Bedi Port lies around 8 km from Jamnagar Railway Station on the south-eastern coast of Gulf of Kutch. It is an all-weather trading hub in the Arabian Sea and one of the most prominent ones in Jamnagar. The picturesque setting of the port has made it a very popular daytrip spot in Jamnagar.
The region of Jamnagar is known for its magnificent (resident or migratory) avian population. Winter is the best time to enjoy the climate and the brilliant birds which come here in plenty. Enroute to the Bedi Port one would also get to witness salt pans on both sides of the road. The port lies close to INS Valsura, an Indian Naval Base.
Attractions There are a plenty of things for people of all age groups to indulge in at Bedi Port. First of all, Bedi Port looks beautiful; its scenic beauty is enough to compel one to come here. And being a port there are ships and other equipments over here, which for a novice make quite a fascinating sight. One can undertake water sports such as boating, fishing, angling, etc. For fishing one would need permission from fisheries department. This coastal side is visited by a number of local and migratory birds – greater and lesser flamingos, pelicans, gulls, ruff, glossy ibis, painted stork, godwit to name a few.
How to Reach Bedi Port?
From the Jamnagar city, Bedi Port is about 8 km away. To reach Jamnagar you can come:
By Bus: Several state and private buses connect the city of Jamnagar with Rajkot, Bhuj, Dwarka, Ahmedabad, Porbandar and other cities of Gujarat.
By Train: Daily trains via Western Railway connect Jamnagar to Ahmedabad directly. Trains from other parts of the country such as Delhi and Mumbai also reach Jamnagar on weekly/biweekly basis.
By Air: Jamnagar Airport is about 10 km away from city and connects Jamnagar with Mumbai.