Weekend Getaways from Rajkot

Weekend getaway tours form an integral part of tourism at Rajkot. Surendranagar, Palace of Wankaner, Gondal, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Tarnetar, etc. are some of the important weekend getaways from Rajkot.

A list of the weekend tours from Rajkot is given below:

Gondal - Gondal is located about 60 kilometers from Junagadh. Gondal houses a number of sites that adds delight to tourism in Gujarat. To name a few:
  • Orchard Palace
  • Riverside Palace
  • Royal Garage
  • Bhuvaneshwari Stud Farm
  • Swaminarayan Temple
Tarnetar - Tarnetar fair, associated with Draupadi's 'swayamvar', is celebrated by the tribal people of Gujarat. Tarnetar fair is a three day fair that is celebrated between 4th - 6th days of Shukla Paksha.

Jamnagar - Jamnagar provides a lot of opportunities for tourism. Among the popular destinations for sightseeing in Jamnagar are:
  • Solarium
  • Pratap Vilas Palace
  • Bhujio Kotho
  • Shantinath Mandir
  • Lakhota Fort
Porbander - Porbander is the birthplace of M K Gandhi. Besides, Porbander also houses a number of tourist destinations that adds delight to the weekend trips in Rajkot. Some of the major sites in Porbander are:
  • Huzoor Palace
  • Kirti Mandir
  • Manu Temple
  • Sartanji Choro
Palace of Wankaner - Built by Maharana Raj Shri Amarsinghji, Palace of Wankaner is one of the famous destinations around Rajkot. Situated in the Gadhio hills, Palace of Wankaner is renowned for its collection of royal artifacts and hunting trophies. The collection at the Palace of Wankaner include:
  • Thrones
  • Duelling pistols
  • Pig sticking spears
  • Stuffed animals of 95 species
  • Paintings
  • Shields and daggers
  • Linen chests
  • Silver plated howdahs
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Last Updated on 07/06/2013