PRINCELY CLASSICAL GUJARAT TOUR
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai – Mumbai – Bhuj:
Arrive Mumbai by International flight. Later Transfer to domestic airport to board flight to Bhuj.
Meeting on arrival at Bhuj Airport and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon City tour of Bhuj including DSP/Collect Office visit of Bhuj**. Later visiting Prag Mahal, Sharad Bag Palace. Evening: Visit the Swami Narayan temple to witness the Aarti.
** NOTE: Permit is must for the interior villages with personal presence, Will assist for the procedure. Timing of DSP/ Collector Office Monday to Saturday – 10.30 to 1700 hrs except second Saturday/Sunday & Public Holidays. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Bhuj:
After breakfast visit the Banni area to meet the Local tribes. Overnight at Hotel
Day 3: Bhuj:
Full day excursion to Tribal villages (Banny Villages) i.e Tunda Vandha is a unique Rabari village in this village most of the male population is generally away from the village. Also visit Anjar which is famous for the shrine of Jesal and Toral, the folklore duo wherein the tough outlaw Jesal was chastised by Toral, a Kachchhi woman. Overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Bhuj –Wankaner:
Drive from Bhuj to Wankaner. A small princely state is small sleepy town. Visit the personal Museum of the Prince. Overnight at Hotel
Day 5: Wankaner – Dasada:
After breakfast drive to Dasada & checkin at the Camp. Dasada is located on a lakeside, close to Little Rann of Kutch on one side and Saurashtra on the other side. Evening: Visit the nearby Rabari villages. Overnight at Hotel
Day 6: Dasada:
Early morning take a jeep safari through the Little Rann of Kutch to see the rare species of the “Indian Wild Ass”. PM: Visit the nearby villages to see local tribes such as Rabari, Koli and Bajania. Overnight at Hotel
Day 7: Dasada – Balaram
After breakfast drive to Balaram & check-in at the hotel. Evening: Visit the nearby Chatrasani village (Marwari Rabbari settlement). Overnight at Hotel
Day 8: Balaram:
Full day excursion to Modhera & Patan. See the sun temple of the 11th century built by the Solanki rulers. See the Rani ki Vav (step wells) constructed by Solanki Queen in 1056 AD. Also visit the Patola workshop. Overnight at Hotel
Day 9: Balaram – Poshina:
Drive to Poshina & check-in at the Castle. The castle offers an opportunity to stay as the guest of a royal family and explore some of the most picturesque tribal areas in all of India. Overnight at Hotel
Day 10: Poshina -Ahmedabad:
Drive to Ahmedabad & check-in at the hotel. Afternoon visit the incomparable Calico Museum. It is housed in one of the exclusive and magnificent residence of the well-known Sarabhai family. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11: Ahmedabad:
Visit the Siddi Sayyid mosque, Shreyas folk art museum and Sabarmati Ashram also known as the Gandhi Ashram. Overnight at Hotel
Day 12: Ahmedabad – Lothal -Bhavnagar:
Drive to Bhavnagar enroute visiting Lothal, the excavated Harappan site dating as far back as the 2nd millennium. Overnight at Hotel
Day 13: Bhavnagar:
Early morning excursion to Palitana (56 kms/1 ½ hrs). a colossus of 863 Jain shrines atop 1,977 ft. Shetrunjaya hills, a veritable city of temples of exquisite beauty of architectural wonder. Overnight at Hotel
Day 14: Bhavnagar – Mumbai:
Transfer to airport to board flight to Mumbai. On arrival take a short city tour (optional) of Mumbai. Late eveing transfer to International airport to board onward flight.
END OF THE TOUR