Vallabh Vidhyanagar is a municipal council and town situated in the state of Gujarat specifically in the district of Anand. Positioned between two well known cities, Ahmedabad and Vadodara, it is almost 6 km away from the city of Anand. With a population of about 29,000, this place has numerous universities and is also popular as an educational hub of the state. It is also known as V.V Nagar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels around Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of them are Hotel Laksh Residency (Tariff – Rs. 3261) and Madhuban Resort and Spa (Tariff– Rs. 8300).
The official language of Vallabh Vidhyanagar is Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Vallabh Vidhyanagar are Holi (March), Navratri (October) and Gauri Purnima (March).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the places include Sarkhej Roza (82 km), Archaeological Museum, Lothal and Saradar Vallabai Patel University.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Vallabh Vidhyanagar is the Vadodara Airport. It is located about 40 km away from the town.
The Anand railway station, which is about 5 km from the Vallabh Vidhyanagar, is the closest railway station.
There are daily bus services to Ahmedabad, Bhuj, Mankuva, Gandhidham and Sukhpar from Vallabh Vidhyanagar. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Shree Sahjanand Travels and Mahasagar Travels. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.
Bhujpar is a small village in the westernmost Indian state of Gujarat. It is located at a distance of 57 km away from the major regional urban hub, Bhuj. The village is sort of sandwiched on a stretch of land between the Gulf of Kutch and Rann of Kutch lake. Those looking for an outing in the midst of water bodies can head to this place.
Places to Stay
Some of the best budget hotels which are worth a try in Bhuj are Poonam Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Anjali Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Dollar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ryan Resort & Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of Bhuj is Gujarati. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village as a whole does not have tourist places to boast of. There are, however, many places to visit in the city of Bhuj. One can always go on a ride to the coastal areas at a distance of 58 km from the city (one hour away) and enjoy the magnificent sunset views over the Arabian Sea. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the city are Kutch Museum, Cenotaphs Complex , Prag Mahal, Aina Mahal Palace and others.
The nearest airport to the city is the Bhuj Airport located at a distance of 59 km.
Bhuj Railway Station is the major railway station at a distance of 57 km west of the village.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect Bhuj to different towns in the region. Buses to the village are readily available from Bhuj. There are numerous bus ticket online booking sites from where you will get a number of offers and discounts.