About Champaner-Pavagadh Archaelogical Park

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is located around the historical city of Champaner and situated in the present-day district of Panchmahal in Gujarat. This ancient park comprises an array of forts starting from the top of Pavagadh hills towards the ancient city of Champaner. This archaeological park has age-old chalcolithic monuments and a fort on the hill. Around the premises of the fort, there are several palaces, entrance gates and arches, mosques, tombs and temples, residential complexes, agricultural structures and water installations such as stepwells and tanks. These monuments date back between 8th to 14th century.

The Kalika Mata Temple located on the Pavagadh Hill attracts scores of devotees throughout the year. This place is also visited by historians, who observe the monuments to understand the transition between Hindu and Muslim architecture between the 15th and 16th century.

# The timings for Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park are from 8.30 am to 5 pm. You should check the opening hours from your local guide before visiting this ancient park.
Additional Info:There are other tourist places in Champaner to see such as Pavagadh Fort, Jami Masjid, Kalika Mata mandir, Kevada masjid and more.

# Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park address is Champaner in the district of Panchmahal in Gujarat.
Additional Info: A few hotels in Pavagadh near Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat are Hotel Sarvottam, Champaner Heritage Resort, Mount Heritage Resorts, Caravan Serai. You can ask the travel desk at your hotel to guide you to the location of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park.

# The ticket price for Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park for Indians is Rs 30 per person. Foreign tourists have to shell out Rs 500. The entry fee for SAARC and BIMSTEC tourists is Rs 30 each.
Additional Info: Champaner-Pavagadh is 146 km from Ahmedabad and there are many things to do in Champaner like visiting places such as Lakulisa temple, Pavagadh Hill, Saat Kaman, Makai Kothar. You can also sample a Gujarati thali.

# You can now buy tickets for Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park online from Yatra.com. Book tickets online on the travel portal for museums, historical monuments and sites in India and bid adieu to long queues.

Did You Know?

* The Pavagadh hill is made of reddish-yellow stone which is one of the oldest rock formations in India.

* Pavagadh hill used to be a famous Hindu fortress ruled by the Solanki kings of Gujarat passed on to the Khichi Chauhans.

Outstanding Universal Value

Champanaer-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the ancient city of Champaner. This area of 1,329 hectares comprises a large number of historical monuments. According to historical data, this place was inhabited during the Chalcolithic period. This area has come under the rule of Chavda Empire, Khalji Dynasty, Chauhan Gurjars, Solanki kings, Khichi Chauhans, Sultan Begada, Mughal Empire and British.

Monument Information


Champaner, Gujarat 389360

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Vadodara Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Champaner Road Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Pavagadh Bus Depot

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm


  • Monsoon : Maximum: 32 °C, Minimum: 25 °C

    Summer : Maximum: 36°C, Minimum: 28 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 25 °C, Minimum: 15 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to February)

Facilities available At the Monument

Accommodation near the monument

Contact Details

  • Dr. Jitendra Nath
  • Phone: 91-265 - 2429323
  • E-mail: circlevad.asi@gmail.com

Museums near monument

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 35
₹ 35 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
Total ₹ 550
₹ 550 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 35
₹ 35 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 35
₹ 35 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax