A village in Gujarat’s Kachchh district, Nani Khakhar is known for its several Jain temples. It is situated about 56 km away from Bhuj and 20 km from Mandvi. Nani Khakhar lies very close to the Arabian Sea. There are several places for tourists to visit in and around its vicinity. The best time to be in Nani Khakhar is between November and March.
Places to Stay
Nani Khakhar has a number of budget hotels for tourists that are worth checking out. Some of them include Swati Hotel (Tariff – Rs.464), Hotel Anjali Palace (Tariff – Rs.816), Hotel Mahir Palace (Tariff – Rs.617) and Shiv Hotel (Tariff – Rs.529).
Gujarati is the official language of the area. Hindi is also spoken here.
Holi in March-April, Janmashtami in July-August, Buddha Purnima in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are the most important festivals of Nani Khakhar.
Places of Interest
Moti Khakhar (4 km), Bidada Jain temple (4 km), Koday Jain Temple (13 km) and Mandvi (20 km) are some of the major attractions in and around the village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from the village is the Bhuj Airport, located 56 km away.
The nearest major railhead connecting this place to other cities is the Bhuj Railway Station, which is 55 km away from here.
Direct buses are available from Bhuj, which connect this village to other major towns and cities. State-run buses are the lifeline of the people of this region. Numerous bus booking websites provide bus ticket booking offers, especially during the festive season.