Vadodara Somnath Dwarka Tour
- Accommodation at mentioned hotel or similar categories.
- All Transfers and Sightseeing as per Itinerary
- Daily Breakfast
- Good route knowledgeable experienced driver.
- Monument Entrances.
- Services of English Speaking Local Guide.
- Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, airport departure tax etc. Any other services not mentioned in the inclusions.
- International or Domestic airfare/Train Fare
- Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as road blocks, accidents & any medical evacuations. Any train delays, or re-scheduling etc. Any Visa fees, insurance fees, etc. Any tips to hotel staff, local guides, drivers etc. Any meals apart from the ones mentioned above. Any expenses apart from the ones above.
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc. Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Day 1 – AHMEDABAD-DWARKA (450KMS)
Today we drive to Dwarka.
Dwarka : An old city, lodging one of the central journeys – ‘Dwarkadhish sanctuary’ of Hindus. As per the legend, Lord Krishna moved to this beach front town to set up a capital. Marine unearthings of the Dwarka drift have uncovered vital confirmations of old city, which most likely incorporate the ‘Dwarawati’ of the ‘Krishna Lila’. Today, it isn’t just a noteworthy journey site however a charming spot for a shoreline occasion.
Another well known place in Dwarka, some portion of the Dwarkadhish Temple is SabhaMandap. It is a 60-pillared lobby, which houses just about 2500 years of age sacred texts. The corridor has ‘jharokhas’, offering a decent perspective of the close-by streaming Gomti River.
Go to night Aarti at Dwarkadhish sanctuary.
Medium-term remain at Dwarka.
Day 2 – DWARKA-BET DWARKA-NAGESHWAR JYOTIRLINGA-RUKMINI TEMPLE-BHADKESHWAR MAHADEV TEMPLE-DWARKA
Today we visit Bet Dwarka, Nageshwar jyotirlinga, Rukmini sanctuary and Bhadkeshwar Mahadev sanctuary.
Wager Dwarka : Bet is arranged at 30kms from Dwarka and is encompassed via ocean from all sides. One can achieve Bet from Dwarka through Okha by street. On achieving Okha port breakwater, one can achieve Bet through a little ocean venture in a dispatch or in a little vessel.
Nageshwar Temple or Nagnath Temple is situated on the course between Gomati Dwarka and the Bait Dwarka Island on the shoreline of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The Jyotirlinga revered in the Temple of Nagnath is known as Nageshwar Mahadev and pulls in a great many explorers all round the year. This great Jyotirlinga symbolizes security from all toxic substances. It is said that the individuals who appeal to the Nageshwar Linga turn out to be free of toxic substance. The Rudra Samhita sloka alludes to Nageshwar with the expression ‘Daarukaavane Naagesham’
The Rukmini sanctuary, dating from 12 to 13 Century, was worked to pay tribute to Rani Rukmani, princess of Vidharba, which was to be hitched to Sishupala, yet fled with Lord Krishna. This little sanctuary, 1.5 km north of the city, is a building magnum opus. The sanctuary dividers are improved with excellent canvases and figures.
Gopi Talav : This is where Lord Krishna used to play with his Gopikas. There is a little lake where it is said that Lord Krishna used to play with the Gopika Strees (Gopika Women).
Bhadkeshwar Temple : Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Mandir is on the hillock in the ocean. The loved sanctuary is behind the Geeta Mandir, in the west of Dwarka. Amid the high tide the sanctuary gets encompassed by water, yet at the season of ebb when the water level come backs to ordinary one can reach there effectively. There are ventures to get into the sanctuary. Chandra-Mouliswar Shiva is the managing divinity at the center of the sanctuary. The god frame was found at the intersection of Gomati, Ganga and Arabian Sea by the Acharya Jagatguru Sankaracharya himself. What’s more, there are 1200 Salgramshilas, 1300 Shiva Lingas, metal types of 75 Sankaracharyas.
Medium-term remain at Dwarka.
Day 3 – DWARKA-PORBANDAR (100KMS)- SOMNATH (140KMS)
Today we drive to Somnath enroute visiting KirtiMandir at Porbandar.
Kirti Mandir : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was conceived and lived here until the point when he was twelve. It remains toward the edge of a vast yard in the west of town. A swastika on the floor in a little room denotes the real spot. It houses numerous accumulations of Gandhian memorabilia. There is likewise a show of photos, some with English inscriptions, and a little bookshop.
Somnath: One of the most worshipped and a critical focal point of culture and patriotism. The amazing sanctuary contains a ‘jyotirlinga’. Plundered and annihilated, assembled and modified a few times, it speaks to the unceasing excellence and quality of the Indian culture. The present wonderful structure was reconstructed around five decades back, at the correct spot where the first sanctum was found. The iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was instrumental in the development of the present sanctuary.
Bhalka Tirth : North of Somnath enroute Veraval is the acclaimed Lord Krishna sanctuary, Bhalka Tirtha, on the site where Shree Krishna is said to have been erroneously shot in the foot. Adjacent is Dehostsarg, where he surrendered to his mortal injury. The sanctuary Bhalka Tirth is known as Mahaprabhuji’s bethak, and a tulsi tree has been planted in Lord Krishna’s memory. At the Dehotsarg Tirth, in the ninth century AD Shri Vallabhacharya gave talks on Shrimad Bhagwat Gita for seven days, and in addition the worshipped Gita Mandir, which has eighteen marble columns with a section from the Bhavwat Gita recorded on every one. The sanctuary additionally contains a delightful tribhangi symbol of Lord Krishna playing his woodwind.
Medium-term at Somnath.
Day 4 – SOMNATH-BHAVNAGAR (286KMS)
Today we drive to Bhavnagar.
Visit the Takhteshwar Temple, worked in nineteenth century. It is situated on a slope on a high plinth offering an ordering perspective of Bhavnagar. The high ‘shikara’ transcending the pillared rectangular mandapa makes it a vital milestone.
Medium-term at Bhavnagar.
Day 5 – BHAVNAGAR-NISHKALANK MAHADEV TEMPLE-VADODARA (194KMS)
Today we visit the Nishkalank Mahadev sanctuary and later we drive to Vadodara.
Nishkalank Temple : “NISHKALANK” TAMPLE IN THE SEA (around 1 KM inside Arabian Sea) AT THE BAY OF CAMBAY AND GULF OF KHAMBHAT. Close BHAVNAGAR CITY. The sanctuary goes like thinks when Pandavas moved toward Lord Krishna to demonstrate the Marg to santify the transgressions of kurukshetra War He send them on Pilgrimage with Black dairy animals and Black Flag and trained to direct atonement when/where the dark cow/signal winds up WHITE.
Here the bovine/signal turned white and Lord Shiva showed up before Pandavas in the linga”Roopam”. The ocean water subsides just at this sanctuary point for couple of hours and return back.
Consistently the ocean pull back water to permit piligrims to have darshan of shiva between 1:oo P.M. to 1o:oo P.M.
explorers persistently sit tight for the retreating wave and have Darshan return securely before the tide return “Har Mahadev” the conviction bolstered by sundry religions.
Medium-term at Vadodara.
Day 6 – VADODARA-PAVAGADH (48KMS)- KAYAVAROHAN (83KMS)- AHMEDABAD (145KMS)
Today we visit Pavagadh, Kayavarohan and later drive to Ahmedabad.
Pavagarh : Most of the Hindus in India have confidence in goddess Mahakali, especially from the western district covering the conditions of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. The renowned and the most seasoned sanctuary of Mahakali is arranged at Pavagadh, close Vadodara, one of the fundamental urban areas of Gujarat. The sanctuary has turned into the place of the journey for all Hindus in India. This sanctuary is among the three principle Shaktipeeths in Gujarat.
It has been said in Hindu Shastra’s that after the well known Tandava move of Lord Shiva, the different parts of the assortment of Sati fell at numerous spots. These spots are called Shaktipeeths. It is said that the left bosom of the Sati had fallen here at Pavagadh. As the name proposes, the sanctuary is situated on a mountain, close to the Champaner town.
Kayavarohan : Kayavarohan is one of the sixty-eight ‘teerthas’ (Pilgrimage) of Lord Shiva as said in the Shiva Purana. Be that as it may, Kayavarohan isn’t among the 12 Jyotirlingas as specified in the Shiva Purana.
It is of awesome essentialness to the Pasupatas (Followers of the Pashupati), those in the otherworldly after of Lakulish, for it is thought to be the place of Shiva’s appearance on earth in that manifestation. Lakulish is thought to be the 28th birth of Shiva. Shiva had gone to the earth as Lakulisha through Kayavarohan, actually signifying ‘Plummet of the frame’.
Kayavarohan harbors the Brahmeshwar Jyotirshivlang sanctuary, professed to have been established by Maharshi Vishwamitra. It has been held that the manifestation of Shiva in Lakulish has converged with the linga in Shambavi Mudra.
The Kayavarohan lingam speaks to the “indistinct” yet an extraordinary, remarkable famous type of Shiva bearing the picture of a contemplating yogi, who holds materials in a single hand and citron (Matulinga) in the other.
It is trusted that Ichhapuri was the fundamental place of journey in Satyuga, Mayapuri in Treta Yuga, Meghavati in Dwapar Yuga, and Kayavarohan in the present Kali yuga. This sanctuary has a Lingam of Lord Shiva, made up of dark stone. It is trusted that Maharshi Vishwamitra had introduced this Linga of Lord Shiva amid the Ramayana time frame.
In the Vedic occasions, Kayavarohan/Karvan was a prevalent focal point of learning and training and used to house various Vedic Universities, Yajna Shalas and the sanctuaries of numerous Hindu Gods.
The legend has it that amid the savage attack of Mahmood of Ghazni, the brilliant jyotirlinga with Lakulish blended the light of the majority of the other 12 jyotirlingas into its shape and vanished. Maha Shivratri is most renowned celebration in Kayavarohan. Amid the holy day, several men wear Lord Mahadev’s clothing and show up at the sanctuaries.
By and by, there is an underground reflection surrender at the Kayavarohana sanctuary utilized for disconnection and contemplation.
Medium-term remain at Ahmedabad.
Day 7 – AHMEDABAD-AMBAJI (180KMS)- AHMEDABAD
Today we go to visit Ambaji sanctuary.
Ambaji : Ambaji Temple contains no symbol, yet an engraved Yantra in the specialty. Ambaji is basically a sanctuary town-with a sanctuary devoted to Goddess Ambaji at the middle. The Ambaji Temple and the front court ‘Chachar no Chowk’ are adjusted in a similar pivot of the give in at Gabbar slope the first residence Goddess Ambaji : 22 kms from Danta is one of the significant Shakti-substances of India, arranged in the Arasur slopes. The present sanctuary was developed a couple of years back, keeping up the first structural style. A huge number of pioneers visit the sanctuary consistently particularly amid Navratri to look for the gift of Goddess Ambaji.
Medium-term at Ahmedabad.
Day 8 – DEPART AHMEDABAD
Today we take a flight/prepare from Ahmedabad airplane terminal/railroad station with everlasting recollections of Gujarat visit.