Flamingos and Archaeology: Nal Sarovar and Lothal Day Tour
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Product Code : AGORA270
Embark on a captivating journey with our "Flamingos and Archaeology" day tour. Witness the spectacular avian diversity at Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, with its seasonal guests, the majestic flamingos. Explore ancient history and architecture at the remarkable Lothal archaeological site. Your day is filled with birdwatching, serene boat rides, and an expedition into the mysteries of the Indus Valley Civilization. This guided tour offers a unique blend of natural wonders and historical treasures, making it a memorable experience for nature enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
5:00 am - Your day begins early as your knowledgeable guide will pick you up from your hotel or preferred location in Ahmedabad. A comfortable drive of approximately 64 kilometers awaits, taking you to the enchanting Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary. This wildlife haven is particularly renowned for its significance in bird watching, with a special charm during the winter season when migratory birds make it their temporary home.
6:30 am - Upon your arrival at Nal Sarovar, you'll embark on a captivating boat ride that is sure to be the highlight of your visit. The serene waters of Nal Sarovar offer a mesmerizing journey through the heart of this bird sanctuary. Keep your cameras ready as you may spot a wide variety of avian species, including pelicans, flamingos, cranes, herons, and many more. The duration of the boat ride is typically around 1 to 2 hours, providing ample time to observe and photograph the diverse birdlife while immersing yourself in the natural beauty.
9:00 am - As the boat ride concludes, you'll return to the entrance of Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary. Your guide will then drive you to your next destination, Lothal, an extraordinary archaeological site that offers a window into the ancient Indus Valley Civilization. The journey covers a distance of approximately 75 kilometers.
11:00 am - Upon your arrival at Lothal, you'll be transported back in time as you explore the evocative remains of this once-thriving city. Lothal was a pivotal hub for trade and commerce during the Bronze Age, and your guide will provide fascinating insights into the culture, architectural marvels, and historical significance of the Indus Valley Civilization. Walk amidst the well-preserved structures and gain a deep understanding of this ancient civilization.
1:00 pm - It's time for a well-deserved lunch break where you can savor local flavors and replenish your energy.
2:00 pm - Post-lunch, your exploration of Lothal continues. Delve further into history as you visit the dockyard, warehouse, marketplace, and the iconic well from the era of the Indus Valley Civilization. These archaeological wonders unveil the sophistication and ingenuity of the ancient residents of Lothal.
4:00 pm - With a treasure trove of historical insights and memories, you will commence your journey back to Ahmedabad. The return trip is estimated to take approximately 2 hours, with an expected arrival time around 6:00 pm. Please note that travel duration may be influenced by traffic conditions.
This extraordinary day tour promises an enriching experience that combines the beauty of nature, the allure of bird watching, and the enchantment of unraveling the mysteries of a bygone civilization.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Boating in Nal Sarovar Lake and Entrance fees to monuments, if option...
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.