All Bus Operators From Gandhinagar to Chotila
Gandhinagar was named after Mahatma Gandhi because the city was constructed on the principles of Gandhi. It is Gujarat, India and is the capital of the state. It was part of the Ahmedabad district until the late 1960s.This city is divided into 30 separate sectors and was formed by roads that were laid in a rectangular grid. Each sector has its own shopping, health and housing colonies. Each sector also has its own community centres.Places to Stay
There are few budget-friendly hotels to stay at in Gandhinagar. Some of them include the Isher International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,664), Hotel Kingsway (Tariff- Rs. 484), Hotel Gokul (Tariff- Rs. 500) and Hotel Kamran Palace (Tariff- Rs. 1100.)Language
Gujarati is the official language of Gandhinagar. The other language that is spoken here is Hindi.Events
Navratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm and the Garba(a traditional dance of Gujarat) takes place on every night of this festival. Other events include the Kite Festival during the Uttarayan & Vibrant Gujarat industrial meet that takes place twice a year.Places of Interest
The Akshardham temple, the Adalaj Step-Wells, the Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park (000000which is the only dinosaur museum in the country) are the major tourist attractions in Gandhinagar.How to Get ThereAir:
The airport nearest to Gandhinagar is the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport which is located in AhmedabadRail:
The Capital Railway Station was recently developed by the Capital project division and the Gandhinagar Road and Building Department. It is located in Sector 14 and many trains that connect the western zones pass through Gandhinagar.Bus:
Gandhinagar is well-connected to other parts of India by bus. There are several private buses that have buses travelling to and from Gandhinagar. You can book bus tickets
online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.
A small hamlet in Gujarat’s Rajkot district, Chotila is about 170 km away from Ahmedabad. A renowned destination for Hindu pilgrims, it lies on the Ahmedabad-Rajkot Highway. The district headquarters, Rajkot, lies at a distance of 46 km west. Temple as well as Gujarati Thali enthusiasts must visit this place.
Places to Stay
There are many good budget hotel choices near Chotila in Surendranagar at a distance of 11 km. Some of them are Hotel Shiv International (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards), Krishna Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Hotel Aditya (Tariff – Rs. 770) among others.
The official languages of the area are Gujarati and Hindi.
The Navratri festival is celebrated in Chotila with great joy, usually between September-November. Other important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The main attraction of Chotila is the Mataji temple which stands on top of the Chotila hill. Another popular tourist spot is the temple of Lord Shiva in Thanghad, located at a distance of 19 km away. Rajkot however has a good list of tourist options among which Lang Library, Gebanshah Pir Dargah, Swaminarayan Temple, Hashanshah Pir Dargah, Turkibapu's Dargah, Mohandas Gandhi High School, Watson Museum and Rotary Midtown Library are must-visits among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Chotila is the Rajkot Airport which is located around 49 km.
Rajkot Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 47 km.
There are regular bus services to Chotila provided by various private travel operators. Buses are readily available from Rajkot. While booking your tickets online look out for those bus booking sites that offer the cheapest bus tickets.
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