Category Articles: Tourism

Highest number of tourists in Sikkim come from Gujarat: Sikkim CM Tamang at Surat

April 05, 2021
Highest number of tourists in Sikkim come from Gujarat: Sikkim CM Tamang at Surat

Hotel and travel industry in Sikkim love tourists from Gujarat: Sikkim CM Tamang https://t.co/QguxYp6Glf pic.twitter.com/GWH5v9og3P— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) April 5, 2021 Statue of Unity/Surat: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang paid visit to the Statue of Unity in Gujarat. Tamang was in Gujarat to participate in Dandi Yatra which is organized to mark 'Aazadi Amrut Mahotsav'. Tamang is accompanied by over 150 persons including Sikkim MLAs, officials, journalists from Sikkim. A...Read More

Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

April 01, 2021
Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

Junagadh: Girnar forest located near Junagadh in Gujarat is a home for a number of animals and plant species and its natural beauty attracts a number of tourists every year. Summer Season for Girnar Nature Safari has started from 1st March, 2021 and it will continue till 15th June, 2021. The morning timings are 6 AM to 9 AM and evening timings are 4 PM to 7 PM. Facility of Online bookings is available on Gujarat Forest department's dedicated website for Gir Lions. Girnar Nature Safari lets th...Read More

Hazira – Diu cruise service from March 31st

March 29, 2021
Hazira – Diu cruise service from March 31st

Surat: A new cruise service connecting Hazira port in Surat (Essar Port) and Diu island will be launched by union Ports, Shipping and Waterways (Independent charge) minister Mansukh Mandaviya on 31st of March at 4.30 pm from Hazira (Surat) virtually. A cruise ship will leave Hazira every Monday and Wednesday and reach Diu next day in the morning. Return journey will take place on the same day in the evening from Diu and end at Hazira next day in the morning. One side journey will take 13 to...Read More

Shri Somnath Trust launches no-profit package tour of Diu

March 21, 2021
Shri Somnath Trust launches no-profit package tour of  Diu

Prabhas Patan: Shri Somnath Trust on Saturday launched a package tour service connecting Somnath to Diu. The package tour costing Rs. 500 per person includes sightseeing, lunch and to-and-fro transportation by the bus. The package tour will include sightseeing of various locations in Diu such as Gangeshwar Mahadev, Nagoa Beach, Market, Church, Museum, Khukri and Fort. Fix Gujarati Lunch will be also provided during the tour. The bus have a capacity of 23 passengers and it will depart from So...Read More

No entry inside Shamlaji mandir for short dressed visitors

March 19, 2021
No entry inside Shamlaji mandir for short dressed visitors

Shamlaji: Like many other temples, Shamlaji temple in North Gujarat has also banned the entry of visitors into the temple who have dressed in half pent, mini skirts and other types of short dresses. The rule has been announced for both males and females. A sign board in this regard has been put up at the entry point of the temple. Those with short dress who anyway want to enter the temple are facilitated with silk dhoti/lungi that they can wrap up in order to enter the temple. Located on Udaipur...Read More

Statue of Unity crosses five million visitors mark

March 15, 2021
Statue of Unity crosses five million visitors mark

Narmada: The 'Statue of Unity' at Kevadia in Central Gujarat has crossed the mark of 50 lakh visitors since its inauguration on October 31, 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The statue has emerged as an international tourist destination, offering multiple attractions for all age groups, Gujarat's Additional Chief Secretary (Forest and Environment) Rajiv Gupta said in a tweet. #StatueofUnity crosses five million visitors mark !!!Built under visionary leadership of Hon. @PMOIndia it has eme...Read More

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

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