Special facilities for tourists to stay are provided at the circuit houses
at Ahmedabad , Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Baroda, Bhuj Veraval, Porbandar,
Rajkot and Sasan. The stay at the circuit house at Ahmedabad facilitates
visits to the historical monuments in Ahmedabad, the Harijan Ashram and
the Nal Sarovar. The Somnath temple, the Bhalka Tirtha, the Dehotsarga,
the Sasa Gir Sanctury, the Chorvad holiday home etc. can be visited by
staying at the Rajendra Bhavan at Veraval.
A stay at the Muirhead guest house at Bhavnagar will
provide an easy opportunity to go to Palitana, about 53 Km, to see the
marble Jain temple on the Shetrunjaya hill and also the salt and Marine
Research Institute in Bhavnagar.
The Manoranjan guest house in Junagadh
is a convenient spot from where one can see the Sakkar Bag, the edicts
of Asoka , the Damodar Kund, the Maqbara in Junagadh and also the
Jain temples on the Girnar and the Muslim holy place, the Jamial Shah
Pir on the Datar hill nearby. The Kirti Mandir , the Kanya Gurukul and
Smriti can be visited by staying at the villas in Porbandar. The
Umed Bhavan, the guest house in Bhuj, affords an opportunity to pay a
visit to the major port Kandla, Anjar and the Gandhidham.
There is a facility to visit exotic locations in Gujarat
and Rajasthan, in a luxurious train Royal Orient. The week long trip passes
through Chittaurgarh, Udaipur and Jaipur in Rajasthan and Ahmedabad, Junagadh,
Somnath, Gir forest, Palitana and Sarkhej village in Gujarat. The train
has 13 coaches and starts from Delhi Cantt on Wednesdays. The AC Express
has restaurants, bar, library and attached bath. A two birth cabin costs
Rs.9600 per day during season and Rs.7,220 a day Off season.