Wake up, eat, work, sleep and repeat! Bored with this cycle? Are you also thinking of breaking out and going for a weekend getaway to rejuvenate yourself? Us too.
So, for that, we shortlisted some amazing places near Vadodara for your mini getaway.
We have the top 8 places to visit near Vadodara, thank us later!
1. Hathni Mata Waterfall
A beautiful waterfall near Shivrajpur which is nearly 78 km away from
Vadodara and 34 km from Champaren remain open from 8 am to 6 pm. You can witness fresh water during monsoon. A small temple is located in a cave adjacent to the waterfall making it a little adventure. One of the top places to visit is near Vadodara.
2. Zarwani Waterfall
The waterfall is a part of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, which offers a great variety of flora and fauna. Zarwani is located 90 km away from Vadodara. One should not miss to indulge themselves in activities like trekking, bird watching, and nature photography. The best time to visit the waterfall is during the monsoon season when the water flow is at its strongest.
3. Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary
It is 70km away from Vadodara and around 20 km from Pavagadh. The sanctuary covers an area of about 200 square kilometres and is home to a diverse range of birds and animals. If you are lucky you can spot leopards, sloth bears, hyenas, and various species of deer. If you are a true nature enthusiast then you can also see some rarest species of medicinal plants.
Can’t wait for the weekend to come now?
Sindhrot is a small town in the Vadodara district. It is located about 25 km northwest of the city of Vadodara. The town is situated near the Mahi river. If you are looking for a peaceful quiet place with a hint of regional culture then this place is for you. The Mahisagar river dam in the village is a famous evening spot.
This one is our personal favourite from the top 8 places to visit near the Vadodara list. Pavagadh is famous for its historical and religious significance. Pavagadh is around 45 km from Vadodara. Fun fact, this area of Champaran/Pavagadh was inscribed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2004. The hill is a popular pilgrimage site, with a temple dedicated to the goddess Kali at its summit. Nearby you can also visit Jain temples.
6. Tuva Timba Hot Spring
The sulphur hot water spring is 77 km away from Vadodara. Who doesn't want to have nature's hot water bath right? The villagers believe that Lord Ram and Pandavas
visited there. For patients with Arthritis baths in these springs can be helpful. This comes on the way to Balasinor dinosaur fossil park, so if you can also cover two places at once.
7. Balasinor Dinosaur Fossil Park
Love to explore new things and offbeat places? Then you can just leave for this place right away. It is a fossil park and just 100 km away from Vadodara. Researchers over there have found more than 130 species which are almost 65 million years old. They have a museum,3D film, and Dino fun for kids so by this we all can guess that kids are going to love this place. Note it is closed every Monday and timing is from 10 am till 5 pm.
8. Orsang Camp Resort
Lastly, of the top 8 places to visit near Vadodara, we have something for all the relaxed souls. Orsang resort is situated on the magnificent bank of Orsang River. The camp is spread in a 125-acre area with an excellent fusion of comfort, luxury, and adventure within the resort.
We all know that Gujaratis are known for business and their dedication towards it. But everybody deserves a break, right? One little trip with your close ones brings joy and makes connections even deeper. So go now and plan one great trip with your friends or family to one of these beautiful places.