Vajdi, a village in Gujarat’s Junagadh district, is located near Rajkot. As it shares a close proximity with this city, it has a number of tourist attractions nearby. This village makes for a perfect weekend getaway, if you are looking for a place that is far from the madding crowd.
Places to Stay
When it comes to accommodation, Vajdi does not have many options. But Rajkot, which is 13 km away, has many good reasonable hotels like Aditya Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900), Motel The Village Resorts (Tariff –Rs. 1,000) and Rajdoot Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,000).
Gujarati is the official language of Vajdi.
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 Vajdi.
Places of Interest
Vajdi has several places to visit nearby as it is located only 13 km away from Rajkot. Some of the attractions include Swaminarayan Temple (10 km), Mahatma Gandhi High School (12 km), Rashtriya Shala (12km) and Jubilee Garden (13 km).
How to Get There
Junagadh airport, which is 143 km away, is the nearest from Vajdi
The nearest railway station from here is Gondal railway station (45 km). The major rail head connecting this place is Junagadh railway station (106 km).
Regular buses are available from Surat and Ankleshwar. Jay Khodiyar Travels and JK Travels are some of the top operators catering to passengers on this route. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.