Tonk is a popular district in Rajasthan that attracts thousands of tourists from all around the country due to its sheer natural beauty and architectural marvels. The city is located on the banks of river Banas and is approximately 96 kilometers [60 miles] from Jaipur. Tonk was also known as the princely capital of British India during the early 1800 up till the mid-1900s.
The state was initially founded during the late 1700s by Nawab Muhammad Amir Khan and played a vital role during the period of British rule in India. The city has historical significance and is surrounded by palaces and temples which tourists can enjoy while sightseeing.
People can visit the city easily as it is located on National Highway-12 and is around the famous city of Jaipur in the north and Ajmer in the west. Monsoon hits the city of Tonk usually during the month of June and lasts till mid-September. This is the most preferred time to visit the city as the entire district comes to life with the splash of the beautiful summer rains.
The maximum temperature of Tonk during summers can be as high as 45 degrees Celsius, with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius. On the other hand, winters can be cold as temperatures as low as 8 degree Celsius have also been recorded on an average. This city, unlike other metropolitan settlements of the country, has a lower population density. This is what makes tourism favorable in Tonk as the city is not overwhelmingly crowded with people. Tourists can spend some valuable time with their friends and family members in the peaceful natural set up of Tonk and experience the true beauty of Rajasthan. All this way from their busy schedules and stressful lives.
Popular tourist attractions in Tonk includes the very famous Sunhari Kothi which is a hall room that is made up of pure gold, originally built by Nawab Mohammed Ibrahim Ali Khan. The Hathi Bhata which is a traditional architectural marvel that was carved out of a single stone is also worth a visit. The Bisalpur Dam and the Bisaldeo temple also are attractions that tourists can enjoy when in Tonk.
Experiencing OYO Hotels in Tonk
OYO recognizes the traditional and cultural marvel of Tonk and hence offers some of the best hotels in the heart of Rajasthan.
The OYO rooms in Tonk range from Rs. 750 to Rs. 1,100 per night on an average and offer several amenities which include free Wi-Fi, Parking facilities, 24/7 power backup, in-house restaurants, CCTV cameras, ATM facilities, couple-friendly accommodation among many others. You can also search for hotels that allow payment at the hotel for added convenience.
You can also filter for OYO wizard member hotels and get an additional exclusive discount while making your next travel booking. Don't forget to download the OYO mobile app for exclusive app-only deals and discounts. The beauty of Tonk is waiting for you to explore its wonders.