Best of Gujarat Tour

13

days

12

nights

Package Type

Domestic

Type

Long duration

Facilities includes

Strating Form INR 22,999.00 Per Person

Day 01: Arrive Ahmedabad

Arrive Ahmedabad and get greeted by our tour representative. Transfer to hotel and Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 02: Ahmedabad

After having breakfast, visit the Calico Museum-  primary textile museum of India, showcasing amazing artworks; Swaminarayan Temple-  oldest temple of Swaminarayan  and then proceed to Akshardham Temple (Gandhinagar)-a temple dedicated to Swaminarayan, with brilliant architecture spread over and area of 23 acres; and Adalaj Stepwell- a ‘water building’ (a five story well) dating back to the 15th century. By late evening get back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 03 : Ahmedabad - Dasada


After breakfast, you leave for Dasada and en route stopover in Modhera- mainly famous for ancient Sun Temple, dedicated to Hindu’s Sun God; and Patan- dotted with temples, mosques and other structures dating back to the era bygone.

On arrival in Dasada, you check in at Rann Riders. In the afternoon, you depart in jeep for little Rann of Kutch. Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh located in the Thar Desert. This is the largest salt desert of the world. By late evening, you get back to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 04 : Dasada - Bhuj

Drive to Bhuj is scheduled for today after breakfast. On the way, you proceed to collector office to get the permit license for visiting Banni Village (for foreigners). After visiting Bhuj’s attractions like Pragmahal Palace, Aina Mahal, Bhujio Hill and Hamirsar Lake, you check in to your hotel and stay overnight.

Day 05 : Bhuj


After refreshing breakfast, you reach the villages of Banni. These villages showcases Gujarati culture as a significant part of themselves. By evening, you return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 06 : Bhuj - Rajkot

After breakfast, drive to Rajkot. On the way, you halt in Morbi and Wankaner- both influenced and ornamented with European architecture and culture. By afternoon, you reach Rajkot and check in to your hotel. In a short while, you proceed for the sightseeing tour, which includes Rotary Doll Museum. Further, return to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 07 : Rajkot - Sasangir

After breakfast, check out and leave for Sasangir. On the way, you stop at Shri Jalaram Bappa temple for Darshan and Junagarh to visit- Uparkot Fort (built by Chandra Gupt Maurya, dating back to 319 BC) and Mahaprabhuji’s Baithak. Arrive Sasangir by late evening, check in to the hotel and stay overnight.

Day 8 : Sasangir - Somnath - Diu

Upon breakfast, leave for wildlife Safari in Sasangir National park- covers an area of 1412 km sq and is the only home of Asiatic Lions. In the afternoon, head towards Diu and stopover in Somnath. Somnath has a temple that is the first out of the ten Shiva’s Joyotirlings. 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 hotel and stay overnight.

(Sasan Gir National Park is closed from 15 June to 15 October).

Day 9 : Diu

Today, after breakfast, you are free to explore Diu and its famous beaches like Nagoa Beach. Overnight stay.

Day 10 : Diu - Bhavnagar

In the early morning enjoy alluring view of the sunrise in the beach, return to the hotel for breakfast and then leave for Bhavnagar. Upon reaching Bhavnagar, check in to hotel room and stay overnight.

Day 11 : Bhavnagar - Palitana - Baroda (Vadodara)

After early morning breakfast, drive to Baroda and stopover at Palitana. In Palitana, visit Shatrunjaya Temple for Darshan. Further, head towards Baroda, check in to hotel upon reaching and stay overnight.

Day 12: Baroda (Vadodara)

After breakfast buckle up for city tour, this may include Sayaji Bag, Nazarbaug Palace, Kirti Stambh and/ or Baroda Museum. Later, drive to Champaner- a historical village embellished with ancient forts, minars, mosques and other things. Following Champner is the visit to Chotta Udaipur. By late evening return to Baroda’s hotel room and stay overnight.

Day 13 : Baroda - Mumbai (By Flight)

After breakfast, proceed to Baroda airport for your onward journey. Hence, the journey ends with sweet memories.

When does the Rann Utsav begin?

The Rann Utsav begins in November every year and stretches till the end of February.

Are there ATMs in Kutch?

Yes, there are ATMs in Kutch but they are not available everywhere. Therefore, it is advisable to carry enough cash in hand for emergency purposes.

What to do in Diu on a leisure day?

Diu Fort is a good option to visit on a leisure day, or spending time by the beach.

How long are the safaris in Gir?

Safaris in Gir can last from 3 to 4 hours, so plan accordingly. Take along a bottle of water and some snacks, but don’t litter.

Package Cost Includes

Visit to Rann of Kutch and Champaner.

Half day Bhuj’s city Tour.

Sightseeings of Diu.

Visit to Banni village and enjoy their culture and folk songs.

Visit Somnath Temple, Adalaj Stepwell, Akshardham Temple, Sun Temple of Modhera.

12 Nights accommodations on twin/double sharing basis in whole trip of Gujarat.

Daily breakfast.

Airport transfers and sightseeings by AC private car on sharing basis.


Package Cost Excludes

Any meal unless specified above.

Any airfare / train fare.

Guides services.

All entrances fees to monuments.

Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.

Airports tax and travel insurance etc.

Services not specified above.

All taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, etc are as applicable on date. Any future hike on same would be charged extra.