Hadala is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. The village is located at a junction of the Kathiawar peninsula and the rest of Gujarat. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ahmedabad at a distance of 92 km north-east of the village. The Gulf of Khambhat coast is located 29 km south-east of Hadala.
Places to Stay
Being a rural area, hotels are not available in plenty in the area. Good lodging facilities are, however, available in Ahmedabad; 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 to attract tourists’ 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 in Ahmedabad at a distance of 104 km.
Gandhinagar Junction Railway Station is the major railway station close to the area, at a distance of 117 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses pass through different cities in the region. Buses to this village are available from both Ahmedabad as well as Gandhinagar. Some of the private operators active in the region are SRS Travels and Sardar Travels. There are quite a few online bus booking sites from where you can book your tickets to anywhere in India.