Valasana, a town in Gujarat’s Mahesana district, is about 72 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. It is very close to the milk capital of the country, Anand. Therefore, it has several places of tourist interest nearby. If you want to experience rural life in Gujarat far away from the bustling city of Ahmedabad or Gandhinagar, head to Valasana.
Places to Stay
For good budget hotels you can go to Anand, which is 10 km from here. Some of them include Surya Motor Inn (Tariff –Rs.500), Relax Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 600) and Rama Residency Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,000).
Gujarati and Hindi are 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 Valasana.
Places of Interest
Places worth visiting in and around Valasana are Swaminarayan Mandir (10 km), Amul Dairy Museum (10 km) and Nadiad (19 km).
How to Get There
Ahmedabad airport, which is 81 km from here, is the nearest from Valasana.
There is no railway station in Valasana. The major railhead connecting this village to other cities is in Ahmedabad.
There are buses from Ahmedabad to other cities. City Express Travels caters to passengers travelling on this route. Log on to Ticketgoose.com and get bus booking online to over 4,000 destinations across the country.