Harij is a small hamlet that lies in Brahmpur in the Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. This village belongs to Belwa panchayat and comes under the Gorakhpur division. Harij is situated 36 km away from Gorakhpur and 311 km from Lucknow city. The village is surrounded by Gauri Bazar, Sadarnagar, Baitlapur and Rudrapur. Some of the cities near Harij include Rudrapur, Deoria, Gorakhpur and Sahjanwa.
Places to Stay
Harij, being a small place, offers small lodges and homestays to its visitors. There are a few budget-friendly options in Gorakhpur which is approximately 30 km away from Harij. Some of them include Hotel Geeta (Tariff – Rs.800), Hotel Hi –Fi (Tariff – Rs. 400) and Indra Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 300.)
The official spoken language of Harij is Hindi.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Harij include Ramanavami (April), Diwali (November), Dusshehra (October) and Holi (March.)
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist attractions around Harij include Gorakhpur (33 km), Deoaria (30 km) and Kushi Nagar (38 km.)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Gorakhpur airport which is located about 25 km from Harij.
The nearest railway station is the Gauri Bazar Railway Station. It is located at a distance of 6 km from Harij.
Harij is well-connected with other cities through buses. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Vidhi Travels and Kesharwani Travels. Bus ticket booking discount coupons from travel portals can help you save money when you are travelling.
Nakhatrana is a village in Nakhatrana taluka in Kachchh district of Gujarat state. It is located 50 kms towards west from district head quarters Bhuj and 405 kms from the state capital Gandhinagar. Nakhatrana is surrounded by Abdasa taluka towards west, Bhuj Taluka towards east, Mandvi Taluka towards south, Lakhpat taluka towards north. Nakhatrana is famous for its spicy Dabeli snack and bangles. It is also known as the origin of onion Samosas.
Places to stay
Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Relish (Tariff – Rs. 1111) and JP Resort (Tariff – Rs. 600).
Gujarati, Sindhi, Hindi and Kutchi are languages spoken in Nakhatrana
Places to visit
Some of the interesting places in and around Nakhatrana are Dhinodhar Temple (20 kms from Nakhatrana), Roodimaa Sthanak on Virani Road, Holipet mountain in Navavas, Greeneries of Jadai Road fields, and the Chats of Vathan Chowks.
Nakhatrana is famous for the fair of "Ramdev" which is held every year on "Bhadarva Sud Agyars" (Gujarati name of month).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Nakhatrana is the Rudra Mata airport (47 kms) in Bhuj.
Rajkot Junction railway station is closest major railway station (218 kms) to Nakhatrana.
Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Hari Hara Travels, H.K. Travels, and Patel Tours & Travels. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.