Gorgeous Gujarat, the ‘glorious land’ of India has a very rich historical and cultural legacy.
Region come under the regions of various dynasties but witnessed great progress under the rule of Chalukyas (Solankis).
During this time Gujarat was attacked and plundered by the rampaging forces of Mahmud of Ghazni, but the Chalukyan Kings were able to maintain general prosperity and well-being.
After this glorious respite, the region faced troubled times under the Muslims, Marathas and the British.
Gujarat is also played a very important role in India’s struggle for freedom.
It is also regarded as a bastion of Jainism.
Jains, a thriving mercantile society well known for their business acumen and enterprise have contributed a lot in the progress of the State.
Gujarat has witnessed a spectacular growth in every sector and is one the leading industrialised States of India, with industrial giants like Tata, Reliance etc. hailing from this land.
It has also emerged as a leading tourist destination in the country.
Rich history and culture as well as the immense natural beauty and charm provide a fabulous off-beat holiday.
Its numerous archaeological and historical sites, majestic monuments, sacred sites, beautiful beaches, hill and health resorts, wildlife sanctuaries, handicrafts, cuisine and a tradition of hospitality.
Excellent transport network and other modern amenities will compel any traveller to pack the bags and reach for this amazing destination.
Area: 1,96,024 sq. kms.
Population: 6,04,39,692 (2011)
Languages: Gujarati, Hindi
Best Season: October to March
Famous For: Hindu & Jain Pilgrim Centres, Navratri Celebrations, Asiatic Lion, Textiles & Diamonds.
Winter (January and February): 120 C to 300 C
Pre Monsoon (March, April and May): 180 C to 420 C
Monsoon (June, July, August and September): 240 C to 380 C
Post Monsoon (October, November and December): 130 C to 360 C