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Jambughoda is situated about 10 kms north of Bodeli in Panchamahals District of Gujarat and around 55 kms east of Vadodara. It is famous for Jambughoda Wildlife sactuary.

The Bhilala and Bayaka tribal villages are some spots worth visiting. Nearest airport is at Vadodara and nearest railway station is at Bodeli.

Full of forests of teak and mahuda trees, bamboo, and other lush vegetation, Jambughoda is home to large populations of many kinds of wildlife. The leopard at the top of the food chain is the primary predator, and its numbers have been increasing recently. Other large wildlife include the wild boar, nilgai (blue bull, the largest antelope in Asia), jackal, hyena, barking deer, sloth bear, and chausingha(four-horned antelope).

Before independence, the region belonged to the princely state of Jambughoda. The valleys nestled in the well-forested hills have always been home to many tribal settlements. There are many places to hike through the forests in the sanctuary and it is a marvelous camping site.  For those without the experience to camp, a forest rest house is available beside the Kada reservoir, one of two reservoirs in the sanctuary.

   

 

Nestled in the foothills and on the periphery of the Jambughoda Forest lies "Vananchal", "A jungle resort". 75kms or an hour drive from Baroda, the resort is surrounded by rich Teakwood forest and lots of flora and fauna.

The Resort is an ideal getaway for all holiday seekers and who are looking for adventure and thrills. The resort offers lots of adventure activities as well as a romantic silence that engulfs you and creates a mood of an enchanting holiday.

You can rejuvenate yourself with Ayurvedas, spa treatments or just relax and do nothing.

For the adventure seekers, the resort offers a variety of Games and full day activities like Rapelling, Rock climbing, Descending, Rope slings, Tarzan swing, Machaan, Jungle safari and trekking, River wading, Monkey jumps, Obstacles races, a large swimming pool with a baby pool, waterfall, canal surfing, well, you can game till you are tamed.

Resort also offers an excursion tour to Jand hanuman, Sukhi Dam, Kada dam, Dev dam, Makhaniya parvat, Kevadia Dam, Jharwani waterfalls etc wherein you can enjoy a full day picnic with packed lunches.

For more adventurers, activities like Leopard sighting, night trekking, Deer, antelopes, blue bulls, hyenas, fox, owl, dragon bats can be arranged on request.