Gujarat, a land of colourful culture, captivating history, and diverse landscapes, offers a travel experience that’s both enriching and exhilarating. This 7-day adventure takes you through some of Gujarat’s most iconic destinations, from the bustling city of
Ahmedabad to the serene Little Rann of Kutch and the royal city of Bhuj.
Day 1: Arrival in Ahmedabad – A Glimpse of Culture and Nature
As your plane touches down in Ahmedabad, your journey through Gujarat begins. You’re greeted with warmth and immediately whisked away to explore the vibrant Law Garden Market and the tranquil Riverfront area. These first impressions of Ahmedabad set the stage for a colourful journey. Your comfortable stay awaits in the city.
Day 2: Ahmedabad to Bajana via Patan and Modhera – Heritage and Craftsmanship
Your adventure takes you from Ahmedabad to Bajana, with thrilling stops along the way. First, you visit Patan, home to the exquisite Rani ki Vav stepwell, a marvel of architecture. Dive into the world of Patola weaving, an art that the Salvi family has preserved for generations. Your next destination, Modhera, brings you to the magnificent Modhera Sun Temple, a testament to Gujarat’s architectural heritage. Your day ends in the captivating Little Rann of Kutch, promising an unforgettable overnight stay.
Day 3: Bajana to Bhuj – Cultural Heritage and Artistry
After breakfast, your journey continues to Bhuj. Aina Mahal, the 18th-century palace adorned with mirrors and gilded ornaments, welcomes you. You’ll also explore the fascinating Patola of weaving, a significant craft in Patan. An essential stop in Bhujodi introduces you to the world of handicrafts and the Craft Park. Bhuj offers cultural treasures that will enrich your travel experiences, including the opportunity to visit the Shri Swaminarayan Temple and Aina Mahal (subject to timing). You’ll spend the night in Bhuj.
Day 4: Bhuj to Mandvi – Beach Bliss and Royal Abode
Today, you venture to the coastal town of Mandvi, which boasts a pristine white sand beach. Here, you can indulge in beach activities, swim in the cool waters, or simply relax and savour local snacks by the seashore. You’ll visit the iconic Vijay Vilas Summer Palace, set alongside the beach. In the evening, you’ll have the chance to explore the 72
Jinalaya Mandir is dedicated to 72 different deities of Lord Vishnu. As night falls, you’ll return to Bhuj for a restful sleep.
Day 5: Bhuj to White Rann and Kalodungar – A Day of Natural Wonders
After breakfast, your journey takes you back to Bhuj, but not before visiting the Banni Village. The villages of Hodka, Ludiya, and Dhordo offer you a glimpse into the lives of various communities and their traditional crafts. You’ll explore the intricate
embroidery and mud work unique to this region. Hodka, in particular, is known for its beautiful embroidery and leather craft. Your journey also includes a visit to the dazzling Kalo Dungar and the surreal White Rann. It’s a day filled with natural wonders. Overnight in Bhuj.
Day 6: Bhuj to Ahmedabad – A Return Journey to Vibrant Ahmedabad
Today, you bid farewell to Bhuj and head back to Ahmedabad. Your night will be spent in the city, and it’s a great opportunity to explore more of this vibrant metropolis.
Day 7: Ahmedabad – Departure, but Not Without a Glimpse of Culture
On your final day in Gujarat, you’ll have the chance to visit some of Ahmedabad’s cultural gems. The breathtaking Akshardham Temple, Sidi Sayed Mosque, Swetambara Temple, Gandhi Ashram, and the awe-inspiring stepwell at Adalaj are part of your itinerary. Your day is a wonderful blend of spiritual and architectural wonders. Your journey concludes with a transfer to the airport, marking the end of a memorable adventure through Gujarat.