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Vibrant Gujarat

  • Best time
  • October to Mid-February
  • Total Duration
  • 18 Days
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid- Budgeted, Budgeted, Heritage and Tented Accommodation
  • Main Attraction
  • Delhi, Jain Temple architecture, Beach, Lion Safari, Tribal, Tribal Textile, Run of Kutch, Heritage Hotel, Wild Ass sanctuary with migratory birds,

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in to hotel with Indian traditional Welcome.
    Our executive will be present at the hotel to assist you with the check-in formalities. 
    A welcome drink – Rose water, Lemon water or soft drinks will be served.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide. Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc.
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place.
    Dinner at your own choice of restaurant.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Ahmedabad
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Delhi Airport.
    Fly to Ahmedabad. Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel.
    After getting fresh, proceed for sightseeing of Ahmedabad city, which includes Jama Mosque and Hathee Singh Temple and Akshardham Temple etc.
    Dinner at traditional Indian rooftop restaurant
    Overnight in Ahmedabad
  • Day 04
  • Ahmedabad – Palitana
    After breakfast, drive to Sabarmati (suburb of Ahmedabad) to visit Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram, located on the banks of River Sabarmati. It was one the residences of Mahatama Gandhi and holds a significant place in Indian Independence Movement.
    After visiting the Ashram, drive to Palitana.
    En route visit Lothal - the southernmost outposts of Indus Civilization and certainly one of the most interesting of Harappan town plannings.
    Arrive at Palitana and check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
    Overnight in Palitana
  • Day 05
  • Palitana
    After early morning breakfast, and with packed lunch, trek to Palitana Temple complex. Situated at Shatrunjaya Hill, there are more than 1300 temples, built in between 11th to 12th Century. 
    The work began in the 11th century and continued for 900 long years. 
    Come back to hotel and explore the local village in the evening.
    Overnight in Palitana
  • Day 06
  • Palitana – Diu
    After breakfast, drive to Diu through beautiful country side. A Portuguese colony until 1961, this island was later merged with Goa and Daman.
    Arrive and check in to hotel. Day is free to explore the local bazaar.
    Overnight in Diu
  • Day 07
  • Diu
    After breakfast, explore Diu- visit the Old Fort - The fort was built by the Portuguese during their colonial rule on this island in 1535; and the Church. Popular light house and sunset point are the additions to the sightseeing. Also walk through the old city and spend time at the beaches.
    Overnight in Diu
  • Day 08
  • Diu – Gir
    After breakfast, drive to Gir. En route stop at Somnath –one of the twelvemost sacred Jyotirlinga shrines of the Lord Shiva.
    Drive continues to Gir. Arrive and check in to the resort.
    Overnight in Gir
  • Day 09
  • Gir
    After bed tea and cookies, proceed for Gir Forest National Park in an open jeep with naturalist. This is a forest reserve primarily to conserve Asiatic Lion. The National Park comprising of 1412 sq.km interspersed with semi- evergreen and evergreen flora, acacia, scrub jungle, grasslands and rocky hills. 
    Overnight in Gir
  • Day 10
  • Gir – Gondal
    After breakfast, drive to Gondal, and check in to a Heritage hotel.
    After getting fresh, visit Naulakha Palace was built in 1748AD in the Darbargarh or old fort of the Jadeja Rajputs who ruled Gondal from the mid-1600s. 
    It is open for viewing only for those who stay at the Orchard Palace or Riverside Palace in Gondal. 
    Overnight in Gondal
  • Day 11
  • Gondal –Bhuj
    After breakfast, drive to Bhuj – it is the district headquarters of Kachchh District and it was established by Rao Hamirji in 1510, Bhuj is also the hub of Tribal textile.
    If time permits, proceed to the local administrationoffice to get special permits to visitIndo- Pak border villages.
    Overnight in Bhuj
  • Day 12
  • Bhuj
    After breakfast, drive to Khawda village and other villages towards the north of Bhuj and see the excellent patch work and colourful handmade textile of tribal. 
    Later in the evening, drive back to Bhuj.
    Overnight in Bhuj
  • Day 13
  • Bhuj
    After breakfast, drive towards the South of Bhuj to explore more textile and tribal villages with our guide.
    Evening: Drive back to Bhuj.
    Overnight in Bhuj
  • Day 14
  • Bhuj –Dasada
    After breakfast, drive to Dasada orthe Gateway to Little Rann of Kutch-habitat of Asiatic Wild Ass and a bird watching paradise.
    Arrive and check in to the resort - an ethnically designed eco-resort, set among wetlands and agricultural fields. The resort has imaginatively designed cottages that blend with the rural countryside in which it is situated. 
    Evening is free to explore the local bazaar or nearby villages.
    Overnight in Dasada
  • Day 15
  • Dasada
    After early breakfast, proceed for jeep safari to explore wild life of Rann of Kutch and also the Aisatic Wild Ass.
    Return to the resort after the safari. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore the surroundings.
    Overnight in Dasada
  • Day 16
  • Dasada – Patan – Poshina
    After breakfast, drive to Poshina.En route visit the Patola of Patan Textile. There are only 02 families left, who are making this kind of textile. Patan Patola is one of the famous textiles from Gujarat.
    After having lunch with weaver family drive continues to Poshina.
    Arrive and check in tohotel.
    Overnight in Poshina
  • Day 17
  • Poshina
    After breakfast, explore local area of Poshina- it is a popular village and home to colourful tribal communities of Garasias, Bhils and pastoral Rabaris. 
    Overnight in Poshina
  • Day 18
  • Poshina - Ahmedabad – Delhi
    After breakfast, drive to Ahmedabad and departure transfer to the airport.
    Afternoon: Fly to Delhi Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel or proceed to the Connaught Place (Centre of Delhi) 
    After farewell dinner, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi.
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  • Special Notes:
  • ✔ From Bhuj a day excursion to Mandvi can be done which is popular for its Shipyard and clean beaches with Flamingos and other migratory birds.
    ✔ While in Bhuj, one can stay in a village resort amidst of Rann of Kutch.
    ✔ On the way to Poshina from Dasada, one can stay for a night in a heritage hotel at Palanpur