- These places are close to Ahmedabad for Sunday fun
- Indrada Park, Thol, Akshardham, Kankaria Lake are the best
- Wonderland and Snow Park can also be enjoyed with family
There are many picnic spots in and around Ahmedabad. Nature lovers or cultural lovers love this place. You can see many species of birds at Nal Sarovar, Thol and beautiful places, places like Akshardham Temple, Polo Forest and Sarkhej Roja are very popular among history and cultural lovers. If you are also planning to go on a picnic with your kids, friends or partner this weekend, you can visit these places.
Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad
One of the oldest recreational places in Ahmedabad, Kankaria Lake has become a favorite among the locals. With Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden, Kindergarten, Museum and Butterfly Garden, you will find everything in the lake. The place was made good for tourists a few years back and today it is known as one of the richest tourist destinations in Ahmedabad. Here you will find dining facilities in many restaurants, boating facilities and activities like mini train ride, balloon ride and archery are also done here. The venue is closed on Mondays and is open on other days from 9am to 10pm. The entrance fee is Rs 5 for children and Rs 10 for adults.
Honors Wonderland, Ahmedabad
Located very close to the city, this is a fun theme park which is ideal for a one day picnic spot near Ahmedabad. It has two parts – Wonderland and Snow Park. Enjoy zip lines, desert bikes, traffic islands, aqua balls and more fun rides in the Wonderland area. You can do a lot of snow related activities instead of snow park. There are also many food courts to satisfy hunger. Located 13 km from Ahmedabad, this wonderland is open from 10 am to 8:30 am. In Wonderland, the fee is Rs 220 for adults and Rs 180 for children, while the Snow Park fee is Rs 450 for adults and Rs 400 for children.
Indrada Nature Park
Spread over 400 acres, Indrada Nature Park near Ahmedabad is an ideal picnic spot. It is the only dinosaur gallery in India, and is considered to be the second largest dinosaur egg hatchery in the world, which is a must visit for tourists. The park is divided into two parts for children to visit – Indrada Nature Park and Wilderness Park. The park is home to walk-in Avery, marine section, reptile section, botanical garden and camping facilities for recreational picnics. After visiting this park, you can also visit Sarovar Dam, which is 2 km away from this place. The park is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The entrance fee here is Rs 10 for adults and Rs 5 for children.
Tirupati Rishivan Adventure Park, Ahmedabad
Tirupati Rishivan Adventure Park is another great option if you are taking children with you. Near Ahmedabad, it is said to be the best picnic spot. Located on the shores of Sabarmati, it has many fun activities for kids, some activities like archery and paintball, jungle safari and 6D theater. The water park is also open during the summer. Another exciting feature of this amusement park is that it has replicas of the seven wonders of the world. The park is open from 8 am to 6:30 pm, and the fee for an adventure park here is Rs 100 per person, while the fee for a water park is Rs 300.
Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary
One of the popular natural picnic spots near Ahmedabad, Thol has an artificial lake in Mehsana district, where more than 150 species of exotic birds can be seen. If you are visiting this place with your children, be sure to bring a zoom lens or binoculars with you. With their help, you can see all kinds of birds here, from the tallest birds, stork cranes to spoonbills and geese. Also, you can watch the sunset here. The best time to visit here is from October to March, as well as from 6 am to 5:30 pm. Apart from this, the fee for the current day of the week is Rs 40 and the fee for the weekend is Rs 50.
The Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar is one of the largest temples in India. There is a wonderful picnic spot near Ahmedabad to visit with the whole family. There is an informative video museum depicting the life of Lord Swaminarayan, a children’s park and many restaurants to eat. Light and sound shows are also organized here in the evenings. Overall, this place has been ranked as an ideal picnic spot near Ahmedabad. The temple is closed on Mondays, on other days you can visit here between 9:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Splash the Fun World
Located on Sarkhej Sanand Road in Ahmedabad, Splash the Fun World is a popular hangout and weekend getaway near Ahmedabad. With more than 25 water rides and regular rides, there is also an artificial waterfall which is the main attraction of the place. The waterpark also has a river where you can swim. Holidays that are full of complexity are neither fun nor comfortable.