Settled on the banks of River Sabarmati, it is one of the largest cities in the State of Gujarat, India. Inhabited since the 11th century, Ahmedabad has transformed from a small settlement to a cultural and industrial hub in Gujarat and is listed among the most well developed cities in India. Today, Ahmedabad boasts some of the most warm and welcoming people, a plethora of historic structures, natural attractions, modern megastructures, interesting museums, stunning galleries, religious and educational institutions, adventure sports, gastronomic delights, vibrant markets and some of the most colourful annual events and festivals.
The best ways to experience this welcoming city is to indulge in some of the best Ahmedabad tours which include a tour of the Gandhi Ashram, Bhadra Fort, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Kankaria Lake, Kamla Nehru Zoo, Hathisingh Jain Temple and the Jhulta Minara. The Gujarati people are extremely fond of their food, which is reflected in the outstanding local cuisine of Ahmedabad with specialities like Dhokla, Khandvi, Srikhand, Haandvo, Bhajiya and much more. It is here that one can find some of the most vibrant and colorful markets. Ahmedabad markets are famous for silver jewellery including tribal, traditional and contemporary jewellery and its textiles, including traditional hand embroidered and tie & dye clothes.
Ahmedabad is known to celebrate in style and the city host some of the most incredible annual festival celebrations, which include Makar Sankranti or festival of kites, Holi or the festival of colours, Navratri or the festival of nine nights and Diwali or the festival of lights. Ahmedabad is a sprawling urban city that preserves its culture, history and centuries old traditions to this day, making it one of the most sought after travel destinations in the subcontinent and in the world.