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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
Morning sightseeing in Udaipur through the winding roads of the old city. Visit the impressive City Palace which was built over a period of over 400 years. Continue to a miniature painting studio 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, considered to be one of the most important Portuguese forts in Asia, after explore the colourful Nagar Seth haveli. (B)
Drive to Sasan Gir, home to the Asiatic lion,
visiting the Somnath temple en route. The temple has been destroyed and rebuilt many times as a result of the ongoing struggle between Muslims and Hindus but is of huge importance to the Hindu faith and contains one of only 12 shiva sacred shrines known as jyoti lingas (lingas of light). 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.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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The former state capital of Gujarat, known as one of India’s most historic cities, was...
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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