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.
Jamnagar is a city in the western Indian state of Gujarat. On an island in Lakhota Lake, Lakhota Palace and Museum is a former fort that exhibits weapons, sculptures and pottery from the 9th to 18th centuries. At Bala Hanuman Temple, the Rama Naam prayer has been chanted continuously since 1964. To the northeast, the marshlands of Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary attract spotted deer, painted storks and migratory birds.
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.
Junagadh is a city in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Mahabat Maqbara is the huge 19th-century mausoleum of a local ruler, which showcases intricate Indo-Islamic architectural details. Uparkot Fort, founded around 300 BC, has city views from its ramparts. Within the fort are the stone-cut stepwells Adi Kadi Vav and Navghan Kuwo, plus Buddhist caves. To the west, Darbar Hall Museum is housed in a former palace.
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 Teen Darwaza, a triple-arched gateway which was built to serve as the royal entrance to the Maidan Shahi or the Royal Square. Next you will visit Calico Museum of Textiles, one of India's leading specialized museums & Hathisingh Jain Temple- the best known Jain Temple of Ahmedabad and Adalaj Stepwell- the unique water building. Later in the evening, visit Jama Masjid which is one of the largest mosques in India built in the period of 1424 during the reign of Ahmed Shah. After visiting the beautiful mosque, return to hotel for a relaxed sleep.
After Breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Jamnagar. check in at hotel and relax for a while. Set out to visit the peaceful Lakhota Lake followed by a visit to Lakhota Museum that stands right in middle of the lake. Later in the evening, 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 visit the local markets for shopping some handicrafts made in famous bandhni work.
After Breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Dwarka (135 km / 3.5 hours), the kingdom of Lord Krishna. Check in at hotel and set out to visit Dwarkadheesh Temple. Take a holy dip in River Gomti and later visit Nageshwar Jyotirling- home to 12 self-existent jyotirlingas, Gopi Talav- the lake where gopis are believed to reunite with Krishna and Bet Dwarka- the original abode of Lord Krishna. On the way back, visit Rukmani Temple- the temple dedicated to Lord Krishna’s wife. In the evening, visit other temples on coastal area followed by attending the evening aarti at Dwarkadheesh temple.
After Breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed to Somnath. 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.
Today morning take your fill at morning breakfast and check out from the hotel. Continue your journey to Junagadh. On arrival, check in at hotel and relax in your room. Later get ready to visit Uperkot Fort & Damodar Kund which is one of the sacred lakes as per Hindu beliefs, located at the foothills of Girnar hills. Also visit Mahabat Makabara and Junagadh Museum. Being a historic city, Junagadh has 3rd century BC Buddhist relics, medieval fort,mausoleum complexes, palaces, etc. After an action packed day, return to the hotel.
After Breakfast check out from Hotel and Transfer to Ahmedabad.