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.