The fortified city of Junagadh located at the foothills of Mount Girnar is one of the major tourist attractions of Gujarat. Junagadh, though it has been a witness to political turmoil in the yesteryears, is today developing as a hub of industry and tourism. It had been the seat of the Mauryan Empire and the Gupta dynasty and later on passed on to the Chudasama Rajputs, who ruled here from the 9th to the 15th century, until in the Middle ages the Muslim rulers took over. This city also acts as a base for those interested in traveling further in Gujarat. Excursions from Junagadh, to the various nearby places in Gujarat will give you an overall picture of the essence of the place. Check out the many wildlife sanctuaries, temple towns and heritage buildings of this multi faceted state. If you are thinking of Excursions from Junagadh, then a Tour to Porbandar is worth considering.
|Cities in Gujarat|
|Ahmedabad Tour||Bharuch Tour|
|Bhavnagar Tour||Bhuj Tour|
|Tours to Champaner and Pavagadh||Daman Tour|
|Diu Tour||Dwarka Tour|
|Gandhinagar Tour||Tours to Gondal|
|Jamnagar Tour||Junagadh Tour|
|Tours to Little Rann of Kutch||Lothal Tour|
|Mandvi Tour||Modhera Tour|
|Palitana Tour||Patan Tour|
|Porbandar Tour||Rajkot Tour|
|Sasangir Tour||Somnath Tour|
|Surat Tour||Uteliya Tour|
|Vadodara Tour||Veraval Tour|
A good network of road connects Junagadh to Porbandar, which lies at a distance of 113 kilometers from Junagadh. There are daily buses plying in and out of the two cities. You can also rent a car or hire a taxi to reach Porbandar. The city also has an airport, which makes access easier.
References of the city of Porbandar can be found even as early as the 10th century. Some say that the city was discovered on Rakshabandhan day. Some of the important Tourist attractions in Porbandar, which you should not miss out, while you are on a Tour to Porbandar are:
A Tour to Porbandar is incomplete without a shopping spree in the city. Check out the various handicrafts and jewelry that the skilled craftsmen of the city produce. Take a leisurely stroll through the market place. Porbandar is also famous for its bead and mirror work, tie and die products, silk embroidery and appliqué work, which you could pick up in plenty on your Porbandar Tour.
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