Adipur is a city in the Kutch District of Gujarat. It is located very close to the Gulf of Kutch, about 8 km away. Originally founded as a refugee camp, it was later transformed into a city. Adipur was built on the land donated by the then Maharaja of Kutch. Adipur is famous for its large number of Charlie Chaplin impersonators as well as fans.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Hotel Jai Residency and Hotel Shiv Regency that offer accommodation to visitors. However, it's usually more useful to have a local contact or find a tour operator to organize it for you.
Festivals like Holi, Sharad Purnima, Ram Navami, Navaratri, HindolaMahotsava, Diwali, and Eid are celebrated in town.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Anjar. Kutchi and Hindi are commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
Santoshi Mata temple and Om Mandir are the places to visit in Adipur.
How to Get There
The closest airports areKandla airport and Bhuj Airport. Direct flights to Mumbai are available here. Domestic flights to major Indian cities are available here.
Anjar station is connected by train to cities such Pune, Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur. Although not a major station, most trains passing through stop at Adipur for a brief period.
Adipur is connected to cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda, Gandhinagar, Indore and Udaipur. The best bus operators that offer quality service include HK Travels, Patel Tours and Travels, and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Bus booking online facility enables travellers to get to popular destinations without any hassle.
Ranavav is a village panchayat, headquartered in the Porbandar district of Gujarat. It is situated at a distance of 13 km from the city of Porbandar and 60 km from Upleta city of Rajkot district. The distance from Rananvav to the state capital of Gandhinagar is 407 km. Being located at the edge of Bardo Jungle, it stretches from Jamnagar to Porbandar, and connects major nearby cities and towns.
Places to Stay
Several budget friendly hotels are available in Ranavav that ensure a comfortable stay. Some of them which are worth mentioning are Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs. 344), Hotel lila’s (Tariff – Rs. 529), Hotel Indraprasth (Tariff – Rs. 545), Hotel Pride (Tariff – Rs. 764), Hotel Kuber (Tariff – Rs. 969) and many more.
The official language of Ranavav is Gujarati.
The major festivals celebrated in Ranavav are Dhanteras in October, Kite festival in January , Holi in March, Vautha Mela in November, and Navarathri in October to name a few.
Places of Interest
A number of places of tourist attractions are available in Ranavav. Among them, the beautiful Ennore Beach is a must-see to enjoy the golden sunrays on water and the low tide. Other important places worth a visit are the Porbandar sea beach, the ancient ruins of Ghumli, Bharat Mandir, Kamla Nehru Park, Huzoor Palace etc.
How to Get There
The Porbandar Airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of 10 km from Ranavav.
The nearest railway station is the Ranavav Railway Station, at a distance of 3 km from the village.
Regular buses are available from Ranavav as the place is well-connected to the nearby cities and towns. The Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is major bus service provider that ply across all the important routes of the place. There are also many private bus operators such as SRS Travels, Sagar Travels, Aakash travels and the like. Booking bus tickets online is the easiest mode of getting your tickets.