KUTCH DWARKA GUJARAT HOLIDAYS
Day 1: AHMEDABAD – LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH (90KM / 2 HRS) Today, proceed to Little Rann of Kutch. On arrival check in to the resort. In the afternoon enjoy desert safaris in the Little Rann of Kutch by open Jeep Safari, where you can sight animals like Wild-Ass, Desert Fox, Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Wolf, Jackal and few species of snakes & many species of birds. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 2: LITTLE RANN OF KUTCH – BHUJ (260KM / 5HRS) Today, proceed to Bhuj. On arrival visit places like Swaminarayan Temple, Aina Mahal Museum, Pragmahal Museum, Bhartiya Sanskriti Darsan Exhibition& Cenotaphs of Royal Family. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3: BHUJ – LOCAL VILLAGES – BLACK HILL – WHITE RANN (250KM /5HRS) Today, get ready to explore the Banni and Pachcham regions and the edge of the Great Rann of Kutch. Visit Dhordo village, Bhirandiyara village, Ludiya village, Khavda village, Kalo Dungar (Black Hill) and Dattatray Temple, Later proceed to White Rann which provides the view of the Great Rann & Sunset. Overnight stay at Dhordo/Hodka.
Day 4: HODKA/DHORDO – MATA NO MADH – LAKHPAT – NARAYAN SAROVAR -KOTESHWAR – NAKHATRANA (250KMS/5HRS)Today, Visit Mata no Madh – the famous temple of Ashapura Mata. At Lakhpat visit Lakhpat Fort, unique Gurudwara and a beautiful tomb of Gosh Muhammad (famous saint) constructed with hard black stone. Visit Narayan Sarovar is one of the most sacred sites in Hindu religion and is considered to be the third sacred. Also visit Koteshwer Shiva Temple. Overnight stay at Nakhatrana.
Day 5: NAKHTRANA – MANDVI (100KMS/2HR) Today, enjoy the coastal town Mandvi. Visit Vijay Villas Palace – Summer retreat of the royal family. Visit to Organic Farm; 72 Jain Temple Complex; Shipping Yard at Mandvi. Enjoy balance day at the private beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: MANDVI – JAMNAGAR (300KM/6HRS) Today, in the morning proceed to Jamnagar. On arrival check in at the hotel. Later visit Lakhota Lake & Lakhota Museum. Also visit Bala Hanuman Temple known for its nonstop Ramdhun since 1956 and it mentioned in Guinness Book of World Records. Evening is free for Shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7: JAMNAGAR – DWARKA (150KM/3HRS) Today, proceed to the sacred town of Dwarka. Visit Dwarkadeesh Temple. Take a holy dip in Gomti river, later leave to visit Nageshwar Jyotirling, Gopi Talav, Bet Dwarka, and on way back do visit Rukmani Temple, evening visit other temples on coastal area, attend evening aarti at Dwarkadish temple. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8: DWARKA – PORBANDAR – SOMNATH (200KM/ 4HRS) In the morning depart to Porbandar (75km/1.5hrs) at Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir – the place where Gandhiji was born and Sudama Temple – The only Sudama Temple in the world. Later proceed to Somnath (130km/2.5hrs) on arrival visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Sagam, Geeta Mandir Chopati & Somnath Temple. In the evening attend Aarti and later watch light and Sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: SOMNATH – SASANGIR – RAJKOT (200KM/4HRS) Today, proceed to Rajkot. Enroute visit Sasangir. Sasangir, is the home of the Asiatic Lion. On arrival Visit Gir Interpretation Zone at Devaliya (Closed on Wednesday) Later, Proceed to Rajkot. Optional visit of Gondal Palace and Jalaram Temple. Overnight stay at Rajkot.
Day 10: RAJKOT – AKSHARDHAM – AHMEDABAD (225KM/5HRS) Today, proceed to Ahmedabad. On arrival at Ahmedabad visit Adalaj Step well, Akshardham Temple (Closed on Monday) & Gandhi Ashram. Evening Drop at Railway station or Airport