About Jamnagar Holidays - Located in the Saurashtra region of the western coast of Gujarat, Jamnagar is famous as the ‘Oil City of India’. Other than the petrochemical industry dominating the city, Jamnagar is also known for its Bandhani Clothes, metalware, and gold embroidery items. Jamnagar tour packages by Atlas Travel will take you on a deep dive into this wonderful coastal town gracing the edge of Gujarat. Jamnagar is nicknamed the ‘Paris of Saurashtra’ due to the presence of immaculate gardens, parks along with a touch of spirituality with multiple temples.
Present-day Jamnagar is famous for its historical sites and ancient temples that attract tourists and visitors from all over the world. Holiday in Jamnagar is now made easier with Atlas Travel. Jamnagar packages consist of a visit to some of the top sightseeing destinations along with paying respects to some ancient temples and holy places of worship that will leave a lasting impact on your life.
Popular Jamnagar Tour Packages
Jamnagar Holiday Packages
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Jamnagar City Sightseeing Tour
Dwarka Somnath Tour Package
4 Nights / 5 Days
Saurashtra Darshan Tour Package
6 Nights / 7 Days
Founded in AD 1540, Jamnagar was the capital of the princely state of Nawanagar. As per historical literature, Lord Krishna had established his empire in Dwarka, within the district of Jamnagar which propelled its popularity as a hub for religious enthusiasts and believers.
Jamnagar Holiday packages offered by Atlas Travel are all about going on an adventure of a lifetime in this historically and mythologically relevant place that continues to dominate as one of the must-visit destinations in Gujarat.
Jama Saib was responsible for shaping the current face and the modern look of Jamnagar and is 337 kms away from the capital city of Gandhinagar. This largest city in the westernmost end of the Indian subcontinent is quickly becoming the perfect getaway destination for tourists and locals as well.
Best Time to Visit Jamnagar
Jamnagar is located in a hot semi-arid region of Gujarat where the summers are scorching hot and the winters are warm.
The best time to visit Jamnagar is during the winter months of September to March. The temperature during this time ranges from 26 to 17 degrees Celsius.
It is the best time to visit Jamnagar since the weather remains pleasant and cool enough to go out for some sightseeing places.
The worst time would be to visit Jamnagar during the summer months of April to early June. During this time the beats down relentlessly on the arid plains which make the climate and temperature here soar to unbearable levels making the Jamnagar trip very unpleasant.
July to September marks the monsoon months in Jamnagar when the place remains susceptible to a substantial amount of rainfall.
How to Reach Jamnagar
Jamnagar is situated in the western coastal state of Gujarat which is one of the top tourist destinations in India and is very well connected to the rest of the world through a plethora of modes of transportation.
Here is how you can visit Jamnagar
By Road: If traveling by road there are many luxury, private, and government bus services connecting Jamnagar to the rest of the country and Gujarat. The Jamnagar bus stand is located about 2 kms away from the main city Centre.
You can hire a cab from many cities like Bhuj, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Baroda, Udaipur, etc. to get to Jamnagar since they are very easily available.
By Train: The nearest railway station for Jamnagar is situated 4 kms away from the main city and goes by the same name as the city.
This railway station is very well connected with trains from places like Ahmedabad and other cities of Gujarat. Cabs are easily available at the Jamnagar railway station to take you further into the city of Jamnagar.
By Flight: Jamnagar airport is located 9 kms away from the main city Centre. The airport is very well connected through flights from places like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and other such cities of Gujarat.
There is cabs easily available connecting Jamnagar to other places in Gujarat and within Jamnagar as well.
Places to Visit in Jamnagar
Jamnagar is also referred to as the jewel of Kathiawar and has quickly become an offbeat tourist destination for travel lovers and adventure seekers alike. Here are some interesting and must-visit Jamnagar tourist places that you should definitely include in your Jamnagar tour plan:
Lakhota Talav - Lakhota Talav or lake is one of the most beautiful, serene, and peaceful places located in Jamnagar. It offers the perfect solitude away from the chaos and bustle of the city.
The lake surrounds the Lakhota Fort which was constructed by the king of Navanagar and ever since then people have been coming here to get some respite.
Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary - Located about 12 kms away from the main city of Jamnagar, this bird sanctuary is very popular among bird lovers and nature enthusiasts.
The sanctuary is home to numerous colorful migratory and resident birds that populate the region.
Adinath Jain Mandir - Built in the 15th-16th century, Adinath Jain Temple is one of the most important temples of value in Jamnagar. The temple is dedicated to the 1st Jain Tirthankaras with the name translating to ‘the first world teacher’.
Within the primary structure of the, there are several tiny temples dedicated to numerous gods and goddesses.
Marine National Park - This is one of the rare types of national parks in Gujarat or anywhere in Asia. This one-of-a-kind national park is located in the Gulf of Kutch, 30 kms away from the main city of Jamnagar.
The national park is packed with colonies of corals, schools of colorful fish, octopuses, and many more.
Pirotan Island - Located in the Gulf of Kutch, Pirotan Island is a combination of 42 small islands, clustered together to create a pretty picture of serenity and peace. The marine national park is also a part of this island group.
From the main city shore, the journey to the islands is about 45 minutes to an hour of the boat ride that can be booked on the port since there are no regular ferry rides.