Hidden Treasures of Gujarat
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Destinations Cevered: Mumbai ?- Vadodara ?- Bhavnagar ?- Sasan Gir ?- Little Rann of Kutch ?- Modhera ? - ?Ahmedabad ?- Delhi
Board the train at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati ?Shivaji ?Terminus ?and ?begin your enchanting journey to the royal city of the Gaekwads, Vadodara.
Drive to the World Heritage site of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, an ancient town full of ruins. Enjoy high tea at the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace ?“ the exquisite residence of the Royal family.
The train arrives at Bhavnagar. Enjoy an excursion to Palitana, famed for its spectacular cluster of Jain temples exquisitely carved in marble.
In Sasan Gir, an expert naturalist accompanies you to the national park, home to the only surviving `Lions of Asia’ and a myriad variety of birds and other creatures.
Day ?05 ?
Enjoy ?a ?cross-desert ?safari across the Little Rann of Kutch looking for ?wild ?ass and water birds. Also, visit the settlements and villages, renowned for their traditional embroideries and weaving.
Early ?morning, ?visit ?the ?11th ?century Sun Temple and the Rani-ka-Vav step ?well, the finest example of subterranean architecture for water management. ?In ?the ?afternoon, visit the Veechar Utensils Museum exhibiting utensils dating back to the Indus Valley Civilization followed by a theme dinner.
Take a tour of the serene Sabarmati Ashram, which played a pivotal role in India’s fight for freedom. Walk through the architectural wonders of the heritage city of Ahmedabad.
Arrive in the imperial capital of Delhi, where your journey comes to an end.