Weekend Getaways from Porbandar

Weekend Getaways from Porbandar

There are a few must-visit places which the tourists must check out during their stay in Porbandar. All these places are within 60 kms from Porbandar and prove to be great weekend getaways for the locals as well as the tourists. Following are some must-see places located near Porbandar:
  • Bileshwar
  • Ghumli
  • Gop
  • Madhavpur

Bileshwar from Porbandar

Bileshwar is situated at a distance of approximately 27 kms from Porbandar. It takes around 32 minutes to reach Bileshwar from Porbandar via road and this travel time may vary depending upon the traffic and road conditions.

How to reach Bileshwar from Porbandar

Tourists can take State Transport buses which ply daily from Porbandar to reach Bileshwar. One can also hire a cab or taxi in order to arrive at Bileshwar. The main attraction of Bileshwar is the Shiva Temple. This ancient temple belongs to early 7th century and the temple depicts the Gujarati style of architecture. This multi-storey temple looks more of a pyramid than a tower.   

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Ghumli from Porbandar

Ghumli is a small village located at about 35 kms away from Porbandar at the foothills of Barda. The travel time to reach Ghumli from Porbandar is about 40-45 minutes which may differ due to the road and poor traffic conditions.

How to reach Ghumli from Porbandar

The bus station of Porbandar is situated at a distance of 35 kms from Ghumli. Tourists and locals can avail buses from the Porbandar bus stop to reach Ghumli. Ghumli is also well-connected with the other important cities of Gujarat. Those who are interested in train journey can avail the trains from the Porbandar railway station to reach Ghumli. Apart from buses and trains there are private vehicles as well that can be availed from Porbandar to reach Ghumli.

This village has been renovated as a place of historical importance by the joint efforts of Gujarat Government and Archaeological Survey of India. The Rampol gate, Naulakha temple, Ghumli Ganesha temple and largest step well (Vikai Vav) of Gujarat are the main attractions of Ghumli.

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Gop from Porbandar

Gop is located approximately 60 kms from Porbandar. It takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Gop from Porbandar via road and the travel time may differ depending upon the weather, traffic and road conditions.

How to reach Gop from Porbandar

One can avail the state buses from the Porbandar bus station to reach Gop. There are several passenger trains that ply between Porbandar and Gop. Tourists can avail these trains in order to arrive at the Jamnagar railway station which is the nearest rail station and is at a distance of 31 kms from Gop. Private cabs and taxis are also available in Porbandar and can be hired in order to land at Gop.
The Gopnath Mahadev Temple is the main attraction of Gop.

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Madhavpur from Porbandar

Madhavpur is a small town and is situated at a distance of 60 kms from Porbandar. The travel time to reach Madhavpur from Porbandar is about 1 hour and depending on the traffic conditions this time can vary also. It has one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the Gujarat state.

How to reach Madhavpur from Porbandar

State transport buses can be availed from Porbandar to get down at Madhavpur. Apart from this one can also avail private cabs and taxis from Porbandar to reach Madhavpur.
Madhavrai Temple, Osho Ashram and Vallabhacharya Bethak are the few main attractions of Madhavpur.

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