Heritage and Cultural Tour of Gujarat


08 Nights / 09 Days

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  • Rapid Golden Triangle I had a wonderful experience in Golden Triangle Tour of North India! Everything was pre plan according to my itinerary, taken care of and I still felt I had the freedom to do what I wanted. I got to see and do so much more than had I tried to do this trip solo. Excellent recommendations from my tour desirner who made us program adaptable to my wishes and price range. My driver was knowledgeable about each locations and gave great suggestions on activities for me (photography related) Echo Blum, United Kingdom, December 2014
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    As a summary we were extremely satisfied with the travel and the organization from Shanti Travel.
    Thank you very much for your support, give her our warm regards. Claudia Reinhardt, German, September 2014
  • Rajasthan Royal Fantastic “Very happy with the trip. Rohit Poddar, our Tour Designer was very efficient and thorough! Accommodation was great and we’d like to travel again with Crocus Travel.” Michael, UK, Rajasthan, August 2014
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Tour Description


‘Heritage & Cultural Tour of Gujarat’ is the well-designed itinerary which gives you the chance to explorethe History, culture and traditions of Gujrat. Gujrat is one of the most exuberant costal state of India, located on the country's western coast, which is Rich in every sense, such as Gujarat has much to offer such as crafts, history and natural beauty. During the tour you will explore the major heritage sites along with crumbled remains, World Heritage Sites, forts, mosques, temples and palaces. The duration of the tour is 08 nights and 09 days, covering Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Jambughoda, Uthelia, Bhavnagar, Gondal, Wankaner and Ahmedabad


Day 01: Ahmedabad (Arrival)–Jambughoda (By Road-173 Kilometres)
Upon arrival at Ahmedabad airport/ railway station, meet our representative, after welcome, drive to Jambughoda. On arrival, check in to your pre booked hotel. Rest day is free at leisure.
Overnight stay at Jambughoda.
Day 02: Jambughoda Sightseeing
Today after breakfast, proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Jambughoda, explore Jambughoda Wildlife sanctuary. Then proceed to visit Bhilala and Bayakatribal villages to witness the traditional culture and lifestyle.
Stay overnight in the Jambughoda.
Day 03: Jambughoda–Utelia (By Road-204 Kilometres)
Post breakfast, leave by road for Uthelia via Champaner. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to more than hundred architectural edifices. Upon arrival at Utelia, check in at your pre booked hotel. Rest day is free at leisure.
Stay overnight in Utelia.
Day 04: Utelia– Bhavnagar (By Road-104 Kilometres)
Post breakfast in the morning, excursion to Harappan Era, located at Lothal. It is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilisation, dating from 3700 BCE.
Thereafter, proceed towards Bhavnagar, a historical town. In the evening, visit the Museum and the local markets. 
Stay overnight in Bhavnagar.
Day 05: Bhavnagar – Palitana–Bhavnagar (By Road-55 Kilometres) 
Today early morning, drive towards Palitana. On the way, visit Shetrunjaya Hill, located at 2000 feet. The town has approximately 863 temples with carved pillars, arches and ornamented idols, which dates back to the 11th century. 
Overnight stay in Bhavnagar.
Day 06: Bhavnagar –Gondal(By Road-163 Kilometres)
After breakfast, proceed to Gondal by road. Upon arrival in Gondal, check in at your pre booked hotel. Take rest for a while. 
In the evening, visit the Naulakha Palace,the oldest extant palace, which was established in the 17th century. Naulakha Palace is renowned for its stone carvings and exquisite Jarokha balconies. 
Overnight stay in Gondal.
Day 07: Gondal - Wankaner (By Road-101 Kilometres)
Today after breakfast, drive to Wanakner. En-route explore the tourist attractions in Rajkot which include Watson Museum and Rashtriya Shala. After sightseeing, return back to the hotel.
Upon arrival in Wankaner, check in to the hotel. After freshen up, explore the Palace Museum and the local village. 
Stay overnight in Wankaner.
Day 08: Wankaner – Ahmedabad (By Road-173 Kilometres) 
After having an early breakfast, proceed for Ahmedabad by road. On reaching Ahmedabad, check-in at your hotel. Post lunch, proceed for sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad, and visit the Calico Museum of Textile. This is one of India's finest specialized museums. Then visit the other major tourist attractions such as the Gandhi Ashram, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Bhadra Fort and the Kankaria Lake. 
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Ahmedabad (Departure)
The morning is free to relax and do things at your own will. In the afternoon, drive to the airport to board flight for your onward destinations. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and look forward to organizing your next tour with us.
Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights:
  1. VisitJambughoda Wildlife sanctuary, visit Bhilala and Bayaka tribal villages.
  2. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Site Champaner.
  3. Explore Lothal prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilisation, explore Museum and the local markets.
  4. Visit Shetrunjaya Hill and explore Palitana.
  5. Explore Naulakha Palace.
  6. Watson Museum and Rashtriya Shala, Palace Museum and the local village of Wankaner.
  7. Explore Calico Museum of Textile,Gandhi Ashram, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Bhadra Fort and the Kankaria Lake.
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