Veraval is a municipality in the state of Gujarat. It is located in East Champaran district. It is situated 6km from the city of Somnath. It has a population of around 150,000 people. The literacy rate in this place is 62% which is higher than the national average. Fisheries, rayon manufacturing company Aditya Birla Nova and the chemical, thread and cement companies are the main industries in this town.
Places to Stay
Visitor will find suitable accommodation options in Junagadh, located 40km away such as Hotel Somnath, Hotel Umang, Hotel Harmony and The Lotus Hotel which is within the range of Rs.1500.
Navarathri, Diwali, Holi, and Eid are the major events across the year.
Gujarati is the local language spoken in Veraval. Hindi is commonly spoken.
Places to visit
The Veraval beach, temples and mosques are local attractions. Somnath and Prabhas Patan are attractions that are 10km away.
How to Get There
Keshod Airport is the closest airport at a distance of 48km. It connects to a few major cities like Ahemedabad, Rajkot and Vadodra.
Veraval Railway station is an important railway station on Western railways. It connects you to major cities like Ahemedabad, Rajkot, Ratlam and Vadodra among many
Veraval is connected to Diu, Keshod, Rajkot and a few other places by road. Farther destinations can be reached from these centres. The best bus operators that offer quality service include state owned state owned operator, GSTRC. Ticketgoose.com’s bus reservation facility has never been easier through its mobile apps.
A well structured city, Gandhidham falls under the Kachchh District of Gujarat. Well-connected to Kandla and the National Highways, Gandhidham was formed in the 1950s after of the partition of India, to help resettle the refugees from Sindh. A fast developing city in Gujarat state, Gandhidham is connected by road and rail to the rest of India. Transport Nagar, on the suburbs of the city is the hub for all major transport activity in Gandhidham.
Places to Stay
Places like Hotel Aarti International (Tariff-Rs.1,499) and Hotel Shiv Nautica (Tariff-Rs.2,285) offer affordable accommodation from Rs.1500 onwards.
The main festivals in Gandhidham are Deepavali, Navaratri, Ramnavami and Holi.
Gujarati is the official language here. Hindi is also spoken here.
Places to Visit
The city has a Gandhi Samadhi, where last remains of Mahatma Gandhi are kept. The Bhadreswar temple and Modhera built in the 11th century is well-known, The Shiva temple in Kera and the Purneshwar temple constructed in the 10th century is a major tourist attraction neraby.
How to Get There
Gandhidham also has its own airport called Kandla Airport or Galphadar Airport which is located six kilometers north of Gandhidham
The Gandhidham Railway Station runs regular trains that connect the city to the rest of the country.
Well-connected by road, the Gandhidham Bus Terminus has many buses services that connect the city to places across the state. Private bus operators like Patel Tours & Travels, Royal Express and H K Travels run regular bus services to and from the city. If you are planning a vacation, book bus online and remain tension free.