Offbeat Tour in India, explore Gujarat in all its splendor

12 Days/11 Nights
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A  country of South Asia, India deserves a visit at least once in his life. The country offers a varied landscape, an incredible cultural wealth, a rich and colorful cuisine ... A trip to India promises a total change of scenery for foreign visitors. Through this budget tour in India off the beaten path, we invite you to discover one of the most beautiful Indian states. Discover the treasures of Gujarat out of the classical circuits.

Our personalized travel specialists concoct for you the best activities and visits in Gujarat.

Day 01: Arrival in Mumbai

Mumbai (formerly Bombay) is a densely populated city on the west coast of the country. It is a tourist city that fascinates travelers from all over the world. It is in the heart of this city that you will land during your trip to India to measure. Your adventure begins in Mumbai. It is the most important city of the subcontinent. Note that the ancient Bombay represents the heart of Indian "Bollywood" cinema (the Indian music cinema industry). Upon arrival at the International Airport, you will be well-received and escorted back to the hotel by one of the members of our on-site Indian travel agency. If you have the time, discover the essentials to see in Mumbai. Overnight at the hotel in Mumbai.

Day 02: Discover Mumbai and its old town « Colaba »

Day 2, for this day, discover the city's must-sees. There is so much to discover in the heart of Mumbai. Note that this is the commercial capital of the country. Among the must-see attractions of the city, do not miss the discovery of the old city "Colaba". Know that this is the oldest district of Mumbai. It lies on the peninsula at the southernmost tip of the city. Once there, you will discover beautiful Victorian colonial architecture buildings. This is the neighborhood where the British settled during the 17th century. Night at the hotel.

Day 03: Mumbai - Ahmedabad

Day 3, go to the airport to go to Ahmedabad.  It is the 7th largest city in India by its population. It is built in the 15th century by Ahled Shah. It later became the capital of one of the most powerful sultans in the country. The city of Ahmedabad perfectly mixes ancestral culture and modernity. Upon your arrival, you will discover the city. Discover the Indo-Muslim architectural style illustrated by the delicate marble arabesques of the Sidi Saiyad Mosque and the domes of the Jama Masjid. Also make a detour to Sabarmati Ashram where Ghandi lived. Overnight at the hotel in Ahmedabad.

Day 04: Ahmedabad - Modhera - Patan - Dasada

Day 4, you will discover Dasada. You will stop first at Modhera. You will discover its magnificent temple of the sun. Built in the 11th century in the chalukya style, this temple was consecrated in 1026 during the reign of Bhima Deva I (Solanki dynasty). Then you will take the road to a stop in Patan. It is an old town that is worth seeing. Many sites are to discover: medieval fortifications, wells to degrees (drafts), dedicated sources (talavs), many Hindu and Jain temples, as well as some Sufi mosques and dargahs. You will arrive in Dasada at the end of the day. You will spend the night at the hotel in Dasada during your trip to Central India.

Day 05: Dasada - Bhuj

During your tour in Gujarat, there are many destinations not to be missed such as Dasada, Bhuj. These are two unmissable destinations of any stay to discover India. The Dasada road in Bhuj is one of the most unmissable places in Gujarat. 280 km of road are waiting for travelers to reach Bhuj. The trip is worth it because Bhuj has a lot to offer to its visitors. It is the capital of Kutch District. Many sights are to be seen on site. Overnight at the hotel in Bhuj.

Day 06: Bhuj

Day 6, you will visit the city of Bhuj. Start with the discovery of the Aina Mahal Palace, and its impressive mirror room. Then you will visit the cenotaphs (or Chattardi). These tombs have been destroyed by successive earthquakes since 1819. Finally, end this day in beauty with the visit of the Kutch Museum. Founded in 1877, it is one of the oldest museums in Gujarat. Overnight at the hotel in Bhuj.

Day 07: Bhuj - Banni Villages - Bhuj

You will discover Banni villages (Lodlya, Khavda, Bhirandiyara, Hodka and Dhorado) which are located around the city of Bhuj. It is an opportunity to meet ancestral tribes and learn more about their habits and customs. Also enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the villages. Overnight at the hotel in Bhuj.

Day 08: Bhuj - Wankaner - Gondal

On the way to Gondal, on the way, you will stop to visit Wanakaner which is on the bend of the Machchhu River. Many historical remains are to be discovered in Wankaner. Then go to the discovery of Gondal. It is a beautiful city renowned especially for its magnificent monuments like the Naulakha Palace, the Riverside colonial villa or the Huzoor Palace. Night in Gondal

Day 09: Gondal - Junagadh - Sasan Gir

After your breakfast, you go to Junagadh during your budget tour in India. It is an ancient capital at the foot of Mount Girnar. Despite a majority Hindu population, the Muslim influence has been very strong as evidenced by many mosques and magnificent mausoleums. So go explore his beautiful Fort. After this small detour, you will take the road back to Sasan Gir National Park. It is one of the last natural habitats of the Asian lion. This is a species that almost disappeared. Overnight at the hotel in Sasangir.

Day 10: Sasangir

Enjoy this 10th day during this trip to India off the beaten track for two safaris in Sasan Gir Park. It is the only region in India still home to lions. Note that the reserve was built in 1980. During this visit, you will have the chance to discover other wild animals such as cervids, antelopes, fallow deer or even monkeys. Overnight at the hotel in Sasangir.

Day 11: Sasangir - Somnath - Diu

During this adventure in the heart of India proposed by our travel agency in India, the day 11 will leave towards the island of Diu. On the way, you will stop at Somnath. It is one of the twelve most sacred jyotirlingas of the god Shiva. It is also one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Then, you will go towards Diu. Overnight at the hotel in Diu.

Day 12: Make a stop in Diu (Deperture)

Diu is an important step. It is an Indian city located at the end of the state of Gujarat. Many are the curiosities to discover on site like Fort Diu. It is a Portuguese sandstone fort from the 16th century.

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