Karjan is a city situated in the district of Vadodara in Gujarat. It is famous for its spiritual place of Rang Avadhudh Maharaj Asharam 'Nareshawar'. Karjan lies towards south at a distance of 32 km from the district headquarters, Vadodara. It shares its boundaries with Padra Taluka towards north, Amod in the west, Shinor Taluka in the east, and Vadodara Taluka in the south. The major tourist destinations are Baroda, Bharuch, Pavagadh, Ankleshwar, and Anand.
Places to Stay
Tourists can find many budget hotels nearby Karjan. They are Rajdhani Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) and Presidency Tower Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
Gujarati and Hindi are the both major languages spoken here in Karjan.
Makar Sankranti is a major festival celebrated all over the state of Gujarat where people start enjoying kite flying from December to Makar Sankranti in January.
Places of Interest
Karjan is famous for its many temples and holy sites like Shri Swami Narayan Mandir, Swaminarayan Temple, Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Mahadev Temple Sidheshwar, Padra (22 km), Bharuch (43 km), Amod (29 km), and Shinor (30 km).
How to Get There
The Vadodara Airport is the nearest airport located just 34 km away from Karjan.
The Miyagam Karjan Railway Station (1 km) is the nearest railway station to Karjan.
Karjan is connected to the Vadodara district on National Highway-8. Several local buses ply from Karjan to other major cities of Gujarat as well as other parts of India. The best private bus agencies to Karjan are Shivkrupa Travels and Tours, Shree Ambe Tours & Travels, Pavnar Travels, and Gujarat Travels. To book bus tickets online, you can log on to www.ticketgoose.com.
Ankleshwar is a city in the Bharuch district of Gujarat. It is 10 km from Bharuch. It is known for its industrial township called GIDC. It has also held an office of ONGC – Oil and Natural gas Corporation Limited. The city has over 1000chemical plants that produce pesticides, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and paints. It has a population of over 80,000 with a very high literacy rate both among men and women.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options for visitors catering to all low and mid range budgets and tastes such as Shalimar Hotel, Hotel Apex, Horizon Hotel and Plaza Hotel. These fall within a range of Rs 1000 to Rs 1800.
NavratriMahotsav, International Kite festival on 14th January, Holi, Diwali, BhadraPurnima Fair during August and September, ShamlajiMelo during November, VathnaMela in November and TrineteshwarMahadev Fair during September.
Guajarati is the primary language spoken. However, English and Hindi are understood.
Places to Visit
Mumbai has several beaches, architectural buildings, religious sites, museums and other attractions.
How to Get There
At a distance of 63 km, is Surat airport which offers reasonable connectivity to several cities across the country.
Ankleshwar Railway station is 2 km from the city. Wider connectivity to major towns and cities is available from this station.
NH8 connects Ankleshwar to Mumbai and Delhi. Neeta Travels, Shrinath Travel Agency, MarutiNandan Travels and GSRTC carry smooth bus operations. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers