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Visitor Information -- The Tourist Information Bureau (tel. 0747/244-3697; Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, closed second Sat of the month and Sun) is located at Circuit House, but the owners of the Haveli Braj Bhushanjee heritage hotel are a mine of information, supplying you with maps, arranging transport, and ready with advice on anything from how much to pay for a rickshaw to opening hours. For an expert guide with true archeological and historical passion for all sights in and around Bundi call Om Prakash Kuki (on his mobile tel. 982/840-4527 or arrange through Bundi Haveli). You can usually change money at your guest house and there are several currency traders in town; ATMs are in the southern part of the town.

Getting There -- You'll likely be arriving by car which is 37km (23 miles) from Kota arriving by bus. If you're bussing it, it's only a short Rs 40 at most to the guesthouses. The better option is rail now that the train stops in Bundi proper (20 minutes after the Kota stop) and is well connected to the rest of the state, including the main Delhi-to-Mumbai line, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, and Chittaurgarh. From the station it's a short Rs 50 rickshaw ride to your hotel. Kota is 130km (81 miles) by road from Sawai Madhopur and 175km (96 miles) from Chittaurgarh, so you can either visit it after you see Ranthambhore and/or Jaipur or combine it with a trip from Udaipur via Chittaurgarh. An A/C taxi to Bundi from Kota will run you Rs 600; a jeep costs Rs 550.

Getting Around -- You can get around the town on foot with ease. Should you tire, auto-rickshaws traverse the narrow streets. If you book into Haveli Braj Bhushanjee or Bundi Haveli, the proprietors will arrange all your transport at very reasonable prices -- yet another reason the hotel is so highly recommended. Expect to pay around Rs 1,200 for an air-conditioned taxi for the day.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.