Raniwara is a small hamlet located in Jalore tehsil in the Jalore district of Rajasthan state of India. This village is a part of Raniwara panchayat and comes under the Jodhpur division. The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur, lies 425 km away from Raniwara village. Some of the surrounding villages to Raniwara include Ahore, Raniwara, Sayla and Siwana. The nearby cities to Raniwara include Sheoganj, Sumerpur and Jalore.
Places to Stay
There are limited options for accommodation in Raniwara. There are a few hotels in Jalore which lies 1 km away. Some of the budget friendly options here include Hotel Amar (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Raghu Ratan Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official language of Raniwara is Rajasthani. Hindi is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Raniwara include Sakranti (January), Maha Shivratri (March), Gangaur (March), Teej (August), Holi (March) and Diwali (November).
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Raniwara include Malwara (8 km), Mehada (25 km) and Thoor (36 km).
How to Get There
The Jodhpur airport is the nearest airport to Raniwara. It is located about 123 km away.
The nearest railway station to Raniwara is the Jalore railway station. It is about 1 km away from Raniwara.
Raniwara is well connected to nearby cities through buses. Some of the best bus operators that offer good service in this area for passengers include Shrima Travels and Jain Travels. TicketGoose.com is a well-known online bus booking site of India where you can book bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations.
Palanpur is a city and a municipality of Banaskantha district in the state of Gujarat. It is 126 kms from state capital Gandhinagar towards south. The city is one of the largest cities in North Gujarat after Mehsana. Palanpur is known as "flower city" because of perfumes (Itar) available here. It is also known for its textile retail market and diamonds. A number of primary industries including dairy & marbles are situated in or around the city.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels in Palanpur Cappal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Way Wait Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1300), Hotel Bilipatra (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Green Woods Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Palanpur is Gujarati. People also speak Hindi.
Navratri (October), Diwali (October or November), Holi (March), Vasant Panchmi (January / February), Rakshbandhan (August) and Uttarayan (January) are the important festivals celebrated in Palanpur.
Places to Visit
Some of the places to visit are Balaram Palace (31 kms), The Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary (15 kms), Sun Temple (96 kms), Gayatri Temple (5.2 kms), Jain temples (1.2 kms), Ambaji temple located in Ambaji (55 kms) Kedarnath Mahadev Temple (32 kms) and Balaram Mahadev temple (14 kms).
How to Get There
The nearest international airport is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad (142kms)
Abu Road Railway Station is nearest major railway station (53 kms) to Palanpur.
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC), Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) and some private travel services have regular buses to Palanpur. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Sifat Tours & Travels, Soni Tours & Travels, Shreenath Travelers and Neeta Tours and Travels. Online bus booking site like Ticketgoose.com provides tickets with best deals.