Gujarat, the westernmost state of India is reckoned as the potpourri of vivid cultures, cuisines, people, fairs and festivals, and also the historical as well as religious places. Visiting Dwarka, the ancient city in Gujarat is one of the most flocked pilgrimage centers in the country. There are various other sites adorning these cities apart from Somnath Temple and Dwarkadhish Temple are some of the most famous places you can explore on your tour with our meticulously designed Dwarka Somnath Tour Package from Mumbai. The package offered by us are always best in the nature and is equipped with top-notch accommodations, smooth transfer from one place to another through an air-conditioned vehicle, and that also at the most exclusive deals.
Day 01: In Mumbai
On reaching Mumbai, make your halt at one of your desired hotels in the city where you can freshen up and get ready to explore the destinations located in the city. At the time of dusk, retire yourself for the day after the lip-smacking dinner.
Day 02: Arrival at Ahmedabad
Your journey with us commences from Ahmedabad and once you arrive at the Ahmedabad Railway Station or the Airport you will be welcomed by our tour representative. From the airport and railway station, you will be taken straight to Dwarka where you can visit the popular Dwarkadhish Temple. This holy site holds a great significance in Hinduism and it is believed that Lord Krishna shifted to this stunning coastal town to set up this city as his capital. If we believe the marine excavations then it can be found that most of these excavations reveal the shreds of evidence associated with Krishna Lila or Dwarawati. Dwarka is not only known as a spiritual destination but also a holiday destination dotted with beaches, sightseeing destinations. Sabha Mandap is the other major attraction of Dwarka that falls after Dwarkadhish Temple. This 60-pillared hall is adorned with the scriptures that date back to almost 2500 years back. This huge hall houses “Jharokhas” that offer a perfect view of the surroundings like the gorgeously flowing Gomati River. Reach Dwarkadhish Temple at the time of evening Aarti and then move back to the stay for a relaxing overnight halt.
Day 03: Covering the Destinations Falling in Dwarka
The second day of your trip is scheduled to explore the religious sites in Dwarka i.e. Nageshwar Temple and also Bet Dwarka. You will be taken to Bet from Dwarka via Okha via roadways. Bet is located at a distance of almost 30 km from the city of Dwarka and is encircled by sea from almost every side. Upon your arrival at the Okha Port Jetty, one can easily reach Bet by covering a small sea journey in a small boat or a launch. Nageshwar Temples is located beautifully on the coast of Saurashtra region in Gujarat. Also called Nagnath Temple, Nageshwar Temple enshrines the Jyotirlinga that is commonly called Nageshwar Mahadev that attracts thousands of devotees thronging from all across the globe. The Jyotirlinga enshrined here symbolizes the protection of the entire world from the toxic effects of poison and it is also believed that one who visits this shrine gets free from the effects of poison. Later visit the famous Rukmini Temple which is believed to be constructed around the 12th or 13th century in the honor of Rukmani who was the princess of Vidarbha who had to get married to Shishupala but she fled away with Lord Krishna. Gopi Talav is the place where Lord Krishna used to play along with Gopikas. Make your overnight halt at Dwarka.
Day 04: Dwarka – Somnath
Get up early morning so that you can attend morning Aarti at the popular Dwarkadhish Temple via Porbandar. Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi is located at the peninsular region of Saurashtra, Gujarat and on the Arabian Sea. If you are fond of silk and cotton fabrics then you can visit this site from where you can buy the finest qualities of silk and cotton products. Later when you get free to visit the popular Kirti Mandir which is believed to be the residence of the father of the nation and his wife Kasturba Gandhi. After completing your visit to this historical lace continue moving towards the Shiva site i.e. Somnath City, the city dipped in Shiva’s spirituality as it houses one of the most significant Jyotirlingas amongst 12 sacred Lingas in the country. This huge and stunning temple is called to be one of the most eminent Shiva sites and is believed to be one of the most ancient temples in the city. Later as time permits you then decide to explore the Rudreshwar Temple which is one of the badly ruined temples established near the Somnath Temple and then drive towards the Bhalka Tirth which is located en-route Somnath and Veraval. There is very interesting mythology associated with the origin of this sacred site. Drive back to Somnath for the night stay as there is no provision of stay at this site.
Day 05: Somnath – Ahmedabad
Today you will be driving towards Ahmedabad, the next destination of the trip and is believed to be discovered around 1411 AD and is located on the riverbank of River Sabarmati and is believed to be named after the great ruler Sultan Ahmed Shah. At present, the city has been called as “Manchester of the East” as it is one of the fastest emerging industrialized cities and is also called as India’s textile city. However, the capital of the state has been shifted to Gandhinagar from Ahmedabad yet it is renowned as the second-largest industrial hub in the western parts of India. Here you can find several wooden mansions and Havelis which are known for their amazing architectures that represent the perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim style of architecture. After exploring all the sights mentioned in our itinerary hit the roads leading to Ahmedabad to serve yourself with a scrumptious dinner followed by a relaxing night stay.
Day 06: Departure from Ahmedabad
Post breakfast and the completion of check-out formalities, you will be dropped at the airport or the railway station for boarding your preferred transport which takes you towards home. This is how your Dwarka Somnath Tour with us concludes happily and successfully.
Visiting Bet Dwarka and also the Nageshwar Temple.
Paying philosophy at the sacred Dwarkadhish Temple.
Visiting the popular Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple.