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.
Vallabh Vidhyanagar is a municipal council and town situated in the state of Gujarat specifically in the district of Anand. Positioned between two well known cities, Ahmedabad and Vadodara, it is almost 6 km away from the city of Anand. With a population of about 29,000, this place has numerous universities and is also popular as an educational hub of the state. It is also known as V.V Nagar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels around Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of them are Hotel Laksh Residency (Tariff – Rs. 3261) and Madhuban Resort and Spa (Tariff– Rs. 8300).
The official language of Vallabh Vidhyanagar is Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Vallabh Vidhyanagar are Holi (March), Navratri (October) and Gauri Purnima (March).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the places include Sarkhej Roza (82 km), Archaeological Museum, Lothal and Saradar Vallabai Patel University.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Vallabh Vidhyanagar is the Vadodara Airport. It is located about 40 km away from the town.
The Anand railway station, which is about 5 km from the Vallabh Vidhyanagar, is the closest railway station.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Bhuj, Mankuva, Gandhidham and Sukhpar from Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Shree Sahjanand Travels and Mahasagar Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.