06D DWARKA-SOMNATH–DIU TOUR visits the hidden treasures of Gujrat. Take blessings from the deities at the Akshardham, Vaishno Devi & Iskon temple in Ahmedabad. See the Auto World Vintage Car Museum, Utensils Museum, Jama Masjid, Sarkhej Roza, Adlaj stepwell and Gandhi Ashram. Get wowed by the temple architectures of Dwarkadish, Nageshwar Jyotirling, Rukmini Temple in Dwarka. Visit Kirti Mandir & Sudama Temple at Porbandar. See the Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Sangam, Geeta Mandir and Somnath Temple in Somnath. Enjoy leisure at the beach of Diu, the Diu Museum and Diu Fort and finally, get to see the Asiatic lions and other wildlife at the Sasan Gir wildlife sanctuary. Drive to Ahmedabad stopping en route at Rajkot to do some ethnic Gujarati shopping. Rajkot is famous for ethnic Gujarati dresses like "bandhni saris", the mirror works, bead works, patchworks and silk embroidered dress materials.
Ahmedabad and Dwarka distance is 440 Km & driving time is 8-9 hrs. | Dwarka and Somnath distance is 236 Km & driving time is 5-6 hrs. | Somnath and Diu distance is 83.2 Km & driving time is 2-3 hrs | Diu and Sasan Gir distance is 97.2 Km & driving time is 2-3 hrs. | Sasan and Ahmedabad distance is 368 Km & driving time is 7-8 hrs.
01 Night in Ahmedabad
02 Nights in Dwarka
01 Night in Somnath
01 Night in Sasan Gir
Day 01: Ahmedabad Arrival and Sightseeing
Upon arrival in Ahmedabad Airport / Railway Station, get transferred to the hotel. Check in at the hotel. Later set out to visit few of the famous places of the city like the Sabarmati riverfront, Auto World Vintage Car Museum, Utensils Museum, Jama Masjid, Sarkhej Roza, Hutheesing Temple, Iskcon Temple, Akshardham temple, Vaishno Devi temple, Adalaj stepwell and the Gandhi Ashram. In the evening, you can witness the spectacular laser show at the Akshardham Temple. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay in Ahmedabad.
Day 02: Ahmedabad – Dwarka (Distance is 440km / 8-9 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to the sacred town of Dwarka. Visit Dwarkadhish Temple. Take a holy dip in the Gomti river. Overnight at Dwarka.
Day 03: Dwarka Sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed to visit NageshwarJyotirling, GopiTalav and Beyt Dwarka. On the way back, visit Rukmani Temple. In the evening visit other temples in the coastal area and attend evening Aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Overnight in Dwarka.
Day 03: Dwarka -Porbandar - Somnath (Distance is 236 Km / 5-6 hrs)
After breakfast, depart to Porbandar (105km/2 hrs). At Porbandar visit KirtiMandir which is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was born and Sudama Temple which is the only Sudama Temple in the world. Later proceed to Somnath (131 km/3 hrs). On arrival visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Sangam, Geeta Mandir & Somnath Temple. In the evening attend Aarti and later watch light and Sound show. Overnight at Somnath.
Day 04: Somnath - Diu (Distance is 83.2 km / 2-3 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to the beach town Diu. Visit St. Paul's Church, Diu Museum and Diu Fort. The evening is on leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight at Diu.
Day 05: Diu – Sasan Gir (Distance is 97.2 km /2-3 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Sasangir. Sasan Gir is the home of the Asiatic Lions. In the afternoon Visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya, Crocodile breeding farm, Gir Information centre. Overnight stay at Sasan Gir.
Day 06: Sasangir - Ahmedabad (Distance is 368 km / 7-8 hrs)
After breakfast, check out of the hotel. Proceed to Ahmedabad, en route Rajkot. Later proceed to Ahmedabad. Drop at Railway station or Airport.