Every change of season is a cause for celebration. But after the blazing hot summer in Gujarat, the first rain is always a relief. Every Indian wants to eat those delicious “Garam Garam Bhajiyas” and “Bhutta” corn. Apart from that, if you are Ahmedabadi, there are several must visit places near ahmedabad monsoon that are even more better after the first rain.
The Serenity Library & Botanical Garden
If you are one of those people who like to read in the cold weather, all curled up in a blanket with a hot beverage, then this is one of the places that you will enjoy. If you don’t fit into this category and you like to breathe that refreshing earthy smell of wet soil after rains, then you can go to the garden beside the library. This is that place that each person with different preferences would like to go and enjoy. So if you are in Ahmedabad with your family, this is the place to visit after the first rain. Its less than 30 minutes away from Ahmedabad by a vehicle.
The scenic beauty of waterfall is magnified tenfold after a rainfall. After 2 hours drive from Ahmedabad, you will reach this beautiful as well as vivacious waterfall that will take your breath away. You can picnic here too, as there is a rocky terrain around the waterfall where you can sit down. You can also go Camel riding here and get a tour of this place.
This place is for the nature lovers. We have hills, flora, fauna, and even a Safari, all of which will be lively after the first rain. But of course there is trekking involved. Make it an all day trip and treat yourself to all the gifts that the nature has to offer. Also, it used to be a hiding place for rulers so you also have some historical sites that you can explore.
These three are the best places to be after the first rain. Other places that are also worth going are –
Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary in Thol (1 hour drive from Ahmedabad) Pink Flamingos, a golden sunset and the breeze rippling the waters of the shallow reservoir that is Thol Lake, it’s romantic, beautiful vibe that will translate not only visually but also put you in a wonderful mood.
Nalsarovar (1 and a half hour drive from Ahmedabad), both of which are equally enchanting in the beginning of monsoon.
Must visit places near ahmedabad monsoon