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Mahuva Town

Mahuva is a small city on the outskirts of Surat District in the State of Gujarat in India. Mahuva is recognized for its gentle weather and green, fertile environs, including a lot of coconut tree farms. It is situated in the region, which is usually semi-dry. Mahuva is renowned for raw onions, wooden toys, groundnuts, and home Jamadar mango. The city is home to a flourishing agribusiness trade; with a stress on enterprises that dry out vegetables such as onions and garlic for applying in processed foods. The regional language of Mahua is Gujarati, but most people speak Hindi as well. according to the cebnsus of 2006, Mahuva boast a population of 1, 42,434 out of which 69,879 inhabitants are females and 72,555 inhabitants are males.


Profile of Mahua

Mahuva is a Taluk located in the district of Surat. The Mahuvariya town is the Taluk Head Quarters of Mahuva. It is situated at a distance of 42 kilometers on the eastern side of the district headquarters of the Surat city and at a distance of 293 kilometer north of the state capital of Gujarat.

Mahuva Taluk is surrounded by Valod Taluk towards East, Navsari Taluk towards west and Bardoli Taluk towards North. The neighboring cities of Mahuva are Vyara City, Navsari City, Surat City and Songadh City.Mahuva comprises of 61 Panchayats and 188 Villages. Mahuva is located at 34 meters above sea level. Mahua is surrounded by the major tourist destinations such as Surat, Navsari, Valsad, Saputara and Tithal.

Since Mahua contains a lot of tourist attractions, almost all the nationalized and schedule banks are operating in the Mahua city. Mahua is as well equipped with numerous schools and colleges, which offer great learning opportunities to its citizens. Mahua is completely equipped with hospitals, which offer all kinds of medical services to the public.

Climate of Mahuva

Mahua is extremely hot in summer. The highest day temperature of Mahua during the summer season ranges between 30 degrees centigrade to 39 degrees centigrade.

History of Mahuva

Mahuva is famous for Vighneshwer Temple or the Digamber Jain Temple. The Digamber Jain Temple is located at  Poorna River bank, near to Kshetras such as Taranga, Pavagarh, Girnar Gajpantha, etc., which are located on the Gujarat hills. The place boasts a peaceful atmosphere and occupied with natural loveliness.

In olden period,   Bhagwan Digamber Jain Chandra-Prabhu Temple and this rural community was referred to as Madhupuri. Script engraved on pillars made on wood and  temple proves that  over a period of 1000 years old. Then the temples were rebuilt in 1625 and again in 1827. Wonderful and huge building of the temple demonstrates that a huge Jain population lived here before thousand years.
There is a legend behind the origin of the Digamber Jain Temple. The deity of Parshv Nath and Shri Vighn-Har, a cultivator founded in farm at Sultanabad village of Desh  Pashchim Khan District in Maharashtra. For a short time the deity was worshipped by people, later it was decided to move the deity to a protected and appropriate place. Consequently, a  traveling group was arranged with deity kept. On the way of yaatra, at several area efforts were done to get the deity out from trolly, became unsuccessful. The trolly was never stopped up nor could the deity and get down from the trolly. Eventually, the trolly ceased up in front of the Bhagwan of Digamber Jain Chandra Prabhu  temple in he pace at  Mahuva and the deity was get down of trolly easily. Then a Mahotsava of Panch Kalyanak Pratishtha was arranged, and therefore the worshipped deity was installed in the innermost room of the temple. The deity of Bhagwan Shantinath was set in left side and the deity of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu was set on the  side of right and of this phenomenal deity of Bhagwan Parshv Nath.

There were several miracles happened due to idol of Bhagwan Parshv Nath. After the installation of the idol of Parshv Nath, Jain and other communities experienced group of cheerfulness and setbacks of the public started vanishing. So this deity became renowned as Parshv Nath Vighn-Har. People started coming from all place of country and abroad. They feel a sense of everlasting harmony and happiness.

Deities and their Temples in Mahuva

This big antique temple is extremely handsome and wonderful. The 47-inch miraculous deity of Bhagwan Parshv Nath in sitting stance is set up here worth seeing. The Darshan of deity is obliged to take away the worldly qualms and followers feel everlasting tranquility and happiness. This very old and beautiful deity of Bhagwan Chandra Prabhu is as well in the temple with the idol of Bhagwan Shantinath, all are seeing.

In Mahua both boarding and lodging facilities are arranged. Way of access: Taxies and busses taxies are accessible from the Surat city. There are as well worth seeing places near Mahua such as the Gajpantha Siddh Kshetra, which is situated at a distance of 180 kilometers and the Siddh Kshetra Mangi-Tungi which is situated at a distance of 195 kilometers from the Mahua city.

Hotels in Mahua

There are numerous luxury and budget hotels in and around Mahua that offer the rooms at an affordable rent. Some of the luxury hotels boast a large infinity pool and comfortable villas with a lucid aerial view of the Surat city. Almost all the hotels are equipped with well-furnished restaurants, a health centre and a bar. The big villas that are featured with private balconies and sundecks are adorned with fine wood furnishings and affectionate colors. Most of the world’s top best hotels are located at a distance of 2 kilometers from the Surat airport.

There are several hotels in Saputara that are set in the middle of beautiful natural scenery that offer a serene retreat in the Saputara. These hotels feature an outside swimming pool, an eating place, and rooms with air-conditioned facility and with a flat-screen television. Stylish rooms offer fashionable contemporary interiors with earthy color tones and huge bay casements. Bathed in temperate light, all rooms are outfitted with a seating area and an attached bathroom. The guests can perform workouts at the health centre, or plan trekking and boating tours at the tour desk. Ticketing and money swap services are also offered. Guests can take pleasure in an assortment of Chinese, local and continental dishes at the restaurants of these hotels. In-room dining is as well possible by means of room service.
All kids below five years reside free of charge when making use of existing beds. One adult or older kid is charged INR 2000 for each person for each night in an additional bed. The maximum quantity of additional beds in a room is one. However, no baby beds will be provided. Any kind of additional crib or bed is upon demand and requires to be confirmed by the administration. Extra charges are not computed automatically in the overall cost and ought to be paid separately during the stay.

Amenities available in Hotels in and around Mahuva:

  • Designated smoking area
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning

Services offered at Hotels in and around Mahua:

This world’s top best hotel offers award-winning services to their guests that include:
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Babysitting and child services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber and beauty shop
  • Souvenirs and gift shop
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shoeshine

Ways to Reach Mahuva

Though there is no railway station close to Mahuva. The nearest railway station to Mahua is the Surat railway station which is situated at a distance of 41 kilometers from Mahua.

Bus Facilities to Mahua

Surat, a diamond center, is a significant town of Gujarat. A lot of travelers, both from India and overseas, come to trip Surat each year. Intercity and interstate services are being operated by the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation between Surat to Mahua. In the course of its intercity bus services, GSRTC links other major cities like Rajkot, Vadodara, Ahmedabad, and Gandhinagar. By means of its fleet of over 8,000 buses, GSRTC is dedicated to offer efficient bus services to the travelers. The city has first-rate bus services because both private and government operators compete to offer better services to the tourists.

Location of Mahuva

Mahua is located at a distance of 595 kilometers from the  Surat city. Out of nine state transport buses, three are exclusively operated on the Mahua route. The bus timings between Surat and Mahuva vary by dissimilar operator and the type of bus. The total travelling time between Surat and Mahua that ranges from 3 hours 45 minutes to 12hrs that depends upon the type of bus. The minimum fare between these cities is Rs.350 and the maximum fare is Rs.800 according to the type of bus. The bus route between Surat and to Mahuva as well offers travelers the suppleness to decide from different types of buses for example, Non air conditioned Sleeper and several other fleet categories. Nearly all operators offer basic amenities on this route.In addition to above facilities each room is equipped with Wi-Fi facility at an affordable cost.

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