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Beaches in Gujarat

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Porbandar The birthplace of Gandhiji 

Located on the south-east coast of Gujarat , Porbandar is renowned as the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. The Gandhi Haveli, where he was born, has been extended with the addition of the Kirti Mandir, a memorial built in 1950.  

The Chowpatty Beach

Let the waves tickle your toes! The Chowpatty Beach here is popular amongst the locals. For a virgin beach, head north to Kuchdi and Khimeshwar. Madhavpur (45 kms south), is another fine beach.

Fum things to do in and around Porbandar!

  • Watch a dhow being made. With no modern equipment to aid them, master artisans turn piles of rafter into perfectly proportioned 50 ft. Long sea worthy vessels.

  • Visit the Grishmabhuvan, at Sartanji Choro, one of Porbandar’s oldest monuments.

  • Birdwatch! The creeks of Porbandar abound with flamingoes, terns and gulls.

  • Star gaze at the Nehru Planetarium then walk across to the Bharat Mandir.

  • Check out the seashore palaces: the Daria Rajmahal and the Huzoor Palace ,.

How to get there

Porbandar is linked by rail and air to Mumbai. It is also well-connected by road to most towns and cities in the state.    

Surat 

Standing on the banks of river Tapti is Surat , known for its textiles and diamonds. Explore the Emerald beaches around the Diamond : Dumas (16 kms), Hajira (28 kms), Ubgrat (42 jms), the historic Dabdi Beach (50 kms) and Tithal (108 kms).

Fun things to do in and around Surat !

  • View the city from the bastions of the Castle – Surat ’s most important historical monument.

  • Watch a play at Rang Upavana – an open air theatre.

  • Marvel at the rich collection at the Sardar Patel Museum .

How to get there

Surat is on the main Mumbai to Ahmedabad rail line. It is also well-connected by road.

Ahmedpur Mandvi    

Ahmedpur Mandvi, in Junagarh district, is one of the finest beaches on the Gujarat shoreline.  Ahmedpur-Mandvi offers exciting options to entertain oneself by lazing in the beach, swimming, or enjoying water sports. Here you can water-ski, para sail, ride on speed boats and water scooters. The beach has lovely blue waters, lots of birdlife, sandy beaches and colourful fishing hamlets.

Across the bridge, is the Diu Island – adding a Mediterranean touch to a delightful vacation.

How to get there

Ahmedpur Mandvi is well-connected by road. Delwada Railway Station, (9 kms) and Una, (12 kms) are convenient railheads. The nearest airport is Keshod (140 kms).

 

So, are you ready for an unforgettable beach holiday in India ?     

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