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.
Karjan is a city situated in the district of Vadodara in Gujarat. It is famous for its spiritual place of Rang Avadhudh Maharaj Asharam 'Nareshawar'. Karjan lies towards south at a distance of 32 km from the district headquarters, Vadodara. It shares its boundaries with Padra Taluka towards north, Amod in the west, Shinor Taluka in the east, and Vadodara Taluka in the south. The major tourist destinations are Baroda, Bharuch, Pavagadh, Ankleshwar, and Anand.
Places to Stay
Tourists can find many budget hotels nearby Karjan. They are Rajdhani Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 800) and Presidency Tower Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
Gujarati and Hindi are the both major languages spoken here in Karjan.
Makar Sankranti is a major festival celebrated all over the state of Gujarat where people start enjoying kite flying from December to Makar Sankranti in January.
Places of Interest
Karjan is famous for its many temples and holy sites like Shri Swami Narayan Mandir, Swaminarayan Temple, Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Mahadev Temple Sidheshwar, Padra (22 km), Bharuch (43 km), Amod (29 km), and Shinor (30 km).
How to Get There
The Vadodara Airport is the nearest airport located just 34 km away from Karjan.
The Miyagam Karjan Railway Station (1 km) is the nearest railway station to Karjan.
Karjan is connected to the Vadodara district on National Highway-8. Several local buses ply from Karjan to other major cities of Gujarat as well as other parts of India. The best private bus agencies to Karjan are Shivkrupa Travels and Tours, Shree Ambe Tours & Travels, Pavnar Travels, and Gujarat Travels. To book bus tickets online, you can log on to www.ticketgoose.com.