Atkot is a village in the western state of Gujarat. It is situated in the Saurashtra region of that state. Rajkot is the closest major centre to Atkot at around 50km away to the north-west. The Aji River runs close this village. There are plans afoot to build a major canal in this general area.
Places to Stay
There are a few accommodation options in Rajkot, located 50km away, such as Hotel Aditya (Rs 1250), Hotel KK International (Rs 1500) and Jyoti Guest House (Rs 1000).
Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi are the major festivals celebrated here.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Atkot.
Places to Visit
The most interesting places to visit near Atkot are the Sardar Hills (20km), and Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir located in Rajkot about 50km away.
How to Get There
The airport in Rajkot is the nearest to Atkot. It is located over 50km away. It offers connection to Mumbai from where links to major cities in India and the world can be accessed.
The railway station at Rajkot is the closest to Atkot at a distance of 50km. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and numerous other destinations can be reached from Rajkot.
Buses connect Atkot to Jasdan and Rajkot. Farther destinations can all be reached from these centres. GSRTC Travels are the inter-state bus transport available along with and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Opt for booking your tickets in advance and get cheap bus tickets from several travel portals.