Waghai Garden, Ahwa

CategoryGarden

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressWaghai Garden, NH-360, Ambapada, Ahwa, Dang, Guajrat.

pincode394730

DistrictDang

About Waghai Garden, Ahwa

Transportation

BY ROAD The park lies close to National Highway 8 and is bisected by the Waghai-Vansda State Highway. The nearest town is Waghai, 4km away. It is 28 km from Ahwa, 40 km from Billimora, and 60 km from Saputara. The area is easiest explored with a private vehicle, but public transport is available, though less convenient. There are buses from Surat, Billimora, and Valsad to Vansda village, and from there you can hire a jeep to the park for about Rs 50/- per person. There are no taxi operations close to Vansda, but you can also get a cab from Surat, Bilimora or Valsad. By ST bus, Ahwa, the district headquarters and on a plateau from which begins the ascenscion from Waghai to Saputara, is often the most convenient place to arrive in the Dangs.

BY RAIL The nearest railway station is Waghai. The narrow gauge rail link connecting Ahwa to Billimora runs through the park, but ask around to check if its still functioning when you come here.

BY AIR The nearest airport is in Surat, 120 km away.

History

It is a large (24-hectare) garden with 1,400 varieties of plants from all over India. The amateur nature lover can marvel at different varieties of bamboo like the Chinese Bamboo, Golden Bamboo, Beer Bottle Bamboo, etc. and enjoy strolling along the beautiful walkways each lined with different species of tree. Visitors can also pick up cactus plants and enjoy a picnic at the picnic spot in the garden. Permission is required to enter. Drinking water and toilet facilities are available.


Waghai is a town in the Dang District of the southern part of Gujarat state in India.And also Taluka of dang district. Waghai is about 32 km north from the district headquarters of Ahwa.

Famous for

the Garden is equipped with interpretation center, library, research and demonstration center, meeting hall, drinking water and sanitation, canteen and a rest house.


There is a collection of about 8000 Herbarium sheets of 1000 species. The Garden is divided into several plots representing different forest types such as evergreen, moist deciduous, dry deciduous, scrub and thorn, arid zone etc. as classified by Hutchison and Seth. Besides these, the garden has other separate plots like taxonomy plot, medicinal plot, bamboo plot, palm plot, Dangs plot, orchid plot and rose plot. Apart from excellent collection of cactus, the garden contains variety of bamboo species such as Chinese bamboo, Golden bamboo, Beer bottle bamboo etc.

Best time to Visit

Gardens visit time is monsoon time is good or winter season is good for visit this garden. There is so many beautiful flowers blooming in spring season.

Best time to Go

Morning time is the ever best time to go also early morning 6am. The garden is open from 8am-6pm and entry is free.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Saputara
    to
    Ahmedabad
    420km
  • Saputara
    to
    Ambaji
    600km
  • Saputara
    to
    Amreli
    708km
  • Saputara
    to
    Bharuch
    238km
  • Saputara
    to
    Bhavnagar
    589km
  • Saputara
    to
    Bhuj
    774km
  • Saputara
    to
    Dahod
    468km
  • Saputara
    to
    Dwarka
    835km
  • Saputara
    to
    Gandhinagar
    449km
  • Saputara
    to
    Himmatnagar
    499km
  • Saputara
    to
    Jamnagar
    691km
  • Saputara
    to
    Junagadh
    705km
  • Saputara
    to
    Mehsana
    494km
  • Saputara
    to
    Morabi
    443km
  • Saputara
    to
    Palanpur
    566km
  • Saputara
    to
    Porbandar
    790km
  • Saputara
    to
    Somnath
    784km
  • Saputara
    to
    Surat
    172km
  • Saputara
    to
    Valsad
    121km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Ahwa and thier inquiry no. is, 02631220030

Nearest Railway Station is Navsari and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Surat and thier inquiry no. is, 02612720109

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