Places to visit near ahmedabad (50 kms)

Based on my personal experience, i have figured out few places which are tourist place near Ahmedabad. I have covered 1 day picnic places from Ahmedabad which is generally covers 150 kms to 180 Kms . Generally under 100 km is good for two wheelers and above that it is not recommondate to go on Bike due to long distance.

I have try to cover all places till 200 kms from ahmedabad. I have mentioned kms in front of each places 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 atmosphere of this lake is Fresh and Awesome. Most people used to go in Early morning and evening to see 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 in bush and search for the Deers. Even you can find it on road.


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

Gandhinagar (30 Kms)

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

  • Dholeshwar Temple – On the way of gandhinagar
  • Indroda Park / Zoo – This Zoo have miniatures of dinosaurs. Also having animals like deer, lions, tiger, reptiles and birds. Its too huge park and need time to watch fully
  • Sarita Udhyan – This is place for bird watcher’s and lovers 🙂
  • Akshardham (Monday Closed) – View More details of akshardham
  • Swarnim Park – Central Vista Garden – Long garden for relaxment.
  • Adalaj Stepwell – It is middle of the Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar and very ancient Stepwell.

5+ places to see around. Good for all age and family or friend. You can enjoy full day in Gandhinagar and Akshardham. Best time to visit during the monsoon or after that. Monday Akshardham Remained close so plan accordingly.

Gandhinagar Places
Gandhingar Tourist Places

Mahakali Vad (60 Kms)

Mahakali vad (banyan Tree) is located in between gandhinagar and pratij. This vad is considered second largest after Kabirvad in Gujarat. Click on View In Details button to read in details.

Galteshwar Pratij (75 Kms)

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

Galteshwar, Mahakali Vad, Pratij and Mahudi Route Map

3 – 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. 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 places so you can schedule and plan 1 day trip. If you take 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 above details for Gandhinagar

Swapna Shrushti Water Park (52 Kms)

This waterpark is good option while 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 places and many devotees used to go regularly on Sunday and month 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 hours

Sapteshwar Temple – 90 Kms

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

Dharoi Dam – 134 Kms

View of 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 icelingan 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 Kms

Tirupati Rushivan is fun park for all kind of age group. It is located in between Vijapur and Himmatnagar

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

Taranga Hill – 128 Kms

Taranga hill is beautiful hill with having 1000+ years old Jain Temple. It is having 5 km drive to reach on hill. View from 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 the Gabbar hill is having ropeway. Which may take 1 to 2 hours.


4 – Modhera – Patan – Sidhpur – Palanpur Route

Ahmedabad to Palanpur Route
Ahmedabad to Palanpur Route

This is really historical routes and it will bring back to 1000 year back when Patan was the capital of Gujarat and one of the wealthy city of the World in the time of King Kumarpal and Siddhraj Jaysinh

There are 2 routes which you can cover because, all place 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 – 160 Kms

Tirupati Natural Park Visnagar – 90 Kms

Vadnagar – 100 Kms

Jassore Sloth Bear Sanctuary – 186 kms


5 – Dehgam – Zanzari (70 Kms) Route

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

Zanzari Waterfall – Photo by Brijesh Patel

It’s really nice place to visit. On Sunday and holiday its remain crowded. There are lot of peacocks you can find near parking area. We had seen approx 20 peacock at same place.

Good time to see after monsoon season. Cautions : Beware that, in the waterfall many people lost the life.

6 – Siddhi Vinayak Mandir – Mehmdabad – Pij – Vadtal (70 Kms)

7 – Arnej temple, Ganeshpura Temple (68 Kms)

8 – Matar – Pariyej (60 Kms)

Matar pariyej is located at on the road of Nadiad to Khambhat. It is narrow road and wetlands side on the road. After matar you can see various birds on left sides. Later on you will see pariyej wetland board where you can go to watch tower to see big shallow lake.where you can spare some times in the interpretation center.

9 – Bagodara – Arnej – Ganeshpura (68 Kms)

Ganeshpura is located around 14 km from bagodara junction. It is place for lord ganesh also picnic spot. You can get good wafers and other Street shopping near by. There is another temple (Butbhavani ma) near village arnej. Also you can travel to lothal if you have time. Reach back to Ahmedabad via dholka is other alternative.

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

Nalsarovar Flamingo Launching
Flamingo in Nalsarovar

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

Maniar’s Wonderland Snow Park (11 am to 8 pm)

Contact detail :
079-6541 0896 | Tollfree: 1800 233 0035

Snow Park Fees (as on 30-12-2014) : 350 Rs /Adult & 310 Rs / Child  (45 Mins)

Other fees : Activities Fees : 30 Rs/Person which you can use in several activities like Aqua Roller | Aqua Ball | Zip Line | Aqua Splash | Break Dance Bumping Car | Desert Bikes | Zorb | Masti Planet | Sit and slide Joy Train | Jumping Jack | Fun House | Play Zone | Crazy car Joy |  Boats | Wonder Chair | Sling Shot

Location : Sarkhej Chowkdi > maniar wonderland > Sanand
Website – http://maniarsnowpark.com/

Splash Water Park

Phone No: +91-909-907-3801/02/03/04/05
Location : Sarkhej-Sanand Road, Vill. Telav-kolat Road, Ahmedabad
Timings : 10:00Am-5:00Pm
Prices (as on 30-12-2014)

Adult Above 4’6” ft height – Rs. 400/- With food : Rs. 550/-
Child Below 4’6″ ft height Rs. 350/- With food : Rs.450/-
Child below 2’9″ ft height Complimentary

Website – http://www.splashthefunworld.com
Location : Sarkhej Chowkdi > Splash Water Park > Sanand

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 | Bedminton | Spa | Bird watching

Website : http://www.kensville.co.in/
Location : Dev Dholera Village, Nr. Baldana Village, Opp. Lane of Sahyog Restaurant, Kerala GIDC, Bavla-Rajkot Highway. Sarkhej > Bavla > kensville

11 – Waterpark Route (Mahesana)

  • Shanku’s Water park and resorts. Cool water park near Mehsana. It is on the way of Ahmedabad Mehsana.

12 – Utkantheshwar – Kedareshwar (62 Kms)

13 – Siddhi Vinayak Mandir – Pij – Vadtal (70 Kms)

19 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

      Day1
      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.

      Noon

      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

      Morning

      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.

    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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