All Bus Operators From Diu to Tarapur

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About Diu

Diu

Diu is a fishing town in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is a part of the Diu district and comes within the Kathiawar peninsula. The town was the scene of a historic battle between the Portuguese and a combined army comprising the Sultan of Gujarat, Mahmud Begada, of Egypt, Turkey, Venice and Dubrovnik. The main town is situated on the eastern end of Diu island.

Places to Stay
There are a couple of good budget hotels in Diu. Some of the options which you can consider are Sugati Beach Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Apana Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Sea View Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Comfort Holiday Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.

Language
The official language of the area is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.

Events
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.

Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting are Diu Fort, St. Paul’s Church, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Thomas Church, Shiv Mandir on Gangeshwar Coast. The beach is not to be forgotten, from where magnificent views of both sunrise and sunset can be witnessed.

How to Get There

Air:
The town has its own airport, which is the Diu Airport.

Rail:
The Mahuva Railway Station is the closest railway station at a distance of 107 km.

Bus:
Various state transport buses as well as private buses ply in the region. Among the popular bus operators in the region are Jay Khodiyar Travels and JK Travels. Buses to the town are available from Amreli. Opt for online bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of discounts.



About Tarapur

Tarapur

Tarapur is an industrial town that is situated 45 km from Virar in the state of Maharashtra. It is 96 km away from the Thane district in the Konkan region and is 110 km away from Mumbai. It is well connected to Mumbai by rail and road.

Places to Stay
Tarapur is a small town and so, does not have many hotels nearby. Homestays are available but for budget-friendly hotels one needs to visit the Boisar district which is nearby. Some of these hotels are Hotel Boisar Residency (Tariff – Rs. 501 to Rs. 1000), Hotel Sahara Residency (Tariff – Rs. 501 to Rs. 1000) and Hotel Sarovar (Tariff – Rs. 501 to Rs. 1000.)

Language
The official language of Tarapur is Marathi. Other languages that are spoken here include Gujarati, Hindi and Sindhi.

Events
Some of the popular festivals of Tarapur that are celebrated with great enthusiasm include Dussehra (October) and Deepavali (November.)

Places of Interest
The Tarapur Atomic Power Station is the most popular tourist attraction in Tarapur. Dahanu (16 km away), Bordi (30 km away), Pandharpur and Solapur are few other tourist spots that lie near Tarapur.

How to Get There

Air:
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (96 km away) is the nearest airport. The Pune airport is 191 km away from Tarapur.

Rail:
Boisar (20 km off NH-8) is the railway station nearest to Tarapur. The Solapur Jn. is 7.8 km away from Tarapur.

Bus:
There are regular bus services that ply from Tarapur to towns and cities such as Mumbai, Pune and Thane. Neeta Travels, Abhishek Travels and Sai Seema Travels are some of the good bus operators in this region. Today Volvo bus service has become very popular amongst travellers across India.




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