Vakiya is a small in hamlet in Gujarat’s Amreli district. It is about 301 km away from its capital city, Gandhinagar. Some of the nearby cities of this village include Khambha (14 km), Rajula (42 km) and Amreli (51 km). The Mityala Gir National Park in Mitiyala is only 16 km away from this village.
Places to Stay
There are no accommodation facilities in Vakiya. Amreli (51 km) has some reasonable hotels that you can choose from like Hotel Darshan (Tariff –Rs. 700) and Hotel Shree Paras Sivamurugan Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900).
Gujarati is the official language of Valangaiman.
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 Vakiya.
Places of Interest
This place has a couple of temples worth visiting. The Mityala Gir National Park in Mitiyala is only 16 km away from here. Other places to visit near Vakiya are Ingrola (13 km), Savar Kundla (15 km) and Amrutvel (26 km).
How to Get There
Junagadh airport, which is 131 km away, is the nearest from Vakiya.
Vakiya has no railway station of its own. The closest to the village is 15 km away in Savar Kundla. However, Junagadh railway station is the major rail head connecting this place to other major cities.
Buses ply regularly from Amreli and Ahmedabad. Shree Jalaram Travels is a major operator 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.