Kamliwada is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. The famous Abu Road across the border in Rajasthan is at a distance of 103 km north-east. The closest major urban agglomeration is the city of Ahmedabad at a distance of 126 km south. The village technically lies between Abu Road and Ahmedabad. Havelis, cuisine, temples and mustard fields are bound to mesmerise you as a traveler.
Places to Stay
As Kamliwada is a rural area near 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), Raj Tilak Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Shereton Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Rann Riders (Tariff – Rs. 700) 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 lacks places to attract tourists’ attention. However, 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 121 km.
Mahesana Junction Railway Station in Mahesana is the major railway station close to the area, at a distance of 50 km.
State transport buses as well as private buses connecting different cities in the region pass through this village. Buses to the area are available from Mahesana, Abu Road, Ahmedabad as well as Gandhinagar. There are several bus operators that have made booking bus tickets easier through their websites.