Mithapur is a small census town in Gujarat and comes under the Jamnagar district. The cities closest to Mithapur are Ahmedabad (66 km) and Nadiad (74 km). Mithapur used to be dilapidated and desolate before the Tatas took over from Okha Salt Works and developed the entire region. It is privately owned by the Tatas. It was once a site for thriving ancient civilizations.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Mithapur. However, Dwarka offers a number of options, such as: Hotel Raj Palace (Tariff – Rs. 842), Hotel Nand Nandan (Tariff – Rs. 1466), and Hotel Guruprerna (Tariff – Rs. 1526).
The official language of Mithapur is Gujarati. Hindi and English are also spoken here.
The important festivals celebrated here are Navratri, Dandiya Raas being the main attraction, Krishna Janmasthami, and Diwali.
Places of Interest
Mithapur, a self-sustaining township, has a number of villages under its jurisdiction. Places of interest here are the Tata Chemical Plant, and the Seashore beach, famous for its cleanliness and pristine blue water. Also visit Dwarka (27 km), believed to be Lord Krishna’s birthplace, it has temples, shrines and gardens dedicated to him.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mithapur is in Ahmedabad at about a distance of 66 km from Mithapur and is easily accessible by road.
Mithapur has its own railway station connecting it to nearby towns and cities such as Dwarka, Ahmedabad, and Surat.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Adipur, Rajkot and other places in Gujarat. The best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Paavan Travels, Royal Express and Bonny Travels. Avail your bus ticket through online bus booking site and get a discount on your ticket.