Gujarat state is one of the rapid developing states located on west cost of India. Gujarat is also known as hometown of the “Father of the Nation”. Today, Gujarat is a fast growing industrial state of India; it is also popular as tourist destination visited by foreign tourists throughout the year. Tourists visit this significant place for its beauty and vibrant culture. State is studded with some of the excellent heritage monuments which cannot be found elsewhere. Ahmadabad alone has 458 sites of historical heritage. The founder of 600 years old city was Sultan Ahmed Shah. UNESCO has listed Ahmadabad in its World Heritage list.
Hathee Sing Jain Temple, Swami Narayan Mandir, and many more are eye catching attractions for the tourists. Champaner Pavagarh Archaeological Park near Vadodara is also a favorite jaunt for heritage lovers. Beside heritage sites, wildlife is also a major aspect of tourism to Gujarat. Gir National Park is the most visited wildlife sanctuary of Gujarat which has endangered species like Lions, Chital, Chinkara, Nilgai, Sambhar, Four horned Antelope and Wild Boar. For bird lovers during winter time, wetland birds such as White Storks, Rosy Pelicans, Brahminy Ducks, Flamingos and Herons can be seen at Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary. Apart from this Gujarat also leads variety in pilgrimage places. Dwarka place of lord Krishna and Somnath temple of Lord Shiva which is one of the twelve jyotirlinga are the famous attraction for pilgrims. Ambaji is also one of the main attractions for pilgrims. To concluded Gujarat tourism offers you a heritage, culture and spirituality that cannot be found on any other part of glob.