Akshardham Temple, Gujarat

Gateway of India with Taj Mahal Hotel

Lion in Gir National Park

Duration: 14 Days/ 13 Nights

Gujarat Heritage Tour

Duration: 14 Days/ 13 Nights

This heritage tour takes you to the land where cyanic seas meet sparkling sands and sunsets embrace rosy dawns. You will experience the rich culture and ethos of state along with the age-old palaces browned in the sun. Gujarat offers view of some of the architectural marvels including the world heritage museums, wildlife, temples, heritage sites and mosques.

Tour Highlights

  • Jeep safari to explore the Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • You can do wildlife photography in Rann of Kutch.
  • Spot Asiatic Lions in Gir.
  • Visit the 100 years old Palitana Jain Temples

Destinations:

Mumbai Ahmedabad Dasada Bhuj Gondal Gir Diu Bhavnagar Mumbai


Itinerary

Upon arrival after clearing customs and collecting your luggage you will meet our travel executive, who will assist you with your transfer to hotel.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Mumbai.
Meals Included
  • No Meals
After a delicious breakfast you will be departed for excursion to Elephanta Island by a motor launch. These 7th century rock cut cave temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here, Indian Art is most beautifully expressed. Next, you will visit the Gateway of India, colossal structure constructed in 1924. Later in the afternoon you will visit Prince of Wales Museum – a legacy of the British Empire, showcasing several collections of ancient artworks and sculptors. Next, you will visit Mani Bhawan – a small museum depicting scenes from Mahatama Gandhi’s life. Also drive past Marine Drive, Hanging Gardens, Dhobi Ghat (laundry place), Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market and the Parsee towers of Silence.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Mumbai.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Morning transfer to Mumbai Domestic Airport for a flight to Ahmedabad, the most populous city in the state of Gujarat home to many buildings and monuments of historical and religious importance. Later afternoon short tour of Ahmedabad.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Ahmedabad.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a scrumptious breakfast, depart for your next destination Dasada and enroute visit Patan, Rani Ki Vav and Modhera. Patan is a small dusty visited town, its narrow streets are lined by the faded and wooden houses and it has more than 100 Jain temples, which are worth exploring. The largest of the Jain temple is Panchasara Parasvanath. The major tourist attractions in Patan are Sahastralinga Talav, Rani ki Vav and Khan Sarovar. Later visit Modera an almost deserted hamlet off the beaten track 100km northwest of Ahmedabad. Modera is famous for its Surya Temple, beautifully balanced and intricately carved. On arrival in Dasada check-in at your camp.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Dasada.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Morning set on a jeep safari to explore the Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sancturary. The Rann of Kutch is one of the largest white salt deserts in the world. The Rann of Kutch region is also home to a range of ecologically rich wildlife such as the wild ass and the flamingos. It is also a part of a few sanctuaries such as the Indian wild ass sanctuary, Kutch desert wildlife sanctuary etc. Rann is a paradise for wildlife photographers and nature enthusiasts alike. Later in the afternoon go on an excursion to nearby villages to see tribal settlements.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Dasada.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
This morning you will drive to your next destination Bhuj – known as the Jaisalmer of Gujarat. The city is a fine examples of Gujarati architecture that can be found in the form of houses and temples. Afternoon enjoy a sightseeing tour of Bhuj exploring Aina Mahal, bell tower in Prag Mahal, Kshtrapa inscriptions in the Kutch museum, which is believed to be the oldest museum in the region. Engage in some shopping of Bandhani (tie & dye), hand-printed saris, embroidery, needlework and ornaments that are exquisite to this region.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Bhuj.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After breakfast depart for Gondal enroute visiting Rajkot - the town where Mahatma Gandhi spent the early years of his life. Visit Watson museum established in 1888. Continue your drive to Gondal and visit the Naulakha Palace & Swami Narayan Temple.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Gondal.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Enjoy an appetizing breakfast in hotel. Later drive to Sasan Gir en-route visiting Jetpur screen-printing, Uparkot Fort and Museum at Junagadh. Continue your drive to Sasan Gir famous for The Asiatic Lion. Evening enjoy the game drive at the Gir National Park by shared jeep in search of the elusive lion. Gir forest is the only place in the world, where you can see Asiatic lion in its natural habitat. Also, one will come across a host of other herbivores like Nilgai - Blue Bull, Chital and rare four horned antelopes.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Sansan Gir.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
After a tasteful breakfast, Get excited for an early morning game drive at the Gir National Park. After The game drive you will be depart for Diu, a fishing town once ruled by the Sultan of Oman.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Diu.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
In the morning you are to visit the places of interest in Diu mainly the Fort, the church, the Museum -all giving a touch of Portuguese influence. Rest of the day is free to relax.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
After a delectable breakfast, your day is free to relax on the beach. Afternoon at leisure for independent activity or explore the city on your own.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
Drive to Bhavnagar, a coastal city and once the princely state, which was founded in 1743. Bhavnagar is the base for Palitana.
Accommodation
  • Overnight in Bhavnagar.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
This morning drive to explore the magnificent Palitana Jain Temples - one of the most sacred sites of Jainism. (there are approximately 3700 steps to the Shrine, palanquins can be requested if required) Rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Hotel.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast
You will be transferred to Bhavnagar airport in time to connect your flight to next destination
Accommodation
  • Overnight stay in Houseboat.
Meals Included
  • Breakfast

HOTEL COST

CityComfort
Winter US$ 2,734
SummerUS$ 2,596
Mumbai Fariyas
Ahmedabad Four Points by Sheraton
Dasada The Royal Safari Camp
Bhuj Regent Hotel
Gondal Orchard Palace
Gir The Fem Gir Forest
Diu Radhika Beach Resort
Bhavnagar Nilambagh Palace
Mumbai Fariyas
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Inclusions

  • Share twin accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfers & sightseeing by Air Conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English speaking local guides
  • Meal as per itinerary
  • Jeep Safari in Sasan Gir
  • Entrance tickets to the monuments
  • Present applicable taxes as on 1st May 2019

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Visa fee & Insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, telephone, camera fee, drinks & tips etc.