Pilgrimage Tourism in Navsari District
The Somnath Mahadev Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Mahadev is existent in Billimora taluka of this district and boasts of being the tallest temple of Lord Shiva in southern part of Gujarat, measuring 108 metres. Devotees take a dip in the Unai Hot Springs, besides paying a visit to Shri Chintamani Parshvanath Temple, an important Jain pilgrimage centre which is dedicated to Lord Parshvanath, the 23rd Jain Tirthankara. The Dargah of Sayed Saadat and Udvada Atash-Behram Fire Temple are the other religious spots based in this part of India. The Udvada Atash-Behram Fire Temple is temple which is visited mainly by the Zoroastrians, who are known to worship fire.
Nature Tourism in Navsari District
Nature tourism in Navsari is incomplete without mentioning the Vansda National Park, which is home to over 250 species of flora and also various species of orchids. Different kinds of butterflies, snakes, spiders, birds and a vast quantity of other wild beasts are found here. The trees of this park possess a height of 120 feet. One can also visit Waghai Botanical Garden which consists of some unique plant species which are employed for manufacturing many kinds of food and medicine. Bird-watching is an interesting option if one pays a visit to Kilad Nature Education Campsite, which is present at Gand Forest Division, near Ambika River.
Leisure Tourism in Navsari District
Located about 16 km away from Navsari District, Dandi is a popular historical place which contains the Saifee Villa Museum that was erected during 1961 in the memory of the famous 'Salt March' undertaken by Gandhi during 1930. Photographs, images and artefacts belonging to Mahatma Gandhi have been preserved in this museum. Dastur Meherji-Rana Library, created during 1872, which possesses manuscripts of Parsis, is also visited by tourists. Dudhia Talao, a market area and Gandhi Kutir Institution at Karadi are other well-known tourist destinations of this district. Umbharat is a spectacular picnic spot which is situated at a distance of nearly 20 km away from Navsari, which is also reputed for the celebration of Anant Chaudas festival and wonderful sandy beaches.
Other Tourism Spots in Navsari District
Gandhi Beach and Eating Sugar Cane and Padamdughari Eco Campsite are some of the other exciting tourism centres existent here. The campsite of Padamdungari is located about 30 km from the town of Vyara and 8 km from Unai village. Medicinal groves, wild beasts, observation towers and beautiful woodlands belonging to this ecological campsite are also popular.