One of the most industrialised states in India, Gujarat borders Pakistan, with the states of Rajasthan to the north-east, Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra and the Union territories of Diu, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the south. The Arabian Sea makes up the state's western coast. Its capital Gandhinagar is a planned city. The major cities in Gujarat are Ahmedabad, Vadodara (Baroda), Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar.
Best time to visit:
Between October and March is the ideal time to visit.