ELEGANT GUJARAT

5 days / 4 nights

Porabandar - Dwaraka - Bet Dwaraka - Somnath - GIR 

 

Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVE IN PORABANDAR

Upon arrival at Porbandar airport meet with our representative and leave for Dwarka. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Dwarka is located on the western extremity of the peninsula of Kathiawar and is one of the four main Hindu pilgrim centers in India. His name is closely connected to the legend of Krishna, that allegedly established his capital after fleeing from Mathura.Almost never included in travel plans in Gujarat, Dwarka, however, for the Hindu religion plays a very great importance, being one of the four holiest places of India, "Char Dhams" (East Puri, Badrinath in the north, Rameshwaram in the extreme Dwarka south and west).

 

Regardless of the beauty of the sites, the place expresses a great suggestion. Those who have visited Varanasi where the pilgrims bathe in the river, also in Dwarka these ablutions take place on the seashore. Particularly interesting is the stretch of sea facing the temple where the only place in India, ablutions are performed on the shore (.. the writer here has received its baptism Hindu) NB Beware of the tide ...
The Temple of Dwarkanath is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is characterized by an imposing five-storey spire supported by 60 columns. Archaeological excavations on the site have unearthed the remains of five ancient city, now all submerged. Every year Dwarka hosts the most important celebrations of Janmashtami Festival, festival between August and September, commemorates the anniversary of the birth of Krishna.

 

Overnight at Dwarka.



DAY 02: DWARAKA - BET DWARAKA - PORABANDAR (B,D)

After breakfast visit to Bet Dwarka. A few kilometers from Dwarka, you can take a ferry to the island of Bet, where legend has it that Vishnu is said to have killed a demon. Arise on the island several temples dedicated to Krishna. Upon arrival check into the hotel.

In the afternoon visit the Kirti Mandir. Overnight stay at hotel



DAY 03: PORABANDAR - SOMNATH (B,D)

After breakfast drive to Somnath. One of the most revered & an important center of culture & nationalism. The legendary temple contains a ‘jyotirlinga’. Looted & destroyed, built & rebuilt several times, it represents the eternal beauty & strength of the Indian society. The present splendid structure was rebuilt about five decades ago, at the exact spot where the original shrine was located. The iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was instrumental in the construction of the present temple.

 Upon arrival check into the hotel. Evening visit the Somnath temple. Overnight at Somnath.



DAY 04: SOMNATH - GIR (B,L,D)

Morning after pooja darhsan drive to Gir National Park. Upon arrival check into the wildlife resort. After lunch Jungle safari to the national park for wildlife viewing. Overnight stay at resort..



DAY 05: PORABANDAR DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast leave for Porbandar. Upon arrival transfer to the airport to board the flight for onward destination. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUR ENQUIRY

Tour Dates

Available throughout the year

What's Included

  •     Accommodation 

  •     Daily breakfast and dinner

  •     All Meals in Gir

  •     01 Jeep safari in Gir

  •     Naturalist fee

  •     All ground transport by exclusive a/c Indigo

  •     Driver allowance

  •     Toll tax

  •     Parking

 

What's Not Included

  • Return Airfare/ Train with taxes.

  • Medical Insurance.

  • Peak season surcharges if applicable.

  • Any compulsory Room Supplements on tour.

  • Meals other than specified.

  • Items of personal nature.

  • Tipping 

  • Entrance fees if applicable.

  • G.S.T 

  • Anything not specified in the Inclusions List

CANCELLATION

 

- Cancellation charges per person for package would be applicable as follows: Any cancellation or amendment done with 20 days of Check in Date will attract penalty of 100% booking Value

- Any cancellation or amendment done between 20 days - 45 Days of Check in Date will attract penalty of Rs 15000 per person

- Any change or cancellation done before 45 Days will be free of any charges

 
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