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Jamnagar

Gujarat | India
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Jamnagar is categorised as Bird Watching / Business and Transit


Khijadiya Sanctuary Gate
Crab Plover at Narara (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
Narara Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
Narara Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
Spot Billed Ducks at Lakhota Lake
Mangoves in Narara (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
Corals in Narara (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
Corals in Narara (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 December 2014)
River Tern at Narara
Yellow Legged Gull at Narara
Flamingo at Narara
Avocet at Khijadiya
Black Winged Stilt at Khijadiya
Black Shouldered Kite at Jamnagar
Godwit at Khijadiya
Painted Stork at Narara
Lakhota Lake
Pelicans at Khijadiya
Inside Khijadiya Sanctuary
Lakhota Fort Museum (photo Courtesy: Jay Bhanderi)
Narara Island
Narara Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 March 2012)
Narara Island
Nilkanth Mahadev Temple
Aradhana Dham
Narara Island

Reasons to Visit
  • Jamnagar lies at the northern end of Saurashtra and now known for the Reliance and Essar Petrochemical complex (Both about 20 km on the Dwarka road).
  • Jamnagar is base point for Bird Watchers, Pirotan Island and many other areas around Jamnagar are a must visit in winter for migratory birds.
  • Jamnagar is also access point for visiting Krishna Temple in Dwarka (150 kms), which is considered very holy for Krishna devotees.
Recommendations
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Gujarat"Jamnagar Railway Station and Airport is a popular arrival point for pilgrim travellers to Dwarka (148 kms) and bird watchers visiting around Jamnagar"
  • Prime Bird watching destinations in Gujarat"Lakes around Jamnagar are prime bird watching sites. Pirotan Island (accessible from Jamnagar via a Boat ride) is one of the 42 islands of the Gulf of Kutchh which is famous for its corals and beaches and also a popular spot for bird lovers. The island has a light house and one can find as many waders. Another area Lakhota lake has about 75 species including gulls, ducks, flamingoes, rosy pastors, etc. Barda hills Sanctuary (90 kms from Jamnagar towards Porbander).are full of woods and grassland"
Access Information

Jamnagar has 3 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Standard1
Mid-segment1
Premium1
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Hotel3

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Jamnagar

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Jamnagar

Getaway

  • Jamnagar Bird watching Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Jamnagar - Little Rann of Kutch Bird watching Break (5 Nights)

Holiday

  • Best of Gujarat with Kutch (8 Nights)
  • Gujarat Bird Watching Itinerary (9 Nights)

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Jamnagar has 9 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Airport and DwarkaRs. 2745
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Airport and PorbandarRs. 2745
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and JamnagarRs. 2612

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Jamnagar - Khijadiya SafariRs. 1856
Narara Island - Day VisitRs. 1856

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Transfers between Jamnagar and Little Rann of KutchRs. 5000

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Railway Station and DwarkaRs. 2745
Pickup/Drop between Jamnagar Railway Station and PorbandarRs. 2745
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and JamnagarRs. 2612

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Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Jamnagar

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    Nilkanth Mahadev Temle around the Town Hall is a Lord Shiva temple and one of the most popular temples locally.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    2
    Also known as the Ranjit Institute of Poly-Radio Therapy, the Solarium was built by Jam Shri Ranjitsinhji during pre-world war II period. This slowly revolving tower provides full daylong sunlight for the treatment of skin diseases. With the destruction of other solaria during World War II, this is probably the only one of its kind. It is open to visitors after working hours.
    Heritage Site
    Solarium
    3
    There are number of temples in Jamnagar that have varied local and regional singificance and are worth a visit for travellers with pilgrimage focus. Nilkanth Mahadev temple is an impressive temple near town centre. Its well visited locally. Mota Ashapura Maa Temple - The temple is located in the east part of Jamnagar and significant to Rajput community. Shantinath Mandir - Jain temple has intricate carvings and the walls are adorned with fine murals. Vardhman Shah's Temple - Built in 1620, One of the four main Jain temples in Jamnagar. Bala Hanuman Temple - The temple is famous for the continuous 24-hour chanting of the mantra Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram, since 1 August 1964. This devotion has earned Bala Hanuman Temple a place in the Guinness Book of Records.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple, Lord Shiva, Devi Temple, Lord Hanuman
    5
    A small palace on an island in the middle of the Lakhota lake, once belonged to the royal family. The museum in the fort has a good collection of sculptures that spans a period from the 9th to the 18th century and pottery. Bird watching around Lakhota lake is also popular.
    Activity, Heritage Site, Museum
    Bird Watching, Heritage Museum, Royal Heritage, Fort
    5
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Aradhana Dham is Jain Pilgrim centre located on the outskirts of Jamnagar over 40 acres bordering the Jamnagar Dwarka highway.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    44
    Narara Island or Marine National park is a must visit in Jamnagar in mornings. One is required to take a permit and visit it around low tide times when the island is abuzz with a variety of marine life which includes Octopus, fishes, crabs, sponges etc. Its a 2 km walk and takes 1.5 - 2 hours. Narara Island is good fun for nature lovers, families and anyone who is looking to do something different than touristy sightseeing. Note: Good footwear is a must so that comfortably one can wade through sea water. So sandles are recommended. Avoid slippers or sports shoes.
    Activity
    Marine Life watching
    60
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Khijadiya is an area excellent for migratory bird watching in Winters. The best time to go is in the mornings in Winters and one can spot large amount of 300+ varieties of migratory birds. Its a must visit for all bird watchers.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    15

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Jamnagar,Gujarat,India

January
27°C / 19°C
February
29°C / 21°C
March
33°C / 24°C
April
35°C / 26°C
May
37°C / 28°C
June
35°C / 29°C
July
33°C / 28°C
August
32°C / 27°C
September
33°C / 27°C
October
37°C / 27°C
November
33°C / 24°C
December
30°C / 21°C

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Jamnagar
Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Airport RoadJust outskirts of the city centre where business hotels are situated. Preferred option for transit travellers being just 2 kms from Airport.Transit/Business-
Town CentreCity Centre with Tier II city character. Few few restaurants, shops and residential buildings. About 6 kms from AirportBusiness/Holiday3
Airport in Jamnagar
  • Govardhanpur Airport ( JGA ) , Jamnagar
Railway Stations in Jamnagar
  • Jamnagar ( JAM ), Jamnagar
Recommended travel connections to Jamnagar from Major Cities.

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