Rain-soaked retreats: 8 scenic monsoon getaways from Ahmedabad you must plan NOW!

Rain-soaked retreats: 8 scenic monsoon getaways from Ahmedabad you must plan NOW!

Destinations that should be in your monsoon itinerary!

With the monsoon season offering relief from Ahmedabad's sweltering heat, now is the ideal time to plan a getaway. Whether you crave tranquil landscapes, cascading waterfalls, or historic charm, there's no shortage of options to explore. So, mark these 8 monsoon getaways from Ahmedabad that deserve a spot on your travel list!

1. Saputara

Nestled in the Sahyadri range, Saputara is Gujarat's only hill station. The lush greenery, serene lakes, and pleasant weather make it a perfect monsoon retreat. You can enjoy boating in Saputara Lake, visit Sunset Point, or take a walk in the picturesque Gira Falls nearby.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 400 km

2. Mount Abu

Mount Abu offers a cool escape from the heat with its picturesque lakes, green hills, and ancient temples. Enjoy boating on Nakki Lake, visit the Dilwara Temples, and trek to the scenic viewpoints like Honeymoon Point and Sunset Point. The monsoon season adds a touch of romance to this beautiful destination.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 230 km

3. Don Hill Station

Lesser known but equally captivating, Don Hill Station is located in the Dang district. It offers pristine natural beauty with dense forests, waterfalls, and scenic trails. The monsoon transforms this place into a verdant paradise.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 400 km

4. Junagadh

A historical city at the foot of Girnar Hills, Junagadh is known for its rich heritage and natural beauty. The monsoon season makes the Girnar trek even more thrilling. Don’t miss the Uparkot Fort, Mahabat Maqbara, and the Sakkarbaug Zoo.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 320 km

5. Zarwani Waterfall

Located in the Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary near Kevadiya, Zarwani Waterfalls is a serene spot to enjoy nature's beauty. The hike to the waterfall is adventurous and the sight of the waterfall amidst the lush greenery is worth the effort.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 200 km

6. Wilson Hills

Wilson Hills, near Dharampur, is one of the few hill stations in Gujarat. With an elevation of around 750 meters, it offers a pleasant climate and stunning views of the surrounding valleys and the Arabian Sea. Monsoon adds a touch of magic with mist-covered landscapes and flowing streams.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 370 km

7. Kevadiya

Home to the Statue of Unity, Kevadiya is an emerging tourist destination. The monsoon season adds to the charm of Sardar Sarovar Dam and the surrounding landscapes. The Valley of Flowers, Butterfly Garden, and various viewpoints make it a delightful experience.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 200 km

8. Taranga Jain Temples

For a mix of spirituality and nature, visit Taranga Jain Temples. The ancient temples are set against the backdrop of the Aravalli Hills, and the monsoon showers enhance the beauty of this sacred place. It's an excellent spot for history buffs and nature lovers alike.

Distance from Ahmedabad: 130 km

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