Vaajdi in Gujarat’s Junagadh district is located very close to Rajkot. As it is close to this city, it has a number of tourist attractions nearby. If you are looking out for a weekend break in a rural setting, Vaajdi is your perfect destination. This village is about 253 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar.
Places to Stay
Except for a few homestays, there are no accommodation facilities in Vajdi. But you will find a number of budget hotels in Rajkot, which is 13 km from here. Some of them include Aditya Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900), Motel the Village Resorts (Tariff –Rs. 1,000) and Rajdoot Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 1,000).
The languages spoken here are Gujarati and Hindi.
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 Vajdi.
Places of Interest
As Vaajdi is very close to Rajkot, it has several places of tourist interest. Swaminarayan Temple (10 km), Ramakrishna Ashram (11.9 km), Rashtriya Shala (12 km) and Jubilee Garden (13 km) are some of the major attractions.
How to Get There
Rajkot airport located at a distance if 12 km is the nearest from Vajdi.
The closest railway station from here is in Rajkot (14 km).
There are buses from Surat, Kamrej and Junagadh. Jay Khodiyar Bus Service is one of the top operators catering to passengers on this route. Discounted bus tickets are available on a number of travel websites like TicketGoose.com.