Duration of Famous Places in Gujarat?: 21 Nights and 22 Days
Destinations Covered during Famous Places in Gujarat?: Ahmedabad ? Chotta Udaipur ? Lothal ? Bhavnagar ? Palitana ? Diu ? Porbandar ? Sasan Gir ? Junagarh ? Gondal ? Bhuj ? Dasada ? Patan ? Modhera – Ahmedabad
Day 1: Ahmedabad: Arrival at AHMEDABAD by train / air, meets, great & transfers to hotel. Check In to the hotel. In the noon visit of half day city tour that include Sidi Saiyed Mosque developed by Sidi Saiyed constructed in 1573, Hathee Singh Jain Temple is typically fine & made of delicately carved white marble, Gandhi Ashram, Overnight stay otelTemple, Gandhi Ashram, Adalej Step Well etc.
Day 2: Ahmedabad: Morning after breakfast visit of Calico Museum of Textile which contains one of the world?s finest collections of antique and modern Indian textile. Adalej Step Well, built by Queen Rudabai entrances leading to a huge platform that rest on 16 pillars etc. Overnight stay Ahmedabad.
Day 3: Chotta Udaipur: Departure to Chotta Udaipur. Check In to the hotel. Visit of Rathwa Tribes in & around the region. After an early lunch drive by jeep to the tribal villages like Timla, Devhat etc. Overnight stay Hotel.
Day 4: Chotta Udaipur: Morning after taking the breakfast visit of tribal museum, then later near village to visit Chalti Haat Bazaar (Like Mobile Trade Fair), at this place we can visit so many tribal people those are visiting this Trade Fair. Evening visits village to see tribal people, culture & wall painting. Overnight stay Chhota Udaipur.
Day 5: Bhavnagar: Morning drive to BHAVNAGAR via Lothal, visit of Lothal it?s an example of Harappa Ancient civilization. Continue drive to Bhavnagar. Check In to the hotel. In the evening visit of Takhteshwar temple of lord shiva, temple was named of Maharaja Takht sinh Ji. Temple was located on hill & made of marbles. Gandhi smriti, an institute, library, museum & gallery of photographs represent the life of Gandhi. Barton library & museum is a collection of Colonel Barton, An important British representative in Saurashtra. Coin collection is the attraction of this museum. Overnight stay Nilambag Palace at Bhavnagar.
Day 6: Bhavnagar: Early Morning after breakfast drive to PALITANA (56 Kms), Visit of PALITANA Jain temple. PALITANA is one of the India?s most pilgrim centers. The 600-metre climb to Shatrunjaya is usually on foot. Lift chairs (Dolly?s) are also available. Mount Shatrunjaya hardly a kilometer away from the town, which on both sides by minor temples, include museums. The mountain is associated with Rishabhdev, the first Tirthankar, also known as Adinath. Overnight stay Bhavnagar.
Day 7: Diu: After breakfast drive to Diu. Check in to hotel. In the evening visit of Diu Fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds one of the struggles between Bahadur Shah, Sultan of Gujarat, Mughal Emperor & the Portuguese. Overnight stay Diu.
Day 8: Diu: Taking a breakfast then visit of Diu includes St. Paul Church which is founded by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection of wooden carvings, idols, shadow clocks & so many other items. In the evening visit of Beaches. Overnight stay Diu.
Day 9: Porbandar: Departure to PORBANDAR & transfers to hotel. Check In to the hotel. In the afternoon visit of Kirti Temple. Kirti temple is House, Born Place, and Museum of Mahatma Gandhi. Overnight stay Porbandar.
Day 10: Sasan Gir: Departure to Sasan Gir National Park. Sasan Gir Lion sanctuary is home of some 300 Asiatic Lions. Sasan Gir is only place in world outside African continent where lion can be seen in its natural habitat. Evening safari & overnight stay Sasan Gir.
Day 11: Sasan Gir: Excursion visit of Sasan Gir National Park with morning & evening safari. Overnight stay Sasan Gir.
Day 12: Junagarh: Morning departure to Junagadh. Visit of UPERKOT Fort, is an ancient fort build by Chandra Gupta. The fort has been rebuilt & extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mahabat Maqbara. The Ashoka?s Rock edict is on way of Girnar hill temple. The rock engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka. The edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony, tolerance, and peace. Overnight stay Junagadh.
Day 13: Junagarh: Excursion visit of Girnar Hill. The height of the hill is 1100m. It has 10,000 steps to reach on the top. The steps were built in 1889 and 1908. Start the journey early in morning before 7 am is fine. From the top peak view are superb. This is a major pilgrimage centre for both Hindu and Jain. A Sadhu (priest) gathers in time of Kartika Purnima festival. Overnight stay Junagadh.
Day 14: Gondal: Morning breakfast & proceed to GONDAL, check in to the Orchard Palace / River Side Palace, Evening visit of Naulakha palace is a festival of stone carvings with balconies. It gift for Maharaja Bhagwat Sinh Ji on his silver jubilee as ruler of GONDAL. Visit of vintage car collection, have a collection of several vintage and classical cars including a 1910 new engine with so many imposing American cars of the 1940s. Overnight stay Orchard Palace at GONDAL.
Day 15: Bhuj: Morning visit of SwamiNarayan Temple, Bhuvneshvary Ayurvedic Library, which makes the herbal medicines according to ancient principals. In the noon drive to Bhuj. Overnight stay Bhuj.
Day 16: Bhuj: Morning Bhuj Local City Tour includes Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal. Also visit market area of Bhuj as well as Foreign Registration office to take a permit to visit Banni Tribal area. Overnight stay Bhuj.
Day 17: Bhuj: Excursion visit of Banni villages to see the various peoples like Jat, Harijan, and Meghawal, Mutva etc in various villages like Hodka, Ludiya, and Dhordo. Normally Jats are not allowed their photography. To carry packed lunch and enough water is must required in these remote area except tea nothing is available. Overnight stay Bhuj.
Day 18: Bhuj: Excursion visit to Bhujodi village then drive to Mandvi to visit Rabari village after Tunda Wandh near Mandvi. Also visit of Beaches & Palace at Mandvi. We can eat at Gujarat Tourism restaurant on the beach of Mandvi or near Vijay Vilas Palace. Overnight stay Bhuj.
Day 19: Dasada: Morning after breakfast departure to Dasada, check in to Rann Riders. Visit evening safari to see the little Rann of Kutch to see the various types of Birds like Flamingo, Duck, and Crane. Also we can see here Asiatic wild asses, blue bull. In the evening take village safari to see experience of Bharwad, Rabari Tribal. Evening dinner & overnight stay Rann Riders.
Day 20: Dasada: Morning after breakfast departure to Dasada, check in to Rann Riders. Visit evening safari to see the little Rann of Kutch to see the various types of Birds like Flamingo, Duck, and Crane. Also we can see here Asiatic wild asses, blue bull. In the evening take village safari to see experience of Bharwad, Rabari Tribal. Evening dinner & overnight stay Rann Riders.
Day 21: Ahmedabad: Visit of village safari to see experience of Bharwad, Rabari Tribal. Then in the noon drive to visit of Patan Patola Weaving famous for silk saris, step well, Modhera ? A world famous sun temple. Overnight stay Ahmedabad.
Day 22: Departure: Departure transfer to Airport / Railway Station / Onboard to Next Journey.