Ambaji is a town in the state of Gujarat which is located on the border of Gujarat and Rajasthan. It is around 65km from Palanpur and 45km from Mount Abu. Ambaji has a population of around 14000 people. Ambaji is well known for its marble and granite mines.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Hotel Banjara (Rs 1500), Hotel Apsara (Rs 1000) and Hotel Ambey Residency (Rs 1000) that offer accommodation to visitors.
A mela on BhadarviPoornima held in July is the major event of the year. Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Ambaji. Hindi is commonly understood.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Ambaji are the Gabbar Hill, the Ambaji Mata Temple and Kailash Hill sunset. All these sights are located within 20 km.
How to Get There
At a distance of more than 80km Udaipur airport which offers limited connectivity is the closest. Flights to several major cities can be availed at Udaipur.
Abu Road Railway station is the closest at around 18km away. Trains Bikaner, Jodhpur, Pune, Ajmer, Bangalore, Kolkata and other major centres can be accessed at Abu Road Railway Station.
The RSRTC bus stand 32km away is the main bus stand. Palanpur, Baroda and Ahmedabad can be accessed by bus. The best bus operators that offer quality service include RSRTC buses and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Several bus booking portals offer bus ticket booking coupon on their sites. Look out for discount codes when you book your tickets.
Khedbrahma is a city in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat in India. It is famous for its ancient and mythological connections. The population of the city is considered to be 25,547. A majority of its population are Adivasis. Khedbrahma stands out thanks to its literacy rate, the average literacy rate of this city is 65 percent which is more than that of the whole nation.
Places to Stay
One will be able to find good accommodations near Khedbrahma. Some of the hotels that will be able to accommodate you are - Hotel Vishram( tariff 1000-2000) Yorkshire inn( tariff 1000-1500), Hotel Aradhana (tariff 1000-3800)
Gujarati and Hindi are the languages that are spoken in the city.
Kite Flying is the festival that is celebrated every year on the 14th of February.
Places of Interest
The Lord Brahma Temple and Aditi Steepwall(165 km from Khedbrahma to Pushkar), Ambika Temple (Khedbrahma) - is famous for the Bhadarvi Purnima festival that takes place in the months of September-October.
How to Get There
There is no airport in Khedbrahma. The nearest airport to Khedbrahma is the Dabok airport. (93 km)
It has one railway station ( Khedbrahma Railway Station) with two trains a day connecting all the parts in and around Khedbrahma.
There are many bus operators that provide bus services to travellers. Various bus operators such as Gujarat Travels run their buses from Khedbrahma. Avail of online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com when plan your holiday.