Why Choose Vapi Vacation
Vapi (IAST: vāpī,pronunciation ), is a city and municipality in Valsad District in the state of Gujarat. It is situated near the banks of the Damanganga River, around 28 km south of the district headquarters in the city of Valsad, and it is surrounded by the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. The town originally belonged to the Kshatriya Jagirdar family Palande during the Maratha empire, who now resides in Dungra. After independence from the British Crown in 1951, the jagirdar system was abolished by the Indian government and the community of Anavil Brahmin who formerly acted as tax farmers during the era of the Maratha empire received the land. It is believed that city got its name from the old small stepwell situated near the balitha area. The meaning of vapi (वापी) in sanskrit is a water reservoir or a water storage body.Jains and other tribal castes later migrated to the city. Vapi is also Known as the City of Chemicals, it is the largest industrial area in Gujarat in terms of small-scale industries, dominated by the chemical industry.It has been ranked 2 in the year 2008 among the most polluted places in India, mainly due to its poor air and water quality caused by nearby industrial sites. People who have been living in the town have a lot of complaints about their health due to the pollution emissions happening almost every night from chemical factories. As of 2018, the pollution has come down significantly.The City has a particular area called Square which is about 1.7 km where most of the people hangout. It comprises 11 wards.
Vapi is located in the state of Gujarat in India. You can explore here 29 things to do for your memorable trip. Explore Vapi, one of the beautiful Indian destination which is unique for its diversities in culture, language, religion, cuisines, landscapes, water bodies, and climate. Vapi cuisine boasts of having a large variety and is famous with many vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian dishes which are made out of local herbs, vegetables, and fruits. Vapi witnesses all four seasons and each climatic condition of Vapi is a different experience.