Ahmedabad is the largest city and capital of Gujarat. Although the city is not among the top tourist destinations but deserves to be visited at least once in life where the people are so friendly and love to serve people. The city has a good history, remarkable architectures, excellent museums, just fantastic foods and amazing nightlife. Being the sixth largest city in India, it takes quite a time to explore but the old city with Sabarmati River and other tourists spots will serve you in a unique experience for life.
Ahmedabad has a good historical background, many museums, fantastic art galleries and magnificent carved historic monuments like the Rani Mosques and the Stepwell at Adalaj. Central Ahmedabad is located in the area of Kalupur. Some of the best tourist attractions in Gujarat includes founded by honourable Mahatma Gandhi lying on the stretches of Sabarmati River, Jhulta Minara, Sidi Said Mosque known for its exotic scenes, Bhadra Fort, , Heritage Houses of Poles, Juma Masjid, represents wonderful architecture, Science city, Vaishnodevi Temple is a replica of famous Vaishnodevi temple, Amar Dham, Kankaria Lake, Kamla Nehru zoo. You must experience the Sabarmati Skyline Tour which serves a 350-meter long ride above 6 meters of the river.
Local Transport in Ahmedabad is quite good. Local Buses run by and Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) which serves every destination within the city. Fares of AMTS buses are quite cheap with a minimum cost of Rs.3 and maximum fare for longest route in Rs.25. Unlimited ride for a day is available in just Rs.45. The fares of BRTS are little higher that AMTS with a minimum fare of Rs.4 and maximum fare of Rs.36. Private Taxis and Auto Rickshaws are available throughout the city. Auto rickshaws are quite cheaper than Private Taxis which can cost around Rs.950 for 12 hours.
The serves as the International hub for many airlines. The (SVP) airport is located 15 km towards northeast from the city center in the area of Hansol. The airport serves direct International flights from/to New York via Mumbai, Muscat, Kuwait, Doha Qatar, Dubai, Singapore, and Sharjah. Cheap flights can be as cheap as Rs.6500-8000 for a one-way flight from/to Dubai.
The local language spoken in Gujarat is Gujarati. People are flexible with Hindi as well as English too so language is not an issue when you are not aware of the local language.
Ahmedabad is a lovely food hub. The city will make you a foodie eating every time. You may fill up your belly but your taste buds will never let you stop eating. Famous restaurants are located at every corner in the city. Some of the world-famous food in Ahmedabad includes Dhokla, Bhajiya, Khandvi, Haandvo, and Srikhand. Khakras, Fafdas, Mukhwas, Khaman, Pakoras, Paani wala Khaman and especially Jalebis are the best of the street foods in Ahmedabad. You can enjoy a complete typical Gujarati thali in just Rs.200-300 which includes salads, snacks, appetizers, bread, vegetable curries, pulses and sweets in a well-reputed restaurant. Street food can be enjoyed at cheap prices within Rs.60-70 per item.
Best Accommodation is available in Ahmedabad. Some of the best luxury hotels include Radisson Blu, Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad, Hyatt Ahmedabad and the . Best of 3-star hotels include Hotel Ritz Inn, Ginger Ahmedabad, and . You can have luxury room in Rs.4000-8000 and Rs.1700-3000 at 3-star hotel for a night.