Tourist Places in Gujarat are in large numbers. It’s a beautiful tourist destination, popular among the domestic and international travellers. The state has several tourist attractions from historical places to modern attractions, heritage culture to modern nightlife, and much more. Traveljee is 100% sure that, you would have an excellent experience in Gujarat by spending your holiday here.

10 Most Beautiful Tourist Places in Gujarat for Wonderful Holiday and Vacation

1. Sardar Sarovar Dam, Narmada

Sardar Sarovar Dam is one of the most visited tourist places in Gujarat. The dam is located in the district of Narmada in Gujarat. If you are planning for one day or two day trips to Gujarat, then it is the perfect place. We are 100% sure that, your children would have memorable experience by seeing one of the largest dams of India. If you are living in Gujarat, then it is one of the best places to visit for short trip with your family members or friends.

Sardar Sarovar Dam, Narmada

2. Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara

Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the most beautiful royal palaces in India. The royal palace is located on J N Marg in Baroda. The palace is considered as the largest private royal residence in the world. The Royal Palace is a perfect example of India’s royal families luxurious life and royal residences. It is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Gujarat and you should not miss an opportunity to explore it.

Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara

3. Somnath Temple, Prabhas Patan

Somnath Temple is one of the holiest places in Gujarat among the Hinduism followers. It is also believed to be the 1st jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. If you are looking for best places to visit in Gujarat for 2 days, then it is the perfect place. The Somnath Temple is visited by thousands of people each day. It is also considered as one of the most famous places in Gujarat, visited by almost all religious tourists in Gujarat.

Somnath Temple, Prabhas Patan

4. Gir National Park, Junagadh

Gir National Park is an extremely beautiful national park, located in the district of Junagadh. According to Google Reviews, the national park is rated  4.5 out of 5 based on 819 submitted reviews. You should spend at least three days at this amazing place. Many people prefers this national park as one of the best places to spend their summer vacation in Gujarat. You should also include this national park in your long trip to Gujarat with your family members or friends. A good number of hotels and guesthouses are also located in Junagadh for tourists.

Gir National Park, Junagadh

5. Hajipir Dargah, Kutch

Hajipir Dargah is one of the most popular religious sites in Gujarat among the Muslims. The dargah is located near the border of Pakistan and India. Please refrain to visiting any places in Kutch during summer. The winter is the best season / time to visit Kutch. The whole district is located in the deserted area and you would face hot temperature in summer. It’s perfectly okay to visit this place for one day trip or two days trip in Gujarat. Traveljee has included this place in top 10 tourist places in Gujarat which you must visit once in your life.

Hajipir Dargah, Kutch

6. Diu

Diu is not legally considered as part of Gujarat state but it is located in the state. Diu has several beautiful beaches and amazing crystal clear water beaches. It’s a popular place among the domestic and international travellers in India. Diu is a choice of every traveller in Gujarat. You could spend one day, two days, three days, four days or maximum five days in Diu to explore almost all beaches, and tourist attractions.

This beautiful tourist destination could be visited in summer, winter or even in rainy season. Diu is included in the list of top 10 tourist places in Gujarat. Diu is also considered as one of the best tourist cities in Gujarat.


7. Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad

Sabarmati Ashram is one of the most visited tourist places in Gujarat. It was the official residence of India’s Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It’s perfectly okay to spend at least one day for this historical tourist attraction. Do not forget to visit historical museum which is located in the premises of Ashram. Do not forget to visit other tourist attractions in Ahmedabad.

Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad

8. Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

Jama Masjid is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Gujarat. The mosque was built in 1424 by Ahmed Shah I. The masjid is located on Gandhi Road, Ahmedabad and popular place in top 10 Gujarat sightseeing. It’s an extremely peaceful place in the busy area. You should not miss an opportunity to visit this amazing place with your friends or loved one. Please follow the rules of Jama Masjid written on doorstep.

Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

9. Alang, Bhavnagar

Alang is a popular worldwide centre of ship breaking business. It’s a perfect okay tourist destination for one day picnic in Gujarat. It’s a good place and popular in Gujarat points of interest category. You would able to see a large number of ships on the port which came for breaking. It is advisable to do not visit this place during summer due to hot temperature.

Alang, Bhavnagar

10. Watson Museum, Rajkot

The Watson Museum is one of the most visited tourist attractions among the domestic tourists. The museum is located in Jubilee Garden in Rajkot. The entry fees for the Watson Museum are nominal and everybody is allowed to visit it. It is considered as one of the beautiful places in Gujarat as it contains many historical things including heritage things.

Watson Museum, Rajkot

Questions Asked by Our Readers

Reader’s Question: Which are best places to visit in Gujarat in summer
Answer: We strongly suggests you to visit beautiful beaches of Gujarat, Diu, Daman, Mandavi, Porbandar, Veraval, Chorwad, Dandi, and a few are popular beach destinations in Gujarat. Other than beach destinations in Gujarat, you should visit Gir National Park which is located in Junagadh. Nalsarovar is also an amazing place which is located near Ahmedabad.

Reader’s Question: Suggests us best places for 3 days trip in Gujarat
Answer: You haven’t mentioned your choices, whether you are interested in natural places in Gujarat or historical places of the state? Traveljee suggests the following places for 3 days trip in Gujarat.

  • Mandavi Beach, Kutch
  • The Royal Palace on Beach, Mandavi – Kutch
  • Rann of Kutch
  • Narayan Sarovar, Lakhpat
  • Hanging Bridge (Julta Pul), Morbi

Reader’s Question: Which are popular cold places in Gujarat
Answer: Gandhingar, Diu, Daman, Naliya, Mandvi and Deesa are cold places in Gujarat.

Reader’s Question: Is there any guide available on Gujarat tourism in Hindi?
Answer: We do not have any specific guide on ‘Gujarat Tourism in Hindi’ but you should use translation too online to translate any article for reading purpose only.

Reader’s Question: Which are best natural places in Gujarat?
Answer: Gir National Park (Junagadh), Dumas Beach (Surat), Nagina Wadi (Ahmedabad), Sardar Sarovar Dam (Narmada), Mandvi Beach (Kutch), and a lot more

Reader’s Question: Which are popular holiday places in Gujarat?
Answer: Diu, Daman, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Nalsarovar, Narayan Sarovar, Kutch, and Rajkot are popular holiday places in Gujarat.

Reader’s Question: Let me know Top 10 Travel Destinations in Gujarat
Answer: Ahmedabad, Baroda, Kutch, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Gandhinagar, Saputara, and Narmada are top travel destinations in Gujarat.

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Article Title: 10 Most Beautiful Tourist Places in Gujarat for Wonderful Holiday and Vacation
Article last re-published on April 21, 2017.

60 thoughts on “10 Most Beautiful Tourist Places in Gujarat for Wonderful Holiday and Vacation”

  1. Fantastic experience after reading your amazing blog! Really informative and outstanding ideas. Thanks dear for sharing with us and keep sharing amazing ideas with everyone.

  2. Can you arrange orderly to visit important temples of gujarat by train, we are coming from Mumbai. 3 days trips with gir safari and 2 two days for kutch and bhuj and damen diu

  3. sir… im now at himmatnagar…. muje himmatnagar k aas pass k visiting palace btaeye… kankriya lack kesa h… or usi k root mai or palace btaeye….
    please sir apki badi mehrbani hogi.. im from rajasthan

  4. I am in plan for trip of Gujarat with family in last week of may, please advise best places with resorts for injoy Holiday for us and kids, we have own vehicle.

  5. I want to visit Gujarat plz suggest me that which is most enjoyable place for kids to have fun…….

  6. I want to visit Gujarat for 5 days, plz suggest me that which is the most enjoyable place for kids…..

    1. Maya, You can visit Somnath, Diu, Dwarka, Junagadh (Sasan Gir for Lion), Kutchchh BHuj, ahmedabad, Gandhinagar(Akshardham Temple).

  7. Hi Shakil, Its really very nice post about Gujarat tour, Thank you very much for promoting our Gujarat tourist places, I have traveled some beautiful less known places in Gujarat this are Malnath hill, Mangadh hill, Wilson hill, Don hill, Champaner and many more. I have share some beautiful photos on my blog your blog is more popular and I am sure your reader will love it.

  8. You have not mentioned white rann of Kutch which is one of the best place to visit.Out of Top 10 , 05 are from Kutch:
    1) Great Rann of Kutch which also known as a White Rann, Hodaka -Dhorado village. 2)Dholavira – An Archological site.
    3)Wild ass sanctuary at Little Rann 4)Mangroves Island Mundra port 5)Chhari -Dhandha Grassland famous for birds.
    Also temples like Narayan Sarover, Koteshaver Mahadev,Mata- Na- Madh, 72-Jinalya jain temple, Mandvi- the virgin beach,
    Lakhapat fort, Black Hills Than Monastery dhinodhar, Aina Mahal/Prag Mahal , Bhuj.

  9. I’m currently in nadiad would love to find a zoo with tiger and maybe a national park not far from nadiad kindly advice

  10. Currently i am living in Nadiad and i want to go for a picnic in the range of 200 km which place is the best to go for one day.and it must be like hill station.

  11. I am currently living in Bharuch and want to visit some places which could be completed in 4 days
    Also the travelling time have to be less OK could return by the 4th day

  12. sir i want to know about Gujarat tour package whole famous place.i want to go there . pls contact me.

  13. I would like to share my opinion for gujarat tourism, it is not proper managed department, dont waste your hard earned money on gujarat tour there is nothing WOW,

    1. I live in gujarat. So amazing places in Gujarat seacialy somnath,sasan gir jungal in lions,and junagadh girnar.

    1. Best place you can plan for Gir, Div or Gir, somnath, dwarka tour according to your plan and stay at any gir resort for one night and one night to div you will have fun and enjoyable moment with family for four day plan.

  14. I want to go on a trip of gujrat with my family . Can you please suggest me how i should make the plan . So that we could see the famous places
    of gujrat . For how many days and night we should make the trip.

  15. It would be great if you can write a separate article on Calico Museum of Textiles, Sidi Bashir Mosque, Sayaji Baug, EME Temple, Sidi Saiyeed Mosque, Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery, Kalika Mata Temple (Pavagadh), Palitana Temple, Vastrapur Lake, Pavagadh Hill, Watson Museum, Nehru Bridge, Ukai Dam, Statue of Unity, Dumas Beach, and Nazarbaug Palace.

  16. just amazing palace in Gujarat.real multi cuisine restaurant they have,one of his kind Swimming pool with musical fountain.

  17. How far is Kevadia Colony from Vadodara? How to reach there? What are the sight seeing places and hotels? pl. let me know. Thanks.

    1. Hi Prakash,

      Thank you for your question, Vadodara to Kevadia Colony distance is 88 kms (55 miles). You should hire a private car or reach there through the GSRTC buses. Have a nice holiday!

  18. I live in Ahmedabad.
    Please suggest a place in Gujarat or nearby. We want to go for 2 days to some place with good resort to relax.
    Thank you

  19. I want a trip with my family & friends to ahmedabad in may/2015 to visit top tourist places of gujarat in 5 days by package tour from ahmedabad. Plz inform the trst. places, type of hotels with total price (economic). Your suggestions & views required. Thanking you.

  20. I am in somnath on 7th and 8th feb 15. I have time from 8th feb 14 to 14 fwb 15.
    my returning is from Ahemedabed at 6am on 15-2-15.
    pl advice.
    somnath, nageswar and dwarika is essential.

    other as per your choice

  21. Please suggest me to have a good program of seven days tour. I am going to Gujarat with my family. I am interested to visit Rann of Kutch. Please give me some advice as I am going with my family.

  22. I want to go on a trip of Gujarat for 7 days. Please give me some hill station places and geographical places in Gujarat.

  23. I wish to visit Gujarat in this December with all geography students of Digvijay Autonomos College, Rajnandgaon Chhattisgarh. Please suggest me tour program, I like natural places and Sarowar Dam.

    1. @Kumlal Sahu, Thanks for your comment. You can visit tourist places such as Sardar Sarovar Dam (Kevadiya Colony), Girnar (Junagadh), Saputara, Okha, Dwarka, Rann of Kutchh and Jamnagar.

  24. I wish to visit Gujarat between 1st November to 9th November with my family. Please suggest me tour program, I like natural places and greenery.

    1. @Dineshji, Thanks for your comment. You are most welcome in Gujarat. There are so many beautiful and greenery places such as Girnar (Junagadh), Somnath Mandir (religious as well as natural place), Saputara (lone hill station of Gujarat) and many others. Best wishes for your trip.

  25. Hi
    I am planning to visit my friend in Samakhiali in October 2014. I am interested in wild life & landscape photography. Can you suggest good places for photography near samakhiali.
    I also want to see Rann of kutch.

    1. Jagray Mataji Mandir and Shani Dham are two famous places in Samkhiali in Kutch. Bhuj is the nearest city which have so many attractions. Samkhiyali to Bhuj distance is 97.8 km which merely takes 1 hr and 45 minutes.

  26. I want to go on a trip of Gujarat for 4 days. Please give me some hill station places in Gujarat.

    1. @Kishan, Thanks for comment. Gujarat has so many historical religious places. Here are some of them 1. Somnath Temple 2. Dwarkadhish Temple, Dwarka 3. Chamunda Mataji Temple, Chotila and others. You can visit this article for Hindu Temples in Gujarat.

      Gujarat is well connected through Indian Railways. You can also use GSRTC bus or Taxi to reach there.

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