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WEST INDIA TOURS
Glorious Gujarat
Best of Gujarat
Best of Rajasthan with Taj Mahal
Sun & Sand Mumbai-Goa
Vibrant Rajasthan
   
West India is a region of India consisting of the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa, along with the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Maharashtra, in particular, is in many respects intermediate between North India and South India; but the region has definite particularities of its own. Much of this area was formerly part of the Bombay Presidency. This region is the economically most prosperous and developed region of India with respect to standards of living, infrastructure and education. Gujarat is a major milk producer with an established textile and oil exploration/production industry. While the city of Mumbai naturally dominates the economical figures of India & Maharastra, the state has a major sugar industry in the Vidarbha region while other agricultural products such as fruits (grapes and oranges) are the grown in Marathwada and the famous Alphonso Mangoes in the Konkan region. The most widely spoken languages here are Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi,(in Mumbai Konkani and Malvani along the Konkan Coast and Goa. Ganesha is a particularly important deity in this region. The people belong to the ancient Indo-Aryan stock though they are mixed with the Indo Greeks, the Indo-Scythians and the Huns. Marine Drive in Mumbai.Mumbai is the great metropolis of the region; but there are many other important cities, including Pune,Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Nashik. Although Nagpur is an important city of Maharastra