Ranakpur: A Traveller’s Guide To One Of Rajasthan’s Best Kept Secrets

Ranakpur Jain Temple - A Spectacle

Planning a visit to Ranakpur? Well, look no further. We have compiled an exhaustive list of FAQ’s which would help any traveller coming to this destination.

  • Why is Ranakpur A True Traveller’s destination?
    • Nestled in the Aravallis, Ranakpur is an oasis in the desert state of Rajasthan. Ranakpur is best known for its marvellous Jain Temple & natural scenic beauty. From historical landmarks to adventure and leisure to religion, Ranakpur offers experiences for one and all. For more details, please visit https://www.manahotels.in/ranakpur#explore
  • How Do I Reach Ranakpur?
    • Ranakpur is situated between Udaipur & Jodhpur in Pali District of Rajasthan (India). It is just 90 km from Udaipur and Pali. For more details, please visit https://www.manahotels.in/contactus
    • Nearest Railway station is FALNA which is 33 Km away from the town. Private taxi’s are available for pick-up & drop from the station. Udaipur Railway Station is about 90 Km away; Mana Hotels can arrange pick & drop from either of these stations
    • Nearest Airport is Maharana Pratap, Udaipur which is 120 Km from Mana Hotels. Private taxi’s are available for pick up & drop facilities. Jaipur & Ahmedabad are the closest International airports at 350 km from Mana Ranakpur.
  • Why Do People Visit Ranakpur?
    • The Ranakpur Jain temple is frequented by the Jain community for obvious reasons but all other tourists coming to Rajasthan (domestic & foreign) visit the temple for its architectural beauty. Ranakpur is turning out to be a popular leisure destination for friends & families from Rajasthan & Gujarat. Ranakpur & Mana Hotels also offer a great venue for families to celebrate important occasions such as weddings & anniversaries. Lastly, the range of outdoor experiences available in this destination are also attracting a lot of organizations for conducting off site trainings, team building activities and strategy meets.
  • What is the minimum length of stay recommended?
    • To explore the true colours of Ranakpur, you would need to stay here for at least 3 nights. However, 2 nights stay over a weekend is also sufficient to relax and rejuvenate yourself.  
  • What are the things to explore in Ranakpur?
    • Apart from the magnificent Jain temple one can experience a Leopard Safari, Jungle Treks, Ranakpur Dam, Camel Rides, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Village Safari and many more experiences. Ranakpur has a lot to offer for individuals & groups alike. Mana Hotels is happy to design an itinerary specific to your tastes & needs. For more details, please visit https://www.manahotels.in/ranakpur#explore
  • What is the distance of Ranakpur Jain Temple from Mana Hotels?
    • Mana Hotels is situated just 5 km from the Jain Temple which is a 10-minute drive.
  • What are the timings & fees of the Ranakpur Jain Temple?
    • For Indian Nationals, timings are from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm 
    • For Foreign Nationals, timings are from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm
    • There is no fee for Darshan but for Videography/camera, the fee ranges from INR 100/- to INR 300/-. Video Guide & Special Aarti can be arranged on a chargeable basis.
    • All guests are required to dress in full attire (shorts/skirts not allowed) and no leather items are permitted inside the temple
    • Timings may vary and all visitors are recommended to check these details closer to date of travel.
  • What is the best time to visit Ranakpur?
    • From the start of the monsoon season in mid-July to end of March are most preferred by our clients due to the greenery and pleasant weather. However, we find a lot of families visiting Ranakpur during the summer vacation months.
  • What is the best time to do the Jungle Safari?
    • Like other safaris and national reserves in India, the Safari’s are shut from July to September on account of monsoons. The safari is open for tourists for the rest of the year.
  • How far is the Kumbhalgarh Fort from Ranakpur?
    • Kumbhalgarh Fort is 45 km from Ranakpur which takes around 60-75 minutes to reach by road. Kumbhalgarh fort can be visited as a half day excursion from Ranakpur with ease.
  • Is the summer season a good time to visit Ranakpur?
    • Considering that Ranakpur is located in Southern Rajasthan, May & June are hot during daytime. But fortunately, due to the surrounding hills & greenery, early morning & evenings are pleasant even in the summer months. Keeping these weather conditions in mind, Mana Hotels offers a fully air-conditioned resort along with summer activities such as rain dance, swimming pool and indoor games making it an ideal summer getaway.
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Mana Hotels is a venture of Sheevam Group of Companies (www.sheevam.in). Our goal is to set up budget boutique hotels in locations that offer something unique. Our young management aims to provide offbeat experiences that redefine luxury.