Staying in this popular part of India is all about discovery, so why not rent a vehicle and explore a few of the other cool cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Anand. You'll also find Vadodara, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest, and Ahmedabad 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast.
Should the heavens open, don't panic, Gujarat features a range of craft workshops, history museums and art museums, that'll keep you and your family happily occupied. Gujarat is a good destination for those with a thing for gardens and open-air museums.
Take your own equipment or rent some when you get here, and make the most of the region's water sports. Rafting is a popular activity. Another is sea kayaking. This area also has a number of thrilling experiences such as paragliding.
Take note, if you plan to be in Anand around the 26th of Janurary, Republic Day is celebrated then and some places may have irregular opening hours.
For those who plan on arriving and departing by plane, it's good to remember that the most convenient major airport is Vadodara Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast of Anand.