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.
Malshika, a village in Gujarat’s Amreli district is located near the Khodiyar Lake. River Shetrunji flows through this village. Some of its nearby cities include Una, Amreli, Savarkundla and Junagadh. There are many interesting places to visit around this village like national parks, lakes and dams. Malshika becomes humid due to its close proximity to the Arabian Sea.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Malshika. Amreli, which is 50 km away from this village, offers budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Hotel Darshan (Tariff – Rs.700) and Goodluck Guest House (Tariff – Rs.200).
The languages spoken in Malshika are Gujarati and Hindi.
The important festivals in Malshika are Maha Shivratri celebrated in February, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a no places of interest in Malshika. However, there are a few tourist attractions around this region. Some of these are Munjiyasar Lake (28 km), Bagasara (27 km), Garamali (28 km) and Visavadar 35 km away from this region.
How to Get There
Diu Airport is the nearest airport, located 100 km from Malshika.
There is no railway station in Malshika. The nearest railway station, Bhader Railway Station, is situated 17 km away.
There are regular state-run and private buses that ply on various bus routes to this village. Private bus operators provide comfortable Volvo AC buses to this region. You can get an online bus booking offers through TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website.