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Glimpse Of Gujarat Tour

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Product Code : AGORA545

Explore the rich cultural heritage and natural wonders of Gujarat on our "Glimpse of Gujarat Tour." From the world's tallest Statue of Unity to the UNESCO-listed Champaner-Pavagadh heritage site, this 8-day journey takes you on a remarkable adventure. Marvel at historical treasures, visit iconic landmarks, and relish the diverse flavors of this vibrant state. Immerse yourself in the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and explore the intricacies of Indo-Islamic architecture. With a visit to the ancient Harappa Port-Town at Lothal and a trek to the breathtaking Palitana Temples, this tour offers a glimpse into the historical, cultural, and natural wonders of Gujarat.


Day 1: Arrival and Exploration

Your journey begins as you arrive in Surat or Vadodara. You'll be greeted at the airport or your hotel and set off on a road trip to Kevadia. After checking in at your hotel in Kevadia, take some time to unwind. In the afternoon, the real adventure begins with a sightseeing tour. Your first stop is the awe-inspiring Sardar Sarovar Dam. Then, you'll venture into the mesmerizing Valley of Flowers, where the lush natural beauty is sure to captivate you. A major highlight of your trip is the visit to the iconic Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue, offering grand views and an unforgettable experience.


Day 2: The UNESCO Heritage Journey

On the second day, your itinerary takes you back to the remarkable Statue of Unity for a closer look at this incredible monument. Afterward, you'll head back to Vadodara, where you'll delve into the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh. This historical treasure trove includes ancient ruins, forts, mosques, and stepwells, all reflecting the rich history of the region. Your day ends as you check in at your hotel in Vadodara, where you can rest and reflect on your fascinating explorations.


Day 3: Vadodara's Cultural Gems and the Indus Valley Legacy

Kick off your day with a city tour of Vadodara, visiting attractions like the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace, the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, the serene Sayaji Baug, and the beautiful Kirti Mandir. Afterward, you'll drive to Bhavnagar, making a stop at Lothal, the archaeological site of the ancient Harappa Port-Town. This historical site provides a glimpse into the culture and trade of the Indus Valley Civilization. Upon reaching Bhavnagar, you can relax at your hotel and prepare for the adventures of the following days.


Day 4: Trekking Adventure and Cultural Exploration

Get ready for an adventurous day as you drive to Junagadh, a city steeped in history and culture. En route, you have the opportunity to embark on a challenging yet rewarding trek to the Palitana Temples, perched atop the Shatrunjaya Hills. This cluster of Jain temples offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. After your trekking adventure, continue your journey to Junagadh, where you'll check in at your hotel, surrounded by the heritage of this historical city.


Day 5: Heritage Tour with a Princely Interlude

In Junagadh, your day begins with a visit to the splendid Mohabbat Maqbara, a magnificent mausoleum that showcases a fusion of Indo-Islamic architectural styles. The next stop is Girnar Hill, a sacred place revered by both Hindus and Jains, known for its temples and a challenging pilgrimage climb. You'll also explore the ancient Uperkot Fort, an architectural gem with rich historical significance. The journey continues as you drive to Rajkot, with a stop in Gondal. Here, you can explore the majestic Navlakha Palace, an architectural gem situated on the riverbank. After this princely interlude, you'll check in at your hotel in Rajkot.


Day 6: Rajkot's Heritage and Drive to Ahmedabad

In Rajkot, your day kicks off with a city tour to explore its notable attractions. Begin with a visit to the historic Jubilee Garden, followed by the Watson Museum, which offers a glimpse into the city's cultural heritage. Dive into the history of Mahatma Gandhi at Kaba Gandhi No Delo, his childhood home, and pay your respects at the Swaminarayan Temple. Afterward, drive to Ahmedabad, the cultural and historical heart of Gujarat, where you'll check in at your hotel and unwind.


Day 7: Ahmedabad's Cultural Tapestry

The seventh day of your journey is dedicated to uncovering the cultural tapestry of Ahmedabad. Your full-day city tour includes visits to iconic sites such as the Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi resided during the freedom struggle. Explore the intricate carvings of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque and soak in the architectural grandeur of Jama Masjid. Another highlight is the Adalaj Stepwell, an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Your cultural immersion continues as you explore the vibrant Manek Chowk market, savoring local delicacies. Conclude your day with a visit to the scenic Kankaria Lake, where you can enjoy a relaxing boat ride.


Day 8: Leisure Time and Departure

On your final day, you'll have some free time to explore Ahmedabad at your own pace, visit local markets for souvenirs, or simply relax. As per your flight schedule, you'll be transferred to the airport for your onward journey. It's time to say goodbye to this captivating region with lasting memories of cultural heritage, history, and natural beauty. (Note: Standard hotel check-out time is 11 AM.)

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 7 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation

Kevadia x 1 night
3* - Tent City Narmada / Brg Budget Stay
4* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Cottages/  Ramada Encore
5* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Villa

Vadodara x 1 night
3* - Tansha Comfort Regency/ Suba Elite Fatehganj
4* - Royal Orchid Central/ Lemon Tree Hotel
5* - Welcomehotel Vadodra/ Vivanta Vadodara

Bhavnagar x 1 night
3* - Efcee Sarovar Portico/ The Fern Bhavnagar
4* & 5* - Nilambag Palace Hotel/ The Fern Bhavnagar

Junagarh x 1 night
3* - The Byke Suraj Club/ Click Hotel
4* & 5* - Bellevue Sarovar Portico/ Hotel Harmony - Junagadh

Rajkot x 1 nights
3* - The Fern Residency/ Marasa Sarovar Portico
4* & 5* - Fortune Park JPS Grand/ Regency Lagoon Resort

Ahmedabad x 2 night
3* - WelcomHeritage Mani Mansion/ Parker Lords Eco Inn
4* - Ramada Hotel/ Lemon Tree Premier 
5* - The House of MG/ Le Meridien

- Any flight tickets.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.