Chorvad, Gujarat

Chorwad, also known as Chorvad, is a city in the Malia Hatina Taluka of the Junagadh district of Gujarat, India. It is located on the Arabian Sea's coast.

Places to visit

  • Uparkot Fort : Uparkot is the upper citadel of Junagadh, located to the east. There was a 300-foot-deep moat inside the fortifications, which reputedly used to be inhabited by crocodiles for the fort's security, and it was over 2300 years old, with walls up to 20 meters high in certain areas.The two main tourist attractions of the fort are Neelam and Manek, which were forged in Cairo and transported by the Turks. Visit the fort complex's stepwells and caves as well.
  • Distance: Uparkot Fort is 68 kilometres away from Chorvad

  • Chorwad Beach: Chorwad Beach, located in Somnath, is one of the most quiet and tranquil spots to rest and enjoy in the state of Gujarat. Chorwad Beach, formerly a historically and culturally rich location and home to the Nawab of Junagadh's royal palace, appears immensely lovely even in ruins and is a must-see. Because a big number of people do not visit this beach, it remains calm and pleasant. Also, while the water is not perfect for swimming, this beach offers plenty of opportunity to enjoy and relax. The entire area has picture-perfect views, especially at sunrise and sunset, which are must-see occurrences. You may get to Chorwad Beach from anywhere in Gujarat by hiring a cab or using a bus, as there are various public transportation options.
  • Distance: Chorwad Beach is 4.2 kilometres away from Chorvad

  • Veraval Beach: The Veraval beach is located in the fishing harbor of Veraval on Saurashtra's south-western coast, approximately 5 kilometers from the Somnath Temple. This amazing and peaceful shore is perfect for tourists to relax and rejuvenate themselves amid the serene environs. This charming beach offers a jogging path and a number of benches to sit and enjoy the scenic beauty of the place.    Veraval Beach proves to be splendid seashore for slow walkers as well as for those who intend to walk for health reasons. Taking an early morning bath in the tepid waters of the Arabian Sea is one of the most popular activities on this beach. Visitors can also enjoy the flourishing fishing port of Veraval Beach, which abounds with trawlers, fishermen, country crafts, and dhows who remain engaged in various fishing activities.
  • Distance: Veraval Beach is 28 kilometres away from Chorvad

How to Reach

  • By Road - Chorwad is around 25 kilometers from Somnath, and different state and private buses travel to Somnath from all major cities in Gujarat.
  • By Train - Chorwad's nearest railway station is Veraval, which is well connected by the Ahmedabad-Veraval and Rajkot-Veraval lines.
  • By Air - Chorvad does not have its own airport; the nearest airports are Rajkot and Porbandar. These airports offer direct flights from Mumbai. Taxis and buses are available outside the airports to take you to Chorvad.

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