In this 07D GUJARAT VARIETY TOUR, you shall visit the temple towns of Gujarat and wonder at the marvellous temple architecture. Pay obeisance and take blessings from the deities. You shall also enjoy the beaches of Diu and Kirti Mandir in Porbandar and the wildlife in Gir. Shopping for ethnic Gujarati clothing should surely be on the list in Rajkot.
At Jamnagar, visit the Lakhota Palace & Museum and the Bala Hanuman Temple. Pay obeisance at Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka and visit other local places of interest. In Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir (birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi), Sudama temple, Huzoor Palace, Shree Hari Mandir & Rokadiya Hanuman temple at Porbandar. At Somnath, pay obeisance to Lord Shiva. Diu infuses you with adventurous water sports at Nagoa Beach and visits to the Church, Museum and Fort. Next is Sasan Gir wildlife sanctuary where you are game to Asiatic lions, crocodile breeding and other wild fauna. On the way to Rajkot, stop at Jalaram Temple in Virpur. Visit Swaminarayan Temple, Naulakha Palace and a vintage car museum in Gondal. Visit the Akshardham Temple and Adlaj stepwell and other local tourist attractions in Ahmedabad.
Enjoy a week of ethnic Gujarati culture, cuisine, temple architecture and shopping and take back lifelong memories of good times spent with family and friends.
The distance between Ahmedabad and Jamnagar is 304.2 Km & driving time is 6-7 hrs. | The distance between Jamnagar and Dwarka is 130.1 Km & driving time is 3-4 hrs | The distance between Dwarka and Somnath is 231.1 Km & driving time is 5-6 hrs. | The distance between Somnath and Diu is 83 Km & driving time is 2-3 hrs. | The distance between Diu and Sasan Gir is 65.7 Km & driving time is 2-3 hrs. | The distance between Sasan Gir and Rajkot is 170.3 Km & driving time is 4-5 hrs.| The distance between Rajkot and Ahmedabad is 214.5 Km & driving time is 4-5 hrs.
Jamnagar | 01 Night
Dwarka | 01 Night
Somnath | 01 Night
Diu | 01 Night
Sasangir | 01 Night
Rajkot | 01 Night
Day 01 - Ahmedabad – Jamnagar (Distance is 304.2 km / 6-7 hrs)
On arrival in Ahmedabad airport/station, get transferred to Jamnagar. Visit Lakota Lake and Museum. In the evening, pay respects at Bala Hanuman Temple, for the continuous chanting of 'Shri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram' by its devotees. Indulge in shopping. Overnight stay at Jamnagar.
Day 02 - Jamnagar – Dwarka ( Distance is 130.1 km / 3-4 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Dwarka and visit the Dwarkadish Temple and take a holy dip in the Gomti. Later, visit the Rukmani temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple', which is home to one of the 12 Swayambhu Jyotirlingas & the Gopi Talav. Attend the evening aarti at the Dwarkadish Temple. Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 03 - Dwarka – Porbandar - Somnath (Distance is 231.1 km/ 5-6 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Porbandar to visit the Kirti Mandir, the birthplace of Gandhi, and the Sudama Temple. Heading onwards proceed to Somnath. Check into the hotel. Later, visit the Somnath temple, Triveni Ghat & Bhalka Tirth Temple, where Lord Krishna is said to have been accidentally shot in the foot. Attend the evening aarti in the Somnath temple and enjoy the light and sound show. The history of the temple is informed by Light and Sound presentation in the evening after sunset. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Day 04 - Somnath – Diu (Distance is 83 km/ 2-3 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to the beach town of Diu to visit St. Paul’s Church, the Diu museum and fort. Spend the evening relaxing on the beach. Overnight stay at Diu.
Day 05 - Diu – Sasangir (Distance is 65.7 km/ 2-3hrs)
After breakfast head to Sasangir. Check in to the hotel. In the afternoon, go for a jungle safari in the National Park catching glimpses of the Asiatic lion, among other wildlife forms. Overnight stay at Sasangir.
Day 06 - Sasangir – Virpur - Gondal –Rajkot (Distance is 170.3Kms/3 - 4hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Rajkot. On the way, stop at Jalaram Temple in Virpur. Also, visit Swaminarayan Temple, Naulakha Palace and a vintage car museum in Gondal. On arrival, check into the hotel in Rajkot. Overnight in Rajkot.
Day 07 - Rajkot - Ahmedabad (Distance is 214.5 km/ 4-5hrs)
After breakfast, head to Ahmedabad. Visit popular tourist sites such as Hutheesing Jain Temple, Gandhi Ashram, Akshardham Temple and Adalaj stepwell. Pay a visit to the Calico Museum, which is one of the oldest textile museums in India. In the evening, head towards the airport or railway station for your departure.