Cultural Tour of Gujarat 14N/15D

Itinerary -


Day 01- Arrive Mumbai -
On arrival at Mumbai Airport meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.        


Day 02 - Mumbai - Ahmedabad - Chhota Udaipur -
After breakfast transfer to the Airport to board the flight for Ahmedabad. Upon arrival meet with our representative & drive to Chhota Udaipur. On arrival by the evening transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.        


Day 03 - Chhota Udaipur -
After breakfast full day tribal tour to Chhota Udaipur. We will go on a jeep to the tribal villages like Kol, Khadakwadi, Timla, Devhat etc. In the afternoon we will visit the tribal museum of Chhota Udaipur and a couple of more villages of tribal's to see PITHORA Wall paintings in their houses. Late evening return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.


Chhota Udaipur is in proximity to various hamlets of Bhils, Rathwas, Bhilalas & other tribes. The tribal folks can be spotted in sporting colourful attires and chunky jewelry. A tour of the tribal village and hamlets offer an insight of traditional architecture, lifestyle & handicrafts of each aboriginal community. The Tribal market called "HATT" (a mobile market) occurs at different villages. Pithora paintings, pottery, terracotta figures, Langoti wearing and bamboo basket weaving are main attractions. Overnight stay at hotel.       


Day 04 - : Chhota Udaipur - Vadodara -
After breakfast departure to Baroda en-route visiting Champaner fort of Pavagadh built in 15th century by the Sultan of Ahmedabad Mahmud Begada. Nagina and Jami mosques are the most beautiful specimen of indo saracenic architecture.


Upon arrival at the Vadodara, check in to the hotel. After lunch we will visit of the museums of Vadodara.In a time Vadodara was one of the princely state of Gujarat ruled by Maratha Gaekwad. Now it is an important industrial city with many pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and fertilizers plants. It is also the head quarter of Archaeological survey of India for Gujarat region. Evening return to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.       


Day 05 - Vadodara - Bhavnagar -
Morning after breakfast drive to Bhavnagar. Bhavnagar is an important city trading post for cotton goods manufacturing. Upon arrival check into the hotel. In the afternoon visit Takhteshwar temple & Gandhi smriti museum with a moderate collection of Gandhi ji memorabilia and religious status. Overnight stay at hotel.       


Day 06 - Bhavnagar - Palitana (55 km one way) - Bhavnagar -
Morning after breakfast an excursion to Palitana, the gateway to the Shatrunjaya hill and one of the holiest pilgrimage site for jains. There are about 863 temples on the top of the hill, exquisitely carved in marble and built over a span of 900 years.


After reaching the top we will visit the Jain temple. The temple is dedicated to Shri Adishwara, the first jain Tirthankara (apostle) is once of the most magnificent temples and the most sacred temple in Shtrunjaya hill. Further visit Chaumukha or the four faced temple. It has an image of Adinath facing out in the fore cardinal direction. Later in the evening return to the Bhavnagar. Overnight stay at hotel.       


Day 07 - Bhavnagar - Gondal -
Morning after breakfast drive to Gondal, a picturesque town with plenty of gracious architecture, wide tree lined roads and European lampposts. Upon arrival check into the hotel.


After fresh-n-up visit Royal family vintage car collection of Gondal. The royal garages, have an extensive collection of vintage & classic cars including a 1910 new engine, a Delage & a Daimler from teh 1920s, a 1935 Mercedes, 1935 Packard 2 door convertible, 1941 & 1947 Cadillac, 1955 Cadillac limousine, Jaguar ax 150, Chevrolet etx. Most of these cars are restored & some bear the original Gondal state number plates. Overnight stay at hotel.       


Day 08 - Gondal - Bhuj -
Morning after breakfast we will depart for Bhuj. On arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the colourful market. Overnight stay at hotel.


Bhuj was established in the early 17th century by the Jadeja Rajput rulers. Last earthquake of Gujarat destroyed the fabulous museums called Aina Mahal and also damaged the Palaces ol Bhuj. It is an ideal centre to visit various craft centres of Kutch spread in radius of 80 to 100 kms.       


Day 09 - Bhuj -
After breakfast, with packed lunch we go on a full day excursion to Bani Villages. Situated amidst the desert land of infinite dimensions, are suspended, quaint little villages. These are the last villages on the India - Pakistan border. Here you will come across master craft people's exposing their traditional art, turning our master pieces every day. Their ornaments, clothes, utensils, everything they use - will make you feel as you have stepped into lifestyle museum leaving you spellbound. Return to Bhuj for overnight stay.       


Day 10 - Bhuj -
Today we will have a full day excursion of Bani Villages, situated east & south side of Bhuj.During our visit we will see Anjar (old architecture), Banni (Bhiugna mud houses, Kutchi handicrafts), Kera (11th century Shiva temple). Later return to Bhuj for overnight stay.       


Day 11 - Bhuj - Bajana -
After breakfast drive to Bajana. Upon arrival enjoy the Jeep safari to the little Rann of Kutch to see the rare species of the Indian wild ass. In the evening a visit to the nearby villages to see the local tribes such as Rabri, Koli & Bajana still maintaining their rich heritage of lifestyle clothes, jewellery and dance. Their embroidery is exquisite. Overnight stay at Bajana.       


Day 12 - Bajana - Poshina -
After breakfast drive to Poshina, en-route visiting Patan and Modhera. Patan, an ancient fortified town, was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom. He named the city Anhilpur Patan or "Anhilwad Patan" after his close friend and Prime Minister Anhil shepherd. It is variously referred to in Sanskrit literature as Anahilpatak, Anahipattan, Anahilpur, Anahilvad Pattan, Pattan etc.


Patan was the capital of Gujarat it is only a place in Gujarat where one can see the double Ikat patola saree. It has also one of the largest stepwell of Gujarat called Rani ki vav built In early 11th cent an excellent architecture Specimen of Gujarat.


Further drive to Modhera to visit the Sun temple built in early 11th century by Bhimdev Solanki the king of Gujarat one of the best example of Hindu architecture. Later drive to Poshina. Overnight stay at hotel.       
Day 13 - Poshina -
After breakfast full day excursion to the tribal village of Poshina. It is home to a number of artisans the tribal arrow crafters, silversmiths, potters, blacksmiths and the market is famous for silver tribal jewellery, ornate sheathed daggers & terra cotta horses. Around Poshina are hamlets of the Bhill & Garasia tribal communities, known for their colourful attires & artistic ornaments. Overnight stay at hotel.       
Day 14 - Poshina - Ahmedabada -
After breakfast depart for Ahmedabad. Upon arrival check into the hotel. After lunch proceed to visit one of the finest textile museum of the world Calico museum. It as the finest collections of various types and kinds of textiles from all over the world right from the 17th century to 19th century. Also visit the Gandhi ashram the place of the legend hero of the independence of India Mahatma Gandhi. Overnight stay at hotel.       
Day 15 - Ahmedabad - Mumbai drop -
After breakfast transfer to Airport for Mumbai to connecting flight for onward destination.       

                Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!




About The Place –

  • Gujarat is certainly a place like no other when it comes to attracting throngs of tourists with its natural exquisiteness along with wonders of history, culture and architectural brilliance. It is a destination that should not be missed by an aficionado of culture and art. This 05 Nights and 06 Days itinerary is a perfect tour for savouring the best of Gujarat's tourist destinations. The destinations covered in the tour are Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Somnath, Porbander, Dwarka and Jamnagar. The major highlights of this trip are sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad consisting Akshardham Temple, Gandhi Ashram and Calico Museum, Darshan at Virpur Temple, Darshan at Somnath Temple, Exploring Porbander, which is the hometown of Mahatma Gsandhi, and the journey to the legendary Dwarikadheesh Temple. The tour incorporates visiting the engrossing architectural feasts, ancient places and consecrated pilgrimage destinations.
 Inclusions -

  • Breakfast
  • Parking and Toll tax
  • Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
  • Sightseeing by private car
  • Transfer & sightseeing by A/c Vehicle Depending on number of pax.
  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis   
  • (depending on the availability )  

Exclusions -

  • Camera fee
  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • 9% GST (includes 0.15% Swachh Bharat Cess)
  • Any Airfare / Train fare
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Tips, laundry & phone call
  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included
  • All personal expenses
  • Anything not included in the inclusions is excluded.

For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009


Things To carry

For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students
 - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs

THINGS TO CARRY ALONG
Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription

Payment Policy

  • Booking Fee
  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%
  • Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charges per person
  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%
  • Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room
  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)
  • Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel
Seasons :-
  • Spring - March to June

  • Monsoon - July to Sep

  • Winter - Nov to Feb
    The state has variant climatic conditions throughout the year. Gujarat as a whole has hot and dry summers, and pleasant winters. You can plan a trip to Gujarat all the year long, but the best time visit Gujarat is during winter months, November to February.

Currency: –
  •  Indian Rupee

Language: –
  •   Hindi / English / Sindhi

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