Wankaner is one of the most beautiful cities in the state of Gujarat. The city is blessed with many tourist attractions where you can enjoy your time. You would find many places around Wankaner to spend your weekend either with your family or friends group.
In this article, Traveljee has compiled a list of the best weekend getaways from Wankaner. So, let’s enjoy!
5 Best Weekend Getaways from Wankaner for Best Trip
1. Machchhu Dam
Machchhu Dam-1 is the lifeline for Wankaner. It is the main dam for water supply, located about 15 km from the city of Wankaner. You should not forget to visit this beautiful dam during the monsoon period to feel the beauty.
However, you should have your own vehicle to reach the dam site, because public transport is not available from Wankaner to dam site.
2. Jadeshwar Mahadev Temple
Jadeshwar Mahadev Temple is located just 15-20 km from the city of Wankaner. The temple is located on the hill and offer you the best view of greenery. To reach the Jadeshwar Mahadev Temple, you need to hire private vehicles from Wankaner.
3. Vadsar Lake or Vadsar Talav
Vadsar Lake is one of the most popular weekend getaways from Wankaner during the monsoon period. The lake will be full of water during the monsoon period. However, to reach Vadsar Talav, you should have your own vehicle, facility of public transport is not available from Wankaner. The distance between Vadsar Talav and Wankaner is about 15 km (approx.).
4. Chamunda Mataji Temple, Chotila
Chamunda Mataji Temple is one of the most visited Hindu temples in the region. The temple is located on the beautiful hill of Chotila. To reach the temple, please take a public bus from Wankaner. The distance between Wankaner and Chotila is about 35 km.
Rajkot is a good destination to spend your weekend. The distance between Rajkot and Wankaner is about 50 km. GSRTC offer buses usually every hour during peak hours. You can also hire private vehicles to reach Rajkot from Wankaner.
There are several places to explore in Rajkot such as Aji Dam, Race Course, Pradyuman Park, Watson Museum, and more. This is a great place to spend two days (Saturday and Sunday) during weekend from Wankaner.
Article last re-published on March 3, 2020.