12 Days Golden Triangle and Gujarat Tour

palitana gujarat

Tour Overview

Embark on an enchanting journey through the heart of India on this captivating 12-day tour. Begin in Delhi, a city of contrasts where historic splendor meets modern vibrancy. Explore the grandeur of Old Delhi, visiting Jama Masjid, Rajghat, and glimpsing the iconic Red Fort. Unveil the treasures of New Delhi, marveling at the Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and the impressive government buildings.

As you journey to Agra, let the allure of the Taj Mahal take your breath away, a mesmerizing testament to love’s eternal beauty. Immerse yourself in the Mughal heritage with a visit to Agra Fort. Move on to the Pink City of Jaipur, where the majestic Amber Fort and the regal City Palace await, each narrating stories of royal elegance.

Fly to Ahmedabad, where the past and present intertwine seamlessly. Discover the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi at his ashram, be charmed by the intricate architecture of the Adalaj step-well, and savor the authenticity of Gujarati cuisine. Venture into the Little Rann of Kutch, where you’ll encounter the endangered Asiatic Wild Ass and experience a bird-watching paradise.

Explore Bhuj and its surrounding villages, meeting skilled artisans and witnessing their traditional craftsmanship. En route to Gondal, discover Bhujodi’s textile heritage and the artistry of Dhamadka. In Gondal, marvel at the Riverside Palace and the Orchard Palace.

Continue to Palitana, a gateway to the spiritual heights of Shetrunjaya, adorned with 863 Jain temples. Conclude your journey with a visit to Lothal, an Indus Valley civilization site, before flying back to Delhi, where your incredible Indian odyssey comes to a close.

Duration:  12 Days/ 11 Nights

Places:  Delhi > Agra > Jaipur > Ahmedabad > Dasada > Bajana > Bhuj > Gondal > Palitana > Bhavnagar > Lothal > Ahmedabad > Delhi

12 Days Golden Triangle and Gujarat Tour

Destinations Covered

Delhi: The tour begins in the bustling capital city, Delhi, where you’ll experience the intriguing blend of historical splendor and modern energy. Explore the vibrant streets of Old Delhi, with its iconic Jama Masjid and the majestic Red Fort. Pay your respects at Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and then transition to New Delhi’s wide avenues and landmarks like the towering Qutub Minar and the grand India Gate.

Agra: Journey to Agra, the city of the world-famous Taj Mahal. Witness the breathtaking beauty of this marble marvel, a symbol of eternal love, as you learn about its poignant history. Discover the impressive Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing a fusion of architectural styles from various eras.

Jaipur: The Pink City of Jaipur awaits with its royal charisma. Explore the Amber Fort, perched majestically on a hill, and be enchanted by its intricate architecture. Immerse yourself in the opulence of the City Palace, where history comes alive, and observe the astronomical wonders of Jantar Mantar.

Ahmedabad: In Ahmedabad, the fusion of tradition and modernity is evident. Walk in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi at his ashram, understanding his philosophy of nonviolence and simplicity. Marvel at the elegant step-wells and the stunning architecture of the Jain temples. Savor the flavors of Gujarati cuisine and experience the vibrant energy of the city’s markets.

Little Rann of Kutch: Venture into the unique ecosystem of the Little Rann of Kutch, where you’ll spot the rare Asiatic Wild Ass and a diverse array of bird species. The barren landscape is unexpectedly teeming with life and offers an extraordinary experience for nature enthusiasts.

Bhuj: In Bhuj, explore the Banni villages, where local artisans exhibit their traditional craftsmanship. Witness the convergence of cultures in the town, evident in the unique architecture and the vibrant marketplaces.

Gondal: Gondal offers a glimpse into the regal past of Gujarat. Discover the Riverside Palace and the Orchard Palace, each showcasing a distinct charm. Dive into the history of the region as you explore the palatial residences of the royal family.

Palitana: As you reach Palitana, you’ll be awed by the sheer number of Jain temples that dot the landscape of Shetrunjaya Hill. Ascend the hill for a spiritual experience and marvel at the intricate carvings that adorn the temples.

Lothal: Step back in time at Lothal, an archaeological site of the Indus Valley civilization. Uncover the secrets of this ancient city’s advanced urban planning and maritime activities.

Detailed Tour Plan


You will arrive at Delhi’s International Airport.

Delhi International Airport

Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, our representative will meet you as you exit the Arrival terminal building after which you would be transferred to your hotel. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.


Breakfast at hotel. Morning visit Old Delhi – Jama Masjid, Red Fort (outside) and Rajghat.

Jama Masjid Delhi

Red Fort

Mahatma Gandhi's Memorial Delhi

Afternoon visit New Delhi – Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar and drive Past India Gate, Government building (ministry offices), Parliament House and President House.

humayun's tomb

Qutub Minar

Rashtrapati Bhawan

Overnight at hotel.


Breakfast at hotel. Morning drive to Agra. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Taj Mahal (closed on Friday) & Agra fort.


Morning visit Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (closed on Friday’s) followed by visit to Mother Teresa’s charity home.

Red Fort Agra

After lunch visit Agra Fort, an outstanding example  of  Mughal  architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast and lunch at hotel. Afternoon leave by surface for Jaipur, city is also known as Pink City.


Overnight at hotel.


Breakfast at hotel. Morning excursion to Amber Fort with a photo stop at Palace of Winds (Hawa Mahal). Enjoy Elephant ride to climb the fort.

amber fort jaipur

Hawa Mahal jaipur

Afternoon visit City Palace, Jantar Mantar or Royal Astronomical Observatory.

City Palace jaipur

Jantar Mantar jaipur

Overnight at hotel.


In time transfer from Jaipur hotel to airport to board flight to Ahmedabad. Arrive Ahmedabad, check in at hotel & later visit Ahmedabad city.

Gandhi Ashram Ahmedabad

Jain Temples Ahmedabad

adalaj step well ahmedabad

Sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad includes visit to Gandhi Ashram, Jain Temples, Adalaj step-well –  one of the finest example of architectural magnificence. Enjoy tea & snack break at Tea Stall, one of the unique social meeting joint of locals done in age-old graveyard that is nestled in the middle of 22 tombs.

In evening, visit the handicraft market of Law Garden. Enjoy the traditional and authentic Gujarati food dinner. Overnight at hotel.


Morning half day sightseeing tour of Ahmedabad starts with the Heritage walk visiting Swaminarayan Temple and old city settlements.

Swaminarayan Temple Ahmedabad

Visit Jumma Masjid, a Friday mosque that dates back to 1423 A.D. one of the best combination of Muslim & Hindu architectural style.

Jumma Masjid Ahmedabad

Also visit Calico Textiles Museum. The Calico Museum of Textile, 130 years old is regarded as one among the foremost textile museums in the world and an important Indian institution.

The Calico Museum of Textile AhmedabadIts outstanding collection of Indian fabrics exemplifies handicraft textiles spanning five centuries. Later we drive to Bajana (Little Rann Of Kutch). Overnight at hotel.


Morning safari into The Little Rann Of Kutch – The highlight of this sanctuary is the Asiatic Wild Ass or ‘Gudkhur’ that is endemic to the region & is one of the most endangered species in the world.

Wild Ass at Bajana - Little Rann Of Kutch

Bajana - Little Rann Of Kutch

The Little Rann of Kutch is also a paradise for bird watchers.  Later drive to Bhuj. Evening visit the Bazar and Aiana Mahal Museum – a unique example of an Indian palace built in the mid-eighteenth century with European influence.

Aina Mahal Museum Bhuj

Overnight at hotel.


Full day excursion to Banni Villages.

Amidst the deserts, lies the quaint little villages on the India border. Here you will come across master craft people exposing their traditional art form. Their ornaments, clothes, utensils, everything they use will make you feel that you are in lifestyle museum, leaving you spellbound.

banni villages gujarat

Return to Bhuj for an overnight stay.


Drive to Gondal en-route visiting Bhujodi to meet the weavers of the community Vankar, also discover the nearby towns of Harijan and Dhamadka.

Bhujodi is a small town just 8 km southeast of Bhuj. It is a major textile center of Kutch, majority of its inhabitants are  involved in textile handicraft production. Here you can meet weavers, tie-dye artists and block printers. Dhamadka is a major center of the traditional block-printing technique of Gujarat.

dhamadka block printing

The important historical places in Gondal are The Riverside Palace & The Huzoor Palace which is also the residence of the current royal family. It is known as the Orchard Palace because of its huge surroundings of fruit orchards, lawns and gardens.

The Huzoor Palace Gondal

Overnight at hotel.


Drive to Bhavnagar, en-route visiting Palitana.

palitana temples gujarat

Palitana is little more than a gateway to Shetrunjaya, strew with 863 temples. The temples were built over a period of 900 years on a hilltop dedicated entirely to God and belong to Jain community.

palitana gujarat

Overnight at hotel.


Drive to Ahmedabad en-route visiting Lothal.

Lothal Archaeological museum

Lothal – a perfect place to get an insight of the Indus Valley civilization. The most dominating site at Lothal is the massive dockyard spanning an area of 37 meters by 22 meters perhaps the greatest work of Maritime Architecture.

lothal gujaratLothal was also famous for its arterial streets, microbes of gold, ivory and coppersmith’s workshops, potteries and underground sanitary drainage.

Note: Museum of Lothal remains closed on Fridays.

Transfer to airport to board evening flight from Ahmedabad airport to Delhi. Arrive Delhi, meeting & assistance and transfer to hotel/ straight transfer to airport to board onward flight.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What is the starting point of the tour?
a: The tour begins in Delhi, the capital city of India.

q: What are the highlights of the Delhi sightseeing?
a: The Delhi sightseeing includes visits to landmarks such as Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Rajghat, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, India Gate, and government buildings.

q: How is transportation between cities arranged?
a: Transportation between cities is arranged by surface drives and domestic flights as per the itinerary.

q: What is the significance of Agra in the tour?
a: Agra is known for the iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the historic Agra Fort.

q: What attractions can be explored in Jaipur?
a: In Jaipur, you can explore the Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, and experience the vibrant culture of the Pink City.

q: How does the tour include a cultural experience in Ahmedabad?
a: Ahmedabad offers a blend of history and culture with visits to Gandhi Ashram, Jain Temples, and the unique experience of having traditional Gujarati food at a local tea stall.

q: What is the significance of Little Rann of Kutch?
a: The Little Rann of Kutch is home to the endangered Asiatic Wild Ass and diverse birdlife, providing an unparalleled wildlife experience.

q: What is unique about the Banni villages near Bhuj?
a: The Banni villages offer a glimpse into the traditional art forms and lifestyle of local craftsmen, making it a cultural hub.

q: How does the tour explore royal history in Gondal?
a: Gondal showcases the royal heritage through visits to the Riverside Palace and Orchard Palace, which provide insights into the history and lifestyle of the region’s rulers.

q: What historical significance does Lothal hold?
a: Lothal is an archaeological site that was once part of the Indus Valley civilization, offering a glimpse into ancient urban planning, maritime activities, and craftsmanship.

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15 Days Vibrant Gujarat Tour

Gandhi Ashram Ahmedabad

Tour Overview

Embark on a captivating journey through the cultural tapestry of western India on this comprehensive tour. Starting in the bustling city of Mumbai, you’ll venture into the historical heart of Aurangabad, where the echoes of ancient art and architecture come alive. Explore the awe-inspiring Elephanta Caves, and witness the splendid symmetry of Indian rock-cut architecture at Ajanta Caves. As you journey to Rajkot, Junagadh, and Sasangir, immerse yourself in myth, legend, and the natural world, encountering impressive forts, sacred temples, and the vibrant flora and fauna of Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary.

Discover the spiritual significance of the revered Somnath temple, experience the coastal charm of Diu, and encounter the sanctity of Jain temples in Palitana. In the midst of this journey, the cityscape of Ahmedabad beckons, adorned with historic landmarks and architectural marvels. Traverse from Dungarpur’s tranquility to Udaipur’s regal beauty, where palaces, museums, and serene lakes paint a rich tapestry of Rajasthan’s heritage. This enchanting exploration concludes in the vibrant city of Mumbai, leaving you with indelible memories of a remarkable odyssey.

Duration:  15 Days / 14 Nights

Places:  Mumbai > Rajkot > Junagadh > Sasangir > Somnath > Diu > Palitana > Bhavnagar > Lothal > Ahmedabad > Dungarpur > Udaipur > Mumbai

15 Days Vibrant Gujarat Tour from Mumbai

Destinations Covered

Mumbai: Begin your journey in Mumbai, the bustling metropolis known for its vibrant energy and eclectic mix of cultures. Explore iconic landmarks like the Gateway of India and the Prince of Wales Museum. Delve into the city’s maritime history with a cruise to the Elephanta Caves, showcasing ancient rock-cut sculptures and architecture.

Aurangabad: Aurangabad takes you back in time with its historical significance and architectural marvels. Marvel at the intricate carvings and sculptures at Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city tour introduces you to the blend of old and new, from the majestic Bibi-ka-Maqbara to the modern cityscape.

Rajkot & Junagadh: Discover Rajkot’s connection to Mahatma Gandhi at Kaba Gandhi Delo and explore the Watson Museum and library. Journey to Junagadh, a city steeped in myth and legend, as you explore Uparkot Fort, Ashoka’s Rock edicts, and the serene Damodar Kund.

Sasangir: Experience the wild side of India at Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary, home to the rare Asiatic lion. Encounter these majestic creatures and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the sanctuary.

Diu: Diu offers a refreshing coastal getaway, where you can explore Diu Fort, soak in the sun at Nagoa Beach, and wander through the charming town. The fusion of history and relaxation makes for a unique experience.

Palitana: Palitana holds spiritual significance with its stunning Jain temples. Climb the Shatrunjaya Hill to witness the breathtaking cluster of more than 900 intricately carved marble temples.

Ahmedabad: Explore Ahmedabad’s rich heritage, from the Jama Masjid and Sidi Saiyyed Mosque to the Sabarmati Ashram associated with Mahatma Gandhi. The city’s architectural wonders and historical sites tell the story of its past.

Dungarpur: Dungarpur transports you to a serene world, where Gauri Shankar Lake and the picturesque surroundings create a tranquil atmosphere.

Udaipur: Udaipur, the “City of Lakes,” exudes royal splendor. Marvel at the opulent City Palace, enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola with views of the Lake Palace, and immerse yourself in the cultural richness of this enchanting city.

This comprehensive tour weaves together historical, cultural, and natural elements, offering a diverse and unforgettable journey through the heart of western India’s captivating destinations.

Detailed Tour Plan

Day 01: Mumbai

On arrival, you will be met by our representative & transferred to hotel where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis.

mumbai chhatrapati shivaji international airport

Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Mumbai 

Breakfast at hotel, AM: proceed to take a cruise in the Arabian Sea to see the famous Elephanta Caves – Hewn out of solid rock, the Elephanta Caves date back to 600 AD, The cave complex is a collection of shrines, courtyards, inner cells, grand halls and porticos arranged in the splendid symmetry of Indian rock-cut architecture, and filled with exquisite stone sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses represented in many reincarnations.

Elephanta Caves

In the afternoon city tour of Mumbai (Bombay) visiting Gateway of India – the imposing stone archway in Indo-Saracenic architecture built in 1911, Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Gardens, the Aquarium and Marine Drive, also known as “Queens Necklace”.

Prince of Wales Museum

hanging gardens of mumbai

Marine Drive Mumbai

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03: Mumbai – Rajkot

Breakfast at hotel and checkout, Morning transfer to Airport for flight to Rajkot.

Mumbai Rajkot Flight

On  arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Afternoon city tour covering Kaba Gandhi Delo – Gandhiji’s ancestral home, Watson Museum & library located in the pleasant Jubilee garden, Lal Pari Lake & Randerda – a picturesque picnic spot.

Kaba Gandhi Delo

watson museum rajkot

Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Rajkot – Junagadh – Sasangir

Breakfast at hotel & check-out from hotel, Morning drive to Sasangir en-route visiting Junagadh – An ancient fortified city rich in Myth & Legend.

damodar kund junagadh

Visit Uparkot Fort – famous for its virtual inaccessibility, Ashoka’s Rock edicts – the fourteen rock edicts of the Emperor Ashoka, Damodar Kund – A sacred tank. On arrival in Sasangir, check in into  hotel.

Uparkot Fort

Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: In Sasangir

Breakfast at hotel, The day to visit the world of wild fauna. Time for Game viewing.

Sasangir Wildlife

Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Sasangir – Veraval – Somnath – Diu

Breakfast at hotel, Morning proceed to Somnath enroute visiting Veraval – one of the India’s major fishing ports. Visit Bhalkeshwar temple and Bhid Bhanjan Mandir.

Bhid Bhanjan Mandir

In Somnath visit the seat of the twelve most sacred “Jyotirlingas’ of Lord Shiva.

Somnath Jyotirlinga

Continue the drive to Diu, on arrival check in into hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: In Diu

Breakfast at hotel, Morning visit to the town sandwiched between the massive Diu Fort to the east and a huge city wall to the west.

Diu Fort

In the afternoon relax at Nagoa beach.

Nagoa Beach Diu

Overnight at hotel.

Day 08: Diu – Palitana – Bhavnagar 

Breakfast at hotel and check-out, later in morning drive to Palitana – The Place of Victory, Visit the exclusive Jain temple.

palitana temples gujarat

Later drive to Bhavnagar. On arrival check in into hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09: Bhavnagar

Breakfast at hotel, Morning visit Gauri Shankar Lake – a beautiful picnic spot, Takhteshwar temple & The Lock Gate.

Gauri Shankar Lake

takhteshwar temple bhavnagar

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10: Bhavnagar – Lothal – Ahmedabad

Breakfast at hotel & later checkout, Morning drive to Ahmedabad en-route visiting Lothal Archaeological museum.

Lothal Archaeological museum

lothal gujarat

On arrival check in into hotel. Overnight to be spent at hotel.

Day 11: In Ahmedabad 

Breakfast at hotel, Morning sight seeing tour of Ahmedabad covering Ahmed Shah’s Mosque, Balvatika, Teen Darwaza and Bhadra Fort, Daria Khan’s Ghumat, Siddi Sayyad’s Mosque, Gita Mandir, Swami Narayan Temple, Hathisingh Jain Temple, ruins of Jhulta Minar (Swinging Minarets), Jama Masjid , Kankaria Lake, Rani Sipri’s Mosque and Tomb, Rani Roopmati Mosque & Sabarmati Ashram.

Swaminarayan Temple Ahmedabad Jain Temples Ahmedabad Jumma Masjid Ahmedabad bhadra fort ahmedabad

Gandhi Ashram Ahmedabad

Evening free to relax, overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Ahmedabad – Dungarpur

Breakfast at hotel and checkout from hotel, Morning drive to Dungarpur. On arrival check in at Hotel.


Day free to explore the surroundings. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Dungarpur – Udaipur

Breakfast at hotel and checkout, Morning drive to Udaipur. On arrival, check in into hotel.

ekling ji & nagda temple udaipur rajasthan

Evening excursion to Nagda Ruins & Eklingji Temples on the lake Bagel, drive back to Udaipur.

Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Udaipur 

Breakfast at hotel – AM sightseeing tour of Udaipur visiting The City Palace and Museum is considered as the largest palace complex in Rajasthan comprising of Jagdish Temple which was built in 1651 AD, Crystal Gallery & Durbar Hall all in the vicinity of City Palace Complex.

jagdish temple udaipurCity Palace udaipur city palace udaipur city palace udaipur

Later visit Maharana Pratap Memorial it has the bronze statue of Maharana Pratap, the legendary warrior king of Udaipur. Saheliyon Ki Bari is a small ornamental garden built in the honour of royal ladies.

Saheliyon ki bari udaipurLate afternoon enjoy a two hour boat-ride on Lake Pichola visiting many Ghats (banks) of washing, bathing etc and enjoy excellent views of the Lake Palace and City Palace.

pichola lake udaipur

Evening free to relax,

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 15: Udaipur – Mumbai 

Arrive Mumbai, transfer assistance to and from airport, board flight for return journey.

End of Tour

FAQs about the Tour

q: What are the main highlights of Mumbai that I’ll get to see on this tour?
a: In Mumbai, you’ll explore iconic landmarks like the Gateway of India, Prince of Wales Museum, and take a cruise to the Elephanta Caves, featuring ancient rock-cut sculptures and architecture.

q: What is the significance of Aurangabad in this tour?
a: Aurangabad is known for its historical significance and architectural wonders. You’ll visit the Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with intricate carvings, as well as other attractions like Bibi-ka-Maqbara.

q: What can I expect to see in Rajkot and Junagadh?
a: In Rajkot, you’ll explore Kaba Gandhi Delo, Watson Museum, and more. In Junagadh, you’ll visit Uparkot Fort, Ashoka’s Rock edicts, and Damodar Kund, all steeped in myth and history.

q: Is there an opportunity to see wildlife on this tour?
a: Yes, you’ll experience the wild side of India at Sasangir Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can encounter the rare Asiatic lion and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the sanctuary.

q: What is the significance of Diu on this tour?
a: Diu offers a coastal retreat where you can explore Diu Fort, relax on Nagoa Beach, and explore the charming town, creating a unique blend of history and relaxation.

q: What makes Palitana a special destination?
a: Palitana is known for its stunning Jain temples atop Shatrunjaya Hill. With more than 900 intricately carved marble temples, it holds significant spiritual and architectural importance.

q: What historical sites can I explore in Ahmedabad?
a: Ahmedabad offers a wealth of historical sites, including the Jama Masjid, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Sabarmati Ashram associated with Mahatma Gandhi, and more.

q: How does Dungarpur fit into the tour?
a: Dungarpur offers a serene escape with attractions like Gauri Shankar Lake and picturesque surroundings, providing a tranquil interlude on your journey.

q: What is the highlight of Udaipur?
a: Udaipur, known as the “City of Lakes,” offers royal splendor with attractions like the City Palace, boat rides on Lake Pichola with views of the Lake Palace, and a rich cultural experience.

q: What kind of experience does this tour offer?
a: This tour presents a diverse and comprehensive experience, combining historical, cultural, and natural elements, allowing you to explore the heart of western India’s captivating destinations.

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