Dandi is a popular destination of tourists visiting Surat. Dandi is a place famous in the history of Indian independence movement that kindled the spark of civil disobedience amongst the masses. Salt Satyagraha, a non-violent campaign against Salt Laws levied by the British Raj on Colonial India, began with the 'Dandi March’ which stared from Sabarmati Ashram on March 12th, 1930. On April 6th, 1930, Mahatma Gandhi and his followers breached the Salt Law at Dandi, a major salt centre of India.
Dandi is located at a distance of 40 km from Surat city.