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MOUNT ABU
The only hill station of Rajasthan, crowning at the highest peak of the Aravali hills at altitude of 1220 meters. It is one of the prettiest hill stations in the country. Mount Abu was dedicated to Lord Shiva before it became a Jain Pilgrimage Centre. The biggest draw for Mount Abu is the Dilwara Jain Temple for its carvings. The hill boasts of a rich vegetation and thick forest. It stands out like an oasis in arid environs.
Best Season : Mid-March to June and Mid-September to December
Excursions :
Ambaji- 50 kms, Achalgarh- 11 kms, Guru Shikar- 15 kms, Ranakpur -168 kms
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airports are Udaipur and Ahmedabad.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Abu Road- 27 kms.
By Road: Ahmedabad - 238 kms, Bombay - 835 kms, Delhi - 768 kms, Jaipur - 515 kms, Udaipur - 182 kms, Jodhpur - 291 kms, Ranakpur -168 kms
UDAIPUR
On the banks of the shimmering lake Pichola, is one of the most romantic cities of Rajasthan. Nestled among the lush hills of the Aravallis, it has inevitably been dubbed the 'Venice of the East'. It is a kaleidoscope of fairy-tale palaces, lakes, temples, gardens and narrow lanes strewn with stalls, carries the flavor of the heroic past, epitomizing valor and chivalry.

Founded in 1568 A.D by Maharana Udai Singh, the city is a harmonious Indian blend of whitewashed buildings, marble palaces, lakeside gardens, temples and Havelis. According to the legend, Maharana Udai Singh, the founder was hunting one day when he met a holy man meditating on a hill overlooking the Lake Pichola. Maharana followed the advise of the hermit and founded the city. The marvelous architecture of the palaces is spell bounding.
Best Season : October to March
Excursions :
Kankroli 64- kms, Eklingji- 21 kms, Haldi Ghati- 42 kms, Jaisamand Lake- 50 kms, Nathdwara- 42 kms, Ranakpur- 90 kms, Rishabhdeo- 65 kms
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airports are Udaipur-10 kms and Ahmedabad- 268 kms
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Udaipur
By Road: Ahmedabad-268 kms, Mount Abu-180 kms, Jodhpur-240 kms, Jaisalmer-445 kms, Jaipur- 405 kms.
KUMBHALGARH
The formidable medieval citadel- Kumbhalgarh stands a wary sentinel to the past glory. Rising from a prominent ridge, 1914 meters high from the sea level, the fort was built in 15th century A.D by Maharana Kumbha and is the principal fortification after Chittaurgarh, lying 90kms northwest of Udaipur.

The massive fort, encompassed by 36kms long wall (2nd largest wall after the great wall of China) has seven majestic gates and seven ramparts, one within the other. Rounded bastions and soaring watch towers strengthen the crenellated walls of the fort making it an impregnable structure.
Places Of Interest :
Kumbhalgarh Fort & Kumbhalgarh Wild Life Sanctuary, Haldi Ghati.
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Udaipur- 90kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Marwar- 25kms and Udaipur- 90kms.
By Road: Ahmedabad -325 kms,Jodhpur- 170kms, Abu Road- 200kms
RANTHAMBHOR NATIONAL PARK (SAWAI MADHOPUR)
The town is experience of royal past and encounter with majestic tiger. The area became a hunting preserve of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur in A.D. Sprawling over a undulating terrain of Aravali and Vindhyan ranges is wilderness of Ranthambhor National Park. The park is one of the finest Tiger Reserve of India. A system of three artificial lakes enhances beauty of the park.
Best Season : November to May
Places Of Interest :
Amreshwar Mahadev- 8 kms, Mahavirji-110 kms, Kela Devi- 125 kms, Shivad- 30 kms, Khandar- 60 kms, Rameshwaram- 90 kms in Khandar Area.
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Jaipur- 175 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Sawai-Madhopur-12 kms.
By Road: Sawai-Madhopur- 2 kms, Agra- 226 kms, Bharatpur-166 kms, Delhi- 434 kms, Kota- 217 kms, Jaipur- 180 kms
DAMAN
Daman earlier called 'Damao', is situated on the west coast of India, bordered by the Arabian Sea. It is surrounded by the Kolak River on the north, Gujarat on the east, Kalai River on the south and Gulf of Cambay on the west. The clean and picturesque beached of Daman are very inviting to all the tourists especially the ever tensed and tired urbanites.
The amusement park on the Devka beach and Nani Daman rejuvenates and recreates the tourists. The illumination on festive days is a treat to the eyes

The Jampore beach offers a very silent and serene atmosphere, an ideal place for 'solitude-hunters'. Other tourist places in Daman are Nani Daman Jetty Garden, old churches, forts, lighthouse and a summerhouse.
Altitude : 12 meters
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Max 36, Min 20; Winter- Max 26, Min 20
Best Season : October to May
Places Of Interest:
Fort, Moti Daman,Fort, Nani Daman; Light House (in Moti Daman Fort), Bom Jesus Church and Our Lady of Rosary Chapel (inside fort, Moti Daman fort) Our lady of Sea Church (inside Nani Daman fort), Hilsa Aquarium, Kachigam Water Tank, Nani Daman; Hathi Park, Moti Daman; Bridge Side Garden, Nani/Moti Daman; Municipal Children Park, Nani Daman.
Beaches:
Devika Beach- 4 km, Near Devka Colony, Nani Daman, Jampore Beach-6 km, Near Jampore Village, Moti Daman.
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Bombay– 193 kms & Surat-124 kms
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Vapi– 12kms.
By Road: Bombay- 193 kms, Ahmedabad- 367 kms, Diu- 763 kms, Panaji via Bombay- 787 kms
DIU
Pandavas during their fourteen years of exile are believed to have passed a few days at a place known as Mani Nagar (DIU) which was under the Yadavas led by Krishna Vasudeva during Mahabharata period. According to mythology, Diu was ruled by the great king Jallandhar who was a daitya (Demon) and was killed by Lord Vishnu with his Sudarshan Chakra. The temple of Jallandhar still exists in Diu. A palm-fringed, largely deserted and secluded beach, Nagoa is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches in India. The unique shoe-shape of the beach makes it all the more beautiful.

The island of Diu, an erstwhile Portuguese colony, is situated off the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat bordering Junagadh district. The other equally beautiful beaches are Ahmedpur, Mandvi,Chakratirath, Jallandhar, and Gomtimata all having their own charm and thrill.The word 'Diu' is derived from the Sanskrit word 'Dweep'. During the period from the 14th to 16th century Diu was one of the best Sea Ports and a Naval base.
Area : 38.5 sq.km
Altitude : 29 meters
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 20, Max 38; Winter- Min 20, Max 25
Rainfal : 70cms
Best Season : October to May.
Places Of Interest :
Diu Fort, Forte do Mar, Gupta Prayag at Delwada , Gangeshwar Temple , Nagao Beach , Shaking Tower at Delwada.
Excursions :
Girnar Hill, Junagadh-185 kms, Palitana-195 kms, Somnath Temple- 72 kms, Sasangir-128 kms, Tulsi Shyam- 45 kms, Chorwad- 97 kms, Ahmedpur Mandvi-130 kms.
Reach :
By Air: Well connected to Bombay and Ahmedabad.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Delwada-9 kms.
By Road: Una- 30 kms, Ahmedabad- 495 kms, Bhavnagar- 225 kms, Bombay- 930 kms, Daman- 763 kms, Sasangir-128 kms, Rajkot- 261 kms, Somnath- 87 kms, Veraval- 77 kms
SASANGIR
Sasan Gir Lion Sanctuary, which lies on the southwestern fringes of the Saurashtra Peninsula (west-central India), is the last home of some 300 Asiatic lions. It was created in 1913 to protect the largest surviving groups of the Asiatic lions. It was given a sanctuary status in 1965. The vegetation in the area consists of teak with a mixture of deciduous trees, including sal (Shorea), dhak (Butea frondosa), and thorn forests. A few springs also exist, but their flow is rather eccentric depending upon the season. Gir Forest is today the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat.
Places Of Interest :
Nalsarovar Lake and Sanctuary, Tulsi Shyam Springs and Krishna Temple.
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport Keshod-100 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Sasan and Junagadh 65kms.
By Road: Ahmedabad- 895 kms, Rajkot 160- kms, Junagadh- 65 kms, Veraval- 43 kms
 
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