The Undiscovered Western India

The Western states of India are all time favourite spots for tours and travels. They can be visited throughout the year and you will not even miss any chance to have fun. Here is an ultimate guide to the most happening places located in the western part of our country.

1. Rajasthan

Rajasthan is the hottest place in India. But still, it is one of the most beautiful state with unique cultures and traditions. It is famous for many things. Some of them are their attires, their jewellery, their dance form Ghoomar and the famous dessert Ghewar.


A. Rajasthan has Udaipur which is known as the City Of Lakes with most number of lakes as well as monuments and forts each with their unique architecture. It is surrounded by the beautiful Aravalli Ranges and is also known as Jewel Of Rajasthan.


B. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is known as the pink city because of it’s colourful and vibrant culture. It is one of the most happening cities of Rajasthan and has a very historical and royal background. It has many forts and the famous Hawa Mahal which is a very attracting tourist spot in the country.


C. Rajasthan even have a hill station known as Mount Abu. It is a beautiful place with beautiful temples and a soothing environment.

D. Among all the places, Rajasthan even have cities like Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Pushkar and Ajmer which are famous for their historic architecture which can be clearly seen on the walls of the historic forts. It also consists of the extremely huge desert land of Thar. It has an abundance of lakes, temples, monuments and many other small princely cities and villages. 

It’s vibrant and colourful culture is bound to take your breath away.

2. Gujarat

Gujarat is one the most beautiful state which is full of businessmen I must say!! Gujarat has one of the main river that is Sabarmati.


A. Ahmedabad: The former capital city of Gujarat with a humungous past and history. Being the most important city for the state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is unique in its own way. It is one of the smart cities of India with all the new amenities like universities, schools and hospitals. It is also famous for its traditional dress Ghagra Choli. The Gujarati cuisine is just lip-smacking.


B. Kutch: Kutch is an island which is in the shape of a tortoise, this is why it is called Kutch. The main attraction of this place is the Great White Rann or the Great White Salt Desert. It has a surreal atmosphere and the people residing here are so humble and welcoming. They literally treat the tourist guest as their god.


C. Surat: Surat is the business city of Gujarat. It is rich in the businesses involved in textiles and mainly diamond cutting. It is the second most populated city in the state.


D. Except for all these places, Gujarat is very important to state as it contains The Great Statue Of Unity. The statue is of The Iron Man, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. It is a major inspiration and a sign of true patriotism towards India.

E. Apart from this, Gujarat has many other cities like Bhavnagar, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Vadodara etc. which are extremely important for the survival of Gujarat. It also has Gir National Park which is the home to Asiatic Lions.

3. Goa

Goa is the smallest yet the most happening place in India. It is not only attractive to domestic travellers but is a choice for people from all around the world.


A. Goa has many beaches such as Calangute Beach which is the largest beach in Goa. It is spread from Candolim to Baga. It hosts many fares and adventure sports which fill the tourist with thrills and fun. It also has Baga Beach which is situated in North Goa. Baga Beach mostly has the maximum number of clubs to enjoy the nightlife in Goa.


B. Apart from beaches, Goa also has a large number of churches, one of them being the most famous and a UNESCO certified World Heritage Site, Basilica Of Bom Jesus. It is said that this church is built 400 years ago in 1694.

C. Goa also has many adventurous water sports and parties.

So, this was a peek through some main states of Western India. Explore and Enjoy!!

Post Author: Tanvi Shaligram

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