Ahmedabad, in western India, is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. The Sabarmati River runs through its center. On the western bank is the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati, which displays the spiritual leader’s living quarters and artifacts. Across the river, the Calico Museum of Textiles, once a cloth merchant's mansion, has a significant collection of antique and modern fabrics.
Dwarka is an ancient city in the northwestern Indian state of Gujarat. It’s known as a Hindu pilgrimage site. The ancient Dwarkadhish Temple has an elaborately tiered main shrine, a carved entrance and a black-marble idol of Lord Krishna. Dwarka Beach and nearby Dwarka Lighthouse offer views of the Arabian Sea. Southeast, Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary protects migratory birds and endangered species like the Indian wolf.
The Somnath temple located in Prabhas Patan near Veraval in Saurashtra on the western coast of Gujarat, is believed to be the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot of Gujarat.
Gir Forest National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, western India. It was established to protect Asiatic lions, who frequent the fenced-off Devalia Safari Park, along with leopards and antelopes. Gir Jungle Trail, outside the fenced area, traverses deciduous forest and is home to wildlife including vultures and pythons. The Kamleshwar Dam has marsh crocodiles and birds, such as Indian skimmers and pelicans.
On arrival at Ahmedabad Airport / Railway Station, our representative will meet you and drive to the hotel. Check in and refresh quickly. Set out for local sightseeing. Visit the famous Gandhi Ashram located on the banks of River Sabarmati. This is the place from where Gandhiji had started the Dandi march. We then visit Hathisingh Jain Temple- the best known Jain Temple of Ahmedabad and Adalaj Stepwell- the unique water building. Later we visit one of the most magnificent and beautiful attraction of Ahmedabad- the Akshardham Temple. Admire its grand architecture and later return to hotel for a relaxed sleep.
Today morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed for Jamnagar (315 km / 6 hours). After an approximate drive of 6 hours, set out to visit the peaceful Lakhota Lake followed by a visit to Lakhota Museum that stands right in middle of the lake. Also visit the unique Bala Hanuman Temple known for its nonstop Ramdhun since 1956 that is also being listed in Guinness Book of World Records for this unique factor. Later proceed to Dwarka (135 km / 3 hours), the kingdom of Lord Krishna. Check in at hotel & refresh quickly. Set out to visit Dwarkadheesh Temple for attending evening Aarti. Later return to hotel for a relaxed sleep.
After Breakfast and proceed to visit the sacred Dwarkadheesh Temple. Take a holy dip in River Gomti and later visit the other sacred places like Nageshwar Jyotirling Temple, Gopi Talav and Bet Dwarka. On your way back visit Rukmani Temple- dedicated to Lord Krishna’s first wife. In the evening, visit other temples on coastal area followed by attending evening Aarti at Dwarkadheesh Temple. Later return to hotel for a relaxed sleep.
Today morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and depart for Porbandar (75 km / 1.5 hours) where we visit Kirti Mandir - the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi & also Sudama Mandir which is dedicated to a devotee of Lord Krishna. Later proceed for Somnath (130 km / 2.5 hours) and check in at hotel. Refresh quickly and set out to visit Somnath Temple- situated by the sea, Bhalka Tirth- where Lord Krishna was accidentally shot in the foot and beautiful and sacred Triveni Ghat. Later in the evening attend the auspicious Aarti followed by a Light & Sound show. Afterwards return to hotel for a relaxed sleep.
After breakfast and set out for a fun filled day at Diu (90 km / 2 hours), the beach destination of Gujarat. Relax and laze on the beach and enjoy several water sport activities. Later explore the historical attractions of the place like St. Paul's Church, Diu Museum and Diu Fort. Return to hotel in Somnath for overnight stay.
After breakfast and check out from the hotel. Today proceed for a fantastic adventurous experience of Gujarat- Sasan Gir, which is the home of now endangered Asiatic Lion. Check in at the hotel and refresh. In afternoon, set out to visit Gir forest for a memorable time. Explore different types of forests, flora and fauna. A day out in jungle has its own charms. Take an evening jungle safari to see the beauty and music of the wild at different points of time. After spending a rough tough day in jungle, come back to the hotel for a good night’s sleep.
Today morning take your fill at morning breakfast and check out from the hotel. Gujarat is noted for its beautiful temples since ancient times and today is another day when we explore and visit numerous beautiful temples. First we visit Virpur (135 km / 2.5 hours) to see Jalaram Temple and Swaminarya temple. Just nearby to Virpur, we then proceed to Gondal (20 km / 30 mins) and see Navlakha Palace and Vintage Car Museum here. After the visit, we proceed our drive to Ahmedabad. We drop you at Railway station / Airport for your return.