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About Vishal Khadi Eco Campsite
Vishal Khadi is the most popular eco-tourism campsite in the Narmada district. Vishal Khadi Campsite has situated 23 km from the Narmada district headquarter, Rajpipla. It is very well connected by Gujarat State Highway GJ SH 160 and NH953.
Vishal Khadi Campsite is a campsite situated on the way to Rajpipla-Netrang road. The site is surrounded by several forest areas, namely, Karjan forest area, Dediyapada forest area, and Dang forest area, and fertile agricultural plains and river valleys. The sightseeing includes the bathing ghats on the River Narmada at Chandod and Garudeshwar, the fort at Dabhoi, waterfalls, the Jain temples of Jagadia. One can also go boating to the nearby Karjar River like the backwaters of the river extend till the campsite.
The site consists of separate cottages with attached toilets and bathrooms and it also has tent accommodations. It can be reached easily as regular State Transport buses are available from Rajpipla in the morning. It can also be reached by jeeps or sharing auto rickshaws.
Facilities At Vishal Khadi Eco Campsite
- Orientation Centre
- 4 Cottages with attached bath & toilet facilities
- 5 Tented Accomodations with separate bathing & toilet facilites
- Separate Kitchen & Dining places
- Food available with the help of EDC (Eco Tourism Development Committee)
- Separate area for Campfire
- Machaans for landscape & wildlife viewing
- A Watch Tower
Tips For Vishal Khadi Eco Campsite
Being a responsible nature lover is our way of showing reverence to Mother Earth, a few tips for you to remember –
- Make sure to visit the orientation centre first before you start exploring the campsite as that would give a good picture of what you are about to experience during your stay.
- Most of these Eco Campsites use electricity which is generated by using solar energy, hence please use it responsibly.
- No smoking whatsoever (cigarette butts cause many forest fires.)
- No flash or intrusive photography (for example, don’t pluck leaves to clear a better view; reposition the camera instead.)
- Do not carry any music system or sound making device along with you and remember to keep them switched off if you are driving around.
- Picking plants or insects is prohibited in any area.
- Do not indulge in any quick or sudden movements to scare off wildlife.
- Do not try going too close to the animals.
- No pets should accompany you.
- No littering. Trash is only to be disposed off in proper receptacles.
- No hunting devices or other weapons should be carried, as well as used.
How to get there
NH8 passes through Baroda, making it well connected by road as well.