Polo Forest is becoming booming tourist spot near Ahmedabad, himmatnagar due to peaceful dense forest and beautiful natural atmosphere. The river hiranya passing through the forest and it is considered that the habitat lived many years in ancient time. You can see ruined temple of shiva and jainism.
Things to do in polo forest
- Ancient shiva temple
- Bath in river near polo camp of government
- Ancient jain temple
- Hiranya dam
- Rock climbing
- Cycling/bike rides
- Enjoy the fun near many checkdams
- If you stay in night you can enjoy jugnu (aagiya) and lots of stars including gallaxy (akash ganga)
- Bike rides
- Visit farms and houses of villagers
- Circular roads
- Big spiders when you look forward sky under trees
In January month, Gujarat tourist organize bicycle races
Forest is located near vijaynagar. Its around 168km from Ahmedabad towards idar town.
Best season is from September to March month.
There are not much travel options available so better to Travel by car / bus / bike
Accomodation and foods
There are 3 known private resorts and 1 government resort available.
Private resorts are
- Polo retreat
- Ambika exotica –
- Polo tent city
It is good destination for the one day picnic with friends and family.
Request: its really green forest with clean river our duty to not make it dirty by throwing plastic/paper waste. Please avoid plastic and paper.