Gujarat belongs to a rich and glorious history and the presence of several historical sites, monuments and attractions in various cities of Gujarat gives people a glimpse to the grandeur and royalty of ancient kings of Gujarat. So, if you are one of those explorers who want to explore the history of Gujarat, then Historic Architecture tour of Gujarat package will surely attract you. This tour package is designed around all famous cities and places of this state that are related to some historical elements and stories. So, being here, you will get a closer picture of what ancient Gujarat and royal life had been centuries back.Duration : 9 Days and 8 Nights
Destinations : Baroda, Champaner, Jambugoda, Chhota Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Lothal, Palitana, Diu, Somnath, Gir, Junagarh, Gondal, Dasada, Danta, Mt. Abu, Udaipur, Dungarpur
Day 1 – Baroda, Champaner, Jambugoda & Chhota Udaipur:
TTour starts with your arrival in Baroda where you will be taken to various attractions of this city like museums, art galleries etc. After that, leave for Champaner that is a citadel of ancient time and a world heritage listed in UNESCO. Then, leave for various tribal regions of Chhota Udaipur and Panchmahal District where you will get to see numerous traditional buildings as well as tribal paintings.
Day 2 –Arrival In Ahmedabad:
Next day, leave for next destination – Ahmedabad from Chhota Udaipur. On reaching Ahmedabad, you will get a chance to see several attractive monuments of the city. The main attractions of this place are ancient mausoleum complexes and mosques of 15 or 16 century, museums and Gandhi Ashram.
Day 3 – Ahmedabad Visit & Leave For Palitana Via Lothal:
Next morning, have a walk tour to enjoy visiting famous havelis of Gujarat in Ahmedabad. These havelis are famous for woodcarvings. After that, leave for Palitana and on the route, stop by Lothal which is a wold famous sight from Indus Civilization. At Lothal, you can see the unique treasures of that civilization like pottery, copper work, sanitary drainage system, town planning, dockyard etc. Then, drive straight to Palitana. On reaching there, get stay in Vijay Vilas hotel and enjoy royal hospitality in this family-run hotel.
Day 4 – Palitana Visit & Leave For Diu:
Next morning, have your breakfast and then, leave for visiting Jain temple which is located on the Shatrunjaya Hill top on Palitana. It is an enchanting complex having 860 temples dedicated to Jainism. After that, drive to Diu where you will be taken to visit ancient sights like churches of 17th century and a Portuguese fort of 16th century. After that, check in Radhika hotel which is located near Diu beach.
Day 5 – Somnath Visit & Gir:
Next Morning, check out from hotel and way straight to Somnath where you will see several famous temples. After that, drive straight to Gir.
Day 6 – Gir National park Visit & Gondal Via Junagarh:
In the morning, have a safari experience in Gir National Park and then, drive straight to Gondal via Junagarh. In Junagarh, you will get a chance to visit historic fort, royal mausoleums, palace museum and Buddhist caves. After visiting these sights, drive to Gonadal where you can visit places like Naulakha Palace and many other famous ancient buildings.
Day 7 – Drive to Dasada:
Next morning, enjoy your breakfast at hotel and then, leave for next destination –Dasada. It is basically a village belonging to artisans. In the evening, have a memorable tour to Little Rann of Kutch that is a desert famous for wildlife. After a great day exploring Dasada attractions, back to hotel to have overnight stay.
Day 8 – Dasada To Danta:
Next morning, have your breakfast and then, move for Danta visit. This place presents the best example of the enchanting architecture of Chalukyan period. So, here you will be taken to sights like Sun Temple, Patan’s Stepwell, Vadnagar Monuments and Taranga’s Jain temples. In Danta, you will be provided accommodation in Bhavani Villa which is a famous heritage hotel.
Day 9 – Drive To Mt. Abu, Udaipur, Dungarpur & Departure:
In the morning, have breakfast and leave for other destinations like Mt. Abu, Udaipur and then, Dungarpur. After visiting attractions of these cities, way straight to Ahmedabad where you r journey ends.