Situated on the banks of Vishwamitri River, Vadodara is the third largest city in Gujarat, and one of the popular tourist destinations in Gujarat. Formerly called as Baroda, the city is the brainchild of Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III, a Maratha ruler who laid foundation for premier institutions to make this city an educational, industrial and commercial center. The city is well known for its architectural monuments such as Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Baroda Museum, Kirti Mandir and Sayajirao Gaekwad hospital. Typically, 1-2 days are required to explore best Vadodara Tour Packages.
Ahmedabad, Sardar Sarovar Dam, Statue of Unity, Junagadh and Rajkot are also close to Vadodara and 4-5 day trips can be planned along with these places as part of Gujarat Tour Packages.