Most Asked Questions on Palitana
Winter between October and March is the best time to visit Palitana when the climate is pleasant. Summer months are too hot in Palitana while the monsoons months have good temperature and weather but the hills at Palitana are closed for climbing.
Palitana usually requires 1-2 days to visit the most important attractions. There are several wonderful places to visit around Palitana like Dwarka, Somnath, Bhavnagar and Diu which usually take additional few days.
Budget of Palitana trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Palitana tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 5200 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 8950 per person for 3D/2N vacation.
Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Palitana like Shatrunjaya Hill, Shri Vishal Jain Museum, Hastagiri Jain Tirth, Talaja, Gopnath Beach, etc.
There are in total 863 temples in Palitana which are situated from base to the peak of the Shatrunjaya hill. It requres half day to full day to visit all the temples as one needs to climb nearly 3500 steps spanning 3.5 km up the hill. Although there are multiple routes, the shortest one goes around the outer walls of the temples on the hilltop and passes Angar Pir.