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About Vadodara

Vadodara Holiday Packages

Situated by River Vishwamitri, Vadodara, formerly called Baroda, is the second-largest city in Gujarat. Known as the ‘Cultural capital of Gujarat,’ Vadodara is famous for its grand celebration of Navratri, a biannual Hindu festival honoring Goddess Durga.
Formerly known as Chandravati after the ruler Raja Chandan, the city is deeply rooted in rich culture and heritage.

DiscoverMyTravel offers Vadodara Tour Packages to explore one of the best places to visit in Gujarat. Specially mapped out by our travel experts, these travel packages provide a hassle-free experience. They are easily customizable according to your convenience. You would want to go back again once you explore these places.

Best Tourist Places To Explore In Vadodara

1. Laxmi Vilas Palace

What’s Special: Intriguing architecture

Timings: 9:30 am to 5 pm, closed on Mondays

Transportation Option: Taxi, auto

Home to the Gaekwads, the royal family of Vadodara, Laxmi Vilas Palace, was built in the Indo-Saracenic style. The shooting of Indian films like Dil Hi Toh Hai, Prem Rog, and others took place on the palace premises. A tribrid of the Hindu, Mughal, and Gothic architectural forms, the palace contains 170 rooms accommodating just two people, the Maharaja and the Maharani. Visit this palace in Vadodara Tour Packages to explore the rich cultural history.

2. Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

What’s Special: Galleries, artifacts

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm, closed on Mondays

Transportation Option: Auto, taxi

Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum was once a school for Maharaja Gaekwad’s children, later converted into a Museum. The museum houses sculptures of the Gaekwad family and some famous personalities of Vadodara, Paintings made by Raja Ravi Verma, utensils, and many other artifacts. Specific areas such as the Greek-Roman Gallery, European Gallery, Pagdi Room, Study Room, and many more exhibit the ancient history of Vadodara. Pay a visit to this museum in your Vadodara travel package.

3. Sayaji Baug (Sayaji Gardens)

What’s Special: Museum, Planetarium

Timings: 5 am to 11 pm

Transportation Option: Taxi, auto

Named after Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad, Sayaji Baug is also known as Kamati Baug. Surrounded by a wide variety of trees, it is one of the enormous public gardens in Western India. The Baug premises house Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, Sardar Patel Planetarium, Sayaji Zoo, an aquarium, Toy Train, and a Flower Clock. This place has a lot of fun to offer people of all ages.

4. Sursagar Lake

What’s Special: Enchanting views

Timings: 8 am to 7 pm

Transportation Option: Auto, taxi

Earlier known as Chandan Talao, Sursagar Lake, encircled by a walking track, offers a mesmerizing view of the lake. A popular place to enjoy boating, the lake has a 120 feet tall idol of Sarveshwar Mahadev in the middle. Outside the lake premises, one can explore Mangal Bazaar for retail therapy. Vadodara tourism packages offer a visit to this enchanting spot.

5. EME Temple (Dakshinamurthi Temple)

What’s Special: Symbolises secularism

Timings: 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, closed on Sundays

Transportation Option: Taxi, auto

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME) Temple is a uniquely designed temple with war scraps and Aluminium sheets. Maintained by the Indian Army, the temple promotes secularism. Devoted to Lord Dakshinamurthi, the temple has a tower representing Christianity, the golden structure over the tower rendering Buddhism, the Kalash depicting Hinduism, the dome signifying Islam, and the entrance portraying Jainism. It should be a must-visit location in your Vadodara trip package.

6. Kirti Mandir

What’s Special: Sacred spot

Timings: 9 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 5:30 pm

Transportation Option: Auto, taxi

An establishment of temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kirti Mandir, was built to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the administration of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III and commemorate the deceased members of the Gaekwad family. The temple houses paintings, photographs, coins, weapons, and intricately-carved murals. The center of attraction, a shikara, has carvings of the moon, the sun, the Earth, and the map of undivided India.

7. BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir

What’s Special: Spiritual significance

Timings: 7:30 am to 12 noon and 4 pm to 8:15 pm, closed on Mondays

Transportation Option: Taxi, auto

A selfless service drive, Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) promotes spiritual and cultural activities. The temple houses murtis of Shri Nilkanth Varni, Shri Ghanshyam Maharaj, Shri Harikrishna Maharaj & Shri Lakshmi-Narayan Dev, and Bhagwan Swaminarayan, Gunatitanand Swami & Shri Gopalanand Swami. Throughout the year, a celebration of all the Indian festivals takes place in the temple.

Best Time To Visit Vadodara

March to June

The summer season is not an ideal time to plan a trip to Vadodara because of the hot weather. The scorching heat makes it challenging to explore the city.

July to September

Vadodara receives moderate rainfall and gives relief from the summer-scorching heat. It is a good time for sightseeing, and one can witness the lush greenery after a rain shower.

October to February

The winter season is the perfect time to visit Vadodara. Because of the pleasant weather, sightseeing becomes smooth.

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Ahmedabad Vadodara Sasan Gir Diu Ahmedabad Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹26000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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Ahmedabad Vadodara Sasan Gir Diu Ahmedabad Tour Package 1 Night Ahmedabad | 1 Night Vadodara | 1 Night Sasan Gir | 1 Night Diu | 1 Night Ahmedabad

6 Days & 5 Nights

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