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Vadodara is located on the banks of the river Vishwamitri and boasts of a rich historical as well as cultural background. The city has long been a favorite among the Gaekwads, and is home to a number of palaces, parks, and excellent museums.

Vadodara is a rapidly growing industrial city that has a lot of industries that manufacture a great variety of goods and articles for various utilities. Vadodara offers testimony to the rule of the Mughals and also the Britons. Vadodara tour packages include visits to the city's various interesting tourist attractions.

History of Vadodara

Explore the history of Vadodara that has endured many changes yet still makes its presence felt in the pages of history. The history of Vadodara takes us back to 812 AD. The name of the city has changed many times according to the whims and fancies of the different rulers.

Vadodara has many historical monuments and architecture that reveal the town's past history and glory. Vadodara tourism packages are available at attractive rates and cover a whole lot of fun and excitement for the tourists seeking the wholesome pleasure of travel.

The ancient edifices and architectural monuments in the city illustrate the artistic excellence and aestheticism of ancient times. Vadodara tour itinerary embrace the interesting facts which affirm that this city was under the rule of the Hindu rulers until around 1297 AD. Thereafter, the Muslim rulers who belonged to the Sultanate of Delhi took over the city, and later on it came to be known as the Gujarat Sultanate.

Tourist Attraction of Vadodara

Though there are numerous tourist attractions to watch out for, the one that deserves a must-visit is the Sayaji Bagh. It is a huge park and is well-maintained. Vadodara tour packages also include a visit to the Baroda Museum and the Art Gallery, which feature an array of Egyptian antiquities, as well as Indian sculptures and ancient manuscripts. The art gallery houses numerous Mughal miniatures and magnificent works of European masters.

Though there are numerous tourist attractions to watch out for, the one that deserves a must visit is the Sayaji Bagh. It is a huge park and is well maintained. Vadodara Itinerary also focus on the Baroda museum as well as Art gallery which are famous for the various collections of artifacts that include a compilation of Egyptian antiquities, besides the Indian sculptures and ancient manuscripts. The art gallery houses the numerous Mughal miniatures and magnificent works of European masters.

Tourists wanting more on their 1 day trip near Vadodara can also go for excursions to the nearby town of Champaner, which is located at a distance of 47 km to the northeast of Vadodara. This town is famous for a lot of charming attractions that, include the Jama Masjid.

Dabhoi town is 29 km southeast of Baroda and is regarded as an example of Hindu military architecture from the 13th century. Dakor is known for its Temple of Ranchodrai. These are some of the places in the vicinity of Vadodara worth paying a visit.

Best Places to visit in Vadodara for your Memorable Trip

The city of Vadodara offers so many places for tourists to visit. Here are a few of the most popular ones:

  • Makarpura Palace - This place is very famous for its architecture. Students are also trained here and are operated by the Indian Air Force.
  • Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park - It is one of the Archaeological parks and is well known for its surroundings and architectural designs.
  • Sayaji Gardens - This place consists of a zoo, museums, and so much more. It is also one of the most famous sightseeing places.
  • EME temple - This temple is dedicated to one of the forms of Lord Shiva and is famous for its collection of ancient statues.
  • Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary - If you're looking for a place to take a picnic, then this is the place to go. Trekking, camping, and other adventure activities are available to tourists here. We offer one-day tour packages from Vadodara to visit this place.

Vadodara has many other places worth visiting. Book your Vadodara packages complete by adding the places you wish to see.

How to reach Vadodara

To reach Vadodara, you have several ways of transportation such as flight, train, bus, etc. You can select the one which is more convenient for you.

  • By Flight: Vadodara has its own airport that operates regular flights. From all major cities in the country, you can book a flight to Vadodara.
  • By Train: Vadodara has its own railway station, so train tickets can be booked from any major city and you can get there easily. We also offer tour packages from Vadodara by train for those who want to explore the surrounding areas.
  • By Road: Getting to Vadodara is very easy since the roads are well-maintained and well-connected. You can hire a taxi or drive your own vehicle.

For a hassle-free experience, you can also book our Vadodara tour packages that include the best transportation service.

Indian Holiday offers Vadodara tour packages for tourists. The packages we curate are designed in such a way that they perfectly meet the needs of our customers. Our Vadodara tour packages include all the amenities such as sightseeing, food, accommodation, etc. Call us today to book your package. We will make sure that you have a great time.


Best Vadodara Holiday Packages

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7 Days Gujarat Tour with Statue of Unity

6 N / 7 D

Ahmedabad - Vadodara - Rajkot - Dwarka - Somnath - Ahmedabad

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Statue of Unity and Narmada Package tour

3 N / 4 D

Mumbai - Surat - Narmada - Kevadia - Mumbai

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Statue of Unity Package from Ahmedabad

2 N / 3 D

Bhavnagar (1N), Vadodara (1N)

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Complete Gujarat Tour Package

17 N / 18 D

Mumbai – Bhuj - Gondal - Sasangir - Diu - Bhavnagar – Utelia - Zainabad - Vadodara - Ahmedabad - Mumbai

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Best of Gujarat Heritage Tour

8 N / 9 D

Vadodara - Ahmedabad – Jambughoda - Uthelia - Bhavnagar - Gondal – Wankaner - Ahmedabad

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Gujarat Cultural Tour with Diu

12 N / 13 D

Ahmedabad – Dasada – Bhuj – Rajkot – Sasangir – Diu – Bhavnagar - Vadodara

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Incredible Gujarat Tour

9 N / 10 D

Vadodara - Chhota Udepur - Ahemdabad - Palitana - Gir - Gondal - Dasada - Balaram - Ahmedabad

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Gujarat Tribal Tour with Gir

13 N / 14 D

Mumbai – Vadodara – Chhota Udaipur (Chhota Udaipur)– Ahmedabad – Poshina - Zainabad – Bhuj - Wankaner – Bhavnagar - Gir – Mumbai

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FAQs of Vadodara Tours

Q: Where is Vadodara situated?

Ans: Vadodara is also known as Baroda, located in the bank of Vishwamitri river. It’s a large city in the state of Gujarat.

Q: What is the best time to visit Vadodara?

Ans: The best time to visit Vadodara is from October to March.

Q: What are the most popular places to visit in Vadodara?

Ans: Vadodara is a treasure trove of cultural and architectural heritage. It is known for gardens, lavish palaces, ancient temples, and memorials. The most important places to visit in Vadodara are:

Laxmi Vilas Palace: It is one of the must visit places in India. The private residence of Sayajirao Gaekwad III, it is designed in the Indu - Saracenic style, which is the hybrid of Hindu, Mughal and Gothic architectural forms. It is spread in an area of 700 acres along with some other buildings in this complex. You can see the Banquets, Maharaja Fateh singh museum, Moti Baugh Palace, Conventions etc. Fateh Singh museum is the school for the Maharajas children. Now in this museum you can see the paintings of Raja Ravi Verma and also several collection of artefacts from all over the World.

Vadodara Museum and Picture Gallery: It is also a must visit place in Vadodara where you can see the antiques from Geology to Archeology. It was built by the Gaekwad and you can also see the personal collection of Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

The most important is the 109 paintings from Mughal items, which are the Persian version of Mahabharata, which is commissioned by Mughal Emperor Akbar.

Champaner-Pavagarh Archeological Park: It is located 41kms from Vadodara, located in the Panchmahal District of Gujrat, included in World Heritage site. It’s famous for its architecture with the combination of Hindu-Islamic design. It’s It has both Mythological and historical importance.

Sayaji Gardens: It is one of the largest gardens in West India with an area of 45 acres , housing 02 museum, 01 Zoo, 1 toy train for children , a clock Tower and one Planetarium. Here you can see the flora and different variety of trees. This park is dedicated to Sayajirao Gaekwad III.

BAPS Sri Swami Narayan Temple: This fascinating temple is very beautiful architecture. The positive vibes inside the temple gives you a deep energy and you can taste the mouthwatering dishes at the restaurant outside the temple.

ISCKON Vadodara: This temple is located in the city center with an area of 2500 sq. ft. Visit this temple to seek Lord Krishna’s blessings. You can enjoy pure vegetation food outside the temple even without Onion and Garlic.

Statue of Unity: One of the must visit tourist attractions in Vadodara. It is approx. 76 kms away from City Center. It is located in Gujrat and situated in the bank of river Narmada overlooking Narmada Dam (Sardar Sarovar Dam). This is the world’s tallest statue 182 meters tall and a perfect patronage to Sardar Bhallav Bhai Patel, the Iron man of India. It was built to encourage Indians with his Patriotism and struggle for the country.

Here you will see museum, audio –visual hall showing his struggle for the country, his life and laser show on the Coalition of India.

Viewing Gallery is one of the major attraction there, also the Valley of Flowers.

It is open on all the day from 9 AM – 6 PM, visitors need to pay entry fees.

Adult fees – INR 120
Child – INR 60
Viewing Gallery – INR 320 (Same rate for Adults/Children)

Makarpura Palace: It was built as a summer palace by the family of Gaekwads and constructed in Italian style. But it was remain unused as the royal family’s loved to spend their summer time in Nilgiri hills. So, later it was converted in a training school by Indian Air Force.

Q: What are the nearby tourist places you can visit while touring Vadodara?

Ans: You can visit Ahmedabad, Modhera, Pathan, Dwarka, Somnath, Diu, Gir, Palitana, Rann of Kutch along with Vadodara etc.

One need minimum 01 week to 10 -15 days duration to cover all of these places.

Q: Which language used in Vadodara?

Ans: The official language is Gujarati, but Marathi, Hindi, English, Urdu languages are also spoken in the city.

Q: What kind of hotels we can get in Vadodara?

Ans: Here you don’t get much choice of hotels, especially in different star category of hotels. Some of the recommended hotels are hereunder:

  • Express Tower – 4*star
  • 1589 GENX – 4*star
  • The Fern Residency – 4*star
  • Welcome hotel Vadodara – 5*Star
  • Gateway hotel – 5*star
  • Lemon Tree hotel – 4*star
  • Pride Brizontel – 3*star
  • Ginger Hotel – 3*star
  • Lords inn – 3*star
Q: How to reach Vadodara?

Ans: Please find different ways to reach Vadodara:

By Air: There is an airport in Vadodara, which is connected with all the major cities of India.
By Road: Vadodara is well connected by bus from neighboring cities and states.
By Train: Vadodara station is the rail head to the city, there are trains to Trichy from major cities in India.

Q: What kind of clothing advisable in Vadodara?

Ans: There’s no dress restriction in Vadodara. But advisable to wear modest dresses while visit in the temples. During summer time it is advisable to wear cotton light cloths.

Q: What are the most important festivals in Vadodara and nearby places?

Ans: Vadodara is a Sanskari Nagri, people celebrate the festivals with a special dance form called “Garba”. Some of the main fairs and festivals celebrated in Vadodara are Diwali, Uttarayana, Holi, Eid, Gudi Padwa, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navaratri, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti and Maha Shivaratri.

Q: What are the best things to buy in Vadodara?

Ans:Some of the products must buy in Vadodara are as follows:

  • Handicrafts
  • Paintings
  • Ethnic wear
  • Silver Jewelry
  • Applique Quilts
  • Furniture
  • Wall Hangings
  • Toys
  • Gujarati Snacks
Q: What are the main cuisines of Vadodara?

Ans: In the hotels and restaurants you will get multi-cuisine options. Gujrat is famous for its lip-smacking snacks and dishes, which one should taste while you are in the state. Some of them are listed below:

  • Fafda and Jalebi
  • Selva usar
  • Dabeli
  • Farsan
  • Vada Pav
  • Pav Bhaji
  • Khichdi with Buttermilk and pickle
Q: How many days are required to Vadodara?

Ans: You need 3 days to visit the famous tourist attractions of Vadodara.