Gujarat Special - 11 Days

Gujarat Special - 11 Days

Day 01 : Arrive Ahmedabad

Arrive in the historical capital of Gujarat – Ahmedabad. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Later proceed to visit Gandhi Ashram, Hatheesingh Jain Temple, Sidi Saiyad Mosque, Kakariya Lake, Sarkhej Roza, Saradar Vallabhbhai Patel Museum, etc. After noon proceed to visit Adalaj Step well & Akshardham Temple (Monday Close). Visit Akshardham Temple and enjoy the Pradarshani at Akshar Hall, followed by the Grand Laser Show at evening (at own cost) at Akshardham Temple premises. At night you can visit Sabarmati Riverfront. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 02 : Ahmedabad - Little Rann of Kutch (Approx. 90km/2hrs)

Today, proceed for Little Rann of Kutch. On arrival check in to the resort. Explore the desert by open jeep (2 Shift Per Day for 2 hrs – Morning 7 am & after noon 3.30 pm only - Subject to Availability) in the Little Rann of Kutch, where one can sight animals like Wild-Ass, Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal and few species of snakes & many species of birds also one can visit the home of Rabari and Banjara are the two important tribes of the region. Overnight stay at Little Rann of Kutch.

Day 03 : Little Rann of Kutch - Jamnagar (Approx. 280kms/7hrs)

Today, proceed to Jamnagar, historically known as Nawanagar. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed to visit Lakhota Lake & Lakhota Museum, Kotha Bastion, Darbargadh Palace, Pratap Vilas Palace, Khijada Temple, Ratan Bai Masjid, Cremation Park (Manekbai Muktidham). In the evening, visit Bala Hanuman Temple known for its nonstop Ramdhun since 1956 and it mentioned in Guinness Book of World Records. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 04 : Jamnagar – Dwarka (Approx. 150kms/3hrs)

Today morning after breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to Dwarka. Dwarka is one of the foremost Chardham four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, and is one of the Sapta Puri seven most ancient religious cities in the country. On arrival check in to the hotel. Later proceed to visit Dwarkadeesh Temple. Take a holy dip in Gomti river, later leave to visit Nageshwar Jyotirling - One of the 12 Jyotirlingam of Shiva, Gopi Talav, Bet Dwarka (By Ferry – at own cost), and on way back do visit Rukmani Temple, evening visit other temples in coastal area, attend evening aarti at Dwarkadish temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 : Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath (Approx. 240km /5hrs)

In the morning depart to Porbandar (110km/2hrs) Perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). Its also known as Sudamapuri. At Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir – the place where Gandhiji was born and Sudama Temple – The only Sudama Temple in the world and Porbandar Chowpatty, Huzoor Palace, Tara Mandir (Nehru Planetarium), Shri Hari Mandir (Sandipani Vidyaniketan), Gaytri Mandir. Later proceed to Somnath (130km/2.5hrs). Somnath Tample - is the first among the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of the god Shiva. On arrival check in to the hotel later proceed to visit Bhalka Tirth & Somnath Temple. In the evening watch light and Sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 : Somnath - Diu (Approx. 90km / 2hrs)

Today, Proceed to beach town Diu. The day is at leisure to enjoy the wide variety of water sports facilities available at Nagoa Beach. Visit St. Pauls Church, Diu Museum and Diu Fort, Gangeshwar Temple, Noida Caves. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Diu – Sasan Gir (Approx. 100km / 2hrs)

Today, proceed to Sasangir. Sasan Gir, is the sole home of the Asiatic lions and is considered to be one of the most important protected area in Asia due to its supported species. On arrival check in to the hotel. Visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya (Wed close – at own cost) (enclosed area for Lions). Overnight stay at the hotel/Resort.

Day 08 : Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary

Enjoy morning Jeep Safari - at own cost (Total 3 shifts per day morning 6 am, 9am & afternoon 3pm) in the Gir forests. Look for the two big cats and also get the pleasure of watching other wildlife. Visit crocodile farm or also go on a nature and bird walks. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09 : Sasan Gir – Junagadh - Virpur – Gondal – Rajkot (Approx. 175kms/4.5hrs)

Today, proceed to Rajkot via Junagdh, Virpur & Gondal. Visit Uperkot Fort, Ashok Rock Edict, Mahabat Makabara and Junagadh Museum. Also recognize the highest hill of Gujarat “Girnar”, Older than Himalayas, Girnar, the mountain and its range are considered sacred and its an important pilgrimage site for both Jains and Hindus. At Virpur visit famous “Jalaram Tample” Later procedd to Gondal. On arrival visit Navlakha Palace & Classic and Vintage Car Museum. Later proceed to Rajkot. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10 : Rajkot - Palitana - Bhavnagar (Approx. 225kms / 5hrs)

Today, proceed to Bhavnagar via Palitana. The Palitana temples of Jainism are located on Shatrunjaya by the city of Palitana in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat, India. The city of the same name, known previously as Padliptapur, has been nicknamed "City of Temples". Shatrunjaya means a "Place of victory against inner enemies" or "which conquers inner enemies”. Visit the main temple is reached by stepping up approx 3500 steps. It is said that 23 Tirthankaras (a human being who helps in achieving liberation and enlightenment). In the evening, visit Jain Museum and Handicraft Market of Palitana town. Continued towards Bhavnagar. In the evening visit Takhteshwar Temple located on the small hillock. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11 : Bhavnagar - Velavadar National Park - Lothal - Ahmedabad (Approx. 210km / 4hrs)

Today, Proceed to Ahmedabad via Velavadar & Lothal. The Velavadar National Park at Velavadar, also known as Blackbuck National Park, is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat state. Flat land, dry grasses & Herds of Antelope and blackbuck, wolf, lesser florican has been sustained here. Migratory birds arrive like three species of harriers, lesser floricans, eagles, waders and other water birds. Later depart to Lothal, literally “Mound of the Dead”, It is the Harappan culture in India, allows the most insight into the story of the Indus Valley Civilization, its exuberant flight, and its tragic decay & also Roam the ruins. With the help of the local museum here, allow yourself to be trans- ported to an era 4,500 years ago, the artisans and crafts below, and the bustling dockyard that once reached out to the rest of the world. Later proceed to Ahmedabad. At evening drop at Airport/Railway station, return Home with Happy Memories of Gujarat “Khushboo Gujarat Ki”.

Accommodation Details

Standard Package Hotel Details
Destination Hotel Room Category Meal Plan
Ahmedabad (1 Night) Tretotel Sup. Deluxe CPAI
Little Rann of Kutch
(1 Night)
Bhavna Resort & Farm AC Cottage JAPAI
Jamnagar (1 Night) J R Avezika Deluxe CPAI
Dwarka (1 Night) Roma Kristo Deluxe CPAI
Somnath (1 Night) Safari Hotel & Resort/Shubh Suvidaha Deluxe CPAI
Diu (1 Night) Rasal Beach Resort Deluxe CPAI
Sasan Gir (2 Night) Gir Jungle Lodge/Anil Farm House Standard APAI
Rajkot (1 Night) King s Krafts Stay Inn Deluxe CPAI
Bhavnagar (1 Night) Shree Avezika Deluxe CPAI
Deluxe Package Hotel Details
Destination Hotel Room Category Meal Plan
Ahmedabad (1 Night) The Metropole Executive CPAI
Little Rann of Kutch
(1 Night)
Royal Safari Camp AC Cottage JAPAI
Jamnagar (1 Night) Fortune Palace Club CPAI
Dwarka (1 Night) Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn Superior CPAI
Somnath (1 Night) Lords Inn Deluxe CPAI
Diu (1 Night) Radhika Beach Resort Deluxe Comfort CPAI
Sasan Gir (2 Night) Amidhara Resort Deluxe APAI
Rajkot (1 Night) Regenta Central Deluxe CPAI
Bhavnagar (1 Night) The Basil Park/Lords Resort Premier CPAI
CPAI = Room + Breakfast Only
APAI = Room + Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Only
JAPAI = Room + Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & 1 Jeep Safari (Jeep Safari Subject to availability)
Wi fi Subject to availability.
All the Guests are requested to provide their valid Government Photo Id at the time of check-in

Vehicle Details

Vehicle Type Max Pax Occupancy
Ac Indigo/Similar 02-04 PAX
Ac Innova/Similar 04-06 PAX

Inclusions

• 10 Nights accommodation in above mentioned Hotel / Similar.
• Daily Buffet Meals (Veg Only) as per the meal plan.
• 11 Days Private AC Vehicle (INDIGO/INNOVA) on disposal from “Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad” for Sightseeing & Transfers as per the itinerary.
• Toll Tax, Parking, Driver Allowance, Night Charges, Permits etc.
• All Govt. Taxes.

Exclusions

• Railway Ticket / Airway Tickets.
Jungle Safari @ Sasan Gir & Velavadar National Park
Forest Entry Charges @ Little Rann of Kutch.
• Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
• Entry fees to monuments and other places which are included in itinerary.
• Anything not mentioned in the package includes.
• Porter age at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine.
• All items of personal nature.
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc.
• Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation

Please Note

• Above is just a quote, we have not blocked any services.
• In case of Above Mentioned Hotels are not available then Similar Category Hotels will be offered.
• This Costing is Based on Information Provided by you at the time of Inquiring with us
• Package rates shall vary with the Increase or Decrease in no. Of Travelers.
• Every Hotels Have Different Check in & Check out Timings.
• Vehicle Given disposal will be available from Morning 8 AM Till Evening 7:30 Pm Only.
• Rooms will not be allotted before Check in Timings.
• Early Check In & Late Checkout is Subject to Availability.
• Confirmation of the Packages is subject to receipt of 100% payment i.e., 50 % of the payment as advance & balance on or before arrival.
• Company is not responsible for compensating any loss or additional cost incurred by the guest while taking the tour.
• All the disputes are subject to Bhavnagar Jurisdiction only
• Any Claim related to the Package must be brought to the notice of the Company within a week.
• E. & O.E

Cancellation Policy

• Bfore 30 Days Prior To Departure Date Only Rs. 2000/- (Communication & Administration Charges)
• Before 15 Days Prior To The Arrival Date Will Be Charge For 20% Of The Master Bill
• Before 07 Days Prior To The Arrival Date Will Be Charged 40% Of The Master Bill.
• Before 0-3 Days Prior To The Arrival Date Will Be Charged 100% Of The Master Bill.

Ahmedabad

• At Akshardham Temple Darshan Click Here http://www.akshardham.com/gujarat/brochure/pdf/folder-eng.pdf
• Pradarshani At Akshar Hall, Grand Laser Show at AkshardhamPer Person Approx. Charges Rs. 200/-, Which Is Not Included in This Package.
• For Calico Museum Visit Booking, Will Always Be in Advance Booking, Spot Tickets/ Bookings Not Available

Dwarka

• At Dwarka Temple Darshan Click Here http://www.pndwarka.com/holy-darshan/

Sasan Gir

• All Safari Permission (Gir Jungle Trail), Are Now 100% To Be Booked Online,For Sasan Gir National Park Safari Permit Booking Click Here http://www.girlion.in/
• Gir National Park Safari Is Not Operational From 16th Jun to 15th Oct of Every Year
• Per Permit/Jeep – 6 Pax (Including 1 Child – 3 To 12 Years) Maximum Allowed
• Jungle Safari Online Permit Charges For Indian Tourist Rs. 1000/- & For Foreign Tourist Rs. 6000/-Tentative, Which Is Not Included in This Package.
• Jeep Charges Approx. 2000/-, Guide Charges Approx. 300/- & For Each Camera ChargesFor Indian Approx. 200/-& For Foreign Tourist Rs. 1,200/- To Be Paid bythe Guest at the Reservation Office Only
• Devaliya Park Safari Open Throughout the Year & Entry Fees Per Person Approx. Charges Rs. 200/-, (Wed Close), Which Is Not Included in This Package.

Somnath

• Somnath Aarti timings: 7 Am, 12 Noon, 7 Pm

Velavadar

• Jeep Safari at Velavadar Park Tentative Charges = Jeep Charges - Rs. 3000/- & Other Charges for Indian = Entrance Fees Per Adult Rs.50/-, Jeep/Car Entrance Rs. 500/-, Guide Rs. 300/- & Per Camera Rs. 200/-Tentative. Tentative Charges for Foreign Tourist = Entrance Fees Per Adult 6 US$, Jeep/Car Entrance = 50 US$, Guide 10 US$, & Per Camera 20 US$), Which Is Not Included in This Package.

General Notes

Once Booking Is Vouchered Than There Shall Be No Refund & No Amendments On Tour.
• Due to Traffic/Narrow Street, Vehicle May Not Take You at The Places in City/Market Area, Etc.
• Last Day Sightseeing as Per the Guest Convenience & All Sightseeing Subject to Availability.
• Entry Fees & Camera Charges to The Monuments Places Are Not Included.
• Entry Fees Charges for Foreigner Would Be Different Form the Indian.
• Driver Will Be Acquainted with The Hindi And Gujarati Language Only.
• Tour Guide Is Not Included in This Package. (English Speaking Guide Charges = INR 2500/- Per Day)

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