Bhujpar is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is located at a distance of 57 km away from the major regional urban hub, Bhuj. The village is sort of sandwiched on a stretch of land between the Gulf of Kutch and Rann of Kutch lake. Those looking for an outing in the midst of water bodies can head to this place.
Places to Stay
Some of the best budget hotels which are worth a try in Bhuj are Poonam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Anjali Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Dollar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ryan Resort & Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of Bhuj is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village as a whole does not have tourist places to boast of. There are, however, many places to visit in the city of Bhuj. One can always go on a ride to the coastal areas at a distance of 58 km from the city (one hour away) and enjoy the magnificent sunset views over the Arabian Sea. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the city are Kutch Museum, Cenotaphs Complex , Prag Mahal, Aina Mahal Palace and others.
The nearest airport to the city is the Bhuj Airport located at a distance of 59 km.
Bhuj Railway Station is the major railway station at a distance of 57 km west of the village.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect Bhuj to different towns in the region. Buses to the village are readily available from Bhuj. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.
A census town in Kutch district of Gujarat, Mundra is famous for it’sfor tie-dye and block-print textiles. TheMundra Port is the largest private port in the country. The town has been witnessing rapidindustrialisation after the earthquake in 2001. Mundralies on the north shores of the Gulf of Kutch and is about 50kmssouth of Anjar.
Places to Stay
There are a good number of hotels in Mundra. Tourists visiting the place can stay at Hotel Samudra (Tariff Rs. 800 onwards) and Hotel Zarna (Tariff Rs.600 onwards)
Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas is celebrated here.
Gujarathi is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The Mahadev temple, the Mughal Gate and the port located within 3kms of the bus stand are places to see in this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Bhuj (60 km).
Mundrahas its own railway station
MundraBus Stand runs regular bus service to neighbouring towns and villages. There are a great number of bus operators like Ramani Travels, H.K. Travels and Patel Tours & Travelsthat offer travellers regular bus services to and from the town. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.