Surat/Vadodara to Ahmedabad, Vibrant Gujarat Tour
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Product Code : AGORA543
Embark on a captivating "Surat/Vadodara to Ahmedabad, Vibrant Gujarat Tour" and explore Surat, Vadodara, Junagadh, Sasan Gir, Diu, Dwarka, and Ahmedabad. Witness the iconic Statue of Unity and Champaner-Pavagadh in Vadodara, and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Junagadh. Experience the wildlife of Sasan Gir and the coastal charm of Diu. Discover the spiritual significance of Dwarka and explore the architectural wonders of Ahmedabad. This private tour showcases the vibrant essence of Gujarat.
Day 1: Surat or Vadodara (165kms)/ Vadodara - Kevadia (100kms)
Upon your arrival at Surat or Vadodara airport/hotel, you will be picked up and driven to Kevadia. After reaching Kevadia, check in at your hotel and take some time to relax. Later, you can embark on a sightseeing tour, exploring the mesmerizing Sardar Sarovar Dam and the beautiful Valley of Flowers. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the iconic Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue, and marvel at its grandeur. Enjoy the scenic surroundings and immerse yourself in the beauty of the area.
Day 2: Kevadia - Vadodara (150kms)
Start the day with a visit to the Statue of Unity. Take the high-speed elevators to the top for panoramic views of the surrounding area. Afterwards, drive to Vadodara and explore the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Jama Masjid, the Pavagadh Fort, and various other historical sites.
Day 3: Vadodara - Bhavnagar (200kms)
Begin the day with a city tour of Vadodara, visiting landmarks such as the Laxmi Vilas Palace, Sayaji Gardens, and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. Afterward, drive to Bhavnagar, with an enroute visit to the Harappa Port-Town at Lothal, an ancient archaeological site of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Day 4: Bhavnagar - Junagadh (215kms)
Drive to Junagadh and, if desired, embark on an optional trekking adventure to the Palitana Temples. The climb includes 3,950 steps spanning 3.5 km up the Shatrunjaya Hills. Explore Junagadh's attractions, including the Mohabbat Maqbara, the Girnar Hill, Uperkot Fort, and the Ashoka's Rock Edicts.
Day 5: Junagadh - Sasan Gir (70kms)
After breakfast, visit the remaining attractions in Junagadh. Explore the ancient architecture of Mohabbat Maqbara, hike up Girnar Hill for breathtaking views, and discover the historical Uperkot Fort. Later, drive to Sasan Gir National Park, the last abode of the Asiatic lions, and check in at your hotel.
Day 6: Sasan Gir - Diu (100kms)
Embark on an exciting Gypsy safari in Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can spot various wildlife species, including lions, leopards, and deer. Later, drive to Diu and check in at your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring Diu's beautiful beaches, historic forts, and vibrant markets.
Day 7: Diu
Enjoy a full day in Diu, exploring its cultural and historical attractions. Visit the Diu Fort, St. Paul's Church, Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple, Naida Caves, and enjoy leisure time on Diu's pristine beaches.
Day 8: Diu - Dwarka (330kms)
Depart Diu and drive to Dwarka. Enroute, visit the renowned Somnath Temple, a sacred place of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva. Continue the journey and make a stop at Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Arrive in Dwarka and check in at your hotel. In the evening, visit Dwarkadhish Temple for the evening aarti.
Day 9: Dwarka - Rajkot (225kms)
Start the day with visits to the Dwarkadhish Temple, Nageshwar Temple, and Rukhmini Devi Temple. Later, drive to Rajkot, the city associated with Mahatma Gandhi. Visit the Watson Museum, Kaba Gandhi No Delo (Gandhi's childhood home), and other landmarks. Check in at your hotel and spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 10: Rajkot - Ahmedabad (215kms)
After breakfast, drive to Ahmedabad. Upon arrival, visit the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi's life and work. Explore the fascinating exhibits at the Calico Museum of Textiles and visit the Jama Masjid, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, and other notable landmarks. Check in at your hotel in Ahmedabad.
Day 11: Ahmedabad
Embark on a full-day city tour of Ahmedabad, starting with a visit to the Adalaj Stepwell, a beautifully carved stepwell showcasing intricate craftsmanship. Explore the Ahmed Shah's Mosque, Bhadra Fort, Sarkhej Roza, and the Akshardham Temple. Enjoy shopping at the vibrant markets of Ahmedabad, known for textiles, handicrafts, and traditional Gujarati artifacts.
Day 12: Ahmedabad - Departure
After breakfast, check out from your hotel. If time permits, you can visit the Shaking Minarets, a unique architectural marvel. Then, as per your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Ahmedabad airport to board your onward flight, marking the end of your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 11 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Full board (all meals) inclusive accommodation only in Sasan Gir National Park.
- 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 11 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* & - Nilambag Palace Hotel/ The Fern Bhavnagar
Junagadh 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 nights
3* - Krishna Beach Resorts/ Kostamar Beach Resort
4* & 5* - Radhika Beach Resort/ Azzaro Resorts & Ganga Spa
Dwarka x 1 night
3* - Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn/ VITS Devbhumi
4* & 5* - The Fern Sattva Resort
Rajkot x 1 nights
3* - The Fern Residency/ Marasa Sarovar Portico
4* & 5* - Fortune Park JPS Grand/ Regency Lagoon Resort
Ahmedabad x 2 nights
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.