Explore Historical Town with Patan Holiday Packages
Positioned on the banks of the River Saraswati, Patan is one of the key fortified towns
of Gujarat. The town was established in 746 AD by the Chavda king, Vanraj Chavda. It
also served as the capital city of Gujarat for around 600 years, between 746 AD and
1411 AD. The place has been ruled by a number of Rajput rulers. People book Patan
holiday packages to explore the rustic charms of this place and spoil them in its
mesmerizing pastoral charisma
Tourist Attractions to Visit in Patan
There are limited tourist attractions to be visited in Patan.
Situated close to Patan in Ambaji town, Ambaji Temple is the holy place of Ambe Mata -
the Mother Goddess. It is a popular pilgrim center for Hindus and is highly regarded
amidst the people of the state.
Rani Ki Vav:
Situated at Patan, Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the most massive step well in the state
of Gujarat. It is said to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. The construction of this
well was completed by queen Udayamati. The step-well features wonderfully carved
side walls, pillars, beams and a number of steps that have been built in Khajuraho style.
It is another interesting place to be visited in Patan. It is an artificial tank that was
constructed by the Chalukyan ruler Siddhraj Jaisinh. The tank is situated on the north-
western part of Patan on the banks of River Saraswati. It features a wonderful
Best Time to Visit Patan
Patan experiences three weathers, including summer, winter and monsoon. Summer
comes in March and stays till June with temperature up to 43°C. Winter season arrives
in November and stays till February. The temperature in these months remains between
15°C and 35°C. Monsoon season starts in June and continues till mid-September with
regular rainfall. The best time to visit the city is from October to February.
Things to Buy in Patan
Shopping in Patan doesn't offer you a lot and you can buy here unique Patola silk saris
that are woven with an exclusive weaving craft called as double ikat. Some local
handicrafts can be also purchased from here.
How to Reach Patan
Patan is one of the historical towns of Gujarat, which is well-connected with the rest of
India, through a number of transportations, like buses, trains and air. If you are planning
a Patan trip then before booking Patan holiday packages, know how to reach there.
Through below written content, know about the details of reaching to the city.
The nearest airport is Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad,
which is located at a distance of 130 km from Patan. Take a taxi on rent to reach Patan.
Ahmedabad Junction is the nearest major railway station from here, which is located at
a distance of 107km from Patan. From here you can either take a train to Patan or you
can take a taxi or a bus.
Patan Bus terminal is connected to all major cities of Gujarat through State Transport
Corporation. GSTC operates luxury coaches to and from Patan Bus Station.