Gujarat Pilgrimage & Diu
05 Nights – 06 Days
Day 1 : Arrival at Rajkot and Proceed to Dwarka.
Arrive at Rajkot and proceed to Dwarka (150 kms – 4 hours). Visit Dwarkadheesh Temple in the evening. Dwarkadheesh Temple is one of the most significant and visited Lord Krishna Temples in India. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Temple visits in and around Dwarka.
Early morning visit Okha for Bet Dwarka. Bet Dwarka is an island accessible over a short boat ride where a prominent Lord Krishna Temple is located. Upon return visit Nageshwar Mahadev Temple en route. Nageshwar temple is believed to be one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Travel to Sasan Gir (240 kms – 4.5 hours), abode of Asiatic Lions and considered excellent for bird watching. The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species. Reach Sasan Gir by evening. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 : Morning and Evening Safari at Sasan Gir
Sasan Gir has number of areas / wetlands that offer excellent bird watching opportunities. Undertake safaris (morning and evening) for exploring different areas of the park. Kamleshwar Dams are home to crocodiles. Lion sighting is generally good all through the year. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 : Travel to Diu via Somnath
After breakfast proceed to Diu Via Somnath (Jyotirlinga Shiva Temple and a renowned pilgrimage destination offering excellent views of the Arabian Sea). Diu, an erstwhile Portuguese Colony and now a popular beach getaway. Evening visit to the Nagoa beach. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5 : Sightseeing and activities around Diu
After breakfast sightseeing around Diu includes Nagoa Beach, St. Paul’s Church, Diu Museum, Diu Fort. Water sports include parasailing, water skiing, water scooter, family boat and speedboats are on offer at Ahmadpur Mandvi beach. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Departure
After breakfast travel to Bhavnagar (225 kms) and depart for onward Journey.