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 Arrival & Kevadia Exploration
Your journey begins as you arrive in Surat or Vadodara. Our representative will greet you and drive you to Kevadia. After checking in at your hotel, unwind and then set off to explore the mesmerizing Sardar Sarovar Dam and the scenic Valley of Flowers. Make sure to visit the iconic Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue, and bask in its grandeur and the beauty of the surroundings.
Day 2: Statue of Unity & Return to Surat or Vadodara
Commence your day with a visit to the Statue of Unity. Take high-speed elevators to the top for breathtaking panoramic views. After this inspiring experience, drive back to Surat or Vadodara. Upon arrival, visit the Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its historical treasures such as Jama Masjid and Pavagadh Fort.
Day 3: Vadodara City Tour & Journey to Bhavnagar
The day kicks off with a Vadodara city tour, featuring landmarks like Laxmi Vilas Palace, Sayaji Gardens, and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum. Post that, hit the road to Bhavnagar, with an en-route visit to the Harappa Port-Town at Lothal, an ancient archaeological site of the Indus Valley Civilization.
Day 4: Bhavnagar to Junagadh via Optional Palitana Trek
Drive to Junagadh and, if you wish, embark on an optional trekking adventure to the Palitana Temples. This challenging climb involves 3,950 steps and spans 3.5 km up the Shatrunjaya Hills. Explore Junagadh's attractions, including the Mohabbat Maqbara, the Girnar Hill, Uperkot Fort, and Ashoka's Rock Edicts.
Day 5: Junagadh Sightseeing & Transfer to Sasan Gir
After breakfast, delve deeper into Junagadh's rich heritage. Explore the exquisite architecture of Mohabbat Maqbara, hike up Girnar Hill for awe-inspiring views, and uncover the history of Uperkot Fort. Later, drive to Sasan Gir National Park, the last sanctuary of the Asiatic lions. Check in at your hotel for a thrilling wildlife experience.
Day 6: Gypsy Safari in Sasan Gir & Journey to Diu
Embark on an exhilarating Gypsy safari in Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its diverse wildlife, including lions, leopards, and deer. Later, drive to the tranquil coastal town of Diu and check in at your beachside hotel. Spend the afternoon exploring Diu's beautiful beaches, historic forts, and lively markets.
Day 7: Full Day Diu Exploration
Enjoy a full day immersed in Diu's rich cultural and historical tapestry. Explore the Diu Fort, St. Paul's Church, Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple, and the mysterious Naida Caves. Make the most of leisure time to relax on Diu's pristine beaches.
Day 8: Diu to Dwarka via Somnath & Porbandar
Depart Diu and drive to Dwarka, with significant stops along the way. Visit the renowned Somnath Temple, a sacred place of worship dedicated to Lord Shiva. Continue your journey and explore Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Arrive in Dwarka and visit Dwarkadhish Temple for the evening aarti.
Day 9: Dwarka City Tour & Transfer to Rajkot
Embark on a spiritual journey with visits to Dwarkadhish Temple, Nageshwar Temple, and Rukhmini Devi Temple. Then, drive to Rajkot, a city associated with Mahatma Gandhi. Explore the Watson Museum, Kaba Gandhi No Delo (Gandhi's childhood home), and other notable landmarks. Check in at your hotel and enjoy an evening at your leisure.
Day 10: Rajkot to Ahmedabad via Lothal
Start your day with a scenic drive to Ahmedabad. Along the way, visit the ancient Harappa Port-Town of Lothal, a significant archaeological site of the Indus Valley Civilization. Upon reaching Ahmedabad, explore the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely linked with Mahatma Gandhi's life and work. Dive into the fascinating exhibits at the Calico Museum of Textiles and visit the iconic landmarks of the city.
Day 11: Ahmedabad Sightseeing Extravaganza
Experience a full-day city tour of Ahmedabad, beginning 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. Delight in shopping at the lively markets of Ahmedabad, renowned for textiles, handicrafts, and traditional Gujarati artifacts.
Day 12: Ahmedabad Departure
Your memorable journey concludes with a visit to the unique Shaking Minarets, an architectural marvel. Depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Ahmedabad airport to catch your onward flight, marking the end of your enriching 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.