When to go
The best season to visit Jhalawar is winters, from October to February. The days are comfortable and the nights are chilly. This is also the time when the oranges bloom and you can see the orchards surrounding the town.
By Air: The nearest domestic airport is Indore (240km away) and the nearest international airport is Jaipur (345km away). A one-way taxi from Indore airport costs around ₹3,500.
By Rail: Trains from Delhi, Mumbai, and Jaipur travel through Jhalawar Road, a small railhead 27km/40 min from Jhalawar (taxis charge ₹1,000 one-way; buses leave every hour).
By Road: Jhalawar is 608km/11 hr south of Delhi on NH8 and NH12, via Jaipur and Kota.
Unmetered autos are the most convenient ways to get around Jhalawar. You can also hire autos for a full day of sightseeing for about ₹350. There are local buses that charge ₹10 for a one-way ride to Jhalarapatan from Jhalawar.
Jhalawar has nice options for accommodation in the form of hotels, home stays and palatial hotels. There are options for all budget sizes. You can check them out here.
Virendra Bhawan is a great homestay in the heart of the city. It costs around ₹3,000 per night for double occupancy.