Gujarat, the westernmost state of India is a perfect place to witness the proper blend of history, culture, art, music, and vivid traditions. Also, you must have heard the popularity of Gujarati cuisines especially if you are a fan of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and Daya Bhabhi, the funniest character of the play.
- Exploring the shreds of evidence of Gandhi’s life at Sabarmati Ashram and Akshardham Temple.
- Visiting the industrial areas in Ahmedabad and shop out some amazing souvenirs for your relatives and friends.
- Seeking blessings of Lord Shiva at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga and Somnath Temple and paying homage to Lord Krishna at Dwarka.
Day 1 :In Mumbai
On reaching Mumbai, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can spend your entire day by relaxing into the hotel room and then in the evening you can move out of the hotel to enjoy the nightlife of this beautiful city and conclude the first day of your trip with lip-smacking dinner.
Day 2 :Arrival in Ahmedabad
Welcome to Ahmedabad, the cultural capital of Gujarat where on setting your feet you will be welcomed by our representative who will then take you straight to Dwarka where you can visit Dwarkadhish Temple. This is believed to be one of the most popular religious destinations in Hinduism as this is believed to be the place where Lord Krishna shifted after moving out from Mathura. Visit the nearby destinations by the time it gets dark and then in the evening, you can be a part of the evening Aarti ceremony organized at the shrine.
Day 3 :City Sightseeing Tour in Dwarka
On the second day of your Dwarka sightseeing tour, you will be visiting several religious places like Nageshwar Jyotirlinga as well as sightseeing destinations like Bet Dwarka. Despite reckoned as a holy place, Dwarka is a wonderful city that is adorned with gorgeous seas from all three sides. Seek the blessings of Lord Shiva by paying homage to Nageshwar Jyotirlinga whose visit protects the entire world from the toxic effects of poison. Next, visit the famous Rukmini Temple that is believed to be constructed around the 12th or 13th Century and is devoted to Goddess Rukmani. Conclude the day trip by visiting the Gopi Talav where Lord Krishna used to play along with Gopis and this is how the place holds great significance in Hinduism.
Day 4 :Dwarka- Somnath
Wake up early in the morning so that you can attend the morning Aarti ceremony at Dwarkadhish Temple and then drive towards Somnath, the final destination of this spiritual tour. Leave Dwarka and straight direct towards Somnath via Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and then if you are love silk and cotton fabrics then you can drive towards the industrial areas to shop out such fabrics. Once you are done with other activities continue proceeding towards the holy site of Lord Shiva i.e. Somnath city. Pay your homage to one of the most sacred and significant Jyotirlingas in India and soon after seeking the blessings for your lifelong prosperity drive straight to the hotel where arrangements are done for your dinner and overnight halt.
Day 5 :Somnath- Ahmedabad
Post savoring lip-smacking breakfast at the hotel, you will start your schedule of the day trip i.e. to drive towards Ahmedabad, the ancient city of the state. Ahmedabad is believed to be constructed around 1411 AD and is reckoned as one of the most rapidly growing cities in the country and is so popularly called “Manchester of the East”. You can find a number of industries producing clothes of different fabrics, handicraft items, and there are many more things that are produced here. Once you are done with the exploration of Ahmedabad city head towards the pre-booked hotel to get relaxed and energized for the next day trip.
Day 6 :Departure from Ahmedabad
Post enjoying the relishing breakfast, start packing up your things as this is the end of your journey. After you complete the required check-out formalities at the hotel you will be dropped at the airport or the railway station so that you board the transport for your journey back home.
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary
- Smooth transfers
- Pick up and drop off service
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Any expense of personal nature
- Shopping, laundry charges
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.What are the top attractions in Dwarka?
A. Here are the top attractions in Dwarka: DWarkadhish temple, Nageshwar jyptirlinga temple, beyt Dwarka, Bhadkeshwar mahadev temple etc.
Q.What are the temple timings for Somnath mahadev temple?
A. The Somnath mahadev temple timings are: 6 am to 10 pm.
Q.What are some must visit beaches in Gujarat?
A. The best and must visit beaches in Gujarat are: Dwarka beach, Mandvi beach, Porbandar beach, Ghogla beach, dandi beach, beyt island.
Q.What are some souvenirs to buy from Gujarat?
A. Here are the souvenirs to buy from Gujarat - patola silk saree, khadi fabric, bangles, handlooms, handicrafts, bandhini and traditional ghagra choli etc.
Q.What is the distance between dwarkadhish temple and somnath mahadev?
A. By road, the approximate distance between the two is 240 kms and takes about 4 hours to reach.