Duration : 13 Days / 12 Nights
Route : Ahmedabad – Dasada – Bhuj – Rajkot –Junagadh - Sasangir – Diu – Bhavnagar – Palitana - Vadodara
Category : Gujarat Tour
On your arrival in Ahmedabad, India you will be received by our representative who will assist you to your hotel and will also brief you about your tour. After handing over all the relevant documents and details of your tour, our assistant will leave you for a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Start your tour by visiting Calico Museum of Textiles. Known to be India’s leading specialized museums, the museum is said to have a comprehensive and distinguished collection of artifacts and textiles. After a brief visit there, proceed to visit Swaminarayan and Akshardham Temple has brilliant architecture spread over an area of 23 acres. Later visit dating back 15th century Adalaj Step well- a five-story water building evening get back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast leaves for Dasada en route visit Modhera mainly famous for ancient Sun Temple after a brief visit there explore Patan dotted with temples, mosque and other structures dating back to the era of bygone. On arrival in Dasada check in at Rann Riders, after freshen up and lunch proceed to visit little Rann of Kutch Desert by open Jeep. By late evening get back to the hotel and stay overnight.
After refreshing breakfast drive to Bhuj. On the way proceed to collector office to get the permit for visiting Banni Village. Thereafter visit the interesting sites of Bhuj like Pragmahal Palace, Aina Mahal Hamirsar Lake and Bhujia Hill to see the breathtaking view of Bhuj, check in at the hotel and have a pleasurable overnight stay.
Post breakfast leaves for a full day excursion to the traditional Banni Village. Some of the important villages are Bhujjodi famous for weaving; Dhamanka and Anjar village is famous for block printing, tie and die, Padhar and Dhaneti villages are famous for traditional Ahir embroidery. After a brief visit to these villages return to the hotel and stay overnight in Bhuj.
In the morning after breakfast proceed to Gondal en route visit Dhamadka that is famous for wooden block printing. After the visit resume drive to Gondal. On arrival check into the hotel, after freshen and resting for a while proceed to visit Naulakha Palace and other interesting building of the Maharajas of Gondal. Return to hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast drives to Sasangir and stops at Junagadh to visit Uperkot Fort, Adi Kadi Vav (Step Well), Ashok Rock Edict, Mahabat Makabara and Girnar Temple. After a brief visit continues drive to Sasangir. As you reach Sasangir check-in into the hotels, day free at your leisure and stay overnight.
Next morning wake up early and after an early breakfast drive to Gir National Park is the sole home besides Africa where National Park where Asiatic Lions can be seen in their natural habitat. Enjoy a thrilling safari in Gir National Park. Return to the hotel, after lunch day free at your leisure and stay overnight.
Post breakfast proceeds to Diu on the way visit Somnath Temple, which is the first out of the ten Shiva’s Jyotirlinga. Diu is amongst the least populated districts of India and as it is a historical part of Saurashtra region, this makes it a significant place to visit. Later, reach Diu, check in to the hotel and stay overnight.
Early in the morning after tea coffee you can enjoy an alluring view of the sunrise at the beach, return to the hotel for breakfast and then leave for Bhavnagar first princely state to merge with the democratic Indian Union. On arrival check into the hotel, after freshen up proceed to visit the famous Takhteshwar Temple, built on a small hillock overlooking the city. It offers a breathtaking view of city and Gulf of Cambay. Thereafter visit Nilambagh Palace later return to the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast drive to Vadodara and stopover at Palitana famous for its about 863 hill temples built over a span of 900 years and are elegantly carved in marble. After a brief visit of Shatrunjaya hill temple continues to drive to Vadodara on arrival check-in to the hotel and stay overnight.
After breakfast buckle up for city tour, this may include Sayaji Museum that has a good collection of artifacts. Thereafter visit Laxmi Vilas Palace Laxmi Vilas Palace and then drive to Champaner- a historical village embellished with ancient forts, minars, mosques and other things. Following Champaner is the visit to Chotta Udaipur. By late evening return to Baroda’s hotel room and stay overnight.
After breakfast, leave for Baroda airport to board a flight to Mumbai for your onward journey back home with the illustrious memory of Intense India Tours.