Mumbai to Ahmedabad Discover Gujarat Overland Tour
Package price On Request
Product Code : AGORA324
Embark on a captivating journey from Mumbai to Ahmedabad on the "Discover Gujarat Overland Tour." Immerse yourself in the bustling city of Mumbai and explore its iconic landmarks. Travel through the serene coastal town of Daman and delve into its colonial history. Witness the grandeur of the Statue of Unity and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pavagadh-Champaner. Experience the rich cultural heritage of Vadodara, encounter wildlife in Sasan Gir, and explore the historic cities of Diu, Dwarka, and Rajkot. Finally, uncover the cultural treasures of Ahmedabad before concluding your tour.
Day 1: Arrival in Mumbai
Upon your arrival at Mumbai airport, our representative will be waiting to greet you and assist with the transfer to your hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, you can take some time to relax and engage in personal activities. Mumbai, the bustling metropolis, offers a blend of vibrant culture, history, and modernity.
Day 2: Mumbai City Tour
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out for a city tour of Mumbai. Explore the famous landmarks, including the Gateway of India, a magnificent monument overlooking the Arabian Sea. Visit the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its impressive Victorian Gothic architecture. Discover the Prince of Wales Museum, showcasing an extensive collection of art and artifacts. Take a stroll through the historic Mani Bhavan, the former residence of Mahatma Gandhi, and learn about his life and teachings. Experience the unique atmosphere of Dhobi Ghat, the open-air laundry, where hundreds of clothes are washed daily.
Day 3: Mumbai to Daman (190km)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive from Mumbai to Daman, a coastal town located on the Arabian Sea. Check in at your hotel and then set out to explore the attractions of Daman. Visit the magnificent Cathedral of Bom Jesus, built by the Portuguese in 1603, showcasing stunning architecture and religious artifacts. Explore the historic St. Jerome Fort, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Discover the Moti Daman Fort, another Portuguese fortification with impressive ramparts and bastions. Enjoy leisure time on the beach, soaking up the sun and relishing the coastal ambiance.
Day 4: Daman to Ankleshwar (200km)
Today, you will drive from Daman to Ankleshwar, a city renowned for its industrial significance. Check in at your hotel and then set off to explore the attractions of Ankleshwar. Visit the Shri Ankleshwar Tirth, a revered pilgrimage site for Jains. The tirth comprises four Digambar Jain temples: Chintamani Parsvanath Mandir, Mahavir Swami Mandir, Adinath Mandir, and Neminath Mandir. Marvel at the intricate architecture, serene surroundings, and religious significance of these temples. Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and seek blessings.
Day 5: Ankleshwar to Statue of Unity (90km)
After breakfast, drive from Ankleshwar to Kevadia, the site of the magnificent Statue of Unity. Visit the Statue of Unity and its complex, dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of India's founding fathers. Marvel at the colossal statue, the world's tallest, standing at a height of 182 meters. Explore the exhibition hall and museum inside the statue, which provide insights into the life and achievements of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, one of the largest dams in the world. In the evening, attend the captivating Light and Sound show, which narrates the inspiring story of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's life.
Day 6: Statue of Unity to Vadodara (150km)
Today, depart from Kevadia and drive to Vadodara. Enroute, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Champaner-Pavagadh. Explore the ancient archaeological remains of Champaner, including temples, mosques, forts, and step-wells. Continue your journey to Vadodara, a city known for its rich history and architectural gems. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax.
Day 7: Vadodara to Bhavnagar (200km)
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Vadodara. Visit the magnificent Lakshmi Vilas Palace, the residence of the royal Gaekwad dynasty. Explore the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, which houses a remarkable collection of art, artifacts, and royal memorabilia. Pay a visit to Kirti Mandir, the memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba. In the afternoon, drive to Bhavnagar, with a stop at Lothal, the archaeological remains of Harappa Port-Town from the Indus Valley Civilization. Upon arrival in Bhavnagar, check in at your hotel and relax.
Day 8: Bhavnagar to Junagadh (215km)
After breakfast, drive to Junagadh, an ancient fortified city rich in myth and legend, located at the foot of the temple-studded Girnar Hill. Enroute, visit the famous Palitana Temples, known for being the largest cluster of Jain temples atop Shatrunjaya Hills. Climb the 3950 steps spanning 3.5 km to reach the temples and witness the awe-inspiring architectural beauty. Afterward, continue your journey to Junagadh and check in at your hotel.
Day 9: Junagadh to Sasan Gir (70km)
After breakfast, explore Junagadh, known for its historical monuments and temples. Visit Uparkot Fort, an ancient fortification that offers panoramic views of the city. Explore the fascinating Ashokan Edicts, ancient rock inscriptions dating back to the Mauryan period. Discover the beautiful Mahabat Maqbara, a stunning mausoleum with intricate architecture. In the afternoon, drive to Sasan Gir National Park, the last abode of the endangered Asiatic lions. Check in at your resort and prepare for an exciting wildlife experience.
Day 10: Sasan Gir to Diu (100km)
Start your day with an early morning safari in the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, where you have the opportunity to spot majestic lions and other wildlife species. Afterward, drive to Diu, a serene coastal town known for its beautiful beaches and historical attractions. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax. In the afternoon, explore the charm of Diu as you visit the historic Diu Fort, the St. Paul's Church, and enjoy leisure time on the sandy beaches.
Day 11: Diu Sightseeing
Spend the day exploring the picturesque town of Diu. Visit the magnificent Naida Caves, a network of interconnected caves with beautiful natural formations. Explore the Diu Museum, which showcases artifacts depicting the rich cultural heritage of the region. Take a stroll along the vibrant streets, lined with Portuguese-style houses and enjoy the tranquil ambiance of the town.
Day 12: Diu to Dwarka (330km)
After breakfast, drive to Dwarka, the sacred city associated with Lord Krishna. Enroute, visit the famous Somnath Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva. Continue your journey to Dwarka, the kingdom of Lord Krishna. Also, make a stop at Porbandar to visit the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, where you can explore the Kirti Mandir, a memorial dedicated to him. Upon arrival in Dwarka, check in at your hotel and relax.
Day 13: Dwarka to Rajkot (225km)
In the morning, visit the sacred Dwarkadhish Temple, one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites. Explore the holy city of Dwarka and immerse yourself in its spiritual atmosphere. Later, drive to Rajkot, a vibrant city known for its cultural heritage and traditional handicrafts. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax.
Day 14: Rajkot to Ahmedabad (215km)
After breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Rajkot. Visit the Watson Museum, which houses a fascinating collection of artifacts, sculptures, and historical exhibits. Explore the beautiful Kaba Gandhi No Delo, the childhood residence of Mahatma Gandhi. Pay a visit to the Rajkumar College, an architectural gem that blends Indo-Saracenic and Gothic styles. In the afternoon, drive to Ahmedabad, the commercial and cultural capital of Gujarat. Check in at your hotel and unwind.
Day 15: Ahmedabad Sightseeing
Enjoy a full day exploring the cultural and historical landmarks of Ahmedabad. Visit the iconic Sabarmati Ashram, the residence of Mahatma Gandhi during India's freedom struggle. Explore the intricate craftsmanship of Hatheesing Jain Temple and the historic Bhadra Fort. Admire the delicate stone latticework at the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque. Discover the unique Vechaar Utensils Museum, showcasing a vast collection of traditional utensils. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the renowned Kite Museum, dedicated to the art of kite-making. Immerse yourself in the architectural marvel of the Adalaj Step-well. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 16: Ahmedabad to Mumbai Departure
After breakfast, bid farewell to Ahmedabad as you depart for Mumbai. Transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight, carrying with you beautiful memories of the diverse and culturally rich Western India overland tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 15 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.
- 1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Gir National Park with naturalist.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 15 nights accommodation
Mumbai x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Suba Palace/ BW Hotel Sahil
4* - Sun-N-Sand Hotel/ Fariyas Hotel
5* - Trident Hotel/ ITC Grand Central
Daman x 1 night
3* - Silver Sands Beach Resort/ Sea Rock Inn
4* - The Gold Beach Resort/ The Deltin
5* - The Gold Beach Resort/ The Deltin
Ankleshwar x 1 night
3*/4*/5* - Lords Plaza/ Regenta Central Harimangla
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* & - 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
Sasan Gir x 1 night
3* - The Fern Gir Forest Resort/ Lion Safari Camp
4* - The Fern Gir Forest Resort/ Lion Safari Camp
5* - Woods at Sasan/ The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest
Diu x 2 night
3* - Krishna Beach Resorts/ Kostamar Beach Resort
4* & 5* - Radhika Beach Resort/ Azzaro Resorts & Ganga Spa
Dwarka x 1 night
3*, 4* & 5* - The Fern Sattva Resort/ Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn
Rajkot x 1 night
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
- Ahmedabad - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 5000 per person in economy class.
- 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.