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Majestic Gujarat

Package ID : (FV100258)



Blissful Journey to Gujarat - Ahmedabad l Bhuj l Kutch l Dwarka l Somnath l Gir

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Package Details

 

Starts From -

Ahmedabad

   

Package Category -

Family,Honeymoon,Pilgrimage,Wild Life

   

Region -

Domestic , North India

   

8 Days / 7 Nights

   
   
   
   

Starting From Rs. 30,999 (Per Person) Rs. 35,999

     

About the Package

 

Package Includes

The sheer tourist potential of Gujarat leaves everyone surprised. Beyond better-known cities like Ahmedabad and Surat lies a region full of history, variety and culture. In this holiday package, immerse yourselves in the vibrance of Rann villages. See how entire villages are involved in the making of traditional craft items and art pieces. Visit Dwarka and Somnath, both with glorious temples and having an important place in Indian mythology. See the Gir National Park's successful lion experiment and stop by at neighbouring Diu to see another facet of multi-cultural India.

 

Day 1
Arrive in Ahmedabad
On your arrival in Ahmedabad, check in at the hotel. Spend the remaining day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2
Drive from Ahmedabad to Bhuj (410 km/approx. 9 hours) | Sightseeing in Bhuj
Leave for Bhuj after breakfast. Arrive and check in at the hotel. Bhuj is a typical desert town located between a hill called Bhujiyo Dungar in the east and Hamirsar Lake in the west. Visit Aaina Mahal which was constructed by Rao Lakhpatji in 1750 AD. The mahal is a unique example of an Indian palace with European influence. Also see the Prag Mahal, designed by famous architect, Colonel Henry Saint Wilkins. It is built in Italian Gothic style and has a large Darbar Hall, big rooms, wide verandahs and a 45-metre high bell tower. The Kutch Museum is the oldest museum in Gujarat. Constructed in Italian style, the museum has a large collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, archaeological objects, arms and specimens of various crafts of the Kutch region. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Trip to typical villages of Kutch
The day's trip starts with Khavda, a small village where one can see artisans printing and selling items with ajrakh block printing. The town also has shops that sell local craft products including leather slippers. Ludia village comprises of several hamlets of the Meghwal and Samma communities. The Sammas are primarily herdsmen and are more conservative when it comes to tourists. In Gandhi nu Gam, the Meghwals live in beautifully painted bhungas or huts. The Kanjari (blouses) worn by women are decorated with colourful patterns. At Hodka, relish a typical Kutchi lunch at Shaame-e-Sarhad Village Resort. The village is famous for its crafts work like decorative mirrors, lamps, hand fans, letter boxes, wall hangings, and exquisite silver jewellery. The artisans sell their goods directly from their artistic huts. Villagers from Banni display their traditional art which involves turning everyday items like clothes and utensils into artistic masterpieces. Return to the hotel in the evening. Overnight in Bhuj.

Day 4
Drive from Bhuj to Dwarka (400 km/approx. 9 hours) | Sightseeing in Dwarka
Drive to Dwarka and check in to the hotel. Dwarka city was said to have been built by Vishwakarma on Lord Krishna's orders. It was said to have been submerged by the sea later. Marine excavations of the Dwarka coast have revealed important evidence of an ancient city. Visit Dwarkadhish Temple, an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Sabha Mandap, a part of the temple, is a 60-pillared hall which houses almost 2500-year-old scriptures. The hall has jharokhas which offer a nice view of the nearby Gomti River. Overnight stay in Dwarka.

Day 5
Drive from Dwarka to Somnath (230 km/approx. 5 hours) | Sightseeing in Somnath
After breakfast, leave for Somnath. Arrive and check in to the hotel. The legendary Somnath Temple contains a jyotirlinga. Destroyed and rebuilt several times, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was instrumental in the construction of the temple that now stands here. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
Drive from Somnath to Gir via Diu (200 km/approx. 4 hours) | Sightseeing in Gir and Diu
Drive to Diu, a tiny island in the Arabian Sea. Visit the Diu Fort, an imposing structure situated on the coast of the island. It was constructed in the sixteenth century and is blessed with a magnificent view of the sea. After visiting the fort, we visit the St. Paul's Church. This church is adorned with curious volutes and shell-like motifs. Later, see the Diu museum. Diu museum houses wooden carvings, statues, idols, shadow clocks and other important artefacts collected from various sites. Continue on your drive to Sasan Gir. Sasan Gir, or Gir, is the only place other than Africa where one can see lions in the wild. Tourists can enter the forest in safari jeeps. Dinner and overnight stay in Gir.

Day 7
Drive from Gir to Rajkot via Junagadh (160 km/approx. 4 hours) | Sightseeing in Junagadh and Rajkot

Visit Junagadh on your way to Rajkot. Junagadh is an ancient fortified city and takes its name from the 'Old Fort' which circles the town. Visit Uparkot Fort, famous for its virtual inaccessibility in the past. The Uparkot is girdled by a wall that is over 20 metres high in some places. On the way to Girnar, fourteen rock edicts of the Emperor Ashoka can be seen inscribed on a great boulder. The inscriptions are in the ancient Pali language and date back to 250 BC. On the same rock are inscriptions in Sanskrit. Also see Maqbara, the mausolea of the Nawabs who were the traditional rulers of Junagadh.
Once in Rajkot, visit Kaba Gandhi No Delo or Kaba Gandhi's house. Mahatma Gandhi spent the early days of his life here. This will be followed by a visit to Rajkumar College where Gandhi completed his secondary education. Overnight in Rajkot.

Day 8
Drive from Rajkot to Ahmedabad (225 km/approx. 5 hours) | Depart from Ahmedabad
After breakfast, drive to Ahmedabad from where you will depart for your home destination.

Tour Ends.

 

7 nights accommodation in twin sharing basis.

Daily Breakfast.

sightseeing as per the itinerary.

Service for vehicles for transfer & sightseeing.

Hotel's other complimentary services.

   

Package Excludes

Any kind of personal expenses or extra meals ordered.

Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Package includes"

Tips, insurance, laundry, phone calls,Guide or Entrance Fees to monuments, museum, Camera fee, soft or hard drinks & starters etc.

The services of vehicles is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.

Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to an increase in surface transportation & land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure.

Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).

3.09% Government service tax extra.

Remarks: Fundoo Vacations holds the right to change the airline/hotel and travel date (any point of time before the departure of the tour, alternate options will be advised in case this happens). Surcharges might be applicable in case the dates fall under any events or trade fairs.

   
     

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