Kutiyana is a city located in the state of Gujarat and comes under the Porbandar district. Kutiyana is located only 40 km from the district headquarters-Porbandar. It is located on a major national highway which ensures it is well connected by road to important cities in the state. This makes it a hub for nearby villages for their lifestyle and entertainment needs.
Places to Stay
Nearby Porbandar has a number of budget hotel options. Hotel Kaveri International (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Moon Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Harmony Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Silver Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) are some of them.
Gujarati and Hindi are the official languages of Kutiyana. English is also widely spoken.
Navratri and Gandhi Jayanthi both celebrated in October. Porbandar Mela is organised in August-September annually.
Places of Interest
Porbandar is the nearest tourist destination to Kutiyana. Here, the Porbandar Bird Sanctuary and Chowpati beach are popular natural getaways. Other must visits include Kirti Mandir-the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, Rokadia Hanuman Temple, Sudama Mandir as well as the Nehru Planetarium.
How to Get There
The nearest domestic airport is the Porbandar Airport, situated 38 km away.
Sakhpur Railway Station is the nearest station to Kutiyana with daily services to important cities in the state. However to reach other cities like Delhi, Jaipur, and Kolkata one must catch a train from the Rajkot Railway Station which is about 130 km away.
Private operators like Mahasagar Travels, Eagle Travels, and Ramkrupa Travels are all reliable and provide regular bus services. Several bus booking portals provide online bus booking offers to lure their customers.