Tourist Places in West India

Energetic, colourful, vivacious, enigmatic - West India is an amalgam of vast deserts in Rajasthan and verdant forests and long beaches in Goa and Maharashtra. While Mumbai is India's economic capital, it is also India's answer to Hollywood. 

Cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora of Maharashtra and wine region of Nashik and calm and unexplored Diu and sparkling waters and swaying palms of Goa - west India can't be missed from the tourist map!

Tourist Destinations in Western India

Also known as Jewel of West, Gujarat is famous for its legends and lions. The hometown of Mahatma Gandhi, it is a vibrant and culturally-rich state and has a unique charm. Brimming with places related to the life and times of Bapu it provides an opportunity to experience the ways of life of the man who paved India's path to independence. 

You can visit Sabarmati Ashram, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Colico Museum of Textiles, Vadodara Museum and the Gandhi Museum and other places related to the legend's life. Gir National Park in Gujarat is the one and only place to view pure Asiatic lions in the world. 

Gujarat also holds some other beautiful destinations such as Rani Ki Vav, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Somnath Mahadev Temple, Akshardham TempleDwarkadhish Temple, Palaces of Junagarh, Mahabat Maqbara to name few. Colorful festivals and handicrafts further reflect the eclectic traditions of this part of India.

On a West India tour you cannot avoid Rajasthan which with its forts, palaces, havelis, and temples offer endless opportunities for tourists to experience and take home good memories. Visit Udaipur, Jaipur and Jaisalmer in Rajasthan to witness the opulence of yesteryear royal culture. 

Stark desert landscapes, sand dunes, colorful fairs and festivals, picturesque nature spots make it a haven for travelers. Amer Fort, Chittaurgarh Fort, City Palace of Udaipur, Pichola lakeDilwara Jain Temples, Ranthambhore National ParkSariska Tiger Reserve, Longewala War Memorial are some of the must-see tourist places in Rajasthan.

Seashores, deserts, forts, palaces, and a lot more exist in western part of India to make your holiday memorable for a lifetime.

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