Gujarat Heritage Tour

Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days

Destination Covered: Delhi – Ahmedabad – Jambughoda – Uthelia – Bhavnagar – Gondal – Wankaner – Ahmedabad – Delhi

Day To day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Traditional welcome by our executive on your arrival at Delhi’s airport followed by transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today morning explore and experience the capital of Muslim India between the 12th and 20th centuries, the Old Delhi. We shall stop at the Red Fort for a photo shoot and then take a Rickshaw ride through the narrow streets of the Old Delhi up to the nearby Jama Masjid Mosque, the largest in India, has a courtyard that can hold 25,000 worshippers. The pay a poignant visit to Rajghat, the site of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation and a memorial to this humble man who so changed the world.

In the afternoon we explore India’s bustling capital city the New Delhi visiting the Vijay Chowk, “Victory Square”, stopover at the Presidential Palace with its intriguing combination of classical and Indian design elements and the India Gate memorializing Indian soldiers who died in World War I. Then travel far back in time at Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating from 1570 AD and the first garden-tomb on the Indian sub-continent and lastly visit the Qutab Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world.

Overnight at hotel in Delhi.

Day 03: Delhi – Ahmedabad – Jambughoda
After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight to Ahmedabad.
On reaching Ahmedabad you will board the vehicle to start your drive to Jambughoda and on reaching check in to the Jambughoda Palace, a simple royal mansion in the midst of mature gardens – a beautiful retreat for nature lovers.

Overnight at Jambughoda Palace.

Day 04: Jambughoda
After breakfast proceed for a full day excursion to the tribal villages of Jambughoda. Most of the tribal’s living in and around Jambughoda are ‘Rathwas’ & ‘Nayaks’. They are superstitious and God-fearing people. The entrance to their home is through a richly carved wooden door with figurines and tribal icons. The front is usually decorated with Pithora paintings for which the ‘Rathwas are known for.

Also visit the tribal museum of Chhota Udaipur which has a large collection of tribal artifacts.
Overnight at hotel in Jambughoda.

Day 05: Jambughoda – Uthelia
Today morning start your drive to Uthelia en-route visiting the World Heritage Site of Champaner (the site of Pavagarh archeological Park) to see the vast complex of mosques built by Mahmud Begada.

Continue with your drive to Uthelia and on arrival check in to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Uthelia.

Day 06: Uthelia – Bhavnagar
Morning visit the Harrappen Era located at Lothal just 10 Kms from the palace.
After the visit start your drive to Bhavnagar a Historical city. On reaching Bhavnagar check in to your hotel. Evening visit the Barton Museum and the local Bazaar.

Overnight at hotel in Bhavnagar.

Day 07: Bhavnagar – Palitana – Bhavnagar
Today after an early breakfast proceed for the full day excursion to Palitana located 57 kms which around one and half hour drive.
Palitana is an important religious site for the followers of Jain religion. These Jain temples located on Shatrunjaya hill are around 863 marble-cut temples which were carved during the 11th to 20th century.

By late afternoon return back to Bhavnagar.
Overnight at hotel in Bhavnagar.

Day 08: Bhavnagar – Gondal
After breakfast drive to Gondal – a Historical City of Gujarat.
Evening visit the Naulakha Palace – the oldest palace in Gondal. This 17th century Naulakha palace is a festival of stone carvings with exquisite Jarokha Balconies. Also visit the Royal Family Vintage car collection, where there is an extensive collection of Vintage and Classic cars. Most of these cars are restored and some bear the original Gondal State number plates.

Overnight at hotel in Gondal.

Day 09: Gondal – Wankaner
Today after breakfast check out and drive to Wankaner en-route visiting Rajkot.
In Rajkot visit the Watson Museum, Rashtriya Shala to see the weaving of cloths and the Rajkot City.
By afternoon arrival at Wanakner and check in to your hotel. Later visit the Palace Museum and local Village.

Overnight at hotel in Wankaner.

Day 10: Wankaner – Ahmedabad
Morning check out and drive to Ahmedabad. On reaching Ahmedabad check in to your hotel.
Afternoon enjoy a half day guided city tour.

Overnight at hotel in Ahmedabed.

Day 11: Ahmedabad – Delhi depart
Today morning do the Heritage Walk Visit and few more touristic sites.
Evening in time transfer to the airport to connect flight back to Delhi.

On reaching Delhi you will change the terminal at the airport to connect for your late night flight back home.

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