Gujarat is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. There are countless reasons to visit this beautiful state for your holiday and business tour. If you are confused what to do in the state, then don’t worry, Traveljee has compiled a list of the best things to do in Gujarat to make your stay lifelong memorable.

6 Best Things to Do in Gujarat

1. Gujarati Food

I think, the most of the non-Gujarati people must have heard about the Gujarat’s popular dishes and food such as Dhokla, Gathiya, Ragda, Bhel, Petish, Jalebi, and Fafda. In each major city of Gujarat, you would find food street, to enjoy the delicious traditional dishes. These dishes are cheap in cost and budget friendly. However, no compromise in taste and customer service by the most of vendors. It is one of the best things to do in Gujarat.

Khaman Dhokla
Khaman Dhokla

2. Laxmi Vilas Palace, Baroda

Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the largest royal palaces in the world. The royal palace is a famous tourist attraction in Vadodara, visited by thousand of tourists each year. Laxmi Vilas Palace is the official residence of the royal family of Baroda. The Palace also includes historical museum, located in the royal palace complex. You would be amazed after seeing the interior of the Laxmi Vilas Palace.

Laxmi Vilas Palace in Baroda
Laxmi Vilas Palace in Baroda

3. Gir Forest National Park, Junagadh

Gir Forest National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks in India. You would not forget your trip in the life. Gir is the home of Asiatic lions roaming freely in the park. Chinkara, Leopard, Deer and Sambar Deer are also seen in the national park. Gir is believed to be older than the Himalayas.

Read Also: Tourist Places in Junagadh


Blackbuck National Park in Bhavnagar
Blackbuck National Park in Bhavnagar

4. Gujarat Vidhan Sabha/Legislative Assembly

Gujarat Vidhan Sabha (Gujarat Legislative Assembly) is situated in the city of Gandhinagar. It is the capital of the state of Gujarat. If you are keen to know about the working style of the assembly of Gujarat, then Traveljee recommend you to visit this place. General public is allowed to sit in the public gallery, aka visitors’ gallery of the assembly hall of the building during the running season.

Gujarat Vidhansabha, Gandhinagar
Gujarat Vidhansabha, Gandhinagar

5. Navratri Festival

Gujarat is one of the most popular Navratri destinations in the world. Each year, a large number of people visit Gujarat to attend the Navratri festival. Ahmedabad, Vadodara (Baroda), Surat, Rajkot, Morbi, Jamnagar, and Bhavnagar are the most popular cities in the state of Gujarat to celebrate the Navratri festival. However, you just need to book your entry pass well in advance to get the confirmed entry.

Navratri Garba, Ahmedabad
Navratri Garba, Ahmedabad, Image Source: Wikimedia Commons


6. Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad

Kankaria Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the state of Gujarat. It is operated by the Municipal Corporation of Ahmedabad aka AMC. You would enjoy toy train, traditional food stalls, and amazing rides in the lake area. You just need to pay a small entry fee to get into the lake area. Kankaria Carnival is the best time to visit this beautiful lake.

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad
Kankaria Lake, Ahmedabad

6. Kirti Mandir, Porbandar

Kirti Mandir is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhiji. It is located in the city of Porbandar. You should not miss an opportunity to get a glimpse of this historical place.

Kirti Mandir, Porbandar
Kirti Mandir, Porbandar

Article last re-published on December 1, 2015.

3 thoughts on “6 Best Things to Do in Gujarat”

  1. thanks for providing important information abou gujarat.. it helps me very my life i once come to gujarat to watch the beauty of gujarat state…

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