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.
Timbi is a small village located in Jafrabad in Amreli district, Gujarat. Amerli is known as an industrial district. Timbi is 307 km from Amreli and 153 km from its capital, Gandhinagar. It is surrounded by Diu, Khambha, Jafrabad, and Rajula. The climate in this area becomes humid as it is close to the Arabian Sea. The nearby cities are Rajula, Una, and Savarkundla.
Places to Stay
There are some budgeted hotels in Amreli (307 km) from Timbi; they are Goodluck Guest House, opposite S.T Bus Stop (Tariff- Rs.200), Hotel Darshan near the Railway Station (Tariff – Rs.700), and Hotel Shree Paras on Station Road (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The language spoken in Timbi is Guajarati.
The important festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm are the Makar Sankranti, Modhera (Dance Festival), and Kite Festival held in January, the Kutch Mahotsav held in February-March, and Bhadra Purnima in September.
Places of Interest
There are lots of places of interest in Timbi; some of them are Jai Chamunda Mandir (15.2 km), GelmataJi Mandir (16 km), Jalaram Garden Temple (16.3 km), and Modeshwar Temple (16.8 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is in Vadodara (24 km).
The railway station at Vadodara is the nearest (14 km) and connects Timbi to other cities and states.
There are regular bus services to Timbi run by the state transport as well as private operators. Online bus booking facility enables you to get your tickets from the confines of your home.