Jambuda, a remote village situated along the coastal region, is a great weekend getaway in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district. This village has a lot of nearby attractions such as bird sanctuary, beaches and dams and lakes. Those visiting Jambuda can also travel to Kalavad, Gandhidham, Adipur and Jamnagar that are located nearby.
Places to Stay
For budget hotels, visit Jamnagar, which is 19 km away from Jambuda where there are comfortable hotels. These hotels are Kanku Hotel (Tariff – Rs.564), Hotel Ashiana (Tariff – Rs.333) and Jay Khodiyar Guest House (Tariff – Rs.175).
The official language spoken in Jambuda is Gujarati. People here also speak in Hindi.
The most celebrated festivals in Jambuda are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Janmashtami in August, Ganesha Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are some major tourist attractions in and around Jambuda. The attractions are Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary (18 km), Balachadi Beach (10 km), Balachadi Poonam Beach (9 km), Rozi Environmental Park (26 km), Vijarkhi Dam (16 km), Lakhota Lake (18 km) and Dhrangada, 20 km away from Jambuda.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Vadodara, which is 369 km away from this village.
There is no railway station in Jambuda. The closest railway station is situated in Alia Bada, which is about 9 km away from the village of Jambuda.
There are numerous buses travelling to and fro neighbouring cities and towns. There are some private bus operators such as Neeta Tours & Travels and Patel Tours & Travels that run Volvo A/C buses from Ahmedabad to Jambuda. Ticketgoose.com is one of the best portals from where you can book bus online.