TREASURES OF GUJARAT
From wildlife to historical monument... Gujarat has it all.
TREASURES OF GUJARAT
AHMEDABAD – BHAVNAGAR – GIR – JUNAGARH – JAMNAGAR – BHUJ
11 DAYS YEAR ROUND

From wildlife to historical monument, palaces, museums, art and culture and unique natural formations – Gujarat is a state that has it all. Explore the cities and villages, learn their arts, discover their history, relish their signature cuisine, gaze in awe at the monuments, and be delighted with Gujarat’s nature and wildlife on this exciting journey.

Tour Highlights
  • HERITAGE WALK IN AHMEDABAD
  • 2 NIGHTS IN GIR NATIONAL PARK
  • GAME DRIVES INGIR NP
  • BIRD WATCHING VIEWING AT NAL SAROVAR WETLANDS
  • TEXTILES AND COTTAGE INDUSTRIES IN GULF OF KUTCH
  • HERITAGE TOURING AND VILLAGE SAFARI IN BHUJ

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    INDIA

  • When
    :

    YEAR ROUND

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, NATURE, WILDLIFE, CULTURE AND HISTORY

Itinerary

Arrive Ahmedabad. Meet, assist on arrival and transfer to hotel. Rest of day at leisure.

Start early today to explore the legacy of Ahmedabad in a two-hour heritage walk covering the highlights of Ahmedabad.

Proceed to visit the Sabarmati Ashram founded by Mahatma Gandhi, a place that inspires you with its simplicity. Enjoy a Gujarati Thali (meal) at the Vishala Restaurant alongside a visit to Vechaar Utensil Museum.

Today we leave for Bhavnagar, visiting en route the Nalsarovar Lake. Take a boat ride on the lake to view the Nalsarovar wetland, inhabited by hundreds of species of birds. Proceed to Bhavnagar, check in at hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

Today, we leave early for Gir National Park with a stop at Palitana. Climb 4000 steps or hire a palanquin to reach the revered Palitana Jain Temple. The marble temple complex of 863 temples, with perfect depictions of life as it was then, will make it worth your climb. Next, proceed to Gir Safari Camp, and after check-in, explore the national park in a jeep safari.

Unleash your cameras and keep a watch for lions, hyenas, wild asses and black bucks in two jeep safari rides in the early morning and afternoon.

Bid adieu to the lions of Gir and proceed to Gondal with a stop at Junagarh. The august Durbar Hall Museum dating back to AD 1870 perfectly portrays the history of the region under Nawabi rule. Proceed to Gondal and check-in at hotel, after which we can visit the Old Palace and its vintage car collection which is among the key attractions here.

Today, we leave for Jamnagar on the coast of the Gulf of Kutch to visit cottage industries that specialize in the craft of tie and dye and gold embroidery and learn the nuances of these art styles.

After a sumptuous breakfast, depart for Bhuj, check in at hotel and rest of day at leisure.

Today we explore the region of Bhuj to understand its heritage and visit the Pragmal Palace,

Aina Mahal and the Kutch Museum.

Experience village life as it is in today’s village safari with stops at Hudco and Birendyari and passing through Khada and Kala Dungar; watch how handicrafts are made with finesse here.

Transfer to Bhuj airport.

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    2018 FROMTWINSINGLE
    APR – SEPT$3,460$4,029
    OCT – MAR$3,495$4,088

    *Discounts apply for 3 or more passengers.

    INCLUSIONS

     

    • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking driver in each location.
    • All land transportation, from your arrival on day one through to departure on the final day.
    • Good quality, well located accommodation, with private facilities and breakfast daily.
    • Other meals are listed in each itinerary.
    • Private sightseeing tours (except Wellness, Rail and Oberoi cruise), with your own English speaking guide.
    • Porterage for 1 bag per person.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • Camera charges may be extra
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each location.
    • Prices are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price changes.
    • Prices are correct as at 19Mar18 and valid to end 2018.
    • Flights are NOT included. Some internal flights can often be included with your International ticket to save you money. We will discuss flights with you and advise the best options.
    • See full terms and conditions.
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