On arrival at Ahmadabad airport, you ll be escorted by our representative and transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Then half-day excursion to the Sarkhej mausoleum and royal compound a few kilometres outside the city and the village complex with STI Vishala superb utensils museum. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast, we visit the Calico Museum Marshall (closed on Wednesday), Ahmadabad is situated on the banks of Sabarmati River and has a flourishing textile industry. Ahmadabad earning the title of "Manchester of the East." A collection of such wholeness is displayed in the Calico Museum. Later we visit the Swaminarayan temple Marshall and the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar, on way back en route to visit the Adalaj Step well. Later visit Jain Temple and Rani Hateesingh Rupvati's mosque. Also visit the ashram of Mahatma Gandhi-an oasis of calm and tranquillity. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
We shall begin our tour with a heritage walk alongwith the historical society to Swaminayaran first temple and later to the city. Ahmedabad is packed with beautiful carved wooden facades of havelis, temples local tiny, hidden passageways and vibrant local life. The tour concludes at Jama Masjid, the main mosque of Ahmedabad, with Its huge courtyard and spectacular central worship hall. Later drive on the way Towards Palitana, visit to Lothal an archaeological site that was important eleven abode of the ancient city dating back Indus Valley Civilization to 2400 BCE. Return to the hotel for Overnight stay.
Palitana is a major pilgrimage centre of Jains. There are more than 1300 temples located on the Shatrunjaya hills. Later drive to Gondal, the heart of the small former principality. In the afternoon visit the Navlakha Palace, which was built in the 18th century and houses some of the collection of arts and treasures gathered by the royal family of Gondal. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Following day we shall leave for a day excursion to Junagadh to visit the ancient Uparkot Fort, Gothic palaces of the Nawabs, massive step-wells, and the ostentatious 19th Century mausoleum complex. Return to Gondal, calling in en route visit to the 4th century Buddhist caves of Khambalida. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
After breakfast depart en-route Dasada visit to the museum Watson at Rajkot Which is home to early Indus Valley Civilization artefacts, textiles, paintings and colonial memorabilia. On arrival at Dasada, check in to hotel. Later enjoy the jeep safari Rann of Kutch into the-home to large number of animal species Including Khur (Asiatic wild ass), Nilgai (blue bull), desert fox, a huge bird and Population. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Early morning we shall leave from Dasada to visit the Sun Temple at Modhera built in 11th century. Continue journey to Patan and visit the Ranki Vav step-well that has staggeringly intricate carving. Further drive the foothills of the Aravali mountain range and reach Danta. At arrival check into a hotel for Overnight stay.
Gear up for an early stroll through the hills - the area around the homestead is home to tribal people who adhere to ancient agricultural practices and live simple lives in harmony with their surroundings. After breakfast, depart Danta and drive to Taranga where there are 12th Century Jain Temples. Continue to Ahmedabad and check in at hotel for Overnight stay.
After breakfast depart Ahmadabad for Vadodara (formerly Baroda) a city of significance in the history of Gujarat. Navartr+ or Garba is the city's largest festival, with song, dance and lights during every October. There are impressive palaces like the one as Laxmi Vilas, of which two areas are open to the public. Proceed on to Champaner and Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a Unesco World Heritage listed site where the highlights include an impressive central mosque (Jama Masjid), step-wells, citadel and significant fortifications. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.