Upon your arrival at the airport, meet our representative awaiting just outside the arrival hall, past the customs area & currency shops. You will immediately embark your journey to the Arrive at Ahmedabad and head straight for your hotel first. Next, your tour to Gujarat will bring sightseeing tour of the region.
The city where Indian Independence Movement reached its zenith when lead by Mahatma Gandhi, Ahmedabad welcomes all its guests with open arms irrespective of their caste, color or creed as per Gandhian philosophy. You have the choice of retiring to your hotel room or else head-out for a leisurely half day stroll around the city today.
The entire day will be devoted to a detailed sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad. Tour the city and first visit a spectacular white marble Hathisingh Jain Temple. The city embodies national integration and thus has several mosques along with Hindu and Jain temples; one such famous mosque is Siddhi Sayad Masjid which is indeed worth a visit. Also visit fabulous Ghandinagar Akshardham Temple and in the end conclude the day's tour with visit to Sabarmathi Ashram to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi- 'Father of the Nation.
Go for a Heritage Walk today in Ahmedabad and visit its famous Jama Masjid first. On the city tour you will also visit Swaminarayan Temple to admire its picturesque architecture based on Burma teak wood and to bow to the legendary saint. Later Adalaj Step. O/N stay at hotel in Ahmedabad.
The day's sightseeing tour brings drive to Bhavnagar. Proceed towards Bhavnagar next and en-route visit Harappan Archeological site at Lothal. Resume the journey thereafter and on arrival at Bhavnagar check in a hotel and enjoy evening stroll at the local market.
Proceed on a drive to Velavadar Black Buck Sanctuary to go for a jungle safari inside the park. Proceed on a jungle safari to Velavadar Black Buck Sanctuary. Flat, dry grasslands and herds of antelopes are common sight at the sanctuary. Other animals spotted at the park include Blackbuck, wolf, Lesser Florican, rodents, savannah, jackals and several species of avifauna. At the end of the jungle safari return to your hotel in Bhavnagar in the evening for overnight stay.
Start your morning early and head out to the only abode of Asiatic Lions at Sasangir National Park. Reach Sasangir where you will be accommodated at a hotel for overnight stay.
Enter the woods to explore wilderness at Sasangir National Park. Blessed with a great ecosystem ideal for breeding of diverse flora and fauna, Sasangir is also the sole home of pure Asiatic Lions. The group of animals that inhabit the park other than Asiatic Lions include Indian Leopards, Jungle Cats, Sloth Bears, Golden Jackals, Striped Hyenas, Indian Mongoose along with Four-horned Antelope, Wild Boar, Blackbucks and even reptiles such as Marsh crocodile, Indian Star Tortoise and several species of snakes. Enjoy a jungle safari and then return to your hotel for night stay.
Begin early morning game viewing in Sasangir National Park and penetrate deep inside the wilderness to spot its furious wilds in the care of expert naturalists and well trained guides.
Drive from Sasangir will then take you to a romantic locale, Diu. One of the finest beaches on Gujarat Coasts comes under peripheries of Diu the fabulous beach town. On arrival check-in a hotel for overnight stay and enjoy rest of the day at leisure simply lazing by the beach or enjoying recreational amenities offered by your hotel.
Morning is free for enjoying beauty of the stunning beaches here. Later in the afternoon proceed on a short sightseeing tour of the region and visit its famous fort, church and museum. These glorious establishments flaunt their stunning Portuguese architecture and thus are great sightseeing attractions in the region.
Drive to Porbandar today and en-route pay a visit to famous temple city of Somnath. Also known as Prabhas Patan Somnath is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India, the Somnath Temple. Resume the journey then and reach Porbandar where you will check-in a hotel for overnight stay. Later in the day visit Kirti Mandir- home of Mahatma Gandhi. A memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, Kirti Mandir is a great specimen of Gandhian philosophy for it symbolizes national integration and showcases Gandhi's love and respect for all religions. A visit to the fascinating monument will be very enlightening after which you will be directed back to your hotel in Porbandar for overnight stay.
The day brings a trip to the legendary city of Dwarka which is believed to be the dwelling place of Lord Krishna. The city mentioned in holy epics of Hindus is marked with several temples that are holy shrines related to Lord Krishna's lifespan. Head for a city tour and first visit a famous Hindu temple, Bet Dwarka. Next pay homage to sacred Gomti River and then head for a visit to grand Dwarkadish Temple; the temple is a 5 storied edifice and is believed to be 2500 years old which was built in 16th century CE. Also visit Nageshwar Gopi Pond and Rukmini Temple- the temple dedicated to Lord Krishna's wife Rukmini.
Proceed for Rajkot today and en-route visit Jamnagar. At Rajkot commence city sightseeing tour and visit Nahulakha Palace which is the oldest extant palace in Gondal dating back to 17th century. Its exquisite stone carvings and pillared courtyard, unique spiral staircases and giant durbars are all very fascinating. Also visit one of pillars of Ashoka an Ashok Edict and Vipur (Jalaram Temple) to conclude the trip.