Jatruda, a village on the banks of River Pipariya, is located in Gujarat’s Amreli district. The Lathi-Liliya Highway passes through this village. This village is surrounded by lush green meadows. The vicinity is picturesque and worth visiting. If you like going for hikes, this is the place for you. Some of the nearby cities include Lathi, Amreli, Savarkundla and Palitana.
Places to Stay
There are no budget hotels available in Jatruda. For budget hotels visit Junagadh, which is 124 km away. A few of these hotels are Hotel Vishala (Tariff – Rs.347), Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs.704) and Hotel National (Tariff – Rs.331).
The official language spoken in Jatruda is Gujarati. People here also speak in Hindi.
The festivals celebrated in Jatruda 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 many tourist attractions such as ancient temples, forts and lakes in the surrounding areas. These are Amreli (18 km), Damnagar (22 km), Nana Machiyala (21 km) and Lathi (19 km) away from Jatruda.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Jatruda is located in Bhavnagar, which is 106 km away.
There is no railway station in Jatruda. Hathigadh Railway Station is the nearest railway station situated 10 km away from Jatruda.
Jatruda is constantly bustling with state-run and private buses from all nearby cities and towns. There are GSRTC buses connecting this village from all cities in Gujarat. Online bus reservation facility has made the process of bus booking in India very convenient.