Glorious Gujarat

Destination:

Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar - Palitana - Gondal - Rajkot - Dasada - Modhera - Patan - Balaram

Duration:

8 Nights / 9 Days

Price:

On Request

Glorious Gujarat

The state of Gujarat, rightly called the jewel in the west and known for its maritime past, the ateway for the Dutch and the Portuguese who entered India. Known for its colourful people hose handicrafts are renowned all over India for their colourful embroideries and hand woven ork, Gujarat has something for everyone. Visit Gujarat for a quite wildlife getaway in Gir Forests, home to the Asiatic Lion, the great Indian bustard, the wild ass, the black buck, rosy pink flamingoes and some rare marine life. Or a busy hustle-bustle of industrial and textile city of Ahmedabad. A fabulously enriching sightseeing experience at some of the most importanttemples in India, the 863 Cain Temple cluster in Palitana or a Hindu Temple of Somnath by the sea shore, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Observe artistic trends revealing the soul of the people and their lifestyles, converse with curious village folk, buy beautiful handicrafts andornaments, even join in occassional dance at village fairs and festivals. The colourful kaleidoscope of Gujarat bedazzles, like a rainbow, for the sheer pleasure of its experience. Gujarat's cultural mosaic is unmatched in its richness and diversity. As they say in Gujarat, "Padharo" or "Welcome!"

No. of Pax. (per person cost) Tour Cost
02 paying pax. On Request

Package Includes:

  • Accommodation in Twin Sharing for 08 Nights / 09 Days.
  • Buffet Breakfast at all the hotel except in Dasada where all meals are included.
  • Toll tax parking charges and driver allowance included in the cost.
  • All transfers, tours, & drives by Aircon CAR for 02 pax as per the itinerary above
  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner at Rann Riders, Dasada.
  • 02 Jeep safari in the Rann of Kutch to see wild life, birds and salt flats with well trained naturalist or Colourful villages for Tribes and Communities
  • All applicable taxes (2.58% Govt Tax) included.

Packages does not Includes

  • Airport Tax , Any Tips.
  • Any Visa Charges.
  • Any Airfares.
  • Any Local guide at any place
  • Any Monuments and Entrance Fee.
  • Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone calls, Laundry, soft / hard drinks, meals, tipping etc.
  • Camera Fee at monuments.
  • Any other item not mentioned above.
COMPLETE ITINERARY

Day 01: Ahmedabad
Arrive Ahmedabad airport, meet & greet with our representative who will assist & give you briefing about your tour & transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Ahmedabad
Morning after breakfast start sightseeing of Ahmedabad, visit "Calico Museum" which is an most important textile collection museum of ' India'. This museum has collection of Indian origin textile-swatches, which also found at well known archaeological site of Egypt, Silk Sarees from all through India, Double Ikat Silk-sarongs made at Patan particularly for the Indonesia Market, Chintz & Curtains finished during the region of Portuguese, Dutch and British in Gujarat, Floral needlework of Punjab, Shawls of Kashmir, Work of Tie & Dye of eighteen century, magnificently embroidered-tent of Emperor-Shah Jahan, famous paintings, attires & manuscripts on the cloth of Rajasthan, religious explanation with the pictures on the cloths name Pichwai & Kalamkari. Later also visit; Adalaj Wav - which is one of the finest of the Gujarati Baolis (Step well). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar (Approx 168 Kms)
Today take a walking tour of Ahmedabad, which gives an opportunity to see the old houses of Ahmedabad city that are wrinkled with magnificently engraved wooden facade of the havelis. Afterwards drive to Bhavnagar from Ahmedabad en route visit Lothal to see museum here & archaeological site which gives an opportunity to view the construction & planning of the town throughout the Indus-valley-civilization . Check in at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04:Bhavnagar - Palitana - Gondal (Approx 172 Kms-03 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast take excursion of Shatrunjaya Hills to view the vast complex of 860 Jain-temples. Further drive to Gondal. Upon arrival, check in to the Hotel. Later visit the pride of Gondal "Naulakha Palace" to take a glimpse of excellent carvings & collections. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05: Gondal - Junagarh - Gondal
Today take an excursion to Junagarh to see the marvelous Uparkot fort which was constructed by Nawabs. Later back to Hotel, stopping en route at Khambalida to see the forth century stunning Buddhist caves. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06: Gondal - Rajkot - Dasada (Approx 200 Kms-04 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast depart from Gondal to Dasada stopping en route to visit Dolls Museum of Rajkot. Continue drive to Dasada. Upon arrival, check in to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Dasada.

Day 07: Dasada - Modhera - Patan - Balaram (Approx 180 Kms-03 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Balaram from Dasada, on the way visit sun temple of eleventh century at Modhera. This temple is one of the most admirable example of western India of Hindus architecture. Afterwards visit Patan to see the eleventh centuries step well & well known place for havelis "Sidhapur" & Palanpur. Finally arrive at Balaram. Upon arrival, check in to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: Balaram - Taranga - Vadnagar - Ahmedabad (Approx 250 Kms-05 Hrs)
After breakfast drive to Ahmedabad on the way stopping at Taranga to visit Jain temples of eleventh century & some prehistoric structures at Vadnagar. Continue drive to Ahmedabad. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09:Ahmedabad (Departure)
Today in time provide transfer to airport to board flight for onwards destination.