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Flights from Chicago to Ahmedabad
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Airports in Chicago
Chicago is served by four airports - Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago Executive Airport, and Chicago Rockford International Airport. The Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the primary airport serving the Chicago metropolitan area. It is located 17 miles away from the Chicago Loop and offers direct flight service to 208 destinations, including 55 international destinations in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. Passengers can avail seamless connectivity between the airport and the city of Chicago through a superb network of rails (offered by Chicago 'L' and Metra North Central Service), taxis, Limo, bus and car rental services.
Ahmedabad is the former capital and largest city in the state of Gujarat in India. It is best known as the starting point of the historic Dandi March by Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, a watershed event that later culminated in the ouster of British Raj from India. This nearly 1000-year old city is a gleaming (and exclusive) bubblewrap of profound traditions, architecture and culinary arts. It is best to visit Ahmedabad between July and November because that’s when it is all soaked in festivities like Lord Jagannath Yatra, Uttrayan, Navratis, Garba, Dusshera and Deepawali.
Things to do in Ahmedabad
It is impossible to come to Ahmedabad and not associate it with a fond memory of the Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi. It was the great leader’s former residence and was the launching point of his Dandi March in 1930 against the imposition of Salt Tax by the British authorities. Visitors to the insides will find a calm tranquility and Gandhi’s vision prevalent all across that can be tangibly experienced with a handicrafts’ centre, a handmade paper factory and a spinning wheel factory.
Akshardhaam Temple or the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is one of the most remarkable fusions of religious sentiments and exquisite artisanship in India. This alpha-grade ten-storied Hindu temple is located about 30 kilometers away from Ahmadabad and is located in the state capital Gandhinagar. It is built as a delightful sum of 6000 tons of pink sandstone that are seamlessly translated into 97 sculpted pillars, 17 domes and 264 scuplted figures, center to which all is a seven-foot-tall, gold-leafed sacred image of Lord Swaminarayan.
Calico Textile Museum
Regarded as one of the finest textile museums in the world, the Calico Textile museum in Ahmedabad scores a perfect ten for its remarkable collection of nearly 400 year old and rare textiles (the oldest of which dates back to the 17th century). This museum is home to a remarkable collection of textiles, clothes, furniture, temple artifacts and handicrafts besides some of the country’s finest spun, woven, printed and painted fabrics. It was built in 1949 and is now based in one of Gujarat's famous carved wooden mansions (or havelis).
Best Time to fly to Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad has a hot and semi-arid climate. This riverside city experiences very hot and dry summers and mild chilly winters as main season through the year, and it is thus best to visit Ahmedabad is during the winter season. This season runs from November to February and the temperature then hovers between 28 and 32 deg C, and that there is very less rainfall.