A city located in the Shekhawati region of Sikar District in Rajasthan state, Sikar has many well-known and historic building that attracts tourists. The city is well connected by roads to all the major cities in the state. National highway NH-11, which connects Sikar to Jaipur and Bikaner passes through the centre of the city. Sikar is now emerging as one of the main education hubs in the state.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Sikar. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Sanwariya, Sikar, Shekhawati Hotel and Sunrise Hotel that offers rooms from Rs.900 onwards.
All annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Rajasthani and Hindi are the Local Languages here
Places to Visit
Sikar Fort, Sai Dham (Mundwara), Sri Digamber Jain Bada Mandir and Bawari Gate and Madho Niwas Kothi are located within a kilometre of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Jaipur
Sikar has its own Railway Station
Sikar has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Shrinath Nandu Travels, Kalpana Travels, Shrinath Travel and Virat Travels that run regular buses to and from the town. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.
Ramgarh is a major town of Uttarakhand state, located in the Nainital district. It is a popular hill station and a major tourist attraction. The unexplored town of Ramgarh is located at a distance of 35 km from the main city of Nainital and 30 km from Mukteshwar. This place is a famous strategic point for the picturesque view of the snow-clad mountain of the great Himalayas that attracts many travelers to the town.
Places to Stay
A number of exotic budget-friendly hotels are available in Ramgarh. Some of them worth mentioning are Tulip Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Trh Hill View (Tariff – Rs.900) and the like.
Hindi is the official language of Ramgarh town.
The important festivals of Ramgarh are Basant Panchami celebrated in February, Harela in July, Makar Sankranti in January, Deepawali in November and many other such events.
Places of Interest
The view of the snow-covered Himalayan peak is a major attraction of the pristine town of Ramgarh. Some of the other important tourist attractions are the Girija Devi Temple, Nathuakhan village, the panoramic view of the mountain peaks from Gagar, the 350-year-old Mukteshwer Dham and many more such places.
How to Get There
The Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of 85 km from the city center.
Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station located at a distance of 54 km from the main centre.
There are many bus routes that connect the important places of Ramgarh. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) is a major bus transport service connecting the nearby cities. There are also private bus operators such as Shrinath Nandu Travels; Diamond Motors etc. also operate within different places across the town. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle.