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Dwarka Tour Packages

Dwarka Tour Packages include a whole lot of places of interest for the avid traveler. Owing to its mythological connotation linked with Lord Krishna, the city of Dwarka attracts a huge number of tourists in the form of the ones turning up with religious interest and others coming to broaden their quest for knowledge. A package Tour to Dwarka will stand you in good stead and give you an overall idea about the true essence of this temple town.

Places of Interest

Believed to have been erected by the grandson of Lord Krishna, the Dwarkadheesh Temple in Dwarka, is a five-storey building with seventy two pillars. At the juncture of river Gomti and the Arabian Sea, the Dwarkadheesh temple has its sanctum in Jagat Mandir which is marked by its high tower and the spacious hall. Moksha Dwara and Swarga Dwara are the two entrances to the temple.

The Rukmini Temple is another attraction amongst the Dwarka Tour Packages, built as a mark of respect to Rani Rukmini of Vidarbha,who was the wife of Shishupala but later gave her heart to Lord Krishna and fled with him.

This is the place where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived with his family. Numerous idols and images of Lord Krishna and his 56 associates adorn the place. Excavations at the site reveal traces of Harappan culture.

Nageswar temple, located amidst the island on river Ranmol, houses one of the rarest of the twelve shiv jyotirlingas. A sun temple can also be found in the premises. Also, Sharad Pith, the seat of the great Adi Shankaracharya, has researchers doing thorough work on the Sanskrit language.

The Gopi Lake, house many shrines, which can be associated with Arjun and Lord Krishna and different legends that is prevalent about them.

Events of Interest

Janmashtami is the major festival in Dwarka, usually falls around late August or early September every year. This occasion celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. A visit to the city during this season brings the package Tour to Dwarka to a full circle. The city is all lit up beautifully and the air is full of kirtans, bhajans and chantings all around.

Accommodation

  • Budget Hotels (economic)
  • Guest Houses (economic)
  • Dharmashalas (economic)

Reaching there

Jamnagar, is the nearest airport to Dwarka. Railway station is on the Ahmedabad Okha broad gauge rail line. A network of bus services ply from Jamnagar to Dwarka.



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Holiday Packages for Dwarka

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2 Nights / 3 Days Gujarat Temple Tour

Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath

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5 Nights / 6 Days Best of Gujarat

Ahmedabad – Rajkot – Somnath - Porbander – Dwarka – Jamnagar

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10 Nights / 11 Days Best of Gujarat With Wildlife

Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar – Diu – Gir – Rajkot – Sasangir – Junagarh – Rajkot – Bhuj – Jamnagar – Dwarka – Mumbai

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7 Nights / 8 Days 7 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

Pune – Bhimashankar - Shirdi - Shani Shingnapur- Grishneshwar -Trimbakeshwar - Nashik- Mumbai -Porbandar- Dwarka- Porbandar- Mumbai - Indore- Ujjain - Indore

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan of 7 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Seeks blessings at the Somnath Jyotirlinga in Gujarat
  • Visit the Om shaped town of the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain
  • Experience natural beauty at the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra
  • Experience Bhasma aarti at the Mahakaleshwar
INR 22000 (Per Person)
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19 Nights / 20 Days 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

Pune – Bhimashankar – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Nashik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai – Porbandar – Dwarka – Somnath – Mumbai – Indore – Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basuki Nath - Patna

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan of 12 Jyotirlinga in India
  • Attend Abhisheka ceremony at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Attend Pooja ceremony at Kedarnath Jyotirlinga
  • Participate in the pooja ceremony at Bhimashankar
  • Visit Somnath temple in Gujarat
  • Visit to popular Ujjain temples-Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga & Bhairav Nath
  • Attend Evening Ganga Aarti at Haridwar & Varanasi
  • Visit to Rudraprayag- the Confluence of Mandakini River, Alaknanda River
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FAQs of Dwarka Tours

Ques: Where is Dwarka located?

Ans:Dwarka was the Kingdom of Lord Krishna and known as Gateway to Heaven. It is located on the bank of Gomti River in the state of Gujarat.

Ques: What is the importance of Dwarka city?

Ans:The holy city of Dwarka is regarded as one of the most prominent Chardham (the four sacred pilgrimage sites of Hindus) and it is one of the seven most ancient religious sites in the country.

Ques: How can we reach to Dwarka?

Ans: Dwarka can be reached by following three modes of transport:

By Air: Nearest Airport from Dwarka is Porbandar which is at approx. 110 km, whereas Jamnagar Airport, will be another Airport to reach Dwarka which is at 140 km far.

By Train: Dwarka has a Railway Station which is connected to Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Delhi, Mumbai etc.

By Road: This Holy Town is connected to different cities of Gujarat through state highway like Ahmedabad, Jamnagar etc.

Ques: What are the major tourist spots in Dwarka?

Ans:Dwarka is one of the seven ancient cities and is renowned for temples, pilgrimages sites, and natural landscapes. The major tourist attractions in Dwarka are:

Dwarakadhish Temple – This is the main temple of Dwarka and famous as Jagat Mandir too. This is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Nageshwar Jyotirlinga- Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most prominent religious places to visit in Dwarka.  The sacred shrine complex additionally homes an impressive 80-feet Shiva sculpture inspiring awe and reverence within the thousands of devotees and tourists.

Beyt Dwarka- It is also known as Bet Dwarka, is a small island and consider as the original abode of Lord Krishna.

Lighthouse - The lighthouse in Dwarka, located on the Arabian Sea shores is a perfect place to enjoy a panoramic view of the holy city and beyond.

Dwarka Beach- The beach is located along the Arabian Sea coast. Alongside beautiful lines of coral reefs, the Dwarka beach also comprises some antique temples from 1100 to the 1200s.

Gomti Ghat – This is a good place to spend few hours in its peaceful and calm environment.

Sudama Setu: This pedestrian suspension bridge is named after the childhood friend of Shri Krishna. This bridge is built over the Gomti River and connects the Jagat Mandir of the mainland with the Panchnad Tirth on the island.

Ques: Why Dwarakadhish Temple is famous?

Ans: This is one of the prominent temples in Dwarka. The main shrine of the Dwarkadhish Temple is about 2500 years old and was originally built by Vajranabh, the great-grandson of Lord Krishna. The temple is considered among the Char Dham pilgrimage sites among Hindus with the Rameshwaram, Badrinath and Puri.

Ques: What is Bet Dwarka?

Ans: According to the Mythology, the Bet Dwarka was the residential place of Lord Krishna during his ruling years at the Dwarka Kingdom. The place derived its name from the ‘bet’ or ‘gift’ that Lord Krishna received at this place from his friend Sudama.

Ques: How do we go to Bet Dwarka?

Ans:You have to take a sharing or exclusive boat/jetty from Okha to reach Bet Dwarka. Okha is approx. 30 Kms from Dwarakadhish Temple.

Ques: Best time to Visit Dwarka?

Ans: Dwarka has pleasant weather from October till March which are ideal time to visit.

Ques: How far Dwarakadhish Temple is from Dwarka Railway Station?

Ans: The Temple is approx. 2 kms far from Dwarka Railway Station.

Ques: What are the timings of Dwarkadhish Temple?

Ans: The timings of the temple is from 06:30 AM to 01:00 PM in the morning and 05:00 PM to 09:30 PM in the evening. 

Ques: Which are the famous festivals celebrated in Dwarka?

Ans: Some of the famous festivals, which are celebrated in Dwarka with much fanfare are Janmashtami, Annakut Utsav, Tulsi Vivah, Holi, Rath Yatra on Ashadh Month.

Ques: Which are the best hotels to stay in Dwarka?

Ans: There are many hotels to stay in Dwarka. Indian Holiday may help you to find the best accommodation as per your budget. Some of the recommend hotels are The Fern Sattva Resort, Hotel Roma Kristo, Cygnett Inn, Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn, Goverdhan Greens etc.

Ques: Can we visit Dwarka and Somnath together?

Ans: Yes, Dwarka and Somnath Sightseeing can be covered together which is at distance of approx. 240 Kms. Indian Holiday offers a package which includes the sightseeing of these two renowned holy cities. Check out here:

Ques: How far Dwarka is from Ahmedabad?

Ans: Ahmedabad is approx. 450 kms from Dwarka which is a long road journey of approx. 9 hrs. Indian Holiday offers a package of Dwarka from Ahmedabad including few more sightseeing places on the way to make the journey comfortable.

Ques: How many days do you recommend for Dwarka Tour?

Ans: If you are looking to visit Dwarka, then we recommend you to stay for atleast 2 nights to explore all the major tourist places of the city.