Gujarat is one of the most diverse states in India. Although, this
state is visited by only some of the travelers, but still holds an
important place in India. Some of the famous businessmen,
industrialists and leaders belong to this famous state. Best of
Gujarat tour will take us to some of the famous cities of Gujarat
like Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Dwarka, Porbandar, Somnath temple and
Day 1: Ahmedabad
In the morning arrive in Ahmedabad.
Ahmedabad is the second largest cosmopolitan city of Gujarat. This
city nurtures in its fold pages of history, a breath of harmony and
a show-case of exquisite architecture. Upon arrival, you will be
transferred to the hotel in Ahmedabad. In the afternoon we visit the Gandhi
Gandhi ashram is situated in Sabarmati which is about 6 kms from the
Ahmedabad. This ashram is one of the beautiful ashram and the
important tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. This ashram was the
Mahatma Gandhi's headquarters during their struggle for India's
independence and now houses some of the records of the major events
in his life, a memorial centre and a library. After visiting the
Gandhi Ashram we visit the Gandhi Nagar’s famous temple, the
Akshardham temple. Gandhi Nagar is the second planned and
architecturally integrated city in India after Chandigarh. The
Akshardham temple is the most famous temple of the Swaminarayan
Sect, one of the richest religious sects in the world. This temple
houses the 7 feet gold-leafed idol of Lord Swaminarayan and is a
unique cultural complex. Akshardham is an intricately carved,
majestic monument of 6000 tonnes of pink sandstone and is surrounded
by lush green gardens and beautiful fountains.
Day 2: Ahmedabad
In the morning we visit the Hathee
Singh Jain Temple.
This temple is dedicated to Dharamanath, the 15th Jina or Jain
apposite. This temple is one of the best ornated Jain temples in
Ahmedabad and is built of pure white marble and decorated with rich
carvings. Later we visit the Jama
Jama Masjid was built in 1423 by Ahmad Shah and described by some as
the most beautiful mosque in India. This mosque is believed to have
been constructed from the items salvaged from the demolished Hindu
and Jain temples. After visiting the mosque we visit the
Calico museum of textiles.
This museum is widely regarded as one of the finest textiles museums
in the world, started in Calico Textile Mill. This museum of
textiles has excellent exhibits of antique and modern textiles
including rare tapestries, wall hangings, costumes and old weaving
Day 3: Ahmedabad - Rajkot (about 225 kms)
In the morning we drive to Rajkot. Rajkot is a very pleasant
provincial town. Mahatma Gandhi spent a few years of his life in
this town. His father was the Dewan (Chief Minister) of Rajkot, once
a small princely State. In the evening arrive in Rajkot. Overnight
stay at the hotel in Rajkot.
Day 4: Rajkot - Dwaraka (about 235 kms)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to Dwaraka.
Dwaraka is situated on the Saurashtra coast, where the River Gomti
meets the Arabian Sea. According to the legends, Dwarka was once the
capital of the Lord Krishna's empire. It is also believed that the
original Dwarka, which was an island, was submerged in the sea.
Dwaraka is also one of the four holy places of the Hindus. Dwaraka
is known all over the world for the temple
of Dwarkadhish, the 'Lord of Dwarka', also known as the Jagat
Mandir or temple of the world. In the evening arrive in Dwarka and
drive to the hotel.
Day 5: Dwaraka - Porbandar (about 122 kms)
In the morning we visit the Dwarkadhish
This temple was constructed over 1400 years ago and houses the image
of Lord Krishna. This temple attracts pilgrims from all over the
world. Besides the Dwarkadhish temple there are various other
temples in Dwarka like the Rukmani temple. This temple belongs to
the wife of Lord Krishna. After visiting the temple we drive to
Porbandar is a picturesque old sea port situated on the western
coast of Gujarat. Porbandar was the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi.
Later in the evening we visit the Kirti
Porbandar. In this home the Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation
was born in 1869. 17 rooms and three storeys are there in this
Day 6: Porbandar - Somnath - Junagadh (about
In the morning we drive to visit the Somnath
This temple is one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to
the Lord Shiva and a jyotirlinga. According to the legend, Somnath
temple was built originally in gold by Somraj, the moon god. This
Somnath temple was rebuilt and destroyed seven times till 1706 when
it was raided by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. After that it was
finally rebuilt in 1950 with the support of Sardar Vallabhabhai
Patel. After visiting the Somnath temple we drive to Junagadh.
Junagadh is situated in the Saurashtra region at the foot of the
temple-studded Mount Girnar, on the northern fringes of the Gir
forest. The city takes its name from the fort that enclosed the
medieval town. In the evening arrive in Junagadh.
Day 7: Junagadh - Ahmedabad (about 315 kms)
In the morning we visit the Mount
Mount Girnar is one of the hills which is most sacred to the Jain
community. Various Jain temples and Hindu temples are located on the
Girnar hill which is more than 60 m in height. One of the largest
and the oldest, 12th century temple dedicated to Neminath is
situated on this hill. Besides this, the Bhavnath temple dedicated
to Lord Shiva and the temple of Amba Mata are also situated on this
hill. After visiting these temples we drive to Ahmedabad. In the
night transfer to the airport or railway station for the onwards
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Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of
money (subject to availability).
Inclusions in the given tour cost:
Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath
and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.
Breakfast in the Hotel during the tour.
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual
Air Conditioned vehicle with driver.
All applicable taxes.
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry,
Telephone Bills and . Alcoholic beverages.
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then
mentioned in the Itinerary.
Guide Charges & Entrances Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
Anything which is not include in the inclusions.
Package cost per person
on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport
Vehicle to be used
Air Conditioned Tata Indigo Car
Conditioned Toyota Innova Car
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