Colours of Gujrat

13 Days/ 14 Night
Mumbai- Baroda-Ahmedabad-Poshina-Zainabad-Bhavnagar-Poshina-Mumbai

Day 01: Arrive Bombay & transfer to hotel.

Day 02:  AM visit the elephant. PM city tour

Day 03:  Leave Bombay by flight to Baroda. 
Upon arrlve & drive to Chhota Udaipur to see the Rathwa tribes in and around the Region.Just 48 kms away town called Alirajpur of Rathore Rajput rulers and from Rathore the regin called RATH region and from Rath the tribal are called Rathwa.
 
Chhota Udaipur was the princely state of Chauhan Rajput who ruled much of this tribal Area for manyyears.Around Chhota Udepur are a number of very picturesquetribal Villages of Bhils and Rathwas.It is considered one of most primitive tribal belt of Gujarat Where one can experience their life style. 
 
Upon arrival at Chhota Udaipur Checkin at Kusumvilas Palace(Prem Bhawan). After an early lunch drive by jeep to the tribal villages like Kol, Kharakwada, Timla, Devhat etc.
Late evening return to Palace Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 04: After break fast proceed to tribal museum of Chhota Udaipur and lateron drive to nearby village to visit HAAT an mobilemarket where we can see many tribal people who comes to haat. Afternoon return to Palace for lunch. 
 
PM Proceed to visit couple of more villages of tribals to see ITHORA Wall paintings in their houses.Late evening return to Palace. Dinner and O/N.
 
After breakfast departure to Baroda enroute visiting Champaner fort of Pawagadh built in 15 th centuary by the Sultan of Ahmedabad Mehmud Begadha. Nagina and Jami mosques are the most beautiful speciman of indo saracenic architecture. Upon arrival at the hotel Lunch and then visit of couple of museums of Baroda. It was one of princely state of Gujarat ruled by Maratha Gaekwad. Now an important industrial city with many pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and fertilizersplants. It is the head quarter of Archeological survey of India for Gujarat region. Evening return to the hotel Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 05: After breakfast departure to Ahmedabad enroute visiting Vaso village famous for its intricated wooden carved Havelies of 18 th Cent. Upon arrival checkin at the hotel and lunch. 
 
PM After lunch proceed to visit one of the finest textile museum of the world. Calico museum has the finest collections of various types and kinds of textiles from all over the world right from the 17 th cent.to 19 th cent. Lateron visit the Gandhi ashram the place of the legend hero of the independence of India Mahatma Gandhi. Late evening return to the Hotel Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 06: After early breakfast second visit of city wherein you will see the facinating poles of Old city with beautiful wooden carved houses and one of the most colourful temple of city. Swaminarayan temple built in late 19 th cent.Onwards visit of Jami mosque and market. 
Return to the hotel for lunch.
 
PM Departure to Poshina. Arrival and checkin at Darbargadh. Dinner and O/N
 
Day 07: After breakfast visit of tribal villages around Poshina.It is ancentre to see Garacia tribals and also Rajasthani rabaries can beseen near Ambaji.An important hindu pilgrimage centre ofmother goddess Ambaji.Lunch at the Darbargadh After noon second safari to the tribal villages located in thearavalli hills. Late evening return to Darbargadh , Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 08: After breakfast departure to Zainabad enroute visiting Patan and Modhera. Anhilwad Patan was the capital of Gujarat it is only a place in Gujarat where one can see the double Ikat patola saree. It has also one of the largest stepwell of Gujarat called Rani ki vav built In early 11 th cent an excellent architecture speciman of Gujarat. Onward proceed to Modhera to visit Sun temple built in early 11 th cent by Bhimdev Solanki the king of Gujarat one of the best example of hindu architecture. Lunch at Modhera After visit drive to the base camp of Zainabad.Upon arrival checkin at the camp . EveningFree Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 09: After breakfast take safari in little rann of Kutch to see the asiatic wild asses and around 275 various species of birds. You also have opportunity to experience Bajana tribes and some cattle breeders .
 
Return to the camp and Lunch. PM  Second drive to the little rann of Kutch. Late evening return to the camp ,Dinner and O/N.
 
Day 10:  Third safari to the villages. Early lunch at the camp.
 
Day 11: Departure to Bhavnagar .Capital of Gohil Rajputs during Princely Gujarat. Also it was an flourishing port and today An important diamond cutting and polishing center of Gujarat.Alang ship breaking yard is just 55 kms away from here which Is considered one of the largest of its kind in Asia.
 
Upon arrival checkin at the Nilambagh Palace. Early dinner with folk dance programme. O/N.
 
Day 12: After early B/F. drive to Palitana to visit world famous Jain temples built from 11 th to 19 th Cent. On Shetrunjay hills. One of the most important pilgrimage center for Jains.
 
Upon arrival start climbing of Shetrunjay hills 4000 steps to visit 863 temples on the top of the hill.
 
Return to the foot of the hill and drive back to Bhavnagar. Lunch at the Hotel. 
 
PM Optional visit of Velavadar Blackbuck national park to see fewrare species of Indian and migratory birds, black buck,Nil gai, Indian grey wolf.Jackle, rusty spotted jungle cat etc. Late evening return to Hotel , Dinner & O/N. Palace.
 
Departure to Poshina .  Arrival and checkin at Darbargadh. Dinner and O/N
 
Day 13: After B/F. in time transfer to airport to catch flight to Bombay, arrive Bombay and transfer to hotel.
 
Day 14:  Fly to home.
 
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