Ahmedabad is the commercial capital of Gujarat and an industrial hub. Ahmedabad as a tourist destination still packs a punch especially for heritage and pilgrimage travelers.
Places to visit within city
# Heritage – Old city character, Dada Harir Vav (Stepwell), Sarkhej Roza, Gandhi Ashram, Rani no Hajiro, Sidi Sayeed Masjid
# Modern – Akshardham Temple, Kankaria Lake, Hutheesing Jain Temple, Science City, Indroda Nature Park, CEPT Campus, Hussain Doshi’s Gufa, Snow park
# Ethnic Cuisine experience – Vishala, Agashiye
# Experiential – Heritage old city walks
# Heritage – Modhera Sun temple (96 kms), Patan Step wells (126 kms)
# Krishna temples– Dakor (80 kms), Shamlaji (150 kms)
# Jain temples – Mahudi (70 kms), Vadnagar, Taranga, Kumbhariyaji (400 kms round day trip for all three)
# Hindu temples – Ambaji temple (200 kms)
# Bird watching – Nalsarovar bird sanctuary (70 kms), Dasada (90 kms) and Velavadar Black buck sanctuary (150 kms)
# Archeology – Lothal pre-historic excavations (65 kms)
Ahmedabad therefore is a multi-purpose getaway and one can spend anywhere from 1 night to 4-5 days exploring in and around the area.
Recommended stay Duration: 1 - 4 nights Seasonality: Throughout