Junagadh Tour Packages
About Junagadh Holidays – Junagadh literally translates into ‘old fort’ and is an ancient town that graces the foothills of the holy hills of Girnar. Namaste India Trip Junagadh tour packages will ensure that you get to experience the best that this historical town has to offer. A holiday in Junagadh will take you on a wonderful journey across historical sites, heritage buildings and amazing stories from the past that will remain close to your heart for a lifetime.
Namaste India Trip’s well-curated and customizable packages are made with the intention to offer some of the most interesting and memorable experiences. From staying at luxury accommodations and exploring the interesting heritage of Gujarat to interacting with locals and getting a wholesome in-depth experience the Junagadh Tour Package by Namaste India Trip will bring you all that and more.
Junagadh or ‘old fort’ is not only the headquarters of Junagadh district but is also a blessing in disguise for people who look forward to exploring the rich and ethnic heritage of Gujarat. Famous as the 7th largest city in the entire state, Junagadh is dotted all over with places and sites of historical and religious value.
The history of Junagadh can be experienced by simply taking a walk here. Buildings, forts, and structures dating back to the Mauryan Dynasty can be seen. Caves containing pre-historic artwork and old rock cut Buddhist Caves also make up for an essential part of the Junagadh experience as a whole.
Located on the foot of the Girnar Hills and bordered by the Arabian Sea at one end, the average elevation of the region is not much. However, there are numerous lakes that dot the entire city region while also functioning as the main water source. All these factors together make Junagadh Tourism a wholesome experience.
Best Time to Visit Junagadh
Winter is the best season to visit and explore Junagadh. The months of October, November, December, and January are the best months to go for a Junagadh trip. During this time the temperature of the region remains between 20 to 28 Degrees Celsius.
The autumn-winter season is also the best time to experience the rich cultural heritage, fairs, and festivals in Junagadh like Maha Shivratri and Navratri.
Summer months should be avoided at Junagadh because of the scorching heat which makes it unbearable to go out and explore the place well. The temperature during this time can go as high as 40 Degree Celsius.
The monsoon season of June to September should also be avoided. This is due to the frequent thunderstorms and harsh rainfalls which makes traveling, going out and exploring extremely difficult and annoying.
How to Reach Junagadh
Junagadh is very well connected through various networks and modes of communication like railways, airways, and roadways. It is not just well connected to different places in Gujarat but the network also stretches out to different parts of the subcontinent as well.
Here Is How to Reach Junagadh Conveniently
By Train – The Junagadh railway station is just 1 km away from the main city center and is frequented by tourists from all over India. It connects places like Rajkot, Mumbai, Pune, and Jabalpur.
To suit your travel needs, Namaste India Trip offers Junagadh Holiday packages from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, or anywhere you like.
By Road – Junagadh is very well connected through a massive network of roads from all over the state and country. The buses increase the communication between different villages and cities. Rajkot and Sasan offer direct connectivity to this city. This journey doesn’t take more than 2 hours.
By Flight – Junagadh does not have its own airport but the nearest airport is located 40 kms away from the city at Keshod airport. Direct flights to Mumbai can be availed from here. Junagadh is also reachable through the airports available at Porbandar and Rajkot that are 113 kms and 99 kms away respectively.
Junagadh packages by Namaste India Trip offer options for all 3 types of modes of travel depending on your budget and preference.
Places to Visit in Junagadh
Mahabat Maqbara – This is one of the most popular and important attractions in Junagadh which is mainly famous for its uniquely enchanting architecture. It kind of looks like something straight out of your dreams or a fantasy novel.
Uparkot Fort – Uparkot Fort is another one of the most popular tourist attractions in not just Junagadh but also in Gujarat. It is 2,300 years old and the walls go as high as 20 meters making it extremely secure from outside attacks. There is also a deep moat within the fort which used to inhabit crocodiles for the fort’s protection.
Girnar Hills – Located just 5 kms away from the main city of Junagadh, Girnar Hills is a major part of most of the Junagadh city tour packages. Girnar Hills is a collection of various hills whose origins can be traced back to the Vedic era. These hills have always been a major place of worship and spirituality even before the Mohenjo-Daro period.
Adi Kadi Vav – The Adi Kadi Vav is a unique and very interesting-looking Stepwell located within the Uparkot Fort. These interesting structures are efficient wells that were once dug up deep within the ground through layers and layers of stones, soils, etc. it is extremely huge and a must-visit during your Junagadh Tour Plan.
Gir National Park – Gir National Park is the iconic landmark feature of Gujarat as well as Junagadh. It is the only remaining home of the endangered Asiatic Lions. Other than the lions, there are also chances of spotting various types of birds, reptiles, insects, and flora collections.
Junagadh tourist places are interesting and varied that ranges from adventure getaways to visits to places of spiritual, religious, and even historical value.
Most Popular Junagadh Tour Packages
Ahmedabad Gir Weekend Tour Package
Ahmedabad | Gir
Ahmedabad Diu Weekend Tour Package
Ahmedabad | Diu
Gujarat Architecture Tour Package
Baroda | Champaner | Lothal | Palitana | Diu
Gujarat Wildlife Tour Package
Ahmedabad | Nal Sarovar | Velavadar | Gir | Jamnagar
Grand Gujarat Tour Package
Ahmedabad | Gir | Diu | Somnath | Dwarka
Gujarat Weekend Tour Package
Rajkot | Jamnagar | Dwarka | Somnath
Panch Dwarka Tour Package
Ahmedabad | Dwarka | Somnath | Ambaji | Mount Abu