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Classical Gujarat Tour

DAY 01 : ARRIVAL MUMBAI 
Assistance on arrival at Mumbai International airport followed by transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel. 

DAY 02 : MUMBAI
After breakfast,  half day Elephanta excursion in Mumbai by Catamaran. After visit commences the half-day city tour of Mumbai, Places to visit are:
• Gateway of India
• Prince Of Wales Museum (closed on every Monday)
• Hanging garden
• Marine drive 
• Drive past Mumbai High Court, Tomb of Silence
• Evening is free on your own. 
Overnight at the Hotel. 

DAY 03 : MUMBAI / AHMEDABAD (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and in time assisted departure transfer to the domestic airport for flight to Ahmedabad. In Ahmedabad, assistance on arrival at the domestic airport followed by transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Later have a half day city tour and the places of visit are:
• Gandhi Ashram, 
• Akshardham which is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan
• Adalaj step well 
Overnight at the Hotel.

 

DAY 04 : AHMEDABAD
After breakfast half day city tour of Ahmedabad. Places of visit are:
• Calico Museum, (REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY MONDAY & IS SUBJECT TO THE ENTRY AND PERMISSION)
• Old City 
• The Jama Mosque 
In the evening,  visit Utensils Museum, Overnight at the Hotel.
NOTE: VISIT OF CALICO MUSEUM IS FIRST COME FIRST BASIS. ONLY 20 PERSONS PER DAY ARE ALLOWED TO VISIT THE MUSEUM 

DAY 05 : AHMEDABAD / LOTHAL / VELAVADAR / BHAVNAGAR
DISTANCE: 130 MILES DRIVING TIME: 07 HRS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & drive to Velavadar via Lothal which is a 4500 year old Harrappan (Indus Valley) archaeological site. After visit drive to Velavadar, Wildlife Safari at the Velavadar National Park . After Safari drive to Bhavnagar. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 06 : BHAVNAGAR / PALITANA / BHAVNAGAR
DISTANCE: 31 MILES ONEWAY DRIVING TIME: 01 ½ HRS ONEWAY
After breakfast, drive to Palitana. A Jain pilgrim centre located at the foot of the 600 Mt. Shetrunjaya hills. It has 863 Jain temples built over 900 years. The artistically made temples attract Jain pilgrims and tourists.  A Muslim shrine is located next to one of the major temples. After visit drive back to your hotel in the evening & Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 07 : BHAVNAGAR / DIU
DISTANCE: 161 MILES DRIVING TIME: 5 HRS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & Leave for the beautiful Portuguese beach town of Diu. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Later, commences the half day city tour of Diu and places of visit are:
• St. Paul's Church
• Diu Museum and the Diu Fort
Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 08 : DIU / GIR NATIONAL PARK 
DISTANCE: 75 MILES DRIVING TIME: 02 HRS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel drive to Gir National Park – the last abode of the Asiatic lions. Upon arrival check in to your hotel.  Later commence the afternoon Wildlife & Bird watching Safari at the Gir National Park . Return back to hotel in the evening & Overnight at Hotel 

DAY 09 : GIR NATIONAL PARK / SOMNATH / GIR NATIONAL PARK
DISTANCE: 56 MILES DRIVING TIME: 02 HRS
Early morning experience the thrill of the early morning Wildlife & Bird watching Safari at the Gir National Park.  After that return to the hotel and have breakfast. Visit the Somnath Temple.  In the evening enjoy Cultural evening entertainment at your hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

DAY 10 : GIR NATIONAL PARK / JUNAGARH / GONDAL 
DISTANCE: 81 MILES DRIVING TIME: 02.5HRS
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & leave for Gondal via the historic city of Junagarh.  Places to visit in Junagadh includes:- 
• The Uparkot Fort,   
• Buddhist cave-sites,   
• Ashoka's rock inscriptions (3rd century BC), 
• 18th & 19th century royal mausoleum complexes. 
After visit return back to your hotel & overnight.




DAY 11 : GONDAL / BHUJ 
DISTANCE: 155 MILES DRIVING TIME: 06 HRS DRIVE  
After breakfast, drive to Bhuj. Upon arrival go to the DSP office to obtain permission for visit to Banni villages for next day.  After taking permission, check in to the hotel. Later half day city tour. Places of visit are: 
• Aina Mahal (REMAINS CLOSED ON SATEUDAY) 
• Prag Mahal  
• Kutch museum. 
Overnight at the Hotel.
NOTE: CLIENTS HAVE TO GO PERSONALLY TO THE DSP OFFICE FOR THE PERMISIION.  DSP OFFICE REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY SUNDAY AND ON EVERY 2ND AND 4TH SAT.

DAY 12 : BHUJ / BANNI VILLAGES / BHUJ
DISTANCE: 140 MILES DRIVING TIME: 05 HRS 30 MINS
After breakfast full day excursion of North side of Banni Villages. Places to visit are:
• Sumraser - To see scoff embroidery done by Harijan & soda community. 
• Nirona - to see bell making by khatri Muslim  community , to see Rogan art by khatri Muslim  community  to see lacer work by Vandh community. 
• Dhordo - to see Jatt community working on muthwa embroidery & visit village. 
• Ludiya - to see wood carving & painted houses of Harijan community. 
• Khavda - to see Ajarak print & painted pottery work done by Muslim khatri community.
Overnight at the Hotel.
NOTE: CLIENTS HAVE TO GO PERSONALLY TO THE DSP OFFICE FOR THE PERMISIION.  DSP OFFICE REMAINS CLOSED ON EVERY SUNDAY AND ON EVERY 2ND AND 4TH SAT.

DAY 13 : BHUJ / LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH (ALSO KNOWN AS DASADA)
DISTANCE: 218 MILES DRIVING TIME:- 07 - 08 HRS.
After breakfast drive to Little Rann of Kutch.  Enroute visit of Bhujodi and Dhamadka - To see block printings and shawl weaving. Rann – an amazing natural desert landscape. - RANN LAND IS FLAT SALTY LAND. YOU CAN SEE DURING THE SAFARI . Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.  

DAY 14 : LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH (DASADA)
After breakfast,  Morning & Evening Wildlife & Bird watching Safari in the Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary in search of endangered desert wildlife like the wild ass and Witness the sunset at a lake that attracts flamingos, pelicans, cranes and other attractive birds in large numbers. Overnight at the Hotel. 

DAY 15 : DASADA / MODHERA / AHEMDABAD / MUMBAI (FLIGHT)
After breakfast, check out & start drive to Ahmedabad.  Enroute visit to the Sun Temple at Modhera that dates back to the early 11thcentury.  After visit continue drive to Ahmedabad. On arrival you will be provided in time assisted departure transfer to the domestic airport for flight to Mumbai for your international flight connection.

DAY 16 : MUMBAI DEPARTURE

 

 

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