Kodinar is a city and a township in the state of Gujarat in India. It is close to Gir National Park in Gujarat and lies 37 km west of Una. Kodinar has a population of 32,606.The literacy rate in Kodinar is par excellence and it is considered to be the educational centre for all the cities and towns nearby.
Places to stay
Hotel Sunshine ( Tariff Rs.800 -1200) Janta Hotel( Tariff Rs.700 -1000), Radhika Beach Resort which is 2.5km from station ( tariff Rs.1000-1400) and Hotel Galaxy( Tariff Rs.1200-1500) provide people with excellent accommodations.
Gujarati and Hindi are widely spoken languages in Kodinar.
Kite-Flying festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year in Kodinar in the month of February.
Places of Interest
Mul Dwarka (6 km from Kodinar) and Kaj (10 km from Kodinar ) lie to the east of Kodinar and has the remains of late Harappa settlements. Archaeologists have managed to find many ceramic artefacts from the Harappan civilization. Kanjetar (12 km from Kodinar) is a coastal village that is said to have been founded in the ancient age. It has a temple dedicated to the Indian goddess Mahakhali.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kodinar is Diu Airport. It provides domestic flight facilities to its neighbouring states.
Kodinar Railway Station is located in Gujarat and it belongs to the western railway lines, connecting all the nearby cities.
Bus services are available from Kodinar to other places in India. Utilise the discounts and offers when you are booking a bus ticket online.
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.