Navsari is a city and municipality in the Surat metropolitan region and also the administrative headquarters of Navsari district of Gujarat, India. Navsari is also the twin city of Surat, and is 37 kms south of Surat. Many Parsis settled down in this city in around 11th century AD and named it Navu Sari which meant ‘New Sari’. Navsari is popular for its various types of Zoroastrian arts, crafts and cuisine.
Places to stay
Some of the popular budget hotels in Navsari are Anmol Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) Hotel Royal Regency (Tariff - Rs 1400), Modi Resort (Tariff- Rs. 1150).
The official language of Navsari is Gujarati.
Apart from all the common festivals, a festival unique to Navsari is the Dhinglo Festival (July).
Places to visit
There are many places to be visit in Navsari. Some of them are Dudhiya Talav (1.5 kms from bus stand), Atash Behram (80 kms), J.N. Tata Memorial Hall (4 kms), Ravariya Bapa temple, Parsvanath Jain temple (1.7 kms), Dargah of Sayed Saadat (2 kms) and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (43 kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Navsari is 30 kms away at Surat.
The Surat railway station is the closest major railway station (31 kms) to Navsari
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in Navsari. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Paulo Travels, O.P. Tours & Travels and Asha Travels. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.
Jaisinghpur, a small town lying on the banks of River Beas, is a great weekend getaway. This town is located in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district. There are a lot of attractions in this vicinity that has made this town a sought-after area in the Himachal Pradesh region. This town lies on the border of Kangra and Hamirpur. The best time to visit this town is in March when Holi is celebrated. Visitors can munch on tantalizing hot Jalebis and watch wrestling matches held in the dargah during this festive season.
Places to Stay
For budget hotels, one has to travel to Palampur, which is 46 km away. A few of the hotels here are Hotel Thamsar (Tariff-Rs.955), Hotel Pops (Tariff-Rs.772) and Hotel Holiday Home (Tariff-Rs.745).
The languages spoken in Jaisinghpur are Hindi and Kangri.
The most celebrated festivals in Jaisinghpur are Lohri in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Baisakhi in April, Jagra in September and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions in Jaisinghpur. These attractions are Janki Nath Temple (500 m), Sandhol (10 km), Jangal Beri (18 km), Nichala Balh Land (20 km) and Lower Lamba Graon, 5 km away from this town.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is based in Bhuntar, which is 188 km away and connects the town to other states.
There is no railway station in Jaisinghpur. The closest railway station is the Majhairan Himachal Railway Station, which is 63 km away from Jaisinghpur.
Jaisinghpur has frequent state-run and private buses that connect its bus station to other cities and states. There are private bus operators such as Shree Khurana Travels and Saini Travels that run comfortable A/C buses to Jaisinghpur from Nagpur. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.