Kadodara is a city in the western state of Gujarat in India. This city comes under the Surat district. It has been quite the real estate attraction to industrialists, as a result of its proximity to Surat and Bardoli which are important industrial hubs in Gujarat. The city boasts of a high literacy rate and the people are quite hospitable. Wedged between two important cities, Kadodara can act as the ideal resting spot for travellers.
Places to Stay
Some of the hotels in Kadodara are Hotel Shri Ram (Tariff- Rs. 1000), Alfa Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1200), Hotel Apex (Tariff- Rs.1500) and Hotel Rasraj (Tariff- Rs. 1350).
The official language of Kadodara is Gujarati. The people of Kadodara also speak Hindi.
Due to its proximity to Surat, there are people following different religions here. Festivals such as Diwali (November), Christmas (December), Moharram (November - December), Mahashivrathri (February), Holi (March), Dussera (September - October)and Ganesh Chathurthi (August – September) are celebrated by all.
Places of Interest
Metro Mall is the city centre for Kadodara. Here you can buy souvenirs, Gujarati prints and other crafts. Kadodara also has a McDonald’s outlet where one can enjoy quality burgers and fries.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kadodara is the domestic airport at Surat, 18 km away.
Trains connecting major cities in Gujarat such as Surat and Bardoli stop at the Kadodara Railway Station.
Buses ply to major cities like Surat and it is easy to find connecting buses to major cities in nearby states a well. The state bus services are comfortable and are available at suitable timings. Online bus booking is the easiest way to get your tickets.
Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra and also the financial capital of India. It has many sobriquets like ‘The City of Dreams’ and ‘The city which never sleeps.’ The name ‘Mumbai’ is derived from Mumba or Maha-Amba, which is the name of the Goddess Mumbadevi and ‘Aai’ which in Marathi means Mother. The city was earlier known as Bombay, before being officially changed to Mumbai in 1995.
Budget Hotels in Mumbai
There are good budget hotels in the city of Mumbai. Some of these are the Eden Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 250 and 3 km from International Airport), Hotel Anjali Inn (Tariff – Rs. 970 and 7 km from Domestic Airport), and Hotel Good Luck (Tariff – Rs. 990 and 15 minutes from the International Airport).
The official language of Mumbai is Marathi. Other languages spoken here are English, Hindi, Gujarati as well as Urdu.
Events in Mumbai
Mumbai is well known for its night life. Occasions like the New Year celebrations are renowned. Major festivals like Diwali, Holi, Eid as well as Navratri are celebrated with great pomp and grandeur here.
Places to See in Mumbai
There are plenty of places to visit in Mumbai. Prominent among them are The Gateway of India (29 km from Airport), Marine Drive (28 km from airport), Bandra Bandstand (13 km from airport) among other places.
How to Get There
The Mumbai International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. It has a domestic as well as international terminal. It is located 26 km from the southernmost part of the city, Colaba.
The three main railway terminals in Mumbai are Mumbai Central (9km from Colaba), Bandra Terminus (15 km from Colaba) and Victoria Terminus (3 km from Colaba).
Operators like Neeta Travels and Abhi Travels provide regular bus connectivity to Mumbai. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.