This travel package is designed by the expert of TravelChaCha keeping in mind the tourist destinations of western India mainly comprised of Bombay Bhu Gondal Sasangir Diu Bhavnagar Uteliya Zainabad Baroda Ahmedabad Bombay. This holiday package will give you the taste of culture, history, architecture, deities, religious significance, legends, festivals etc. you will also enjoy the beach holidays and much more.
Day 01 / Arrival Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai , meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 02 / Mumbai
After breakfast enjoy a half day tour of Gateway of India – The stone archway designed by Wittett in the 16th century Gujarat style. Elephanta Caves – 9kms by sea. These 7th century rock – cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Night stay in Mumbai.
Day 03 / Mumbai – Bhuj
Transfer to airport for flight to Bhuj : Gateway to Kutch. On arrival proceed for sightseeing tour of Bhuj which includes Aina Mahal which now serves as a museum, was built during the rule of Rao Lakhpatji. It now stands as a repository of the culture and history of Kachchh. Also visit Pragmal Palace which is opposite to Aina Mahal. Also visit Kachchh Museum, the oldest Museum in Gujarat established in 1877. Visit Ethnology Museum which is having unique collection of books and paintings. Visit Kakkadbhit Yaksha situated on a small hillock with 72 idols of Yaksha or Jakhs, who are believed to have come from Iran. Night stay in Bhuj.
Day 04 / Bhuj
Morning full day excursion of Bunny villages to view thefamous art and craftsmanship - famous for itshandicrafts, paintings, embroidery, wooden arts (Ludiya, Bhirandiyara, Hodko, Sumrasaar). Night stay in Bhuj.
Day 05 / Bhuj
Full day excursion to Villages & Mandvi. Night stay in Bhuj.
Day 06 / Bhuj – Gondal (275 KM)
Morning drive to Gondal,check in at Gondal Palace. Evening take a tour of Palace grounds to see the largest private collection of Vintage cars enroute visiting Dhamadka. Night stay in Gondal.
Day 07 / Gondal – Sasangir (130 KM)
Morning drive to Sasangir : the forest which is Habitat of the last of Asiatic Lions, Junagadh. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Sasangir.
Day 08 / Sasangir
Jeep Safari's in the morning and evening. The Sasangir National Park boasts of many antique temples like Kankai Mata and Tulsishyam. The best way to explore the national park and enjoy the wildlife viewing in the Sasangir wildlife sanctuary is by jeep safari. The best long jeep drives from Sasan are conducted to Baval Chowk and Kankai, Chodavdi, Tulsishyam and to Kamaleshwar dam. Night stay in Sasangir.
Day 09 / Sasangir – Diu (170 KM)
Morning drive to Diu via Somnath. On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Dui.
Day 10 / Diu
Day free to relax at beach. Diu, a sensuous blend of sun, sand and deep blue sea. Diu is situated 125 kms from Junagadh. It is one of the finest beaches in India, and has earned fame across the world. Night stay in Dui.
Day 11 / Diu – Bhavnagar (200 KM)
Morning drive to Bhavnagar : A modern port town endowed with excellent natural surroundings. The port built in 1723. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon free to relax. Night stay in Bhavnagar.
Day 12 / Bhavnagar – Uteliya ( 230 kms)
Morning drive to Uteliya via Palitana. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour. Night stay in Uteliya.
Day 13 / Uteliya – Zainabad (130 km)
Drive to Zainabad enroute visiting Lothal. Later in day excursions to the popular tourist destinations like Bechar Mata Temple and its eunuch devotees, Patan, Sun temple at Modhera, Jain temples at Sankheshwar, Royal Black Buck Range and Nalsarovar are interesting options. Night stay in Zainabad.
Day 14 / Zainabad – Baroda (230 KM)
Half day city tour then drive to Baroda, On arrival transfer to hotel. Night stay in Baroda.
Day 15 / Baroda
Full day excursion to Chotta – Udaipur. Night stay in Baroda.
Day 16 / Baroda – Ahmedabad (120 KM )
Drive to Ahmedabad, On arrival transfer to hotel. Later proceed for city tour ,the city of Ahmed Shah (the medieval ruler of Gujarat) known for its rich past and its association with Mahatma Gandhi. The city offers a unique style of architecture, which is a blend of Hindu and Islamic styles (Indo-Saracenic style of architecture). Night stay in Ahmedabad.
Day 17 / Ahmedabad
Full day excursion to Modhera & Patan ( 300 kms), located around 300 kms away. Patan was founded during the 9th century and is famous for its architectural wonders built during the rule of the Solanki dynasty. The Rani Udayamati vav (step well) and the Sahastralinga Lake are some of the tourist attractions here. Night stay in Ahmedabad.
Day 18 / Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Departure
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Mumbai to board the onward flight.