Gujarat Travel Guide

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Introducing Gujarat

Top Cities of Gujarat

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Gujarat is between the months October and February. Since it is a dry state it experiences high temperatures and humidity; visiting the state in monsoon i.e. during (July to September) is also a good idea especially in the regions that receive less or no rainfall.

During summer, i.e. between (March and June), the temperature soars high, which makes it difficult for travelers to explore most of the attractions, but there are some places worth visiting like the Saputara Hill Station and the natural reserves that provide quite some relief in the scorching heat. 

Gujarat is a gem in India's crown, and has the right to be explored completely, so whatever season you plan your Gujarat trip for and at whatever point you land up in the state, try to visit all the significant attractions of the place.  

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History & Culture

Gujarat is a flourishing state with cultural diversity. It is vibrant with its true colors of rich history and traditions. The state becomes is a confluence of many religions- Hinduism, Islam, Jainism and Buddhism. And Gujarati culture blends in arts, beliefs, customs, languages, technology and values. 

 From colorful Festivals & fairs, fascinating arts and crafts to folk dances, mouthwatering cuisines form a major cultural backdrop of the people who specifically belong to Gujarat. The customs and beliefs make the culture more attractive and a true mix of values and moral values. 

The first settlers in the state of Gujarat were Gurjaras who happened to be ethnic group of India. Be that as it may, the most punctual Archeological follows demonstrate the Indus Valley Civilization as verifiable relics with the Stone Age settlements are found in Gujarat around Sabarmati and Mahi streams.

 Its underlying foundations are additionally in the Harappan follows found at Lothal, Rampur, Amri and different spots. Ancient Gujarat was governed by the Maurya Dynasty. Ruler Chandragupta Maurya conquered various states in Gujarat while his grandson, King Ashoka broadened his area in Gujarat. The rules of the initial three Mauryas were noteworthy however with Ashoka's demise in 232 B C the Mauryan realm started to disintegrate, prompting political defragmentation. The Shungas who succeeded the Mauryas attempted, ineffectively to maintain the similarity to political solidarity. 

In 2001, after the loss of 2 assembly seats in by-decisions, Shri Keshubhai Patel surrendered and yielded capacity to Shri Narendra Modi. The BJP held a larger part in the 2002 political race, and Shri Narendra Modi has filled in as Chief Minister of the state since 7 October 2001 to 21st May 2014.

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Geography

Gujarat, province of India, arranged on the nation's western coast, on the Arabian Sea. It envelops the whole Kathiawar Peninsula (Saurashtra) just as the encompassing area on the mainland.

The state is bounded by Pakistan toward the northwest and by the Indian conditions of Rajasthan toward the north, Madhya Pradesh toward the east, and Maharashtra toward the southeast. Gujarat moreover shares a little segment of its southeastern periphery with the Indian affiliation space of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and, together with the Arabian Sea, it envelops the district of Daman and Diu.

The capital is Gandhinagar, on the edges of the north-focal city of Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad) — the previous capital, the biggest city in the state, and one of the most-significant material habitats in India. It was in Ahmedabad that Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi manufactured his Sabarmati ashram as a central command for his crusades against British guideline of India.

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<p>Generally, all the visitors of Gir National Park love the experience of Jeep Safari’s. A jeep ride admist the wild forest is the real adventure for any wildlife enthusiast. Regardless, to have this ride you should get permission from the forested areas specialists at SinhSadan forest Lodge. The park is the best wildlife attraction where numerous people come on its tourist’s season. Here you will get enormous opportunities to spot Asiatic lions. This is the main spot in the world where Asiatic Lions can be found in their regular natural surroundings which is such an awesome sight for any untamed wildlife lovers.&nbsp; Jeep Safari in Gir is indeed full of fun and perfect for all safari and adventure lovers alike.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
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<p>The Statue of Unity is a monster statue of Indian statesman and freedom extremist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950), who was the primary Deputy Prime Minister and Home pastor of autonomous India and the main follower of Mahatma Gandhi during the peaceful Indian Independence development. Patel was exceptionally regarded for his initiative in joining 562 regal conditions of India with a significant piece of the previous British Raj to frame the single Union of India. It is located in the region of Gujarat, India. It is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 meters. It is arranged on a stream standing up to the Sardar Sarovar Dam on waterway Narmada in Kevadiya settlement, 100 kilometers southeast of the city of Vadodara and 150 kilometers (93 mi) from Surat.</p>
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<p>As we all know that Ahmedabad has some great sets of delicious food items that are famous in the entire country. Grab the chance of dining with the delightful Gujarati dishes. The Gujarati dining experience in Ahmedabad will let you taste the perfect blend of different Gujarati spices and dive into the flavours of Gujarati cuisine. Taste some of the finest dishes like Khandvi, Undhiyu, Dhokla, Khaman, Faffd-jalebi, Dal Dhokli, Handvo and much more.&nbsp;</p>
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<p>Saputara Ropeway is a mainstream action for getaway seekers and sightseers. The ropeway ride offers amazing views on the lake and encompassing slopes. The cable cars travel at a rise of around 25 to 30 ft. This administration can be found headed to the Sunset Point and empowers sightseers to move around the whole town. Giving bird’s eye view of the whole city, this arrangement is additionally appropriate for elderly folks individuals and truly disabled. Inside 15 minutes, guests can reach to the Governor's Hill. The cable cars can convey up to 12 individuals one after another. The Ropeway can likewise convey sightseers to places like Sunset Point and Sunrise Point.&nbsp;</p>
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult

Beaches and Wildlife

4 Nights / 5 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Mar
Included Cities
Gir (2N), Diu (2N)
... Gir (2N), Diu (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 18,040
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Sacred Saurashtra

6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Mar
Included Cities
Dwarka (1N), Somnath (1N), Gir (2N), Diu (2N)
... Dwarka (1N), Somnath (1N), Gir (2N), Diu (2N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 22,960
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Saurastra & Kutch Saga

11 Nights / 12 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Mar
Included Cities
Gir (2N), Dwarka (1N), Bhuj (2N), Mandvi (2N), Hodka (2N), Dasada (1N), Ahmedabad (1N)
... Gir (2N), Dwarka (1N), Bhuj (2N), Mandvi (2N), Hodka (2N), Dasada (1N), Ahmedabad (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 39,860
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Colourful Kutch

4 Nights / 5 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Mar
Included Cities
Bhuj (1N), Hodka (2N), Dasada (1N)
... Bhuj (1N), Hodka (2N), Dasada (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 14,670
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Discover Gujarat

7 Nights / 8 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Mar
Included Cities
Dwarka (1N), Somnath (1N), Gir (2N), Diu (2N), Ahmedabad (1N)
... Dwarka (1N), Somnath (1N), Gir (2N), Diu (2N), Ahmedabad (1N)
Price Per Adult
₹ 24,380
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