Category Articles: Tourism

How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

February 22, 2021
How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

Ahmedabad: The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world located at Kevadiya in Central Gujarat. It is one of the fastest emerging tourist destinations with other attractions such as a Jungle Safari - Zoological park, rafting, bicycle riding, glow garden, Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam etc that have been already added and even more attractions are being added. Though Vadodara is the nearest airport and it is also located on Delhi - Mumbai main railway line, Ahmedabad, the commercial capi...Read More

Vloggers cover Ahmedabad Kevadiya JanShatabdi train journey experience

January 24, 2021
Vloggers cover Ahmedabad Kevadiya JanShatabdi train journey experience

Gandhinagar: There have been couple of good vlog videos uploaded on Youtube covering the experience and details of Ahmedabad - Kevadiya Jan Shatabdi Express train, especially a new Vistadome coach attached to it. One thing to notice is that the trains are mostly empty as of now, but this is Covid19 period and it's just start of the new route. So nothing can be concluded at this stage regarding the traffic, the new route/trains are attracting. Do enjoy these vlogs. In...Read More

Gujarat Tableau to showcase Modhera Sun Temple in Republic Day Parade in New Delhi

January 22, 2021

Gandhinagar: World famous Modhera Sun temple will be showcased in a tableau of Gujarat in upcoming Republic day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. Around 60 artists have worked hard for three months to make this tableau. Solanki dynasty ruler Bhimdev Solanki (first) had built a Sun temple in Modhera in North Gujarat in 1026-27 AD which is believed older than Konark Sun temple. Along with a tableau, 12 women folk dancers will present Tippani dance. DeshGujarat Gujarat Tableau to showcase Modhera ...Read More

AC River Cruise in Sabarmati operating from Thursday

January 19, 2021
AC River Cruise in Sabarmati operating from Thursday

Sabarmati: Boating and water sports activities are operated at two locations on Sabarmati Riverfront - at Vallabh Sadan by ECHT and at Usmanpura by Khodal Corporation. ECHT has in first phase started kids peddle boat, high speed boat, acqua cycle from 1st January. ECHT is now going to start river cruise from Thursday this week, using a 60-seater AC cruise that has been brought here from Norway - Denmark. The passengers of this cruise will enjoy the scenery of Sabarmati riverfront for twenty ...Read More

Five dead as boat capsize at Soldhara; Rs. 2 lakh relief to nearest kin of each announced

January 19, 2021
Five dead as boat capsize at Soldhara; Rs. 2 lakh relief to nearest kin of each announced

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has announced Rs. 2 lakh relief to nearest kin of each of five persons who died due to drowning in an incident in which a boat capsized at Soldhara eco-point near Chikhli in Navsari district of South Gujarat. Meanwhile, local police has filed case against Ashok Bhagabhai Patel, an operator of eco-point. Ten persons are under medical treatment in connection with this incident. DeshGujaratRead More

Rs. 20 crore tourist facility works to kick off at Shivrajpur Beach

January 18, 2021
Rs. 20 crore tourist facility works to kick off at Shivrajpur Beach

Gandhinagar: The Bhoomipujan ceremony for the 1st phase of tourist facilities to be developed by the ‘Gujarat Tourism Department’ (GTD) at Shivrajpur Beach will be performed by Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani on January 20, at 10 a.m. The tourist amenities of the 1st phase will be developed, at a cost of Rs. 20 crore, at Shivraj Beach. These facilities include Arrival Plaza, Intervention Centre, Tourist Facility Centre, Cycle Track, Promenade, Locker Room, Path-way, Signage, Drinking Water ...Read More

Snow World in Ahmedabad One Mall opens this Monday

January 16, 2021
Snow World in Ahmedabad One Mall opens this Monday

Ahmedabad: After successful launches in major cities across the country, – Snow World is all set to launch in Ahmedabad at Amdavad One Mall, Vastrapur on Monday, 18th January 2021, says a release. Indoor snow park is a snow filled Winter Wonderland, spread across 20,000 sqft where one can enjoy the cold temperatures in the heart of the city with a temperature of minus ten degrees Celsius throughout the year, the release adds. While the city has snow park in Sarkhej area, and another one was ea...Read More

Gujarat government announces new Tourism Policy

January 12, 2021

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has today announced a new policy for Tourism for next five years. (function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "https://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })(); -Incentives will be given to tourism development projects only in focused areas chosen for tourism ...Read More

Dog vs Lioness video from Gir Forest goes viral

January 10, 2021

Junagadh: A dog versus lioness video from Sasan Gir forest in Gujarat has gone viral on social media platform. A stray dog can be seen fighting a lioness confidently in proximity of artificially created water tanks by forest department. Couple of open Gypsy vehicles are also there in proximity of this event. A video has been shot from one of two Gypsy vehicles by tourists. There's a Lion too in the scene, but he is not part of scuffle. While a dog fights a lioness with full confidence, it leaves...Read More