Today morning, check out and visit:
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park: Champaner – Pavagadh Archaeological Park is a UNSECO World Heritage Site near Vadodara on the foothills of the Pavagadh Hill. It is located around the historical city of Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it after the name of his friend and general Champa, also known later as Champaraj. In the 15th Century, it was conquered by the Sultan Mahumud Begada and became the Capital of Gujarat for a brief time. The heritage site is studded with forts with bastions starting from the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner. The park's landscape includes archaeological, historic and living cultural heritage monuments such as chalcolithic sites, a hill fortress of an early Hindu capital, and remains of the 16th-century capital of the state of Gujarat. There are palaces, entrance gates and arches, mosques, tombs and temples, residential complexes, agricultural structures and water installations such as stepwells and tanks, dating from the 8th to the 14th centuries. It was inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, a first in Gujarat State. Proceed towards Ahmedabad (150 kms/3 Hours) and visit:
Kankaria Lake: Ahmedabad which used to be the erstwhile capital of the state of Gujarat continues to be the prime commercial city of the state. Modernity blends in harmoniously with the past in each and every section which becomes evident as one takes a tour of the city. And amongst the metropolis's top sightseeing attractions that attract tourists and holidaymakers from all parts of the world is the Kankaria Lake. The lake, whose origins can be traced back to the 15th century, is about a mile circumferentially and has a span of nearly 4 sq km and serves as the lungs of the city's south eastern section. The Kankaria Lake together with its lakefront and the surrounding areas once enjoyed a pride of place in the hearts of the urban residents owing to its graceful environs. The chief attractions that draw in the crowds are the Kankaria Zoo, kids' amusement park, Balvatika, Kids City, toy trains, ballooning complex, Nagina Wadi, joyrides, and stony Mural Park, and others. Overnight at Ahmedabad.