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.
Pilani is a small town in Rajasthan. It is part of the Shekhawati region. It is surrounded by small villages and is an educational hub. It is well known because of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, which is a world class institution, and one of the best colleges in the country. Pilani has typically has extreme climate; the months of March and October are a good time to visit, as the weather is more pleasant.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotels in Pilani like Sitaram Bhandar YatriNivas (Tariff – Rs.1200), Dalmia Guest House (Tariff – Rs1.500) and Nishant Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1000).
The official language of Pilani is Hindi. Since this is a small town, not many people speak English.
The important festivals in this region are Gaur, Diwali in the month of October, Holi in March, and Teej in August.
Places of Interest
There are many places of tourist interest in Pilani like Birla Museum, Saraswati Temple, Shivaganga canal, and temples like Ram Mandir and Durga Temple. The BITS Pilani campus is also worth a visit. There are many villages around Pilani that are interesting like Khedla, 2 km away, and Brahmanoki Dani, 10 km away.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pilani is Delhi, 210 km away. Delhi airport is well connected to various cities across India, and several international destinations as well.
There is no railway station in Pilani. The closest railway station is Chirawa, 16km away. It is served by the North Western Railway, but there are not too many direct trains to this place.
Pilani Bus station is within town and has daily regular buses to Delhi, Jaipur and parts of Haryana. Interstate buses are very reliable, and the popular private tour operators are Bharat Transport and Shree Maruti Travels. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.