Gujarat is one of the major tourist destinations of incredible India offers archaeological and historical sites to explore the hidden history of Gujarat, beaches, cultural centres, hill stations, wildlife, religious places, fairs and festivals with its major cities like Ahmedabad
Bhavnagar, Vadodara, Surat etc. which are famous all over the world. Since the ancient time, Gujarat has been explored by the foreigners and made this region as their commercial centre, even during the British period, this region was considered as the Manchester of India. It may be because of its geographical location surrounded by Arabian Sea, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Pakistan, it is credited with “jewel of the west”. Incredible Gujarat is also associated with Mahatma Gandhi, the apostle of peace and non-violence where he began his famous “Dandi March” to the sea to protest against the Salt Tax imposed by the British.
Historical and Archaeological Tours
Gujarat attracted the tourists from all over the world especially for historical tourism, the history of which can be dated back to 4500 years with greatest historical and archaeological monuments. The site of Lothal is an example of the Harappan civilization, the site of Ahmedabad is famous for Indo-Sarcenic architecture, the archaeological site of Palitana Jain style temple, Junagadh Buddhist for caves etc. Some other historical and archaeological sites of Gujarat are Adalaj Vav, Rani Roopmati Mosque, Bhadra Fort, Shahibag Palace, Sabarmati Ashram, Lothal, Dandi, Darbar Gadh, Centres of Harappan Civilization, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Roman Catholic Church, Fort of Diu, Ashokan Rock Edicts, Nagina Masjid, Citadel of Mahmud, Sun Temple, Gandhian Places, Hriday Kunj, Kirti Mandir etc.
Beach tour to Incredible Gujarat
Gujarat is situated on the western coast of India shares its border with a long coastline extending to 1,600 kms with the finest beaches of India along with the Portuguese forts, shore temples, port cities and beach resorts. Some of the famous beaches of Gujarat are Diu Beach which is located at a distance of 125 km from Junagada, Mandwi Beach which is located on the northern coast of the Gulf of Kutch, Chorwad Beach which is located at a distance of 66 km from Junagadh, Porbandar Beach situated along the Arabian sea, Gopnath Beach located at a distance of 275 km from Ahmadabad, Rozi and Bedi Ports located on the shore of Arabian Sea, Bet Dwarka an island situated about 30 km. from Dwarka pilgrim-centre of Vaishnavas, Diu situated 125 kms. from Junagadh and many more!
Cultural Tour to Incredible Gujarat
The cultural tour of Incredible Rajasthan is an amalgamation of varied cultures, arts, music, literature, religious traditions that has the history of hundreds of thousands of years. Because of its geographical location this region of Gujarat was navigated by ancient countries like Sumer, Phoenicia, Rome, Egypt, Arabia, Iran, East Africa, Lanka, Brahmadesh, Malaya, Java, Sumatra, China etc. to establish their trade relations with India. Some of the famous destinations of cultural tour of Gujarat are Calico Textile Museum, Shreyas Museum, Kite Museum, Institute of Indology etc.