Ahmedabad Heritage Trail: A Journey Through Time
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Product Code : AGORA211
Discover the rich heritage of Ahmedabad on this private tour, exploring the city's most iconic landmarks and historical sites. Visit the Sabarmati Ashram, Hatheesing Jain Temple, Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, and more, and learn about the city's fascinating history and culture. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Adalaj Stepwell and Jama Masjid, and marvel at the intricate designs of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque. With an expert guide and personalized itinerary, this tour is perfect for history buffs and culture enthusiasts.
9:00 am - Meet your guide at your hotel or a pre-arranged meeting point to begin your tour. The first stop of the day is Sabarmati Ashram, the former home of Mahatma Gandhi. This peaceful retreat on the banks of the Sabarmati River is where Gandhi lived for 12 years and launched his famous Dandi Salt March. Your guide will provide you with insights into Gandhi's life, philosophy, and role in India's freedom struggle.
10:30 am - From Sabarmati Ashram, we will drive to the Hatheesing Jain Temple, one of the most prominent Jain temples in Ahmedabad. Built in the 19th century by a wealthy Jain merchant, the temple is known for its exquisite carvings, intricate marble work, and stunning architecture.
12:00 pm - Lunch break.
1:00 pm - After lunch, we will visit the Bhadra Fort, a historic fort in the heart of Ahmedabad. The fort was built in the 15th century by Sultan Ahmed Shah and served as the royal residence and administrative headquarters. Explore the fort's impressive architecture, including its grand entrance, palace complex, and courtyard.
2:00 pm - From Bhadra Fort, we will drive to the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, a beautifully designed Hindu temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, and its intricate carvings and ornate decoration make it one of the most impressive places of worship in Ahmedabad.
3:00 pm - Next, we will visit the Adalaj Stepwell, one of the most impressive stepwells in Gujarat. Built in the 15th century by Queen Rudabai, the stepwell is known for its impressive architecture and intricate carvings. Your guide will explain the history and significance of stepwells in the region.
4:00 pm - We will then visit the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India. The mosque was built in the 15th century by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the founder of Ahmedabad. Admire the impressive architecture and intricate carvings as you learn about the history of the mosque.
5:00 pm - We will visit Teen Darwaza, a historic gateway located in the heart of Ahmedabad's old city. The gateway was built in the 15th century and served as the royal entrance to the Bhadra Fort. Your guide will explain the historical significance of the gateway and its architecture.
6:00 pm - Our final stop of the day is the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, known for its beautiful carved stone lattice work. The mosque was built in the 16th century, and its intricate designs are considered to be some of the finest examples of Islamic art in India.
7:00 pm - After a full day of exploring Ahmedabad's historic and cultural landmarks, we will return to your hotel or preferred location, where your tour will conclude.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.