The heritage of
Gujarat is very old and vibrant. In the Gujarat Heritage tour you will
visit the various heritage places of Gujarat. There are some villages which are rich in
craft and culture. During this tour we visit the various villages experience the traditional lifestyle of the tribal
people in these villages.
Day 1 :
Morning arrival at Ahmedabad.
Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative
and transfer to hotel.
Later visit Akshardham Temple - Akshardham is situated in the
capital city of Gandhinagar, which lies near Ahmedabad. It is
dedicated to Dharamnath, the fifteenth Tirthankar whose status stand
in the main sanctuary built by pure marble profusely decirated with
rich carving. Gandhi Ashram The beautiful ashram complex of
Ahmedabad, with shady trees populated by thousand of paraketers,
beaters, sunbirds, squirells, offers a refuge from the loud streets
of the city and is one of the foremost tourist attraction of
Ahmedabad. This ashram was Gandhi’s headquarters during the long
struggle for Indian independence. His ashram was founded in 1915 and
still makes handicrafts, handmade paper and spinning wheels.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 :
Ahmedabad - Rajkot
(about 225 kms)
In the morning we drive to Rajkot.
Rajkot is a very pleasant
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 3 :
Rajkot - Jamnagar - Dwarka (about 250 Kms / 5 hrs)
After Breakfast we drive
en-route visit Jamnagar Bala Hanuman Temple - Bala Hanuman Temple is
a pilgrim place venerated by the devotees of Lord Ram. It is a world
famous temple, known for the continuous chanting of Jai Ram, Shri
Ram. The chanting is going on since 1964 and has found a place for
it in the Guinness Book of World Records. People chant the name of
the Lord in shifts, 24 hours a day. Later Proceed to Dwarka and
attend Evening Aarti Darshan at Dwarkadhish Temple – Temple of
Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Attend early morning aarti at
Dwarkadhish temple. Have breakfast &
thereafter visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar Jyotirling.
Dwarka : Also known as Bet
Shankhoddar, Bet Dwarka is only 5 kms from Okha Junction in sea and
Okha is 30 kms from Dwarka. It is said to be the place where Lord
Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also
the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Visitors make it
a point to visit the Krishna temple at this site which holds much of
interest to be seen and experienced.
Nageswar Mahadev : The Puranas mention 12 Jyotirlingas or columns
of light representing Lord Shiva, who manifested himself in that
form in different parts of
Shiva shrine near Dwarka is
one of these and is there- fore accorded great respect.
Rukmani Temple – Temple of Lord Krishna's wife.
Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 5 : Dwarka
Somnath (about 233 km)
Morning proceed to Porabandar (130 Kms) visit the Kirti temple known
as house & birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Also visit the Gandhi
museum, study room of Mahatma Gandhi in the Kirti temple. Later
visit of Sudama temple & continue proceed to Somnath. Evening aarti
Darshan at Somnath Temple - The Lord Shiva temple known as
Jyotirling built by Moon God. Enjoy light and sound show.
Overnight stay at Somnath.
Diu (about 85 km)
Morning visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Tirth. Later proceed for
visit of Diu Fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds one of
the struggles between Bahadur Shah, Sultan of
Emperor & the Portuguese. Later visit Diu which includes St. Paul
Church which is founded by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection
of wooden carving, idols, shadow clocks & many other items.
Overnight stay at
Day 7 :
Sasan Gir (about 70 km)
Morning proceed for Sasan Gir. Evening safari to
Gir National Park.
Sasan Gir Lion sanctuary is home of some 300 Asiatic Lions. Sasan
Gir is only place in world outside African continent where lion can
be seen in its natural habitat.
Overnight stay at Sasan Gir.
Day 8 : Sasan Gir
Junagadh (about 82 kms)
Morning drive to Ahmedabad. Enroute visit
Junagadh, visit of Uperkot
Fort, is an ancient fort built by Chandra Gupta. The fort as been
rebuilt & extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts,
Mohabat Maqbara. The Ashoka’s Rock edict is on way of Girnar hill
temple. The rock engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka. The
edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony,tolerance and
Arrival at Ahmedabad. Evening transfer to Airport / Railway station.
Day 9: Junagadh
Rajkot (about 100 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 Rajkot. In the night
transfer to the airport or railway station for the onwards journey. (End
of our Services)
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.
in the Hotel during the tour
Parking , DA.
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air
Conditioned vehicle with driver.
of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills
and Alcoholic beverages.
Fees (Still or Movie).
Air Fare / Train Fare.
Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then
mentioned in the Itinerary.
Charges & Entrances Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
which is not included 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
Air Conditioned Toyota Innova Car
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler
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