Ahmedabad, 13 April 2023: This summer season and school vacations around the corner, the mountains are an easy escape from the scorching heat. Strong air connectivity from Ahmedabad airport will help citizens plan their summer vacation to a cooler place with more convenience.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport has been continuously trying to add new destinations and increase the frequency for citizens’ favorite destinations with help from airlines. Travellers intending to explore Dehradun and mountain destinations like Massoorie, Rishikesh and other parts of Uttarakhand can travel by daily direct flight to Dehradun from Ahmedabad.
Going to Vaishondevi this vacation is easier with a direct flight for Jammu; further, one can plan their holidays in Himachal Pradesh or Kashmir after reaching. Jammu has become a convenient location to explore Dalhousie and Dharmshala, and other Himachal Pradesh destinations. Further strengthen connectivity for passengers traveling to Himachal Pradesh, flights to Amritsar and Chandigarh are also operated from Ahmedabad airport. Himachal is a favorite destination with places like Dalhousie, Dharmshala, Solang, Manali, and Shimla. Adventure lovers can also explore further after flying down to Amritsar, Jammu or Chandigarh and prefer to drive or bike ride to Srinagar or Leh via Manali or Jammu. A direct flight to Srinagar is expected to start in June. Currently, the city is also connected to ‘Heaven on earth’ Srinagar via Chandigarh.
Wildlife enthusiasts can fly directly to Pantnagar via Jaipur and spend maximum time at Jim Corbett National Park. In addition, Pantnagar connects well with Nainital and other tourist destinations of Uttarakhand.
The eastern part of the country is also well connected to Ahmedabad for favorite mountain destinations. Going to Darjeeling, Gangtok, or Kalimpong gets easier with a direct flight to Bagdogra. Four weekly flights to Dibrugarh via Delhi and a daily flight to Guwahati via Delhi offer a perfect connection to Assam, the gateway to the Seven Sister states of India.
Wildlife and hill stations in the southern part of the country are also well connected with Ahmedabad. For example, one can reach Ooty – “Queen of Hill Stations,” from Coimbatore (7 weekly flights via Chennai and Hyderabad); other options include Bandipur National Park, with over 120 tigers spread over 800 sq. Kms and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. Also, Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai.
For shorter trips one can plan to visit Lonavala and Khandala by flying to Pune. Belgaum, known as Bamboo Village, is well-connected with daily flight. One can easily visit Pench National Park – one of the premier tiger reserves of India, and Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve – Maharashtra’s oldest and largest national park, by flying down to Nagpur from Ahmedabad.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is committed to enhancing the city’s air connectivity, currently operating over 240 flights daily and catering to over 31000 passengers on an average daily basis. In continuous efforts to strengthen connectivity from Ahmedabad airport, as per the new summer schedule, the airport will connect Ahmedabad to 39 domestic and 19 international destinations with nine domestic and 17 international airline carriers.