Bhalgam is a village located in the Western Indian state of Gujarat. It is part of Junagadh district located 49 km away from district headquarters.
Places to Stay
Junagadh is the nearest large town with good budget options available. Some of them are The Lotus Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Harmony (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Indralok (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Krishna (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Bhalgam is Gujarati.
Shivratri Mela is organised every March at the foot of Mount Girnar which is located at 54 km away from Bhalgam.
Places of Interest
Junagadh is the nearest tourist city. Sakkarbaug Zoo, established in 1863, and Durbar Hall Museum are both must-visits. The Ashokan edicts found at the foot of Mount Girnar are also ancient relics that are worth seeing. The Uperkot Fort which was originally built in 319 BC and Damodar Kund, built in 500 AD, should be on a tourist’s itinerary.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Bhalgam is the Diu airport, located 90 km away.
Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station 108 km away. This station connects Bhalgam to major cities in the state and across the region like Ahmedabad, Porbander, Delhi and Mumbai.
Mahasagar Travels, Patel Tours and Travels, Sadguru Travels and Pavan Travels provide reliable services to Bhalgam via Junagadh bus station. Several discounts on bus tickets are available online which you can avail of while booking your tickets.