Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat. The administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. We then proceed towards Sasangir the only wildlife sanctuary that houses the Asiatic Lion, the Gir National Park and Lion Sanctuary, is collectively known as the Gir Protected Area. Later head towards Rajkot and visit places such as Rotary Doll Museum, Swaminarayan Temple, Rashtria Shala. From Rajkot proceed towards Bhuj which is a beautiful little town in the Kutch district. Visit places such as Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal, Swaminarayan Temple.
On arrival at Ahemdabad Airport / Railway Station, you will be greeted by our Local Representative who will transfer you to Dasada. On the way to Dasada enroute visit Modhera and Patan. The Sun temple of Modhera is one of the finest examples of Indian architecture of its period. Patan was an ancient Hindu Capital before it was sacked by Mahmud of Ghazni in 1024. Later arrival at Dasada, check into the hotel. Overnight stay at Dasada.
After morning breakfast, proceed for a Jeep safari at the Little Rann of Kutch. The highlight of this sanctuary is the Asiatic Wild Ass or 'Gudkhur' that is endemic to the region and is one of the most endangered species in the world. Other mammals that could be seen are nilgai, black buck antelope, chinkara gazelle, Indian wolf, Indian desert foxes, jackals and lesser cats. Also is a paradise for bird watchers. Five species of vulture have been recorded. Apart from all these you can hope to see greater and lesser flamingo, three speices of pelican, spoonbill, demossille and common cranes, and a number of ducks in flocks of several thousand during winters. Later in the afternoon visit nearby tribes of Dasada. Rabari - Myths and legends haunt the history and origins of the Rabari in Gujarat, as mysterious as any other tribe, whose lifestyle has intrigued many researchers. Characteristic of Rabari are colorful, embellished with embroidered waistcoats, men and women wearing jewels of gold and silver finely crafted, rings, bracelets and earrings of various forms. Often men who are less vain women, than women in the ornaments themselves. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Dasada.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to Bhuj. On Arrival, check into the hotel. Later in the evening visit the Bazar and AianaMahal Museum. AainaMahal is a unique example of an Indian palace built in the mid-eighteenth century with European influence. Overnight stay at Bhuj.
Post breakfast take a full day excursion to Banni Region. Also visit Karo Dungar (Black Hill) – drive to the "Datary Temple" at the top of the karo dungar, from where you will have the best top views of the Great Rann. Amidst the Desert land of infinite dimensions, are suspended, quaint little villages. These are the last villages on the India-Pakistan border. Here you will come across master craft people' exposing their traditional art, turning out master pieces every day. Later the visit a few villages nearby those are Khavda, Ludia Village, Hodka, Bhirandiyara. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Bhuj.
NOTE : This is to bring your kind notice that all the tourists visiting Bhuj / Kutch area are required to Obtain the permit from the Police Office for the interior Kutch visit the villages north of Kutch, including Khavda, Bhirandiara and Dumaro.
After breakfast proceed for a day excursion to Mandvi. Mandvi is located on the banks of the Rukmavati River, barely one km from the Arabian Sea at the Gulf of Kutch. The town has a very pleasant climate throughout the year and it was a summer retreat of the Kutch Maharaos. The centre of attraction at Mandvi is the Vijay Vilas Palace, a royal abode set in the middle of well-laid gardens with water channels and marble fountains. Visit the ship building yard. On the banks of the Rukmavati river, just south of the bridge, you can visit the still-active shipbuilding yard. . Also, because of the shipbuilding industry, there is a heavy timber trade in Mandvi. Overnight stay at Bhuj/Mandvi.
Today after breakfast our Local Representative will transfer you to Ahmedabad Airport / Railway Station for departure according to the flight / train timings after an ever memorable holiday in Gujarat.
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