Our most recommended things to do in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: 8-hours city tour with transfers

1. Ahmedabad: 8-hours city tour with transfers

The tour begins with a pick up from your hotel. Get on the ride to Sabarmati Ashram where Mahatma Gandhi lived a remarkable period of his life. He affirmed the freedom struggle movement such as the Salt March from there. Next up, you will visit the Adalaj Stepwell & its surrounding garden area. From there, you'll head to Hutheesing Jain Temple, a 19th century Jain temple devoted to diety Dharmanatha. Glimpse at its fascinating structure till we move on to our next attraction i.e. Sidi Saiyyed Mosque. See the famous lattice work or tree of life as well as exquisite designs. At last you'll see Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum, a museum built dedicated to Independent India's first home minister who successfully united more than 500 princely states. Witness the life journey of Iron Man of India through the short films & displayed artifacts. By 6 PM, the tour comes to an end & you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Ahmedabad: Private Temples and Religion Tour with Stepwell

2. Ahmedabad: Private Temples and Religion Tour with Stepwell

After 9:00 AM hotel pick-up, visit the Akshardham Temple, dedicated to Lord Swaminaraya. See its impressive intricately carved stone and manicured gardens. Explore the five separate halls with over 200 idols of Hindu Gods, and the exhibition hall with displays reflecting central ideas of Hindu culture and values. Next, head to Sidi Saiyyed Mosque and marvel at its arc-shaped architecture. See the beautiful artwork in the mosque, including the Tree of Life, and the lattice stone window, adopted by the reputed Indian Institute of Ahmedabad. Take a break and savor lunch at a local restaurant. Continue to Hutheesing Jain Temple on the banks of Sabarmati River. The ashram was home of Mahatma Gandhi for 12 years and served as headquarters during the struggle for Indian independence.  Finally, visit Adalaj Step Well, seven stories deep built by Rana Veer Singh. Proceed downstairs and feel the cool atmosphere, before you head back to your hotel.

Gujarat Tour Package 1 Night 2 Days Statue of Unity

3. Gujarat Tour Package 1 Night 2 Days Statue of Unity

Day 01:- Pick Up Ahmedabad - Statue of unity – Ahmedabad Upon Arrival we will pick up and greet. then proceed to hotel check in, after that go for Full day trip to Statue of unity (The Statue of Unity is the world's tallest statue, with a height of 182 metres). Evening enjoy LASER SHOW. Evening Return to Ahmedabad, Overnight stay at Hotel. Day 02:- Drop After Sightseeing of Ahmedabad After breakfast. Check out from hotel. Then Proceed to Ahmedabad Sightseeing, visit, Law Garden ,Akshardham Temple, Sabarmati Ashram, Adalaj Step wall, Vintage Car Museum, Riverfront and Kankariya Lake. transfer to Airport and drop at Airport.

Heritage Trail in Ahmedabad

4. Heritage Trail in Ahmedabad

Experience a morning walk covering temples, pols, book shops, mosques, memorials, and havelis to help you understand the rich heritage of Ahmedabad. 1) Pray at Swaminarayan Temple One of the first temples built for lord Swaminarayan, this temple is carved in the temple is carved in Burmese teak and is painted with bright colors. There are quarters for pilgrims around the temple as well. 2) Pay your respects to Kavi Dalpatram at Kavi Dalpatram Chowk Famous 19th century Gujarati poet Dalpatram lived here and there is a statue in his memory in the Chowk. 3) Worship at Kala Ramji Mandir The principal deity, Lord Rama, is carved out of a black stone hence the name of the temple. It is a very old temple in a residential neighborhood. and is in the corner of Haja Patel ni Pol. 4) Visit Jagvallabh Jain Temple Devotees get a glimpse of Parshvanath’s sahastrafena idol in Kayotsaraga posture in this Jain Temple which is located in Nisha Pol. 5) Understand the architecture of Haveli at Harkunvar Shethani ni haveli This hotel is 180 years old and has 60 rooms, most opening to pillared balconies. It is quite a sight and a must visit to understand the Indo-Chinese architectural elements. 6) Shop at the book market at Fernandez Bridge You get a glimpse of the functioning of the book stalls in the morning and when the market, you pretty much can find any book you want to buy. 7) Stop by at Lambeshwar Ni Pol A neighborhood in old Ahmedabad, where the great poet Kavi Dalpatram lived. It is one of the important pols in the city and the parrot green chabutro, bird feeder is a highlight. 8) Visit the tomb complex at Rani no Haziro Haziro is a vault for graves and this is the last resting place for queens of the empire. 9) Checkout the group of tombs at Badshah no Haziro Ahmed Shah’s Tomb, locally known as Badshah no Hajiro is a medieval mosquise and a group of tombs.This place has the remains of the founder of Ahmedabad, Ahmed Shah I. 10) Appreciate culture at the iconic Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad It is made of yellow sandstone and has elements of both Hindu & Muslim style architecture. The door has three arches and is known as teen Darwaza. With 260 pillars and 16 domes, it is the largest mosque in the city.

Gir National Park: Gir Forest Lion Safari in Open Jeep

5. Gir National Park: Gir Forest Lion Safari in Open Jeep

Located in the Saurashtra peninsula of the Gujarat state, Gir forest (Gir National Park & Sanctuary) since time immemorial has been synonymous with the majestic Asiatic lions. It bestows a rich diversity of flora, fauna and landscapes in the Indian sub-continent. The Gir forest ecosystem takes legitimate pride in saving rare and endangered majestic Asiatic lions from the threshold of extinction at the beginning of the 19th century. A diverse assemblage of more than 600 species of wild flora and wild fauna, including 41 mammal species, 47 reptile species, and over 300 resident and migratory bird species, gives serene and fascinating experiences to the visitors in the vast swaths of forest. The presence of rolling hills and rivers originating from it makes it look more enigmatic. One can witness the tints and hues of Gir forest in different seasons, which gives an altogether different experience. It has had the glory of being one of the best wildlife areas in India. Moreover, Gir is the origin point of cultural and religious evolution in Gujarat's Kathiawar region. The gypsy safaris in Gir forest offer an unforgettable experience to visitors to witness the pristine wilderness. The safari gypsies' roams on the thoughtfully laid down wilderness tracks that give a glimpse of the diverse flora and fauna of Gir forest. It offers a range of scheduled departures that are led by a trained eco-guide. The eco-guides will make your wilderness safari seamless and interpretive. Only a maximum of six visitors (plus one child between 3-12 years) are allowed in each gypsy. How to Reach Gir National Park? By Road Gir forest is approachable by road from Junagadh-Mendarda-Talala and Junagadh-Visavadar state highways from Junagadh; Veraval-Talala-Sasan state highway from Veraval; Amreli-Dhari-Kodinar state highway from Amreli, Una-Tulsishyam Dhari and Una Jamwala state highways from Una. By Rail The western railway station is located at Sasan, approximately 60 km away from Junagadh and 45 km away from Veraval. Veraval is well connected to Ahmedabad by a broad-gauge railway line via Junagadh and Rajkot. Taxi and bus services for Sasan-Gir are readily available from both Junagadh and Veraval train stations. By Air If you are traveling from outside Gujarat, there are also multiple options available for air travel. Keshod is the closest airport (60 km), another nearest airport is Diu (100 km) from Sasan. The other two big and better-connected airports are Rajkot (160 km) and Ahmedabad (370).

India: eSim Mobile Data Plan

6. India: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to India hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in India. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use: Jio

3 Hour Heritage Walk in the Walled City of Ahmedabad

7. 3 Hour Heritage Walk in the Walled City of Ahmedabad

Arrive at our meeting point, Jama Masjid. Get inside this 15th-century mosque built by Ahmad Shah I. As you explore, you'll notice precise work on the pillars & walls. This place stands as the perfect mix of Islamic & Hindu architectural elements. We will also pass by Ahmad Shah's Tomb on our way. From there, the guide will take you to Manekchowk Food Market, one of the favorite spots of foodies. Snack on pav bhaji, chocolate sandwich, gotala dosa & many more delicious items. Next, you'll be at Fernandes Bridge, a very unique book market that no bookish mind wants to drop out on. Walk across the old housing & buildings as the tour comes to an end near Madan Gopal Haveli Marg.

From Ahmedabad: Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Tour for 2N/3D

8. From Ahmedabad: Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Tour for 2N/3D

A Little Rann of Kutch tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the vast salt marshes, wildlife, and cultural heritage of the region. While I can provide you with a general outline of a Little Rann of Kutch tour, it's recommended to contact local travel agencies, tour operators, or online platforms for specific tour packages, availability, and prices as they may vary. Here's an example of what a Little Rann of Kutch tour could include: Day 1: Departure from Ahmedabad: Start your journey from Ahmedabad to the Little Rann of Kutch. The distance between Ahmedabad and the Little Rann of Kutch is approximately 90 kilometers, and the travel time is around 2-3 hours by road. Arrival and Check-in: Reach your chosen accommodation near the Little Rann of Kutch and check-in. Visit to Salt Marshes: Explore the vast salt marshes of the Little Rann of Kutch, known for their unique ecosystem and wildlife. Witness the salt pans, local salt production methods, and the mesmerizing landscape. Day 2: Morning Safari: Start your day with an early morning safari in the Little Rann of Kutch. The morning hours offer better opportunities to spot wildlife, especially bird species, as well as experience the tranquility of the region. Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation or as a packed meal during the safari. Cultural Experiences: After the morning safari, you can immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region. Visit local villages to witness traditional art forms, and interact with the local communities. Sunset at the Rann: In the evening, witness the stunning sunset at the Rann of Kutch, a vast white salt desert that transforms into a breathtaking panorama as the sun goes down. Day 3: Bird Watching: Engage in bird watching activities in the morning, as the Little Rann of Kutch is a haven for numerous migratory bird species. Capture sightings of flamingos, cranes, pelicans, and other birds in their natural habitat. Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation. Check-out and Departure: Check out from your accommodation and start your journey back to Ahmedabad, concluding your Little Rann of Kutch tour package.

From Rajkot: Gir Somnath Weekend Tour

9. From Rajkot: Gir Somnath Weekend Tour

Experience Gir Somnath is a captivating destination in Gujarat, India, known for its cultural heritage and natural beauty. Explore the majestic Somnath Temple, embark on a thrilling jeep safari in Gir National Park to spot Asiatic lions, and unwind at the scenic Somnath Beach. Plan your weekend tour package to Gir Somnath for an unforgettable experience. Customize your itinerary with the help of local travel agencies for the best prices and availability. Day 1: Arrival at Diu Airport/Rajkot Airport Transfer to Sasan Gir (approximately 2-3 hours' drive) Check-in at the resort Visit the famous Somnath Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva Explore the nearby Somnath Beach Enjoy the sunset at the beach near the Somnath Temple Enjoy the evening Aarti (prayer ceremony) at Somnath Temple Dinner at the resort Overnight stay at the resort in Sasan Gir Day 2: Breakfast at the resort in Gir Proceed for a Jeep Safari in the Gir National Park, home to the endangered Asiatic Lions Explore the wildlife and natural beauty of the park Lunch at the resort in Gir Transfer to the airport for departure or return to your preferred destination

Street Food Trail in Manek Chowk

10. Street Food Trail in Manek Chowk

Treat yourself to lip-smacking foods in this night food market trail in Manek Chowk. Try the popular fruit shots, dosas, sandwiches, bhel, chaat, kulfi, and more! 1) Have your chaat at Mahalaxmi Pav Bhaji Center This place is a really good place for pav bhaji as they have around 15 varieties. You also get fried rice, sandwiches, pizza, and ice cream here. 2) Try Bhel at Anand Dahya Bhelwala Sev puri, bhel puri, and dahi puri are the fast-moving items here. However, their specialty is cheese sev puri and cheese dahi puri. 3) Satisfy your dosa cravings at Balan Dosa The varieties of dosa here are so tempting that you will stop here when you are in Manek Chowk. Chocolate dosa, Gwalior dosa, gotala dosa, open cheese dosa, and uththapam are their highlights. 4) Taste varieties of sandwiches at Manek Pizza and Sandwich Center Double cheese pizza, chocolate sandwich, ghugra grill sandwich, and ice cream sandwich are our recommendations here. 5) Have kulfi at Ashrafilal Kulfi They have several branches and every flavour is worth trying. Rajbhog, Mix Fruit, and Green Apple are our favorites. 6) Try Pan shot at Shree 9898 Fruit Shots Fruits shots are very popular in Ahmedabad and the pan shot & the jamun shot are a must try here.

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Mr. Shah was an amazing tour guide, being sure to explain each temple thoroughly and the significance of the details and history of each attraction. The driver was prompt and very friendly making the whole experience pleasant and feeling secured. I highly recommend the tour to anyone who is interested in learning more about the local religions, temples, and attractions in the Ahmedabad area.