The village of Jetalvad lies in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. It is 312 km away from the capital city of Ahmedabad. Sasan Gir (38 km), Junagadh (46 km), Amreli (52 km), Savarkundla (56 km) and Keshod (68 km) are its neighboring cities. Its district headquarters, Junagadh, is based at a distance of 46 km.
Places to Stay
As a popular tourist destination, Sasan Gir offers several accommodation options to tourists. Some of the budget hotels here are The Fern Gir Forest Resort (Tariff-Rs.500), Sinh Sadan Sasan Gir (Tariff-Rs.500) and Wonderland Resort (Tariff-Rs.800).
Gujarati is the official language of this place. Hindi is also widely spoken and known.
Some of the major festivals in Jetalvad are the Kite Festival (January), Navratri (October), Diwali (November) and Janmashtami (August).
Places of Interest
There are no major points of interest in this village. However, Sasan Gir is home to several attractions like Sasan-Gir National Park, Somnath Temple (46 km), Kamleshwar Dam, Nalsarovar Lake and Mahabat Maqbara.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Diu Airport (84 km).
It has its own railway station called the Jetalvad Railway Station which is located within the village.
Mainly state buses run in this region. There are no private operators offering direct bus services in this area.
Navsari is a city and municipality in the Surat metropolitan region and also the administrative headquarters of Navsari district of Gujarat, India. Navsari is also the twin city of Surat, and is 37 kms south of Surat. Many Parsis settled down in this city in around 11th century AD and named it Navu Sari which meant ‘New Sari’. Navsari is popular for its various types of Zoroastrian arts, crafts and cuisine.
Places to stay
Some of the popular budget hotels in Navsari are Anmol Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) Hotel Royal Regency (Tariff - Rs 1400), Modi Resort (Tariff- Rs. 1150).
The official language of Navsari is Gujarati.
Apart from all the common festivals, a festival unique to Navsari is the Dhinglo Festival (July).
Places to visit
There are many places to be visit in Navsari. Some of them are Dudhiya Talav (1.5 kms from bus stand), Atash Behram (80 kms), J.N. Tata Memorial Hall (4 kms), Ravariya Bapa temple, Parsvanath Jain temple (1.7 kms), Dargah of Sayed Saadat (2 kms) and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (43 kms).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Navsari is 30 kms away at Surat.
The Surat railway station is the closest major railway station (31 kms) to Navsari
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in Navsari. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Paulo Travels, O.P. Tours & Travels and Asha Travels. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.