A small hamlet in Junagadh district of Gujarat, Vekariya is about 325 km from its capital city, Gandhinagar. Being a small village, there is nothing much to see here. But if you want a quiet vacation far from the bustling city, then Vekariya is the place for you. The best months to visit this place are between November and February when the temperature is pleasant.
Places to Stay
Vekariya has very little option when it comes to accommodation, except for a few homestays. Junagadh, which is about 58 km from here, has a number of options like Hotel Somnath (Tariff –Rs.675), Hotel Harmony (Tariff –Rs.831) and Hotel Platinum (Tariff –Rs.990).
The official language of Vekariya is Gujarati.
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 Vekariya.
Places of Interest
There are several places to visit in and around Vekariya, some of them include Dhari (14 km), Visavadar (19 km) and Bagasara (22 km).
How to Get There
Diu Airport, located about 75 km away, is the closest to the village.
The major rail head that connects this village to other cities is the Rajkot railway station, which is 134 km away.
Buses are available from Surat, Kamraj and Kosamba. Jay Khodiyar Travels is one of the top operators on this route. Opt for a Volvo bus booking through Ticketgoose.com and have a comfortable journey.