Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Destinations Covered: Ahmedabad – Wankaner – Mandvi – Bhuj – Rann of Kutch – Bhuj – Ahmedabad
On your arrival in Ahmedabad Airport/ Railway Station, meet our tour executive and drive to Wankaner. Upon arrival, check in the hotel and relax. Wankaner was an 11-Gun Salute State during the British era, and today it’s renowned for its royal palaces. In the evening, visit some of this city’s attractions like Ranjit Vilas Palace (official residence of maharaja of Wankaner), Ceramic Zone (an industrial zone that worked as a boon for the economy and employment of the state), Hazrat Shah Baba Dargah Sharif ( a sacred shrine of high significance for Muslims as well as Hindus) etc. Stay overnight in the hotel.
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Mandvi and check in to a hotel in Mandvi and relax. Later, in the evening, experience the view of sunset in its magnificent beaches. Some of the other attractions worth visiting here are: Vijay Vilas Palace (a heritage site that reflects grandiose and brilliance of Rajput architecture), Navjivan Nature Cure Centre (a heaven meant for rejuvenation, relaxation and medical treatment) and Mazar-e-Noorani (a beautiful white mazar having a tranquil ambience). Come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Upon arrival, check into hotel and relax. The city is famous for its culture, wildlife and architectural marvels. Swaminarayan Temple is one of its prime attractions; the temple complex is dedicated to Narnarayan Deva and Harikrishna Maharaj. Other attractions of sightseeing are Kutch Museum, Prag Mahal, Aina Mahal, and Cenotaphs Complex. In the evening, return to the hotel and stay overnight.
In the morning, get ready to explore The White Desert. Rann of Kutch is a salt marshland located in the Thar Desert. Relax in your tent and enjoy the view of the surroundings. In the evening, you get ready for an enthralling desert safari and folkdance in the white desert du Rann Utsav. Stay overnight in the tent.
In the morning, after breakfast drive to Bhuj, Upon arrival proceed to DSP/Collector office to obtain the permit to visit Banny villages to see various typical villages to see the traditional art and culture of Gujarat. Please note that all foreign nationals need to obtain the permit for Banny village visit) ** Note: 2nd & 4th Saturday & Public holidays are closed at DSP/COLLECTOR office hence set the dates accordingly. Overnight at Hotel.
In the morning drive to Lothal, an important archaeological site excavated in 1954, situated about 85 km southwest of Ahmedabad. The city that existed here about 5000 years ago is the remnants of the Indus Valley Civilizations of Mohenjodaro and Harrapa. After visiting this place your tour ends on this day. Get timely transfer to Ahmedabad Airport/ Railway Station to continue your onward journey.
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