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Royal Residences and Spiritual Ascents: Gondal to Girnar Day Tour

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Duration

8 Hours

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey with our ‘Royal Residences and Spiritual Ascents’ day tour, starting from Gondal and culminating at the sacred heights of Girnar. Explore the magnificent Naulakha Palace and Vintage Car Museum in Gondal, then venture to Junagadh to uncover the historical treasures of Uparkot Fort and Mahabat Maqbara. Finally, ascend Girnar Hill, a revered pilgrimage site, to witness panoramic views and delve into spiritual serenity. This tour promises a blend of regal grandeur, cultural heritage, and spiritual enlightenment, making it an enriching experience for travelers.

Highlights

  • Explore the opulent Naulakha Palace with its intricate architecture and lush gardens.
  • Admire a remarkable collection of vintage cars at the Gondal Vintage Car Museum.
  • Step into history at Uparkot Fort in Junagadh, a majestic ancient fortress.
  • Marvel at the fusion of Islamic and Gothic styles at Mahabat Maqbara, a stunning mausoleum.
  • Experience spiritual tranquility atop Girnar Hill while visiting its sacred temples and shrines.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 $ 252.00
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 $ 468.00
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 $ 720.00
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 $ 929.00
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 $ 1,147.00
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 $ 1,399.00
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 $ 1,652.00

What you will do

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Indicative Pick-Up Time: 8:30 AM

Indicative Drop-Off Time: 7:30 PM

TOUR ITINERARY

Morning:

8:30 AM: Begin your day with a pick-up from your hotel in Rajkot and start your journey towards Gondal, which is approximately 40 km away. Enjoy the scenic countryside of Gujarat as you drive towards your first destination.

9:30 AM: Arrive in Gondal and begin your tour by visiting the Naulakha Palace, a magnificent royal palace built in the 18th century. This palace is known for its exquisite architecture, intricate carvings, and beautiful gardens. Explore the various rooms, courtyards, and galleries of the palace, which showcase the rich history and culture of the Gondal royal family.

10:30 AM: Next, visit the Vintage Car Museum, which houses a fascinating collection of vintage cars, carriages, and motorcycles that belonged to the Gondal royal family. Marvel at the well-preserved collection of classic automobiles, some of which are over a century old, and learn about their history, significance, and the stories behind them.

11:30 AM: Depart from Gondal and head towards Junagadh, which is approximately 110 km away. Enjoy the scenic drive as you make your way to your next destination.

Afternoon:

1:00 PM: Arrive in Junagadh and enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor the flavors of Gujarat's cuisine, known for its variety and taste.

2:00 PM: Begin your tour of Junagadh by visiting the Uparkot Fort, an ancient fort perched on a plateau. This fort is known for its impressive architecture, with its massive walls, grand gateways, and intricate carvings. Explore the fort's various structures, including the Jama Masjid, Buddhist caves, and ancient reservoirs, and learn about the history and cultural heritage of the region from your guide.

3:30 PM: Visit the Mahabat Maqbara, a beautiful palace-mausoleum known for its unique blend of Islamic and Gothic architecture. Admire the intricate carvings, arches, and domes on the walls of this grand palace, and learn about the historical significance of this royal mausoleum, which houses the tombs of the Nawabs of Junagadh.

4:30 PM: Depart from Junagadh and head towards Girnar Hill, which is approximately 8 km away. Girnar Hill is a sacred pilgrimage site and a popular destination for Hindu and Jain devotees. You can either hike or take a cable car to reach the top of Girnar Hill, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Explore the temples, shrines, and caves on Girnar Hill, and immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of this revered place.

Evening:

6:30 PM: Depart from Girnar Hill and head back to Rajkot, where your day tour comes to an end. Enjoy the scenic drive back to Rajkot, cherishing the memories of the historical, cultural, and spiritual treasures you experienced during the day.

7:30 PM: Arrive back in Rajkot by late evening, marking the conclusion of your enriching day tour. Reflect on the historical, cultural, and spiritual treasures you've encountered during this memorable journey through Gujarat's heritage sites.

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up and drop off to from your hotel in Ahmedabad
  • Transport by AC vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Languages

English

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