Anjar is a one of the earlist towns in the Kutch district of Gujarat. Its history stretches back over 1400 years to around 650 AD. It is located about 40km from Kandla port in the southern part of the district. Due to its proximity to the Desert of Kutch, the climate in Anjar is very dry.
Places to Stay
It's difficult to find places to stay here and it's usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, HindolaMahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Anjar. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Anjar are Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Sawaser Naka, Jesal-Toral Samadhi and BhidBhanjanMahadev Temple all located within a 25 km radius.
How to Get There
The closest airport is Kandla airport at a distance of approximately 8 km. Bhuj Airport is 40km, also convenient. Direct flights to Mumbai are available
Anjar station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Anjar for a brief period.
Anjar is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Udaipur and Indore by road. The best bus operators that offer quality service include H.K Travels, GSRTC and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season.
Chanasma is a taluka based in Patan district of Gujarat. It is located 90 km from Gandhinagar and 17 km from Patan. Chanasma has 72 villages and approximately 60 panchayat. The taluka is encircled by Patan towards North, Bechraji towards south, Unjha towards east and Harji towards west. Some of the nearby cities to Chanasma include Mahesana, Sidhpur and Unjha.
Places to Stay
Chanasma offers several good lodges and home stays to its visitors. People visiting Chanasma often stay at Patan. Some of the budget hotels in Patan include Hotel Alfa (Tariff–Rs. 500), and Hotel Siddhiraj Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official spoken language of Chanasma is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken in Chanasma.
Festivals that are celebrated in Chanasma include Navratri (November), Diwali (November), Holi (March), and the Kite Festival (January).
Places of interest
Chanasma has limited number of tourist destinations. Some of the places around Chanasma include Ahmedabad (91 km), Patan (18 km), and Mahesana (35 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chanasma is the Ahmedabad airport. It is approximately 99 km away from Chanasma.
Chanasma has its own railway station. Regular trains to different cities run from this junction.
Chanasma is well connected with other Indian cities through buses. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include HK Travels, Jain Travels and Mahasagar Travels. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.