Lions And Tribes Of Gujarat, a tour package of 13 nights and 14 days has been devised in such a manner that along with exploring the tribal villages of Gujarat, you also discover wildlife of this West Indian state. During the tour, you visit places like Chhota Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Poshina, Zainabad, Bhuj, Wankaner and Bhanvnagar for sightseeing and exploring the tribal villages. The itinerary also includes wildlife safaris at the Little Rann of Kutuch and Sasan Gir National Park.
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- Visit the tribal villages of Bhils and Ratwas near Chhota Udaipur
- Guided tours of Sankheda- world-renowned for handicraft wood furniture
- Explore Modhera and Patan for their ancient structures
- Visit the temples of Ambaji and Khumbharia during sightseeing in Poshina
- A wildlife safari into the Little Rann of Kutch
- Shop for handicrafts in the popular Banni villages of Bhuj
- Visit the well-known Palitana Jain temples
- Spotting wildlife at the Sasan Gir National Park
After arrival in Mumbai, get an assisted transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Later, leave your room for taking a city tour that includes the Gateway of India, a historical monument that is an important landmark now. If time permits, you can explore the popular markets and beaches of the city. Stay overnight.
On the second day, get transferred to the airport to board a flight to Vadodara. On arrival, you begin your road journey to Chotta Udaipur, an erstwhile a princely state of Rajputs that was founded in 1743 AD by Rawal Udeysinhji. Once you reach, complete the check-in formalities at your pre-booked hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities such as interacting with the locals or exploring the surroundings on foot. Stay overnight.
After breakfast, you explore the surroundings around Chotta Udaipur. There are a number of beautiful tribal villages of Bhils and Ratwas. The people of this tribe are popular for their colorful attires, dances and pure cultures. Observe their lifestyle and livelihood activities such as making of native handicrafts such as Pithora wall painting, arrow crating, terra cotta figures and pottery. The other attractions of the day include a visit to Sankheda- world-renowned for handicraft wood furniture, Pavagadh Fort- constructed during the reign of Solanki rulers, some Indosracenic monuments of Champaner including Jami Masjid. The last visit is Dabhoi fort known for its striking architecture, mainly magnificent walls and gates. Stay Overnight.
In the morning, post breakfast, you start driving towards Ahmedabad. On arrival, check-in at your pre-book hotel. Later, leave for including Calico Museum, Modhera Sun temple- constructed in 1026 AD by King Bhimdev of Solanki dynasty and Patan- the capital city of Gujarat in medieval times, famous for Patola silk weavers. Visit Rani ka Vav, a step well. Stay overnight.
Relish an early breakfast and leave for Poshina by road. Once you reach, move to your hotel. Later, leave for exploring the surrounding. Visit the ancient Shiv temple, Jain temple and royal cenotaphs (Chattries). The other attractions include the picturesque Songadh dam, surrounded by mountains, and the Chitra Vichitra temple that is erected on the meeting points of three rivers. Overnight stay.
Day 6 after breakfast is for full day sightseeing. The visits of the include attractions like Ambaji- a temple dedicated to Goddess Amba with beautiful marble carvings, Khumbharia- a group of 5 Jain temples with jeweled idols, Gadha Shamlaji- a scenic spots ringed by mountains, Khedbrahma- one of the few temples dedicated to Lord Brahma and Idar fort- known for its fine natural rock formations and temples. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, hit the road Zainabad, a serene village, the base for a wildlife safari into the Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary, the world only home to the last batch of Asiatic Wild Ass. Post lunch, leave for an afternoon jeep safari into the national park. During your safari, you may visit other wildlife species such as wolves, desert foxes, jackals, antelopes, and snakes. Overnight in Zainabad.
Today, after breakfast, begin driving towards Bhuj (Kutch). After reaching, get transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Afterwards, proceed for visiting Aina Mahal. Also referred to as the Palace of Mirrors, this beautiful architecture has some narrow alleyways having striking carvings with overhanging balconies. It has consists of a private handicraft museum housing amazing handicraft products from various parts of Kutuch. Overnight Stay.
On the 9th day, after having breakfast, visit the Banni villages placed around Bhuj, around 40 in number. These villages are quite well-known for their traditional handicrafts, mainly embroidery; block painting, pottery, leather as well as silver work. Explore the surroundings on foot, interact with the locals and observe their lifestyle. Stay overnight.
On day 10, begin driving towards Wankaner a former princely state of Gujarat. Today, the town is popular for its Brick markers, potteries, town gates, local bazaars, old palaces, an old cinema hall- Playhouse, the memorial of Sartanji and his Sati wife, along with other structures. After completing the check-in formalities at the hotel, the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight in Wankaner.
Begin driving towards Bhavnagar, the base for visiting the well-known Palitana temples, dedicated to Jainism. A total of 863 rock-carved temples are situated on Mountain. The followers of Jainism consider that they should visit these temples at least once in a lifetime. Overnight in Bhavnagar.
After breakfast, begin drive towards Gir for Sasan Gir National Park, the last home of the Asiatic Lion. On reaching, check-into your hotel. The afternoon is fixed for a jeep safari into the national park. during your safari, along with the big cat, other wildlife species that you may spot include Nilgai, Langur, Sambar, Chital, Sloth bears, Indian Cobras, Jungle cats as well as more than 300 avifauna species. Stay overnight.
Day 13 of the tour is booked for an early morning and an evening jeep safari. The best time to visit the park is between the months of December and March. Enjoy spotting the wild species roaming freely in their natural habitat. Stay Overnight.
Today is the last day of your tour when you spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, get transported to the airport to board a flight to Mumbai. On reaching, transfer to the hotel that is followed by dinner and then transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
- 14 Days / 13 Night
- Mumbai – Vadodara – Chhot...