Holiday Trip in Rajkot

Memorable Trip with Rajkot Holiday Packages

Situated on the banks of the Aji and Nyari Rivers, Rajkot is known to be the fourth largest city in the state of Gujarat. This ancient city was once the capital of the princely state of Saurashtra from 1948 to 1956 prior to merger in bilingual Bombay state on 1956. Rajkot was merged into Gujarat from Bombay on May 1, 1960. This city has been ruled by many rulers since it was founded. Rajkot is one of the most famous cities of Gujarat as well as a major centre for commerce and trade. It is famous for its 'Rangilo Rajkot', nicknamed because of vibrant people, traditional jewelry, Patola weaving industry, silk embroidery, stunning mirror work on cloth. So, checkout the beautiful art forms of Rajkot by booking Rajkot holiday packages offered by
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Best Sightseeing Places in Rajkot

Prior planning your Rajkot vacation you should be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Kaba Gandhi No Delo:
It is the ancestral home of Mahatma Gandhi. Kaba Gandhi No Delo is now home to the Gandhi Smriti, a permanent exhibition of items related to Gandhiji.
Nehru Gate:
Also known as Nagar Darwaza, Nehru Gate is a famous attraction of the city. It is a historical architectural gate with a clock, displaying majesty and elegance. This gate leads to the historical market of Morbi.
M.K. Gandhi Vidyalaya:
M.K. Gandhi Vidyalaya is the school, where Mahatma Gandhi completed his early education. The school was previously known as Alfred High School and was later renamed after Gandhiji.
Rashtriya Shala:
It was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in the year 1925. He used the same in connection with the freedom struggle. This Rashtriya Shala is now famous for its unique Patola weaving.
Hanging Bridge:
The Hanging Bridge is situated in Morbi of Rajkot. This bridge was made of wire ropes and wood during the British rule. It is 165 feet long and 4.5 feet broad and has been built over the River Machchhu. Crossing the bridge is an amazing experience for the visitors.
BAPS Swaminarayan Temple:
This temple was constructed during 1998-99 by Swaminarayan Sampradaya. It is located on Kalavad Road near Mahila College. The temple boasts of one of the largest auditorium in the state, having a capacity of thousands.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Some of the other tourist attractions are Race Course, Watson Museum, Lal Pari Lake and Randerda, Aji Dam, Jagat Mandir, Lang Library and Rajkumar College etc. So, don't give a miss to visit these attractions on your Rajkot travel.

Best Time for Holidaying in Rajkot

The best time to visit Rajkot is during winter season (from October to January), when the climate remains cold and dry with temperature ranging from 10 to 22 degrees Celsius. In addition, the month of February receives the maximum tourists and is pleasurable enough to enjoy the city. Other good time to visit Rajkot is monsoon (during late-June to September), which is accompanied by moderate rainfall and cool air. You can visit Rajkot during this season, provided you carry gear to shield yourself from the rain. So, plan your Rajkot trip during these months.

Must Buy Things from Rajkot

Rajkot offers a fascinating shopping experience for all kinds of travelers, especially for women as the city is renowned for a special type of artistry works. You can shop for traditional jewellery specifically the golden ornaments, which are quite popular here. Also, buy gorgeous Bandhni sarees, Patola weaved sarees, buy stunning mirror work or patch works. Rajkot has one of the largest gold markets of Gujarat, which is called Soni Bazaar. In short, shopping in Rajkot will surely be the most treasured experiences of the entire trip.

Explore Options to Reach Rajkot

Before booking your Rajkot holiday package, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Rajkot airport is well connected to cities like Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bhavnagar and Surat etc. on regular basis.
By Train
Rajkot has its own railway station, also known as Rajkot Junction, which is also the main railway station in the city. Regular trains connect Rajkot to other important cities in Gujarat and across India.
By Road:
The State Transport Corporation runs regular buses to and from Rajkot, connecting it with the other cities of Gujarat and other states. Select any of the traveling modes and come for a remarkable Rajkot tour.
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