Category Articles: Tourism

Akshardham Gandhinagar adds ‘Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ as new attraction

October 18, 2017
Akshardham Gandhinagar adds ‘Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ as new attraction

Gandhinagar: Every year thousands visit Akshardham to see its Diwali lighting. This year, to celebrate the 25th anniversary, visitors will be able to enjoy this excellent special show instead. To commemorate the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Swaminarayan Akshardham in Gandhinagar, the ‘Akshardham Sanatanam Show: An Immersive Experience’ has been created for the first time. This 15-minute show was ritually inaugurated by senior BAPS sant Pujya Ishwarcharan Swami on 17 October. Using ...Read More

Chief Minister opens Ambardi Safari Park of Asiatic Lions

October 17, 2017
Chief Minister opens Ambardi Safari Park of Asiatic Lions

Nalin Thakkar, Amreli: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaguruated Ambardi Lion Safari Park in Dhari taluka of Amreli district. This is the second lion safari park in Gujarat. Three lions are kept in this 1000 acre safari park. A new safari park will ease burden on Sasan Gir based safari park. The safari park is 6 km away from Dhari and 3 km away from Dhari - Amreli road. It has been developed at a cost of Rs 13 crore. It has 17 different routes for visitors. DeshGujaratRead More

CM to open Gujarat’s 2nd Lion Safari park at Ambardi in Dhari taluka of Amreli tomorrow

October 16, 2017
CM to open Gujarat’s 2nd Lion Safari park at Ambardi in Dhari taluka of Amreli tomorrow

By Jigar Purohit, Gandhinagar: Finally, Gujarat is all set to get another Lion safari park - this one in Amreli district. The new safari park will be opened by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on October 17 at Ambardi in Dhari taluka. According to the state government, the Centre had allotted 400 hectare land, located 6 km away from Dhari in June this year in response to its representation. The safari park has been developed by forest department of Gujarat government.The new park is all likely to e...Read More

Daily Rajkot – Somnath, Rajkot – Dwarka helicopter service from October 19

October 16, 2017
Daily Rajkot – Somnath, Rajkot – Dwarka helicopter service from October 19

Somnath: Rajkot based Poojara Telecom Pvt. Ltd fame Yogesh Poojara led newly launched venture 'T3 air' company is soon going to launch a 6-seater helicopter service in Gujarat connecting the city of Rajkot to Somnath and also to Dwarka on daily basis. According to Shri Somnath Trust, the official launching of this service will take place on October 19th which is Diwali. The first test drive took place today between Rajkot and Somnath. The team of operator led by Yogesh Pujara took bl...Read More

Sinh Darshan in Gir sanctuary, the only abode of Asiatic lions, begins after 4 months annual closure

October 16, 2017
Sinh Darshan in Gir sanctuary, the only abode of Asiatic lions, begins after 4 months annual closure

Sasan Gir (Gujarart): The popular Sinh Darshan (Lion safari) in the Gir National Park and Sanctuary more commonly known as Gir forest, the only abode of Asiatic lions situated in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, began today after four months of annual monsoon closure. the lion safari is conducted in open jeeps from here in the tourist zone of around 110 square kilomet from the total 1412 sq km area of the jungle. DCF Gir Dr Ramratan Nala today said that that the tour...Read More

Surat Fort to be opened as heritage tourism place in January 2018

October 08, 2017
Surat Fort to be opened as heritage tourism place in January 2018

Surat: Old fort of Surat on the bank of river Tapi which is being restored and developed on heritage tourism place theme will open for public in the month of January next year. Tentative date of opening of this tourism project is January 26. Standing Committee meeting of Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) has taken a decision that ticket charge for 3-16 age group and for senior citizens will be Rs 20 while for adults it will be Rs 40. Photography charge will be Rs 20 while videography will cost...Read More

Surat Chowpaty to dress new look

September 08, 2017
Surat Chowpaty to dress new look

Surat: Dumas chowpaty area in Surat will dress a look of foreign sea shore destination. Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) standing committee meet approved Rs 3.88 crore beautification and makeover project for Dumas beach area between Langar and Dumas chowpaty. The SMC will develop a 4.5 meter wide walkway in style of foreign country destinations. Popular Bhajiya shops will be resettled in proper manner. Around half km area will dress new look. Special lighting, fountains, food plaza at regu...Read More

30-day long Monsoon Festival kicks off at Sasan Gir

September 04, 2017
30-day long Monsoon Festival kicks off at Sasan Gir

Junagadh: A 30-day long monsoon festival at Sasan Gir kicked off on Sunday. The festival has been organized at helipad ground between Sasan and Bhalchhel. Cultural programmes will be presented every evening during the festival at this place. Popular TV serial Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah actors Natukaka, Abdul, Sundar, Bagho and Bavri remained present on this occasion. Large number of local people gathered to see the actors. DeshGujaratRead More

Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

September 01, 2017
Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

Gandhinagar: UNESCO Director General Ms. Irina Bokova today handed over the certificate of inscription as world Heritage city to Ahmedabad to Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel. Mr. Rupani said that it the moment of pride for all to receive India’s first world Heritage City certificate. It is a misfortune that our Ahmedabad did not become a place in the World Heritage as a result of the previous governments' indifferenc...Read More

Manual counting of visitors at Bhadarvi Poonam Mela this year

August 30, 2017
Manual counting of visitors at Bhadarvi Poonam Mela this year

Ambaji (Gujarat): The counting for lakhs of visitors of Bhadaravi Poonam Mela at the world famous Ambaji temple in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat to be held from August 31 to September 6 this year would be done manually this time around instead of 'cloud computing based' high-tech system which was first introduced in 2015 and continued for two years. Administrator of the Shri Arasuri Ambaji Mata Devasthan Trust (SAAMDT), the body that looks after the management of the temple...Read More

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