Bhachau is a small town in the state of Gujarat. It is part of the Kutch district. Bhachau is one of the towns devastated in the earthquake in 2001. The population of this town is 30000 people. It is located north east of Adipur and Gandhidham.
Places to Stay
There are very few accommodation options in Bhachau. However, Adipur, located 32km away, offers accommodation in Hotel Jai Residency and Hotel Shiv Regency to visitors.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, Hindola Mahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Bhachau. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
One of the historical places in Bhachau is the hill of Kathhad Dada. It is the most interesting place to visit here.
How to Get There
The closest airports are Kandla airport and Bhuj Airport. Direct flights to Mumbai are available here. Domestic flights to major Indian cities are available here.
Bhachau station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Bhachau for a brief period.
Bhachau has a direct link to Adipur. Adipur is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Gandhinagar, Indore and Udaipur. The best bus operators that offer quality service include HK Travels, Patel Tours and Travels, and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com and make use of its bus ticket offer.
Sojat is a small municipal town on the banks of river Sukri, situated in Palli district of Rajasthan. Palli is 40 kms away from Sojat and are well connected to each other. Famous for its good quality henna production, the city also happens to be the largest exporter of henna from India. Sojat fort and its reservoir along with numerous century old temples are some of the city’s famous landmarks.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Sojat. Some of them are Dadawadi (Tariff – Rs. 700), Nyaati Nohara (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Arshad (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Prakash (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Sojat is Rajasthani. Other languages such as Hindi and Marwari are also widely used.
In the month of May, the Muslim festival Urs, is celebrated annually at the Dargah of Pir Mastan.
Places of Interest
The city is punctuated with beautiful Havelis and old temples. Chamunda Mata Temple, located on a hillock is a pretty site (6 kms from Sojat). The birthplace of the famous poetess Mirabai is a popular tourist attraction. However the Mehandi plantations in the area are an absolute must see.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Sojat is Jodhpur Airport, located about 105 kms away.
Sojat is well connected by rail to Palli and other major cities like Jodhpur, Jaipur, and Kota.
There are daily bus services to Palli, Jaipur, Kota, Ajmeer and Jodhpur from Srivilliputhur Bus Stand. Rajasthan Tourism and Shrinath Travels are well known bus operators in the region. Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility is fast, safe and reliable.