ujarat offers everything that will capture the canvas of your imagination. This most colourful state has fascinating variety of landscapes, superb beaches, plethora of monuments of age-old civilization, and white marble temples & royal palaces that mirror the glory of the golden past. Its arid forests & deserts harbour unique wildlife- The Asiatic lions of Gir & the Wild Ass of Rann of Kutchh. Adding one more dimension to this tour is tribal life of Gujarat that presents a spectacle of music, dance and multicoloured traditions. Most beautiful city of lakes- Udaipur & magical Dilwara temples have also been added for a complete enchantment.
 
Day 01: NEW DELHI: Welcome in India. Transferred to your hotel. Day at leisure.

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara (Sikh Temple), Delhi

 
Day 02: DELHI: Daylong tour of Old Delhi (Shahajahanabad) and Lutyn's Delhi (New Delhi). Also visit Sikh Temple. Evening enjoy Dances of India show followed by dinner at Chor Bizarre.
   
Day 03: UDAIPUR: Morning flight to Udaipur. Arrive & check in your hotel. Evening visit Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal to enjoy rajasthani dance performances.
   
Day 04: UDAIPUR: Morning sightseeing trip includes City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Sahelion ki Bari, and colourful bazaars. At sunset, enjoy a romantic boat ride over the picturesque Lake Pichhola. The wonderful day ends with a special dinner at beautiful Lake Palace.
   
Day 05: MOUNT ABU: Drive to the only hill station of Rajasthan- Mount Abu, visiting 500 years old Ranakpur Jain temples enroute.
   
Day 06: MOUNT ABU: Visit Dilwara temples with their unbelievable filigree on marble. Rest of the day is free to visit Nakki Lake, spiritual learning centres and the sunset point.
   
 
Day 07: AHMEDABAD: Proceed to Ahmedabad, visiting ancient Hindu capital- Patan and Sun temple of Modhera on the way. Evening free to enjoy a walk through the serpentine lanes of the old city to see exquisitely carved charming old buildings, colourful bazaars.

Wonderful display of Brassware in the colourful bazaar of Ahmedabad- Mandvi- ni- Pol

 
Day 08: AHMEDABAD: Morning enjoy city sightseeing. Evening is reserved to enjoy Indian delicacies in an interesting rural complex- Vishala Restaurant. Here you will dine in an Indian fashion, seated on the floor, while watching the puppet show.
 
Day 09: UTELIA: Visit Calico Museum in the morning. Later drive
  to Utelia visiting Mausoleum of Azam & Mu'assam at Sarkhej en route. Stay overnight in Utelia Palace, situated in the heart of a colourful village. Enjoy the glimpse of rural life in the evening.
   
Day 10: BHAVNAGAR: Continue to Bhavnagar, visiting Indus Valley city of Lothal en route. Afternoon enjoy city sightseeing tour. Evening free to explore the interesting old bazaar area.
   
Day 11: DIU: Drive to Diu, visiting the city of temples- Palitana on the way. Shetrunjaya hill (2000 ft), near Palitana has the most revered of Jain temple complexes, surpassing those of Abu, Gwalior, Girnar & Bihar.
   
Day 12: DIU: Day free to explore the beautiful island of Diu, which offers lovely palm fringed beaches, fishing villages, and a huge 16th century Portuguese fortress with cannons.
   
Day 13: SASAN GIR: Visit famous Somnath temple & the fishing ports of Veraval on the way to Sasan Gir- last home of Asiatic Lion. Afternoon is reserved for the meeting with Asiatic Lion and other wild members of the Jungle, of course in the Sanctuary.

Asiatic loin with its prey  (a Spotted Deer), Gir National Park

 
Day 14: GONDAL: Meet the wild once again in the morning.
  Later drive to Junagarh, well known for its historic fortress and Nawabi Palaces. Followed by straight drive to Gondal to stay in the royal Riverside Palace.
   
Day 15: WANKANER: Morning sightseeing tour of Gondal. Afternoon proceed to Wankaner to see the stupendous 1907 AD Ranjit Vilas Palace, which look like something straight out of fairy tale. Transfer to royal Oasis House for overnight stay.
   
Day 16: BHUJ: Drive to Bhuj visiting on the way a little town of Morvi to see 19th century amazing swinging wooden bridge. Also visit villages of Bhujjodi (to view shawl weaving) and 
 
Dhamadka (for the block printing) en route.
 

Fascinating Prag Mahal, Bhuj

Day 17: BHUJ: Morning sightseeing of the fascinating town of Bhuj. Evening free to explore the town with old beautiful buildings, brightly painted Hindu temples and colourful bazaars.
 
Day 18: BHUJ: After breakfast, leave for the pristine beaches of Mandavi. Enroute visit the Rabari Tribe at "Tunda Vandh" and some other villages to see local crafts being made. At Mandavi, visit the royal Vijay Vilas Palace and the Wind Mills at the beach.
 
Day 19: ZAINABAD: Drive through several interesting villages, famous for their excellent variety of handicrafts, to Zainabad. Arrive and check in Desert Courser's Camp to stay in traditional thatched roofed huts.
   
Day 20: ZAINABAD: Visit Wildlife Sanctuary- home of the last remaining population of Khur (Asiatic wild ass). Also visit nearby local villages, populated by Rabari cattle grazers, Muslim cameleers, and other colourful communities. Later, drive to Ahmedabad airport to board your flight to Mumbai. Arrive & directly transferred to International airport.
   
Day 21: MUMBAI: Fly to onward destination.

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