The history of Surat offers a glimpse of various heritages of the past. The ancient temples, historical places, textile market, wonderful beaches, sporting activities, beautiful mountain valley, sightseeing gardens, parks and various other natural attractions, made it a perfect destination for picnics and weekends.
Given below the detailed information of all the popular parks and gardens in Surat.
Dutch Garden in Surat
It is one of the popular tourist destinations in Surat. Located near Kataragam Gate, it is just four km drive away from Suratdowntown. Dutch garden is built in the memory of British and Dutch officials and is known for its beautiful and sightseeing architectural features.
The Dutch garden also known as Dutch cemeteries are also recognized for its ancient mausoleums. These mausoleums are marked with wonderful pillars, massive domes and huge galleries that make is the outstanding place for weekend.
Sarthana National Park Surat
Located on the left bank of Tapi River, the Sarthana national park is well connected by road and railway route. It is approximately 10 km drive away from Surat city.
At this zoo or national park, you can explore all the animals and birds that you want to see like crocodile, lion, Wolf, Peacock, Hog Deer, Himalayan Bear, Cassowary, Pelicans, Gharial, Four Horned Antelope, Nil-gai, snakes, wild buffalo and various other species.
Morarji Desai Garden Surat
The Morarji Desai garden is small, but the best place for having an enjoyable picnic with family.
Choppati Garden in Surat
Choppati Garden, also referred as the Jawaharlal Nehru Garden is the oldest and largest garden in the city of Surat. It is one of the most visited place for picnic-goers.
It is also called as the houses of musical fountain. It is also a famous center in Surat for enjoying mouth-watering Indian snacks like Pani Puri and Pave Bhajee.
Swami Vivekanand Garden Surat
The Swami Vivekanand Garden is small yet wonderful place for a family getaway. It is spread over 8131 sq.m area and are fully equipped with wonderful playground equipment, jogging track, benches, waterfalls, toilet and water.
Althan Garden in Surat
Althan garden is the biggest garden in Surat City, with beautiful landscapes, flower collections, trees and plants.
Sathana Nature Park Surat
Sathana Nature Park is the home of diversified animals, birds and small species. It provides you the opportunity to know more about varieties of species available in the world.
Botanical Garden in Surat
Just 2km drive away from Waghai, Botanical Garden is the best center for a wide range of exotic and native plant samples. This is one of the best place to visit in Surat to explore the diversity of nature.
Vansda National Park near Surat
Located 120 km drive away from Surat downtown, Vansda National Park is the most visited tourist spots in Surat. The home of 430 species of flowering plants, thousands of birds and small animals, it was the royal reserve of the king of Vansda before independence.
The park is spread over 24 sq km area and are the home of more than 20 species of breeding populations of mammals, 31 species of snakes, 115 species of birds, 11 species of frogs and 21 species of spiders.
Bharthana National Park Surat
The Bharthana national park is the second largest national park inSurat. It is the most famous picnic spot for local and nearby residents of Surat.