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.
Kherwara Chhaoni is a town in Udaipur, Rajasthan whose name originates from a type of tree called Kher, which is found in abundance here. Kherwara has a glorious Rajput history as it was the seat of the Jawas who ruled here. Mewar Bhil Core a paramilitary training station and the Police Training School are also located in Kherwara.
Places to Stay
The hotels in Kherwara are basic, but one will find some good budget hotels in Dungarpur and Udaipur. Some of them are Pratibha Palace Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Peerless Sarovar Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 4500), Ramnivas Hotel, Dungarpur (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Tamla Haveli, Udaipur (Tariff – Rs. 1250).
The main dialect of Kherwara region is Vagdi. The other languages spoken include Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals of Kherwara are Holi, Dussehra, Ram Navami, Diwali and Basant Panchmi. Gangaur festival is also celebrated with religious fervour.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Kherwara. Some of the places include the temple of Kilewali Mataji and Lord Shiva in Godaveri (3 km), Khadkwa Mataji temple and Jain temple in Chhaoni-chhitora (10.5 km), shrine of Syed Fakhruddin in Galiakot (58 km) and Udai Bilas Palace in Dungarpur (23 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kherwara is the Dabok Airport, 100 km away.
The nearest railway station is at Dungarpur, 23 km away.
Kherwara is well connected to all major cities by buses through Rajasthan State Road Transport Services. There are daily bus services to Dungarpur, Udaipur, Bichiwara, Sarada, Vijaynagar, Ramngarh, Sagwara, Khedbrahma, Idar and Ghodi. Operators like Rishabh Travels, Swagatam Eco Tours and Abhay Travels Tours offer good experience for passengers. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.