Situated on the western coast of India, Gujarat is a culturally diverse and active with historic as well as spiritual sights that are unique.
It is a great place for a holiday and there is the promise of culture, heritage and exciting places to visit and great food to eat.
The journey will take you to some wonderful places such as Lord Krishna’s Dwarka, Mahatma Gandhi’s Ashram and the Gir National Park to experience the rich ancient and modern heritage. Read the itinerary given below for your kind perusal.
Upon your arrival in Ahmedabad, check into the hotel. Later, visit the Gandhi Ashram next to the banks of the River Sabarmati. This is the place from where Mahatma Gandhi set out on his Dandi March. It has now been converted into a museum. Here you can see the intricate carvings at the Hutheesing Jain Temple and marvel at the grand architecture of the Akshardham Temple. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast in the morning, check out from the hotel and leave by road for Jamnagar. On the way, visit the ancient and beautifully carved steep well. In the evening, you can visit the Bala Hanuman Temple. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the perpetual chanting of ‘Shri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram’ by its devotees since 1964. Stay overnight in Jamnagar.
Post breakfast in the morning, check out from the hotel and leave by road for Dwarka. Later, check into the hotel and retire for the day. Post lunch, visit the Beyt Dwarka, believed to be the original abode of Lord Krishna. The famous ‘Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple’ is home to one of the 12 Swayambhu Jyotirlingas in the world. Later, visit the Gopi Talav, the lake where Gopis are said to have reunited with Lord Krishna. Then there is this Rukmini Devi Temple, dedicated to the wife of Lord Krishna. Stay overnight at the hotel in Dwarka.
In the morning, after breakfast, travel to Somnath. On the way, visit the famous Kirti Mandir in Porbandar, the Haveli in which Mahatma Gandhi was born. It has been converted into a museum. Also, visit the Sudama Temple, built to honor the friendship between Krishna and Sudama. Once in Somnath, go to the Somnath Temple and Bhalka Tirth Temple, where Lord Krishna is said to have been accidentally shot in the foot. Stay overnight in Somnath.
Post breakfast in the morning, check out from the hotel and drive towards Gir. Known as the only forest reserve in Asia for housing wild Lions, Sasan Gir is famed place for Lion sightseeing. Other animal species include the Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Nilgai and the Chausingha (the world’s only four-horned antelope). Even crocodiles can be seen in the reservoir and rivers flowing through the sanctuary. In the afternoon, go for a safari in the National Park. Stay overnight in Gir.
In the morning, leave by road for Daman & Diu and spend the day at the beach. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Post breakfast, leave by road for Ahmedabad, and later continue journey towards the airport.
- 7 Days / 6 Night
- Ahmedabad - Jamnagar - Dwarka...