Chanasma is a taluka based in Patan district of Gujarat. It is located 90 km from Gandhinagar and 17 km from Patan. Chanasma has 72 villages and approximately 60 panchayat. The taluka is encircled by Patan towards North, Bechraji towards south, Unjha towards east and Harji towards west. Some of the nearby cities to Chanasma include Mahesana, Sidhpur and Unjha.
Places to Stay
Chanasma offers several good lodges and home stays to its visitors. People visiting Chanasma often stay at Patan. Some of the budget hotels in Patan include Hotel Alfa (Tariff–Rs. 500), and Hotel Siddhiraj Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official spoken language of Chanasma is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken in Chanasma.
Festivals that are celebrated in Chanasma include Navratri (November), Diwali (November), Holi (March), and the Kite Festival (January).
Places of interest
Chanasma has limited number of tourist destinations. Some of the places around Chanasma include Ahmedabad (91 km), Patan (18 km), and Mahesana (35 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chanasma is the Ahmedabad airport. It is approximately 99 km away from Chanasma.
Chanasma has its own railway station. Regular trains to different cities run from this junction.
Chanasma is well connected with other Indian cities through buses. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include HK Travels, Jain Travels and Mahasagar Travels. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.
Idar is a taluka in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat. Its nearest cities are Himmatnagar (33 km), Gandhinagar (90 km), Khedbrahma, and Vadnagar. Idar is famous for its temples, its old architecture, and palaces. Idar also manufactures wooden toys. Kharadi Bazaar-a market for these wooden toys, is worth a visit.
Places to Stay
The hotels nearby Idar are Hotel Ashirwad (Tariff-Rs. 600), Hotel Landmark (Tariff-Rs. 1,200), Hotel Sarvodaya (Tariff-Rs.800), Hotel Sunrise Grand (Tariff-Rs. 1,500), and Hotel Ambaji Grand (Tariff-Rs. 2,000).
Languages spoken in Idar are Gujarati, Hindi, and English.
Festivals celebrated in Idar are Diwali, Janmashtami, Navratri, Makar Sankranti, and Holi.
Places of Interest
Palace of Idar, Jain temples, Lord Shiva temple, Roothi Rani ka Mahal and Harishchandra Ki Chouri-a temple where Raja Harishchandra got married, are few notable attractions. Other nearby tourist spots are Mehsana (75 km), Ambaji (75 km), Banaskantha (135 km), and Sabarkantha (22 km).
How to Get There
The Ahmedabad Airport (107 km) is the nearest airport with good connectivity to Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Nagpur and Dubai, Doha, Singapore, and Bangkok.
The Abu railway station (82 km) links Idhar to major railway stations like Hyderabad, Jaipur and New Delhi.
Government run GSRTC connects Idar to major nearby cities and towns. Private bus services such as Asha Travels, Sardar Travels, and Shree Arbuda Travels provides connectivity to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vapi and Bhuj with the ticket price of Rs. 350 for Non AC Seater and Sleeper. Ticketgoose.com has several operators on its site that enables bus booking in India.