Located on the country’s western coast, Gujarat is one of the most vibrant coastal states of India, rich in crafts, history and natural beauty. It is believed that Lord Krishna evacuated Mathura and settled his new capital on the west coast of Surashatra at Dwarka. Gujarat is bounded by the Arabian Sea on the west, Pakistan, and Rajasthan in the north and northeast respectively, Madhya Pradesh in the southeast, and Maharashtra in the south. Gujarat with the longest coastline in the country is renowned for its ancient temples, virgin beaches, and historic capitals replete with immense architectural assets, wildlife sanctuaries, and hill resorts. Besides its varied destinations, this industrially advanced state is also known for its fascinating handicrafts, textiles, mouthwatering cuisine, lively fairs, festivals, and colorful lifestyle.