Tourist places between Ahmedabad to ambaji

Places to visit near Ahmedabad (50 kms)

Based on my personal experience, I have figured out a few places that are tourist places around 50 km from Ahmedabad. I have covered 1-day picnic places from Ahmedabad which generally covers 150 km to 180 km. Generally under 100 km is good for a two-wheeler and above that, it can use covered by using a car.

I have tried to cover all places to 200 km from Ahmedabad. I have mentioned km in front of each place so you can schedule accordingly

1 – Thol Lake (30 Kms) & Kanjari Deer Park (40 Kms) Route

Thol Lake (30 Kms)

Thol lake is thol bird sanctuary. Boating is not allowed here but the atmosphere of this lake is Fresh and Awesome. Most people used to go in the early morning and evening to see a number of cranes.

Kanjari Deer Park (40 Kms)

Kanzari is the village near the Thol Bird Sanctuary. There is no specific entry gate or border for this deer park. You need to go into the bush and search for the deer. Even you can find it on the road.

2 – Gandhinagar (30 km) – Pratij Route (75 Kms)

Gandhinagar (30 Kms)

Gandhinagar is the most favorite and nearest Picnic spot from Ahmedabad Gandhinagar Tourist Attractions – Gandhinagar is 30 km from Ahmedabad. It has a very lush green environment and many places to visit

  • Dholeshwar Temple – On the way to Gandhinagar
  • Indroda Park / Zoo – This Zoo has miniatures of dinosaurs. Also has animals like deer, lions, tigers, reptiles and birds. Its too huge a park and need time to watchfully
  • Sarita Udhyan – This is the place for bird watchers and lovers 🙂
  • Akshardham (Monday Closed) – View More details of Akshardham
  • Swarnim Park – Mahatma Mandir – Central Vista Garden – Long 4 km garden for relaxing.
  • Adalaj Stepwell – It is in the middle of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar and is very ancient Stepwell.

Tourist places around 50 km from Ahmedabad – View full details about Gandhinagar here

5+ places to see around. Good for all ages and family or friends. You can enjoy a full day in Gandhinagar and Akshardham. The best time to visit is during the monsoon or after that. Monday Akshardham Remained closed so plan accordingly.

Gandhinagar Places
Gandhingar Tourist Places

Mahakali Vad (60 Kms)

Mahakali vad (Banyan Tree) is located between Gandhinagar and Pratij. This vad is considered the second largest after Kabirvad in Gujarat. Click on the View In Details button to read in detail.

Galteshwar Pratij (75 Kms)

Galteshwar is a good temple near Pratij. The main reason for this place is the riverbed. You can enjoy the real Kotar around the Riverbed and enjoy the real beauty of the Sabarmati River.

Galteshwar, Mahakali Vad, Pratij and Mahudi Route Map

3 – Dehgam – Zanzari (70 Kms) Route

Zanzari waterfall is situated in the Rocky zone of river Vatrak. It is 70 km from Ahmedabad. From Dehgam, take a turn towards Bayad the road is narrow but worth going it. There is limited transportation and food available so prefer to keep a private vehicle and food for you and your family. From the parking area around 1 to 2 km, you have to go walk to reach the falls. The road is rocky.

Zanzari Waterfall – Photo by Brijesh Patel

It’s a really nice place to visit. On Sundays and holidays, it remains crowded. There are a lot of peacocks you can find near the parking area. We had seen approx 20 peacocks in the same place.

4 – Siddhi Vinayak Mandir – Mahemdabad (45 Kms)

This is good for the religious tour. Sidhhi Vinayak mandir is Ganesh Ji temple near Mahemdabad temple. It’s around 40 Kms.

Siddhivinayak Mandir Mahemdabad
Siddhivinayak Mandir Mahemdabad

5 – Arnej temple, Ganpatipura Temple (68 Kms)

This is also one of the religious tours but this can cover if you travel to Nalsarovar, Lothal, or Velavadar blackbuck sanctuary. Arnej is the temple of the Devi Butbhavani and Ganeshpura (Koth) is Ganeshji’s temple. Both places are very popular among the devotees. Banana waffer and small shopping street avaialble in ganeshpura. Please check Google map – Arnej is 10 km from the Ganpatipura Temple


6 – Matar – Pariyej (60 Kms)

Matar Pariyej is located on the road from Nadiad to Khambhat. It is a narrow road and wetlands side on the road. After Matar, you can see various birds on the left side. Later on, you will see the Pariyej wetland board where you can go to the watchtower to see a big shallow lake. where you can spare some time in the interpretation centre.

Read more about Pariyej Wetland

7 – Sanand – Bavla – Nalsarovar Lake (60 Kms)

Nalsarovar Flamingo Launching
Flamingo in Nalsarovar

Nalsarovar is a paradise for the bird watcher and well place for a picnic. The best time to visit is November to March. Early morning and evening is the best time to visit there. There are lots of beyt in the lake. One beyt has local shepherds providing a kathiyavadi dish (bajra rotlo + sabzi + pickle). Please check this separate page for Nalsarovar – Read more

Kensville Golf & Country Club – 51 km

Activities: 18 Hole Championship Golf Course | Swimming pool | Tennis Court | Gymnasium| Squash Court | Cricket | Golf Training on request | Table Tennis | Kids play Area | Pool Table | Basket Ball | Volley Ball Court | Badminton | Spa | Bird watching

Location: Dev Dholera Village, Nr. Baldana Village, Opp. Lane of Sahyog Restaurant, Kerala GIDC, Bavla-Rajkot Highway. Sarkhej > Bavla > kensville

Tourists place around 50 km from Ahmedabad

8 – Balasinor Dinosaur Museum / Fossil Park (90 Kms)

If you or your child loves dinosaurs. This is the must-see memorable tour for you. Dinosaur Fossil Park is one the best experience for you to go back 6.5 Million years. It is considered the Jurrasic Park of India. From 1980-1990, there were 10,000 eggs of dinosaurs found in this area and considered the second-largest hatchery in the world after France. Click the below link to see more details

Above is a complete list of the tourist places around 50 km from Ahmedabad which can be covered in 1 day or half-day tour.

9 – Hadmat Sunset Point (110 Kms)

If you are going to Shamlaji or Udaipur from Ahmedabad and if you have 30 mins spare or you are looking for places around Shamlaji/Udaipur route. Then this is a must-go destination. Click on the below link to know more

10 – Modhera – Patan – Sidhpur – Palanpur Route

Ahmedabad to Palanpur Route
Ahmedabad to Palanpur Route

This is a really historical route and it will bring back the 1000 years when Patan was the capital of Gujarat and one of the wealthy cities of the World in the time of King Kumarpal and Siddhraj Jaysinh

There are 2 routes which you can cover because all places can’t cover in 1 day.

Route option 1 which can be covered in 1 day

Modhera – 98 Kms

Patan – 126 Kms

Vadnagar – 100 Kms

Sidhpur – 114 kms

Full details about this route

Route Option 2 which can be covered in 1 day

Sidhpur – 114 Kms

Balaram Palace & Temple – 160 Kms

Tirupati Natural Park Visnagar – 90 Kms

Vadnagar – 100 Kms

Jassore Sloth Bear Sanctuary – 186 kms

11 – Taranga – Ambaji Route (Places from 30 to 169 Kms)

Ahmedabad – Taranga – Ambaji Route This interesting hilly route has many interesting places. Which you can enjoy throughout. The following places will cover :

Tourist places between Ahmedabad to ambaji
Tourist places between Ahmedabad to ambaji

To complete all the places in 1 day is not possible. I have mentioned the time required for each place so you can schedule and plan a 1-day trip. If you take a night stay at Ambaji or Taranga, you can cover all places in 1 night and 2 days tours. It kind of weekend tour

Gandhinagar – 30 Km – see the above details for Gandhinagar

Swapna Shrushti Water Park (52 Kms)

This waterpark is a good option in Summer (March to July). You can easily spend 4 to 6 hours here. It has Many Rides and activities

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Mahudi – 67 Km

Mahudi is Jain’s Pilgrim place and many devotees used to go regularly on Sundays and months of Paryushan. It is famous for Hot Sukhdi Prasad (Sweet Prasad). Many Hindus who are not Jains also used to go there and pray to god and take sukhdi prasad. Generally, people spend 30 mins to 1 hour

Sapteshwar Temple – 90 Km

Sapeshwar Temple is a Shiv temple with a kund. It is a beautiful location. Good for a bath in River. 2 to 3 hours if you have planned to take a bath in the river.

Dharoi Dam – 134 Km

The view of the dam is awesome. Photography and other activities can take 1 hour. Dharoi dam road is

Amarnath Dham – 53 Kms

There is a 5 feet high ‘shiv-ling’ (ICE-LINGAM) of pure ice. The pious ice lingam of Amarnath Dham is available for worship throughout the year. It has caves of 12 Jyotirling of India.

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Tirupati Rushivan – 74 Km

Tirupati Rushivan is a fun park for all kinds of age groups. It is located between Vijapur and Himmatnagar

Facilities: Rides, Zoo, Food, Waterpark. Good for: All Ages. It may take 5 to 6 hours to enjoy the park fully.

Taranga Hill – 128 Kms

Taranga Hill is a beautiful hill with 1000+ years old Jain Temple. It is having 5 km drive to reach the hill. The view from the hill is breathtaking. You can spend 1 to 2 hours there.

Ambaji – 169 Kms

Ambaji is one of the Shaktipeeth of India. The temple on Gabbar Hill is having ropeway. Which may take 1 to 2 hours.

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21 thoughts on “Places to visit near Ahmedabad (50 kms)”

    1. There are many options available for stay. Select any hotel around ellisbridge lawgarden are is fine. Go to site like makemytrip, oyo, ibibo offer affordable stay.

      Here i can schedule 3 days as below

      Morning : goto Gandhi ashram. It gives idea about the life of Mahatma Gandhi and give peaceful experience of ashram. Must visit

      It will take around 30 mins to 3 hours depending on interest.

      Then take lunch there are many options available from 2 km of it.


      After lunch go towards the kankariya lake (monday it remains close) go to zoo first as it closes early. Then go to kids city of kankariya. I am sure you will love it as it offer kids to become doctor, radio jockey, police, piolet. There are adventure park, toy train, sage way, boating, laser show in naginawadi, butterfly park, big balloons, water rides and lot more things. This will take approx 5 – 8 hours

      Take dinner

      Day 2


      Go to sardar patel muesuem near shahibag. It gives idea about sardar patel’s life and contribution.

      Then go towards science city. On the way take lunch and reach to science city. It has 3d theatre start at around 1 pm onwards. It has science practical and many more interesting things.

      Total time it will take around 5 hours.

      At night go to vastrapur lake it has modern rides of adventure. After that go to ahmedabad one mall in front of it. It has best gamezone.

      Take dinner around lake or in mall

      Day 3
      Option 1 Gandhinagar
      Go to adalaj stepwell if son is curious about art culture and history. It little far from city towards Gandhinagar. Then go to Gandhinagar indroda park where big zoo with dinousors sculpture Available. Then go to akshardham. It has big muesuem about life and relivion around 3 hrs it will take but i promise your son will never forget it. Then visit temple .

      Dont forget to see water light and sound show at night. Around 7 pm. Its one of the best in india.

      Then move towards ahmedabad take dinner on dhaba at highway.

      Day 3 option 2b
      Goto science museum at Isro Jodhpur tekra then visit sundarvan next to it. Make sure sundarvan close around 12 pm. And open at 4 pm.

      Then take lunch and go to hussain doshi’s gufa at university he will love the art. Then move towards city area where you can find monument like sidi saiyaf mosque, bhadra fort, street shopping, Swaminarayan temple at last dont forget to go manek chawk .it offers wide range of delicious street food

      Hope this helps to you have a memorable stay.

  1. Indroa park is really a good place situated at starting of gandhinagar.
    Per person fees 20 rs. For more than 12 years age.

      1. – Indroda park is located at start point of gandhinagar near indroda village. Gujarat govt. buses are passes 1 km from there so you can go from it.
        – It is very large nature park which has the zoo, dinosaur park (artificial), early morning you can go for bird watching if interested. It is small picnic kind of garden. It is very quite place. You can hire a cycle from entry point.
        – I am not aware about latest fees. But it is not much that for sure.
        – it open from early morning and close at 6 pm around at evening.
        – It is good for : Large family, children and couple.

  2. 220 is for 11 am to 8 pm in snow park and have we to book in advance or if we come on any day we can enter

    1. Hello Sanjiv, You do not need to book it in advance. You can enjoy snow world for 45 Mins in 220 Rs. They have batches on every hours from 10:30 am … they have other rides like joy train, desert safari and other more activities through out the day.

      1. Yes, for snow park you will get 45 Mins (As per my experience it’s more than enough to enjoy snow ) in 220 Rs. In wonderland, there are others attractions like desert ride, water sports, childrens fun park, food court and other adventurous sports. You can enjoy this by giving additional bucks. You can spend atleast 3 to 4 hours including the snow part’s 45 mins.

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