Somnath temple and other places to visit in Somnath

Somnath temple

The small town of Somnath on the western coast of Gujarat is well known due to the Somnath temple. The Somnath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it’s an important pilgrimage site for Hindus. The Somnath temple is situated on the seashore and that’s why it’s also known as Shore temple of Gujarat. The … Read moreSomnath temple and other places to visit in Somnath

Gir National Park Safari and Other Information

Lioness and Cubs Gir National Park Safari and other Information

The Asiatic Lions only home is in Gir National Park Gujarat. There are around 520 Lions, Lioness and cubs in the wild of Sasan Gir National park. I have been to Gujarat a few times and during one of my trip, I went to Sasan Gir to see the Lions in the wild. Watching a … Read moreGir National Park Safari and Other Information

Bhuj to Rann of Kutch, Places to visit in Kutch beyond Kutch Festival

Bhuj to Rann of Kutch, Places to visit in Kutch beyond Kutch Festival

Winters is the best time to visit Great Rann of Kutch as water starts receding from September onwards. I planned my much-awaited Kutch trip just before the full moon of Rann Festival. There are two simple reasons for the timing. i.e. One, I don’t want to visit Kutch when it is too crowded and secondly … Read moreBhuj to Rann of Kutch, Places to visit in Kutch beyond Kutch Festival

A Trip to Land’s End Koteshwar, Lakhpat & Mata No Madh

We traveled to Bhuj, we visited many surrounding areas like the Great Rann of Kutch and Mandvi. After visiting all these places we did a day trip land’s end of the westernmost tip of India. We took a day trip from Bhuj to Nakhatrana, Ashapura temple also known as Mata No Madh, Lakhpat Fort & … Read moreA Trip to Land’s End Koteshwar, Lakhpat & Mata No Madh

One Day Trip from Bhuj to Mandvi Gujarat

Mandvi Beach Gujarat

During our Bhuj stay, we took a few day trips to the nearby area. One day we went to explore the places between Bhuj to Mandvi and the beach of Mandvi Gujarat. The Mandvi beach is nothing like the popular beaches of western coast but I am always happy to see the sea. We visited … Read moreOne Day Trip from Bhuj to Mandvi Gujarat

Places to visit in Bhuj, Best time to visit and shopping in Bhuj

Places to visit in Bhuj, Best time to visit and shopping in Bhuj

Kutch region of Gujarat is unique in terms of history and nature. There is no other place like Kutch. I have traveled to Kutch and made Bhuj our base for exploring the surrounding area. From Bhuj, we traveled to Great White Rann of Kutch, Dorado, Kala Dungar, Lakhpat, Narayan Sarovar, Mandovi and Mundra port. There … Read morePlaces to visit in Bhuj, Best time to visit and shopping in Bhuj

Places to Visit Near Ahmedabad in One Day

I have traveled to Gujarat a few times and have explored many places in this beautiful state. Every time I traveled to Gujarat, I started and ended my trip in Ahmedabad because flight connectivity is very good from Delhi. There are some interesting places in around Ahmedabad, which can be explored in a day trip. … Read morePlaces to Visit Near Ahmedabad in One Day

Beautiful Queen’s Stepwell Rani ki Vav Patan in Gujarat

Rani ki Vav

During my last trip to Gujarat for 2 weeks, I have visited many places. I have decided to take some day trips to the historic places around Ahmedabad. So, I have kept 3 days for Ahmedabad. On one of these days, I visited Rani Ki Vav and Sahastraling Tank in Patan, Modhera Sun Temple, a … Read moreBeautiful Queen’s Stepwell Rani ki Vav Patan in Gujarat

Diu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

Diu town from Ghogla beach

I visited Diu Island during my 17 days trip of Gujarat. We started from Ahmedabad then went to Little run of Kutch, Bhuj, Great Rann of Kutch, Junagarh, Gir National Park, Somanath and finally ended in Diu before returning to Ahmedabad. It was my second trip to Gujarat, I could not go to Diu during … Read moreDiu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

Rababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders

We visited a small hamlet of Rabari tribe in Hodka village near Great Rann of Kutch during our stay in one of the famous Eco resort in the area. There was only 10-12 house and the main occupation for them is making different handicraft items, mainly with Rabari embroidery (Which is also known as kuchi … Read moreRababri Tribe Women – Nomadic Herders