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Dwarka and Somnath

Dwarka and Somnath

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  • Cities
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  • Days
    5
  • STARTS FROM Ex-Ahmedabad

    ₹17,000

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Gujarat is a melting pot of a variety of cultures, people, cuisines, fairs & festivals and historic places. Visit Dwarka, an ancient city, housing one of the principal pilgrimage sites of Hindus, ‘Dwarkadhish temple’ and Somnath city, home to the legendary & most revered 'Jyotirlinga' temple.

 Gujarat Customized Holidays Tour Highlights

Holiday Experiences

  • Visit Bet Dwarka and and Nageshwar temple
  • The sacred Dwarkadhish temple
  • The Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Ahmedabad - Dwarka (2 Nights) (Approximately 460 kms, 8-9 hours)

Arrive at Ahmedabad airport/railway station and drive to Dwarka, an ancient city, housing one of the principal pilgrimages - ‘Dwarkadhish temple’ of Hindus. According to the legend, Lord Krishna moved to this coastal town to set up a capital. Marine excavations of the Dwarka coast have revealed important evidences of ancient city, which probably include the ‘Dwarawati’ of the ‘Krishna Lila’. Today, it is not only a major pilgrimage site but a pleasant spot for a beach holiday. Another popular place in Dwarka, part of the Dwarkadhish Temple is Sabha Mandap. It is a 60-pillared hall, which houses almost 2500 years old scriptures. The hall has ‘jharokhas’, offering a nice view of the nearby flowing Gomti River. Attend evening aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Overnight in Dwarka.
Note:
Price is not valid for the period of 21st Aug 2019 to 26th Aug 2019 due to Janmashtami.
Day 2

Dwarka – Dwarka and Nageshwar Temples

Today we visit Bet Dwarka and Nageshwar temple. Bet Dwarka: Bet is situated at 30 kms from Dwarka and is surrounded by sea from all sides. One can reach Bet from Dwarka through Okha by road. On reaching Okha port jetty, one can reach Bet through a little sea journey in a launch or in a small boat. Nageshwar Temple or Nagnath Temple is located on the route between Gomati Dwarka and the Bait Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The Jyotirlinga enshrined in the Temple of Nagnath is known as Nageshwar Mahadev and attracts thousands of pilgrims all-round the year. This powerful Jyotirlinga symbolizes protection from all poisons. It is said that those who pray to the NageshwarLinga become free of poison. The RudraSamhitasloka refers to Nageshwar with the phrase 'Daarukaavane Naagesham. The Rukmini temple, dating from 12 to 13 Century, was built in honour of Rani Rukmani, princess of Vidharba, which was to be married to Sishupala, but fled with Lord Krishna. Gopi Talav: This is the place where Lord Krishna used to play with his Gopikas. There is a small pond where it is said that Lord Krishna used to play with the Gopika Strees (Gopika Women). Overnight in Dwarka.
Breakfast
Day 3

Dwarka – Somnath (1 Night) (Approximately 250 kms, 5 Hours)

Today, after attending the morning aarti at Dwarkadhish temple, drive to Somnath visiting Porbandar enroute. Porbandar, the coastal heritage town of Gujarat is located on the Saurashtra peninsula, on the Arabian Sea. Porbandar is associated with Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation as he was born here. Today, fine quality silk and cotton are manufactured here. Later visit Kirti Mandir – Kirti Mandir was the house of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba, his wife. Later continue to drive to Somnath; arrive Somnath. Somnath is mainly known for the legendary shore temple of Somnath, which is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The legendary shore temple of Somnath is one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The temple contains the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. According to the legends, the Somnath temple is very old and was originally built in gold by the Somraj, the Moon God. Later visit Rudreshvara Temple – Rudreshvara Temple is a ruined temple located near the Somnath temple. Bhalka Tirth – Bhalka Tirth is situated halfway between Veraval and Somnath. At this place, Lord Krishna was mistaken for a deer and wounded by an arrow. It is here that Lord Krishna decided to leave his human form and proceed to the eternal world. Overnight at Somnath.
Breakfast
Day 4

Somnath – Ahmedabad (1 Night) (Approximately 430 kms, 8-9 Hours)

Today we drive to Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad, founded in the year 1411 AD is located on the banks of river Sabarmati and has been named after Sultan Ahmed Shah, who was primarily responsible for building it. Today, this city is known as the 'Manchester of the East', one of the highly industrialized cities in India and is also India's Textile City. Though the capital of Gujarat was shifted from Ahmedabad to Gandhinagar, it is still the second largest industrial city in western India. The old city of Ahmedabad is dotted with labyrinthine by lanes called 'polls'. The exquisite carved wooden mansions and havelis are in no manner less than their stone counterparts in Rajasthan. The city also offers a rich architectural legacy that blends Hindu and Muslim schools of architecture, stone and brick with arches, domes and vaults, carved pillars, trefoil designs besides the modern buildings designed by the famous French architect, Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn. Overnight Ahmedabad.
Breakfast
Day 5

Ahmedabad – Departure to Hometown

Today after breakfast proceed to the Ahmedabad airport/railway station for your flight/train to your hometown. Holiday Concludes! Let’s stay in touch on Facebook/email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!
Breakfast
Tour Information

Inclusions

  • 02 nights accommodation in Dwarka as per the itinerary above
  • 01 night accommodation in Somnath as per the itinerary above
  • 01 night accommodation in Ahmedabad as per the itinerary above
  • Meals: Breakfast as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 1- 4 Pax based on Etios/Dzire/Indigo suitable for 2 Adults and 2 children travelling together and 4- 5 Pax based on Innova suitable for 4 to 5 Adults travelling together for transfers and sightseeing
  • Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes.

Exclusions

  • GST 5% (Government Tax) on total package price
  • Airfare Fare or Railway tickets
  • Any increase in Govt taxes, Fuel price and any applicability of new taxes from the govt
  • Any other sightseeing apart from above mentioned in the itinerary. Guide Charges / Entrance fees for any sightseeing
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), items of personal nature and food and drink which is not part of menu
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the itinerary
  • Anything specifically not mention in the tour price inclusions
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of any individual due to illness, accident , hospitalization or any personal emergency
  • Game Drive at Sasangir National Park or any other national park
  • Entrance fees and Guide charges of sight seeings mentioned in the itinerary are not included

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated hereunder.
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.
Cancellation received no. of days prior to departure % of Cancellation on Net Tour Price (per person)
D-0 to 5 100%
D-6 to 15 75%
D-16 to 30 50%
D-31 to 45 40%
D-46 to 60 30%
D-61 to 90 20%
D-91 to 120 15%
D-121 to 900 10%
*Terms & Conditions

Payment policy

Sector Booking Payment Schedule Payment policy
India & World Package Price less than INR 25,000 (Per Person) Full Payment
India Package Price more than INR 25,000 (per person) INR 25,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to Departure Full Payment
World Package Price less than INR 50,000 (Per Person) INR 25000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
Package Price more than INR 50,000 (Per Person) INR 50,000 (Registration Amount Per Person)
45 Days Prior to Departure Full Payment
Last Minute Booking – Booking received 45 days prior to departure
Registration Amount Equal to Package Price Full Payment

Remarks

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.

Special Note

  • The above price is valid for travel till 31st March 2020. Except Janmashtami, Diwali, Christmas and New Year.
  • Pick-up and drop-off are only from Ahmedabad Airport or Ahmedabad Railway Station by AC Coach and will be as per the train/flight Schedules
  • Hotel check in is 1400hrs and checkout would be 1000hrs. Early check in and late check – out subject to availability
  • Please carry original ID Proof (Voter ID card /Passport/Driving License/) etc for security purpose & hotel policy
  • Vehicle will be not at disposal. If guest wish to go for additional sightseeing extra charges will be applicable
  • Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.
  • The Hotel Rooms are subject to availability. If the above mentioned hotels are not available similar category hotels will be used.
  • The above holiday Price is approximate & based on Standard room of individual hotel, however if similar category of room is unavailable, the up-gradation cost will be borne by the guest.

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