On the bank of Sabarmati River, the former state capital of Gujarat, The city with a tag of fifth largest city in India is also a prominent industrial and economic hub of western India. The city features a beautiful landscape and advanced technology on both sides of the river Sabarmati. It is on this river, nine bridges connect the western and eastern regions of the city.
The fastest growing city, also connoted as ‘Manchester of India’, remains a memorable destination for the tourists who prefer to enjoy vacations as well as holidays.
Gandhi Ashram or Sabarmati Ashram
Ahmedabad is best known for Gandhi Ashram, which draws 90% of the tourists’ attention. The ashram possessing historic importance and significance of Mahatma Gandhi also holds a museum that elaborates the then days during independence. The adjoining place to the ashram is also well known as a picnic zone.
The 2.5 Km stretched lake with a beautiful garden in the middle flaunts an outstanding instance of 15th century creation. The place has become one of the most popular picnic spots Ahmedabad. The kid’s play area, zoo, water rides, toy train, entertainment zones, food zones, balloon ride, etc have made the place a perfect picnic spot for localities as well as for tourists. Similarly, the Vastrapur Lake is also very popular as a tourist spot.
Only 30 Km from Ahmedabad, the Gandhinagar is a very nice tourist spot and can be enjoyed as a wonderful picnic spot, if you are travelling with your friends or family.
You can also try out the third largest city of Gujarat, Vadodara, which is only couple of hours drive from Ahmedabad. The city on the bank of Vishamitri River also holds plenty of historic importance and features as the epitome of Garba festival. So, Vadodara can be an exceptionally good place for day picnic near Ahmedabad. When you are in Vadodara, don’t miss the amazing Pavagadh.
If you are fond of exploring the art and crafts of Indian states then Surendranagar, located only 146 Km from Ahmedabad, can be one of the best places. You can also enjoy fun filed picnic with you family, besides shopping the colourful crafts for yourself.
Development of Gujarat is taking place rapidly and the well maintained cities are the live example of it. Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad has been crafted and decorated so well that it can easily entice the tourists and urge them to spend a day there.
The well maintained heritage location, only 160 Km from the Ahmedabad, is a perfect picnic spots in Ahmedabad. The historic significance and beauty of this place will surely attract the tourists once again.
However, if you have a car then you can easily drive to reach some exciting places in Rajasthan like Udaipur (246 Km) or Mount Abu (231 km). Also, the splendid beauty of Kutch of Gujarat (247 Km) can be your next holiday destination or picnic spot.