A town in Rajasthan, Nathdwarais located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas River. This town is famous for its temple of Krishna which houses the14th-century idol of Shrinathji. Set amid idyllic hillsNathdwaraitself is popularly referred to as ‘Shrinathji’. The shrine in this town was built in the 17th century. The town is also well-known for its 'pichhwai' paintings, handmade terracottas, ivory articles and milk-made sweets.
Places to Stay
There are a good number of hotels in Nathdwara. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Vrinda Hotel (Tariff-Rs.1000 onwards) and Hotel Shrinath Inn (Tariff-750)
Holi, Diwali and Janmashtmi,Annakutta are major festivals in this town
Rajasthani is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The Shrinathji temple in the heart of town is the place to visit here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Udaipur(56kms)
The nearest railway station is the Mavli Junction (28kms)
Nathdwara Bus Stand and Nathuwas Bus Stoprun regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Shrinath Travel Agency, Parshwanath Travel Pvt. Ltd, Eagle L.K. Travels and Vishwakarma Tour andTravels that offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.
Ajmer is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city was established as “Ajayameru” by the ruler named Shakambhari Chahamana. The city is located at a distance of 135 km from Jaipur. It is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains and is the pilgrimage center for the shrine of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. It is the base for visiting Pushkar (11 km) which is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage center and is famous for Brahma temple. It has been selected as one of the heritage cities in India.
Places to Stay
There are budget and luxury hotels available for the tourists near this place such as Hotel Kanak Sagar (Tariff – Rs. 1,620 onwards), Regenta Inn Embassy (Tariff – Rs. 2,774 onwards), Aroma Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2,066 onwards), Hotel Venus (Tariff – Rs. 999 onwards), Hotel Prithviraj Ajmer (Tariff – Rs. 760 onwards) and others.
The official language of Ajmer is Hindi. Marwari and English are the regional languages of the city.
Being a Muslim majority area, they celebrate E-Id and Urs with great enthusiasm and also they give equal importance in celebrating Teej, Holi and Diwali.
Places of Interest:
The best time to visit this place is from June to February. Major places to be visited in this area are Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Soniji Ki Nasiyan, Nareli Jain temple, Taragarh Fort, Akbari Fort and Museum, Tomb of Khwaja Husain Ajmeri, Sai Baba temple, Pushkar Brahma temple (11 km away from the city), Pushkar Lake and few. The nearest cities are Jaipur, Udaipur, and Jodhpur.
How to Get There:
Kishangarh Airport is the nearest airport which started its operation on October 11, 2017, that connects Delhi and Jaipur. The second nearest airport is located in Jaipur named Sanganer airport which is 135 km away from Ajmer.
Ajmer railway station is located within the city that lies on Mumbai – Ahmedabad - Jaipur – Delhi line. Some of the trains connecting this station are Ajmer Shatabdi and Ajmer Rajdhani, Chetak Express, Ali Sdah Express, Aravalli Express and Bsb Express.
Deluxe and Semi-Deluxe buses run through this place connecting the nearby cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaisalmer. There are many private operators operating in this area and one among them is TicketGoose. You can book your bus ticket online
to have an uninterrupted journey.