Sumerpur is a city on the southern part of the Pali district in state of Rajasthan. It is also considered to be a significant agricultural market for many nearby districts such as Pali, Sirohi, and Jalore. Sumerpur has a population of 36,991 with Males constituting 52% and females that of48% of the total population. Daal Bati and Churma are famous delicacies here.
Places to stay
Hotel Mansarovar (Tariff- Rs. 500), Moon Place Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 400), and Indira Palace Hotel (Tariff-Rs. 500) are some of the best accommodations available in Sumerpur.
Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages spoken in Sumerpur.
Godwar festival-celebrated in the month of March and Matsya festival-celebrated in the month of October for 2 days are the main events here.
Places of Interest
Jawai Bandh (8 km), Sojat Fort (74 km), and Parashuram Mahadev Temple (74 km) are some places of interest here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sumerpur is Dabok Airport (113 km).
Jawai Bandh (9 km) is the nearest Railway station to Sumerpur. Trains such as ‘Ajmer Dadar Super Fast Express’,’Haridwar-Ahmedabad Mail’, ‘Jodhpur Bangalore Express’ are the trains travelling to and fro daily to Jawai Bandh connecting to all the major cities and states.
There are many bus operators such as Shree Balaji Travels and Gujarat Travels which provide excellent bus services to Sumerpur Bus Stand regularly. These Buses travel as far as from Ahmedabad to Sumerpur which is at a distance of 402 km at a brilliant frequency. Booking a bus ticket has never been easier as you can book through your mobile as well.
Situated in the western part of India, Junagadh literally translates to “Old Fort”. The city is also called “Sorath”. The 7th largest city in Gujarat, it is very close to the capital city of Gandhinagar. Replete with ancient structures and relics, the city is a perfect blend of the present and the past.
Budget Hotels in Junagadh
Some hotels at Junagadh are Hotel Indralok Junagadh (Tariff- Rs. 1571), Hotel Vishala (Tariff- Rs. 1578), The Lotus Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1200) and Picnic Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1000).
The official language of Junagadh is Gujarati. Hindi is also extensively spoken here.
Events in Junagadh
The people of Junagadh celebrate a variety of festivals. Important Indian festivals like Diwali in October - November, Mahashivrathri in February and Holi in March are celebrated here. There is also a Shivratri mela in February that lasts for five days.
Places to See in Junagadh
There are many places of interest in the city. The fort walls that surround the entire city, the mausoleums of the Nawabs of Junagadh, the Tomb of Nuri Shah are just some of them. Also, close to the city is the Gir National park.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Rajkot which is just an hour away, at a distance of 99 km.
Junagadh has its very own railway station which is well connected to all major cities in India.
The city does not have its very own bus stand. The state bus services are available from Porbander which is about 80 minutes from Junagadh. You can also find frequent services from Rajkot and Veraval. TicketGoose.com provides online bus tickets booking facility for travellers visiting their favourite destinations.