Gujarat is one of the most prosperous
state in the country. The state of Gujarat is known
all over the world for its holy temples, historic capitals with
immense architectural wealth, wildlife sanctuaries, beaches, hill
resorts and as well as the fascinating handicrafts, mouth watering
cuisine and colourful lifestyle of the people of Gujarat. Gujarat
Short Tour covers 3 days and 2 nights. During this tour you will
visit Ahmedabad, Patan, Modhera and Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary.
Day 1: Arrival in Ahmedabad
In the morning arrive in
Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad is the second largest city and cosmopolitan capital city of Gujarat. This city nurtures in its fold pages of history, a breath of harmony and a show-case of exquisite architecture. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Ahmedabad. In the afternoon we go for the sightseeing in Ahmedabad. We visit the
Gandhi ashram. Gandhi ashram is situated in Sabarmati which is about 6 kms from the Ahmedabad. This ashram is one of the beautiful ashram and the important tourist attraction in Ahmedabad. This ashram was the
Mahatma Gandhi's headquarters during their struggle for India's independence and now houses some of the records of the major events in his life, a memorial centre and a library. After visiting the Gandhi ashram we visit the
Hathee Singh Jain Temple. This temple is dedicated to Dharamanath, the 15th Jina or Jain apposite. This temple is one of the best ornated Jain temples in Ahmedabad and is built of pure white marble and decorated with rich carvings. Later we visit the
Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid was built in 1423 by Ahmad Shah and described by some as the most beautiful mosque in India. This mosque is believed to have been constructed from the items salvaged from the demolished Hindu and Jain temples. After visiting the mosque we visit the
Calico museum of textiles. This museum is widely regarded as one of the finest textiles museums in the world, started in Calico Textile Mill. This museum of textiles has excellent exhibits of antique and modern textiles including rare tapestries, wall hangings, costumes and old weaving machines.
Day 2: Ahmedabad - Patan - Modhera - Ahmedabad (about 279 kms)
In the morning we drive for
Patan. Patan is an ancient fortified town, situated on the banks of the sacred Saraswati river. Patan enjoyed a privileged status of capital of Gujarat, for about 600 years from 746 AD to 1411 AD. In the afternoon reach Patan and visit the
Rani ki Vav and Sahastralinga Talav. Rani ki Vav is an excellent example of subterranean architecture of Gujarat. This vav was constructed by Udaymati, the queen of Bhimdev (1022-63 AD) and represents the finest of the Indian sculptures and architecture.
Sahastralinga Talav is among the many artificial tanks built in different parts of Gujarat. The architecture of this tank integrated the great sense of water management and sanctity of water in Hindu religion. Later we drive to Modhera. Modhera is situated on the banks of the River Pushpavati and is about 50 kms from Patan. This place is known for the world famous
Sun temple and is the best example of the Solanki temple architecture in the state. After visiting the sun temple we drive back to
Day 3: Ahmedabad - Nalsarovar - Ahmedabad (about 120 kms)
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to visit the
Nalsarovar Bird sanctuary. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is the delightful bird sanctuary situated around the Nal Sarovar. This lake extends over an area of 116 square kms and harbours more than 250 species of birds. Some of the birds which migrate during the winter are rosy pelicans, flamingoes, white storks, Brahmini ducks and herons. Some other birds which are found in this sanctuary are pelicans, geese, cranes, storks, ibises, spoonbill, wading birds, swallows, fishing eagles etc. In the evening return back to
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath
and WC in the
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or
languages of your choice) at
every place of
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
groups an individual air-conditioned bus (Except Standard
Hotels) will be
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills
Camera Fees (Still
Any Flight Charges.
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