5 Best Weekend Getaways from Ahmedabad for Your Weekend Holiday

Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat and one of the fastest growing cities of India. Due to the hectic lifestyle of the city, most of people want to escape from the routine life to get fresh air of nature. It is a new trend to a spend weekend in nearby tourist places to get relaxed.

People have various likes and dislikes to choose their favorite weekend place. For example, someone may like the beach and another one may opt for hill station. So, we have tried to provide you all the popular weekend places near Ahmedabad.

5 Best Weekend Getaways from Ahmedabad for Your Weekend Holiday

1. Saputara

Saputara is the most popular tourist destination of Gujarat. It is the lone hill station of the state. Saputara has a beautiful lake and hills which will make your weekend the most beautiful ever in your life.

Ahmedabad to Saputara distance is 400 km which may take up to 5 hours and 30 minutes driving. As per the distance calculation, you need at least two days to spend your weekend.

Saputara Lake Hill Station
Saputara Lake Hill Station

2. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

The Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest wetland bird sanctuaries in India. It is located about 64 km to the west of Ahmedabad. The sanctuary has a beautiful lake with the facility of boating.

You can hire boats between 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM by paying a small amount. As per the official information, 225 types of birds have been recorded in the area. It is the perfect weekend place within 100 km from Ahmedabad.

3. Akshardham Mandir

Akshardham Mandir is one of the largest Hindu temples in Gujarat. The temple was created by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha in 2nd November, 1992. The temple has various tourist attractions such as the garden, research center, the temple monument, exhibitions and the water show.

Akshardham Mandir is located in the city of Gandhinagar. Ahmedabad to Akshardham Mandir distance is 29 km which may take up to 40 minutes of driving by car. It is the perfect weekend place within 50 km from Ahmedabad.

4. Wankaner

Wankaner was one of the royal states before the India’s independence. Wankaner has a stunning royal palace named Wankaner Heritage Hotel which is the official residence of the royal family of Wankaner. Royal Oasis, a summer palace which is now converted into heritage hotel has beautiful architecture of European style.

Wankaner has also so many other tourist attractions such as Shahbava Dargah, Nagabava Temple, Macchu Dam-1, Hills, Royal Oasis, Ranjit Vilas Palace, Maa Khodiyar Temple (Matel) and others.

Inner Part at Royal Oasis Heritage Hotel Wankaner
Inner Part at Royal Oasis Heritage Hotel Wankaner

5. Hingolgadh Sanctuary

Hingolgadh Sanctuary is the most beautiful sanctuary in the region. The Hindolgadh Sanctuary has a lush green environment with beautiful hills. In 1980, the Government declared Hingolgadh as a protected area which is spread over an area of 654 sq km.

This sanctuary is administrated by the Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER). Hingolgadh Sanctuary is located in the Taluka of Jasdan. Ahmedabad to Hingolgadh Sanctuary distance is 183 km which may take up to 3 hours of driving by car.

Article Title: 5 Best Weekend Getaways from Ahmedabad for Your Weekend Holiday
Article last re-published on September 12, 2019.

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