A land of different spiritual beliefs and mores, Dwarka is among the seven pious cities of India where lots of festivals are being relished every year by thousands of devotees thronging from different parts of the world. Moreover, beautiful temples and impressive cultures inspire the folks in the charming city of spiritual enlightenment. A great religious place with much historical significance, it is tantamount with Lord Krishna and the city has achieved honors as the door to the much treasured liberation. No surprise, the place has its mention in Mahabharata and Skanda Purana. According to devout scriptures, Dwarka is one of the sacred sites that grant salvation since Lord Krishna created his earthly empire here. Its finest temples exhibits flamboyant architecture and connection with Lord Krishna, so don't forget to pay a visit to these holy shrines offering a wholesome experience to cherish forever. Apart from this, the city is home to some of the tempting beaches where sparkling waters and salubrious climate allures the bystanders with its matchless charisma.
One of the 12 jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva, Somnath Temple is also the specimen of fine architecture. Dubbed as Eternal Shrine, it is believed to be the place where Lord Krishna ended his Lila and thereafter for heavenly abode. This legendary temple is said to have vandalized numerous times in the history but with the help of zealot Hindu Kings the temple was rebuilt each time.
Once the colonies of the Portuguese, their legacy lives on in this union territory in the form of churches and forts. Most tourists who arrive here, are immediately struck by its tranquillity. You can get your fair share of adventure by enjoying water sports or exploring caves. Among the many things to see here, one is visiting its temples, some of which date back to ancient times.
Mode Of transport
Accommodation - All 6 Nights Accommodation in Deluxe Hotels
Meals – Breakfast and Dinner on all days.
Charges – All necessary permits, Taxes and charges are included.
Transport - All ground transportation by private SUV/Tempo with parking, toll, driver allowance.
Flight Fare (We will arrange on actual cost basis).
Food during transit to and from during flight journey.
Mineral Water, Cold Drinks and Alcoholic beverages.
On arrival to Airport, proceed towards Jamnagar, a beautiful city on the gujraat's west coast.
Jamnagar is differently named as 'Jewel of Kathiyawar' and its pretty interesting tourist spot with ornate, palatial decaying buildings and colorful butsling bazars.
On reaching Jamnagar, check in to your Hotel and get freshen up.
Evening is free at leisure or optional visit to Bala Hanuman Temple, Since 1st August, 1964, chanting of Ram dhun – 'Shri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram' goes on in the temple premises, day in and day out. This 24x7 ritual has been acknowledged and listed by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Overnight stay at Jamnagar.
Jamnagar - Dwarka
Post breakfast, we will travel to Dwarka, one of the holy cities and Lord Krishna's rulling capital.
Lord Krishna has spend his years of monarchy at this place and hence this place has numerous relics from Krishna's life.
On reaching to Dwarka, checkin to Hotela and set out to for a tour of Dwarka Dham.
Visit Dwarkadhish Temple, Nageshwar Jyotirlingam, Gopi Talav, Bet Dwarka, Rukmini Temple and also ghats of river Gomati.
Optional : Attend auspicious evening aarti at Dwarkadhish Temple.
Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Dwarka - Porbunder - Somnath
Post breakfast, drive to Porbunder, on reaching, we visit Mahatma Gandhi's Birthplace, Kirti Mandir and Sudama Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna's childhood companion.
After covering porbunder, we will continue our journey towards Somnath, on reaching Somnath, check in to Hotel and relax for some time.
In evening, set out to explore Triveni sangam, confluence of rivers Hiran, Kapila and the Saraswati, where they meet the Arabian Sea on the west coast.
Also visit famed Somnath temple, it is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus and is believed to be first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva.
Overnight stay at Somnath.
Somnath - Diu
Post breakfast, we leave for scenic beach town of Diu.
Checkin to Hotel and embark on a sightseeing tour which covers below places :
Diu Fort - ocated on the Western coast of Indian was built by Portuguese during their colonial rule and is now under the administration of Indian government.
Diu Museum - set up in the St. Thomas Church, the building still bears the worn out and faded portraits and paintings left behind by the Portuguese.
St. Paul's Church - On the fort side of Diu town is the island's last remaining fully-functional church, St Paul's.
Evening is free for your lazy stroll on clean beaches of Diu.
Overnight stay at Diu.
Diu - Sasan Gir National Park
Post breakfast, we move to Sasangir where we go for a visit to Gir and Devalia National Park.
The site of the very rare asiatic lion is indeed a spine chilling experience.
Gir National Park is the only place in the world outside Africa where a lion can be seen in its natural habitat.
Gir is a home to 40 species of mammals and 425 species of birds.
Evening Safari at Gir National Park.
Overnight stay at Sasan Gir.
Gir - Junagadh - Virpur - Gondal
Early morning Safari at Devalia National Park.
Check out from resort and drive to Virpur via Junagadh.
Visit the splendid and famous Jalaram Temple of Virpur and also swaminarayan temple.
Drive further to Gondal and visit Naulakha Palace and vintage car museum.
Overnight stay at Gondal.
Wake up in the morning, have a scrumptious breakfast, drive to Ahmedabad.
Optional : Go for shopping at Law Gardens or take a stroll around Kankariya Lake/Sabarmati River Front depending on your flight time.
Conclude the tour with bag full of mesmerizing memories.