September 17, 2021 By admin




Gujarat, a state on the western coast of India lies on the Kathiawar peninsula. Gujarat is the fifth largest state of India by area and is ninth larger in terms of population. It is bordered by Rajasthan, Diu and Daman, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Gandhinagar is its capital and Ahmedabad is its largest city. This state was also home to Mahatma Gandhi and there are majority of Gujaratis found here. Their cuisine is primarily vegetarian and some of the popular dishes include kadhi, khichdi, buttermilk, dhokla, fafda, jalebi and khakraMakar Sankranti and Navratri are two main festivals of the Gujratis. Chanya Choli is the folk costume of the Garba dance in Navratri.

Tourism has flourished significantly in Gujarat as it is one of the most popular states in the country. With millions of tourists visiting Gujarat every year, the tourism growth rate in Gujarati is twice that of the national growth rate. Gujarat is a popular destination due to a number of reasons. It is home to some of the most amazing museums, memorials, scenic views, ashrams, ancient temples, classical forts, luxuriant palaces and beautiful landscape.


Gujarat is a dry region and so, it experiences high temperatures and humidity almost throughout the year. There are basically three seasons that prevail in the state that is Winters, Summers and Monsoon. Winters prevail in the months from November to February and the temperature varies between 12°C to 30° C. The weather remains pleasant throughout the day this making it the best time to visit Gujarat. Sightseeing of major tourist attractions, heritage resorts, majestic forts, palaces, ancient ruins and wildlife sanctuary can be comfortably being explored in the winter season and hence it is the best time to visit Gujarat. Summers prevail in the months from March to May when the temperature even touches to 40° C. In summers, Gujarat is considered as one of the driest and hottest states in India and so, the best time to visit Gujarat is definitely not the summer season as stepping out to explore Gujarat can be very unpleasant and uncomfortable. However, the southern region of the state remains comparatively cooler and some of the places that you can explore in summer season are National Parks and Beaches. Lastly, Monsoon prevails in the months from June to September. Some states receive a high rainfall while some states receive low rainfall. Water shortage is witnessed in the beginning of this season and heavy rainfall is witnessed in the peak time of season and so, travelers mostly avoid visiting Gujarat in this season. However, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts find it the best time to visit Gujarat as waterfalls become more beautiful in this season and trekking trails, more adventurous.


Below is a list of top famous cities to explore in Gujarat tourism:

  • Ahmedabad – India’s first World Heritage city that is the largest city in Gujarat.
  • Gandhinagar – Capital of Gujarat and one of the famous tourist’s cities in Gujarat, Gandhinagar is the second planned city of India after Chandigarh.
  • Vadodara – Famously quoted as the cultural hub of country, Vadodara is a city that relaxes the mind.
  • Rajkot – A place where Mahatma Gandhi spent his earlier years of life, Rajkot is an important industrial city of Gujarat.
  • Surat – A central located city in Gujarat, Surat is known as the king of textiles as it produces some of the most amazing clothes.
  • Bhuj  Located in the Kutch region of Gujarat, Bhuj is home to a number of tourist attractions that includes forts, palaces and museums.

Few other top cities that you can include in your Gujarat tourism are Dwarka, Somnath, Jamnagar, Junagadh and Mandvi.


  • Gir National Park, Junagadh – A sparkling diamond in the jewels of Gujarat, Gir National Park is home to more than 300 avian species and so, it is widely known as one of the best places to visit in Gujarat.
  • Dwarkadhish Temple – It is one of the four Dhams and is visited not only by Indians but Hindus from all over the world. It is a popular, religious tourist place that is one of the best places to visit in Gujarat.
  • Statue of Unity – The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the first Home Minister of independent India. He was highly respected for his leadership in uniting the 552 princely states of India to form the single Union of India. It is the world’s tallest statue with a height of 182 meters. It is located on a river island facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Kevadiya colony.
  • Marine National Park, Jamnagar – Gujarat flanked by 1,600 long coastlines, there’s a tiny reserve named Marine National Park situated on the Gulf of Kutch. Some of the finest marine species such as starfishes, sponges, sea horses and sea turtles are found here making it one of the best places to visit in Gujarat.
  • Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar – This temple is sacred to lord Swaminarayan. The highlight of this famous temple is its architecture that is built of 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstone. This temple is definitely one of the best places to visit in Gujarat.

Some other top places to visit in Gujarat are Vijay Vilas Palace, Sun temple, Polo Monument, Rani Ki Vav, Somnath temple and many more. You can explore all these famous tourist places by booking our Gujarat tour packages.


  • Witness the White Desert – Also known as the Great Rann of Kutch, this white desert is reputed to be the world’s largest white salt desert. Evening hours are the best time to visit this diamond like desert and a number of tourists visit the White Desert. Witnessing this desert is definitely one of the top things to do in Gujarat.
  • Discover Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad – It is Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram where he planned several freedom movements. Visiting this ashram and feeling the historical vibes is one of the top things to do in Gujarat.
  • Witness sunset in Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad – Kankaria Lake is the second largest lake of Ahmedabad and watching sunset at this pristine lake is one of the most mesmerizing things to do in Gujarat.
  • Discover the ancient ruins of Lothal – For all the history lovers, this place is ideal place to visit. Discovering the ancient ruins over here are one of the best things to do as this place surprised its visitors with the magic of its ruins.

Some of the other top things to do in Gujarat are enjoying a cable car ride at the Ropeway in Saputara, hiking at the hills of Girnar, watching birds at Vadla and shopping in Law Garden Night Market in Ahmedabad.


Explore India’s longest coastline and works largest white desert on the world by booking Gujarat tour packages with us. Shore temples, marine park, Buddhist caves, ancient forts, cultural heritage, pristine waterfalls, intricately designed mansions and dense jungles are highlights of Gujarat tourism. Check out our various Gujarat tour packages and choose the one that suits your budget and preferences. Our Gujarat tour packages are designed by experts that are pocket friendly and cater to all the needs of our customers. So what are you waiting for? Sync in the adventures of Gujarat tourism by booking Gujarat tour packages with Sushant Travels.