Pavagadh – Jambughoda – Hathni mata Waterfall One Day Tour

Pavagadh, Jambughoda, Champaner and Hathni mata waterfall are the one-day picnic spot near Vadodara and Ahmedabad. Pavagadh is the Great hill of Mahakali Devi. Champaner is the archaeological site of India where you can see amazing artwork.

Champaner – World Heritage Site in 2004 by UNESCO have more than 23 Monuments

What to do in Pavagadh, Champaner, Jambughodha and Hathni mata Waterfall

  • Visit UNESCO world heritage site – Champaner
  • Ropeway for Pavagadh
  • Pavagadh Darshan
  • Street shopping on top of the hill
  • Cloudy mountains, rains and Lots of waterfalls (Monsoon only)
  • Hathni mata waterfall
  • Natural place Jambughoda
  • Drive car in the river

Plan trip schedule for jambughoda and hathni mata waterfall

Departure from your preferred location – 7 am

1- Ek Minar Ni Masjid – Just after halol . Good for photography and has historical values. Location – Google Map Link

3 – Sakar Khan ni dargahGoogle Map Link

2 – Helical Stepwell – Just after Ek Minar Ni Masjid – Google Map Link

4 – Saat KamaanGoogle Map Link


pavagadh temple
pavagadh temple

Mountain Pavagadh is 700+ meters in height and has the option to reach on top by foot and ropeway. It has the temple of Kalika Devi (Kali Mata). Situated amid dense forest cover on a cliff, the temple is believed to be one of the 51 Shakti Peeths.

Maa Mahakalika Udan Khotala ( A Passenger Ropeway ) is operating from 1986. The ropeway will take from Manchi Haveli to the hilltop near the Maha Kalika Temple in about 6 minutes. The steep climb on foot takes over one hour.

  • Places to Visit at Pavagadh Hill
    • Dudhiya talav (lake)
    • Dudhiya talav nu lakulish mandir
    • Mahakali Mandir
    • Navlakha kothar
    • Teliya Talav
    • Street shops

There are lots of waterfalls in the monsoon around Pavagadh hill. Popular pavagadh waterfall are
– Gupteshwar Mahadev waterfall
– Asoba waterfall
– Khuneshwar Waterfall

Khuneshwar Mahadev Waterfall
Khuneshwar Mahadev Waterfall – Photo by Dr Mohan banker

Champaner Heritage site

champaner hertitage site
champaner hertitage site

It is said that the Gurjar king Vanraj Chavda established Champaner at the foot of Pavagadh in fond memory of his wise minister Champa. The Patai Raval family ruled it and took care of the boundary

Mahmud Begada shifted his capital from Ahmedabad to Champaner for some time for reasons of diplomacy. He developed the town by constructing buildings the fort of Champaner, Uohra mosque, Mandavi, Kirtistambh, the temple of Shaikh, Jama Masjid, Nagina Mosque and Kevda Mosque.

6.1 – Champaner Archeological park – Google Map Link
6.2 – Champaner’s Nagina Masjid – Google Map Link
6.3 – Champaner’s Kevada Masjid
6.4 – Champaner’s Jami MasjidGoogle Map Link Next to that, you can see Octagonal Stepwell
6.5 – Kabutarkhana Pavilion & vadatalav. Pavagadh’s full view you can see from this place. Which is located on the bypass road – Google Map Link

Champaner was the capital of Gujarat till 1535. After 1535, It was looted, conquered by the army of the Mughal Humayun. After it, the city was abandoned.

Vadatalav gives magestic to Pavagadh Viewpoint. See given image below.

Vada Talav Pavagadh viewpoint
Vada Talav Pavagadh viewpoint – Photo by Ravi Tilekar

Jambughoda (50 Km from Pavagadh) – 3 PM to 5 PM

Targol Lake
Targol Lake

The most striking feature of the area is the undulating hills having a good forest cover, with the valleys having small human settlements. The places of interest are Kada, Targol and Jhand Hanuman temple.  Jambughoda one day picnic is a good option to cover with pavagadh and others.

Ahmedabad to Jambughoda distance is 190 km
Vadodara to Jambughoda distance is 90 km
Pavagadh to Jambughoda distance is 50 km
Jambughoda to hathnimata waterfall is 22 km

7.1 – Dhanpari Eco Camp Site & Kada damGoogle Map Link
7.2 – Zund Hanuman templeGoogle Map Link

Jhand Hanuman Mandir
Jhand Hanuman Mandir

7.3 – Targol Lake and Eco campsite

Hathnimata Waterfall

(22 Km from Jambughoda) – 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
(July – August – September – October)

Hathni Mata waterfall is 35 km from Pavagadh. Hathni mata is 80 km from Vadodara. Hathni waterfalls are 180 km from Ahmedabad

Hathni Mata Waterfall (September to November) – Photo by Bhaumik Gadani

Flanked by richly green hills, a known haven of divine beauty. Mainly running in Monsoons and after monsoons. Its water body is around 100 Meters. The best time to visit Hathni mata waterfall is after the monsoon (August and September month)

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Drop at Ahmedabad between 11 PM to 11:30 PM

Pavagadh Jambughoda champaner and hathnimata waterfall or hathni mata waterfall or hathni waterfall Prices for one day trip


7 AM – Pickup
8:00 – Breakfast halt
10:30 AM – Champaner Heritage Sites (5 Points)
12:00 PM – Pavagadh
1:30 PM – Lunch
2:30 PM – Zund Hanuman Mandir Jambughoda
3:30 PM – Kada lake
4:30 PM – Hathni mata waterfall (Optional) hathni waterfall
7:30 PM – Dinner halt
11:00 PM – Drop

Toll tax, Entry fees and parking charges are not included in the given prices.
500 Rs/Car will be additional entry fees of Jamughoda Wildlife sanctuary

AC Car
(Max 4 person)

5,300 Rs

AC Car
(Max 6 person)

6,500 Rs

Innova Crysta AC Car
(Max 8 Person)

7,400 Rs


  • The tour is completely flexible based on the schedule, interest and choices. Discuss with us for customization.

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