Sojat is a small municipal town on the banks of river Sukri, situated in Palli district of Rajasthan. Palli is 40 kms away from Sojat and are well connected to each other. Famous for its good quality henna production, the city also happens to be the largest exporter of henna from India. Sojat fort and its reservoir along with numerous century old temples are some of the city’s famous landmarks.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Sojat. Some of them are Dadawadi (Tariff – Rs. 700), Nyaati Nohara (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Arshad (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Prakash (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Sojat is Rajasthani. Other languages such as Hindi and Marwari are also widely used.
In the month of May, the Muslim festival Urs, is celebrated annually at the Dargah of Pir Mastan.
Places of Interest
The city is punctuated with beautiful Havelis and old temples. Chamunda Mata Temple, located on a hillock is a pretty site (6 kms from Sojat). The birthplace of the famous poetess Mirabai is a popular tourist attraction. However the Mehandi plantations in the area are an absolute must see.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sojat is Jodhpur Airport, located about 105 kms away.
Sojat is well connected by rail to Palli and other major cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur, and Kota.
There are daily bus services to Palli, Jaipur, Kota, Ajmeer and Jodhpur from Srivilliputhur Bus Stand. Rajasthan Tourism and Shrinath Travels are well known bus operators in the region. Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility is fast, safe and reliable.