All Bus Operators From Sirohi to Chotila
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.
A small hamlet in Gujarat’s Rajkot district, Chotila is about 170 km away from Ahmedabad. A renowned destination for Hindu pilgrims, it lies on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot Highway. The district headquarters, Rajkot, lies at a distance of 46 km west. Temple as well as Gujarati Thali enthusiasts must visit this place.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotel choices near Chotila in Surendranagar at a distance of 11 km. Some of them are Hotel Shiv International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards), Krishna Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Aditya (Tariff – Rs. 770) among others.
The official languages of the area are Gujarati and Hindi.
The Navratri festival is celebrated in Chotila with great joy, usually between September-November. Other important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The main attraction of Chotila is the Mataji temple which stands on top of the Chotila hill. Another popular tourist spot is the temple of Lord Shiva in Thanghad, located at a distance of 19 km away. Rajkot however has a good list of tourist options among which Lang Library, Gebanshah Pir Dargah, Swaminarayan Temple, Hashanshah Pir Dargah, Turkibapu's Dargah, Mohandas Gandhi High School, Watson Museum and Rotary Midtown Library are must-visits among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chotila is the Rajkot Airport which is located around 49 km.
Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 47 km.
There are regular bus services to Chotila provided by various private travel operators. Buses are readily available from Rajkot. While booking your tickets online look out for those bus booking sites that offer the cheapest bus tickets.
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