Gujarat

The state of Gujarat is in the Western India region of the India. The state offers scenic beauty from Great Rann of Kutch to the hills of Saputara. Gujarat is the sole home of the pure Asiatic Lions in the world. Many structures in the state are buil t in Indo-saracenic style. Lothal, near to Ahmedabad and Dholavira, near to Kutch are sites of a Harappan (Indus) civilisation, which were older than 4000 years. Gujarat is also known for the Stepped Wells and Old Temples. It is the birthplace of Ma hatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the great iconic figures during India’s Independence movement.

 

Reasons to Visit :

> Walk on a Gandhi’s path : visit the places like Porbandar, Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad that are associated with the Father of Nation – Mahatma Gandhi
> Holy places Somnath and Dwarka : Visit the Somnath Mahadev Temple that has very long rich history. The temple located at Dwarka is dedicated to Lord Krishna.
> Be a part of Runn Utsav : Kutch Mahotsav or the great Kutch festival is organized during December – January every year near the days when Shivratri is celebrated.
> Explore Pavagarh Archarlogical Park : Visit the prehistoric (chalcolithic) sites, a hill fortress of an early Hindu capital, and remains of the 16th-century capital of the state of Gujarat.
> Learn from the ancient excavation of Dholavira and Lothal : These excavation tells the story of various stages of the civilization, from development to maturity to decay
> Home to the Asiatic Lion : Gujrat being the only place in India where you can find the Asiatic Lion.