Fly to Bhuj via Mumbai. On arrival, Alkof Holidays representative will welcome you at the Bhuj Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the walled city of Bhuj where highlights include a visit to the Aina Mahal Palace (the Palace of Mirrors). The tower, which featured in the Bollywood film 'Lagaan' can be seen from the outside but cannot be climbed as the building was damaged in a 2001 earthquake. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Includes: Breakfast, Accommodation, Transfers, Sightseeing
Take a full day excursion of the Banni villages and the salt flats to gain an insight into the daily life of the artisans whose work is integral to the culture of the region. Traditions such as needlework and textile arts are preserved by almost every community in the region. Overnight stay at the hotel at Bhuj.
Drive to the small royal town of Gondal, located on the banks of the River Gondali in Gujarat. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Take a full-day excursion trip of the magnificent Junagadh fort which lies at the foot of the Girnar Hill. The main feature is the Uparkot fort (upper fort), a sombre fortress that rises from a hill with old palaces, Buddhist caves, stepwells, moats and huge battlemented walls. Overnight stay at the hotel in Junagadh.
Drive to Sasan Gir National Park, upon arrival at Gir National Park, check-in at the Lion Safari Camp. The Park is made up of mostly forest area with rocky hills and deep valleys with numerous rivers and streams. It is also Asia's last natural home of the Asiatic lion (Panthera Leo Lersica). Overnight stay at the resort.
Today enjoy a jeep safari inside the National Park, one early in the morning, and second safari in the afternoon. The wildlife safaris are organized in the sanctuary thrice in a day, two scheduled rides in the morning season while the last one will be organized late in the afternoon. Overnight stay at the resort.
Gir National Park: One of the highly popular protected areas and the only home to regal Asiatic Lions, Gir National Park is known for boasting an impressive range of exotic flora and fauna. The flora of Gir national park majorly encompasses dry and deciduous forests. Apart from the mammals, the park has a large population of marsh crocodile or mugger that is among the 40 species of reptiles and amphibians recorded in the sanctuary. Gir National Park is also a paradise for bird watchers with a check-list of more than 250 birds. For this reason, the park remains filled with wildlife lovers all the year round.
Drive to Bhavnagar which is still an important trading post for cotton goods manufactured in Gujarat. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the Jain temple complex of Palitana, set among the Shatrunjaya hills, which consists of 863 intricately carved marble shrines. Palitana is widely considered to be one of the most sacred sights for Jains and was once the capital of the princely state of the Gohil Rajput clan. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive to Ahmedabad, upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel, later in the evening walk around the historic city founded by the then King of Gujarat. It is still possible to see the gates and walls of the original fortifications, and some striking examples of Indian Islamic architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the sun temple at Modhera where the exterior is intricately carved and the building designed so that the sun's rays illuminate the sanctum at dawn during the time of the equinoxes. In front of the temple is a colossal tank, which was once known as Surya Kund or Rama Kund. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, Alkof Holidays representative will transfer you to the Ahmedabad Airport to board the flight to your home or onward destination.
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