The booking office, which gets chaotic when it opens, is located inside the Shilpgram campus off Ranthambhore Rd. Seats in gypsies and canters can be reserved on the website, though a single gypsy (with a premium pr…
Look for the sub-branch on MI Rd then walk down the lane beside it to find DHL Express. For parcels, the first kilo is expensive, but each 500g thereafter is cheap. All packaging is included in the price. Credit car…
A cost-effective and efficient institution, though the back-and-forth can infuriate. Parcel-packing-wallahs out the front must first pack, stitch and wax seal your parcel for a fee (₹100 per small package) before se…
Should be able to supply a map of Ajmer, which includes a map of Pushkar. The tourist office also has details about Ajmer’s Paying Guest House Scheme, which gives you the opportunity to stay with an Indian family.
Near the reserve's booking office. Gives an honest and sobering appraisal of Sariska's past, present and onging threats. It's worth a look, and there's a small souvenir shop attached.
State-run, but part of Soni Hospitals group (www.sonihospitals.com). Before 3pm, outpatients go to the CT & MRI Centre; after 3pm, go to the adjacent Emergency Department.
At the entrance to the park, which is less than a 1km walk from most of the hotels, you can hire guides, rickshaws, binoculars and bikes after purchasing your ticket.
Safari agency that gets good reviews. At the time of research it was charging ₹2200 per person for a seat in a gypsy and ₹1800 in a canter.
On the crossroads about 700m from the national park entrance; has a free map of Bharatpur and Keoladeo National Park.
Private hospital, with 24-hour emergency department, helpful staff and clear bilingual signage.