Okha to Mandvi Superfast Ferry Boat Service in Gujarat will be Start from 21 December 2015

Okha & Mandvi are important ports in Gujarat for a marine transport.Physically both are very far by road but near by sea. Okha is located near Jamnagar where world’s largest oil refinery Reliance is located and Mandvi is located in Kutch. If one wants travel from Okha to Mandvi than  he needs to travel by train or bus for approx. 442 Km and it may takes almost 11 hours of pathetic  journey by road . Now, First time in Gujarat Superfast Ferry Boat Service is starting between Okha to Mandvi which will reduce the journey time by almost 10 to 11 hours.
Okha to Mandvi Ferry Boat Service Starting Date:
21 December 2015
Okha to Mandvi Distance in Ferry Boat:
24 Nautical mile (43 Km)
Union Shipping Ministry, Gujarat Maritime Board and Gujarat Tourism are starting the superfast ferry boat service from Okha to Mandvi. This ferry boat service in Gujarat will took 60-75 minutes to cut 24 nm in Sea.
By Okha to Mandvi Superfast Ferry Boat service, the distance between these two cities is reduced to only 24 nautical miles or 43 Km. Superfast ferry boat will deport you to Mandvi port in just 60 to 75 minutes. Okha to Mandvi superfast ferry boat service advance booking will be started by 5th December 2015, Saturday on Gujaratitours.com website.
Okha-to-Mandvi-Distance
Okha to Mandvi Distance and Route by Road:
Distance: 442 Km
Route: Okha, Jamnagar, Dhrol, Maliya, Samakhiyali, Bhachau, Anjar, Bhuj/Mundra, Mandvi
Okha to Mandvi Superfast Ferry Service Boat Facilities:
Seating Capacity: 220
Okha to Mandvi Superfast Ferry Service Boat Tickets Price:
50 Non AC Seats Luxurious Superfast Boat- Rs 500 per seat
100 AC Seats – Rs 700 per seat
50 First Class Seats- Rs 900 per seat
The above given ticket prices for OKha to mandvi Superfast Ferry Service does not include service tax and it is for single journey.
Okha to Mandvi Superfast Ferry Boat Service Timing:
7:00 am
Mandvi to Okha Superfast Ferry Boat Service Timing:
8:30 am
ferry boat service in gujarat
Vadodara based Dwarka-Kutchh Ferries and Tourism Private Limited, the company which would run the 220 seat ferry boat between the two port towns today  launched its online booking of tickets in the conference hall of the Gujarat Maritime Board here by booking its first ticket in the name of the CEO of the board.
Dwarka-Kutchh Ferries and Tourism Private Limited is managed by Chairman of the company Umesh Shah and Director Rajesh Joshi .On the launching of ferry boat service said that the formal booking of the ferry service would begin from December 8 and the first ferry would move from Okha to Mandav on December 21. The ferry would run non stop between the two ports.
‘There are four classes, one non AC and three AC, in the ferry. The fare for the non AC class per person is Rs 500 while that for AC (economy) will be Rs 700 and for AC (cafe) and AC (business) class will be Rs 800 and 900 respectively,’ he said.
The Ferry service being started as a joint initiative of the Union Ministry for Shipping, Gujarat Maritime Board and the Tourism Department will facilitate the tourists visiting the ancient shrine city of Dwarka (around 30 km from Okha) to see Mandvi, famous for its beach and some other places in Kutchh in a much little period as compared to the road route.

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