10 Awesome Picnic Spots near Ahmedabad

These are the 10 most popular Picnic spot located near Ahmedabad for family to couple to enjoy weekend. 01 to 02 day tour from 10, 50, 100 to 150 kms area. Ahmadabad is the largest city and previous capital of Gujarat. It is the beautiful, historical and sixth largest city in India, very much popular as a major Industrial Hub of India and economically important also. Sabarmati River flows through the heart of the city. Ahmadabad is growing fast and it’s titled as the third city by Forbes, as the decade’s fastest growing city in 2010.

Picnic Spots Near Ahmadabad

Picnic Spot in Ahmedabad

There are so many beautiful places in and around Ahmadabad to explore. If you have a day or some from your busy schedule, along with your family or buddies, you can enjoy few outstanding spots or places inside Ahmadabad only, just like a picnic day out.  Here is the description of few exciting places around Ahmadabad for a day long outing. Following are the popular picnic spot around Ahmedabad that is of one to 02 day tour.

Taranga Hills

Taranga Hills

130 km from Ahmadabad, a holy place for Jain’s, both Swetambaras & Digambaras. But the beauty does not end here.  You will find greens, forest in Taranga hills; not only that, unique sights of Anartpur Fort and Buddhist Temple will amaze you too. If you plan a day out with your family, it is one of the best places to visit. Majority of the picnic spot listed under Ahmedabad is a one to 02 day trip.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 140 Km

Best time to visit: Oct to March

Maniar’s Wonderland

Maniar’s Wonderland is just 12 km distance from Ahmedabad

Kids will enjoy the most in this place, a perfect picnic day out with your family. This is an amazing fantasy land with lots of fun and adventure around, mainly during summer. Snow Park with a snowball fight, Aqua Park, dessert bikes, water activities and lots more fun here.  You will wonder how the time passes. It is just 13 km away from Ahmadabad city.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 12 Km

Best time to Visit: March to July

Phone Number: 079-6541-0896

Indroda Nature Park

Indroda Nature Park

Just 25 km away from Ahmadabad, a nature park spread on 400 hectares area. It’s situated on the bank of Sabarmati and famous as Jurassic park of India. The park is ranked as the second largest hatchery of Dinosaurs eggs. There are so many different sections like reptile section, mammal section, earth section, marine section, plant section, fossil section, botanical garden etc.  The park has camping facilities also, a great place to spend a great day with family or friends.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 25 Km

Best time to Visit: March to August

Phone Number: 079-2397-7300

Akshardham

Akshardham

A perfect place to run away from cities daily rush life, crowd & scream, to calm your soul, of course along with your family or friends.  Just 25 km away from Ahmadabad, the temple itself is the main attraction of the people. The temple is made of pink colour sandstone with beautiful sculpture. Akshardham is devoted to Lord Swaminarayan, not only a place for entertainment but also education and enlightenment.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 25 Km

Best time to Visit: January to December

Phone Number: 079-2326-0001

Thol Bird Sanctuary

Thol Bird Sanctuary

An artificial lake near Thol village in Mehsana district, marshes is surrounding by the shallow freshwater. You can find 150 species of birds here, from Flamingo to Sarus crane, pelicans, herons, ducks, geese etc.; a gold mine for a photographer, bird lovers, Ornithologist and of course those who loves nature. A perfect picnic spot just 26 away from Ahmadabad. Home stays, few hotels are available for those who want to stay overnight.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 50 Km

Best time to Visit: March to July

Phone Number: 079-2657-8044

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

62 km from Ahmadabad, a place near to nature, calm and relaxing environment. Best place for a day out with friends and families or your loved one. Almost 121 square Kilometre Lake near Sanand village, a home of migratory birds mainly during winter and spring. More than 210 species of birds can be seen in the seasons. It is the largest wetland bird sanctuary of Gujarat. Apart from birds like Flamingoes, rosy Pelicans, brahminy ducks etc.  Wild ass and black buck are also there. There are local boatmen who will take you into the lake for best viewing. You need to book in advance with them. You can spend in the lake from morning 6 am to evening 6 pm.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 65 Km

Best time to Visit: March to June

Phone Number: 82649-74720

Champaner

Champaner

150 km far from Ahmadabad, a historical and archaeological place In Gujarat. It is a UNESCO, world heritage site. The place is full of old historical palaces, religious buildings, residential structures of 8th to 14th centuries. Kalikamata temple on top of pavagadh hill attracts huge numbers of pilgrims (devotee) every year.  The only city carries the unchanged Islamic- pre-Mughal sculpture and culture. This extraordinary place is a symbol of a mix Hindu and Muslim culture.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 150 Km

Best time to Visit: January to December

Zanzari Waterfalls

Zanzari Waterfalls

About 75 km away from Ahmadabad, on Dahegam-Bayad Highway.  After 32 km of Dahegam, you need to trek 3.5 km up for the waterfall, an adventurous place for a day out with friends. Zanzari is situated on Vatrak River and the highest waterfall is 25 feet. Apart from the gorgeous waterfall, there is Kedareswar temple near parking, devoted to lord Shiva. Camel ride is also available and also a good spot for the photographer.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 75 Km

Best time to Visit: December to June

Polo Forest

Polo Forest

If you have a day or two in your hand and you want to fly away from your daily hectic schedule to the lap of nature, then come to polo forest, 150 km away from Ahmadabad. You will be spellbound by nature’s beauty. 400 square kilometre area of green forest with rich wildlife, near the river Harnav. You can enjoy the camping inside the forest; there is a dam on the river and ancient temples to watch.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 150 Km

Best time to Visit: January to June

Phone Number: 94292-47799

If you are from Ahmedabad and know about any other good picnic spot that is located in near area (with 150 kms) range, then do let me know.

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