Gujarat, the westernmost state of India is a city rich in cultural heritage, natural scenic beauty, and vivid traditions. Plan a tour to this beautiful state with our well designed Gujarat Cultural tour package. On this 14 Nights and 15 Days long Gujarat tour package, get the opportunity to visit all the iconic attractions of the western region of India.
Day 01: Arrival in Mumbai
Upon your arrival in Mumbai, you will be greeted firmly by our tour representative who will then escort you to the pre-booked hotel. The day is set free for leisure and in the evening enjoy the nightlife of the city and then come back to the hotel for dinner and then overnight stay.
Day 02: Mumbai – Ahmedabad – Chhota Udaipur
Post breakfast comes out of the hotel and drives towards the airport to catch the flight for Ahmedabad. Upon your arrival at the airport, our tour representative will meet you and then will escort you towards Chhota Udaipur. After reaching Chhota Udaipur in the evening, you will be escorted to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel, loosen up yourself, relax and then enjoy the scrumptious night dinner which will be then followed by a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 03: Chhota Udaipur
After enjoying a relishing breakfast at the hotel, hit the roads of the city and plan a tribal tour and visit the tribal villages like Timla, Kol, Khadakwadi, and Devhat, etc. In the afternoon, you will be taken to the tribal museum of Chhota Udaipur and also the nearby villages. You will also get the opportunity to visit some more villages where you can witness the appealing Pithora paintings depicted on the walls. After the completion of the sightseeing tour of the day return to the hotel in the evening. Relax for some time and then savor the delectable delicacies of the city.
This beautiful and culture rich is located quite close to various other hamlets including Bhilalas, Rathwas, Bhils, and some other tribes also. While exploring these tribal villages you will get to see people carrying colorful attires and ladies carrying chunky jewelry. Also, if you fall in love with these attires and the jewelry then you can go “HATT” which is a market place in the villages. Langot Wearing, Pithora Paintings, bamboo basket weaving, terracotta figures, and pottery are the major attractions you are going to witness on your today’ s cultural tour in Chhota Udaipur.
Day 04: Chhota Udaipur – Vadodara
Post a hearty breakfast in the morning, you will drive towards Vadodara en-route which you will get the opportunity to visit the Champaner Fort of Pavagadh which was constructed by Mahmud Begada in the 15th century. Jami and Nagina mosques are the other popular and most happening tourist attractions which are designed in the Indo-Saracenic architecture. After reaching Vadodara, check-in at the hotel and then relax for a few hours in the hotel room. After a few hours after having lunch, you will visit the museums located in Vadodara which has emerged out as a city boasting petrochemical industries, pharmaceuticals, and fertilizers plants. Later in the evening, return to the hotel for having the scrumptious dinner and then overnight stay.
Day 05: Vadodara – Bhavnagar
After enjoying the morning meal, drive towards Bhavnagar which is quite an important and popular trading post for the manufacturing of cotton goods. After reaching Bhavnagar, you will be taken to one of our listed hotels. In the afternoon, you will be going for the Gandhi Smriti Museum and Takhteshwar Temple. In the museum, you will find a good collection of religious status and Gandhiji memorabilia. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner which will be then followed by an overnight stay.
Day 06: Bhavnagar – Palitana – Bhavnagar
Post a hearty breakfast in the morning, drive towards Palitana which is a gateway to one of the most sacred Jain pilgrimage sites. You can pay homage at almost 863 temples built on the top of the hill which is exquisitely carved out with marble and took almost 900 years to complete the construction of the temple. After reaching the top of the rolling hill you will be visiting the Jain Temple which is devoted to the first Jain Tirthankara Shri Adishwar. Next, we will take you to visit the Chaukhamba Temple also called as the four-faced temple. You can spot a huge and beautiful image of Lord Adinath standing beautifully in the four cardinal directions. Afterward in the evening return to Bhavnagar for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Bhavnagar – Gondal
Post breakfast at the hotel, drive towards which is a town adorned with various picturesque attractions and is home to a cluster of broad tree-lined roads, majestic architectures, and European lamp posts. On reaching Gondal, check-in at the pre-booked hotel and then loosen up yourself. After relaxing for a few hours in the cozy hotel room drive towards the Royal Family Vintage where you can explore a wide collection of car ranging from vintage to classic cars like a 1935 Mercedes, a 1910 new engine, 1941 and 1947 Cadillac, Chevrolet, etc. where some of them bear the original number plates of the Gondal state. After the day exploration, return to the hotel for dinner and a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 08: Gondal – Bhuj
On the 8th of the journey, post-breakfast drive towards Bhuj from Gondal. After reaching the destination of the day, you are free to visit the colorful market. After buying out the pieces of stuff return to the hotel to have a lip-smacking dinner followed by a relaxing overnight stay. Bhuj is a city that was established by the Jadeja Rajput rulers in the 17th century. In a recent devastating earthquake, many of its wonders like the Palace of Bhuj and Aina Mahal were destroyed badly. The city is one of the most ideal destinations to witness the exotic collection of art and crafts work.
Day 09: Bhuj
After a lavish breakfast at the accommodation, you will drive towards Bani villages. This little quaint yet beautiful village is situated amidst the desert land having indefinite dimensions. It is believed to be the last village suspended on the border of India and Pakistan where you can spot a beautiful collection of art and craft work depicting the traditional art. After a full day excursion to this quaint hamlet return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Bhuj
The day is especially to explore the surreal beauties of Bani village which is situated on the southern and the eastern side of Bhuj. You will explore Anjar (ancient architecture), Kera which is an 11th century built ancient Shiva Temple, and Banni (famous for Kutchi Handicrafts and Bhunga mud houses). In the evening, after reaching the hotel in Bhuj freshen up and then take dinner.
Day 11: Bhuj – Bajana
Start your day little early today and after taking a mouth-watering and hearty breakfast, come out of the hotel and drive towards Bajana. On reaching there take a jeep safari ride to spot the rare species of Indian wild ass in the Little Rann of Kutch. If time allows then visit the nearby villages and interact with the local tribes like Bajana, Rabri, and Koli who are known for maintaining their rich heritage of dance, clothes, jewelry, and lifestyle.
Day 12: Bajana – Poshina
Post a relishing breakfast in Bajana, check-out from the hotel and drive towards the next destination of the journey Poshina. Make your halts at Patan and Modhera which are the landmarks of the state. In the year 747 AD, Vanraj Chavda founded this ancient fort town. The King named the city after one of his close friends and Prime Minister Anhil Shepherd. The place was once serving as the capital city of Gujarat as it was the trading hub of Patola Saree. It also houses the gorgeous Rani ki Vav which was constructed during the 11th century.
Next drive towards Modhera where you can visit the astounding Sun Temple built by the mighty King Bhimdev Singh. It is believed to be one of the finest examples of Hindu architecture.
Day 13: Poshina
Today you will be exploring the tribal villages of Poshina for the entire day. The destination is home to various artisans, potters, silversmiths, goldsmiths, blacksmiths, and the tribal arrow crafters. Make your visit at the popular tribal market from where you can buy the terracotta horses, ornate sheathed daggers, and the silver tribal pieces of jewelry. You must be exhausted by now so drive towards the hotel for dinner and then relax for the next day schedule.
Day 14: Poshina – Ahmedabad
Depart for Ahmedabad (the last destination of this tour) after having a hearty breakfast. After reaching the textile city, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. Later in the afternoon, after enjoying the afternoon meal drive towards the Calico Museum which is one of the most famous textile museums not only in the country but also among foreign countries. You can spot the exotic collection of the textiles brought from all across the globe during the 17th and the 19th century. If time permits then make your visit at the Gandhi Ashram and get to know deeply about the life of Mahatma Gandhi. After a fun-filled day come back to the hotel to have the scrumptious night meal which will be then followed by an overnight stay.
Day 15: Ahmedabad – Mumbai
This is the final day of your journey when you will be transferred to the airport. Start your day a little late as there is no sightseeing schedule for the day. After the completion of check-in formalities at the airport, our representative will say goodbye to you and your journey concludes here.