Gujarat Dwarkadhish with Jyotrling Darshan Tour
(6 Days / 5 Nights) 

(Rajkot-Dwarka-Porbandar-Somnath-Junagadh-Rajkot)
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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 : Rajkot

Today morning arrival at 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. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transfer to hotel. After a short break we visit Watson Museum & Kaba Ghandhi No Delo.

 

Day 2 : 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 3 : Dwarka

Today we attend early morning Aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Have breakfast & thereafter visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar Jyotirling.

Bet 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 India. This 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 4 : Dwarka - Porbandar (about 122 kms)

In the morning we visit the Dwarkadhish temple. 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. 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 Mandir in 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 house. 

 

Day 5 :  Porbandar - Somnath - Junagadh (about 217 kms)
In the morning we drive to visit the 
Somnath temple. 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 6 : Junagadh - Rajkot (about 102 kms)
In the morning we visit the 
Mount Girnar. 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)

 

Hotels:

Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of money (subject to availability).

 

City

Standard Hotels

No. of Nights

Rajkot Hotel Platinum*** 1
Dwarka Hotel Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn / Similar *** 2
Porbandar Hotel Harmony / Similar *** 1

Junagadh

Hotel Indralok / Similar

1

Total

 

05 Nights

 

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 Toll Parking , DA.

  • Arrival / Departure Assistance.

  • All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with driver.

  • All applicable taxes.

 Exclusions:

  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.

  • Camera Fees (Still or Movie).

  • Air Fare / Train Fare.

  • Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then mentioned in the Itinerary.

  • Guide Charges & Entrances Charges.

  • Unspecified Meals etc.

  • Anything which is not included in the inclusions.

Package cost per person on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport and Taxes-

 

Vehicle to be used

2 Persons

4 Persons

6 Persons

Air Conditioned Tata Indigo Car     19975 - -
Air Conditioned Toyota Innova Car 25325 17450 -
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler - - 16930

  

The details of the vehicles can be found at:
http://www.indovacations.net/english/tataindigo.htm

http://www.indovacations.net/english/tavera.htm

http://www.indovacations.net/english/ToyotaInnova.htm

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