Day 1: AHMEDABAD
On your arrival, you need to transfer from the Airport to the resort, and then you need to check in at the resort. Ahmedabad, titled after an Emperor who established it during 1411 and appreciated concerning its Indo-Saracenic building is graced including splendid monuments connected with Mahatma Gandhi, the messenger of peace plus nonviolence whose modest ashram on the shores of the stream Sabarmati is presently a place of communal pilgrimage. Famous as a large textile and business center plus as the Manchester of India, Ahmedabad is now the second biggest wealthy and flourishing city in western India. In the afternoon, you can take a city tour of Ahmedabad. For the rest of the night, stay at the resort.
Day 2: AHMEDABAD - POSHINA (180KM)
After your morning meal, go to Poshina. Enroute go to Modhera & Patan. Modhera: The Sun temple of Modhera signifies one of the excellent standards of Indian design of its time. Built-in 1026 A.D. the stupa is committed to the Sun-God, Surya plus stands raised on a plinth facing a deep stone-steeped vessel. Each inch concerning the building, both interior and exterior are magnificently created with birds, Gods and Goddesses, beasts and herbs.
The Sun Temple of Modhera was established by King Bhimdev I (1026-27) plus bears some similarity to the following and far completely designated, Sun Temple of Konark under the state of Orissa, which it predates by remarkable 200 years. Similar to that temple, it was created so that the morning sun reflected on the picture of Surya, which is the Sun God, through the course of the equinoxes.
The principal hall and memorial are reached within a pillared portico and the stupa outside is intricately and carefully carved. As by the stupa of Somnath, this elegant temple was destroyed by Mahumad of Ghazni. Patan: Patan remained an old-fashioned Hindu Capital before it was plundered by Mahmud of Ghazni in 1024. Presently, a pale adumbration of its previous self, it nevertheless possesses higher than 100 Jain Temples plus is renowned for its exquisitely composed Patola silk saris. Next, you can reach Poshina which is the common ground of Aravalis. Travel the Bhil & Gharasia tribal society of North Gujarat & Southern Rajasthan. late night stays at Poshina.
Day 3: POSHINA
This is the time to visit the Tribal community of Poshina for the full day. It's residence to a number of artisans including the silversmiths, tribal arrow crafters, blacksmiths, potters, and the market is well-known for silver common ornaments, ORNATE sheathed blades including terra cotta animals. Around Poshina exist hamlets concerning the Bhil and Garcia tribal inhabitants, recognized for their unusual attires and beautiful embellishments. The Jain stupa, the intricately patterned Med review Shiva temple including the royal 'Chhatteries' (cenotaphs) concerning the rulers Of Poshina are certain to leave you hypnotized. Overnight at Poshina.
Day 4: POSHINA - DASADA / BAJANA (200 KM)
After your morning meal, take a drive to the Dasada / Bajana which is a jeep safari that will drive you to the Little Rann of Kutch to observe the unique varieties of the 'Indian Wild Ass'. Go to the nearby communities to recognize the historical societies such as Koli, Rabari, and Bajania still supporting their clothes, rich culture of lifestyle, ornaments, and parties. Their decoration is beautiful. One can observe the Negroid Sidhi tribespeople from the Gir and the Kutch. Overnight stay at the resort in Dasada / Bajana.
Day 5: DASADA / BAJANA - CHHOTA UDAIPUR / JAMBHUGODHA (ABOUT 240 KM)
After your morning meal, you can take a drive to the place named as Chhota Udaipur/Jambhugodha on the way to visit Baroda and the Champaner which is a World Heritage Site. At Baroda, go to the Fateh Singh Museum, SayajiBagh including the Baroda Museum plus Art Gallery. Fateh Singh Museum: This impressive art collection comprises
examples of European works by Titan, Raphael, and Murillo, and models of Chinese, Greco-Roman, including Japanese literature as well as Indian presentations. SayajiBagh remains a
popular place for a twilight stroll.
Inside the park remain several demonstrations such as the Baroda Museum and Art Gallery. The Museum possesses some great Indian statues plus carving. Next, you can take a drive to the Champaner which is 45 km away from the Vadodara city. ChampanerPavagadh Archeological Park is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site (2004) place. It signifies an association of above 100 small plus large monuments mostly unexcavated and carrying historic, archaeological, and lasting cultural heritage assets. Later, you can drive to the Jambhugodha/Chhota Udaipur (80 Kms/100 Kms). Full night staying at the resort at Jambughoda/Chhota Udaipur.
Day 6: FULL DAY VISIT OF CHHOTA UDAIPUR
Whole day Excursion (including Packed Lunch) to the land of Chhota Udaipur (Suggested to take a Jeep concerning the internal visit which is Optional). Chhota Udaipur remains in the vicinity to various settlements of Bhils, Bhilalas, Rathwas, and additional associations. The racial communities can be located wearing colorful dresses and chunky jewels. A round of the common village and settlements offer a penetration into classical design, lifestyle & workmanship of all aboriginal society. The common market known as the 'Haat' happens in various communities. Pithora painting, terracotta figures, pottery, Langot wearing plus bamboo basket weaving are central demonstrations. Overnight staying at the resort in Jambughoda /Chhota Udaipur.
Day 07 : CHHOTA UDAIPUR / JAMBUGHODA - BHAVNAGAR. (300 KMS)
Early morning, you need to go by road to the land of Bhavnagar. Bhavnagar remains an essential trading post concerning cotton goods produced in Gujarat. Visit the Takhteshwar Temple. The particular Temple itself signifies of minor importance but, because it rests on a tiny hillock, it remains nevertheless large enough to afford good panoramas over the town and out toward the Gulf of Cambay. Tour the Gandhi Smriti Museum, including a moderate quantity of Gandhi memorabilia plus religious figures. In the Evening, tour some of the exciting bazar areas including overhanging frame-built balconies. Overnight staying at the resort at Bhavnagar.
Day 08: BHAVNAGAR - PALITANA (56 KM) - BHAVNAGAR
In the morning, take a full day tour to Palitana. Palitana implies a petty further than a gateway to Mount Shatrunjaya, spread with 863 stupas. The stupas were constructed over a span of 900 years on a peak devoted solely to God. Practically all the stupas are Jain, plus this hill confirms their opinion that excellence is obtained from building temples. The most notable thing of the stupa is devoted to Shri Adishwar who was the first Jain Tirthankar. There exists a Muslim memorial of Angar Pir. Ladies who want kids make donations of small cribs at this memorial. In the Afternoon, take your lunch at a neighborhood eatery (optional). Return back to Bhavnagar for an overnight stay.
Day 9: BHAVNAGAR - DIU (210 KM)
After taking your morning meal, take a drive to the Diu. Go to the St. Paul's Church which is the only existing church till today. Nearby stands the former St. Thomas's Church that has now been carried over through the authorizations and transformed into the Diu Museum which is an Archeological reserve home. The Church of St. Francis of Assisi has been changed to a sanatorium. The extensive Diu Fort established in 1541 remains an advanced fascination. The fort allows a multicolored view of Diu town. Next, enjoy the rest of the day resting on the Beach. Overnight stay at the resort of Diu.
Day 10: DIU - SASAN GIR (150 KM)
In the morning, after having your breakfast, you can take a Drive to the Sasan Gir - A National Park which is a paradise for the authorities of wildlife. In the afternoon, take a Jeep Safari at the National Park. Travel the park in quest of Asiatic Lions. The lionesses, a shorter more compressed variant of their African cousins remain best observed at dawn or dusk when they stay on the movement. Gir also possesses leopards and various chital, chinkara, nilgai, the four-horned antelope including the wild boar. Marsh reptiles like snakes and crocodiles are often observed at Kamleshwar dam & farm formed in the woods. Overnight stay at the resort of Sasan Gir. NOTE: Sasan Gir Sanctuary remains restricted from 15th June till 15th Oct. each year.
DAY 11: SASAN GIR - JUNAGADH - GONDAL (65 KMS + 65 KMS)
In the early morning, take a drive to the Junagadh (65 km). 'Junagadh' actually means an old fort which was formerly the principal of the Junagadh land, supporting the Muslim leaders of BabiNawabs. The Junagadh town is positioned at the foothills concerning the holy hill of Girnar plus holds a unique position in the past of Gujarat. Go to the Junagadh Museum, Ashok Rock Edict, Uparkot, etc.
Then, you can take a drive to the Gondal, which is a pretty town including plenty of wide tree-lined roads, loving architecture, and European lampposts. In the evening, you can visit the Royal Family Vintage car models of Gondal.
The grand garages possess an expanded selection of Vintage plus excellent cars comprising a 1910 new motor, a 1935 Mercedes, a Delage including a Daimler from the 1920s, 1941 & 1947 Cadillac, Jaguar XK 150, 1935 Packard 2 door convertible, 1955 Cadillac limousine, Chevrolet Etc. Maximum of these vehicles are repaired and some carry the primary Gondal State quantity plates. Overnight stay at the resort at Gondal.
DAY 12: GONDAL - BHUJ (280 KM)
After having early breakfast, you can drive to Bhuj. On your Arrival, you can check-in at the Hotel. In the Evening, you can visit the Bazar including the AianaMahal Museum. Aaina Mahal is a museum which was built by Rao Lakhpati (1707-61 A.D.) in 1750 A.D., who survived a great supporter of art, building, music & history. Aaina Mahal remains a different model of an Indian mansion constructed in the mid-eighteenth centenary including a European reputation. Overnight stay at the resort at BHUJ.
Day 13: BHUJ
Full day tour to the Banni Villages (North Bhuj) (you are recommended to take Packed lunch). Amid the Desert and the land of immense dimensions, are excluded, charming little communities. These remain the last communities on the India-Pakistan frontier. Here you will come beyond original craft people' showing their regular art, utilizing the treasures every day. Their decorations, clothes, appliances, everything they apply - will make you believe as if you have walked into lifestyle gallery leaving you bewildered. Return back to Bhuj for an all-night stay.
DAY 14: BHUJ
A full day will be passed for the Excursion to Banny village (East & South Bhuj) (Arranged lunch recommended). The journey involves Banni ('Bhunga' mud houses, Anjar (old architecture), Kera (11th century Shiva Temple), Kutchi handicrafts, Overnight at Bhuj.
DAY 15: FLY TO MUMBAI FROM BHUJ
This is the end of your trip. Now comes the time when you have to return back to your own destination that is you have to head back towards home. You have to go straight to the airport from BHUJ and return back home carrying a heart full of memories.