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Junagadh Excursions

Junagadh Excursions

Junagadh Excursions
Junagadh Excursions

The city of Junagadh is famous for its antique buildings which were built by the rulers of the yore. This monuments and structures have stood the test of time and now serve as the hallmark of the city. There are a plethora of tourist places in Junagarh which enthrall the visitors with their age old charm. However, the city has much more to offer. There is an array of excursions which can be enjoyed from the city. These excursions will enrich your experience of visiting Gujarat and leave you completely mesmerized with the state.

Gir National Park
Gir National Park has a sprawling area of 1412 sq. km. It was established in the year 1965 and is located about 65 km to the south-east of the Junagadh city of Gujarat. The
forest area of Gir was initially protected by the Nawab of the princely state of Junagadh.

Chorwad Beach
Chorwad Beach of Gujarat is another splendid beach situated on the west coast of India. It is situated at a distance of 66 km from Junagadh. Chorwad has a high potential of attracting both domestic as well as international tourists.

Diu Beach
Diu beach is situated off the Saurashtra coast and is connected to the state of Gujarat via a causeway. Diu is a secluded island and does not have much population. This makes it the place ideal for a serene vacation, away from the worries of daily life.

Girnar Temple
Girnar is one of the holiest places in Gujarat, situated near Junagadh at a distance of 327 from Ahmedabad. It is a holy place and an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Jains. There are a number of temples located here, which have converted it into a township of temples.

Somnath Temple
Somnath Temple is situated in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. It is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is one of the twelve jyotirlingas in India. The most interesting fact about the Somnath temple is that it has been built and destroyed six times.

Marine National Park
Marine National Park is the first marine park of India. It is situated in the Gulf of Kutch, which falls under the Junagadh District of Gujarat. It was established in the year 1982 and covers an area of 162.89 sq. km. There is an archipelago of 42 islands in the Gulf of Kutch which comes under the protected area.

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