A town in Gujarat’s Jamnagar district, Nikava is 272 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. It is about 66 km from its district headquarters, Jamnagar, and the nearest city from here is Rajkot, which is 31 km away. As it shares a close proximity with Rajkot, it has several attractions for tourists in and around the vicinity.
Places to Stay
Hotels are very basic in Nikava. However, its neighbouring city, Rajkot, which is 31 km away, has a number of options for tourists. Some of them are Aditya Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), Motel the Village Resorts (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Bhakti Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900).
Gujarati is the official language of this village. Hindi is also spoken in the area.
Some of the important festivals celebrated here are Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the major attractions in and around Nikava are Nyari Dam (25 km), Jubilee Garden (32 km), Dhareshwar Mandir (32 km), Ishwariya Mahadev Temple (35 km) and Lalpari Lake (37 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Rajkot Airport, which is 31 km away.
Rajkot Railway Station, which is 33 km away, is the nearest major railhead that connects this town to other cities.
Buses ply from Surat, Ankleshwar, Bharuch and Rajkot. Besides the state transport, Samay Travels also cater to passengers travelling in the region. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get a cheap bus ticket.