Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The bustling metropolis city with rich Mughal heritage is best known for its festival Navratri. The city offers few fun activities to discover on weekend in the city. While, Surat is the second largest city of the state. It is located on the banks of River Tapi. It is fastest growing city among all. It offers many attractions to spend weekend’s quality time with friends and family.
Top 5 Interesting Things to do This Weekend in Ahmedabad
5. Street Shopping
In the city, shop for the traditional handicrafts and colorful cloths at the Law Garden Night Market. Here you can find different artsy parts of the state like Kutch, Surat and Saurashtra region. The market blooms into the lights and colors in the evening. Explore the rich ethnic wears of Gujarati Community along with costume jewelry. The main attraction of this market is Ghagra Choli, which is the worn during the festival of Navaratri.
4. Heritage Tour
The two step wells, Mata Bhawani ni Vav and Dada Hari ni Vav, are best known for their carved walls, columns and floral sculptures. Both the step wells are main heritage attractions situated 8 kms away from the city. Take a day tour at these architectural places and explore the seven story structural display of filtered sunlight through various levels.
3. Bird Watching
A perfect place for nature lovers is Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, situated about 65 kms from Ahmedabad. Here people can find more than 250 species of exotic birds, including migratory birds coming from Siberia and other cold regions. The place is a shallow beautiful lake, where people enjoy weekend trip and add a charm of nature and wildlife. People can enjoy boating, angling and horse riding other than bird watching.
Sabarmati Riverfront is well developed place of Ahmedabad. The entire riverfront has a panoramic view of city’s landscape. Enjoy the recreational activities like Zip lining at this beautiful location. It offers magnificent walkway over the river. One can visit historic Sabarmati Ashram as well. Experience an aerial rope slide and move across the other part of the river. It takes only one minute to cross the line through zip lining.
1. Adventure Sports
The largest lake of the city is Kanakaria Lake, which is the regular hangout spot. The lake is well developed and perfect for strolls, offers plenty of adventure and entertaining activities for adults and kids as well, such as boating, jet skies, segway ride, bubble ride, bowling alley and bungee jumping. Take a tour with friends and family at this beautiful lake of the city.
Top 5 Interesting Things to do This Weekend in Surat
5. Historical Visit – Surat Castle
Surat Castle is an old 16th century monument of the city. It is located on the bank of the River Tapi. Also known as Old Fort, it is a prominent landmark of the city. The castle contains It is famous for its incredible strengthened construction. The castle contains huge towers at the corners and quite huge walls. The gateway of the castle is the main attraction which opens towards the east direction.
Get some action packed fun with friends and family at the Warzone Paintball. It is located in Citylights, the busting area of the city. Indulge in thrilling games after busy schedule at this place. Dress up like soldiers and play with enthusiasm. There is a space to eat and relax available at this place.
Have a relaxing and peaceful weekend tour to Tithal Beach, which is situated at the coast of Valsad District, 88 Kms from Surat. It is an ideal beach for sightseeing with an amazing view of beautiful surroundings. It is a beach of black sand which gives the wonderful ambience. This is the best beach for walk, kite flying, football, beach golf etc.
2. Water Sports
Enjoy water adventure at the water cum theme park Blue Adventures. The places offers wide range of activities like Jet-Ski, Kayaking, Speed Boating and Bumper Ride. Couples can also enjoy romantic sail on a paddle boat. Weekend is a perfect time to visit the place and have an exhilarating experience.
1. Bird Watching
The bird watchers’ paradise, Gavier Lake is an exotic wetland. It serves as a natural habitat for exotic bird species like Indian Peafowl, Purple Sunbird, Blue Kingfisher, Yellow Woodpecker and many more. The lake is a great site to catch a view of migratory birds in the early morning. It is a wonderful experience to take a mesmerizing weekend tour to this calm place with bird chirping.