1st DAY: AHMEDABAD – JAMNAGAR
( Distance from Ahmedabad – Jamnagar 310 Km / Approx 5 Hours )
Arrival at ahmedabad. Meet to greet and drive to jamnagar, visit of bala hanuman temple - bala hanuman temple is a pilgrim place venerated by the devotees of lord ram. It is a world famous temple, known for the continuous chanting of jai ram, shri ram. The chanting is going on since 1964 and has found a place for it in the guinness book of world records. People chant the name of the lord in shifts, 24 hours a day.
O/n stay at jamnagar.
2ND DAY: JAMNAGAR – DWARKA
(Distance from Jamnagar – Dwarka 136 Km/ Approx 3 Hrs.)
Morning proceed for dwarka. Visit bet dwarka & nageshwar jyotirling.
Bet dwarka also known as bet shankhoddar, bet dwarka is only 5 kms from okha junction in sea and okha is 30 kms from dwarka. It is said to be the place where lord krishna lived with his family when the ruled at dwarka. It is also the place where vishnu slew the demon shankhasura. Visitors make it a point to visit the krishna temple at this site which holds much of interest to be seen and experienced. Nageswar mahadev the puranas mention 12 jyotirlingas or columns of light representing lord shiva, who manifested himself in that form in different parts of india. This shiva shrine near dwarka is one of these and is there- fore accorded great respect. Rukmani temple – temple of lord krihsna's wife. Evening attend aarti at dwarkadhish temple. O/n stay at dwarka.
3RD DAY: DWARKA – PORBANDAR – SOMNATH
( Distance from Dwarka– Somnath 230 Km /Approx 4 Hours)
Morning procced to porabandar, visit of kirti temple known as house & born place of mahatma gandhi. In back side house of kasturba wife of gandhi. Also visit of gandhi museum, study room of mahatma gandhi in the kirti temple. Later visit of sudama temple & continue procced to somnath, evening aarti darshan at somnath temple - a lord shiva temple known as jyotirling built by moon god. Enjoy lighting and sounding show. O/n stay at somnath.
4TH DAY : SOMNATH – DIU
(Distance from Somnath- Diu 90 Km/ Approx 2 Hours )
Morning visit bhalka tirth, triveni tirth.
Later proceed for diu. Visit of diu fort & beach. The fort has canons, which reminds one of the struggles between bahadur shah, sultan of gujarat, mughal emperor & the portuguese. Later visit diu includes st.paul church which is founded by jesuits, diu museum which is collection of wooden carving, idols, shadow clocks & so many other items. O/n stay at diu.
5TH DAY : DIU – AHMEDABAD
(Distance from Diu- Ahmedabad 373 Km/ Approx 7 Hours )
After b/f proceed for ahmedabad. Rest at the hotel. O/n stay at ahmedabad.
6TH DAYS AUG : AHMEDABAD LOCAL & EVENING DROP
After breakfast visit Akshardham Temple - Akshardham temple is located in Gandhinagar, which is close to Ahmedabad and is the capital city of the state. This beautiful temple is fully dedicated to God Swaminarayan. Akshardham temple was built on the directions given by Pramukh swami Maharaj, spiritual Leader of the BAPS Sanstha. The temple complex is considered to be the largest in Gujarat. During the year 1992 this temple was inaugurated and later it became one of the major tourist attractions of the country. The Temple is spread over 23 acre area and it is magnificently chiseled out in fine-looking pink sandstone. In the year 1850 Swetambara temple and Hathseeing temple was created outside the Delhi gate by a wealthy jain merchant named Sheth Hathseeing. This one is the most popular Jain temples in Ahmedabad. Basically it is dedicated to Dharmnath, who was 15th Tirthankar and whose status also stands in the main sanctuary made up of pure marble generously decorated with great carvings. The Gandhi Ashram, stunning ashram complex of the place, have shady trees which gives tourists a picturesque for photo shoots and is a home for thousands of beaters, sunbirds, parakeets and squirrels, who travel from the loud streets to this place. Gandhi Ashram was the headquarters of Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi ji) at the time when India was struggling for Independence. This ashram was founded during the year 1915 and it still makes handmade paper, spinning wheels and handicrafts. The visiting hours starts from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Those who are planning for overnight stay can stay in a hotel.
Evening transfer to ahmedabad airport fly for delhi.