Apart from being economically most developed, the western India also abounds in tourist attractions. This part of the Indian subcontinent mainly comprises states including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Daman and Diu. On the one hand you have hip cities like Mumbai, the financial capital of India. On the other hand, there are the renowned sandy beaches of Goa. Gujarat is also known for its temples and wildlife. Fairs and festivals in western India highlight an important aspect of India. Needless to say, each section of India has maintained an identity of its own and is known for its specialties. Western India too has a lot to offer.
If you are a wildlife lover, the Gir National Park at Gir in Gujarat happens to be a must see as it is home to the famous Asiatic Lion. Gujarat gives you yet another reason to visit – the world famous Somnath Temple. Mumbai, apart from presenting to you a Victorian townscape, also offers to see the popular Elephanta Caves that can be reached by taking a ferry ride from Apollo Bunder. What attracts travellers all the more is the group of Ajanta and Ellora Caves, located close to Aurangabad in Maharashtra.