Kada is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ahmedabad at a distance of 79 km to the south. The famous Abu Road across the border in Rajasthan is at a distance of 125 km north. Havelis, cuisine, temples, typical mustard-filled Indian landscape are bound to mesmerise you as a traveler.
Places to Stay
As a rural area close to the Rajasthan border, hotels are not readily available here. 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 village may not and in fact does not have 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 71 km.
Mahesana Junction Railway Station in Mahesana is the major railway station close to the area, at a distance of 27 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connecting different cities in the region pass through this village. Buses to Kada are available from Mahesana, Ahmedabad as well as Gandhinagar. Book a bus ticket online and travel hassle free without standing in serpentine queues.