Monday 30 September 2013

Porbander- Birth Place of the father of Nation.

Porbandar is a city of Gujarat  state in western India. The district covers an area of 2,298 km². It had a population of 5,86,062. This district was carved out of Junagadh District. It lies on the Kathiawar peninsula. Porbandar city is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is surrounded by Jamnagar district to the north, Junagadh district to the south and the Arabian Sea to the west.As of 2011 it is the second least-populous district of Gujarat, after Dang.

Porbandar  is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). As the birthplace of one of the most famous leaders of the world, Porbandar has a significant tourism-led infrastructure and economy. The area around Mahatma Gandhi's home has been renovated to become a temple of peace known as “Kirti Mandir”.
Fishing and small-scale and industrial fish processing gives a lot of employment to the city and to neighboring districts. 

The city is well-connected by road, rail and air to the various cities across the country. Road The city is connected through National Highway 8B, connecting to Rajkot and Ahmedabad. National Highway 8E Ext (also known as State Highway 6) connects to Jamnagar, Dwarka in the north and Veraval, Bhavnagar in the south.

Eagletravels has daily six  services to Porbander from Rajkot & Daily two services from Ahmedabad. These are regular seating & sleeper services. The ticket prices from Ahmedabad are 280 Rs & 350 Rs for sleeper bus & from Rajkot 160 rs. There are also AC services to Porbander. Eagle travels is operating in the Rajkot-Porbander route since 1985. Its been 18 years of dedicated service in this sector.

On Bapu’s birth anniversary on 2nd October. We salute the man who gave India Independence.

Thursday 12 September 2013


Jamnagar is a city and a municipal corporation, located in Jamnagar district, in the Indian state of Gujarat. The city was built up substantially by Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji in the 1920s. The city lies just to the south of the Gul of Kutch and is 337 km west of the state capital, Gandhinagar.

 Recently, Jamnagar has shot to prominence as Reliance Industries, India's largest private company, established the world's largest oil refinery near the village of Moti Khavdi in Jamnagar. It is also home to an Essar Oil refinery, located near the town of Vadinar.Jamnagar has consequently been nicknamed the 'Oil City of India'. 

The Marine National Park, the only marine sanctuary in India is near Jamnagar, on the coral reef island of Pirotan. Jamnagar is well known for its four marbl Jain temples: Vardhman Shah's Temple, Raisi Shah's Temple, Sheth's Temple, and Vasupujya Swami's Temple.

The Bala Hanuman temple in Jamnagar is also very famous and is listed in The Guinness Book of World Records  for the longest continuous chanting of "Ram Dhun
It was earlier known as 'Brass City',There are about 4,500 units of Brass Part in Jamnagar district supplying their products to major electric and electronic factories located in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

Jamnagar has base stations of all three wings of Defence. Indian Air Force, Indian Army & Indian Navy all the three wings have their training and big bases.
Due to the locational advantage with respect to the vast hinder land compromising of Central & North, India, and also due to proximity to the Gulf countries gives Jamnagar a status of most favoured Port among the exporters & Importers.Jamnagar is also famous for its Bandhni clothes.

Jamnagar is connected to Rajkot,Ahmedabad & Baroda directly through our bus services almost every one and half hour. Eagle travels has 9 connections in a day between Jamnagar & Ahmedabad. 

There are further connections to Mumbai,Pune,Banglore also. We at Eagle travels introduce all our new buses on the Jamnagar route. We run non stop services between Jamnagar & Ahmedabad via Rajkot. Our buses are WIFI equipped & have charging point also.