Diver is a small village in the westernmost coastal Indian state of Gujarat. It comes within the Vadaodara district. The district headquarters, Vadodara, is located at a distance of 49 km north of the village. The state capital, Gandhinagar, is located about 183 km north-east. The Gulf of Khambhat coast is located 87 km west of Diver.
Places to Stay
Good lodging facilities are available in Vadodara; some of the options which are worth trying out are Hill top Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Tulsi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Chandan Mahal Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Radiant Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) 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 village does not have tourist sites which are worth a visit. There are, however, a lot of interesting places in Vadodara which are worth visiting. Some of the sites which deserve special mention are Makarpura Palace, Nazarbaug Palace, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, Sayaji Baug, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Vadodara Airport at a distance of 54 km.
Vadodara Railway Station is the major railway station close to the area, at a distance of 49 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses pass through the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Vadodara as well as Ahmedabad. Online bus ticket booking facility of Ticketgoose is safe and reliable. So, log on to book your tickets.