All Bus Operators From Gandhinagar to Virpur
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.
Situated on the National Highway 8b, Virpur is a small village 52 km away from Rajkot. A pilgrim destination in Gujarat, Virpur was the native place of Shri Jalaram Bapa who gave up his personal life to worship his idols Rama, Sita, Lakshamana and Hanuman. Every year millions of devotees throng to his home in Virpur on his birth anniversary to see the ‘Jholi’ and ‘Danda’ said to be given to him by God. One of the things to watch out for is the portrait of Jalaram Bapa.
Places to Stay
Virpur has a good amount of small-sized guest houses that cater to pilgrims and tourists. Accommodation is reasonably pocket-friendly here.
The official language of Virpur is Gujarati. Hindi is the second language here.
Navratri-celebrated during September-October, Jalaram Jayanti in November, Hanuman Jayanti, and Diwali in November, are all celebrated with fervor in Virpur.
Places of Interest
The Jalaram Mandir is an iconic destination in Virpur that is a tourist delight.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport to Virpur is in Rajkot, while Ahmedabad has the nearest major airport. One can avail any of the frequent busses to reach Virpur.
Virpur can be reached by Rajkot Railway Station.
The nearest bus station to Virpur is in Rajkot (50-60 km). Virpur has many bus operators with regular service to Rajkot. Shree Jalaram Express (Viral) is one such tourist operator that provides Volvo, AC, AC sleeper bus services. Several travel websites lure their customers by giving them discount on bus ticket booking.
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