10D EXPLORE GUJARAT TOUR (arrival & departure from Ahmedabad) takes you to all the hottest tourist spots in Gujarat. It is a temple tour, with leisure & water sports at the beach and a visit to the famed Gir wildlife sanctuary thrown in, to spice up this intense vacation.
Proceed on this Rann of Kutch-Jamnagar-Dwarka-Porbandar-Somnath-Diu-Gir-Junagadh-Gondal-Palitana-Bhavnagar tour. Enjoy the desert safari in the Little Rann of Kutch and a visit to the tribal villages of Rabari & Banjara. 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. On way to Somnath, visit Kirti Mandir (birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi) 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. At Gondal, visit the Naulakha Palace & Vintage Car Museum. Next day visit famous Jain temples at Shatrunjaya Hills, on the way to Bhavnagar.
Enjoy the architectural heritage of India and collect blessings of the deities. Have some leisure and excitement in between. This is a whirlwind tour of Gujarat with the advantage of touching all the tourist hotspots. Get on to the bandwagon and explore good times in Gujarat now !!
The distance between Ahmedabad and Little Rann of Kutch is 167.2 Km & driving time is 5-6 hrs. | The distance between Little Rann of Kutch and Jamnagar is 315 Km & driving time is 7-8 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 Gondal is 132 Km & driving time is 3-4 hrs. | The distance between Gondal and Bhavnagar is 162.5 Km & driving time is 3-4 hrs. | The distance between Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad is 170.5 Km & driving time is 3-4 hrs.
Kutch | 01 Night
Jamnagar | 01 Night
Dwarka | 01 Night
Somnath | 01 Night
Diu | 02 Nights
Sasan Gir | 01 Night
Gondal | 01 Night
Bhavnagar | 01 Night
10D EXPLORE GUJARAT TOUR
Day 01: Ahmedabad – Little Rann of Kutch (Distance is 170km / 5 hrs)
On arrival in Ahmadabad airport/station, proceed to Little Rann of Kutch, check in to the resort. Explore the desert by open jeep in the Little Rann of Kutch, visit the villages of Rabari and Banjara, the two important tribes of the region. Overnight stay at Little Rann of Kutch.
Day 02: Little Rann of Kutch – Jamnagar ( Distance is 320Km / 8hrs)
Proceed to Jamnagar. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later visit the Lakhota Palace & Museum. Visit the Bala Hanuman Temple. The temple is known for its nonstop chanting of Ramdhun which started in 1956. Visit Lakhota lake. Overnight stay at Jamnagar.
Day 03: Jamnagar – Dwarka (Distance is 130km / 3hr)
After breakfast, proceed to the sacred town of Dwarka. Visit Dwarkadhish temple and Gomti Ghat. In the afternoon take a trip to Beyt Dwarka, visit the old temple of Krishna, the trip from Okha on the mainland to the temple is by a local boat (own cost) (Temple open from 9 AM to 13:00 PM). On the way to Beyt Dwarka, visit Nageshwar Temple – One of the 12th Jyotirlinga of Shiva, Rukmini Temple, and Gopi Talav. Return to Dwarka. Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 04: Dwarka – Porbandar - Somnath (Distance is 235 km / 5hr)
After breakfast, proceed to Porbandar (105 km/2hrs). At Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir – a place where Gandhiji was born. After lunch, proceed to Somnath (130 km/3hrs). On arrival visit Bhalka Tirth & Somnath Temple. In the evening watch light and Sound show. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Day 05: Somnath – Diu (Distance is 90km / 2hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to the beach town, Diu. The day is at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight stay at Diu.
Day 06: Diu
After breakfast, the morning is at leisure to enjoy the wide variety of water sports facilities available at Nagoa Beach like para Sailing, water skiing, water scooter, and speedboats. Later, visit St. Paul's Church, Diu Museum and Diu Fort. Overnight stay at Diu.
Day 07: Diu – Sasangir (Distance is 70km / 2hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Sasangir. Sasangir is the home of the Asiatic Lion. In the afternoon Visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya, Crocodile breeding farm, Gir Information centre. Afternoon safari. (Own Cost. Safari timings - 3 PM to 6 PM) Overnight stay at Sasangir.
Day 08: Sasangir – Junagadh - Gondal (Distance is 135 Km / 4hr)
Early morning take a Jeep Safari at the Gir National Park. After breakfast, proceed to Junagadh. Visit Upperkot Fort, Ashok Rock Edict, Mahabat Maqbara and Junagadh Museum. Continue towards Gondal. On arrival visit Naulakha Palace & Vintage Car Museum. Overnight stay at Gondal.
Day 09: Gondal – Palitana – Bhavnagar (Distance is 170kms/4hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Bhavnagar. Enroute visit the temple city Palitana, famous for Jain temples at Shatrunjaya Hills. Continue towards Bhavnagar. In the evening visit Shree Takhteshwar Temple located on the small hillock. Overnight stay at Bhavnagar.
Day 10: Bhavnagar - Ahmedabad (Distance is 170km/ 4hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Ahmedabad to board your return flight.
CITY TOUR OF AHMEDABAD