Temple Tour of Gujarat

Temple Tour of Gujarat

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

7 Nights 8 Days

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Highlights

Hotel
Breakfast included
Bhavnagar
Palitana
Bet Dwarka
Rukmani Temple
Nageshwar Temple
Gomati Talav
Kirti Mandir
Somnath temple
Bhalka Tirth
Dwarkadhish Temple
Pavagadh
Dakor
Gandhi Ashram
Sidi Sayed Mosque
Jumma Masjid
Teen Darwaja
Hutheesingh Jain Temple
Adalaj Step-well
Akshardham
Transfers

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Ahmedabad By Air / Train

After breakfast proceeds for a city tour of Ahmedabad. Gandhi Ashram: On a quiet peaceful stretch of the Sabarmati River, Mahatma Gandhi set up a simple retreat in 1915. This was his Satyagrah Ashram and for many years it was the nerve center of India’s freedom movement. Sidi Sayed Mosque: One part of the wall in the old citadel of the mosque built by Ahmed Shah’s slave, Sidi Sayed, is celebrated the world over for its exquisite stone window tracery – a superb & peerless example of delicate carving that transforms stone into filigree. Jumma Masjid: The Friday mosque was built by the city’s founder, Sultan Ahmed Shah, in 1423. Built of yellow sandstone in an architectural style that combines the best of Muslim & Hindu traditions. Teen Darwaja: The triple-arched gateway was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah to serve as the royal entrance to the Maidan Shahi or the Royal Square. It is in an imposing monument of perfect proportions & highly ornate buttresses. Hutheesingh Jain Temple: Built outside the Delhi Gate in 1850 by a rich Jain merchant, the Hutheesingh Temple is the best known of Ahmedabad’s many ornate Jain temples. Adalaj Step-well: Step wells were built in olden times to serve the man purposes of - holding rainwater for later use, a resting place for the travelers, a watering hole for the travelers who had caravans and animals with them. Best examples of rainwater harvesting! Akshardham: Lord Swaminarayan, born in Chapaya in Uttar Pradesh, took a seven-year pilgrimage in Gujarat to preach his religion. He built six temples, the first being at Kalupur in Ahmedabad. Akshardham, the Swaminarayan temple of Gandhinagar, is a modern complex, built in traditional Indian architectural style from 6,000 metric tons of pink Rajasthan sandstone, carved by expert artisans from Bansipahadpur. Overnight at hotel
Day 2

Ahmedabad – Dakor – Pavagadh – Ahmedabad By Road

Today after breakfast proceed for a day excursion to Dakor and Pavagadh. Dakor, in its earlier phases as a pilgrimage centre in Gujarat, was famous for the Danknath temple, a place of Shiva worship. In the later phases, it developed into a Vaishnavites centre with the growing fame of Ranchhodraiji temple, which was built in 1772 A.D. Today this place is known not only as a pilgrimage centre but also a trading centre where one can get articles related to puja, and other rituals. Pavagadh: Most of the Hindus in India have faith in the goddess Mahakali, particularly from the western region covering the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan & Maharashtra. The famous and the oldest temple of Mahakali is situated at Pavagadh, near Vadodara, one of the main cities of Gujarat. Later drive back to Ahmedabad. Overnight at hotel
Day 3

Ahmedabad To Dwarka By Road – 450 Kms / 09 Hrs

After breakfast drive to Dwarka, arrive at Dwarka, and transfer to your hotel. Dwarka: An ancient city, housing one of the principal pilgrimages - the 'Dwarkadhish temple' of Hindus. According to the legend, Lord Krishna moved to this coastal town to set up a capital. Another popular place in Dwarka, part of the Dwarkadhish Temple is Sabha Mandapa. It is a 60-pillared hall, which houses almost 2500 years old scriptures. Attend evening Aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Overnight at hotel
Day 4

Dwarka

After breakfast visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar temple. Bet Dwarka: Bet is situated at 30kms from Dwarka and is surrounded by sea from all sides. Nageshwar Temple or Nagnath Temple is located on the route between Gomati Dwarka and Bet Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The Jyotirlinga enshrined in the Temple of Nagnath is known as Nageshwar Mahadev and attracts thousands of pilgrims all around the year. The Rukmini temple, dating from 12 to 13 Centuries, was built in honour of Rani Rukmani, princess of Vidharba, which was to be married to Sishupala, but fled with Lord Krishna. This small temple, 1.5 km north of the city, is an architectural masterpiece. Gopi Talav: This is the place where Lord Krishna used to play with his Gopikas. Overnight at hotel
Day 5

Dwarka To Somnath By Road – 250 Kms / 05 Hrs

Early morning visit the Dwarkadhish Temple and witness the Aarti. After breakfast drive to Somnath visiting Porbandar enroute. Porbandar is also associated with Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation as he was born here. Later visit Kirti Mandir – Kirti Mandir was the house of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba, his wife. This place is now a small museum and has a Gandhian library and a prayer hall. Bharat Mandir is another place to visit, which houses relief maps of India and reliefs of great historical personalities who shaped India’s future. Later continue to drive to Somnath, the legendary shore temple of Somnath is one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple contains the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. Later visit Bhalka Tirth – Bhalka Tirth is situated halfway between Veraval and Somnath. At this place, Lord Krishna was mistaken for a deer and wounded by an arrow. It is here that Lord Krishna decided to leave his human form and proceed to the eternal world. Overnight at hotel
Day 6

Somnath To Bhavnagar By Road – 280 Kms / 06 Hrs

After breakfast drive to Bhavnagar, arrive at Bhavnagar, and transfer to the hotel. Bhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil in 1723 AD near the Gulf of Khambhat, on a carefully chosen strategic location having the potential of maritime trade. Till independence, Bhavnagar State was ruled by the Gohil Rajput clan. Gaurishanker Lake: A beautiful picnic spot near the lake. There is also a well-laid-out park. Takhteshwar Temple: Situated on a hill, the site provides a panoramic view. Lock Gate: The first of its kind in Gujarat. The seawater here is impounded by the lock gates to keep ships afloat during low tide, which could be seen with special permission. Overnight at hotel
Day 7

Bhavnagar

Early morning proceeds for an excursion to Palitana. Palitana: A 56kms drive from Bhavnagar. Palitana lies at the foot of the Shetrunjaya hill, with the Shetrunjaya River flowing to its south. The sacred hill rises in a crescendo of magnificent temples – 863 in all – that soar in marble splendour to the top of the hill. The temples were built over an impressive span of 900 years with each generation of pilgrims making its contribution to the shrines of Shetrunjaya. The 600-metre climb to Shetrunjaya is usually made on foot. Dolis or lift-chairs are also available for the ascent. Overnight at hotel
Day 8

Bhavnagar To Ahmedabad By Road – 200 Kms / 04 Hrs

After breakfast drive back to Ahmedabad. Arrive in Ahmedabad and in time transfer to Airport / Railway Station to board your flight/train for onward journey to your next destination.

Package Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation at the hotels.
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel or as mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • A representative for assistance on arrival and departure transfers. 
  • All transfers, city tours, and transport services by A/C vehicle with All India Tourist permit as per the above itinerary. 
  • Road taxes, parking fees, fuel charges, interstate taxes.
  • All transfers and excursions as per itinerary by respective car as mentioned above.

Package Excludes

  • Monument/Monastery/Park entrance fee.
  • Services of English-speaking local guide.
  • Elephant ride/Jeep ride/Boat ride/Jeep Safari/Camel ride/Amusement park rides.
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Anything which is not mentioned under the “INCLUDES” header.
  • Optional Tours which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic beverages, guide, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax, etc.
  • The cost of PCR Test is not included and any medical examination will be treated as actual.
  • Domestic airfare / Train fare / Bus fare.
  • Optional enhancements like room or flight upgrades, or local camera or video fees.
  • Government taxes / GST / Service charges.
  • Mineral water on coaches/microbuses/cars.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Porterage fees.
  • Drinks (unless otherwise indicated).
  • Waiting or additional transfer fees.
  • Heater, mattress, roll-away bed charges.
  • Early check-in and late check-out charges.
  • Use of vehicle other than the specified itinerary.
  • Insurance.

Package Information

  • Surcharges applicable for travel during peak season/block out dates/trade fairs/festivals/events.
  • Compulsory High Season surcharges and Gala Dinner charges are applicable to festive seasons and long weekends.
  • The above price is not valid for travel during peak season/block out dates/trade fairs/festivals/events.
  • The tour price quoted is subject to change should there be any hike in the fuel and hotel rates.
  • Tour price given is valid for Indian nationals only.
  • The above price is based on a minimum of 2 Passengers travelling together.
  • The maximum number of persons (adult/child) allowed per room depends upon hotel policy.
  • The price for single occupancy is only valid if:

           – 2 adults traveling together and occupying two separate rooms.

           – Traveling as a third adult in the party occupying a separate room.

  • Midnight surcharges apply for transfers between 2200 hrs – 0700 hrs.
  • Kindly note that the drivers are not guides until and unless it is mentioned in the itinerary. 
  • Confirmation of hotels and other services are subject to availability
  • Early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability. 
  • Generally, check-in time is 1400 hrs and check-out time is 1200 Noon at all hotels but it may differ depending on hotel policy.
  • The category of rooms may differ depending upon the availability at the time of booking.
  • WIFI, Tea / Coffee making facility, etc. in the rooms cannot be guaranteed. (Supplement charges may apply for such services)
  • Meals other than those specified (if any).
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as road blocks, accidents, and any medical evacuations, train delays or re-scheduling, etc.
  • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on the usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above-mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.
  • For guests’ safety and security, we do not allow night driving, hence guests are requested to leave on time so they can reach their next destination before 2000 hrs.
  • The driving duration mentioned in the itinerary may not be precise; it is the time that can be expected when strictly driving, depending on the present road conditions. Otherwise, the journey is conducted in such a way that we always stop midway for visiting villages, markets, photography, major landmarks of importance or interest depending on the guest’s interest.
  • In case of any amendment in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly.
  • Any hike in the taxes, entrance fees, hotel rates, fuel, etc will be charged extra.
  • Elephant rides are subject to availability and permission granted by the forest department.
  • The offered itinerary is not a confirmation of the services and we shall proceed with your booking once we have received confirmation from you. And if rooms are unavailable in the original hotels, we shall provide equivalent/ alternative hotels.
  • Please note that some of the sights/itineraries may change due to time limit, weather, national holidays, and special events. We maintain the right to alter the itinerary since tours are made in advance and unforeseen circumstances that mandate change may arise. Itinerary changes are made to improve your overall travel experience.

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