Gandhinagar is the new capital city of the state of Gujarat in the west of India. It is located nearly 23 km north of Ahmedabad. Gandhinagar (23.22°N, 72.65°E and 81 m above mean sea level) lies on the west bank of the Sabarmati River in north-central-East Gujarat. There are many places of tourist interest in the city like the Akshardham, which is a massive Hindu temple with ornate carvings and sculpted pillars, plus a water show in its sprawling gardens. DandiKutir museum traces the life of leader Mahatma Gandhi, who was born in Gujarat. South, along the Sabarmati River, the Indroda Nature Park has a zoo and botanical gardens, plus an adjacent dinosaur and fossil park.
Accommodation and Food
A range of accommodation is available for the delegates and their spouse in star hotels and budget hotels in the city in the vicinity of the Conclave venue. The tariff for different category of hotels will be notified in the second circular.
Visa and Currency
All foreign delegates must travel with valid passport and visa except the exempted countries following the applicable rules & guidelines of the Govt. of India. The currency exchange facility is available in most of the banks, airports and hotels in Gandhinagar. Automatic Teller Machines (ATMSs) are also available at several locations in the city. Credit/debit cards are accepted in most of the hotels, restaurants and shops.
Post Conclave Excursions
The post Conclave tour can also be organised for interested participants to nearby places in Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad and other cities. These excursions will be charged depending upon the number of participants. A travel desk will be available at the Conclave venue for any help