Gujarat - Maharashtra

Exotic Gujarat



Ahmedabad - Wankaner - Bhuj - Jamnagar - Dwarka - Junagarh - Sasan Gir Bhavnagar - Rajkot - Mumbai - Goa - Mumbai


Duration: 16 Nights 17 Days


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01 Day: Ahmedabad


☛Assistance on arrival at Ahmedabad airport/railway station, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for relax and individual actives. Overnight at Ahmedabad.


02 Day: Ahmedabad


☛ Today morning after breakfast take a sightseeing tour of the city, visiting the magnificent Mosque of Siddi Saiyad with its exquisite stone carvings, the beautiful Jama Masjid, white marbled Hathee Singh's Temple, Dada Hari Baoli, Shaking Minarets, Calico Textile Museum and Sabarmati Ashram started by Mahatma Gandhi. Afternoon visit to Akshardham 32 kms. Return to the hotel for overnight.


03 Day: Ahmedabad – Modhera-Patan- Ahmedabad ( Excursion 130 kms one way – 3 hours)


☛ Full day excursion to Modhera & Patan, Modhera has a beautiful and partially ruined sun temple; it was so designed so that the dawn sun shone on the image of Surya, the sun god. Patan this was the ancient Hindu capital and has more that 100 Jain temples and is also famous for its beautifully designed patola silk saris. Return to Ahmedabad. Overnight at the hotel.


04 Day: Ahmedabad – Wankaner (210 kms - 4 hours)


☛ Morning drive to Wankaner to experience mix culture of Saurashtra, north Gujarat and Kutch. Afternoon city tour of Wankaner visiting various temple and Ranjit Vilas Palace etc. overnight at hotel.


05 Day: Wankaner – Bhuj (200 kms 4 hours)


☛ Morning drive to Bhuj, Morning depart for Bhuj enroute visiting Gandhidham, after visit continue to drive to Bhuj, on arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Bhuj.


06 Day: Bhuj- Mandvi-Bhuj (75 kms - 1 ½ hours)


☛ After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of the city visiting Maharaja Pragmal ji Palace, Aina Mahal, Hira Mahal, Prag Mahal, Kutch Museum and temples. After lunch drive to Mandvi to visit summer palace of Bhuj Maharaj & enjoy at one of the finest beach at Mandvi. In the evening drive back to Bhuj. Overnight at the hotel.


07 Day: Bhuj


☛ After breakfast take jeep safari in Bani area visiting tribal villages. Return to hotel for overnight at the Hotel.


08 Day: Bhuj – Jamnagar (310 kms - 6 hours)


☛ Morning drive to Jamnagar. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Jamnagar with Indian Horizons guide. The city named for the biggest oil refinery by the reliance group. Overnight at Jamnagar.


09 Day: Jamnagar -Dwarka-Jamnagar (85 kms - 2 hours – one way)


☛ After breakfast take an excursion to Dwarka, the old capital of lord Krishna, the ancient city, where lord Krishna ruled Yadav dynasty. Witness this shore temple town has the Dwarikadhish Temple with its beautiful arches and pillars. The beaches are attractive and rich with bird life. After visit and prayers driver back to Jamnagar for overnight stay at our hotel.


10 Day: Jamnagar-Junagarh-Sasan Gir- (205 kms - 4 hours)


☛ After breakfast departure for Sasangir, enroute visit to the Junagarh Fort, rife with palaces, gardens and mosques: Fort Uparkot and Sakerbagh Garden, take a panoramic view of Girnar Mountain, which has the 12th century Jain temples. After visit continue to drive to Sasangir, on arrival transfer to the jungle lodge. If time permits you can take evening jungle safari. Overnight at the jungle resort at Sasan Gir.


11 Day: Sasan Gir


☛ The full day free for game viewing and jungle safari at the Gir Wild life Reserve, you will be lucky to spot the king of the jungle. Return to the lodge for lunch. Optionally you can take one more jungle ride scheduled in the evening. Rest of the evening free for leisure and relax at the jungle resort.


12 Day: Sasangir- Palitana- Bhavnagar: (180 kms – 4 hours)


☛ Morning drive Bhavnagar enroute stopover at Palitana to visit Shatrunjaya, the 2000 ft. high Jain Temple Complex, which has 863 Temples with arches, carved pillars, and bejewelled idols ranging from 11th to 20th century. After visit continue to drive to Bhavnagar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Bhavnagar.


13 Day: Bhavnagar- Rajkot (165 kms - 3 ½ hours)


☛ After breakfast take a sightseeing tour of Bhavnagar visiting the Gandhi Smriti which has a library, a small museum, gallery and memorial to the founder of India. Nearby is Gauri Shankar Lake, a picnic spot and Takhteshwar Temple with fine views from the hilltop. The Bhavnagar lock gate keeps ship afloat during low tides in the city's port. Later driver to Rajkot. on arrival transfer to the hotel. After relaxation take a sightseeing tour of Rajkot visiting Watson Museum Located in the pleasant Jubilee garden, Swaminarayan Temples and Gurukul are the places where people of all faith go to seek blessings, Race Course, A center of fun & amusement, having Bal-Bhawan, planetarium, a small zoo & park with various rides. Overnight at the hotel in Rajkot.


14 Day: Rajkot- Mumbai (by Air/Train)


☛ Today morning check out the hotel and transfer to the railway station/airport to board the flight for Mumbai at 0835 hours, arrival at Mumbai at 0935 hours, at Mumbai airport take the connecting flight to Goa at 1200 hours, arrival at Goa at 1300 hours. Assistance on arrival at Goa, transfer to the beach resort. Rest of the day is free for leisure and individual activities. Overnight at Goa.


15 Day: Goa


☛ After breakfast, the day free to enjoy the beaches and amenities available at the resort .You can take a sightseeing tour of Old Goa –10 km from Panjim, the basilica of Bom Jesus, the 16th century church dedicated to infant Jesus and enshrining the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier, is one of the most important sight of Goa .The other Churches in the same area are St. Cathedral, with its vaulted interior, Church of our Lady of Rosary and Nunnery of St. Monica. The Aguada Fort built by the Portuguese commands the mouth of the Mondovi River and houses a lighthouse. And in the evening enjoy Cruise over Mondovi River. Overnight stay at hotel.


16 Day: Goa


☛ The day is free for leisure and relax as per the hotel packages, entertainment, sightseeing, recreations. Overnight at the resort. Today you can go (of your own) for Carville Cruise for casino and entertainment. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.


17 Day: Goa - Mumbai (By Air/ Train)


☛ Today morning check out the hotel after breakfast and transfer to the airport to board the flight 9W 1335 hours. Arrival at Mumbai at 1455 hours. On arrival the tour concludes with happy memories.


Note:


  • Customized Tour: Above tour programme can be customized, as per the preference by the guest in terms of arrival and departure dates and destinations, adding or skipping of any destination, no. of days etc.,
  • Tour Cost:The cost of the above tour programme will be based on the preference of hotels’ category i.e. 2- 3 - 4 - 5 and 5 Star deluxe, as well as standard and deluxe heritage hotels, beside that no. of persons traveling together and travel period effect tour cost.

    The tour package will be inclusive of: hotel accommodation, air-conditioned car with English speaking driver (24 hours at disposal) for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel, and guide at the time of sightseeing, meals as per hotel package.

  • Individual Tour:The above programme is exclusive for any individual guest and their family only, (no sharing with any other tourist).
  • Group Tours:The above tour programme can be executed for group tours, if the guest or an agency forms a group in their own country. Conducting and forming a group tour in India with different nationals is not feasible.

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