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Sacred Sojourn: Junagarh & Somnath Temple Tour from Rajkot

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Product Code : AGORA471

Embark on a captivating journey from Rajkot to Junagadh, where the Uparkot Fort stands as a testament to ancient architectural brilliance. Continue to the Mahabat Maqbara, a harmonious blend of Islamic and Gothic designs, nestled amidst verdant gardens. Transition to Somnath, where the sacred Somnath Temple stands tall as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, and the Parshuram Temple offers a serene vista of the Arabian Sea. Savor a delightful lunch in Somnath's inviting ambiance. Explore the poignant history at Bhalka Tirtha and the spiritual confluence of Triveni Sangam. Conclude this enriching odyssey back in Rajkot, leaving with memories of heritage, devotion, and the beauty of Gujarat's landscapes.

8:30 AM: Depart from your hotel in Rajkot and start your journey towards the historic city of Junagadh.

Uparkot Fort: Upon arrival in Junagadh, your first stop is the Uparkot Fort. This ancient fort, with origins dating back to the Mauryan era, boasts remarkable architecture. Explore its well-preserved gateways, wander through the intricate Buddhist caves, and marvel at the Adi Kadi Vav stepwell. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the striking Jama Masjid mosque within the fort complex.

Mahabat Maqbara: After exploring the fort, proceed to the Mahabat Maqbara. This stunning palace-mausoleum showcases a unique blend of Islamic and Gothic architectural styles. Admire the intricate carvings, majestic domes, and minarets. Take a leisurely stroll through the lush gardens and courtyards surrounding the mausoleum, immersing yourself in its historical ambiance.

Somnath Temple: After the visit to Mahabat Maqbara, continue your journey to Somnath and visit the iconic Somnath Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, this temple boasts splendid architectural grandeur. Explore the temple complex, delve into its rich history, and learn about the myths and legends associated with Lord Shiva.

Lunch Break in Somnath: Savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Somnath. Indulge in the authentic flavors of Gujarat's cuisine, offering a delightful culinary experience amidst the serene surroundings of Somnath.

Parshuram Temple: Post lunch, head to the Parshuram Temple, a serene site dedicated to Sage Parshuram, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea from this tranquil location, creating an ambiance of peace and spirituality.

Bhalka Tirtha: Pay your respects at Bhalka Tirtha, a sacred site associated with the departure of Lord Krishna from the mortal world. This site is believed to mark the place where Lord Krishna was accidentally struck by an arrow.

Triveni Sangam: Conclude your spiritual journey at Triveni Sangam, the holy confluence of three sacred rivers - Hiran, Kapila, and Saraswati. Experience the spiritual significance of this revered site, take a holy dip in the confluence, and offer prayers, completing your sacred sojourn on a tranquil note.

7:00 PM: Depart from Somnath and make your way back to Rajkot. Upon reaching Rajkot, you will be dropped off at your hotel, concluding this memorable journey filled with history, culture, and spirituality.

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.