Adesar is a village located in the Western Indian state of Gujarat. It is part of Kutch district and is located 162 km away from district headquarters Bhuj.
Places to Stay
Kutch, located 82 km away, is the nearest area with good budget options available. Some of them are Hotel Bhagwati Inn (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Poonam Residency (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Shree Manav Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), The Mid Town (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Rambhai (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Adesar is Gujarati and Kutchi.
Rann Utsav, which is a month long celebration of Kutchi culture in many locales through the district, is organised mid-December to mid-January annually.
Places of Interest
There are many wildlife sanctuaries in the district which are easily accessible from Adesar. Some of them are the Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Banni Grasslands Reserve and Kutch Bustard Reserve. Kala Dungar, a hill which is the highest point of Kutch, is also worth a visit.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Adesar is the Kandla Airport located 114km away.
Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station located 156 km away. This station connects Adesar to major cities in the state and across the region like Ahmedabad, Porbander, Delhi and Mumbai.
Shree Sahjanand Travels, Bhavani Travels, Satellite Travels and Ashapura Travels provide reliable services to Adesar bus stand. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where one can confirm tickets to major holiday places across India. Bus booking in India is a huge rage these days, especially with bus booking portals like TicketGoose.com.
A well structured city, Gandhidham falls under the Kachchh District of Gujarat. Well-connected to Kandla and the National Highways, Gandhidham was formed in the 1950s after of the partition of India, to help resettle the refugees from Sindh. A fast developing city in Gujarat state, Gandhidham is connected by road and rail to the rest of India. Transport Nagar, on the suburbs of the city is the hub for all major transport activity in Gandhidham.
Places to Stay
Places like Hotel Aarti International (Tariff-Rs.1,499) and Hotel Shiv Nautica (Tariff-Rs.2,285) offer affordable accommodation from Rs.1500 onwards.
The main festivals in Gandhidham are Deepavali, Navaratri, Ramnavami and Holi.
Gujarati is the official language here. Hindi is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
The city has a Gandhi Samadhi, where last remains of Mahatma Gandhi are kept. The Bhadreswar temple and Modhera built in the 11th century is well-known, The Shiva temple in Kera and the Purneshwar temple constructed in the 10th century is a major tourist attraction neraby.
How to Get There
Gandhidham also has its own airport called Kandla Airport or Galphadar Airport which is located six kilometers north of Gandhidham
The Gandhidham Railway Station runs regular trains that connect the city to the rest of the country.
Well-connected by road, the Gandhidham Bus Terminus has many buses services that connect the city to places across the state. Private bus operators like Patel Tours & Travels, Royal Express and H K Travels run regular bus services to and from the city. If you are planning a vacation, book bus online and remain tension free.