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Rajkot is categorised as Business and Transit

Iskcon Temple
Jalaram Bapa Idol Photo Courtesy - Jethwarp
Doll Museum
Watson Museum

Reasons to Visit
  • Rajkot, the commercial capital of region of Saurashtra region in North West Gujarat.
  • Rajkot is a popular arrival point for guests looking to visit Pilgrim centre of Junagadh and Sasan Gir (Asiatic Lions, Bird watching and Crocodiles).
  • Rajkot has a variety of industries ranging from diesel engines to gold ornaments. Bandhani sarees, mirror work, patchwork, beadwork and silk embroidery of the city are known.
  • Rajkot is base town to visit Virpur, home to Jalaram Bapa Temple
  • Rajkot is home to Khirasara Palace, a heritage getaway and Chouki Dhani, a ethnic getaway.
  • There is a national weaving institute for promoting the traditional weaves.
  • Handicrafts of silver and textiles are exported from here.
Know It
  • The character of Rajkot like all other cities of Saurashtra region is laidback. Local shops close in afternoon (2 PM to 4 PM) for couple hours for Siesta time (Time when shopkeepers have a heavy meal and take a nap).
  • Significant Pilgrimages of Saurashtra region of Gujarat"Jalaram Bapa Temple, Virpur (50 kms from Rajkot) is set on birthplace of Jalaram Bapa, a saint having following all over the world. Virpur is a standalone pilgrimage and gets devotees come all round the year and visited by holiday travellers enroute."
  • Popular Destinations in and around Gujarat"Rajkot is often a transit point to visit Virpur, Gondal, Jetpur areas and its popular with holiday travellers for being the centre of Saurashtra region and a popular access point. "
  • Airports and Popular Access points in Gujarat"Rajkot Railway Station and Airport is a pouplar arrival point for travellers Sasan Gir (160 kms) and heritage getaway seekers to Gondal (60 kms) or Morbi (80 kms) and Bird watchers to Jamnagar (90 kms)"
Access Information

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3 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Rajkot

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Rajkot


  • Dwarka Pilgrim Getway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Palitana - Dwarka - Somnath with Diu (5 Nights)
  • Popular Pilgrimages of Gujarat (6 Nights)

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Rajkot has 14 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and GondalRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and JamnagarRs. 2612
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and JunagadhRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and MorbiRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Airport and Sasan GirRs. 4000

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Rajkot to Gondal Day Visit and backRs. 3000
Rajkot to Junagadh Day Visit and backRs. 3000
Rajkot to Virpur Day Visit and backRs. 3000

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Ahmedabad and Drop to RajkotRs. 6430

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and GondalRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and JamnagarRs. 2612
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and JunagadhRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and MorbiRs. 3000
Pickup/Drop between Rajkot Railway Station and Sasan GirRs. 4000

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Destination Ideas

  • Virpur Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Watson Museum (1888) in Rajkot is a museum that houses collections precious objects of colonial period of India and History of Rajkot. The Watson Museum exhibits copies of artifacts from mohenjodaro natural history, 13th century carvings, temple statues, costumes and design of the houses of the local tribal people. The Watson Museum also houses an excellent collection of traditional, archaeological items and coins. It is amongst the largest museum in Gujarat. Not too many people know or visit this place but its certainly a must visit for travellers having a bit of time to explore around.
    Heritage Museum
    Sri Sri Radha Neela-Madhava Dham is Iskcon commune temple in Rajkot. Like many other Iskcon temples elsewhere this is an impressive temple complex and a popular temple for devotees, pilgrims and travellers into Rajkot to visit.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna, Iskcon Temple
    The Rotary Dolls Museum is located in Rajkot offering an overview of culture and traditions of the world through medium of dolls. The Rotary Clubs across the world have contributed to the museum to the Rotary Club of Rajkot Midtown.
    Doll Museum
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Virpur is a small village about 52 kms from Rajkot and home to Jalaram Bapa temple, built around samadhi of Shri Jalaram Bapa, a much revered saint. Virpur is birth place of Jalaram Bapa. Jalaram Bapa is internationally renowned with NRI community and is a major regional pilgrimage centre.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jalaram Bapa
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gadhada Dham or Gopinathji Temple or Swaminarayan Temple Gadhada all refer to an 1828 temple built by Lord Swaminarayan himself and now a famous pilgrimage centre. Gadhada dham became famous for being Gujarats version of a Golden temple when 70 Kgs worth of Gold was used in plating here.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Swaminarayan Temple

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
City CentreCity Centre with Tier II city character. Few mid-segment business hotels, few restaurants, shops and residential buildings. Recommended for business and transit travellers. About 4 kms from AirportTransit/Business5
Jamnagar Road5 kms on the city outskirts situated few kilometers from Airport. Chouki Dhani ethnic resort is situated here.Getaway1
Kalavad RoadA city extension and a residential area at 5 kms from city centre. About 7 kms from Airport.Business/Getaway2
Airport in Rajkot
  • Rajkot Civil Airport ( RAJ ) , Rajkot
Railway Stations in Rajkot
  • Rajkot Junction ( RJT ), Rajkot
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