Category Articles: Travel

Boating facility to be developed for tourists visiting Statue of Unity

October 22, 2018
Boating facility to be developed for tourists visiting Statue of Unity

Vadodara: Vadodara based Trust has been given in-principle approval for starting boating activity at Karjan dam and Sardar Sarovar reservoirs. Boating facility at Karjan dam will involve three islands. On one of islands, a small tribal village will be created to showcase the tribal culture. Kerala style houseboat facility has also been planned. At Sardar Sarovar, three boats will be deployed, of which two will be small boats while one boat will have 150-passenger capacity. The large boat...Read More

Passengers sit on dharna at departure terminal of Ahmedabad airport protesting delay in flight

October 22, 2018
Passengers sit on dharna at departure terminal of Ahmedabad airport protesting delay in flight

Ahmedabad: Go Air Ahmedabad to Chennai flight G8 - 912 was last night delayed for over 8 to 9 hours.The flight was scheduled to take off at 10.30 pm. It could however left for Chennai only little before 8.00 am (as per flightstatus 7.45 am). The flight will reach Chennai post 1o.00 pm instead of scheduled time of 1.00 am. There were around 140 passengers aboard including women, senior citizens and children. They had to spend night at departure terminal. Passengers on social media platforms i...Read More

Gujarat garba gripped as Navratri 2018 enters into last phase

October 16, 2018
Gujarat garba gripped as Navratri 2018 enters into last phase

Ahmedabad: Nine-night festival Navratri is in its final phase. The ninth night this year as per Gujarati Vikram Samvat calendar falls on Thursday, October 18th which is also Dussehra. During Navratri, pilgrim places such as Pavagadh, Chotila, Ambaji, Bahucharaji, Ashapura etc attract large number of visitors on 7th and 8th days.     ...Read More

Inside the Statue of Unity and view from gallery

October 16, 2018

Vadodara: For the first time, the inside visuals of Statue of Unity - world's tallest statue in making which is scheduled to be inaugurated on October 31st near Sardar Sarovar dam in Central Gujarat, India. The statue is dedicated to iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who joined native states and created post 1947 Indian map. A 182 meter tall statue will have inbuilt view gallery at chest portion. This is the first video catering glimpse of how scenery will look like from viewing gal...Read More

Gir Sanctuary and National Park reopens for visitors after 4-month monsoon break; four more Lion Safari routes added for tourists

October 16, 2018
Gir Sanctuary and National Park reopens for visitors after 4-month monsoon break; four more Lion Safari routes added for tourists

Sasan Gir: The tourist zone of Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, the only abode of Asiatic lions in the world, reopened today after 4 months long annual closure of Monsoon. The famous Sinh Darshan (Lion safari) in around 110 square kilometer area of the total 1412 sq km Gir National Park and Sanctuary, more commonly known as the protected area of the Gir forest, the only abode of Asiatic lions situated in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, meant for tourist activities remains...Read More

Garba flash mob welcomes passengers at international terminal of Ahmedabad airport

October 16, 2018

Ahmedabad: And the latest venue to host Navratri Garba in Gujarat has been the international airport. Yes you heard it right. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport(SVPI) in Ahmedabad welcomed the passengers at its international terminal with live Garba performance which was joined by staffers of various airlines and also professional Garba dancers. Flash mob type performances were also joined by some passengers. Performances were organized just before departure and after arrival to mark...Read More

AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

October 15, 2018
AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

Ahmedabad: The Air Indian Flight to Newark via London from Mumbai with 130 passengers on board has been grounded at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here since landing early morning due to technical snags, Airport Director Manoj Gangal said today. The flight has been rescheduled to fly for London from here at 0635 hrs tomorrow. 'Air India, flight AI031/172, Boeing 788, Mumbai- Ahmedabad-London-Newark, landed at Ahmedabad at 04:50 IST. After landing, the a...Read More

Vistara to operate special flight on Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai route with its ‘retrojet’ aircraft

October 14, 2018
Vistara to operate special flight on Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai route with its ‘retrojet’ aircraft

Mumbai: Full service carrier Vistara announced the operation of a special flight number UK 001 on Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai route with its 'retrojet' aircraft on October 15, at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 3,189. Vistara's 'retrojet' aircraft will be bearing the historic registration number VT-ATV, India's first-of-its kind aircraft painted in a retro-themed livery, said the carrier in a press release. October 15 marks the 86th anniversary of the launch of Tata Air Services. "Piloted by JR...Read More

3 light houses in Gujarat at Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath to be developed as tourist spots by center: Shipping Minister Mandaviya

October 12, 2018
3 light houses in Gujarat at Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath to be developed as tourist spots by center: Shipping Minister Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: The union government has decided to develop the 3 light houses in Gujarat as tourist spots.         MoS shipping Mansukh Madaviya today said that the 43 meter high light house of Dwarka, 30 meter high one of Veraval and 40 meter high in Gopnath in Bhavnagar district would be developed for tourism.             Dwarka, Veraval and Gopnath were already famous places where tourists come and by developing the light houses there more tourists could be attracted, he ...Read More

Statue of Unity in final phase of making

October 11, 2018

Bharuch: World's tallest statue in making, 'Statue of Unity' is in final phase of making. Head of this statue which features iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has been placed over the body. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who as Chief Minister of Gujarat conceived this project will inaugurate the statue on 31st of October, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The site is likely to be ready completely by 26 October.   DeshGujaratRead More

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