Jamjodhpur is a taluk in the state of Gujarat. It is located about 72km away from the district headquarters of Jamnagar. The taluk consists of about 113 villages and lies very close to the Gulf of Kutch.
Places to Stay
Jamnagar is the closest place where one can find budget-friendly hotels. Some of them are Anupam Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Jash Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Aram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Arjun (Tariff – Rs. 500.)
The official language of Jamjodhpur is Gujarati and Hindi. Kachchi and Kathaiwadi are also widely spoken.
Fairs in the holy month of Shravan are popular in this region. This happens between August and September every year. Navratri is celebrated in October, Ram Navami in April and Hanuman Jayanti in March. These are all important occasions in the region.
Places of Interest
Jamnagar is the gateway to India’s only marine sanctuary, the Marine National Park. It is located on Pirotan which is a coral reef island off Jamnagar. The four Jain marble temples that were built between 1574 and 1622 are also a popular tourist attractions. The Ancient Sun temple at Gop and the Bhid Bhanjan temple were built by the founders of the city and are also frequented by tourists.
How to Get There
The Porbandar airport which is located 54km away is the closest airport.
The Jamjodhpur Junction and the Rajkot railway station (104km away) connect the taluk to major cities in the region such as Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Mumbai and Pune(among others.)
There are multiple bus stations in the Jamjodhpur taluk but the most important one is the Jamjodhpur Main Bus Station. Khodiyar Services, Patel Tours and Travels, Shivshakti Travels and Royal Express are some of the reliable private operators on this route. Ticketgoose.com enables you to book bus tickets without any hassle.
A city and a municipality in Valsad district in the southern part of Gujarat, Vapi, is situated on the banks of the Damanganga River. the largest city in the Valsad district, Vapi is now a very important industrial town and is known to be the largest industrial area in Asia in terms of small-scale industries. The numerous chemical industry plants in the city had once even earned it the rank of being one of the most polluted places in the world. National Highway 8 passes through Vapi and the city is the gateway to Daman and Silvassa.
Places to Stay
There are many places in Vapi offer affordable accommodation. Places like Hotel Green View, Hotel Royal Garden and Hotel Royale Inn offer lodging facilities that start at Rs.750.
All the annual religious holidays like Dussehra, Diwali and Holi are celebrated here.
Gujrathi is the local language here.
Places to Visit
The Arabian Sea, at the delta of the Damangana and Daman and Silvassa are located within 7kms of Vapi city centre.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Daman Airport (9.5kms) and the nearest major airport is the Surat Airport (84.4kms)
Vapi has its own railway station.
The Vapi bus stand connects the city to the neighbouring towns. There are great bus operators like Datta Krupa Travels, Neeta travels, Anukool Travels, Shree Balaji Travels, Shree Chaudhari Travels, Shree Arbuda travels and Shree Balaji Travels that offers travellers regular bus services to and from the city. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.