West India

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West India

West India is a confluence of traditional values and modern outlook. From the folk culture withstanding the test of time in Rajasthan to the roar of the Asiatic lions reverberating in Gujarat to the city of dreams holding the grandeur of Hindi and Marathi cinema, the western India is purely magical. If Rajasthan engulfs you in the golden sands of Thar then Gujarat brightens your day with the white sands of Kutch. Your tastebuds will fire up with the spicy Vada Pavs in Maharashtra and soothe with the Jalebis and Fafda of Gujarat. Flashes from ancient, medieval and modern India will be seen in the architectures spread out along the length and breadth of Maharashtra. And if you want to connect with the proprietor of the non-violence methods Sabarmati ashram awaits your arrival. West India is an amalgamation of deserts and Western Ghats in a beautiful way.

Western India comprises of the states of Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra, and is primarily famous for places like Mumbai, Goa, Rann of Kutch, the cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora and the Wildlife Sanctuaries in Gujarat. Boasting of a rich cultural heritage, this part of the country houses some exemplary tourist sites including magnificent monuments, which are embodiments of the glorious architectural heritage of ancient India.

Maharashtra’s rich cultural tradition is magnificently reflected in its palaces and monuments which lure hundreds of tourists to Maharashtra from all corners of the globe. Prominent among these monuments are the Gateway of India, Mumbai; Elephanta Caves, Mumbai, Aga Khan Palace, Pune; Aurangabad Caves; and the rock cut caves at Ajanta and Ellora.

Goa is one of the main states in West India and an endearing abode of scenic charm and beauty. A vacationer’s paradise, Goa presents an exhilarating combination of an unending expanse of spectacular beaches, sensuous golden sands, rich cultural heritage, varied flora and fauna, beautiful churches and magnificent temples.

Gujarat is a canvas of art, culture, architecture, folk dance and music. The main attractions of Gujarat are Sun Temple in Modhera, Lord Krishna’s Temple in Dwarka, Temple of Somnath, National Park in Jamnagar, and Temple of Ambaji.

Rajasthan gives you the opportunity to collect memories of a lifetime. Amidst the Aravalli Range and along the golden sand dunes, watch the varied scenic beauty of Rajasthan. The places to see here are Jaipur, the gateway to Rajasthan, Bharatpur, famous for the wildlife sanctuary, Jaisalmer, the Golden City, Ajmer, the pilgrimage center, and Bikaner.