Bilimora in Gujarat’s Navsari district lies on the embankment of Ambika River. The cities nearest to Bilimora are Surat (70 km) and Navsari (26 km). It is said that the princely state of Baroda established a naval port in Bilimora called the Bunder Bilimora Suba Armor in the 18th Century. Bilimora is well-connected to other places in Gujarat and has strong cultural influences from the metropolis of Mumbai.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Bilimora, nearby Surat offers a number of good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Bellevue (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Hospice (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official languages of Bilimora are Gujarati and Hindi.
The important festivals of Bilimora are Navratri, Diwali, Sri Rama Navami, and Parsi New Year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction here. Most of them are of religious importance. The Somnath Mahadev Mandir-dedicated to Lord Shiva, attracts a large crowd on Maha Shiv Ratri. Sri Jalaram Mandir-dedicated to Jalaram Bapu and Ganga Mata Temple-dedicated to Goddess Ganga are also located nearby.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bilimora is in Surat (73 km).
Bilimora Railway Station has trains from Mumbai, Rajasthan and other places in Gujarat halting here.
There are daily bus services to Pune, Chikhali, Satara, Nashik, Mumbai, Rajkot and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Rathore Travels, Shreenath Travellers, Sadguru Shivam Travels, Sai Arpan Travels, King Travels, and Raneja Travels and Deep Travels. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle