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Porbandar, the harbor city, is located on the western coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The city is also popular as the birthplace of The Father of The Nation - Mahatma Gandhi. Porbandar is praised for its natural richness which includes rivers, seashores, hills, lakes, fields, valleys, grasslands, desolate plains, and a lot more.

Porbandar has also played a great role in enhancing the tourism of Gujarat. The city is well connected with rail, road and air. Fully operational port of international standards and private luxury bus services are also some of the notable attributes of the city.

Visitors can explore the city at any time of the year. Some of the popular attractions worth a visit are Chowpaty, Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutnath Mahadev Temple, Ramdhun Temple, Kirti Mandir, Sudama Mandir, Jadeshwar Temple, Tara Mandir, Bharat Mandir, Sunni Vora Masjid, and Satyanarayan Temple.

Indian Holiday offers amazing tour packages that include excursion to various attractions in Porbandar along with tour to different destinations in Gujarat.


Holiday Packages for Porbandar

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Best of Gujarat

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Ahmedabad – Rajkot – Somnath - Porbander – Dwarka – Jamnagar

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7 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

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Pune – Bhimashankar - Shirdi - Shani Shingnapur- Grishneshwar -Trimbakeshwar - Nashik- Mumbai -Porbandar- Dwarka- Porbandar- Mumbai - Indore- Ujjain - Indore

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  • Darshan of 7 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Seeks blessings at the Somnath Jyotirlinga in Gujarat
  • Visit the Om shaped town of the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain
  • Experience natural beauty at the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra
  • Experience Bhasma aarti at the Mahakaleshwar

12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

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Pune – Bhimashankar – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Nashik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai – Porbandar – Dwarka – Somnath – Mumbai – Indore – Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basuki Nath - Patna

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  • Darshan of 12 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Attend Abhisheka ceremony at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Attend Pooja ceremony at Kedarnath Jyotirlinga
  • Participate in the pooja ceremony at Bhimashankar
  • Visit Somnath temple in Gujarat
  • Visit to popular Ujjain temples-Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga & Bhairav Nath
  • Attend Evening Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Varanasi
  • Visit to Rudraprayag- the Confluence of Mandakini River, Alaknanda River

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FAQs about Porbandar Tours

Q: Where Porbandar is located and what is the significance of this city?

Ans: Porbandar is an important city as it is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. The coastal city is also believed to be the birthplace of Sudama, Lord Krishna’s friend. It is located between the world famous holy cities "Dwarka" and "Somanath", facing directly the roaring shore of Arabian Sea.

Q: How can we reach Porbandar?

Ans: Porbandar can be reached by following three ways:

  • By Air: The coastal city houses its own Airport i.e; Porbandar Airport and you can get flight from Mumbai to Porbandar currently.
  • By Rail: Porbandar Railway Station is well connected with the major cities of India.
  • By Road:Many cities of Gujarat are connected with Porbandar by Road like Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Dwarka, Veraval and Bhavnagar.
Q: What is the best time to visit Porbandar?

Ans: The best time to visit Porbandar is from October to March.

Q: What are the famous tourist places in Porbandar?

Ans: Porbandar is a coastal city with a significant history. The city comprises ancient temples, dams, reservoirs, wildlife spots, and amazing beaches. The famous tourist places to explore in Porbandar are:

  • Kirti Mandir- An ancient temple which was built in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi.
  • Krishna Sudama Temple- This Temple is dedicated to the friendship between Lord Krishna and his childhood friend Sudama.
  • Chowpati Beach- Also known as Porbandar Beach or Willingdon Marina Beach, it is one of the famous and most amazing attractions of Porbandar.
  • Nehru Planetarium-Also known as the Tara Mandir, the Nehru planetarium initiated by the Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru.
Q: What are the popular things to buy in Porbandar?

Ans: Boasts of colorful and vibrant markets, Porbandar is a paradise for the shopaholics. The popular things to buy in Porbandar are:

  • Bandhini Saree
  • Gharcholu (traditional Saree)
  • Odhani (traditional Dupatta)
  • Kundan & Jadau Jewellery
Q: What are the accommodation options available in Porbandar?

Ans: There are some good budget hotels for tourists to stay at Porbandar. Some of the recommended hotels are Lords Inn Porbandar, Hotel Harmony, Hotel Balaji Palace etc.

Q: What is Kirti Mandir?

Ans: Kirti Mandir was built in the honour of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi, right next to their ancestral home in the city. It has now been converted into a small museum that displays items used by Gandhiji, along with few really old photographs.

Q: What are the nearby tourist places to Porbandar?

Ans: Porbandar is a beautiful beach town and comprises several ancient temples. People can also explore the nearby tourist attractions to Porbandar. Here are some of the nearby popular sightseeing places:

  • Dwarka - It is one of the seven most ancient cities of India and considered as one of the Char Dhams.
  • The Gir National Park – This wildlife sanctuary is the home to Asiatic Lions along with 2375 species of fauna.
  • Somnath Temple- It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and a shrine of Lord Shiva.
  • Girnar-It is one of the most important and holy pilgrimage centres of both Hindus and Jains.
Q: How far Porbandar is from Dwarka?

Ans: Porbandar is approx. 120 Kms from Dwarka and it is well connected by road, which takes around 3 hours’ drive.

Q: What is the ideal duration required to visit Porbandar?

Ans: 02 days are enough to visit the most popular tourist attractions of Porbandar. However, it depends how you are reaching and which transportation mode you have used. Since some of the famous places are nearby like Dwarka, Somnath, Gir National Park therefore we shall recommend you a week trip to this beautiful place.

Q: Can we visit Dwarka and Somnath from Porbandar?

Ans: Yes, you can visit Dwarka and Somnath temples along with Porbandar as it is located in between these two cities and almost take 3 Hrs to reach respectively.

Q: Is it worth to visit Chowpaty Beach at Porbandar?

Ans: Chowpaty Beach is worth to visit while staying in Porbandar, especially during sunset.