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Udvada in Gyjarat

There is no dearth of popular tourist attractions in India. No matter where you go, you will find someplace famous that is flocked by tourists throughout the year. However, there are still a few hidden gems across the country that not many know about. These beautiful offbeat destinations not only make for peaceful vacations, but also teach you more about India’s culture, history and beauty. One such beautiful hidden destination in India is Udvada in Gujarat. (ALSO SEE Driving down to Udvada and Navsari is the best thing you will do this weekend) Located just around 190 km from the city of Mumbai, Udvada is a Zoroastrian pilgrim town. It is home to the oldest place of worship of its kind. The still functioning Zoroastrian Atash Behram fire temple draws in a number of Parsis from all over the world. Another thing that this sleepy Parsi town is famous for is its delicious food. You can treat yourself to traditional Irani delicacies like Aleti Paleti and Khurchan. So, if you wish to explore someplace new and visit this heartwarming little town in Gujarat, here are all the details about reaching Udvada. Also Read - Udvada - A Parsi Land in Gujarat Where Time Stands Still



How to reach Udvada by road

Udvada is located off the NH 48 on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. You can drive down from Mumbai taking the Eastern express highway followed by the NH 48 route. You can also take a bus upto Vapi in Gujarat as Udvada is just 3 km from Vapi. CHECK OUT 8 unexplored bike trips from Mumbai leading to hidden destinations Also Read - How to Reach Amba Ghat in Maharashtra by Road, Train And Flight

How to reach Udvada by train

Udvada has its own railway station and is well connected to all major cities of India on the rail route. It takes 3-4 hours by train to reach Udvada from Mumbai (depending upon the train route). Also Read - How to Reach Sandhan Valley in Maharashtra by Road, Train and Flight



Photograph courtesy: Gujarat Tourism

Photograph courtesy: Gujarat Tourism

How to reach Udvada by air

Udvada does not have its own airport. The closest airport to Udvada is Surat airport which is 79 km from Udvada. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport is its closest international airport. Driving down from Mumbai is the most convenient way to reach Udvada. NOW SEE Weekend Trips from Mumbai: Affordable Family Resorts near Mumbai for Monsoon Getaways

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