Recommended Itinerary (This is an
indicative itinerary, Sequence of the activities may vary and depend on
prevailing weather condition and guest preferences)
from Ahmedabad to Jamnagar. See the Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, Lakhota Palace museum,
Hindu and Jain temples, and the bandhani workshops. You can shop for bandhani
from Vanza and Mahavir.
Drive to Narara Bet to see the coral reefs and marine life (depending upon
the tide). Continue to Dwarka.
Darshan of the Dwarkadish temple. Also see the exquisite carvings of the 13th
century Rukmini temple, the Gopi Talav Tirth and the Nageshwar linga.
Drive to Gir. Evening Lion safari at Devaliya.
Morning and evening safaris in the Gir Sanctuary.
Drive to Somnath for darshan of the Shiv temple (Jyotirlinga), Bakhla Tirth where
Krishna disappeared, Triveni Tirth, Sun Temple, Ahilya Holkar's temple, Prabhas
Patan Museum and Somnath Museum. Continue to Diu.
See the majestic Portuguese fort, St Paul's Church, Diu museum (in a converted
church) and Havelis of Diu. You can enjoy the seafront cafes and restaurants.
Return to Nagoa beach via Chakratirth to see the sunset.
Drive to Gopnath beach and visit the temple. Visit Palitana and overnight stay at
Return to Ahmedabad via Velavadar National Park.
Extensions / Off
the beaten Track
- Oct-March is the best season to do the above. Gir Park is open Oct-June.