The Colours Of Gujarat
Places : Mumbai - Ahmedabad - Jamnagar - Sasangir - Gondal -
Junagarh - Sasangir - Diu - Somnath - Bhavnagar
Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
The state of Gujarat is always brimming with colours of creativity,
artistry and heritage. The twelve day itinerary completely focuses on the
gala of Gujarat and its diversity. Garlanded with the destinations like
Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Sasangir, Gondal, Junagarh, Diu, Somnath and
Bhavnagar, this Colours of Gujarat tour is one of the must visit
attractions of India.
Day 1 : Arrive Mumbai
arrival, meet India Budget Tour representative who will assist your
transfers to the hotel for overnight in Mumbai.
Day 2 :Mumbai to Ahmedabad, by air
Early morning move on a half-day sightseeing tour covering the Gateway of
India, the port of Mumbai. This will be followed by a boat cruise to
Elephanta Caves. The caves are at the top of a gentle stairway, which
begins almost immediately where the ferry hits dry land. Transfer to the
airport and fly from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. Upon arrival, meet our
representative who will transfer you to the hotel for a 2-night stay and
thereon your colourful Gujarat tour begins.
Day 3 : Ahmedabad
Post breakfast, depart on a city tour, covering Indo-Saracenic archetypal
Mosques, Jama Masjid and Sidi Syed Mosque, followed by the painted
Swaminarayan Temple. Afternoon visit to Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram.
Day 4 : Ahmedabad to Jamnagar, 300 Km/6 hrs
Early morning drive to the old-walled city of Jamnagar for a 2-night stay.
Late afternoon tour of the city and temples.
Day 5 : Jamnagar (Dwarka - excursion), 85 Km/2 hrs each way
Early morning depart on a day excursion to Dwarka. This shore temple town
is associated with Lord Krishna and has the Dwarikadhish Temple dating
back to the 16th century. With 70 pillars and seven storeys high it is
only a short distance away from the 12th century Rukmini Temple. Return
back to Jamnagar for overnight stay at our hotel.
Day 6 : Jamnagar to Sasangir via Gondal & Junagarh, 200 Km/4 hrs
After breakfast depart for Sasangir, via Gondal and Junagarh Fort. Arrive
at Sasangir, the entrance to the 1412 sq. km Gir National Park and the
Wild Life Sanctuary, the last stronghold of the Asiatic Lion population
outside Africa and the world's only 4-horned antelope. Stay 2 nights in
Day 7 : Sasangir
Early morning jeep and late afternoon safari to the Wild Life Reserve.
Day 8 : Sasangir to
Diu via Somnath, 160 Km/4 hrs
Drive to Somnath and the historic shore temple. One of the 12
important jyotirlingas of Shiva in India. On to Diu, erstwhile
Portuguese colony off the Saurastra coast of Gujarat. Golden beaches,
palm groves, monuments, etc. On arrival check-in at your hotel for a
leisurely 2-night stay.
Day 9 : Diu
Morning sightseeing tour of Diu. See how the Portuguese used to rule,
visiting the battlement of Diu Fort, the wood panelled St. Paul's and
St. Thomas' Churches. Evening at leisure.
Day 10 : Diu to Bhavnagar, 225 Km/5 hrs
Early morning drive to Bhavnagar, another rich princely city. Check:
in at your hotel. Afternoon sightseeing, covering Takhteshwar Temple
and Gandhi Smriti Museum. Overnight stay.
Day 11 : Bhavnagar to Ahmedabad via Palitana, 225 Km/5 hrs
Morning drive to Palitana to visit Shatrunjaya, the 2000 ft. high
Jain Temple Complex, which has 863 Temples with arches, carved
pillars, and bejewelled idols ranging from 11th to 20th century. Later
on drive to Ahmedabad for an overnight stay.
Day 12 : Ahmedabad to Mumbai, by air
Transfer to the airport and fly from Ahmedabad to Mumbai. Travel to
your onward destination.
Contact us for hotels details/options covered in this tour
* Price depends upon the category of the
hotel you choose
- Hotel to hotel transportation
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