In this 08D GUJARAT SELECT 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. You shall also enjoy the wildlife in Gir.
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.
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 Somanth 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 Ahmedabad is 346.7 Km & driving time is 8-9 hrs.
Jamnagar | 02 Nights
Dwarka | 01 Night
Porbandar | 01 Night
Somnath | 01 Night
Diu | 01 Night
Sasan Gir | 01 Night
Day 01: Ahmedabad – Jamnagar (Approx. 320kms/6.5hrs)
On arrival at Ahmedabad, proceed to Jamnagar. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is on leisure. Overnight stay at Jamnagar.
Day 02: Jamnagar sightseeing
After breakfast, proceed to visit Lakhota Palace and Museum, Ratan Bai Masjid, Pratap Vilas Palace, the Swaminarayan temple, Darbar Gadh -a famous place for shopping. In the evening, visit Bala Hanuman Temple known for its nonstop Ramdhun since 1956 and is mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records & Lakhota Talav. Overnight stay in Jamnagar.
Day 03: Jamnagar – Dwarka (Approx. 140kms/3hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & proceed to Dwarka. On arrival check in to the hotel. Then proceed to visit Dwarkadhish Temple & take a holy dip in the Gomati river. Visit Nageshwar Jyotirling - One of the 12 Jyotirlingam of Shiva, Gopi Talav, Beyt Dwarka (By Ferry – at own cost). On the way back, visit the Rukmani Temple. In the evening, visit other temples on the coastal area; attend evening aarti at Dwarkadish temple. Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 04: Dwarka – Porbandar (Approx. 105kms/2hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & proceed to Porbandar. Visit Kirti Mandir, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Sudama Temple is the only temple in India which is dedicated to Sudama ( Friend of Krishna). Check into the hotel. At Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir – the place where Gandhiji was born and Sudama Temple – the only Sudama Temple in the world. Also visit Huzoor Palace, Shree Hari Mandir & Rokadiya Hanuman Temple. Overnight stay at Porbandar.
Day 05: Porbandar – Somnath (Approx. 130kms/3hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Somnath. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed to visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Sangam, Geeta Mandir, & Somnath Temple. Attend Aarti and watch the light and Sound show run by Gujarat Tourism. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Day 06: Somnath – Diu (Approx. 100kms/2hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & proceed to the beach town Diu. Diu Island is known for its fortress and old Portuguese Cathedral. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Visit St. Pauls Church, Diu Museum and Diu Fort, Gangeshwar Temple, Noida Caves. Rest of the day is on leisure to relax on the Nagoabeach. Overnight stay at Diu.
Day 07: Diu - Sasan Gir (Approx. 100kms/2hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & depart to Sasan Gir. Sasan Gir is the sole home of the Asiatic lions. On arrival check in to the hotel. Visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya (Wed Closed – at own cost). Overnight stay at Sasangir.
Day 08: Sasan Gir – Ahmedabad (Approx. 375kms/8hrs)
Enjoy morning Jeep Safari – at own cost (Total 3 shifts per day morning 6 am, 9 am & afternoon 3 pm) in the Gir forests. After breakfast, check out from the hotel & proceed to Ahmedabad. At evening drop at Airport/Railway station.
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