Often overlooked, India’s north-west
state is a land of walled cities, small
villages and exquisite temples. It is also
home to Sasan Gir National Park, the
only place on the planet where Asiatic
lions still roam in the wild. This trip
takes you from India’s most beautiful
city, Udaipur, through the diverse
landscapes, stunning temples, tribal
villages and wildlife of Gujarat before
reaching journey’s end in cosmopolitan
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Transfer to Fateh Prakash hotel located on the
shores of Lake Pichola for 2 nights. Afternoon at
Half-day tour of the City Palace and Jagdish
temple. Afternoon at leisure to explore the old
town or take a boat ride on Lake Pichola. (B)
Travel to Mount Abu visiting the stunning
Delwara Jain temple. Overnight at Connaught
Visit the Modhera sun temple, built in 1026,
and Rani-ki-Vav stepwell, one of the largest and
grandest stepwells in India. Visit the colourful
havelis at Sidhpur en route to Dasada for
2 nights at the Rann Riders Eco-Resort. (B)
Enjoy a desert safari across the Little Rann of
Kutch, a saline wilderness which is home to
the wild ass as well as a multitude of water
birds. In the afternoon, visit some of the local
settlements and villages, renowned for their
traditional embroideries and weaving. (B)
Travel to Ahmedabad for 2 nights at the House
of MG. Enjoy a walking tour around the old city
visiting Mangaldas ni haveli, Manek Chowk
square, the kite museum and Sarkhej Roza
mosque complex. Enjoy a Thali dinner in your
historic hotel. (B)
Half-day tour taking in Sidi Saiyyed mosque, Hutheesing temple, Gandhi ashram, Dada Hari
stepwell and the Shreyas folk museum. (B)
Travel to Velavadar for 2 nights at the Blackbuck
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning wildlife drive in Blackbuck National
Park. (B, L, D)
Depart early to visit the Jain temple complex at
Palitana. The walk takes approximately
2 hours to climb the 3,800 steps. Lunch at Vijay
Vilas Palace. Continue to Diu for 2 nights at the
Radhika Beach Resort. (B)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon tour of the town
including Diu fort and the colourful Nagar Seth
Drive to Sasan Gir, home to the Asiatic lion,
visiting the Somnath temple en route. Spend
2 nights at the Lion Safari Camp. (B, D)
Early morning and afternoon wildlife drives in
the park. (B, L, D)
Travel to Rajkot for the evening flight to Mumbai
(Bombay). En route visit the magnificent
Junagarh fort and the house of Mahatma
Gandhi in Rajkot. Overnight at the Trident,
Take an optional half-day tour of Mumbai
visiting the gateway of India, Victoria Terminus,
Dhobi Ghat and Chor bazaar. Late check out
then take the overnight flight home, arriving the
next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call
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This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
Once the summer residence of the prime minister of the princely state of Marwar, Connaught House, a modest yet charming colonial style cottage, is set among a mature garden and is only a short walk away from the town of Mount Abu. Each of the 10 rooms is simply furnished and tastefully decorated in neutral colours. Facilities include a dining room that serves Indian as well as international cuisine, and a small...
Fateh Prakash is a royal residence decorated in the traditional style in the heart of Udaipur over looking Lake Pichola. A durbar hall, antique furniture and an extensive crystal gallery all keep the ancient charm of the palace alive. The hotel consists of nine suites in the former state rooms and the Dovecote Wing. Guests staying at the Fateh Prakash Palace have full access to the facilities of the nearby Shiv Niwas Palace, including swimming pool and...
Lion Safari Camp is a jungle safari camp at Sasan Gir National Park. It is located in the natural setting of a private mango orchard overlooking the Hiran River. Accommodation consists of 21 tents each of which has a large bedroom and a well-appointed en-suite bathroom with bathtub, shower and hot/cold running water. The public area of camp consists of an open-air, river-facing...
Located in the coastal town of Diu, the Radhika Beach Resort offers a chance to relax and recuperate at the end of a tour of Gujarat. All rooms are spacious and overlook either the lush gardens or the pool area. The Rivera Restaurant & Bar offers a mix of continental, Chinese and Indian cuisine as well as mouth-watering...
Situated near the village of Dasada, a few minutes from the entrance of the Little Rann of Kutch sanctuary, Rann Riders is an eco-friendly resort designed using local materials to recreate a village atmosphere. The cottages, comfortably furnished and decorated with mirrors and mud-plaster work, resemble traditional village huts/houses of the local community. Facilities include a swimming pool and a dining...
Located a little to the north of Bhavnagar on the edge of Velavadar Blackbuck National Park, Blackbuck Lodge has 14 air-conditioned cottages, each with minimalistic yet stylish architecture. The cottages all have a veranda at the rear with chairs, so you can relax and enjoy the surroundings and varied wildlife. You will also find a special area to relax inside by the windows, so you can enjoy the starlit skies. Facilities at the lodge include a restaurant that serves local cuisine and a small library with a dedicated section for books and magazines on...
The House of M.G. is a 20th century mansion that has been carefully converted into a boutique hotel. It is conveniently located with easy access to the old walled city and the markets. Every inch of the hotel is different and the architecture is a confluence of different styles influenced in part by traditional Gujarati design. The rooms are striking and the personalised touches in each of the rooms make them unique. The Agashiye Restaurant is very popular for fine Gujarati dining. Other facilities include an indoor swimming pool, health club and a coffee...
Towering above the skyline and overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Trident Mumbai is located in the heart of Mumbai's central business district with the city's main shopping area only a short distance away. The Mumbai International Airport is an hour's drive from the hotel while the domestic airport is a 45-minute drive. The nearest railway links are 10-15 minutes from the hotel.
The hotel has 541 well-appointed guest rooms that are tastefully decorated. Superior rooms have a view of the Nariman Point business area and are equipped with air-conditioning, a work table, wireless Internet access, mini bar and tea/coffee making facilities. Premier rooms have views of either city or Arabian Sea views and suites face the ocean and have a separate living area. Trident Club rooms have panoramic views of the ocean and offer access to the Trident Club with express check-in, breakfast, high tea...
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WTG2018: 14 Nights
The former state capital of Gujarat, known as one of India’s most historic cities, was...
Rudyard Kipling described Mumbai as 'the Mother of Cities' and the city’s history is...
The Little Rann of Kutch, a remarkably
expansive and featureless saline wilderness
Sasan Gir National Park is made up of mostly forest area with rocky hills and deep...
Set on the shores of Lake Pichola and
surrounded by hills, Udaipur is possibly the