Balva is a village that is situated just 17 km from the state capital of Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The village lies close to the Sabarmati River.
Places to Stay
Gandhinagar has a number of good, budget-friendly hotels to choose from. Some of them are Skylon Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Mid Town (Tariff – Rs. 1000), House Queen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Gokul (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Balva is Gujarati.Hindi is also spoken here.
Uttarayan and Navratri are the most popular events in the city. Uttarayan is the kite flying festival which is celebrated in January every year while Navratri is a nine-day folk festival which is celebrated in October.
Places of Interest
Gandhinagar has many tourist spots to visit. The Akshardham temple (18km away) and the Mahatma Mandir (16km away) are two prominent spots. The botanical gardens at Sarita Udyan (22km away) and Deer Park (25km away) are also popular tourist attractions.
How to Get There
The Ahmedabad airport is the closest one to Balva. It is about 36 km away.
The Gandhinagar railway station connects the village to just about every major city in the country.
Sabar Travels, Shree Patel Travels, Balaji Travels, Shubh Travels and Vidhi Tours and Travels are some of the well-known, private operators who offer daily services to and from Gandhinagar to prominent cities in the region. Choose from multiple top operators, bus types, convenient schedules and price. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.