Polo Utsav 2017 – Experience the True Essence of Polo Forest

Do you want to spend your holidays in beautiful tent city surrounded by mountains and lush green forest area? Want to explore the ancient monuments, river and a beautiful dam site? Polo Utsav is for you.

polo forest festival gujarat

The Polo festival 2017 was official commence by Gujarat CM on 5th January and the opening ceremony was celebrated with cultural programs at Polo tent city, Abhapur (Vijaynagar). Polo Festival is being organized every year by Gujarat tourism to promote the natural beauty and heritage of Polo forest. This beautiful forest area near Abhapur village is known as Polo forest located in Sabarkantha district at just 180KM from Ahmedabad. This is considered as one of the most popular weekend getaway from Ahmedabad.

polo forest dam site

If you are planning to explore this place, don’t wait and visit official Polo Festival website and book your stay in advance. Polo forest packages also provides you an opportunity to plan different activities during your stay which includes:

  • Trekking & Hiking on Jungle trails and experience the beauty of pristine lake & rivulets
  • You can also go for climbing mountains under the trained staff
  • You can explore the ancient heritage of Polo forest
  • Visit 1500 years old ruins
  • Bird watching and morning jungle walk to experience the nature
  • Herbal outings
  • Nature photography at Dam and riverside
  • Cycling and other cultural programs

The best part of this Polo forest is; you can experience the true essence of staying at a place blessed with natural beauty. The staff at Polo campsite is very humble and will help you to make your stay even more enjoyable.

Important information about Polo Utsav 2017:

  • Opening ceremony: 5th January 2017
  • Venue: Polo Tent City & Resort, Polo Forest (Abhapur).
  • Contact number: 1800-123-5487  (Toll free)
  • Official website: http://www.poloutsav.net/
  • Ahmedabad to Polo forest distance: 180KM Approximate

Brief information about Polo Festival Packages:

As per the official website, currently there are 2 different types of tents are available at polo forest tents city as per the below information:

  • Deluxe luxurious tent – per night cost starts from INR 6000/-
  • Super deluxe luxurious tent – per night cost starts from INR 7000/-

To book your tent, either you visit official website or contact toll free number.

Looking for economical option to stay at Polo festival?

If your budget is limited and don’t want to spend this much, there is one most economical option is available to stay at polo forest; Polo Camp site! Checkout below picture from my recent stay at Polo campsite in polo forest:

Polo campsite at polo forest

As per the information I have, they offer AC and Non AC rooms at economical rates along with food. Here is the brief about charges (Approximate cost):

  • AC rooms are available at INR 700/- per night (for two persons)
  • Non AC rooms are available at INR 500/- per night (for two persons)
  • For food, you will have to pay extra.

To book your stay at polo campsite, you just need to drop an email to: dfosabarkantha@gmail.com along with below information:

  • Full name, age, address and number of people willing to stay
  • Type of room you want to book (AC / Non AC)
  • Additional information (If any)

Upon receiving specified information, they will get back to you with further instruction about booking.

Go and enjoy the true experience staying with nature at Polo festival 2017.

21 thoughts on “Polo Utsav 2017 – Experience the True Essence of Polo Forest

    1. We have updated the post with requested information, Kindly check and book your stay. Have a great trip to polo forest during this amazing polo festival 2017.

  1. We planned for week ends
    Please inform package details including tent, meals, tracking and all activities of polo utsav
    We’re 6 adults and 4 children

    1. there will be two packages for you.
      visit poloutsav
      everything will be there for you. in case of any query you can call on tall free No.

  2. We planned for week ends
    Please inform package details including tent, meals, tracking and all activities of polo utsav
    We’re 5 adults and 4 children

    1. We have already sent the email asking all these details to authorities but they did not provide information so far. As far as we receive any information about polo forest festival, we will update this blog post.

    1. Thank you Prabhat ji for your interest in booking package for polo forest. We are waiting for updates from authorities about polo utsav packages and will update this post soon.

      Stay tuned!

    1. Thank you Samir for your comment, we are waiting for more information about different packages offered in Polo festival. Once we receive updates, we will add them into this article. Stay tuned.

  3. Thank you very much for such a nice information about polo utsav. I would like to know about the dates from which the festival will start and will remain open for general public. One more thing; is it require to get any prior permission to visit polo forest area or to stay at polo festival. Is polo forest safe to plan a trip for family?

    1. Thank you Vijay for writing us, Actually the information about polo festival dates is still not available with us. It just started from today, i.e 5th January 2017 and opening ceremony is held today. Once we have more information, we will update this post.

      Regarding to safety and permission, there is no permission require to visit polo forest which is open for all. Regarding to safely, there is no issue found but make sure you don’t go deep in jungle without guide or local help.

    1. Soon we will update the post about polo festival once we receive updates about packages from the organizers. Stay tuned.

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