Friday 16 August 2013


Bhuj is a city and a municipality in Kutch district in the state of Gujarat, India Bhuj connects you to a range of civilizations and important events in South Asian history through prehistoric archaeological finds, remnants of the Indus Valley Civilization (Harappans), places associated with the Mahabharata and Alexander the Great's march into India and tombs, palaces and other buildings from the rule of the Naga chiefs, the Jadeja Rajputs, the Gujarat Sultans and the British Raj. Over the 4000-year inhabitation of Kutch it developed trading and migratory relationships with ancient civilizations as far abroad as Zanzibar, the Middle East and Greece, fostering a unique ethnic mix of peoples and traditions in the region.

In a walk around Bhuj, you can see the Hall of Mirrors at the Aina Mahal; climb the bell tower of the Prag Mahal next door; stroll through the produce market; have a famous Kutchi pau bhaji for lunch; examine the 2000-year-old Kshatrapa inscriptions in the Kutch Museum; admire the sculptures of Ramayana characters at the Ramakund stepwell; walk around Hamirsar Lake and watch children jumping into it from the lake walls as the hot afternoon sun subsides; and catch the sunset among the chhatardis of the Kutchi royal family in a peaceful field outside the center of town.

Bhuj has an average elevation of 110 metres (360 feet). On the eastern side of the town is a hill known as Bhujiyo  Dungar, on which there is Bhujia Fort, that separates Bhuj city and Madhapar town. It has one big lake named Hamirsar and several small lakes.
The old city was surrounded by the fort, which had five major gates and one small gate known as "chathi bari" (sixth window). Much of the fort wall has either fallen down or been demolished, due to the city's development and the earthquake of 2001.
Alfred High School the first High School of Kutch established in 1870 is also an architect heritage of town. Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University is located in Bhuj..

Bhuj is a famous destination for shopping of handicraft work. Artists of nearby villages bring their art work for sale in Bhuj. Important landmarks for people wishing to study and know more about Kutchi embroidery are Shrujan, Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan (KMVS), Kalaraksha and Women Artisans' Marketing Agency (WAMA, Bandhini).
J. P. Dutta's Hindi film Refugee and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam were shot on location in the Great Rann of Kutch and other locations in and around theKutch district of Gujarat, India. Aamir Khan’s Lagaan was also shot in Bhuj. Recently Vishal Bharadwaj’s  Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola was also shot there.

Post the tragic earthquake of 2001 Bhuj has resurfaced as a major industry centre with large companies like AMW( Asia Motor works) Essar, Adani Group, Suzlon, Sanghi Group, Tata Power, Welspun, Videocon International Ltd, Surya Group, JP Group and Electrotherm have set up shop here. Kutch houses India's only salt desert, the Great Rann of Kutch. The key industries in Kutchh include Engineering, Power, Steel Pipes, Cement, Handicrafts.
Emerging industry sectors include Construction, Chemicals, Ceramics and Textiles. Kutchh contributes to over 60% of Gujarat's total salt production which is largely exported to countries like Bangladesh and Korea.It is the world's largest producer of Submerged Arc Welded (SAW) pipes.Home to India's largest sponge iron plant with an existing capacity of 4.6 million tonnes p.a

Govt of Gujarat also conducts Rann Utsav in the month of December & Janurary in order to increase tourism in this destination.

 Eagle travels has a services to Bhuj daily, It is a regular service from Baroda to Bhuj,This is an overnite  Non AC sleeper services.For booking you can call us on 079-61555555 or log on to our website

Monday 12 August 2013

Udaipur- The city of Lakes

Udaipur, also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Corporation and the administrative headquarters of the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. It is located 403 kilometers (250 mi) southwest of the state capital, Jaipur, 248 km (154 mi) west of Kota, and 250 km (155 mi) northeast from Ahmedabad. Udaipur is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. 

The Guhil (Sisodia) clan ruled the Mewaa and its capital was shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur after founding city of Udaipur by Maharana Uday Singh. The Mewar province became part of Rajasthan after India became independent.
Apart from its history, culture, and scenic locations, it is also known for its Rajput-era palaces. The Lake Palace, for instance, covers an entire island in the Pichola Lake. Many of the palaces have been converted into luxury hotels. It is often called the "Venice of the East", and is also nicknamed the "Lake City". Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city are considered some of the most beautiful lakes in the state.
Udaipur is a popular tourist destination in India. The lakes, palaces and lively workspaces and culture attract foreign and domestic visitors. It is a favourite marriage destination. Many celebrities, including film stars, business families, politicians chose Udaipur to hold marriage ceremonies and parties.

Tourist attractions of Udaipur :- City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Jagdish Temple,Fateh Sagar Lake, Nehru Garden, Sukhadia Circle etc.
The city lies on the Golden Quadrilateral National Highway (NH) 8, midway between Delhi and Mumbai, located around 700 kilometres from either city. The East West Corridor which starts from Porbandar and ends at Silchar passes and is intersecting the Golden Quadrilateral and shares the common space from Udaipur to Chittor. The roads in this part of the country are paved and fit for private vehicles. One can either drive from Jaipur (around 6 hours via Chittorgarh), from Kota (3 hours - four-lane highway), from Ahmedabad (4.1/2 hours) or Surat (9 hours).

Eagle travels has its services to the city of lakes since 1987, thus its been 26 years of connecting Rajkot & Ahmedabad toUdaipur & Nathdwara. Services include Non Ac sleeper, AC sleeper &Volvo Multi axle sleeper. While Rajkot & Ahmedabad is connected via non ac & ac sleeper, Mumbai is connected via Volvo sleeper.

Monday 5 August 2013


Pune (is the eighth largest metropolis in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra. It is situated 560 meters (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau at the right bank of the Mutha river. Pune city is the administrative headquarter of Pune district and was once the centre of power of the Maratha Empire.Pune is known to have existed as a town since 847 AD. It was the first capital of Shivaji. In the 18th century, Pune became the political centre of Indian subcontinent, as the seat of Peshwas, the Maratha Empire's prime ministers.
Pune is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Since the 1950-60s, Pune has had traditional old-economy industries which continue to grow. The city is now also known for Manufacturing, Automobile, Government & Private sector Research Institutes, Information technology (IT) and Educational, Management,Training institutes that attract migrants, students and Professionals from not only from India but also students from South east Asia, Middle East and African countries.

As one of the largest cities in India, and as a result of its many colleges and universities, Pune is emerging as a prominent location for IT and manufacturing companies to expand. Pune has the seventh largest metropolitan economy and the sixth highest per capita income in the country.

The automotive sector is prominent in Pune. Automotive companies like Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mercedes Benz, Force Motors (Firodia-Group), Kinetic Motors have set ups in Pune. India's largest engineering conglomerate, the Kirloskar Group, was the first to bring industry to Pune by setting up Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd. in 1945 at Kirkee in Pune. The Hinjawadi IT Park (officially called the Rajeev Gandhi IT Park) is a project being started by MIDC to house the IT sector in Pune. 

 Pune's proximity to Mumbai, good climate and availability of talent made it a destination for large firms like Tata Motors (TELCO then), Buckau Wolf (Thyssen Krupp now), KSB Pumps, Hindustan Antibiotics and several others.
Pune is the largest hub in India for German companies. Pune is one of the premier industrial centers of India. It is home to one of the world's three largest two-wheeler manufacturers, Bajaj Auto. Other global automobile names like Telco, Mercedes Benz and Bajaj Tempo also have huge manufacturing facilities here. Apart from the auto giants, a large number of engineering, electronic and electrical industries have set up base in the large, medium and small scale sectors.  

Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Cummins Generator Technologies India Ltd., Cummins India Ltd, Haer Appliances India Pvt. Ltd., LG Electronics India P Ltd, Valeo Engine & Electrical System India Pvt. Ltd., Whirlpool of India Ltd, Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd., Foseco India Ltd., Fresenius Kabi India Pvt. Ltd., are also located in Pune region.
Pune is home to some of India's important research institutes. Some of the major research centres are: National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), National Chemical Laboratory(NCL), National Research Centre for Grapes (NRCG), National AIDS Research Centre (NARI).

Pune also some famous colleges such as FTII( Film & television Insitute of India) Fergusson college, Deccan College, National Defence Academy(NDA) among others. Ganapati festival were started in India first in Pune by Balgangadhar Tilak.

At Eagle travels we run services between Rajkot & Pune via Ahmedabad, We also connect with our services to Banglore. We are running our services to Pune since 1986 that’s 27 years.Today we have two types of services to Pune,One is Non AC sleeper & Volvo sleeper service. In your service for over 2 decades. We are preferred traveler to Businessmen & students travelling to Pune.