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.
Jamkhambhalia is a municipality in the Devbhoomi Dwarka district of Gujarat. It is the biggest town in the district and also serves as district headquarters. Khambhalia is a very old city and is famous only because it’s en route to the glorious city, Dwarka. It is popular for the production of ghee, which is exported to many cities and towns in India.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Jamkhambhalia like Express Residency Hotel (Tariff - Rs2000), Hotel Jash Palace (Tariff – Rs1000).
The official languages spoken in Jamkhambhalia are Hindi and Gujarati.
Uttarayan, a kite flying festival, is an important event in Jamkhambhalia. A fair is held every year along the banks of the Ghee Nadi, on the last three days of the month of Shravan. There is another annual fair held at the Shiru Talao, a famous lake.
Places of Interest
Aradhana Dham, Khamnath, Jadeshwar Tekri, Ghee Dham, and an old temple situated on the outskirts of Ramnath, are some of the attractions that Jamkhambhalia has to offer .
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jamkhambhalia is in Jamnagar( 52 km) and is well connected with the rest of the country, with flights available to Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Jaipur.
The Jamkhambhalia Railway Station connects this town to major cities like Khambhalia, Jamnagar, and Dwarka.
Jamkhambhalia is very well connected by road. The major bus operators are Patel Tours and Travels, Royal Express, and the interstate bus service. Buses connect this town to cities like Ahmedabad, Dwarka, Bhuj, and Aanjar. You don’t have to stand in serpentine queues anymore as you can easily book bus ticket online.