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Textile Tour of Gujarat

Duration : 10 Nights - 11 Days

Destination Coverd : Ahmedabad-Gondal-Gir-Jamnagar-Kutch-Bhuj-Dasada-Ahmedabad

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 01 : : Ahmedabad (Arrival By Flight)

Ahmedabad (Arrival By Flight) Upon arrival meet & greet our office representative at Airport, after transfer to hotel. Later visit Calico Museum of Textiles and other museums exhibiting textiles and handicrafts.
Located on the banks of Sabarmati River, Ahemdabad was once the capital of Gujarat and is the largest city in the state of Gujarat. Also known as Karnavati, Ahemdabad is also an important commercial center of India and is visited by large number of both leisure and business tourists. Ahmedabad is also a major center for textiles and handiwork and has interesting markets and bazaars. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Ahmedabad - Palaces Of Gondal (05 hrs)

After breakfast drive to Sayla. On reaching, take lunch at a textiles hotel and visit nearby villages to watch weavers at work and see local beadwork. Later continue to Gondal, known for its beadwork, silver jewelry and brassware and also visit the cottage industries of Gondal to watch spinners, weavers and other artisans at work. Also visit the famous Naulakha Palace housing a collection of beautiful beadwork, brass utensils, silverware and hand-painted wooden toys from the princely collection.
Once a princely state of Kathiawar, Gondal is a beautiful city in the Rajkot district of Gujarat. Founded in 1634, Gondal lies on the banks of Gondali river and is known for its palaces and historical monuments. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Gondal - Jetpur - Junagadh - Gir

After breakfast drive to Gir en-route Jetpur, known for its screen-printing factories, block printing and textile units. Also visit the Junagadh museums exhibiting textiles of the erstwhile Nawab including beautiful carpets.
Known for its forts and palaces, Junagadh is a beautiful city situated at foot of mountain Girnar. Located in the Junagadh district of Gujarat, Junagadh was once a princely state of British India. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 04:Gir - Jamnagar (04 Hrs)

Morning after breakfast visit Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park. Later proceed to Jamnagar known for its bandhini (tie-and-dye) work. Gir in Gujarat is a deciduous forest and is the last abode of the Asiatic lion. Besides, the forest also has a thriving panther (leopard) population. It also has home to large population of chital or spotted deer, sambar, blue bull antelope, chinkara gazelle, chousingha (the world's only four-horned antelope), wild boar and other wildlife. Besides, you will also see a large number of avian population on the game-drive trail. Overnight stay at Hotels.

Day 05: Jamnagar - Kutch (04 hrs)

After breakfast drive for Anjar city in the Kutch district which is a centre for textile and metal handicrafts. On reaching transfer at Sharma Resorts, the only four-star resort in the Kutch District. Besides, visit Gandhidam known for its excellent textile market.
Earlier known as Nawanagar and located to the south of the Gulf of Kutch, Jamnagar is a beautiful city built up by Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 06: Explore Kutch – Bhuj

After breakfast excursion trip to Bhuj the way visit villages known for their ajrakh block printing, Ahir embroidery, Rabari embroidery and master weavers. Spend rest of the day visiting markets and monuments.
Surrounded by Gulf of Kachch and the Arabian Sea, Kutch is the largest district in the Gujarat state of India. Overnight stay

Day 07: Full Day Village Tour

Day starts with a visit to the villages of Sodha Rajputs, Muslim pastoral groups like the Jaths and Muthwas and their sub-groups, Hindu pastoral groups like the Rabaris, Meghwal Harijans and other communities known for their exquisite embroidery. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 08: Kutch - Dasada (04 hrs

After breakfast drive to Dasada is known for its Vadiara Rabari and Bharwad embroidery. Also, visit weavers and other artisans. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay.

Day 09: Dasada - Patan - Dasada

After breakfast drive for Anjar city in the Kutch district which is a centre for textile and metal handicrafts. On reaching transfer at Sharma Resorts, the only four-star resort in the Kutch District. Besides, visit Gandhidam known for its excellent textile market.
Earlier known as Nawanagar and located to the south of the Gulf of Kutch, Jamnagar is a beautiful city built up by Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Overnight at Hotel.
Patan: Home of the famous patola silk saris, Patan is a beautiful old town with Jain temples and carved wooden houses. Rani Ki vav (step well) is an excellent example of subterranean architecture of Gujarat. The exclusively carved side walls, pillars, beams, series of steps & platforms lead to the elaborately carved water well. Every surface is adorned with finely chiseled sculptures of maidens & Hindu deities, religious motifs & geometrical patterns.

Day 10: Dasada - Ahmedabad

After breakfast drive to Ahmedabad, upon arrival check-in to hotel. Evening free for leisure (Explore the textile companies). Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Ahmedabad - Departure (by Flight)

After breakfast Departure transfer from hotel to airport to connect flight for onward destination.

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PACKAGE COST INCLUDES: -
::- Assistance on Arrival & Departure.
::-Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis as Per Plan.
::-Breakfast at All Hotels.
::-Exclusive A/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
::-All permit fees & hotel taxes.

PACKAGE COST DOES NOT INCLUDES: -
::- Air Fare/Train fare.
::- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.
::- Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”.
::- Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
::- Guide & Monuments Entrance Fees.
::- Donations at temples / Any Pooja at Temple.
::- Jeep safari/devaliya park at Sasangir.
::- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
::- Govt. Service Tax. 05%

Note: - As per the Government directive, you are requested to produce your photo identity document such as Driving License/Voter ID Card/Passport/at the point of check in at the hotel. We appreciate your cooperation.

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