Ahmedabad is the biggest city located in the state of Gujarat and this is the 7th largest city in India. After the rapid growth of the textile industry, Ahmedabad is proudly titled as the Manchester of the east. Moreover, Ahmedabad is a thriving city that has won a good reputation and recognition in western India, next to Mumbai. With its excellent and inspiring places in and around the town, Ahmedabad has turned to be an excellent tourism destination. Quite number of travelers makes their visit to the Ahmedabad and visits the best places in the town.
Climate here is absolutely hot and humid. Temperature during the month of summer rises increasingly to 45 degree, whereas winter drops down to a low temperature of 5 degree. Also, the town receives frequent rainfall thereby making the environment wet and sultry. If you are to make your visit to Ahmedabad, then plan your trip during the month of October and March. People traveling to Ahmedabad can find the excellent style of architectural workouts, which dearly fluxes the Hindu and Islamic styles.
Ahmedabad is popularly known for its industrial workmanship. Moreover, Ahmedabad is one of the excellent medical tourism spot that holds all the unique health facilities at minimal cost. Hospitals and other medical institutions in Ahmedabad will offer their effective service all around the calendar days with prompt services to its people. This town earns a good income with respect to its tourism arrivals. You can plan an exciting and inspiring tourism and make your travel as a longstanding memory.
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Travel within city
Getting around Ahmedabad is quite easy, as the city is well planned out in every sense of the word. You can roam around the city of Ahmedabad through its various buses, auto rickshaws and cabs and can reach any part of the city with minimal effort.
Buses in Ahmedabad are many, and all these buses ply to specific portions of the city from the central bus stand. You will need to know which bus route to take and which stop to get down at, and this can easily be accomplished by talking to some locals and asking for their opinion. Bus fares are very cheap and this is the cheapest mode of travel. Bus fares will range from Rs 4 to 20. It is essential to get the help of locals in order to figure out bus routes and numbers as these are entirely written in Gujarati.
Auto rickshaws are also available and these are safe options for night time travel. Autos run on meter and the basic fare is Rs 8 for every kilometer. Auto rickshaws do not have separate night fares.
Cabs are costlier than auto rickshaws, though more luxurious. Charges may vary from Rs 350 to 500, depending on the distance involved. They do not run on meter. Cabs, autos and buses can be taken from major places like railways station and airport.
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