The western part of India comprises of the states of Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra mainly. Tour to West India is one to unwind at the sea-shores, enjoy a multi-cultural cocktail and indulge in the culinary delights. In addition to the geographical beauty, this region also has a significant number of historical monuments and recreation options attracting a diverse group of travellers to opt for West India tours.
The hometown of Mahatma Gandhi, Gujarat is brimming with places related to the legend’s life. The state of Goa is completely different from that of Gujarat and offers a fun-filled holidaying experience on its beaches. The electric city of Bollywood, Mumbai is not just the entertainment hub, but is also the financial powerhouse of India. A mix of these three destinations makes for an ideal West India tour package.
Sun, Surf and Sand describe Goan holiday experience best. On a West India tour one cannot avoid the serenity of swaying palms, dazzling waters and white sands of Goa beaches. A Portuguese territory for about 450 years, Goa was annexed by Indian government in 1961. The region is thus flanked by numerous colonial relics, ancient cathedrals and a number of world heritage architecture adding intensity to Goa tour. The bonhomie of its people, colours of its carnivals, languid mood of its beaches and the drowsiness of its spirited nightclubs comes naturally to Goa. It is the ultimate party town and also the best place to unwind and shrug off that hang over the next day therefore makes its place solid in most of the tours to West India.
Gujarat is one of the treasures mostly untouched from the hordes of tourists. A long coastline makes Gujarat one of the major ports of India. The state encompasses all the major sites of Indus Valley Civilization which include Lothal and Dholavira. Home to Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi, Gujarat has witnessed numerous struggles for Indian Independence movements. West India tourism opens gate to the ancient civilizations and archaeological sites belonging to that age it also provides opportunity to experience the ways of life of the man who paved India’s path to independence. Places of interest in Gujarat include various museums such as Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Colico Museum of Textiles, Vadodara Museum and the Gandhi Museum.
Home to Indian Film Industry and the financial powerhouse of India, Mumbai is ever dazzling and thus is rightly known as “a city that never sleeps”. Perched on the west coast of India, Mumbai has a deep natural harbour. Its beaches are lively with people flocking in big numbers for a morning jog or evening breeze. Chowpatti Beach is one of its kind it is a place where lovers meet and where Mumbai takes a halt for making sand castles and to enjoy spicy beverages. Done with shopping at its flea markets and malls mushrooming at every corner, one can also explore its nightclubs and bars for a fun night-out. Thus buzzing with noise and laughter, rocking with hardships and music concerts Mumbai dazzles and makes a visit to this city a must for those on a West India tour.