Tourism in Gujarat

Tourism in Gujarat is developing at a fast pace for more reasons than one. Not only is the state known for its industries but also renowned for its rich cultural heritage and scenic splendor. The beautiful temples, historical monuments, secluded beaches and the rich flora and fauna has led to the growth of tourism in Gujarat.

Gujarat tourism attracts a good number of pilgrims and nature lovers from all parts of the country.

With the objective of opening up vistas to discerning travellers who would love to spend their vacations in Gujarat, Gujarat Tourism Development Corporation has taken the initiative to develop good infrastructure near Gujarat travel destinations and open Gujarat Tourism information offices all across the country.

These information centers provide information about Gujarat tourism. The vibrant website of Gujarat tourism is a virtual Gujarat tourism guide, which gives out Gujarat travel details and offers exciting Gujarat tours, excursions and family vacation packages.


Best Time To Visit Gujarat

The ideal time to visit Gujarat is from October to February when the state enjoys a warm and pleasant weather.


Tourist Attractions In Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Sabarmati Ashram, Sarnath, Palitana, Dwarka, Bhuj, Somnath Temple, Champaner, Saputara, Junagarh and Sasangir Bhavnagar, and Porbandar are some of the important Gujarat travel destinations.


How to Reach Gujarat

By Air : Gujarat has 10 domestic airports and an international airport at Ahmedabad. There are frequent international flights to countries in Middle East, Europe and America. Indigo Airlines, Jetlite, Kingfisher airlines; Air India and Kingfisher Red operate regular flights to Ahmedabad from all major cities of India.

Other airports are at Vadodara, Bhuj, Bhavnagar, Surat, Kandla, Keshod, Jamnagar, Porbandar and Rajkot.

By Rail : A good railway network not only connects the state internally but also links all prime cities of Gujarat to rest of the country.

By Road : An excellent network of roads, state and national highways connects Ahmedabad, the capital city to the different important places in the state of Gujarat and the major cities of India.

The Gujarat State Transport Corporation, Gujarat Tourism, and private operators operate regular buses to all the major destinations of the state from most of the larger cities.


Travel in Gujarat

There are various means of public transport in Gujarat. Local buses run by the State transport connect all major cities of Gujarat and offer a comfortable journey at nominal fares. Private taxis, auto rickshaws can be hired to move around the cities and towns.

For shorter distances, cycle rickshaws are also available.