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Duration
11 Days / 10 Nights
Trip
Start: Ahmedabad / End: Mumbai

Best of Gujarat with Wildlife

Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar - Diu - Gir - Rajkot - Sasangir - Junagarh - Rajkot - Bhuj - Jamnagar - Dwarka - Mumbai

Introduction

Located on the western tip of India, Gujarat is one of the best holiday destinations in the country. With a distinct feel to it, Gujarat lures with its incredible heritage, adventurous wildlife, holy pilgrimage, colourful cities and more. With the 10 nights and 11 days’ Best of Gujarat with Wildlife Tour, get ready for an amazing vacation. Cover the popular tourist destinations of Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Diu, Junagarh, Dwarka, Bhuj, Sasangir, etc. Learn about history, marvel at architecture, experience thrill and create some cherished memories. For details about your tour peruse the detailed itinerary given below.


Trip Highlights
    • Sightseeing in Ahmedabad – Calico Museum, Akshardham Temple, Adalaj Stepwell, etc.
    • Enjoy beach activities at the beach in Diu
    • Explore Lothal, ruins of the Indus Valley Civilization
    • Jeep Safari in Sasangir Lion Sanctuary
    • Visiting the Banni villages, Bhuj
    • Day-long excursion to Dwarka

Itinerary Details
Day 1 Arrival in Ahmedabad

On your arrival in Ahmedabad, meet with our tour representative. Get assistance for transfer to the hotel. Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the beautiful city of Gujarat is known for historical sights, delicious food, exciting shopping and other experiences. Spend the day at your own leisure. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2 Ahmedabad

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a city tour. The first stop of the day is, Calico Museum- a rare collection of textiles, fabrics, art, artefacts, embellishments, patterns dating for more than 500 years. After lunch, pay a visit to the Akshardham Temple, in Gandhinagar. The divine temple is a unique spectacle of architecture, heritage and Indian culture. The last stop of the days is, Adalaj Stepwell. Marvel at the Indo-Islamic architecture and design, learn the tale behind its construction.

Get back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3 Ahmedabad to Bhavnagar (6 Hours)

Start the day with breakfast at hotel. Later, check out of the hotel and start your journey to Bhavnagar (250 km) by road. Stop on the way to pay a visit to Lothal. The pre-historic site is known for the archaeological ruins dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization. Full of wonder for the bygone days, continue driving to Bhavnagar. On arrival, check in at the hotel rest for a couple of hours. Evenings are free for your own leisure activities. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 4 Bhavnagar to Diu (260 km)

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Diu. On the way stop at the largest cluster of Jain temples in India, Palitana Temples. Built over 900 years, from the 11th century onwards, there are over 3000 temples located on the Shatrunjaya hill of which 863 are holy shrines of Jains. Climb 3,750 stone steps to pay a visit to marble temples appearing like pure ivory, with deities made up of marble beautified with gold ornaments studded with precious stones.

On arrival to Diu in the evening, check-into the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5 Diu

After breakfast, proceed to the beach. The beautiful Union territory is dotted with splendid Portuguese churches, forts, colonial landmarks and truly scenic shores. You entire is booked for fun activities on the beach. After an exciting beach day, get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 Diu – Gir – Rajkot (280 km)

Once you are done with breakfast, check out of the hotel. Begin the drive to Sasangir. Pay a visit to the Gir National Park, the exclusive home of Asiatic Lions in India. Proceed for jeep safari, watch the majestic beasts in their natural habitat. Post lunch, proceed to Rajkot, on the way stop at Junagarh. Once you arrive in Rajkot, check into the hotel for dinner and night halt.

Day 7 Rajkot – Bhuj (280 km)

After breakfast at the hotel, start your journey by road to Bhuj. Here you can embark for sightseeing, especially the Banni villages. Check in at the resort. The evening is at your own leisure, stroll through the market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 8 Bhuj

Spend the day at one of the splendid Banni villages inhabiting the touch landscape of the Great Rann of Kutch. Witness the traditional art forms of the locals, interact with the villagers surviving it the tough conditions of the landscape. Bhuj is the gateway to some of the picturesque sights, wildlife and many other incredible experiences. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 9 Bhuj – Jamnagar

After your breakfast, drive to Jamnagar. Once you arrive, leave for city tour. Explore the royal palaces, temples, lakes and especially the markets known for their amazing products of tie and dye. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 10 Jamnagar

Today leave for a visit to Dwarka. Visit the famous Dwarkadheesh temple dedicated to the ‘King of Dwarka’, lord Krishna. Take a boat ride on the river Gomti or a holy dip at Gomti Sangam Ghat. The Ghat marks the place where the river confluences with the sea. Believed to be highly auspicious it is enough to wash away one’s sins. Continue with the day’s sightseeing at Beyt Dwarka, Rukmini Mandir, Nageshwar Jyotirlingam, Gopi Talav, Bhadkeshwar Mahadev temple, Hanuman Dandi temple, Samudra Narayana temple, Gita Mandir, etc.

Day 11 Jamnagar – Mumbai

The tour ends today. Check out of your hotel and get an assisted transfer to the airport to catch flight for your onward destination journey.