Dwarka Darshan with Asiatic Lion

Package Includes:

Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations Covered: Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Dwarka, Porbandar, Somnath, Diu, Sasan Gir, Junagadh.

Attractions:

Akshardham Temple Sabarmati Ashram
Hathee Singh Temple ISKCON Temple
Somnath Temple Dwarkadeesh temple
Rukshamanee Temple Gomti Ghat
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple Porbandar
Sidi Sayad Mosque Gir National Park

Note*

Package Price: Starting from $754 USD plus tax as applicable

Above mentioned price would be the starting price based on two persons traveling together. It will vary according to hotel category chosen and number of persons.

  • All confirmations are subject to availability
  • Rates are valid till 31st March'15
  • Surcharge applicable for any Festival period or Long weekends

Dwarka Darshan with Asiatic Lion

Day 1: Ahmedabad

Aksharadham Temple

Morning arrival at Ahmedabad. Meet to Greet and transfer to hotel. Later visit Akshardham Temple - Akshardham is situated in the capital city of Gandhinagar, which lies near Ahmedabad. The magnificent temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan. It was constructed on the directions of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of BAPS Sanstha. The complex of this temple is the largest in Gujarat. Akshardham temple was inaugurated in the year 1992 and has become a major tourist attraction in India, during the last decade. It has a sprawling 23 acre area and is chiseled out in pink sandstone. The Swetambara Temple Hatheesing temple was built outside delhi gate in 1850 by a rich jain merchant Sheth Hatheesing. This is the best known of Ahmedabad's many ornate jain temples. 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. This ashram is open from 8.30 AM to 6.30 PM. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Ahmedabad - Jamnagar (350 Kms / 6 hrs ) - Dwarka (150 Kms / 3 hrs Approx)

Bala Hanuman Temple

After B/F drive to Jamnagar, visit of 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. O/n stay at Dwarka.

Day 03: Dwarka

Dwarkadhish Temple

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 therefore accorded great respect.

Rukmani Temple - Temple of Lord Krihsna's wife. O/n stay at Dwarka.

Day 4: Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath (250 Kms / 5 hrs Approx)

Kirti Temple

Morning procced to Porabandar (130 Kms) visit of Kirti temple known as house & born place of Mahatma Gandhi. In back side house of Kasturba wife of Gandhi. Also visit of Gandhi museum, study room of Mahatma Gandhi in the Kirti temple. Later visit of Sudama temple & continue procced to Somnath, evening Aarti Darshan at Somnath Temple - A lord shiva temple known as Jyotirling built by Moon God. Enjoy lighting and sounding Show. O/n stay at Somnath.

Day 05: Somnath - Diu (100 Kms / 2 hrs Approx)

Bhalka Tirth

Morning after breakfast proceeds to 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 includes St. Paul Church which is founded by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection of wooden carving, idols, shadow clocks & so many other items. O/n stay at Diu.

Day 6: Diu - Sasan Gir (110 Kms / 3 hrs Approx)

Gir National Park

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 habitats. O/n Sasan Gir.

Day 7: Sasan Gir - Junagadh - Ahmedabad (425 Kms / 8 hrs Approx)

Morning drive to Ahmedabad. En-route visit Junagadh, visit of UPERKOT FORT, is an ancient fort built by Chandr Gupta. The fort as been rebuilt & extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mahabat 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 for onward journey.

Hotel Overview:

Suggested Hotels:

Destination NAME OF HOTEL
Ahmadabad: Le Grand
Bhavnagar: Lords Plaza
Gir: Gir Safari Resort
Dwarka: Dwarka Residency
Rajkot: Kavery

List of Included items for your package:

  • Assistance on Arrival/Departure
  • 10 night's accommodation in 3 Star hotels on double sharing
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Lunch & Dinner at GIR
  • English Speaking Guide Service
  • Air Conditioned private car for airport-hotel transfers
  • Air Conditioned private car for city tours & intercity transfers

List of Not Included items for your package:

  • Monument entrance fee
  • Expenses of personal nature like telephone, laundry, beverages etc.
  • Air Fare.