India - Gujarat (PDF Chapter)
This is the Gujarat chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Unfairly overlooked by many travellers scurrying between Mumbai (Bombay) and Rajasthan, Gujarat is an easy side-step off the well-beaten tourist trail. While the capital, Ahmedabad, can draw you in with its remarkable architecture and excellent dining scene, the countryside holds most of this state’s many treasures.
- explore tribal villages in Kachchh to admire and acquire some of India’s best textiles
- take a forest safari in search of Asia’s only wild lions at Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary
- tackle a thali, explore the old-city mosques and pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Ahmedabad (Amdavad), Vadodara (Baroda), Saurashtra, Bhavnagar, Blackbuck National Park, Palitana, Diu, Somnath, Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary, Junagadh, Gondal, Jamnagar, Kachchh (Kutch), Bhuj, Mandvi, Little Rann of Kachchh.