Location: Across the Thar Desert
Major Cities: Mumbai, Panjim, Pune, Ahmedabad, Nashik, Khajuraho
Heritage Destinations: Daman & Diu, Patan, Mahabaleshwar
Holiday Destinations: Goa Beaches, Ajanta & Ellora Caves, Khajuraho Temples
Western India comprises of the states of Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and the union territory of Daman and Diu. It is primarily famous for places like Mumbai, Goa, Rann of Kutch, the cave temples of Ajanta and Ellora and the Wildlife Sanctuaries in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. 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. Besides, the temperate climate in west India supports the growth of uniquely varied flora and fauna. Hence, some of the finest and best known wildlife sanctuaries are located in West India.
The third largest state in India, Maharashtra overlooks the Arabian Sea and forms an integral part of West India. This coastal state presents a fine blend of tradition and modernity, and is home to several enchanting tourist attractions. Prominent monuments include the Gateway of India, Mumbai; Elephanta Caves, Mumbai, Aga Khan Palace, Pune; Aurangabad Caves; and the rock cut caves at Ajanta and Ellora. This World Heritage Site is renowned for its monumental caves built by the Rashtrakutas and other ruling dynasties of ancient South India.
Lying on the western coast of India, Goa is 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. You simply don't need to look beyond the magical land of Goa for the perfect holiday, be it fun, adventure, sunshine, spirituality or just relaxation. Madhya Pradesh is often called the heart of India with a landscape of plateaus, river valleys, hills, and forests. For the visitor, the highlight of Madhya Pradesh is the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the 9th-10th century temples at Khajuraho known for their erotic carvings, remains of the 3rd century BC - 7th century AD Buddhist settlement at Sanchi and the cave paintings dating to 8000 BC at Bhimbetka.
No West India tour can be complete without a visit to the coastal state of Gujarat which flaunts the longest coastline (1290 km) in India. Home to some of the foremost tourist places in West India, Gujarat is known for its ancient temples, spectacular beaches, colorful people and the rich cultural heritage. The home state of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the nation, Gujarat boasts of beautiful temples, sunny beaches, the Rann of Kutch, several historic sites, well planned cities, national parks and sanctuaries.
The twin city of Daman and Diu is situated on the southern border of the state of Gujarat. They are beautiful getaways with golden beaches, dense palm-groves and historical monuments.
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