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Bet Dwarka in Dwarka

·  Summer:23 to 42°C (Warm)
·  Winter: 9 to 34°C (Cool and Pleasant)
·  Monsoon: July to September (Light to Medium Rainfalls)

Best time to visit:  July to March (pleasant climate)

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Abodeof Lord Krishna, Bet Dwarka is a tiny islet located about 30 miles away from Dwarka. A heaven for pilgrims, Bet Dwarka is said to be the place where Lord Krishna met his dearest friend Sudama. The journey from Dwarka to Bet Dwarka is interesting and exciting as one has to take a rowing boat or a motor boat ride to reach the spot. While sailing through the turquoise blue water, visitors can get a breathtaking view of rare yet marvellous bird species and enriching natural beauty surrounding the journey.

The heavenly Dwarkadish Temple standing tall in the middle of the bet symbolizes the pure love of Lord Krishna and Rukamani in the Vedic era. The temple houses a giant yet impressive gold platted idol of Krishna. Dwarkadish Temple has two gateways – Swarga Dwar and Moksha Dwar. The morning and evening Aarti in the temple spreads serenity and spirituality in the atmosphere of the temple. It is believed that Bet Dwarka is the holiest pilgrimage spot for Vaishnavs in the country.

Bet Dwarka also has Jain Temples and Rukamani Temple. The place displays a beautiful amalgamation of natural beauty and holiness. The white sandy beaches embellished with colourful corals, rich marine life, and blood-curdling water sport activities make the tour to Bet Dwarka interesting and adventurous for tourists.

Tourists can also enjoy the nearby attractions like the Light House, Gopi-Tallava, Bhalka Tirth, and Nageshwara Mahadeva Temple.


Road: Dwarka is situated on the state highway from Jamnagar to Dwarka. It is connected by excellent State Highway Links. State Transport Corporation buses are available to tour the city.

Railway: Jamnagar Airport (about 127 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Dwarka. Prepaid taxis are available outside the airport to travel across Dwarka.

Airway: Dwarka Railway Station is the nearest rail head. It is station located on the Ahmedabad-Okha broad gauge railway line. Budget travellers can take auto rickshaw to explore the attractions. Taxis are preferable travelling option for tourists with no budget constraints.