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.
Situated in Gujarat’s Junagadh district, Vadviyala is 364 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. Some of the nearby cities include Una, Rajula, Kodinar and Savarkundla. The town has several places of attractions nearby because of the proximity it shares with Una.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Vadviyala. Una, which is 12 km from here, has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them include Hotel Savera (Tariff –Rs. 750), Hotel Mid Point (Tariff –Rs. 800) and Trishma Resorts (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Gujarati is the official language of this town. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
Some of the important festivals of Vadviyala are Holi in March-April, Janmashtami in July-August, Buddha Purnima in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Vadviyala has several places of tourist interest nearby, including Una (12 km). Some of the places worth visiting in Una are Amb, Bharwain, Dehlan, Pong Dam, Mata Chintpuri Devi Temple and Govind Sagar Lake.
How to Get There
Diu airport is only 29 km away from here.
Vadviyala has its own railway station located just a kilometer away from the main town. However, Una railway station about 11 km away is the major rail head.
There are daily buses from Bharuch and Surat to Vadviyala. Some of the top operators plying on this route are Jay Khodiyar Travels and JK Travels. Book bus ticket online from the comfort of your home with just a click of a mouse.