Somnath Temple is situated near Veraval in Saurashtra. It is 79 kilometers away from Junagadh and 25 kilometers from Chorwad. This temple is the one of the twelve Jotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva. The temple of Somnath is situated on the western coast of the state of Gujrat.
How to reach Somnath
By Train - Somnath is 5 kilometers away from Veraval which is nearest railway station. If someone is going by train he will have to get down at Veraval. Veraval is connected with Ahmedabad and other major cities of Gujrat.
By Air – The nearest airport to Somnath is 55 kilometers away in Keshod. Planes are available from Mumbai which flies to Keshod. Frequent buses and taxix ply from Keshod to Somnath.
By Road – Somnath has got a good connectivity with the major cities like Veraval which is 7 kilometers away, Junagadh which is 85 kilometers away, Porbander 122 kilometers, Ahmedabad 400 kilometers and Mumbai 889 kilometers away. Private as well as State Transport Corporation buses are available from these cities to Somnath. Cars are also available.
Where to stay in Somnath
Somnath does not have any luxury chain of hotels. But many guest houses, inns, motels and lodges are available for the tourists and pilgrims. Hotels are available in Veraval too.
Weather in Somnath
The climate of Somnath is quite mild and the temperature ranges between 28°C and 34°C in the summers and between 20°C and 28°C in the winters. So, light weight cotton clothes will be suitable for the summer. And light woolens will suffice in winter. Essential medicines may help in emergencies. Tourists can visit the place all round the year but the prime time to visit the place is in winters which starts from October to March.