Ahmedabad is one of the best travel destinations in Gujarat. A lot of people buy travel packages for Gujarat to explore the destination. In recent decades, the people of Ahmedabad started exploring weekend destinations from their own city as they have visited most of tourist attractions in Ahmedabad. You don’t need to buy travel packages or tour packages for exploring weekend places from Ahmedabad.
In our article, we have tried to combined most of popular tourist attractions category, including heritage hotel, natural places, religious places, hill stations, and more. So, let’s see!
5 Best Weekend Getaways from Ahmedabad for Your Weekend Holiday
1. Saputara – 400 km
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.
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, Gandhinagar
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.
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.
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.