A village in Gujarat, Iqbalgadh, is based at distance of 204 km from the state capital, Ahmedabad. The charm of the villages lies in its surrounding hills and lush green vegetation. Igbalpur is well connected to popular tourist destinations like Palanpur (22 km), Mount Abu (36 km) and Ambaji (36 km). The best season to visit this place is during the winter.
Places to Stay
For lodging options, one has to travel to Palanpur, which has a number of budget hotels to choose from. Some of them that are worth trying out are Cappal Hotel (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel Surya (Tariff-Rs.500) and Hotel Lajwanti (Tariff-Rs.800).
Gujarati is the common language spoken here.
Some of the major festivals of in this region are the Kite Festival (January), Navratri (October), Diwali (November) and Janmashtami (August).
Places of Interest
Iqbalgadh might not have several places to visit for its tourists, but some major attractions lie in Palanpur; they include Balaram Mahadev Temple, Keerthi Stambh Victory Tower, Balram Palace Resort, Bear Sanctuary, and Kedarnath Mahadev temple. Another attraction is the Ambaji Temple, which is worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Ahmedabad Airport, which connects Iqbalpur with other cities.
Iqbalgadh Railway Station located within the village is the nearest railway station.
State buses are the main sources of transportation in Iqbalgadh. However, a few private operators also serve this area. Bus ticket booking has become very convenient with online bus reservation facility.