Chhatral is a suburb of Ahmedabad city in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is located in the Kathiawar peninsula and the mainland region of the state. Ahmedabad city (centre) is located at a distance of 35 km. One can always head south and explore the Gulf of Khambhat coast at a distance of 117 km.
Places to Stay
Good lodging facilities are available in the city; some of the options which are worth trying out are Royal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Rann Riders (Tariff – Rs. 700), Raj Tilak Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Shereton Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area 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
The area does not have many places which will arrest visitors’ attention. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Ahmedabad are Sabarmati Ashram, Calico Textile Museum, Jama Masjid, Sidi Saiyyed Masjid, Sardar Valllabhbhai Patel National Memorial, Nagina Wadi, Sidi Bashir Masjid, Ellis Bridge, Nehru Bridge, Vastrapur Lake and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at a distance of 28 km.
Ahmedabad Central Railway Station is the major railway station close to the area, at a distance of 32 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses pass through the region. Using bus ticket booking coupons to book your tickets will help you get discounts for your journey.