September 28, 2021

10 Best Places to Visit in Banaskantha (Palanpur)


Top Tourist Attractions in Banaskantha (Palanpur)

Palanpur is a city and municipality in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat, India. The administrative centre of the Banaskantha district is Palanpur. Palanpur is the ancient home of an Indian diamond merchants’ enterprise.

Best Places to Visit in Banaskantha (Palanpur)

  1. Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary
  2. Gabbar Hill, Ambaji
  3. Seema Darshan at Nadabet
  4. Balaram Palace Resort
  5. Mangalya Van
  6. Dantiwada dam
  7. Keerti Stambh
  8. Kamakshi Mandir, Ambaji
  9. Kumbhariya Jain Temple, Ambaji
  10. Ambaji Temple

Best Time to Bharuch


How to Reach Bharuch

By Air

At Deesa, the district features an airstrip. The district’s closest commercial international airport is Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport.

By Rail

A wide gauge railway connects Banaskantha to Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Delhi, including a significant railway station at Palanpur, the district headquarters. Other important cities with train connections to the district headquarters are Deesa, Deoder, Dhanera, and Bhabhar. The proposed Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), which would run through Palanpur, is projected to become the district’s primary economic engine.

By Road

National Highway (NH) 27 connects Palanpur and Deesa, the two largest cities of Banaskantha district, to the national capital Delhi and Jaipur, the capital of the adjacent state of Rajasthan.

The district is connected to the state’s major cities, including Ahmedabad, Patan, and Deesa, by State Highway 7. State Highways 54 and 56 link Palanpur to Ambaji (a major pilgrimage).


Dholera port is the closest port. National Highway 15 also connects the neighbourhood to the Kandla port.