A town in Rajasthan, Pali is the headquarters of the Pali District. Located in the duthariya region, Pali lies on the banks of the river Bandi. The town is also known as ‘The Industrial City’ in the state. Pali is located 35kms south east of Jodhpur.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Pali. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Ghanerao Castle, Hotel Happy Home and Kesar Hotel that offers rooms from Rs.1000 onwards
Annual festivals like Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here. The Godwar Festival held in March celebrates the art and culture of the region.
Hindi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
Bangur Museum, Lakhotia Garden, Somnath Mandir, Baoris and Maharana Pratap Smarak are located within 2kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The Jodhpur Airport is 72km from Pali and is the nearest airport to this place.
Pali has its own railway station
Pali bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators Shree Mahaveer Travels, Four Hans Travels, Kalpana Travels, Sethi Yatra Company and Dashmesh Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Volvo bus ticket booking has become very popular amongst travellers in India.
Jamnagar, earlier known as Nawanagar, is in the state of Gujarat. Before ruling the city, Ranjit Sinhji, the Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar, was a famous cricketer. Over a period of time, the city gained prominence owing to the world’s largest oil refinery set up here by the reputed Reliance Industries. Jamnagar also has an oil refinery of Essar Group. Hence, it is popularly named as the ‘Oil City of India’. Jamnagar is popular for its four Jain temples, one of which is listed in The Guinness Book of World Records. Textiles, embroidery, bandhani (tie-dyed) fabrics, pearl fishery are some occupations of the people of Jamnagar.
Budget Hotels in Jamnagar
There are good budget hotels in Jamnagar. Some of them are President Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800 onwards), Punit Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600 onwards), and Bansi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards).
The official language of Jamnagar is Gujarati. The other language spoken here is Hindi.
Events in Jamnagar
The important event of Jamnagar is Navratri held in August/September.
Places to See in Jamnagar
There are several places of tourist attraction in Jamnagar. Some of the places include Pratap Vilas Palace (1.5 km), Solarium (1.8 km), Bhujio Kotho (1.9km), Willingdon Crescent (3 km), Rozi Bedi Port (3 km), and Khijadia Bird Sanctuary (18.4 km).
How to Get There
Jamnagar Airport is the closest airport and is just 6 km away.
Jamnagar railway station situated in Jamnagar district is approximately 4 km away.
Travellers can use bus services to Jamnagar from Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Rajkot, Baroda, Udaipur and other cities. Patel Tours & Travels, Neeta Tours and Travels are reliable bus operators. If you are booking bus tickets for your journey, book online and travel without any tension.