About Porbandar Holidays - Best known for being the hometown of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, and the childhood friend of Lord Krishna, Sudama, and Porbandar is a very popular city in Gujarat. A proper Porbandar tour plan will take you on a journey through the rich historical past and the colorful heritage this place represents. The coastal city is extremely famous among pilgrimage-goers from all over the world. Porbandar is heavily dependent on tourism and has always been a major destination for maritime trading activities.
All this has created a wonderful mosaic of intersecting cultures and traditions which Porbandar packages by Atlas Travel aim at highlighting. The bestselling Porbandar holiday packages are a balance of cultural experiences and adrenaline-pumping adventure activities. Porbandar receives thousands of tourists throughout the year, some coming from far-off places while others visit it as a part of their extended vacation plans. Travel to Porbandar with Atlas Travel and get a glimpse of the incredible past of this wonderful coastal town.
Popular Porbandar Tour Packages
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Porbandar is a small yet very crucial and important part of the westernmost state of India, Gujarat which graces the shorelines of the Arabian Sea. The city remains riddled with historical as well as events of religious and spiritual value for many, making it a very important center of tourism.
Porbandar tour packages by Atlas Travel are a bundle of comfort, joy and exciting visits to some of the lesser-known places in this state. Visit Porbandar like never before by going to places where biodiversity thrives and the sightseeing destinations are shrouded in wonderment.
At zero meters, Porbandar is wide expanses of flat land and plain topography which is accompanied by some world-class deep seaports which have always attracted traders from all over the world through the course of history.
Best Time to Visit Porbandar
Post monsoon and the fall-winter months are the perfect months to go for a vacation in Porbandar. This means that the best time to visit Porbandar is during the months of September to March.
During this time the temperature remains in the comfortable range of 25 to 18 degrees Celsius. It is much more comfortable and refreshing during these months to go out sightseeing and check out as many places as you can on your Gujarat travel list.
This is also the time when Porbandar tourism is at its peak and all the Porbandar tourist places remain swarming with tourists from all over the world.
Summer is the worst time to plan a trip to Porbandar. A Porbandar city tour will not be the best idea to go for during the scorching summer months of April to July.
How to Reach Porbandar
Porbandar is an extremely important port city and as a business center, it is a very important part of not just Indian but world trading affairs as well. It goes without saying that Porbandar is very well connected with various networks and modes of transportation.
Here is how to reach Porbandar
By Road: Porbandar is easily reachable by road and is very well connected through roadways in and around the state of Gujarat. State and private buses are easily available to reach Gujarat from anywhere in India.
People can also choose to reach Porbandar by hiring a cab or a taxi service from anywhere else. Car rentals are also a great way of exploring not just this city but also the entire state of Gujarat.
By Train: The nearest railway station in Porbandar is the Porbandar railway station that connects Porbandar to most of the cities in and around Gujarat. There are everyday trains that connect Porbandar to places like Rajkot, Somnath, and Mumbai.
This station works well in connecting tourists looking to go for Dwarka Somnath Porbandar tour then Atlas Travel is just the place for you.
Weekly trains connect Delhi, Kolkata, and Rajasthan to Porbandar while these weekly trains even connect the southern states of Karnataka and the city of Hyderabad.
By Flight: Porbandar city has its own airport which connects it successfully to different parts of India. This public airport handles about 100 different arriving and leaving passengers at one time making it fairly big for a small city.
People choose to hire a taxi or a cab service from the airport to your desired accommodation or sightseeing destination you wish.
Places to Visit in Porbandar
Kirti Mandir - The Kirti Temple in Porbandar is built to honor the lifetime achievement and contributions of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Placed right beside the temple is the ancestral home where Mahatma Gandhi lived with his wife Kasturba Gandhi.
This temple is visited by world leaders who come here to pay their respect to the great leader and a freedom fighter who had become an iconic figure of the freedom struggle in India.
Porbandar Beach - Also known as the Willingdon Marina Beach, is one of the most popular and amazing tourist destinations in Porbandar. With smooth sandy shores and crashing blue waves, which are like music to the ears, a visit here is a must if you are looking for famous Porbandar tourist spots.
Located right near the beach is the famous architectural marvel of Porbandar, the Huzur Palace. It could be included in a day out for Porbandar.
Sudama Mandir - Dedicated to Lord Krishna’s best friend Sudama, the temple was built from 1902 to 1907, by Sri Ram Devji Jethwa of the great Jethwa Dynasty that once ruled Gujarat. The grand structure is a testament to one of the finest marble monuments in the country.
The state of Gujarat was inhabited by Krishna devotees whose rulers also held the lord at a very high accord. The temple was built to honor the legacy and the life of Krishna.
Madhavpur Beach - Madhavpur beach is situated in a tiny coastline village which rests on the shores of the Arabian Sea and is lined with tall coconut trees all over. People visiting here can go to the famous Madhavrai Ji Haveli Temple along with the famous Rukmini no Choro.
Exploring Madhavpur Beach can take up your whole day. There is also a small ancient Shiva Temple here adding a sense of spirituality. Sadly swimming in the beach water here is prohibited due to its rough nature.
Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary - Situated at a comfortable driving distance of 15 kms from the main city center of Porbandar, Barda Wildlife Sanctuary is a treat for all nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.
The sanctuary is covered in green agricultural land, wetlands, and dense forest that elevates the beauty of this place.