The Royal Gujarat Tailor-made

India

The Royal Gujarat Tailor-made

Explore vibrant and colourful Gujarat for its heritage, textiles and wildlife. Visit Lothal and see the important Indus Experiences Valley civilisation discoveries. Admire the stunning Jain Temple complex at Palitana and watch Tribal people creating beautiful fabrics at Bhuj. Visit the Little Rann of Kutch to view Wild Ass, and Gir National Park - the sole home of the Asiatic Lion. Finally relax on a beach at Mandvi.

16 days from £2,285.00 per person
Mumbai - Ahmeddabad - Dasada - Palitana - Sasan Gir - Gondal - Bhuj - Mandvi - Mumbai

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Day 1: To Mumbai

Fly from London Heathrow to Mumbai direct on British Airways flights.

Day 2: To Ahmedabad

Arrive Mumbai in the morning. Connect to Ahmedabad flight. Two nights at House of MG.

Day 3: Ahmedabad

Full day sightseeing of Ahmedabad, once known as ‘The Manchester of the East’ due to its importance as a textile town. Highlights of the visit include the Calico textile museum, Gandhi Ashram, Hatthising Jain Temple, Jama and Siddi Sayyed Mosques. Evening dinner at traditional Vishala village restaurant, and see their unique utensils museum.

Day 4: To Dasada via Patan and Modhera

Morning drive to Dasada via Patan and Modhera. Patan is still famous for its clay toys, superb textile work and numerous Temples. At Modhera visit the Sun Temple designed so the first rays of the sun fell, at each equinox, on the image of Surya the Sun God. Two nights at Rann Riders.

Day 5: Visit Little Rann of Kutch

Morning and afternoon jeep safaris to visit this amazing eco system. The area is a birdwatchers paradise. The marshes in the Rann and nearby lakes attract huge flocks including - flamingos, pelicans, cranes and storks. Eagles and harriers soar overhead looking for prey. Also look out for brown Asiatic wild ass living in the sanctuary.

Day 6: To Palitana via Lothal

Morning drive to Palitana via Lothal- the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization. Explore the remains of the civilization with its township, dock and marketplace. Discover more at the Archaeological museum. Two nights at Vijay Vilas.

Day 7: Palitana

Palitana is one of the most important Jain pilgrimage sites. The exquisite marble Temples are adorned with delicate carved pillars, bejewelled statues and amazing frieze. A rope chair or 3500 steps leads up to the Shetrunjaya Hill with 863 Temples built over a 900 year period.

Day 8: To Sasan Gir

Morning drive to Sasan Gir. Afternoon at leisure. Two nights at The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest.

Day 9: Sasan Gir

Morning and late afternoon jeep drives at Sasan Gir, the last bastion of the endangered Asiatic lion. Gir is also home to one of the largest leopard populations in India. Other wildlife to look out for are the four-horned antelope, wolf, hyena, jungle cat, chinkara, blue bull and marsh muggers. There’s also a wonderful variety of bird species.

Day 10: To Gondal via Junagadh

Morning drive to Gondal en route visit the imposing Fort at Junagadh. Overnight at the Orchard Palace.

Day 11: To Bhuj via Wankaner

After breakfast drive to Bhuj stopping to visit Wankaner Palace. Two nights at the Hotel I Lark.

Day 12: Full day Village excursion

Full day excursion to nearby villages. The local Banni tribes excel at intricate mirror work techniques and throughout the area fine Kutchi embroidery is made.

Day 13: To Mandvi

Morning drive to Mandvi for private beach stay. Afternoon at leisure. Two nights Mandvi Beach Camp.

Day 14: Mandvi

The beach is a beautiful stretch of white sand fringed by blue waters. Camel and horse rides on the dunes of the beach can be arranged.

Day 15: To Mumbai

Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to Bhuj airport for flight to Mumbai.

Day 16: To Heathrow

Morning transfer to the Mumbai airport to board British Airways flight to London

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Prices

Price per person (Double/Twin share)
£2,285.00
Cost includes:
  • International & internal flights in economy class.
  • Accommodation with en-suite facilities.
  • • Daily breakfast throughout. Dasada, Sasan Gir on Full Board. Mandavi on Half Board
  • Services of English speaking guide during sightseeing.
  • Transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • Full ATOL Bonding.
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

What our clients say

You should by now have received the feedback form, but I thought I would complement that with an e-mail. We had another really good Indus experience. All the locations had a lot to offer in the time we were there and so we got to see much of what we wanted and a very pleasant time  Krabi to conclude.

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