Best family weekend getaways from Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad, the largest city in the state of Gujarat, is an emerging tourist destination in itself. If you are a tourist visiting Ahmedabad, we can assure you that you will have enough to see and experience for at least a month. If you are a localite, yes you will need our recommendations on the best family weekend getaways from Ahmedabad.
Go ahead, choose from our list of weekend getaways suggestions and cater to your wanderlust –

Weekend Getaway #1 Silvassa

Situated between Gujrat and Maharashtra, Silvassa is capital of the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. A former Portuguese colony, it is famous for its wildlife sanctuaries, scenic beauty, and water sports, which your kids will love.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 376km
Best time to visit Silvassa: November-June
Ideal Duration of Stay in Silvassa: 1-2 days
Approximate travel time: 7 hours
Main attractions: Rivers& Lakes, & water sport
Best suitable for: Family and kids, and couples

Weekend Getaway #2 Kutch

Ancient temples, magnificent architectures, endless deserts, people in vibrant attires, and some of the finest textile work- you will get all in the Kutch region. It is the land of colors and culture and it surely could be a nice choice for your next weekend getaway with family.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 402km
Best time to visit Kutch: July-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Kutch: 2-3 days
Approximate travel time: 7 hours
Main attractions: Beaches, wildlife, deserts
Best suitable for: Family and kids, Couples

Weekend Getaway #3 Diu

Diu is a tiny island with natural beauty and calmness in abundance, linked by a bridge to Gujarat’s southern coast. If you are tired of big cities of Gujarat and want to spend some time with family and nature, Diu is the right place for you. Go for a drive on buttery smooth roads of Diu or calm your nerves with a beer on Diu’s beach, you will find it perfect either ways.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 355km
Best time to visit Diu: July-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Diu: 2-3 days
Approximate travel time: 8 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Beaches, Road trip
Best suitable for: Family and children

Weekend Getaway #4 Gir

Gir is the weekend getaway which will change your life for ever – you will become a wildlife lover once you have been to Gir at least once. Asiatic Lions is just one of the animals you will see in the Gir forests. Gir is an apt place for adventure lovers. It is a very popular destination for weekend getaways for people living in Ahemdabad.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 364km
Best time to visit Gir: July-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Gir: 1 day
Approximate travel time: 7 hours
Main attractions: Wildlife
Best suitable for: Family, Kids

Weekend Getaway #5 Champaner-Pavagadh

Remarked as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Champaner has well preserved thousand year old palaces and forts, temples and several mosques. Along with a great history of destruction and formation, Champaner could be your next choice for weekend getaways.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 147km
Best time to visit Champaner-Pavagadh: October-February
Ideal Duration of Stay in Champaner-Pavagadh: 1-2 days
Approximate travel time: 3 hours
Main attractions: Heritage
Best suitable for: Family, Kids

Weekend Getaway #6 Udaipur

City palace, Udaipur - weekend getaway from Ahmedabad

Udaipur is an exciting weekend getaway option for families in Ahmedabad


Nicknamed as “Venice of East” and also known as most romantic city of India, Udaipur is located in the hills of Aravalli. Udaipur is city which defines beauty. It’s a popular tourist attraction because of its lakes, palaces, monuments and well preserved culture since ages.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 256km
Best time to visit Udaipur: October-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Udaipur: 2-3 days
Approximate travel time: 5 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Palace Rivers & Lakes,
Best suitable for: Family, Kids, Couples

Weekend Getaway #7 Mount Abu

Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan and it attracts people from all over the India and world alike. If you are living in Gujrat, Mount Abu is an awesome destination for weekend getaways for families, couples and friends.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 226km
Best time to visit Mount Abu: October-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Mount Abu: 2-3 days
Approximate travel time: 5 hours
Main attractions: Temples, Hills & Valleys, Rivers & Lakes,
Best suitable for: Family and kids, friends

Weekend Getaway #8 Chittorgarh

Marking its existence since the age of Mahabharata, Chittorgarh still holds its beauty of temples and the great forts including Chittaur fort, water fort, Padmini fort, Kalika Mata temple, and many more monuments proudly reflecting the historical and architectural importance of Chittorgarh.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 368km
Best time to visit Chittorgarh: October-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Chittorgarh: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 7 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Deserts
Best suitable for: Family, Kids

Weekend Getaway #9 Patan

No other place is more peaceful, meditative, and serene as Patan. Patan is a spiritual city and it is totally dedicated to Gods and goddesses. It is also an unruffled tourist destination where you can take all of your family for a good weekend break.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 126km
Best time to visit Patan: October-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Patan: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 3 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Religious places
Best suitable for: Family and kids

Weekend Getaway #10 Daman

Daman is a small and truly beautiful port situated near Gujarat. Daman is a dreamland for people who are living in Ahemdabad and want to enjoy a weekend with their family, friends or partner. The beaches, beautiful architecture, fantastic forts, coconut groves and cheap liquor make it a cool destination for weekend getaways.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 365km
Best time to visit Daman: October-April
Ideal Duration of Stay in Daman: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 6 hours
Main attractions: Beaches
Best suitable for: Family, Kids, Friends, couples

Weekend Getaway #11 Jodhpur

Umaid bhawan, Jodhpur - weekend getaway from Ahmedabad

Jodhour is colorful & vibrant and makes for a good weekend break. Though personally we feel, Jodhpur deserves a much longer stay.


Jodhpur is not only one of the prominent tourist destinations of Rajasthan but also an awesome choice for weekend getaway from Ahmedabad. The mesmerizing scenic view of nature and magnificent palaces and forts are magnetic points that attract other magnets called: People.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 454km
Best time to visit Jodhpur: November-February
Ideal Duration of Stay in Jodhpur: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 8 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Deserts, & Forts
Best suitable for: Family, children, friends, couples

Weekend Getaway #12 Saputara

Pick up any season out of the calendar and this slightly different hill station will welcome you with all is natural beauty, tribal culture and many more things. Saputara is a perfect getaway for weekends with or without your family.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 400km
Best time to visit Saputara: March-November
Ideal Duration of Stay in Saputara: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 7 hours
Main attractions: Rivers, Lakes, Hills & Valleys
Best suitable for: Family, Friends, couples

Weekend Getaway #13 Jawhar

Jawhar is a small hill station located in the Thane district of Maharashtra. It is an ideal place to spend some time in nature’s lap away from the hectic schedule of daily life. The best way to explore this exotic place is by foot.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 459km
Best time to visit Jawhar: September-April
Ideal Duration of Stay in Jawhar: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 8 hours
Main attractions: Hills & Valleys, Heritage, Religious places
Best suitable for: Family, Friends, couples

Weekend Getaway #14 Suryamal

Located in the hills of Thane district of Maharashtra, Suryamal is a vogue tourist destination that will embrace you in nature’s arms. Covering a small area on land, Suryamal once visited can become a habit for life. Its ineffable and fascinating views from hilltop will take your breath away!
Distance from Ahmedabad: 496km
Best time to visit Suryamal: September-May
Ideal Duration of Stay in Suryamal: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 9 hours
Main attractions: Hills & Valleys, Trekking, wildlife
Best suitable for: Family, Friends, couples

Weekend Getaway #15 Somnath

Somnath Mahadev temple is the biggest attraction here. The first historical temple at Somnath was built between 320 and 500 AD – and ever since been destroyed and reconstructed many times. Somnath is a popular pilgrimage center, which also doubles up as a weekend getaway for families. Besides the Somnath temple, the other important places to visit are Lakshmi Narayan temple, Triveni sangam, Bhalka teerth etc.
Distance from Ahmedabad: 381km
Best time to visit Somnath: September-March
Ideal Duration of Stay in Somnath: 1-2 day
Approximate travel time: 8 hours
Main attractions: Heritage, Temples, Beaches
Best suitable for: Family and kids, family elderly

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