Devpar-Yaksh is a collection of a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is a part of the Kachchh district in the Kutch region. The major nearby urban agglomeration is Bhuj at a distance of 40 km east. The Gulf of Kutch coast in Mandvi is not too far either at a distance of 52 km.
Places to Stay
Some of the best budget hotels which are worth a try in Bhuj are Dollar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ryan Resort & Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Poonam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Anjali Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700) 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, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
One can always go on a ride to the coastal areas at a distance of 58 km (one hour away) and enjoy the magnificent sunset views over the Arabian Sea. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Bhuj are Kutch Museum, Cenotaphs Complex, Prag Mahal, Aina Mahal Palace and others.
How to Get There
Bhuj Airport is the major airport located at a distance of 44 km from the village.
The Bhuj Railway Station at a distance of 43 km east of the village is the nearest major railway station.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect Bhuj to different towns in the region. Some of the bus operators active in the region are HK Travels Ahmedabad and Patel Tours & Travels among others. Buses to the village are available from Bhuj. Get the best bus ticket booking offer on Ticketgoose.com.