Gujarat is the western most state of India, with Gandhinagar being the capital city and Ahmedabad forming the largest city of the state. The state primarily has the Gujarati speaking population spread across.
During your visit to Gujarat, you will have an array of options to visit the history, culture and the tradition of this beautiful state. One of the major tourist attractions in Gujarat remains to be the Sabarmati Ashram in the city of Ahmedabad, home to Mahatma Gandhi, from where he led India’s fight for independence. The Ashram has been preserved extremely well and is an abode of peace and tranquility. Akshardham temple is another architectural marvel, temple of Swaminarayan which cannot be missed. The Somnath mahadev temple in Somnath is another popular religious place of visit. One of the major tourist attractions include the Gir National Park and the Wildlife sanctuary. Gir is the only natural habitat of world popular for Asiatic Lions coupled with thousands of other elusive wild animals and hard-to-find birds like uncommon Asiatic wild ass, hyenas, Gir foxes, pygmy woodpecker, brown fish owl and black buck. Likewise there are many other places of interest including the Dwarakadhish temple, the Laxmi Vilas palace, Sabarmati riverfront and the Great Runn of Kutch and its white deserts which are a salt bed, famous also for the Rann festival. Amongst its culinary delights, Gujarat which is primarily a vegetarian state is famous for the Gujarati Thali, Khaman Dhokla, Handvo, Khandvi and other Gujarati dishes which are sweet, salty and spicy simultaneously.
The best time to explore Gujarat is between November and March with pleasant weather perfectly fine for sightseeing.