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Samode

Samode

Weather

Samode experiences typical tropical climate that gets too hot and sundry in the summers and cold in the winters. The summer season from April to July is the hot and dry with receding water levels and dry heat making it difficult for tourists. The monsoon rains from July to September bring much needed relief from the dry heat but rising humidity levels can be sapping for overseas travelers. The best time to visit Samode is the winter season from October to February when the temperatures are moderate with minimum temperatures dropping to nearly 4 degrees Celsius while average temperatures ranging between 15 to 20 degrees. The winter season from October to February is cold and foggy especially in the month of December and January.

How To Reach

By Road:

Located on the main Jaipur-Bikaner National Highway, reaching Samode by road is by far the most convenient option for tourists. Driving distance from New Delhi to Samode is 230 Km while state capital of Jaipur is located at a distance of 42 Kms. The popular city of Jaisalmer lies at a distance of 406 Kms from Samode.


By Air:

Samode does not have a dedicated airport facility and the closest airport is one on located in Jaipur at a distance of 42 Kms. The Jaipur airport is well connected to all major Indian cities with regular flights from New Delhi and Mumbai. Good cab and bus services are available to visit Samode from Jaipur.



By Rail:

Samode does not have a dedicated railway station and the closest is one on located in Jaipur at a distance of 42 Kms. Jaipur has a well connected railway station with daily trains running from New Delhi in the north to Mumbai in the South west. Regular train services are also available between Jaipur to Kolkata, Jaipur and Allahabad. The railway station has good cab and bus services for the tourists for excursions and can be hired on a per day basis to travel to Samode.


Overview

Samode is an ancient town located in Shekhawati district of Rajasthan. The city of Samode surrounded by the Aravali mountain ranges is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Rajasthan due to the town rustic appeal. Samode with its majestic fort and cultural brilliance is showcases the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan in its full glory.

 

Samode is located at a distance of 42 Kms from Jaipur on the Jaipur-Bikaner national highway. Samode is visited by a large number of domestic as well as international travelers and tourists. Samode is most famous for its magnificent Samode Fort built 400 years ago by the erstwhile royal family of Rawals which has now been converted into a heritage hotel. Samode Palace allows tourists to witness the royal splendor and magnum of the erstwhile rulers of Rajasthan. Samode Palace is one of the most luxurious heritage hotels in Rajasthan attracting a large number of tourists from all over the globe.

 

Due to Samode's close vicinity to Jaipur and New Delhi; it’s one of the most popular weekend getaways in North India. Samode with its majestic palaces and heritage hotels is a popular destination for honeymooners offering serene ambience and shopping opportunities.  Shopping enthusiasts are recommended to try the wooden and glass beaded handicrafts of Bikaner which underline the city's ancient heritage of the city. Handicrafts made of Lacquer and ivory are also very popular with shops selling souvenirs and traditional Rajasthani apparels across the city.

 

Away from the regular tourist attractions, Samode offers a wonderful insight to the Rajasthani heritage and culture in a perfect royal manner with heritage hotel accommodation and rich cultural galleries.