Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the River Khan and Saraswati. This city is nearly the heart of the nation. It is known for its architectural splendor. The tales of the glorious past are narrated by these splendid historical monuments and cast a magical spell on the visitors. Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar was a great architectural patron and spent a lot of money on the construction of many temples across the nation. Indore is blessed with some exciting and wonderful places. The historic city has age old forts, magnificent palaces and intricately carved temples.
Gujarat is the 7th largest state in India, it is one of the most popular tourist regions in the country, it also the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar vallabhbhai patel, iconic figures of India’s independence movement.
Within Gujarat there are a wide variety of historic forts, palaces, mosques, temples, and places of historical importance in India’s struggle for independence. Many of this palaces and forts have been converted into heritage hotels to keep tourists close to the vibrant history of Gujarat.
Day 1 indore arrival & omkarshwar(77 km/2 hours one way)
On Arrival At Indore Railway Station Morning 5 AM Our Representative Receiving You And Check In To The Hotel After Fresh Up. Later Begin The Day With Omkareshwar Sightseeing. Visit Mamaleshwar Or Amareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple And Do Boatride In Holy Narmada River. After Dharshan Later In the Evening Start To Indore And Night Dinner And Rest In Indore. (For details see attraction)
MEALS: – BREAK FAST, LUNCH, DINNERS
Note: – All Hotel Cheak In Time And Cheak Out Time Will Be 12 :Noon So Early Morning Only Rooms Allotted For Freash Up Basis
Day 2- INDORE -UJJAIN (60 km/ 1hours)
Early morning after breakfast start your journey to Ujjain. Its ancient names are Ujjayini and Avantikapuri. It reference comes in Hindu epic book Mahabharata. It is located in eastern bank of Kshipra River in Malwa region of Central India. it is considered as one of the seven major sites of Hindu pilgrimage.
There Are Number Of Temples In Ujjain Like Harsiddhi Temple, Kalbhairav Temple, Ganpati Temple, Kaliadeh Palace, Sri Radha Madan Mohan Temple Of Iskcon Group. In Evening Attend Arti At Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.
Overnight At Hotel in Ujjain.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
Day 3:-indore departure
This Early In the morning 3:00 vist sacread BHASMARATHI IN MAHAKALESHWER TEMPLE.
NOTE:-Need To Book Either Online Or At The Counter One Day Prior To Attend The Bhasma Arti. One Has To Stand In Queue From 0300 Hrs. To Go Inside (Garbh) For Offering Your Prayer To Shivaling Before Bhasma Arti, Wearing A Dhoti For Men & Kids And Saree For Ladies Is Must. After The Bhasma Arti One Can Go Inside The Garbh To Offer The Prayer To Shivaling. A Photo ID Which Was Used During Booking Online Reservation Is Verified Before Entering The Premises To Attend The Bhasma Arti. Photography Is Not Allowed. However, There Are Professional Photographers Who Will Take Your Pic And Give It To You In 5 Minutes. A Live Video Of Bhasma Arti Is Also Broadcast And Can Be Seen From TV Screens In The Mandir Premises.
And After Break Fast We proceeds To Indor and later visit to Rajwada Palace is an iconic structure of Indore, which was built by Holkar Dynasty around two centuries ago. Popularly known as Holkar Palace.
Kanch Mandir is a temple, which was made up of glass and mirrors. As the temple was built by built by Sir Hukamchand Seth in the early 20th century, this temple is often called as Seth Hukamchand Temple
Central Museum Established in 1929, Central Museum was envisioned as a purely regional institution. The place today preserves and exhibits various antiquities from the western Malwa area of Madhya Pradesh. Night Start your Journey toward Ahamadabad By Train.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
(BEWARE OF MEDIATOR GUIDE / PRIST IN EVERY TEMPLE)
Gujarat Is The 7th Largest State In India, It Is One Of The Most Popular Tourist Regions In The Country, Also The Birthplace Of Mahatma Gandhi And Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Iconic Figures Of India’s Independence Movement.
DAY 04 :-AHMEDABAD
Ahmedabad Is The Sixth Largest City In India. It Is The Commercial Hub Of The State Of Gujarat,
On Arrival At Ahmedabad Railway station at 8:45 am Then Check In To The Hotel And Freshens Up. Later Visit to Gandhi Ashram on His Return from South Africa, Gandhi’s First Ashram in India Was Established in the Kochrab Area of Ahmedabad on 25 May 1915. The Ashram Was Then Shifted To Bank Of Sabaramati River.
Later, Drive To Vaishnodevi Temple Ahmadabad Is Located On Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway The Temple Is 50 Feet In Diameter Carved Stone Tower. This Structure Is Designed Rajasthani and Gujarati Local People.
And Iskon Temple. This Temple, Dedicated To Lord Krishna And His Consort Radha, Is One Of The Most Beautiful Temples Of The City.
Akshardham Temple Is A Place, Which Consists Of A Number Of Things Under One Roof Like Art, Education, Architecture, Exhibitions And Research. . And Stay Overnight At The Hotel At Ahmedabad.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
DAY 05:- AHMEDABAD –JAMNAGAR (300 KM/ 5 /6 HOUR)
Early Morning After Breakfast Start Journey To Jamnagar. The City Was Built Up Substantially By Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji In The 1920s, Once A Small Pearl Fishing Town, Jamnagar Would Then Become The World’s Biggest Pearl Fishery Until The Early 20th Century. It Is Also Famous As A Center Of The Traditional Technique Of Tie-Dye Fabrics, Bandhani, A Time Consuming Process That Is Believed To Have Been Used In This Area For Up To The Last 500 Years.
On Arrival To Jamnagar Visit Pratap Vials Palace In Jamnagar Is A Remarkable Place, Which Was Built During The Reign Of His Royal Highness Jam Ranjit Singhji. . And In Evening If Time Permits Enjoy The Local Markets In Jamnagar Known For Its Bandhni Work. Stay Overnight In Your Hotel Jamnagar.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
DAY 6:- Jamnagar – Dwarka (130 Kms/3 Hours)
Early Morning After Breakfast Start Journey To Dwaraka. It Is One Of The Four Most Important Holy Places Of The Hindus. The Lord Krishna Also Established His Capital At Dwaraka After He Left Mathura. The Importance, Foundation, Planning And Glory Of Dwaraka As The Golden City Is Described In Various Hindu Epics Like Mahabharata, The Architecture Of The Old Dwaraka City Was Majestic And Wonderful .Today, The Present Dwarka Sites At The Opening Of The Gomti River On The Arabian Sea And Is Renowned For The Dwarkadheesh Temple, Among Other Notable Historical And Religious Sites.In Dwarka.
Arrival To Dwaraka Next Visit To Nageshwara Jyotirlinga Temple Also Called The Nagnath Temple Is Located In The Outskirts Of Dwarka, In Gujarat. It Is A Famous Lord Shiva Shrine In India, Which Is Situated Between Gomati Dwarka And Beyt Dwarka Island. Then Chek in Hotel.And Fresheup. Later Visit To Dwarkadhish Temple, The ‘Lord Of Dwarka’, Also Known As The Jagat Mandir Or Temple Of The World. This Temple Is Dedicated To The Lord Krishna And Was Constructed Over 1400 Years Ago. This Temple Has A 5 Floors Supported By 60 Columns. This Temple Attracts Pilgrims From All Over The World. Rukshamanee Mandir, Dwarka Rukshamanee Mandir Is Dedicated To The Beloved Wife Of Lord Krishna, Devi Rukmani Attend the evening ‘aarti’ at Dwarka Dish Temple, Night Dinner And Stay In Hotel At Dwaraka.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
DAY 7:-DWARKA – porbander- SOMNATH (230 KM/6 HRS)
Attend the early morning aarti (optional) at Dwaka Dheesh Temple
.After Breakfast Proceed For Somnath. Enroute, Visit Porbander, The Birth Place Of Mahatma Gandhi. Next Journey Continue To Somanath..The Somnath Temple Is One Of The Twelve Jyotirlinga Shrines Of The God Shiva. Meaning Of Somnath Is The Protector Of God Moon.Temple. Night Dinner And Stay In Hotel in somnath.
MEALS:- BREAK FAST, LUNCH ,DINNERS
DAY 8:- somnath– DIU(85 KM/2 HOURS)
After Breakfast Proceeds To Visit Diu Fort, Is An Old Portuguese Landmark, Which Was Constructed Between 1535 And 1541. Naida Caves These Caves Have A Big Network Of Tunnels With Square Hewn Steps. St. Paul Church Is A Famous Church In Diu, This Church Was Constructed Over A Decade, With The Construction Starting In 1601 And Ending In 1610. . Nagoa Beach Is A Popular Picnic Spot. It Is A Secluded Beach, Which Can Be Reached In 20 Minutes Through Ferry From The Main Town Of Diu. Night Dinner And Stay In Hotel In Diu,
DAY:-9 Diu to Junagdh (Via Sasangir,tulsishyam) ( 175 Kms 4 HR)
Early Morning Start To Tulasishyam (45 km 1 hr) via Gir forest national park in Gujarat. There is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu-Lord Shyam.
Then start to Junagadh, is one of the prosperous cities in Gujarat in terms of tourism. This ancient town was once ruled by many princely rulers, who contribute to the beauty and development of the city in their own distinct manner. They built many splendid monuments in Junagarh, which have today become its landmark. The city has become a popular tourist destination owing to the fact that it has a rich historical background and so much to be explored. It is a true reflection of the spirit of Gujarat, as it offers a wide variety just like the state. Thus, the sightseeing tours of Junagadh are an unforgettable fun filled experience for the visitors.Sakkarbag Zoo is the oldest zoo of Gujarat and is the third oldest zoo in India. Upperkot is a remarkable fort situated in the middle of the town. It was originally built in 319 BC and was rediscovered in 976 AD.
The Khapra Kodia Caves are situated to the north of the fort and Babupyana Caves to its south. Darbar Hall Museum
The Darbar Hall Museum contains an interesting collection of weapons, thrones, silver articles, costumes, paintings, tapestries, and palanquins Ashoka’s Major Rock Edict
At the foothills of Girnar Mountain, there is uneven rock with a circumference of seven meters by ten meters. It bears inscriptions in Br?hm? script, etched with an iron pen. Mujkund Caves are the historic caves where Lord Krishna hid, when he came from Mathura. After this, he was named as Ranchod Raiji.
After Visiting Junagarh Night Dinner And Rest.
Day 10: junagarh – Ahmedabad (316 km/6 hrs)
Morning after breakfast, leave by road for Ahmedabad. Upon arrival in Ahmedabad, you will be transferred to the Ahmedabad airport/railway station for onward journey.
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ATTRACTION places details
•Omkareshwar is a hindu temple dedicated to god shiva, is one of the 12 revered jyotirlinga shrines of shiva. It is on an island called mandhata in the narmada river. The shape of the island is said to be like the hindu symbol “om”. There are two temples here, one to omkareshwar and one to amareshwar whose name means “immortal lord” or “lord of the immortals or devas”. As per shiv mahapuran, once brahma and vishnu had an argument in terms of supremacy.
•The Mahakeleshwara Temple is the most famous temple in the city of Ujjain. This temple of Lord Shiva is devoted to one of the twelve ‘Jyotirlingas’ in India. The temple is built in five levels and decorated with idols of deities like Omkareshwars Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh, Kartikeya and Shiva’s Bull – Nandi. The temple also has a towering ‘shikhara’.
•Kal Bhairava The most important among the eight bhairavas of the Shaivites is Kal Bhairava, which has been built under the benefaction of King Bhadresen, on the bank of River Shipra at Ujjain. A mention of Kal Bhairava is found in the Avanti Khanda of the Skanda Purana.
•Kaliadeh Palace Built by the Sultans of Mandu, in 1458 AD, this palace majestically stands on an island in the Shipra River, 8 km from the main city center. The monument was built over an ancient Sun Temple, in the Persian architectural style. One can still notice various carvings from the Sun temple on the bridge of the island. Though, most part of the palace was brought down to ruins due to the ravages of time, it was later refurbished by Maharaja Madhav Rao Scindia I in 1920. This floating paradise, with its tranquil backdrop, forms a major tourist attraction of Ujjain.
•Rajwada Palace is an iconic structure of Indore, which was built by Holkar Dynasty around two centuries ago. Popularly known as Holkar Palace, this is seven storeyed structure reflects Indo-Saracenic architectural style. The palace comprises two structures, one of which is located in the centre of the city, while the other lies in the old part of the city.Among the major attractions of the palace, most spectacular is the wooden entrance, which is covered with iron studs. The entrance leads to the courtyard, which is surrounded by galleried rooms and features an arched Ganesha hall, windows and balconies. Out of the seven floors of this palace, lower three floors are built of stone while the rest four are made of wood.
•Kanch Mandir is a temple, which was made up of glass and mirrors. As the temple was built by built by Sir Hukamchand Seth in the early 20th century, this temple is often called as Seth Hukamchand Temple. This beautiful temple is a sacred place among people of Jain religious community, as the idol of Lord Mahavira, who was the founder of Jainism, is the presiding deity in the temple.
•Central Museum Established in 1929, Central Museum was envisioned as a purely regional institution. The place today preserves and exhibits various antiquities from the western Malwa area of Madhya Pradesh. Some of the focal attractions of the place include paintings, sculptures, terracotta artwork, coins and other architectural relics. These architectural and archaeological miscellanies make the museum a must-visit destination on your trip to Indore.
•Gandhi Ashram on his return from South Africa, Gandhi’s first ashram in India was established in the kochrab area of Ahmadabad on 25 may 1915. The ashram was then shifted to bank of Sabarmati River. To serve as an institution that would carry on a search for truth and a platform to bring together a group of workers committed to non-violence who would help secure freedom for India
• Vaishnodevi Temple ahmadabad is located on sarkhej gandhinagar highway the temple is 50 feet in diameter carved stone tower. This structure is designed rajasthani and gujarati local people. This 1350 sq ft hall will seat 5000 people. Fine ornamental stone clad pillars, magnificent marble carved from a variety of colorful styles, flooring mewas style carved intricately decorated ceiling windows and include khemira.
•Iskon Temple. This temple, dedicated to lord krishna and his consort radha, is one of the most beautiful temples of the city. The iskcon temple in ahmedabad offers the perfect spot for mediation.
•Akshardham Temple is a place, which consists of a number of things under one roof like art, education, architecture, exhibitions and research. It is truly an architectural masterpiece.established in the year 1992the akshardham temple was built in the dedication of lord swaminarayan.
•Pratap Vials Palace in jamnagar is a remarkable place, which was built during the reign of his royal highness jam ranjit singhji. The palace upholds the blend of indian carvings and european architecturehe carvings of flowers, leaves, creepers, birds and animals on the columns enhance the appeal of the palace. And then bala hanuman temple, also, visit lakhota museum, lakhota lake this fort museum displays a collection of sculptures belonging to the 9th to 18th century.it is open to common public on all days except on wednesdays and other famous temples of jamnagar.
•Nageshwara Jyotirlinga Temple also called the nagnath temple, is located in the outskirts of dwarka, in gujarat. It is a famous lord shiva shrine in india, which is situated between gomati dwarka and beyt dwarka island. Nageshwara is one of 12 jyotirlingas mentioned in the shiva purana.the highlight of the temple is the nageshwara mahadev shiva lingam, which is a giant statue.
•Dwarkadhish Temple, the ‘lord of dwarka’, also known as the jagat mandir or temple of the world. This temple is dedicated to the lord krishna and was constructed over 1400 years ago. This temple has a 5 floors supported by 60 columns. This temple attracts pilgrims from all over the world.
• Rukshamanee Mandir, Dwarka Rukshamanee Mandir Is Dedicated To The Beloved Wife Of Lord Krishna, Devi Rukmani. Among All His 16,108 Wives, Devi Rukmani Was Lord Krishna’s Favourite. The Rukshamanee Mandir, Which Is Also Known As Rukmani Temple, Features Varied Paintings Of The 12th Century On Its Walls. The Mandir Comprises A Beautiful Marble Deity Of Devi Rukmani, With Four Hands Or Chaturbhuja . Attend the evening ‘aarti’ at Dwarka Dish Temple,
•Porbander, the birth place of mahatma gandhi. The site of gandhi’s birth, now called kirti mandir, has been converted into a small museum with an exhibit of old photographs, some of his very few possessions and a nice library of books either by him or relating to gandhian philosophy and practice..this place are open from 9am-12pm and 3pm-6pm.
•The Somnath Temple is one of the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of the god shiva. Meaning of somnath is the protector of god moon. First temple of somnath was built before the commencement of the christian era. Second temple was built by vallabhi king in 480 – 768 a.d.the temple was destroyed too many times by various rulers and kings. But few kings of gujarat renovated this temple too many times. Recently in 1947 sardar vallabhbhai patel renovated somnath temple. It has currently become a tourist spot for pilgrims. The temple is considered sacred due to the various legends connected to it.
•Diu Fort, Is an old portuguese landmark, which was constructed between 1535 and 1541. This fort is situated right along the shoreline, which is testimony of the strategic alliance between the sultan of gujarat and the portuguese. The fort is surrounded by the sea on three sides and is connected with a canal on the fourth side. Few canons can still be seen at the fort, which belonged to the portuguese army.
•Naida caves are located outside the main wall of the diu fort that was constructed by the portuguese. These caves have a big network of tunnels with square hewn steps. Locals believe that the portuguese rulers hacked the building materials from the naiad caves.
•St. Paul Church is a famous church in diu, which is solely dedicated to ‘our lady of immaculate conception’. This church was constructed over a decade, with the construction starting in 1601 and ending in 1610.the gothic architectural style of this church is similar to that of the bom jesus church of goa.
•Nagoa Beach is a popular picnic spot. It is a secluded beach, which can be reached in 20 minutes through ferry from the main town of diu. The beach has a unique shoe-shape, which stretches over 2 km from one end to the other. This beach is suitable for various activities like swimming, water sports and camel or pony riding.
•Tulasishyam (45 km 1 hr) via Gir forest national park in Gujarat. There is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu-Lord Shyam. Legend says that Lord Krishna eliminated the demon called Tul and so the place is associated with his name along with that of Krishna as Shyam and is thus called Tulsishyam. The idol of Lord Tulsishyam is said to be 3000 years old. It is made up of black stone. There is a hot sulphur sprint near the temple that is believed to have curative powers.
•Sakkarbag Zoo is the oldest zoo of Gujarat and is the third oldest zoo in India. A number of Gir lions are bred here and supplied to the other zoos. There is even a museum in the zoo complex, with a collection of rare specimens of art furniture, stuffed animals, ancient coins, Persian Sanskrit inscriptions, etc.
Upperkot is a remarkable fort situated in the middle of the town. It was originally built in 319 BC and was rediscovered in 976 AD. The fort was attacked a number of times. The citadel has a huge gate and it is enclosed within fort walls that are around 20 m high. One can also see the mammoth Jama Masjid inside the complex. There are also a number of Buddhist caves situated in the complex of Upperkot.
The Khapra Kodia Caves are situated to the north of the fort and Babupyana Caves to its south. These caves are adorned with stone carvings and floral work and are said to be 1,500 years old (dating from before 500 AD). One can also see two interesting large step wells (vavs) here. The 11th century Navghan Kuva has a circular stairway that descends over 50 m, whereas the Adi Chadi Vav descends down 170 steps.
•Darbar Hall Museum
The Darbar Hall Museum contains an interesting collection of weapons, thrones, silver articles, costumes, paintings, tapestries, and palanquins. It is located in the royal palace, just near the entrance to the fort.
•Ashoka’s Major Rock Edict
At the foothills of Girnar Mountain, there is uneven rock with a circumference of seven meters by ten meters. It bears inscriptions in Br?hm? script, etched with an iron pen.
Mujkund Caves are the historic caves where Lord Krishna hid, when he came from Mathura. After this, he was named as Ranchod Raiji.
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