Bagasara is a small village the westernmost state of Gujarat. Region-wise, it is located in the Kathiawar peninsula. The Munjiyasar Lake and the Madhi Shapar gam Temple are located close-by. Junagadh is the major urban agglomeration at a distance of 63 km. The coast of Arabian Sea is barely a two-hour drive away at a distance of almost 107 km.
Places to Stay
The village by default does not have proper and safe lodging facilities. Budget hotels which are worth trying for a stay are in Junagadh. They are Shikhar Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Vishala Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Sapphire (Tariff – Rs. 800), New Somnath Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Bagasara is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The best places of interest in the region are in the neighbouring city of Junagadh. Places which are worth a visit are Uparkot, Jama Masjid, Junagadh Caves, the old part of the town, Rohidas Ashram and others. The Gir National Park, famous for its lions, is also a must-see.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Keshod Airport in Junagadh at a distance of 92 km.
The Junagadh Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 64 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Shree Hari travels is one of the private operators in the region. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.