Jhabua is a small town and tehsil from the Jhabua District of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is also the headquarters for about six tehsils under its jurisdiction. Jhabua comes under the Indore division and is a developing town. The cities nearest to Jhabua are Rajgarh (41 km) and Nagda (76 km). Jhabua is part of is the 3rdlargest district by population.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Jhabua, Indore has several budget hotel options. These include Hotel Kanchan Tilak (Tariff – Rs. 1000-1500), Hotel Omni Palace Indore (Tariff – Rs. 1000-1500) and Hotel Kalinga (Tariff – Rs. 1000 onwards).
The official language of Jhabua is Hindi. Devanagari and Bhilali are also spoken here.
The important festivals of Jhabua are the Hindu festivals of Holi, Navratri and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Jhabua. The Gomateshwar Temple (100 km) dedicated to Lord Gomateshwar is 21 feet tall. There are marble shrines dedicated to the 24 tirthankaras too. The biggest Ganesh Idol in the world, 25-feet tall, can be found in the Bada Ganapathi Temple (100 km). Ghat Bilod has small temples for local devotees too.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jhabua is the Indore Airport, 138 km away.
Meghnagar Railway station (12 km) connects Jhabua to the rest of Madhya Pradesh.
There are daily bus services to Adipur, Ahmedabad, Anjar, Bhachav, Bhuj, Dakor, Gandhidham, Godhra and Nadiad. Bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Om Shreenath Tours and Travels, H. K. Travels and Hans Travels. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.
A well structured city, Gandhidham falls under the Kachchh District of Gujarat. Well-connected to Kandla and the National Highways, Gandhidham was formed in the 1950s after of the partition of India, to help resettle the refugees from Sindh. A fast developing city in Gujarat state, Gandhidham is connected by road and rail to the rest of India. Transport Nagar, on the suburbs of the city is the hub for all major transport activity in Gandhidham.
Places to Stay
Places like Hotel Aarti International (Tariff-Rs.1,499) and Hotel Shiv Nautica (Tariff-Rs.2,285) offer affordable accommodation from Rs.1500 onwards.
The main festivals in Gandhidham are Deepavali, Navaratri, Ramnavami and Holi.
Gujarati is the official language here. Hindi is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
The city has a Gandhi Samadhi, where last remains of Mahatma Gandhi are kept. The Bhadreswar temple and Modhera built in the 11th century is well-known, The Shiva temple in Kera and the Purneshwar temple constructed in the 10th century is a major tourist attraction neraby.
How to Get There
Gandhidham also has its own airport called Kandla Airport or Galphadar Airport which is located six kilometers north of Gandhidham
The Gandhidham Railway Station runs regular trains that connect the city to the rest of the country.
Well-connected by road, the Gandhidham Bus Terminus has many buses services that connect the city to places across the state. Private bus operators like Patel Tours & Travels, Royal Express and H K Travels run regular bus services to and from the city. If you are planning a vacation, book bus online and remain tension free.