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Ahmedabad Heritage Trail: A Journey Through Time

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Product Code : AGORA211

Embark on the Ahmedabad Heritage Trail: A Journey Through Time with a 9:00 am hotel pick-up, meeting your expert guide to dive deep into the city's rich heritage. Begin at the serene Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's former residence, and proceed to the architectural marvels of Hatheesing Jain Temple and Bhadra Fort. After a delightful lunch, continue your exploration at the Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, Adalaj Stepwell, and the majestic Jama Masjid. Conclude the day's journey with visits to the historic Teen Darwaza and the intricately designed Sidi Saiyyed Mosque before being dropped off at your hotel, leaving you with unforgettable memories of Ahmedabad's vibrant history and cultural landmarks.

9:00 am - Hotel Pick-up in Ahmedabad:
Embark on your historical journey as you meet your expert guide at your hotel or a designated meeting point in Ahmedabad. Prepare to uncover the city's rich heritage and architectural marvels.

Sabarmati Ashram:
Begin your exploration at the Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's tranquil residence on the banks of the Sabarmati River. Discover the place where Gandhi lived for 12 years and initiated his iconic Dandi Salt March. Your guide will offer insights into Gandhi's life, philosophy, and his influential role in India's freedom movement.

Hatheesing Jain Temple:
Journey to the Hatheesing Jain Temple, a 19th-century architectural gem. Built by a wealthy Jain merchant, this temple stands out for its exquisite carvings, intricate marble work, and magnificent architecture, showcasing the grandeur of Jain craftsmanship.

Bhadra Fort:
Delve into history at Bhadra Fort, a majestic 15th-century fort constructed by Sultan Ahmed Shah. Wander through its impressive structures, including the grand entrance, royal palace complex, and serene courtyards, soaking in the echoes of the past.

Lunch Break:
Relish a delightful lunch, savoring the flavors of local cuisine, offering a perfect pause to rejuvenate before further exploration.

Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur:
Post lunch, visit the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur, a splendid Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan. Admire the temple's intricate carvings and ornate decorations, basking in its spiritual ambiance and architectural beauty.

Adalaj Stepwell:
Discover the architectural wonders of Adalaj Stepwell, a 15th-century stepwell commissioned by Queen Rudabai. Marvel at the stepwell's intricate carvings and delve into its historical and cultural significance, understanding the importance of stepwells in Gujarat's heritage.

Jama Masjid:
Next, explore the Jama Masjid, one of India's largest mosques dating back to the 15th century. Built by Sultan Ahmed Shah, the mosque stands as a testament to Islamic architecture, showcasing magnificent designs and intricate carvings that narrate its storied past.

Teen Darwaza:
Wander through the Teen Darwaza, a historic gateway in Ahmedabad's old city dating back to the 15th century. Serving as the royal entrance to Bhadra Fort, this gateway captivates with its architectural brilliance. Allow your guide to unveil its historical tales and architectural wonders.

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque:
Conclude your heritage trail at the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, renowned for its exquisite carved stone lattice work. Dating back to the 16th century, this mosque showcases some of India's finest examples of Islamic art, leaving you mesmerized by its intricate designs.

Hotel Drop-off:
As the day's journey through time comes to an end, your guide will drop you off at your hotel or preferred location, leaving you with cherished memories of Ahmedabad's vibrant heritage and cultural landmarks.

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.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.