What are the best tourist places in West India?

West India is a region in the western part of India. It includes the states Gujarat, Maharashtra Rajasthan, and Goa and Union Territories, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu. This region has dominant industries, and dense with the urban population.


  • Ahmedabad is also known as the Manchester of the east and this place is very famous for its very well-established textile industry.

  • Numerous architectural spectacles have been made over here such as the Akshardham temple and the Jama Masjid.

  • Ahmedabad is also famous for being the home to the Kankaria Lake and the Kamla Nehru zoo.

  • Visiting this place in the month of October will be the best time to visit this place as there are a lot of festivals that will take place.

Ajanta and Ellora

  • These caves were built in between the second and the seventh century BC.

  • The Ajanta caves basically display the religious arts of the Buddhists whereas the Ellora caves are a group of almost 34 different caves that comprise of various Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu temples.

  • These caves are located approximately 98kms from the main heart of Aurangabad which has both an airport as well as a railway station.


  • This is a hill station that is hidden deep in the provinces of the Western Ghats and is a relatively the least explored hill station.

  • This hill station gives you plenty of greenery just spread around every direction that you can and a number of mesmerizing waterfalls as well. The weather is very pleasant in this area and is known to be one of the world’s Eco Hotspots.

Dandeli national park

  • Though this is located in the provinces of Karnataka it is also very close to the Maharashtra border that makes it be counted as a part of West India.

  • The place is on the coasts of the River Kali and it offers wonderful opportunities for people to do activities such as river rafting, canoeing, and crocodile sighting as well.

  • The place is also home to a number of exotic wildlife such as the black panthers, hornbills, and also elephants.


  • Though Diu is a very small island it has a lot of entertainment in store for you.

  • It’s a very pleasant spot comparing it with its surroundings that include the dry state of Gujarat where the sale of alcohol is not allowed, this is a break for those people to come over and have a jolly ride.

  • It was a Portuguese colony before, due to which a lot of European influence can be seen on this island. Naturally like every other island the place offers a lot of variety of seafood.


  • The best getaway weekend party place for any Indian, this is easily the most popular tourist place when it comes to just chilling on the beaches and have wild party nights.

  • Goa has always been the party capital of the country and it offers everything from world-class resorts to places that party till wee hours in the morning.

  • Water sports are also another attraction that many tourists indulge in when they come to Goa.

Updated on: 30-Jul-2019


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