What is special about Holiday in Somnath?
The temple town of Somnath is situated in western coastal Gujarat, in Saurastra region. This Shiva temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines, meaning the radiant sign of almighty Shiva and is a revered shrine of the Hindus. The temple has the unique history of being demolished several times by foreign invaders but the interesting fact is that afte...
What is special about Holiday in Somnath?
The temple town of Somnath is situated in western coastal Gujarat, in Saurastra region. This Shiva temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines, meaning the radiant sign of almighty Shiva and is a revered shrine of the Hindus. The temple has the unique history of being demolished several times by foreign invaders but the interesting fact is that after each destruction it got rebuilt to be a bigger one subsequently. A Trip to Somnath is always special -The history, faith, architecture and the breathtaking view of the Arabian Sea, make the temple a compulsive reason to plan your Holiday in Somnath.
What is the best Time to Visit Somnath?
October to January is the best period – winter is mild in entire Gujarat with temperatures ranging from a high of 24 degree Celsius to a low of 10 degrees. The cool climate will make you enjoy your Somnath Holidays better. For the staunch devotee though, any time is a good time for a Trip to Somnath.
What is the Ideal Duration for Somnath Trip?
Somnath Attractions can be covered in 3 days but many people also cover Gir national park as a Somnath Excursion which will require at least 5 days in total.
How much does it cost to Holiday in Somnath?
A 3- day Trip to Somnath starts from Rs 3500 per person and goes up depending on category of accommodation and other facilities you choose – luxurious Somnath Holidays may even cost upwards of Rs 20000 per person for 3 days, which will include apart from high end stay options, dedicated car with driver for your travel. Several Somnath Tour Packages are available for you to choose as per your plan and budget.
What are the Top Attractions in Somnath?
Somnath is the abode of Lord Shiva and the Shiva temple is the prime attraction and reason for a Trip to Somnath; there are many more Things to do in Somnath as well – Triveni Sangam, Bhalka Tirth, Panch Pandav Gufa, Gita Mandir and the light and sound show at Somnath temple are important Somnath Attraction
What are the top items in Somnath Cuisine?
Only vegetarian food is available in Somnath and like in other parts of Gujarat, the Thali is the main item in the menu. – Which will include apart from roti /rice ,several vegetables and a couple of sweets. Thepla (roti) , Khichdi, batata nu shak ,bharela bhinda etc. are popular items.
What is the best way to get around in Somnath?
Being a small town centred around the temple, one can reach the chief attraction (Shiva Temple) easily by walk - local 3-wheeler services are also available which one may use for covering the other Somnath Attractions .However , if you plan to cover most of the attractions in a day ,hired car is the best option - most Somnath Tour Packages will cover your tour and travel and may also include Somnath Excursions to Gir etc . I
What is the best way to reach Somnath?
Somnath is about 7 km from Veraval the nearest rail head for train connection to Ahmadabad and other important cities in Gujarat; some direct trains from other parts of India also go up to Veraval; i if you are travelling by air then nearest airports ate Keshod (85 km) , Diu (75 km) ,Porbander (125 km) and Bhavnagar (260 km) ; good roads connect Somnath will entire Gujarat and several buses connect this temple town with all major cities –so choose your mode of travel for your Somnath Holidays.
Is Somnath safe for women and Kids?
A major pilgrimage and tourist attraction, with thousands going there every day, Somnath, like rest of Gujarat is very safe for women and children – in fact they will not feel any inconvenience even a Trip to Somnath is planned without any male member.
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