Gujarat – The Land of the Legends took its name from the Gujjars, who ruled the area during the 700’s and 800’s. Stone Age settlements around Sabarmati and Mahi rivers indicate the same time as that of the Indus Valley Civilization while Harappan centres are also found at Lothal, Rampur, Amri and other places. The British East India Company set its first footsteps in Surat in 1818 and the State came in control of their rule.
Gujrat is a state comprising of all geological features which includes rann, forest, sea and small mountains. The Gir forest in Gujrat is the native place for the Asiatic lions. The Marine National Park is also one of the attractions of Gujrat presenting its colorful water life. Gujrat is also a state of many historical places such as the ancient Somnath Mandir, Porbandar, Bet Dwarka and Lord Krishna Dwarka. It’s here in Gujrat that one will able to see the Blackbuck deer in the national park. Tourists may also visit Diu while visiting Gujrat.