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.
Balapur is an important locality in Hyderabad. It comes under the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh. Perched at an elevation of 494 metres above sea level, its postal head office is at Keshogiri. The region witnesses pleasant weather throughout the year. Hyderabad, Farooqnagar, Singapur, and Bhongir are the nearby cities to Balapur.
Places to Stay
Balapur has limited accommodation options. Tourists are recommended to put up at hotels in Hyderabad instead. Some of the hotels in Hyderabad are Hotel Priya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 750) and Hotel Rahul International (Tariff – Rs. 1000) among others.
The official language of Balapur is Telugu. The other languages spoken in Balapur include English and Hindi.
Onam in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Balapur are Hyderabad (10 km) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Balapur is the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, which is located at a distance of 11 km.
The nearest major railway station from Balapur is the Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, which is located at a distance of 13 km.
Balapur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Secunderabad and Medak among others. Private operators such as RR Travels and Shreenath Travels also ply on this route. You can resort to online bus ticket reservation through TicketGoose.com to get to more than 4,000 destinations across India.