Located on the west coast of the Indian peninsula, Gujarat is one of the most beautiful states in India. Known for its fascinating culture, rich history, magnificent monuments and breathtaking scenery, the state attracts tourists year-round. From the White Salt Desert to the tallest statue in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage city, Gujarat has a lot to see and do.
Although the state is hot for most of the year, the rain provides tourists with much-needed respite from the sweltering heat and makes their trips more comfortable. In addition, rain brings the natural environment to life. So, if you are considering a monsoon holiday in September and your destination is Gujarat, be sure to visit the following top tourist attractions in Gujarat.
You can think of Gujarat as a dry state. But Saputara is a green paradise and one of the best places to visit in Gujarat in September. With seasonal rainfall, this part of the state is filled with lush greenery reflecting the natural beauty of Gujarat.
Nestled in the Sahyadri Mountains, this hill station is decorated with jungles, waterfalls and streams. This is a great place to immerse yourself in nature.
Valsard is a picturesque seaside town known for its pristine beaches and spectacular architecture. One of the best attractions here is Sri Swami Narayan Temple. The amazing structure and inner aura are something you must experience; they will fill your heart with eternal peace and calm your mind.
In September, the beauty of the place increases many times over. Take a leisurely stroll through the streets of Valsade while marveling at and admiring the beauty of the architectural masterpiece.
Mount Wilson is about 2500 feet above sea level and is one of the most beautiful places in Gujarat, especially in September when rains cover the whole area with a thick green layer. This hill station is home to the Pangarbari Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the few hills in the world that offers stunning panoramic ocean views from the summit.
Part of the Char Dham (Four Holy Sites) and the main pilgrimage site for Hindus in India, Dwarka is known as the holy city of Lord Krishna. It ranks high among the famous attractions in Gujarat and is dotted with many temples such as Beit Durwarka and the famous Durwarkadish Temple, which is said to be over 1200 years old. While you can visit Dwarka at any time of the year, September is a wonderful time as the weather is pleasant and makes your trip even more enjoyable.
While in Dwarka, you can book the Club Mahindra Dwarka resort, one of the best resorts in Dwarka. The peaceful atmosphere of the resort will transport you to a magical place and a fun experience that will keep your spirits up throughout your stay.
taranga jain temple
When you are in Gujarat, you will definitely feel the influence of Jain culture. From food to temples. The Talanga Jain Temple is an impressive example of Jain influence in the state. If you’re adventurous or you’re a hiker, you’ll want to hike to this temple in Taranga Hills, Mehsana district.
The temple is a major pilgrimage site for the Jain community, attracting tourists and devotees from all over India. Even if you are not interested in visiting temples, you will enjoy the hike as there is an ancient fort at the top and a cave called Jogidani Gufa. It is one of the best places to escape in September because of the pleasant weather, you can become one with nature; the beauty in front of you makes you forget the stress of daily life and make your soul rippling.
So where are you headed to Gujarat for a nice monsoon trip this September? Pack your bags; Gujarat is calling!