Ahmedabad, which is also known as Amdavad &Manschester of the East’ and it is largest city in the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of river Sabarmati which is well known for its rich cultural and traditional heritage and is one of the major financial center of India. Ahmedabad is also a popular tourist destination which is famous for its monuments, museums and religious sites. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition and has a distinct culture.It was the home of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who lived at Sabarmati Ashram. It is the house of many large scale dairy and agricultural industries. Top places to visit in the city are Jama Masjid, Jhulta Minara, Rani Rupmati Mosque, the Sidi Sayed Mosque, Akshardham Temple, ISKCON temple and Jain temple. The international kite festival which is held on 14 January every year coincides with the famous festival Makar Sankranti and celebrations of Navratri with Garba dance is one of the famous tourist attraction. Best time to visit Ahmedabad is between November and February. Ahmedabad airport which is known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is one of the busiest airport in India and is well connected through air route to all the major cities in India like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune.The major airlines which operate flights to Agartala airport are Indigo, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways , JetLite, SpiceJet, Air Pegaus ,Vistara Airlines and Air India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 8 km away from the city. The airport code of Ahmedabad airport is AMD. It is a four terminal airport. Terminal 1 serves for the domestic passengers, terminal 2 serves for the international passengers, terminal 3 is used for secondary traffic and terminal 4 is used for cargo purposes.The facilities which are available at the airport are baggage services, places to shop and eat, duty free shopping. The airport is well connected with the rest of city, the city bus stand is located at distance of 8 km and railway station is also located at a distance of 8 km from the airport. One can find good number of private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws for hire to reach airport from the bus stand and railway station.
Pune is the second largest city in Maharashtra and one of the fastest growing information and technology (IT) hubs in the country. The city is home to several historical monuments and temples. Despite being a major metropolis, Pune has managed to retain its unique traditional charm thus offering the best of both worlds for the travellers. Pune offers plenty of activities like paragliding, trekking, bird watching and heritage walks.
The top sightseeing spots in Pune are Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Rajgad Fort, Mahatma Phule Museum, Pune Okayama friendship garden, Peshwa Udyan Zoo and The Empress Garden.
Pune is paradise to shopaholics. Top shopping destinations in Pune are Hong Kong market, Fashion Street, Laxmi Road, F C Road, MG Road and Phoenix Market City.
The Airport is located at a distance of about 12 kms away from the city with a number of domestic airlines that operate regular flights to and from Pune as well as connecting flights.
The Pune Airport serves all popular domestic and international carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet, AirAsia, TruJet, Jet Airways, Vistara. The top flight routes from and to Pune are Bengaluru to Pune, Delhi to Pune, Pune to Chennai, Jaipur to Pune and Pune to Hyderabad. Apart from domestic flights, the airport also serves direct international flights to Dubai and Frankfurt. The Pune Airport is located around 10 km from the city center, in Lohegaon. The airport is well-connected to the rest of the city via buses and pre-paid taxis. The closest bus stand to Pune Airport is Viman Nagar. There is also a proposal for a new metro service which will connect the Pune Airport to Vanaz.
Address: New Airport Rd, Pune International Airport Area, Lohegaon, Pune, Maharashtra 411032
Phone: 020 2668 3232
Pune's public transport consists primarily of a bus service, a suburban rail service, metro, public taxis and auto rickshaws. Public buses within the city and its suburbs are operated by the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML).