Gujarat

India
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How to Get There

Plane: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is an international airport serving the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India.Gujarat is a state in Western India, sometimes referred to as the Jewel of Western India.

Public Transportation: Getting into and around Gujarat can be fairly simple.Local transport in the state can take you anywhere you would like through Gujarat.

Taxis and Cars: Traffic in Gujarat is normal apart from busy peak office hours in city area.

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Landmarks

Gandhi Ashram: Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram) is located in the Ahmedabad suburb of Sabarmati, Gujarat, near the Ashram Road, on the banks of Sabarmati river, four miles from the town hall. This was one of the residences of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly called Mahatma Gandhi, who lived there for about twelve years, and his wife, Kasturba Gandhi.

Riverfront: AMC has initiated the Project Development bank of Sabarmati river with an objective of environmental improvement with provision of slum rehabilitation for poor living on the river banks.10.4 km section of trail is open for public use. Amusement Rides water, including boat speed motorboat and are working between the bridge and the bridge Nehru Gandhi. Both gateway and rides were inaugurated by CM Narendra Modi, on August 15, 2012.

Gir National Park: National Park Gir Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, India.It is the only home of Asiatic Lions and is considered one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species.

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Weather

Summer: March to May.The summers are extremely hot and dry.

Monsoon: June to September. A popular time for visitors, temperatures are not too hot but stay between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius.

Winter:  October to January.The winters are mild, pleasant, and dry with average daytime temperatures.

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Life Style

The people of Gujarat live a hectic and chaotic life. There is always busy people in the streets trying to get from point A to point B. Although, it isn’t fair to define all Gujarat people this way as their culture and experiences far outweigh the chaos. Once you realize the beauty behind this chaos, it is quite enjoyable.

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Eat and Drink

The home of the Gujarati dish! When in Gujarat take advantage of the many small food shops and vendors. You can get the cheapest food and drink at local vendors and quite often it is usually the most delicious!

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Rest and Relaxation

Low Budget: Hostels start around $20 USD and rise to prices around $60 USD.

Medium Budget: On a medium budget you can get a nice hotel room with an average view of the city. Expect to pay between $100 and $200 USD for these accommodations.

High Budget: Given that Gujarat is a very popular tourist destination, a lot of money has been put into building beautiful hotels that will cost you around $300 USD and up.

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Travel Tips

Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, has varied terrain and numerous sacred sites. In its urban center of Ahmedabad is the Calico Museum of Textiles, displaying antique and modern Indian fabrics. Spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi’s  base from 1917-1930 was Sabarmati Ashram, where his living quarters remain on view. The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), built in the 15th-century, is defined by its courtyard and columned design.Explore Desert, temples , cities ,sea , river area of Gujarat in low budget.

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