Nakhatrana is a village in Nakhatrana taluka in Kachchh district of Gujarat state. It is located 50 kms towards west from district head quarters Bhuj and 405 kms from the state capital Gandhinagar. Nakhatrana is surrounded by Abdasa taluka towards west, Bhuj Taluka towards east, Mandvi Taluka towards south, Lakhpat taluka towards north. Nakhatrana is famous for its spicy Dabeli snack and bangles. It is also known as the origin of onion Samosas.
Places to stay
Some of the budget hotels are Hotel Relish (Tariff – Rs. 1111) and JP Resort (Tariff – Rs. 600).
Gujarati, Sindhi, Hindi and Kutchi are languages spoken in Nakhatrana
Places to visit
Some of the interesting places in and around Nakhatrana are Dhinodhar Temple (20 kms from Nakhatrana), Roodimaa Sthanak on Virani Road, Holipet mountain in Navavas, Greeneries of Jadai Road fields, and the Chats of Vathan Chowks.
Nakhatrana is famous for the fair of "Ramdev" which is held every year on "Bhadarva Sud Agyars" (Gujarati name of month).
How to Get There
The closest airport to Nakhatrana is the Rudra Mata airport (47 kms) in Bhuj.
Rajkot Junction railway station is closest major railway station (218 kms) to Nakhatrana.
Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Hari Hara Travels, H.K. Travels, and Patel Tours & Travels. Volvo bus service is available to any popular tourist destinations across India.
Unjha is a city and municipality in the Mehsana district of Gujarat. It situated 26 km on the north of the district headquarters Mehsana and is just 81 km away from the state capital Gandhinagar. The population of Unjha is 53,868 with males constituting 53 % and females 47% of the total population.
Unjha is well known for its cumin seeds and ispaghula market.
Places to Stay
Umiya Maata Guest House (Tariff -Rs 200), Hotel Armaan (Tariff- Rs 300) are two best hotels available in Unjha.
Gujarati and Hindi are the two most widely spoken languages by the residents here.
Navratri is celebrated with fervour and pomp in Unjha.
Places of Interest
Umiya Maata Temple- situated in the centre of the town, Sun Temple Modhera (36 km), Goda Maharaji Temple (1.3 km), and Keerti Stambh Victory Tower (40 km) are few nearby places of interest.
How to Get There
Ahmedabad Airport (84 km) is the closest airport to Unjha.
Unjha railway station and Kamli railway station are the nearest railway stations to the town.
The two major bus stands in Unjha are Arihant Bus stand and Unjha Bhinmal bus stand. Many private and government buses travel to and fro to Unjha at regular frequency. Bus operators such as Shrinath travel agency provide best comfort for people travelling from far off places like Mumbai. Avail of a bus ticket discount coupon from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online