Articles tagged under: Gujarat Tourism

IRCTC announces ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ package tour to Saurashtra

August 02, 2018
IRCTC announces ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ package tour to Saurashtra

New Delhi: The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in a statement today announced launching of "Khushboo Gujarat Ki" package tour to Gujarat.The all-inclusive Rs 19,990 per person tour package of six nights and seven days on a twin-sharing basis will cover Porbandar, Somnath temple, Diu, Dwarka and Nageshwar. The package will include the train journey and three-star hotel accommodation at Somnath and Dwarka. All transfers and sightseeing by air-conditioned buses, on-board...Read More

2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

February 23, 2018
2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

Gandhinagar: As many as 2.10 lakh tourists participated in the Rann Utsav in year 2016-17, said the government in reply to a question in the Gujarat Assembly. Rann Utsav is organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) in public private partnership(PPP) mode at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch ever year in winter. Tourism Minister Vasava in reply to question said total 2,10,274 tourists visited Rann Utsav in 2016-17. The government earned Rs 286.60 lakh as royalty of tent from priv...Read More

12 places identified for seaplane operations in Gujarat

February 23, 2018
12 places identified for seaplane operations in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Tourism department of Gujarat has identified 12 places for seaplane operations in Gujarat that include Sabarmati riverfront, Dharoi dam, Sardar Sarovar dam, Somnath, Bet Dwarka, Saputara, Gandhinagar, Aaji dam in Rajkot and Mandvi. Seaplane operations are more affordable compared to conventional aircraft because runway and airport like gigantic infrastructure would not be needed, just a small jetty on both ends will be enough. The Gujarat government is likely to come with...Read More

Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

February 17, 2018
Foreign cruise brings 471 tourists to Porbandar

Porbandar:Foreign passenger vessel MV Silver Spirit (Built 2009) with total 367 crew and total 471 Passenger arrived at Gujarat Maritime Board Jetty on Porbandar Port yesterday. Her last port of call was Mumbai. The ship departed to next port of call Muscat (Oman) in the evening. The foreign tourists mainly from America and Britain visited Mahatma Gandhi's birth place Kirti Mandir in Porbandar during the afternoon. Read More

1.48 lakh visited Rann Utsav by January 6 in this edition

January 10, 2018
1.48 lakh visited Rann Utsav by January 6 in this edition

Bhuj: During November - 2017 to 6 January 2018, 1.48 lakh visitors visited Kutch Rann Utsav. Last year in 2016-17 edition of Rann Utsav, 1,78,143 had visited Rann Utsav. In previous edition of Rann Utsav, the month of November witnessed 45,087 tourists while December witnessed 48,352 tourists. In present edition of Rann Utsav November witnessed 15,423 tourists which is lesser than previous edition by 29,664. Revenue in ongoing edition of Rann Utsav has been Rs 94,18,850 so far. Rann Utsav wi...Read More

Happening Sunday in Gujarat with number of events on offering

January 07, 2018

Ahmedabad: It was a Sunday morning with lot of events in offering. In Ahmedabad, dog show kicked off with presence of 270 dogs including 24 police dogs. Also kicked off was International Kite Festival(IKF) organised by the State government arm Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd. The lated edition of IKF has presence of over 150 kite flyers from 44 nations and over 200 kite flyers from 18 States of India. In total 300 kite flyers are participating in this festival which is being celebrated at Sab...Read More

‘Panchn Mahotsav 2017’ to begin from December 16th, 2017 in Panchmahal

December 11, 2017
‘Panchn Mahotsav 2017’ to begin from December 16th, 2017 in Panchmahal

Ahmedabad: The architectural marvels and landscapes of world heritage site Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat will provide a cultural interlude to visitors in the form of annual ‘PanchMahotsav 2017’ which is all set to begin from December16th, 2017 this month. Organized by the District administration, Panchmahal, in association with TCGL, the Festival this year has in store a blend of cultural and spiritual experiences, including heritage walk, local guide facility, trekking, amusement park, cu...Read More

Actress Vidya Balan spends a day at Kutch Rann Utsav

November 06, 2017
Actress Vidya Balan spends a day at Kutch Rann Utsav

Bhuj: Hindi movie actress Vidya Balan spent a day in Kutch to promote her upcoming film Tumhari Sulu. Vidya participated in Rann Utsav tourism festival which is being organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd. She appeared on the stage in Rann Utsav and also visited border post of Border Security Post in Rann of Kutch. Vidya after her visit to border said,'I am from Mumbai where I see big buildings and too many people around, but BSF post was the place where I couldn't find anyone else...Read More

Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

November 01, 2017
Kutch Rann Utsav 2017 kicks off today; packages in range of Rs 5500 to Rs 19,500

Bhuj: One of the biggest tourism festival in Gujarat 'Rann Utsav' kicks off today. Due to model code of conduct imposed by Election Commission, this edition of Rann Utsav will kick off without any formal inaugural function. According to Nirav Munshi, manager in Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) there are 350 tents this year in Rann Utsav venue at Dhordo along with food court and craft bazar. TCGL has on its website said: due to good rainfall the White Rann might be having some w...Read More

Gujarat bags comprehensive development of tourism award

September 27, 2017
Gujarat bags comprehensive development of tourism award

New Delhi: Gujarat was named the best state for Comprehensive Development of Tourism at the National Tourism Awards presented by President Ram Nath Kovind today. The award in the Hall of Fame category was received by Gujarat's Minister of Tourism Ganpat Singh Vasava and Principal Secretary S J Haider at a function at Vigyan Bhavan. Gujarat was followed by Madhya Pradesh. The Hall of Fame Awards were introduced this year and given to states, organisations and agencies which have won the ...Read More

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