West India Wildlife Tour
11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 01 : Mumbai
Mumbai - Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar - Palitana - Diu - Sasan Gir - Gondal -
Bhavnagar - Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Onward Destination
Mumbai. On arrival transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Mumbai
After breakfast full day city tour of Mumbai visiting Elephanta caves.
Afternoon visit Gateway of India, Princes of Wales Museum, Hanging Garden,
Tower of Silence, Dhobi Garh and Mani Bhawan. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Mumbai - Ahmedabad
Morning is at leisure. Later transfer to Airport to connect flight for
Ahmedabad. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the noted Calico
Museum (closed on Wednesdays & holidays). Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Ahmedabad
After breakfast visit Modhera and Patan. The Surya Temple at Modhera was
built in 1026 AD and is dedicated to the Sun God. Patan is the old capital
of Gujarat and home of the famous Patola silk weavers and is also noted for
the Rani Vav step well. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Ahmedabad - Bhavnagar
After breakfast drive to Bhavnagar (approx 207 Kms. 4 ½ hrs. drive).
On arrival transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing tour of Bhavnagar visiting
the Gandhi Smriti, Gauri Shankar Lake - a picnic spot and Takhteshwar Temple
with fine views from the hilltop. Rest of the time is at leisure or you may
explore the city on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 : Bhavnagar - Palitana (50 Kms 1 hr. drive )
After breakfast drive to Palitana. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later
visit the Palitana temple, covered Shatrunjaya Hill; 2,000 ft. near Palitana
town has 863 shrines and exquisite marble temples with arches, carved
pillars and bejewelled idols. The temples range from the 11th to 20th
century. Rest of the evening free for your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 : Palitana - Diu
After breakfast drive to Diu (approx 200 Kms. 4 hrs. drive). Diu is an
island located five minutes offshore from the mainland of Gujarat. It is a
treasure cove of the Mediterranean. Nagoa is the best and beautiful, white
sanded, crescent shaped beach. The blue waters are perfect for swimming,
wading and water sports. The Goghla beach is the Diu part of the Ahmedpur
Mandvi beach. The Gahirmata and the Simmer beaches of Diu are unexplored and
virgin beaches. On arrival transfer to hotel. Rest of the time is at
leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Diu
Full day free for leisure at beaches. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 : Diu - Sasan Gir
breakfast drive to Sasan Gir (approx 128 Kms. 3 hrs. drive). On arrival
transfer to hotel. Evening jungle safari into the sanctuary. Overnight at
Day 10 : Sasan Gir - Gondal
After breakfast drive to Gondal (approx 115 Kms. 3 hrs. drive). A beautiful
and fortified town and capital of the princely State of Gondal. On arrival
transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 : Gondal - Bhavnagar
After breakfast visit Dhoraji and Jetpur. At Dhoraji view the Dabarghadh
(old palace) an architectural masterpiece with fine sandstone carvings.
Jetpur is a textile town known for its woodblock and screen printing.
Afternoon Drive to Bhavangar (230 kms / 4 hrs), a flourishing port on the
Gulf of Khambhat . Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 : Bhavnagar - Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Onward Destination.
After breakfast drive to Ahmedabad (approx 207 Kms. 4 ½ hrs. drive) to
connect flight for Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai transfer to International
Airport to connect flight for onward Destination.