Gujarat is one of the best travel destinations in India. You should buy travel packages well in advance from popular travel agents or travel portals. You should always buy travel insurance from popular travel insurance companies to avoid any types of sudden expenses during your journey. It is always practiced by frequent travellers. If you are looking for best travel insurance, then do not forget to check all plans, benefits, coverage, and other things.

Gujarat is a popular travel destination, you would find everything in the state, from delicious food to historic places, from modern cities to ancient places. So, let’s see best things to do in Gujarat for wonderful experience.

10 Best Things to Do in Gujarat For Lifetime Memories

1. Taste Delicious Gujarati Food

I think, most of 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.

Gujarati 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. Explore Beautiful and Large 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, Vadodara
Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara

3. Spot Asiatic Lions @ 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. Participate in 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. Explore Beautiful 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. Visit 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. It is considered as one of the most popular places to visit in Gujarat due to it’s historic importance.

Kirti Mandir, Porbandar
Kirti Mandir, Porbandar

7. Experience Never Forgettable Rann of Kutch

Rann of Kutch is the biggest salt desert in the world. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. Each year, thousands of tourists arrives to explore beauty of white desert in winter season. A full moon day is the best time to visit this amazing place to feel the beauty.

Rann of Kutch
Rann of Kutch

8. Back to History: Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram is one of the most popular historical places to visit in Ahmedabad. It is also one of the best things to do in Gujarat to go back to the history of India’s pre independence era. In this Gandhi Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi spent about 12 years with his wife Kasturba.

The Government of India preserved this place as a national monument. The Ashram has a lot of things which attracts domestic and foreign tourists.

Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad
Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad

9. Explore Ancient Civilization: Dholavira and Lothal

To go back in the ancient civilization, you must visit Dholavira and Lothal sites. These sites are considered as one of the major architectural sites of ancient India. In ancient time, Dholavira was a city spread over 100 hectares of land. On the other hand, Lothal is believed to be a trading hub in ancient time.

Lothal Ancient City
Source: Flickr

10. Visit Wonderful Jama Mosque, Ahmedabad

Jama Mosque or Jama Masjid is one of the best places to visit in Ahmedabad. It is located in old Ahmedabad city, popular among the domestic and International tourists. It is one of the best things to do in Gujarat when you spend your holiday here. Do not forget to see prayers on Friday here.

Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad
Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad

Article Title: 10 Best Things to Do in Gujarat For Lifetime Memories
Article last re-published on May 20, 2019.

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