Gira Falls In Gujarat: A Stunning Natural Beauty To Admire

by Vinita Jain
Gira Falls In Gujarat: A Stunning Natural Beauty To Admire

Gujarat, the westernmost state of India is home to many breathtaking falls thanks to its land-based nature and lush surroundings. One such tranquil fall is Gira Waterfalls located near Waghai. The cascading Gira waterfalls are mesmerising during the monsoons and are one of Gujarat’s most scenic attractions. About 3 km from Waghai town, Gira falls is a 30-meter natural waterfall in the Ambika River.

Great Spot For Those Travelling From Saputara Towards Surat

Gira Falls, also known as Giradudh, starts above the Kapri River and eventually flows into the Ambika river. The waterfall is about 75 feet high. And the speed of the water rushing into the river creates a misty and enchanting atmosphere. The waterfall is a great stop for those travelling from Saputara to Surat. A short trek of 1 km is all you need to reach the waterfall. Witness the power and beauty of this water body at all its glory.

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Gira Falls Is The Perfect Family Picnic Spot

Picture Credit: Gujarat Tourism website

Gira Falls is the perfect spot to unwind from your mundane life. You can visit this picnic spot with your family and friends. There are many picnic huts near Gira Falls and a variety of small tea and snack stands. Tourists also visit the beautiful Waghai Botanical Gardens nearby. Also, there are a wide variety of trees, and plants, that just adds to the lush greenery and top-notch views.

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How To Reach Gira Falls?

Gira Falls
Picture Credit: Wikipedia

The nearest railway station to Gira Falls is Waghai. And Bilimora in Gujarat is the best starting point to reach the waterfalls. The distance from Billimora to Gira Falls is 65 km. It’s a 22 km drive away.  People residing near Surat and Saputara can rent a jeep to reach this spot.

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Also, photography near the waterfalls is not allowed. So keep this in mind. But if you really want good pictures you can use a drone.

So, folks take a short break from your hectic life and relax for a while at this natural beauty.

Cover image courtesy: Gujrat Tourism website