A well structured city, Gandhidham falls under the Kachchh District of Gujarat. Well-connected to Kandla and the National Highways, Gandhidham was formed in the 1950s after of the partition of India, to help resettle the refugees from Sindh. A fast developing city in Gujarat state, Gandhidham is connected by road and rail to the rest of India. Transport Nagar, on the suburbs of the city is the hub for all major transport activity in Gandhidham.
Places to Stay
Places like Hotel Aarti International (Tariff-Rs.1,499) and Hotel Shiv Nautica (Tariff-Rs.2,285) offer affordable accommodation from Rs.1500 onwards.
The main festivals in Gandhidham are Deepavali, Navaratri, Ramnavami and Holi.
Gujarati is the official language here. Hindi is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
The city has a Gandhi Samadhi, where last remains of Mahatma Gandhi are kept. The Bhadreswar temple and Modhera built in the 11th century is well-known, The Shiva temple in Kera and the Purneshwar temple constructed in the 10th century is a major tourist attraction neraby.
How to Get There
Gandhidham also has its own airport called Kandla Airport or Galphadar Airport which is located six kilometers north of Gandhidham
The Gandhidham Railway Station runs regular trains that connect the city to the rest of the country.
Well-connected by road, the Gandhidham Bus Terminus has many buses services that connect the city to places across the state. Private bus operators like Patel Tours & Travels, Royal Express and H K Travels run regular bus services to and from the city. If you are planning a vacation, book bus online and remain tension free.
Kherwara Chhaoni is a town in Udaipur, Rajasthan whose name originates from a type of tree called Kher, which is found in abundance here. Kherwara has a glorious Rajput history as it was the seat of the Jawas who ruled here. Mewar Bhil Core a paramilitary training station and the Police Training School are also located in Kherwara.
Places to Stay
The hotels in Kherwara are basic, but one will find some good budget hotels in Dungarpur and Udaipur. Some of them are Pratibha Palace Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Peerless Sarovar Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 4500), Ramnivas Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Tamla Haveli, Udaipur (Tariff – Rs. 1250).
The main dialect of Kherwara region is Vagdi. The other languages spoken include Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals of Kherwara are Holi, Dussehra, Ram Navami, Diwali and Basant Panchmi. Gangaur festival is also celebrated with religious fervour.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kherwara. Some of the places include the temple of Kilewali Mataji and Lord Shiva in Godaveri (3 km), Khadkwa Mataji temple and Jain temple in Chhaoni-chhitora (10.5 km), shrine of Syed Fakhruddin in Galiakot (58 km) and Udai Bilas Palace in Dungarpur (23 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kherwara is the Dabok Airport, 100 km away.
The nearest railway station is at Dungarpur, 23 km away.
Kherwara is well connected to all major cities by buses through Rajasthan State Road Transport Services. There are daily bus services to Dungarpur, Udaipur, Bichiwara, Sarada, Vijaynagar, Ramngarh, Sagwara, Khedbrahma, Idar and Ghodi. Operators like Rishabh Travels, Swagatam Eco Tours and Abhay Travels Tours offer good experience for passengers. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.