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Tribes and Textiles of Gujarat

Tribes and Textiles of Gujarat

Gujarat, with its diverse landscape, interesting traditions and rich heritage, is an amazing holiday destination. Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat, has excellent museums and the famous Gandhi Ashram, while Champaner is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Park. In Jambughoda, you’ll enjoy a visit to the tribal villages of Rathwas, while the Gir National Park introduces you to the majestic Asiatic lion.

 

Tour Nights

  • Ahmedabad: 3 nights
  • Jambughoda: 2 nights
  • Bhavnagar: 2 nights
  • Sasan Gir: 1 night
  • Gondal: 2 nights
  • Bhuj: 2 nights
  • Mandvi: 1 night
  • Dasada: 1 night
  • Poshina: 2 nights

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore the many attractions of Ahmedabad city
  • Behold the grand forts at the Champaner Archaeological Park
  • Enjoy a tour to the tribal villages of Rathwas and Nayaks
  • Visit the 4000 years old Harappan ruins at Lothal
  • Watch the Black Bucks at play at Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary
  • Take a look at animals at the wildlife sanctuary of Gir
  • Visit the 250 BC Ashokan Edicts in Junagarh
  • Explore the tribal Kutch villages of the Bhuj area
  • See the beautiful Sun Temple in Modhera
  • Take a tour of the Garasia Tribal settlements in the Aravallis
  • Tour code: STI44
  • Accommodation Grade
  • Private Tour

18 Days / 16 Nights from Price on request

Tribes and Textiles of Gujarat Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 UK - Ahmedabad
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    UK - Ahmedabad

    Depart from UK an overnight flight to Ahmedabad via Mumbai.

  • Day 2 Arrival Ahmedabad
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    Arrival Ahmedabad

    On arrival in Mumbai, proceed to Ahmedabad through a connecting flight. Our company representative will escort you from Ahmedabad airport to your hotel. You may relax during your overnight stay or may opt to take a brief stroll through the city.

  • Day 3 Ahmedabad
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    Ahmedabad

    This morning, you will start off on a tour of Ahmedabad located on the banks of the Sabarmati River. You will be visiting - the Calico Museum to see the evolution of textiles, the Gandhi Ashram where are kept various artifacts related to Gandhi , Jami Masjid built in 1424 , the arresting Sidi Sayid Mosque of 1573 and the spectacular Adalaj step-well. Overnight stay at Ahmedabad.

  • Day 4 Ahmedabad - Champaner , Jambughoda
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    Ahmedabad - Champaner , Jambughoda

    Post breakfast, You will be driving to the Champaner Archaeological Park located in the Panchmahal district. A most arresting site, studded with forts with bastions, it is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight stay at Jambughoda.

  • Day 5 Jambughoda
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    Jambughoda

    Enjoy a visit this morning, to the tribal villages of Rathwas and Nayaks and spend some time admiring their culture and handicrafts. Later go for a safari into the nearby wildlife sanctuary where some most amazing flora and fauna awaits you.

  • Day 6 Jambughoda - Bhavnagar
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    Jambughoda - Bhavnagar

    Devote the morning to a drive to Bhavnagar where you will be visiting the 4000 years old Harappan ruins at Lothal and the Velavadar Blackbuck Sanctuary. At the Black Buck sanctuary you can also enjoy a picnic and watch the Black Bucks at play. You will stay at a hotel in Bhavnagar for two nights.

  • Day 7 Bhavnagar
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    Bhavnagar

    This morning after breakfast, you will be going to visit the impressive and ancient temple complex at Palitana, located on top of a hill. It can be reached by a flight of stairs or you can hire palanquins if need be. The night shall be spent at the hotel in Bhavnagar.

  • Day 8 Bhavnagar - Gir
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    Bhavnagar - Gir

    You will be heading on to Sasangir, where is located the famous wildlife sanctuary of Gir. You will check-in at the camp upon arriving here and will go for a game drive in the afternoon. You can click pictures and shoot videos of your drive in the forest, thereby creating memories of your visit. Overnight stay shall be at the camp.

  • Day 9 Gir - Junagarh, Gondal
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    Gir - Junagarh, Gondal

    This morning you will leave the camp and drive to Junagarh. At Junagarh you will visit the 250 BC Ashokan Edicts and the Junagadh Fort that houses Buddhist Caves, rock-cut step wells and old mosques. Later you will be continuing with your drive to arrive in Gondal where you will stay for 2 nights.

  • Day 10 Gondal
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    Gondal

    This day at Gondal has been left at your leisure to be enjoyed the way you like.

  • Day 11 Gondal - Bhuj
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    Gondal - Bhuj

    Leave Gondal today and drive towards Bhuj. You will stay for 2 nights at the hotel in Bhuj.

  • Day 12 Bhuj
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    Bhuj

    Bhuj has a lot of Tribal settlements along with an exemplary beauty. You will devote the day to exploring the tribal Kutch villages of the area.

  • Day 13 Bhuj - Mandvi
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    Bhuj - Mandvi

    Mandvi is a river to which you will be going to today. You can enjoy a sail in its waters and spend time marvelling at the Palace located on its banks.

  • Day 14 Mandi - Dasada
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    Mandi - Dasada

    Leave Mandvi for Dasada today. You will spend a night here at the camp and the day shall be spent enjoying game drives.

  • Day 15 Dasada - Modhera, Patan, Poshina
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    Dasada - Modhera, Patan, Poshina

    Go to Modhera via roadways to see the beautiful Sun Temple with its intricate architecture. From there, go on to the city of Patan where you will admire the “double-ikkat” weaving and marvel at the famous step well, Rani-ki-wav. Later head on to the hotel, where you will spend the next 2 nights.

  • Day 16 Poshina
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    Poshina

    You will visit the charming village of Poshina today accompanied by a guide. Enjoy a day admiring the Garasia Tribal’s way of life whose settlements are located in the Aravallis.

  • Day 17 Poshina - Ahmedabad
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    Poshina - Ahmedabad

    You will be driving back to Ahmedabad and will be staying at a hotel today. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

  • Day 18 Ahmedabad - UK Departure
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    Ahmedabad - UK Departure

    Transfer to the International airport in Ahmedabad via Mumbai towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories.

Extension

  • Experience two most sought after Indian tourist destinations in this journey that brings to you the exotic urbane charms of the financial capital of India, Mumbai, blended with the enticing silver shimmer of beaches in Goa.

    Dates & Prices

    Mumbai-01
    Day 1

    To Mumbai

    Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Mumbai. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Mumbai. Read More

    Mumbai-02
    Day 2

    Mumbai

    Morning boat ride to visit Elephanta Island, a UNESCO world heritage site that is famous for its seventh-century rock-cut cave temples. In the afternoon visit to the Mani Bhavan, the memorial museum that once served as Gandhi’s residence, the Crawford market and the Dhobi Ghat. Read More

    Goa-01
    Day 3

    To Goa

    Post breakfast, transfer to the airport and proceed towards your onward journey to Goa. Upon arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights stay in Goa. Read More

    Goa-02
    Day 4

    Goa

    At leisure or take optional excursions. Read More

    Ahmedabad-01
    Day 5

    To Ahmedabad

    Post breakfast, transfer to airport towards your onward journey to Ahmadabad via Mumbai. Overnight stay at hotel in Ahmadabad for 1 night. Read More

    Ahmedabad-05
    Day 6

    To UK

    Transfer to the International airport in Ahmadabad towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More

       

Hotels

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Location

3,4,5, Ahmedabad,Jambughoda,Bhavnagar,Gondal,Bhuj,Mandvi,Sasan Gir,Dasada,Poshina,
Four Points by Sheraton Ahmedabad
Superior

Four Points by Sheraton Ahmedabad Ahmedabad

Hotel is located in the Ellis Bridge area opposite Gujarat College, the Indian

Jambughoda Palace
Superior

Jambughoda Palace Jambughoda

Vadodara (earlier called Baroda) is just a few hours or minutes away from some

Nilambag palace
Superior

Nilambag palace Bhavnagar

Nilambag Palace is a Heritage Hotel located at Bhavnagar (Gujarat, India).

Orchard Palace
Superior

Orchard Palace Gondal

Hotel Orchard Palace is located in Gondal, about 39 km. away from the

HOTEL PRINCE
Superior

HOTEL PRINCE Bhuj

The Prince hotel is a 40 room property situated at a very strategic location that

The Beach At Mandvi Palace
Superior

The Beach At Mandvi Palace Mandvi

The Beach at Mandavi Palace is located 60 kilometer from airport and railway

The Lion Safari Camp
Superior

The Lion Safari Camp Sasan Gir

The Lion Safari Camp at Gir National Park A Luxury Wildlife Camp is owned and managed by Camps of India. It is located in a private mango orchard overlooking the Hiran River.The location presently has around 900 Mango Trees with only 2% of the entire

Royal Safari camp
Superior

Royal Safari camp Dasada

Royal Safari Camp is situated at Bajana village, in the district of Surendranagar.

Darbargarh Poshina
Superior

Darbargarh Poshina Poshina

The hotel is situated 29 kilometer from Ambaji, 65 kilometer from Abu and 145

What's Included?

  • International Flights:Return economy class International flights from UK. Supplement may apply from regional airports.
  • Assisted Transfers: All Airport and train transfers as specified by a chauffeur driven car inclusive of representative assistance. Where courtesy transfers are provided by the hotel representative assistance may not be available in some places.
  • Accommodation: Room with attached private facilities.
  • Meal Plan:Sasangir with Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) and rest of places with Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • Services of Local Agent & Tour Guide: Services of a local agent in all major cities and an English speaking guide during sightseeing as specified inclusive of entry fee to the monuments.
  • Taxes:All applicable taxes and service charges.

What's not Included?

  • Travel insurance: We recommend you take a comprehensive travel insurance to cover your holiday at the time of booking the tour.
  • Visa: citizens require entry visas for India.
  • Personal Expenses: Such as laundry, telephones calls, hard & soft drinks, meals other then specified, beverages and mineral water etc
  • Camera fee: Still and video camera fee at monuments and game parks.
  • Tips anywhere: To drivers, porters, bellboys, guides & waiters etc.
  • Free Days: Any car arrangements on free days / days at leisure.
  • Any items not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

  • Gir National Park, Sasangir remains closed from mid-June to mid-October due to monsoon rains
  • Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.

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