Tour In Ahmedabad Dwarka Somnath
Welcome drink on arrival
Parking and Toll tax
Meet & greet at arrival
Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
Driver’s allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
Any Airfare / Train fare
Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
Tips, laundry & phone call
Day 1 – Arrival in Ahmedabad
Soon after arrival at Ahmedabad airport/railway station, proceed towards the hotel. After resting for sometime in the hotel, you can go out and explore this largest city of Gujarat.
Ahmedabad is located on the bank of River Sabarmati, and was the capital city of Gujarat from 1960 to 1970. This city has splendid cultural traditions, which make it renowned amongst people. Not only huge temples pertaining to Hinduism, it also has magnificent mosques built by the Mughals. There are several attractions in the city that can be explored while taking a tour of it.
You can explore and admire this historic and religious city of Gujarat. Praise its spectacular art and architecture depicting fine craftsmanship skills. You can also enjoy your day having delicious and mouth-watering Gujarati foods.
Later, return to the hotel for a peaceful night stay.
Day 2 – Sightseeing Tour in Ahmedabad
As soon as you freshen up, move out for a sightseeing trip of Ahmedabad. You can start your trip by visiting the remarkable and historic Sabarmati Ashram. This ashram was famous because Mahatma Gandhi stayed here from 1915 to 1933. It has witnessed the struggle of Indian independence closely. An important part of ashram is its Sangrahalaya, inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1963. It houses Gandhi Ji’s manuscripts, photographs, films and books. Sabarmati Ashram has always been a major attraction for historic scholars and tourists.After visiting Sabarmati Ashram, move ahead to Jumma Masjid, located in the old city of Ahmedabad. It was built under the patronage of Sultan Ahmed Shah – the founder of Ahmedabad – in the 1420s. Jumma Masjid is now popularly known as Jama Masjid, and is a perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture. The courtyard of this edifice is made of white marble and has a large arch in the front. Its walls are beautifully carved and mesmerise travellers coming from all across the world.
Another revered site here is the Hutheesing Jain Temple, which is held in high regard by Jainism followers. Dedicated to the 15th Jain Tirthankara Dharmanath, this shrine attracts a large number of devotees from the aforementioned religion. Not only devotees, but a lot of art lovers frequent it for it has intricate marble carvings on the exteriors and interiors.Later, pay a visit to the Calico Museum, which is one of the oldest textile museums in India. It has a huge collection of fabrics and handicrafts. Calico Museum also has shawls and handmade clothes, which are almost 500 years old. This museum is maintained by the Sarabhai foundation, which houses and preserves major collection of religious art.After you finish a sightseeing trip of Ahmedabad, go back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 – Dwarka
On arrival in Ahmedabad, you will be picked up and transferred to Jamnagar. Visit Lakhota Talav (a beautiful, serene lake) and Bala Hanuman Temple. Then travel to Dwarka and check in at the hotel. You will visit Bet Dwarka if time permits and then head to Gomti Ghat and Gopi Talav. Attend the evening aarti at Dwarkadhish Temple before you retreat for the night in Dwarka.
Day 4 – Dwarka Sightseeing
Attend the early morning aarti at Dwarkadhish Temple. Then enjoy a delicious breakfast and proceed to Okha coastal town. Then take a boat to Bet Dwarka and visit the sacred Rukmini Temple (dedicated to queen of Lord Krishna Rukmini). Also visit Nageshwar Jyotirling temple and rest the night away in Dwarka.
Day 5 – Dwarka To Somnath
In the morning, travel from Dwarka to somnath (105 km, 2 hrs) and go on to visit Kirti Mandir (a memorial honouring Gandhiji) and Sudama Temple (dedicated to one of the devotee of Lord Krishna ). In the noon, head to Somnath (128 km, 3 hrs) and visit important sites such as Bhalka Tirth, Somnath Temple (one of the 12 jyotirlingas) and Triveni Sangam. Stay overnight in Somnath.