Polo Forest - Best place of tracking in Gujarat

Polo Forest

Forest and tracking both are parts of adventure tours, and Polo forest is known for adventure tour. Polo forest surrounded by mountains , trees and known for ancient temples. In today's life people are totally busy in their professional life and personal life, and they only see concrete forest every day in their life. But people find and research good forest resorts, jungle tracking, river and hill stations for having a peaceful mind and coming out from stressful life. Polo forest is the best place for those who like to explore natural places , riverside and hill stations on a weekly or monthly basis and this place is a complete package for them. We explored the Polo forest for nature lovers and weekend tour lovers, let's start the tour.

Where is Polo forest situated?

Polo forest is a 400sq km beautiful forest and historical place situated in Abhapur village in Vijaynagar taluka, Sabarkantha district. This place is 120km  from capital Gandhinagar and  150km from megacity Ahmedabad, and it's 68km from Himatnagar city. Harnav, the oldest river which passes through the forest and Polo city was built around this river in ancient times.


What is special in Polo forest?

Polo forest is famous for 15th-century Hindu and Jain temples surrounded by green forest hill station and river. Here you will find temples of Sharneshwar Shiva, Sun temple, Lakhena Temple, and Jain derasar. If you are adventure lover then Polo is the best place for you, here you will find the trekking facility on aravalli hills , and horse riding & swimming facilities also available.

What is the best time to visit Polo forest?

Polo forest is the best tourist destination for those who would like to explore the tourist place in monsoon, so we recommended the best time to visit Polo forest in mid July to September months with your family. In monsoon season, you will find a fully green and photogenic location easily but if you like trekking then visit between September to January months. 


Things to do in polo forest

  • Polo forest is the best place for winter trekking 
  • Take the Darshan of Ancient God Shiva temple, and also visit the jain temples
  • You can take bath in Harnav river or check dam
  • Do the photography and capture the beautiful moments with your family or friends
  • You can do bike or cycling and explore the forest
polo forest tourist place

polo forest tourist place

polo forest tourist place

polo forest tourist place

Entry fees of Polo Forest

Entry fees are zero in Polo forest but some people take the help of E-rickshaw to explore the forest for 50-100 rupees.


Nearest Places from Polo Forest Gujarat

Polo forest is situated nearest to Gujarat and Rajasthan border therefore you can explore the best tourist destination of both states. Here we note the two states best tourist places which are nearest to Polo forest.


  • Ambaji Temple is 79 km distance from Polo forest, this place know as famous shakti peeth among 56 shakti peeth
  • Shree shamlaji vishnu mandir is 51km distance from Polo forest, it is famous temple of god Vishnu.
  • You can also visit Mount abu a famous hill station of Rajasthan, its distance 131 km from Polo forest.
  • Visit Taranga hill wildlife sanctuary from Polo forest, it's distance approx 75 km from Polo forest
  • Visit Sunrise Point of Idariyo Gadh from Polo forest,  it's distance approx 40 km from Polo forest
  • Visit Dharoi dam from Polo forest, its distance approx 60km from Polo forest
  • Visit Sunsar Waterfall from Polo forest, its distance 46km from Polo forest


How to reach polo forest ?

How to reach Polo forest from Ahmedabad?

Polo forest is 154km far from Ahmedabad, you can reach here through your bike and own car. If you want to come from any other cities like Delhi , Mumbai etc. through flight or train then you need to land at the nearest Airport Ahmedabad and Nearest railway station is Ahmedabad.

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