The town is surrounded by the tourist places like Udaipur, Chittaurgarh and Dungarpur. Name derived from Bans (bamboo trees), Banswara is mainly the residence of tribals of the region.
Maharawal Jamal Singh founded the state and bounded the capital town by a stone wall. The wall is now in ruins. In the encient town of Banswara there is also a palace of former rulers.
As located on Aravalli hills teak forests, Khajur and Mahua trees are commonly found. Banswara has a rich wildlife including squirrels, lizards, snakes, chinkara, ronj and four horned antelope. The avian variety includes the black drongo, grey shirke, green bee-eater, parrot, jungle crow, woodpecker and common myna. Grey jungle fowl and grey partridge are generally spotted in the remote parts of the forests.
This four days religious festival are celebrated by the tribals of the region. The fair takes place on the banks of the river Som and Mahi dring Magh Shukla Ekadshi to Magh Shukla Poornima (Shivratri, January–February). In these days Baneshwar fair has got a lot of popularity amonth the domestic and international tourists.
As such there is no Airport at Banswara, But Udaipur (160 km) and Indore (MP) (212 km) are the nearest Airports.RAIL
Ratlam Junction (80 KM) is the nearest Railway station to Banswara.ROAD
Well connected by road with:
Udaipur165 km, Dungarpur 89 Km, Chittorgarh 185 km, Udaipur 165 km and Jaipur 527 km.