Oliya is a village in Gujarat’s Savar Kundla district. Located about 9 km away from its district headquarters, it has several places to visit in and around its vicinity. Its proximity to Amreli, Babapur and Rajkot makes it even more alluring. The best time to visit this place is between October and March.
Places to Stay
There are budget as well as luxury hotels in Amreli. However, good budget hotels are available in Rajkot (130 km). Some of them include Aditya Hotel (Tariff – Rs.900), MotelThe Village Resorts (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Bhabha Hotel (Tariff – Rs.500).
Gujarati is mostly spoken in the area. English is also spoken and understood.
Holi in March-April, Janmashtami in July-August, Buddha Purnima in September, Navratri in September-October and Diwali in October-November are the most important festivals of Oliya.
Places of Interest
Major places of attraction in and around Oliya include Savar Kundla (9 km), Shell river (14 km), Amreli (27 km), Babapur (29 km), Khodiyar Dam (33 km) and Dhari (34 km).
How to Get There
Diu Airport, which is 112 km from here, is the closest from the town.
Amreli Railway Station, which is 26 kilometer away, is the nearest major railhead connecting this place to other cities.
There are buses from Amreli, Bharuch, Ankleshwar and Surat. Jay Khodiyar Bus Service is one of the top operators catering to passengers on this route. Making use of bus ticket booking discount can help you save money while travelling. Look out for such offers at Ticketgoose.com.