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Spiritual Cum Wild

DURATION : 7 Nights / 8 Days

DESTINATIONS : Ahmedabad - Jamnagar - Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath - Diu -Sasan Gir - Junagadh - Ahmedabad

Tour Highlights

Destinations Places to visit
Ahmedabad Akshardham Temple, Gandhi Ashram, Junagadh UPERKOT FORT, Ashokan Edicts and Mahabat Maqbara
Jamnagar Bala Hanuman Temple,
Dwarka Dwarkadhish temple, Bet Dwarka and Rukmani Temple
Porabandar Kirti temple, Gandhi museum and Sudama Temple
Somnath Bhalka Tirth and Triveni Tirth
Diu Diu Fort, Diu beach, St.Paul Church and Diu Museum
Sasan Gir Gir National Park

Short Description

Aavo Padharo, words of welcome in the language of Gujarat because it is here that these words ring truly and the guest is 'God'. The people of Gujarat are gregariously friendly, inviting and will entice you to come again and again.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Ahmedabad (By Flight @ TBA)

Arrive in Ahmedabad. Our representative will assist you with a warm welcome. Check in to the hotel and relax. Later visit Akshardham Temple - situated in the capital city of Gandhinagar close to Ahmedabad. The magnificent temple is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan. It was constructed on the directions of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of BAPS Sanstha. The complex of this temple is the largest in Gujarat and a major tourist attraction in India. Visit the Gandhi Ashram, the  beautiful ashram complex of Ahmedabad, with shady trees populated by thousand of Parakeets, Beaters, Sunbirds, Squirrels, offers a refuge from the loud streets of the city and is one of the foremost tourist attraction of Ahmedabad. This ashram was Gandhi’s head quarters during the long struggle for Indian independence. His ashram was founded in 1915 and still makes handicrafts, handmade paper and spinning wheels.
Overnight stay

Day 2: Ahmedabad – Jamnagar – Dwarka (440 Km - 08 Hours)

Post breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Jamnagar, visit of Bala Hanuman Temple - Bala Hanuman Temple is a pilgrim place venerated by the devotees of Lord Ram. It is a world famous temple, known for the continuous chanting of Jai Ram, Shri Ram.  Later Proceed to Dwarka and attend evening Aarti Darshan at Dwarkadhish Temple – Temple of Lord Krishna.
Overnight stay

Day 3: Dwarka SIghtseeing

Attend early morning Aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Breakfast at the hotel and visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar Jyotirling. Bet Dwarka also known as Bet Shankhoddar. It is said to be the place where Lord Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Later visit the Rukmani Temple – Temple of Lord Krihsna’s wife.

Day 4: Dwarka – Porbandar – Somnath (231 Km - 05 Hours)

Post breakfast check out from the hotel and procced to Porabandar. Visit the Kirti temple known as house & born place of Mahatma Gandhi. In back side house of Kasturba wife of Gandhi. Gandhi museum, study room of Mahatma Gandhi in the Kirti temple. Later visit of Sudama Temple & continue procced to Somnath, evening Aarti Darshan at Somnath Temple - A Lord Shiva temple known as Jyotirling built by Moon God. Enjoy lighting and sounding show.
Overnight stay

Day 5: Somnath – Diu (85 Km - 02 Hours)

Morning visit Bhalka Tirth, Triveni Tirth. Post breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Diu. Visit Diu Fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds one of the struggles between bahadur Shah, Sultan of Gujarat, Mughal emperor & the Portuguese. Later visit Diu includes St.Paul Church which is founded by Jesuits, Diu Museum which is collection of wooden carving, idols, shadow clocks & so many other items.
Overnight stay.

Day 6: Diu – Sasan Gir (74 km - 1.5 Hours)

Morning proceed for Sasan Gir. Evening safari to Gir National Park. Sasan Gir Lion sanctuary is home of about 300 Asiatic Lions. Sasan Gir is only place in world outside African continent where lion can be seen in its natural habitat.
Overnight stay

Day 7: Sasan Gir – Junagadh - Ahmedabad (368 Km - 07 Hours)

Morning drive to Ahmedabad. Enroute visit Junagadh UPERKOT FORT, an ancient fort built by Chandr Gupta. The fort as been rebuilt & extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mahabat Maqbara. The Ashoka’s Rock edict is on the way to Girnar hill temple. The rock engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka. The edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony, tolerance and peace. Arrive in Ahmedabad.
Overnight stay

Day 8: Ahmedabad Departure - Tour Ends

Post breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Ahmedabad Airport or Railway Station for your onward journey.

Inclusions / Exclusions

The Price Includes:

  • Accommodation in Double Room as per the hotels Chosen by guest.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Arrival/Departure with assistance.
  • AC transport as per program.
  • English Speaking Local Guide as per Program.
  • One bottle of water per person per day.
  • All fuel, parking, toll, state taxes & driver allowances.
  • All applicable taxes (Excluding Govt. Service Tax 4.50%).

The Price Excludes:

  •  Any airfare / visa / insurance
  •  Any meals except mentioned in the column cost includes.
  •  Any Monument Entrance Fees.
  •  Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, beverages, laundry, telephone calls, photography, video fee, etc.
  •  Any new taxes / fees imposed by the Government.

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  • William Ivan Rhodes
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    Just returned from 18 great and interesting days in India The trip was orchestrated for us and to our specification not an off the shelf tried and tested golden triangle jaunt, by Anu from Monks & Monkeys Travels. Not only did they deliver on every level, Transport, Hotels Agents on the ground meeting and greeting us at every new destination, after we had suffered the worst experience possible in an overnight sleeper, which we had stipulated 1st class it may have said 1st class it was not in our eyes or nose. I contacted them on arrival in Varanasi and within an hour they had organised and paid on our behalf for flights and a hotel back in Delhi to avoid the indignity of another night on the train.(a local business man I spoke to put it that' the clientele in overnight sleepers are only the top class of those who travel by train. We had changed two of the hotels Anu had suggested before we went and interestingly our choices turned out to be the two worst hotels we stayed at. We had paid approx. a third of the cost as a deposit and were only expected to pay the balance on arrival in Delhi. Can't think of any British agents who work that way. All our drivers were excellent as were our internal flights. Guides were always prompt, knowledgeable and willing to tell touts and others we were not interested. probably the equivalent of our own phrase which encourages an individual to urinate elsewhere! So 100% satisfaction from us I will be recommending them unreservedly to my friends who are interested in India trips.
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    My husband ,son and I have just returned from a most memorable and enjoyable trip to India. Our sincere thenks to Anju and the team at Monks and Monkeys. From start to end all arrangements were handled professionally and with great expertise. The hotels were very nice and comfortable and all transport and tours well arranged. We will most definitely use Monks & Monkeys Travels if we travel to India again and recommend them to our family and friends. a big Thank You!
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    We used Monks & Monkeys Travels for a tour of Rajasthan during October 2013. The service we received was really first rate!! We had the great pleasure of meeting of Monks & Monkeys Team at the Delhi office,a real confidence booster at the start of our tour. Everything from start to finish was perfectly organised. My friends and I have nothing but praise for this excellent company!!

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