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In Gujarat, Somnath is a famous pilgrimage city with one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. It finds its mention in several mythological and sacred texts like Bhagavad Gita, Rig-Veda, and more. The shrines and temples of this place have a prominent presence in the Somnath Tour Packages. If you are spiritually inclined, a trip to Somnath is an absolute must, and Indian Holiday offers several top Somnath temple tours to fulfill your wish.

The tour to Somnath will first take you to Somnath Temple, one of India’s oldest temples. The temple was created after Soma, the Moon God who built a Shivling to seek the assistance of Lord Shiva. Soma wanted to release a curse put on him by King Daksha, the father of his 27 wives.

Another significant pilgrimage site is Bhalka Tirth near Somnath, which is associated with Lord Krishna. In addition, Mahaprabhuji's Bethak Temple, Parshuram Temple, Suraj Mandir, Pandav Gufa, and Laxminarayan Temple are other important religious sites covered on your Somnath tour.

In addition, Suraj Mandir, Somnath Temple, Triveni Ghat, Bhalka Tirth, Ahilyabai Temple, and Mai Puri Masjid are famous places you would see on your Somnath yatra package.When you travel to Somnath, make sure to pay a visit to Prabhas Patan Museum, one of the prominent museums in Somnath. The displayed articles will take you back in time and offer a glimpse of the past.

Apart from Somnath Temple and other religious sites, the city is known for its beaches, like Somnath Beach and Chorwad Beach. And though they are not suitable for swimming, you can come here to relax and watch the mesmerizing sunset on your Somnath trip from Ahmedabad.

Plan your Somnath temple tour package between September and March for the best travel experience. The weather is cool and pleasant for sightseeing and covering other destinations near Somnath, like Dwarka, Ahmedabad, and Diu.

While enjoying your Somnath yatra package, you may also embark on a shopping spree. You can pick various items like wall hangings, marriage costumes, cradle clothes, quilts, and animal trappings. Almost all of these are embroidered, appliqued, and decorated with beadwork.

Places to Visit in Somnath On Your Vacation

Somanth has many famous places that you can visit during your Somnath trip. Here are some famous places of Somnath:

  • Somnath Temple: Somnath has one of Shiva's 12 holy Jyotirlingas. The Rigveda also mentions Somnath.
  • Bhalka Tirth Temple: This place is associated with Lord Krishna and is considered as a magnificent temple in the Somnath city.
  • Prabhas Patan Museum: It is one of the most prominent museums in Somnath. The displayed articles will take you back in time and offer a glimpse of the past.

Apart from all these religious places, Somanth is also known for its beaches. There are few beaches in Somnath like Somnath beach and Chorwad Beach. If Somnath is not enough for you, you can also visit Dwarka, for which we offer somnath and dwarka tour packages.

How can you reach Somanth for a Wonderful Trip?

There are many ways to get to Somnath, including flights, trains, buses, cars, etc. 

Diu airport is the closest airport to Somnath, and you can fly there from major airports of India. Taxis are available at the airport to take you to Somnath. Veraval junction is the nearest railway junction to Somanth , trains from all the major cities are available. From station you can then take a cab or city bus to reach Somanth. There are also bus services available from various nearby places for tourists. They can also hire a taxi or self-drive. 

The Somanth travel packages at Indian Holiday are curated by considering all the needs of our customers. Our tour packages are equipped with all the basic amenities and we ensure that you enjoy your spiritual journey to the fullest. So, hurry to book your place for one of the suitable Somnath holiday packages. It would definitely turn out to be an exhilarating experience for you.


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Gujarat Temple Tour

2 N / 3 D

Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath

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Best of Gujarat

5 N / 6 D

Ahmedabad – Rajkot – Somnath - Porbander – Dwarka – Jamnagar

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Splendid Gujarat Tour

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Mumbai - Rajkot - Junagadh - Sasangir- Veraval - Somnath - Diu - Palitana - Bhavnagar - Lothal - Ahmedabad

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7 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

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

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  • 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

12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

19 N / 20 D

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

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  • 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

7 Days Gujarat Tour with Statue of Unity

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Ahmedabad - Vadodara - Rajkot - Dwarka - Somnath - Ahmedabad

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Gujarat Saurashtra tour

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Ahmedabad - Dwarka - Somnath - Diu - Gir

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FAQs of Somnath Tour package

Q: What is the significance of Somnath?

Ans: Somnath is an important pilgrimage site from ancient times. It is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in Somnath Temple and is located on the western coast of Gujarat. Somnath temple is famous for its architectural brilliance and spiritual significance.

Q: Who built the original Somnath temple?

Ans:It is believed that Soma, the Moon God, built the original Somnath Temple. It was made of gold when it was established.

Q: What is Triveni Sangam (Somnath)?

Ans: 'Triveni Sangam' is the confluence of 3 rivers namely Kapila, Hiran, and Sravasti. Triveni Sangam is believed to be a sacred Moksha Tirtha (place or gateway to achieve nirvana & cross into heaven) for Hindu religion.

Q: What are the top sightseeing attractions in Somnath?

Ans: If you plan a trip to Somnath, you can visit popular attractions such as:

  • Somnath Temple - It comes under one of the top tourist attractions in Somnath because it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India.
  • Lakshmi Narayan Mandir - Located on Triveni Tirth, it is one of the most famous tourist spots in Somnath, Gujarat.
  • Dehotsarg Tirth -  Located only 1.5 km from the grand Somnath Temple, you will find Dehotsarg Tirth on the banks of the Hiran River. It is said that Lord Krishna undertook his journey to heaven from this spot.
  • Triveni Sangam Temple - One of the significant places to visit in Somnath, this temple is situated right at the point of the confluence of three holy streams, Saraswati, Hiranya, and Kapila, before they merge into the sea.
Q: What are the famous tourist places to visit close to Somnath?

Ans: When planning a trip to Somnath, one can visit the following attractions:

  • Diu (85 km) - Located on a small island linked by a bridge to Gujarat’s southern coast, it is quiet, clean, full of Portuguese history, and free of tourist traps.
  • Gir National Park (50 km) -  This park is well-known for its Asiatic Lions. It is a reserve forest and a wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat state.
  • Dwarka (235 km) - Dwarka is one of the most significant Hindu pilgrimage destinations and is said to be Lord Krishna's kingdom's ancient and legendary capital.
  • Rajkot (200 km) - It is the fourth largest city in the state of Gujarat. Also known as one of the fastest-growing cities. It was the capital of the Saurashtra state earlier.
Q: How to reach Somnath?

Ans: Somnath is well connected to the rest of the cities and can be reached easily by flights, trains, or by road:

  • By Air: The nearest airport from Somnath is Diu Airport, around 85 km, whereas Rajkot Airport can be an option to reach Somnath, which is 200 km away with a drive time of 4 hours.
  • By Rail: The nearest railway station is Veraval which is well connected with other cities in India. Veraval railway station is at a distance of around 5 km.
  • By Road: Somnath is well connected with other cities of Gujarat and neighboring states. We can arrange a Chauffeur from Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Dwarka, Diu, etc., connected to Somnath.


Q: Can we visit Somnath and Dwarka together?

Ans: Yes, you can visit both destinations, Somnath and Dwarka, together. Please click on the below link for a suggested tour by Indian holiday, which includes these two famous & holy cities.

Q: What is the best time to visit Somnath?

Ans: The best time to visit the Somnath is during the winter season (October- early March) when the weather remains pleasant and makes it easier for sightseeing.

Q: Where can we stay in Somnath?

Ans: With Indian Holiday, you can book your stay in a variety of hotels according to your budget. Some recommended hotels recommended are:

  • Lords Inn Somnath
  • The Fern Residency
  • The Divine Resort
  • The Bliss Hotel
Q: What is the ideal duration for the Somnath tour?

Ans: The ideal duration for Somnath tour is 02 days. However, if you want to explore the nearby places, you need to extend up to 5 - 7 days to cover the nearest tourist destinations like – Dwarka, Rajkot, & Ahmedabad.

Q: Are mobile phones allowed in Somnath Temple?

Ans: No, mobile phones are not allowed in Somnath Temple. You have to keep it in the locker available at Temple premises.

Q: Do we need to book Light and Sound Show in advance for Somnath Temple?

Ans: No, Light & Sound Show tickets are available adjacent to Somnath Temple and it can be booked from the counter.

Q: What are the darshan & light & sound show timings at Somnath Temple?

Ans: Darshan Timing in Somnath Temple is from 06:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Light and Sound Show timing is from 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM. These timings may vary during monsoon season.

Q: Is lift facility available in Somnath Temple?

Ans: Yes, the lift facility is available inside the temple premises. Wheelchair and golf carts are also available for physically challenged and senior citizens.

Q: Is there any Entrance Ticket for Somnath Temple?

Ans: No, entry to the Somnath temple is completely free. However, you have to follow the instructions of the temple before entering.