Gujarat Cultural Tour


Duration

09 Nights / 10 Days


Destinations

Ahmedabad – Rajkot – Dwarka – Porbandar – Somnath – Junagarh – Diu – Mumbai

Detailed Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Ahmadabad

Upon arrival, meet & assist by our company representative and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Ahmedabad; the second largest city of Gujarat.

Overnight at Ahmedabad hotel.

Day 02 : Ahmedabad – Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour in Ahmedabad visiting Gandhi Ashram, The Akshardham Temple, Hathee Singh Jain Temple and Jama Masjid. Post tour, visit the Calico Museum of Textiles. This museum is widely regarded as one of the finest textiles museums in the world, started in Calico Textile Mill.
Overnight at Ahmedabad hotel.

Day 03 : Ahmedabad – Rajkot (225 kms. / 05 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Rajkot; very pleasant provincial town. Mahatma Gandhi spent a few years of his life in this town.Upon arrival in Rajkot, check-in to the hotel and later visit to Kaba Gandhi No Delo.
Overnight at Rajkot hotel.

Day 04 : Rajkot – Dwarka (235 kms. / 05 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Dwaraka; situated on the Saurashtra coast, where the River Gomti meets the Arabian Sea. Dwarka was once the capital of the Lord Krishna's empire. Dwaraka is also one of the most sacred Char Dham in Hinduism.
Overnight at Dwarka hotel.

Day 05 : Dwarka – Porbandar (125 kms. / 03 hours drive)

After breakfast, visit the Dwarkadhish Temple. The Temple was constructed over 1400 years ago and houses the image of Lord Krishna.

Afternoon; drive to Porbandar; a picturesque old sea port situated on the western coast of Gujarat. Porbandar was the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later evening visit Kirti Mandir in Porbandar.
Overnight at Porbandar hotel.

Day 06 : Porbandar – Junagarh via Somnath (240 kms. / 05 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to visit the Somnath; one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to the Lord Shiva and a jyotirlinga. After visiting the Temple, drive further to Junagadh; 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. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and later visit to Forts, Ashoka Rock Edicts and Maqbara.
Overnight at Junagarh hotel.

Day 07 : Junagarh – Diu (150 kms. / 03 hours drive)

After breakfast; drive to Diu. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel and proceed for a sightseeing tour in Diu visiting St.Paul's church, St.Thomas Church Museum and Diu Fort. Evening spend a leisurely time at Nagoa beach.
Overnight at Diu hotel.

Day 08 : Diu – Mumbai (By Flight)

After breakfast, transfer to Diu airport to board the flight Mumbai. Upon arrival, transfer to thehotel for check-in. Rest of the day free at leisure for own activities.
Overnight at Mumbai hotel.

Day 09 : Mumbai – Full day tour

Post breakfast; proceed for a guided tour in Mumbai visiting Gateway of India, the entrance to the port of Mumbai. Across the road we visit Prince Wales Museum, built in a confluence of Gothic & Moorish styles. Later we take the boat cruise from Gateway of India to visit Elephanta Caves, houses rock cut temples dating back to 5th century CE. It was named by the Portuguese, after the statue of an elephant near the landing area of the island. We also drive through the Marine Drive, which runs along the shore of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point past Chowpatty Beach to the foot of Malabar Hill.
Overnight at Mumbai hotel.

Day 10 : Mumbai – Departure

Post breakfast; time free for own activities. Later; on time transfer to Mumbai airport to board the flight to onward journey.