Temple & Heritage
India is the land of spiritual bliss, splashed by the waters of holy rivers. The rich cultural heritage of India owes to the glory of its historical past. It is the land inhabited by the Lords themselves, leaving behind their imprints and the sense of their divine presence, hanging in the environment for eternity. These places are marked by a number of holy temples, which were constructed by the great kings, who ruled India. Some of these Indian temples are known for their architectural magnificence and sculptural splendor, the world wide over.
People from all over the world visit these temples, in order to take a dip in the ocean of spirituality. Meenakshi Temple, Dilwara Temples, ISKCON Temple, Akshardham Temples, Lotus Temple, Tirupati Temple etc. are the names of some of the famous temples of India. Apart from this, there are a number of fairs and festivals organized in the vicinity of these temples which are attended by the devotees in huge numbers.
Arrival at AHMEDABAD / BHAVNAGAR by train / air, meets, great & transfers to hotel. Check In to the hotel. In the evening visit of Takhteshwar temple of lord shiva, temple was named of Maharaja Takht sinh Ji. Temple was located on hill & made of marbles. Gandhi smriti, an institute, library, museum & gallery of photographs represent the life of Gandhi. Barton library & museum is a collection of Colonel Barton, An important British representative in Saurashtra. Coin collection is the attraction of this museum. Overnight stay Nilambag Palace at Bhavnagar.
Early Morning after breakfast drive to PALITANA (56 Kms), check in to hotel. Visit of PALITANA Jain temple. PALITANA is one of the India’s most pilgrim centers. The 600-metre climb to Shatrunjaya is usually on foot. Lift chairs (Dolly’s) are also available. Mount Shatrunjaya hardly a kilometer away from the town, which on both sides by minor temples, include museums. The mountain is associated with Rishabhdev, the first Tirthankar, also known as Adinath. Overnight stay Bhavnagar.
Morning breakfast & proceed to GONDAL (160 Kms), check in to the Orchard Palace, Evening visit of Naulakha palace is a festival of stone carvings with balconies. It gift for Maharaja Bhagwat Sinh Ji on his silver jubilee as ruler of GONDAL. Visit of vintage car collection, have a collection of several vintage and classical cars including a 1910 new engine with so many imposing American cars of the 1940s. Overnight stay Orchard Palace at GONDAL.Day 4: Morning visit of SwamiNarayan Temple, Bhuvneshvary Ayurvedic Library, which makes the herbal medicines according to ancient principals. In the noon drive to SOMNATH (140 Kms) via Junagadh, In Somnath visit of Somnath Temple – A lord shiva temple known as Jyotirling built by Moon God. Overnight stay hotel Kaveri / Park / Keshodwala / Safari Resort at VERAVAL.
Note: No such good accommodation is available at VERAVAL. All are of similar categories.
Morning proceed to PORBANDAR, (110 KMS) 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 proceed to DWARKA (100 KMS from Porbandar). Overnight stay hotel Dwarka Residency.
Morning visit of Dwarka City Tour includes visit of Gomti River, Dwarkadish temple – temple of Lord Krishna & in the noon driver to Okha port in between visit of Lord Shiva Jyotirling known as Nageshwar, Gopi pond, Rukhmani Temple, & proceed for Bet Dwarka temple by Boat. Overnight stay Dwarka residency.
Morning departure transfer to Jamnagar (175 KMS), Drop at Jamnagar Airport / Rajkot Airport.