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  • Aina Mahal Historical place in Bhuj, Gujarat
Bhuj At a Glance
  • Average Climate:8°C - 40°C
  • Best Time to Visit:September - February
  • STD Code:02832

Bhuj Travel Guide

A tour to Bhuj should be included in the itinerary while on tour to Gujarat. The Bhuj tour allows one to unfold the mystery of living in an area that stands as a borderline between its own country and the neighboring country. Bhuj tourism mainly includes the beautiful and traditional Kutchi style of architecture. 

A tour of Bhuj allows the tourist to explore this architectural form in its true sense. In addition, the historical buildings in the cities make Bhuj sightseeing more interesting. Bhuj in Gujarat, India, was founded by Maharao Hamir, a local ruler, in 1510. In 1723, the local rulers of the city built the walls around the city. As a result, the city boasts of its status as an independent princely state during British rule.

Places to Visit in Bhuj 

A sense of remoteness and space in the vast land will allow you to delve deep into the serenity of life in its way. While on tour, you should visit the main tourist attraction in Bhuj. From palaces to temples to museums, there are many historical and religious sites to visit in Bhuj. Some of them are -

  • Aina Mahal
  • Kachchh Museum
  • Sarad Bagh Palace
  • Swaminarayan Temple
  • Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Kachchh (folk museum)
  • Prag Mahal (New Palace)
  • Cenotaphs Complex at Chattaradi

Things To do in Bhuj 

Bhuj is known worldwide for its rich history and culture. Bhuj has a lot to offer to the tourists who are on tour to Bhuj. Make your Bhuj trip more exciting by indulging in these Bhuj activities -

  • Enjoy a jeep safari in Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Marvel at the collection of art at Aina Mahal.
  • Seek blessings and admire the architecture at Shri Swaminarayan Temple
  • Spend time amidst natural beauty on Pirotan Island
  • Admire the beauty of architectural wonder, Prag Mahal

Best time To visit Bhuj 

November to March is the best time to visit Bhuj as the weather is pleasant and comfortable for a holiday. The minimum temperature is around 8°C, making sightseeing enjoyable. Tourists wishing to see Bhuj's beauty during rain can plan a trip between June and September. Summers are not recommended as the temperature can reach around 40°C. Want to get insights into local culture? Visit Bhuj during the Kutch Festival, which celebrates the cultural heritage of Bhuj every year from 29th February to 5th March.

How To reach Bhuj 

Coming by a flight? Bhuj Airport operates several daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc. The airport is located around 6 km away from the city center, so you can take a bus or cab or pre-book a private airport transfer with Indian Holiday. Similarly, Bhuj has a railway station, 1 km from the city. There are direct trains between Ahmedabad and Bhuj, which you can choose if coming from Ahmedabad. Else, road trips can be planned to Bhuj from nearby towns. Read more.

Accommodation in Bhuj 

Bhuj has resorts and hotels you can choose from as per your budget. For convenience, book a room near sightseeing places that will save you time. The hotels in Bhuj offer well-furnished rooms, recreational facilities, and more to make your stay as enjoyable and comfortable as possible.

Here are a few hotels in Bhuj: Hotel Prince Bhuj, Regenta Bhuj Resort By Royal Orchid, Seven Sky Hotel & Resorts Bhuj, Hotel Mangalam Bhuj, Hotel Ilark Bhuj, and more. 

Where to eat in Bhuj? 

Food from any place can make or break a trip. Right? Bhuj is a city in Gujarat, so you are promised authentic Gujarati restaurants and lip-smacking dishes like dhokla, Gujarat Dal, Basundi, etc., if you wish to try different cuisine. Gujarati Thali is a must-try. Here are a few restaurant recommendations for places to eat in Bhuj are Flavors Hotel, Hotel Noorani Mahal, Comfort INN Prince, Sankalp, Green Rock, and more. 

How o get around Bhuj? 

Shared rickshaws or Chakada are the most common local transport, simultaneously carrying 8 to 10 people. Intercity buses from Bhuj to Mandvi are available too. To save energy and time, choose Indian Holiday's Bhuj tours, which include guided sightseeing tours in a private car.

Travel tips

  • Winter is the peak season in Bhuj. We advise booking flight/train/bus tickets and reserving hotels in advance.
  • Visit during the Navratri festival to partake in cultural activities (October).
  • Wear appropriate clothing when visiting temples. Otherwise, you will be frowned upon.
  • Respect the local culture and people's sentiments.
  • Carry woolen for winter, as the weather can get quite chilly.
  • The sightseeing activities in Bhuj are affordable. So if you are on a budget, this is a great place to visit in Gujarat.



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FAQs about Bhuj Tourism

Q: What is the most famous dish in Bhuj?

Ans. Bhuj comes under the Kutch region, and some famous dishes to savor in Bhuj include Khichi, Rotla, Gujarati Kadhi, and Kutchi Dabeli (local fast food).

Q: How much will a Bhuj tour package cost?

Ans. A 3-night trip to Bhuj will cost you around INR 23,000 per person. However, prices may vary at the time of booking as per the flight fare and choice of your hotel.

Q: Are Bhuj and Kutch the same?

Ans. No. Bhuj is located in Kutch district, India's largest district.

Q: Is alcohol allowed in Bhuj?

Ans. No. Alcohol is strictly prohibited in Bhuj and the entire state of Gujarat. Thus, it is called a dry state, as the manufacturing and sale of liquor are prohibited.

Q: What are the best Bhuj tour packages by Indian Holiday?

Ans. Here are the best Bhuj tour packages offered by us -