From the longest coastline to beautiful temples and historical gems, Gujarat has it all. As soon as
anyone mentions Gujarat, you immediately think about their artful ghagra choli, gharba, etc, and for all
the right reasons because this is how culturally rich the state of Gujarat is. Even though 80% of Gujaratis
are vegetarians, they have a humongous variety of food and snacks that has made their way into every
Indian household may it be fafda, jalebi, khakra Chakri or thepla. If you have a sweet two then Gujarat
should definitely be in your travel bucket list.
If the mouth-watering Dhoklas and Jalebis are not enough reason for you to visit Gujarat, here are few
more we have listed down for you:
- Gujarat is all about history, architecture, culture, arts and traditions. People from all over the world
gather to visit the Navratri festivals of Gujarat just for the grandiosity of this festival and their artful
dance performances. One might say you have never had the complete Navratri experience unless you
have celebrated the festival in Gujarat.
2. Apart from heritage and spirituality, Gujarat is also known for its hospitality, compassion and
endurance because it was also the birth place of freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi.
- If the ancient architectural heritages wasn’t enough Gujarat now houses world’s largest statue which
is the Statue of Unity, which stands 597 feet tall amidst the Sardar Patel Zoological Park.
- If you’re a fan of wildlife, sanctuaries and most importantly Asiatic lions then what are you waiting
for! Because Gujarat has 4 national parks, 21 Wildlife sanctuaries, 500 varieties of mammals and 2,000
species of birds and the list goes on!
- Here’s another lesser known fact about Gujarat, it is also has one of the best Golf courses in India. The
few of the famous Gold Clubs are Glade one golf club, Alola Hills Resort, Gulmohar Greens, Kensville
Golf, Country Club & Kalhaar blues, Greens Golf club, etc.
- After a long day of travelling around Gujarat a good spa and massage session is just what you might
meet, lucky for you Gujarat is also known for its Wellness tourism. It has everything from Ayurveda
resorts, Swedish massages, Veda Ashrams and Yoga ashrams.
- While you’re at it you might as well but some diamonds because Surat refines 80% of diamonds in the
entire world! You might even get a great deal, if you know the right place to go, good luck!
- Art is in the heart of Gujrat, and their dedication to artful clothing is a testament of that. Embroidery,
bead work, mirror work, woven clothes, tribal art, you name it, they have it. Carry an extra bag because
leaving those magnificent lehengas behind is a task not for the weak hearted!
Now that we have enough reasons to visit Gujarat let’s talk about few tourist destinations that you
should definitely visit while visiting Gujarat:
Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites, it’s known for its culture, narrow
streets and most importantly the Sabarmati ashram.
Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat and also has a Fossil park. It’s the greenest city in
Asia and definitely deserves your visit for which you’ll be rewarded with the crispest air you’ve ever
Junagarh: Junagarh is filled with architectural wonders like the Buddhist caves, Gir National Park,
Somnath Temple, Mahabhat Maqbara Temple, Chamunda Kund, and Junagadh Museum if you are in
For Gujarat for its architectural value then Junagarh is a must-visit!
Kutch: You cannot talk about Gujarat without mentioning this city and the best place to visit here is the
world’s largest salt desert great Rann of Kutch, view of the sunset and sunrise over this pristine white
desert is worth every penny. And make sure to visit it during the Rann festival for the best experience.
And the list goes on, other amazing places to visit in Gujarat will be Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Vadodara,
Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Vadnagar, Saputara, and many more!
If you are interested in visiting some of the more mainstream places of Gujarat then you cannot miss
Gir National Park, Dwarkadhish Temple, Sabarmati Ashram, Lothal, Sun temple, Akshardham temple,
Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Adalat temple, and Statue of Unity. Truly Gujarat has something for everyone!
The Royal Orient train:
If you are looking for a different experience in Gujarat then going The royal Orient train route may be
the best way for you this train runs between Gujarat and Rajasthan and stops on all the major tourist
destinations This train is equipped with TV, DVD, intercom, music, and bar on board. The train offers
different cuisines that range from Indian to Chinese and Continental. It also comes with a massage and
beauty parlor. This 7 day/8 night package is suitable for those looking for luxury travel.
To sum it up, the legendary actor Amitabh Bachan once said “Kuch din toh Gujariye Gujarat mein” and