Dhasa is a city located in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. It is relatively small and is situated 75 km from Bhavnagar which is the administrative capital of the district. Its railway junction was set up in 1880 on the Bhavnagar-Gondol line. This city houses around 8,000 people and its two main industries are oil and cotton.
Places to Stay
The best place to find lodging around Dhasa is in Amreli (45 km from Dhasa.) Some hotels in Amreli are Gir Retreat and Hotel Darshan.
The official language of Dhasa is Gujarati. The other language spoken here is Hindi
The festival of Dussehra is celebrated during the month of October. The popular ‘Garba’ dance is performed here during this period.
Places of Interest
There are several places that can be visited by tourists in Dhasa. These include Gir National Park (125 km from Dhasa) and the Tower of Amreli (45 km from Dhasa.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhavnagar Airport. It is located about 79 km away from the town.
There are express trains to Ahmedabad (215 km from Dhasa.)
There are daily bus services to Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Surat and Vadodara. Some of the best bus operators on these routes include Jay Khodiyar and JK Travels. Make use of a Volvo bus service when you are travelling anywhere in India and travel in comfort.