Dwarka Darshan with Asiatic Lion
(9 Days / 8 Nights) 

(Ahmedabad-Rajkot-Jamnagar-Dwarka-Porbandar-Somnath-Diu-Sasan Gir-Junagadh-Rajkot)
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The heritage of Gujarat is very old and vibrant. In the Gujarat Heritage tour you will visit the various heritage places of Gujarat. There are some villages which are rich in craft and culture. During this tour we visit the various villages experience the traditional lifestyle of the tribal people in these villages.

Day 1 : Ahmedabad
Morning arrival at Ahmedabad. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transfer to hotel. Later visit Akshardham Temple - Akshardham is situated in the capital city of Gandhinagar, which lies near Ahmedabad. It is dedicated to Dharamnath, the fifteenth Tirthankar whose status stand in the main sanctuary built by pure marble profusely decirated with rich carving. Gandhi Ashram The beautiful ashram complex of Ahmedabad, with shady trees populated by thousand of paraketers, beaters, sunbirds, squirells, offers a refuge from the loud streets of the city and is one of the foremost tourist attraction of Ahmedabad. This ashram was Gandhi’s headquarters during the long struggle for Indian independence. His ashram was founded in 1915 and still makes handicrafts, handmade paper and spinning wheels. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 : Ahmedabad - Rajkot (about 225 kms)
In the morning we drive to Rajkot.
Rajkot is a very pleasant provincial town. Mahatma Gandhi spent a few years of his life in this town. His father was the Dewan (Chief Minister) of Rajkot, once a small princely State. In the evening arrive in Rajkot. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rajkot.

Day 3 : Rajkot - Jamnagar - Dwarka (about 250 Kms / 5 hrs)

After Breakfast we drive to Dwarka, en-route visit Jamnagar Bala Hanuman Temple - Bala Hanuman Temple is a pilgrim place venerated by the devotees of Lord Ram. It is a world famous temple, known for the continuous chanting of Jai Ram, Shri Ram. The chanting is going on since 1964 and has found a place for it in the Guinness Book of World Records. People chant the name of the Lord in shifts, 24 hours a day. Later Proceed to Dwarka and attend Evening Aarti Darshan at Dwarkadhish Temple – Temple of Lord Krishna. Overnight stay at Dwarka.


Day 4 : Dwarka

Attend early morning aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Have breakfast & thereafter visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar Jyotirling.

Bet Dwarka : Also known as Bet Shankhoddar, Bet Dwarka is only 5 kms from Okha Junction in sea and Okha is 30 kms from Dwarka. It is said to be the place where Lord Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Visitors make it a point to visit the Krishna temple at this site which holds much of interest to be seen and experienced.
Nageswar Mahadev :  The Puranas mention 12 Jyotirlingas or columns of light representing Lord Shiva, who manifested himself in that form in different parts of India. This Shiva shrine near Dwarka is one of these and is there- fore accorded great respect.
Rukmani Temple – Temple of Lord Krishna's wife.
Overnight stay at Dwarka.

Day 5 : Dwarka -  Porbandar -  Somnath (about 233 km)
Morning proceed to Porabandar (130 Kms) visit the Kirti temple known as house & birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Also visit  the Gandhi museum, study room of Mahatma Gandhi in the Kirti temple. Later visit of Sudama temple & continue proceed to Somnath. Evening aarti Darshan at Somnath Temple - The Lord Shiva temple known as Jyotirling built by Moon God. Enjoy light and sound  show. Overnight stay at Somnath.

Day 6 : Somnath -  Diu (about 85 km)

Morning visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Tirth. Later proceed for Diu, visit of Diu Fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds one of the struggles between Bahadur Shah, Sultan of Gujarat, Mughal Emperor & the Portuguese. Later visit Diu which includes St. Paul Church which is founded by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection of wooden carving, idols, shadow clocks &  many other items. Overnight stay at Diu.


Day 7 : Diu -  Sasan Gir (about 70 km)
Morning proceed for Sasan Gir. Evening safari to Gir National Park. Sasan Gir Lion sanctuary is home of some 300 Asiatic Lions. Sasan Gir is only place in world outside African continent where lion can be seen in its natural habitat.
Overnight stay at Sasan Gir.


Day 8 : Sasan Gir -  Junagadh (about 82 kms)

Morning drive to Ahmedabad. Enroute visit Junagadh, visit of Uperkot Fort, is an ancient fort built by Chandra Gupta. The fort as been rebuilt & extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mohabat Maqbara. The Ashoka’s Rock edict is on way of Girnar hill temple. The rock engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka. The edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony,tolerance and peace. Arrival at Ahmedabad. Evening transfer to Airport / Railway station.


Day 9: Junagadh -  Rajkot (about 100 kms)

In the morning we visit the Mount Girnar. Mount Girnar is one of the hills which is most sacred to the Jain community. Various Jain temples and Hindu temples are located on the Girnar hill which is more than 60 m in height. One of the largest and the oldest, 12th century temple dedicated to Neminath is situated on this hill. Besides this, the Bhavnath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the temple of Amba Mata are also situated on this hill. After visiting these temples we drive to Rajkot. In the night transfer to the airport or railway station for the onwards journey. (End of our Services)



Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of money (subject to availability).


Standard Hotels

No. of Nights

Ahmedabad Hotel Always River View / Similar *** 1
Rajkot Hotel Platinum***  1
Dwarka Hotel Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn*** 2
Somnath Hotel Lords Inn*** 1
Diu Radhika Beach Resort / Similar *** 1
Sasan Gir Hotel Anil Farm House / Similar 1
Junagadh Hotel Indralok / Similar 1



08 Nights

Inclusions in the given tour cost:

  • Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.

  • Breakfast in the Hotel during the tour

  • All Toll Parking , DA.

  • Arrival / Departure Assistance.

  • All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with driver.

  • All applicable taxes.


  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic beverages.

  • Camera Fees (Still or Movie).

  • Air Fare / Train Fare.

  • Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then mentioned in the Itinerary.

  • Guide Charges & Entrances Charges.

  • Unspecified Meals etc.

  • Anything which is not included in the inclusions.

Package cost per person on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport and Taxes-


Vehicle to be used

2 Persons

4 Persons

6 Persons

Air Conditioned Tata Indigo Car     30840 - -
Air Conditioned Toyota Innova Car 38712 27065 -
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler - - 25910


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