14 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi - Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar – Ahmedpur Mandvi - Sasangir - Gondal - Wankaner - Bhuj - Zainabad - Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Goa.
The state of Gujarat has an inevitable charm that beckons tourists to come and explore it. From rugged deserts to virgin beaches and wildlife sanctuaries to medieval edifices, the state has everything to offer. The 15 day long ‘Explore Gujarat ‘ tour package, beginning from Delhi, will cover Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Ahmedpur Mandvi, Sasangir, Gondal, Wankaner and Bhuj among others. Also included in the journey is the visit to Goa- the ‘Beach Capital of India’.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
Following your arrival at the Delhi Airport, meet the representative of IHPL and drive to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax and individual activities. The evening is booked for enjoying Son-et-Lumiere at the Red Fort. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Today, in the morning, go out for a sightseeing tour of Shahjahanabad and Lutyen's Delhi. The places you will visit here include Humayun's Tomb, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Raj Ghat, President's House and Chandni Chowk. The evening is booked for a shopping tour in Connaught Place. Later, board the flight to Ahmedabad. On reaching Ahmedabad, move to the hotel for overnight stay.
Today, leave by road for Bhavnagar. On the way, explore the excavation site related to the Harappan Era at Lothal. Later, check into the hotel. After some relaxation, go out on a full day excursion to the Palitana Temples. Located on Mount Shatrunjaya, Palitana Temples are considered as the holiest pilgrimage site for the Jain community. Overnight stay at the hotel in Bhavnagar.
In the morning, leave by road for Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach. Upon arrival, check in at the Beach hotel for overnight stay. Located near Diu in the Junagadh District, Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach has been chosen to promote beach tourism among the 14 beaches.
Today, in the morning, leave by road for Sasangir. On the way, visit the famous temple at Somnathpur. Upon arrival, check in at the jungle lodge near Gir Forest National Park. Established in 1955, the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary is the sole home and protected area for Asiatic Lions. Stay overnight in the Jungle Lodge.
In the morning, enjoy game safari in the Gir Forest National Park and spot the majestic Asiatic Lions prowling in their natural turf. Later, leave by road for Gondal. On the way, visit the Uperkot Fort in Junagadh. On reaching Gondal, check into the hotel for night stay. Gondal was one of the eight princely states of Kathiawar Agency, which later merged into the Gujarat state.
In the morning, leave by road for Wankaner. Upon arrival, check into the Palace Resort. Located near Rajkot, Wankaner is famous for the hills, business and ceramic industries. Some well known places that can be visited include Gayatri Mandir, Ranjit Vilas Palace, Jadeshwer Mahadev, Gatral Mandir, Motareshwar Mahadev Mandir and Nagabawa Mandir. Stay overnight at the Palace Resort.
In the morning, take a road journey to Bhuj, a tribal village in Gujarat. Located in the Kutch district of Gujarat, Bhuj was established by Rao Hamirji in 1510. The town is home to the first Swaminarayan Sampraday temples, built in 1822. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for overnight stay.
The day 9 is scheduled for a full day excursion to Kutchh Museum, Handicrafts of Gujarat and meet the Rabari Tribe. Stay overnight at the hotel in Bhuj.
Today, in the morning, leave by road for Zainabad. Located on the edge of the Little Rann of Kutch, Zainabad is the home to the native Wild Ass. Upon arrival, check into the camp. The afternoon is booked for the safari tour. Stay overnight in the Camp.
Early morning, drive to the Ahmedabad airport to board flight for Mumbai. Also known as the 'Financial Capital of India', Mumbai is the conglomeration of seven islands sprinkled with a large number of colonial structures. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. The day is free to relax and do activities at your own will. Stay overnight in Mumbai.
Today, in the morning, board the flight to Goa, which has a strong influence of Portuguese culture. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the beach side resort for fun and play. Stay overnight at the hotel Taj Holiday Village (2 nights).
For the next two days, indulge in leisure activities while staying at the tropical beach resort. There is also an option to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Goa. The churches you will visit include St. Francis Xavier, Se Cathedral and Basilica of Bom Jesus. Stay overnight in Goa.
Today, with timely assistance, you will be transferred to the airport to board flight back home.