All Bus Operators From OSIAN to Sirohi
An oasis in the Thar Desert, Osian is also nicknamed as the Khajuraho of Rajasthan. Located in Jodhpur district, this town has several Jain temples that are worth visiting. Earlier, a major religious hub of the Marwar kingdom, the ruins of the temples stand testimony to its former glory. The National Highway 11 lies close to the town, thus making it a well connected place.
Places to Stay
In terms of accommodation facilities, Osian does not have much to offer. However, tourists can opt to stay in Jodhpur (67 km), where there are a number of budget hotels, including Sachdeva Excellency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.700), Royale Plazo Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Hotel Haveli Jodhpur (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Rajasthani and Hindi are commonly spoken in the area.
The most important festivals celebrated in this town are Holi in March-April, Teej Festival in July-August, Dushera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The major attractions here are Kali Temple, Sachiya Mata Temple, Surya Temple, Jain Mahavira Temple, Harihara Hindu Temples, Pipplala Temples and Shri Mandore Bheruji.
How to Get There
Jodhpur Airport, which is 64 km from here, is the closest from the town.
Osian Railway Station is just a kilometer away from the town centre.
There are buses from Surat, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur. Rathore Travels is one of the top operators travelling on this route. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home
Sirohi is situated in southern Rajasthan in western India. Sirohi has a chain of 14 Jain temples and is also known as ‘Devnagri’ (land of lords or temple city). Initially, Sirohi was the capital of princely state ruled by Deora Rajput. It has five Tehsils (administrative blocks) – Pindwara, Aburoad, Reodar, Sheogani and Sirohi. Place to Stay
There are various places to stay in Sirohi. Hotel Kalpataru Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards) near the new bus stand, Hotel Baba Ramdev (Tariff – Rs. 1500 onwards), Atul Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), Siyava Valley Resort (Rs. 1750 onwards), Hotel Rajkamal (Tariff – Rs. 700 onwards), Kabra Inn (Rs. 800). Language
The official language of Sirohi is Hindi. The locals speak Marwadi. Event
Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated with great fervor. There is a festival where unmarried and married women offer their prayers to Goddess Parvati for prosperity and long life of their husbands. Unmarried girls seek good husbands. A colourful procession is taken out on this occasion. Gangaur hold a special place for the Garasia tribal, in Siorhi - Mt. Abu region.Places of Interest
Sirohi is known for Sirohi Fort located at the Siranwa Hill. This fort is located on the eastern slope. Kesar Villa Palace an exquisite building located in Sirohi Fort is worth visiting. Sirohi is a significant place in Jain pilgrimage. Ajari, Basanth Garh, Varman, Ambeshwar Ji Temple, Jirawal Temple, Karodidhwaj Temple are few of such temples. How to Get There
There is an air strip in Sirohi. The nearest airport to Sirohi is Dabok Airport (88.67 Km) and Jodhpur Airport (162.52 Km).
Sirohi is connected with various cities across Rajasthan. Nearest railway station to Sirohi are Sirohi Road station and Abu Road station. Express trains enrooted to Gujarat and Ajmer pass through Sirohi Road station.
Air-conditioned, non air-conditioned and Volvo bus services ply between Jaipur and Sirohi. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons
through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.
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