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.
Faizpur is a small city in Maharashtra, located 455 km away from Mumbai. The city is located in Jalgaon district. Ajanta Caves, Bheemkund and Unapdev are sites of historical significance close by. “KhojGandhijiki” at Gandhi Teerth, an art museum lures Gandhi scholars and tourists alike because of its unique audio visual experience. Also known as ‘Banana city’, Jalgaon boasts of many banana plantations.
Places to Stay
Faizpur is a small city and hence does not have many hotels nearby. Hotel Kewal Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1529) and Amar Prem Hotel (Tariff – Rs.622) in Jalgaon are the budget hotel options available.
The most commonly spoken language of Faizpur is Marathi.
Faizpur celebrates Ashwin Poornima on the full moon day in October marking the end of monsoon season. Gudi Padva (November) and a cultural fest called Ellora Festival on the backdrop of Ellora caves (December) are also famous.
Places of Interest
The main tourist spots around Faizpur are Gandhi Teerth (40 km from Faizpur), Ajanta Caves (57 km from Jalgaon) and Unapdev Hot Water Spring (40 km from Jalgaon).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Faizpur is Khandwa Airport (91km away from Faizpur). Aurangabad Airport is another option (150 km away from Faizpur).
Train services from major cities to Faizpur station are limited. The regular stops for trains are at Savda station (4 km away from Faizpur) and Bhusawal station (25 km from Jalgaon).
The most frequent private bus service to Faizpur is from Pune. Some options are Shri Sairam Travels and Uncle Swagat Travels. Online bus ticket booking facility can save you a lot of time and energy.