Mangvana is a village that is situated in Nakhatra in the Kachchh district of Gujarat. This village is one of 132 villages in the Nakhatrana tehsil. Mangvana is located at a distance of 37 km from Bhuj, 19 km from Nakhatrana and 394 km from Gandhinagar. The village is surrounded by Bhuj, Mandvi, Abdasa and Mundra. Some cities that lie close to it include Gandhidham, Bhuj and Adipur.
Places to Stay
There are a few budget-friendly hotels in Nakhatrana which is at a distance of 19 km from Mangvana. Some of the hotels here include Hotel Relish (Tariff – Rs. 1500) and Hotel Fun ‘n’ Food (Tariff – Rs. 300.)
The official spoken language of Mangvana is Gujarati. Hindi is also spoken widely in Mangvana.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Mangvana include Navratri (October), Ganesha Chaturthi (September), the Kite Festival (January), Diwali (November) and Holi (March.)
Places of Interest
Some places of interest around Mangvana include Bhuj (35 km), Mandvi (49 km), Jamnagar (127 km) and Dholayira (128km.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rudramata airport which is located at a distance of 37 km from Mangvana.
The nearest railway station is the Bhuj railway station which is at a distance of 37 km from the village.
Mangvana is well-connected with other cities and towns by buses. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Patel Tours and Travels, and HK Travels. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets.
Anjar is a one of the earlist towns in the Kutch district of Gujarat. Its history stretches back over 1400 years to around 650 AD. It is located about 40km from Kandla port in the southern part of the district. Due to its proximity to the Desert of Kutch, the climate in Anjar is very dry.
Places to Stay
It's difficult to find places to stay here and it's usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, HindolaMahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Anjar. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Anjar are Shree Swaminarayan Temple at Sawaser Naka, Jesal-Toral Samadhi and BhidBhanjanMahadev Temple all located within a 25 km radius.
How to Get There
The closest airport is Kandla airport at a distance of approximately 8 km. Bhuj Airport is 40km, also convenient. Direct flights to Mumbai are available
Anjar station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Anjar for a brief period.
Anjar is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Udaipur and Indore by road. The best bus operators that offer quality service include H.K Travels, GSRTC and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Travel websites offer discount on bus ticket booking, especially during the festive season.