A village in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district, Sarkadiya is about 229 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. Its nearby cities are Palitana (15 km), Sihor (25 km) and Bhavnagar (58 km). Due to its close proximity to these cities it has several attractions for tourists. The best months to visit Sarkadiya are between November and February.
Places to Stay
Sarkadiya has very few options when it comes to accommodation. But budget hotels are available at Palitana and Sihor. Some of the hotels in Palitana are Hotel Shravak (Tariff –Rs.500) and Hotel Sumeru (Tariff –Rs.1,000).
Gujarati and Hindi are widely spoken in Sarkadiya.
Some of the major festivals celebrated in Sarkadiya are Mahashivaratri in February, Holi in March-April, Dussera in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of interest in Sarkadiya are Jain Temples, Shatrunjay Hill, Jain shrine, Kumar Pal Temple and Sampriti Raj Temple.
How to Get There
Bhavnagar Airport, which is 58 km away, is the closest from the town.
Bhavnagar Railway Station, which is 46 km away, is the nearest major railhead.
Buses are available from Bhavnagar and Amreli. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling on this route. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.