Bhingrad is a small village in the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat. By virtue of it being located in the semi-arid region as well as being quite close to the coast of Arabian Sea (at a distance of 107 km), temperatures can be really oppressive with the amount of heat and humidity. The district headquarters of Amreli is at a distance of 28 km.
Places to Stay
Some of the better lodging facilities are available in the city of Bhavnagar (at a distance of 85 km). Some of the options which are worth trying out are White Rose Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Rangoli Park Hotel & Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1000),Vrindavan Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) and others.
The official language of Bhingrad is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Most places of tourist interest lie in the city of Bhavnagar. Some of the must-visit places include Takhteshwar Temple, Nilambag Palace, Mangalsinhji Mahal Palace, Bhav Vilas Palace, Gaurishankar Lake, Barton Library and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhavnagar Airport at a distance of 91 km.
The Amreli Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 29 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Some of the private operators include JK Travels and Suvidha Travels. Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.