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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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|Price per person (Double/Twin share)|
- 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.
- Visa Fee.
- Any optional Excursions.
- Any expenses of a personal nature.
- Travel Insurance.