Gujarat is a vibrant land with a historical
and cultural tradition dating back to the days of the Harrapan
civilization. Prosperous and throbbing with life, this state
offers colors of a million hues to the visitor.
Since the beginning of civilization, Gujarat has been witness to
revolutionary changes that have left their mark on the face of
time. This land of Lord Krishna and the great Mahatma Gandhi has
been home to a multitude of cultures. Rich in crafts, arts and
music, it has a culture that is vibrant and full of life.
Gujarat is also a unique state with diverse habitats. Its varied
land forms include the famous dry deciduous forests like the Gir
(the only habitat of the Asiatic lion), majestic grass lands like
those found at Velavadar and vast landscapes harboring rare
animals in habitats like Rann of Kutch. Wetland habitats like
Nalsarovar, marine ecosystems, are found near the Pirotan Islands
and the rich moist deciduous forests of the Dangs are