Great Gujarat tour
Come and experience the magic of vibrant Gujarat in India .Gujarat is situated on the western coast of India and is famous for its rich heritage, culture and tradition. This Great Gujarat tour offers you an opportunity to explore this marvellous state, meet its people and their folklore, as well as visiting its magnificent temples. Gujarat has always been a centre point of trade between India and other civilizations and trade has always been in their blood. That’s why people of Gujarat are very affluent and that reflects in their lifestyle. Their vibrant and colourful life makes them the most lively community in India. Come immerse yourself in the charm of Gujarat.
Arrival in Mumbai, where you will be welcomed by our local representative. Transfer to the hotel, check in and overnight.
In the morning transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Ahmedabad. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon visit the city, the Grand Jami Mosque of the old Islamic bazaar and enjoy a heritage walk. Overnight.
In the morning, visit the ashram of the Mahatma Gandhi. Departure for Dasada, enroute visit of Patan and its magnificent well palaces and the Temple of the Sun at Modhera. Continue to Dasada. Check in and overnight.
Morning safari in the spectacular salt desert, home to the last vestiges of wild ass, In the afternoon, transfer to Bhuj. Check in and overnight.
In the morning, visit of desert villages inhabited by colourful tribes. These villages are famous for their precious craft activities such as ornaments made by an ancient metallurgy method, lacquered wood and fine embroidery on cloth. Overnight.
Transfer to Rajkot with a stop for the visit of a traditional weaving centre. Afternoon visit to Gondal Palace and the Swaminarayan Temple. Check in and overnight.
Morning drive to Junagarh, visit the imposing fort and the Buddhist caves with the edict of Ashoka and the Mausoleum of Mahabat Maqbara. Proceed to Sasangir. Check in and overnight.
Morning safari in Gir National Park, home to the now rare Asian lion. Afternoon drive to Diu with a stop for the visit of the famous Somnath temple, an important Hindu pilgrimage center. Check in and overnight.
In the morning, visit the former Portuguese colony, an important port on the Arabian Sea, Enjoy a visit of its colourful markets, San Paolo church and the old Portuguese fort. Afternoon departure for Bhavnagar. Check in and overnight.
Full day excursion to Palitana, an important Jain pilgrimage centre with 800 temples. These temples are located on the sacred Satrunjaya hill at the height of 2000 metres. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Departure for Bhavnagar, along the way stop to visit Lothal, an important archaeological site of Harappa and Mohen Jo Daro civilization which used to serve as a port. Proceed to Ahmedabad. Afternoon free for shopping and city walks. Overnight.
Morning transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Mumbai, upon arrival enjoy a small panoramic tour of the city. Later transfer to the airport for international departures.