Distance : 402 km
Estimated Time : 8.5 hours
Surat to Palitana is the very popular route for pilgrimage, specially for Jain pilgrims. Palitana is known as "City of Temples" and is the only mountain in world that has more than 900 temples.
"Every devout Jain aspires to climb to the top of the Shatrunjaya mountain at least once in his lifetime, because of its sanctity"
The entire Shatrunjaya Hill is sacred as per Jain scriptures. It is dotted with more than 3000 white marble temples grouped into tunks and is built be generations of Jains over a period of 1000 years from 11th centuary onwards. These temples depict architectural brilliance and are a visual treat. The main temple on top of the hill is dedicated to the first Tirthankar Rishabhdev, better known as Adinath who is believed to be meditated here. There are 3800 stone steps from the foot of the hill to top. For those who are unable to climb, sling-chairs are readily available. Food must neither be eaten nor carried on the way. Palitana became the first city in the world to be legally vegetarian in 2014. Buying and selling of meat, fish and eggs and also related jobs or work fishing are illegal here. Palitana also offer glimpses of harmony between the Hindu and the Muslim community which is evident at the Muslim shrine Angar Pir. Many women prayer here to get blessed with children. A festival is celebrated for the slaying of demons by Shiva, on Kartik Purnima. Thousands of pilgrims and tourists take part in this festival.
Taxi from Surat to Palitana is readily available at CabBazar.
Surat to Palitana by car is well connected via NH48 and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Surat to Palitana distance is 402 Km and is 8.5 hours journey. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Jhagadia or Zaghadia - Bhalod Gangadashahara, Hindu and Jain temples like Daherasar, Kabirvad, Gayatri Mandir, Hanuman temple
Bharuch or Broach - historical heritage at the mouth of river Narmada
Vadodara - Third largest city of Gujarat. Famous for Navratri festival.
Anand - Dakor temple, Navratri, Garba, Dandia
Dholera - ancient port city being smart with Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) making it manufacturing hub
Velavadar - Blackbuck National Park
Nadiad - Beautiful temples and churches
Dholka - scenic beauty
Kheda - Hidimba Van where Bhim of Mahabharta killed daemon to marry Hidimba
Nalsarovar - Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, river
Bhavnagar - cultural capital of Gujarat, hub of Diamond industry, busiest port
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Tirthankar Rishabhdev Adinath temple
Vimal Shah temple
Samprati Raja temple
Saraswati devi temple
Narsinh Kesharji temple
Shri Vishal Jain Museum
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Surat to Palitana taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Surat to Palitana taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Surat to Palitana Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Surat to Palitana taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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