Group Package For Gujarat Pilgrimage Tour With Wildlife Of Sasangir

Location: Dwarka

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Features

Holiday Type: City Break Tours

Interest Type: Pilgrimage Tours

Package Type: Wildlife Holiday

Package Overview

Dwarka :- Dwarka, a city that was known as Dwarawati in Sanskrit literature is one of the seven most ancient cities of India. This city was the abode of Lord Sri Krishna. It is the only place considered both as one of the “char dham” (four principal holy places), as well as one of the “sapta puris” (seven holy cities) in our religious texts.

The name Dwarka is derived from the word 'Dvar' that means Door in Sanskrit and the significance of this word is the door to Brahma. The city has special significance to the Vaishnavas. The Jagatmandir temple here has the idol of Dwarkadhish, a form of Lord Krishna. Nageshvara Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva, is also located near Dwaraka. There are numerous holy shrines in and around Dwarka and Beyt Dwarka attracts tourists every year.

Places Of Interest :- Dwarakadhish Temple, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga Temple, Shrine of Meerabai, Shri Krishna Temple, the Hanuman Temple and Kachoriyu.

Somnath :- Somnath temple stands at the shore of the Arabian ocean on the western corner of Indian subcontinent in Gujarat State. This pilgrimage is one of the oldest and finds its reference in the ancient texts like Skandpuran, Shreemad Bhagavat, Shivpuran etc. The chant from Rig-Veda quoted below mention the Bhagvan Someshwar along with the great pilgrimage like Gangaji, Yamunaji and Eastward Saraswati. This signifies the ancient value of this Tirthdham.

Somnath is in Prabhas Patan very near to Veraval. The Moon God is said to have been relieved from the curse of his father-in-law Daksha Prajapati by the blessings of Bhagvan Somnath.  In  the Shiva  Purana  and Nandi Upapurana, Shiva  said, I  am  always present everywhere  but  specially  in  12  forms  and places as  the Jyotirlingas. Somnath is one of  these 12 holy places. This is the first among the twelve holy Shiva Jyotirlings.

Places Of Interest :- Somnath Temple, Bhalka Tirth

Diu :- Diu is a vibrant city where you find people from different castes and religions. Diu is a major tourist center has many attractions and sightseeing like Bunder Chowk, Fort, Panikota, St. Paul’s Church, INS Kukri. Diu is more popular as a tourist place because of the natural beaches available very near to Diu like nagoa beach, Jalandhar beach, ghoghla beach and Diu city area itself located on beach. As Diu is a famous tourist place approximately 5000 tourist visitors visit Diu per month. Tourist and people of Diu celebrating all the festivals with colors and joy.

Diu Tourism department arranging Diu Festival every year in December to encourage tourism. Diu city is best known as a place that mixes tradition with modernity. This perfect blend is evident in its architecture, with number of historical monuments and structures. Night life in Diu is quite enjoyable and safe. 

Places Of Interest :- Diu Fort, Fortress of Panikota, Nagoa Beach, St. Paul's Church, Jallandhar Shrine, Gangeshwar Temple, Diu Museum, Ghoghla Beach and Gomtimata Beach.

Sasangir :- Sasan-Gir or the Gir Forest National Park is located in the Indian state of Gujarat. Spread across an area of 1412 square km, this sanctuary was established in 1965 to protect the dwindling population of lions. Sasan Gir Forest is today the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat.  

It is most popularly known for its population of Asiatic lions and considered as the safest protection areas for these Lions. Popular carnivores found in the place are Asiatic lions, Indian leopards, jungle cats, striped hyenas, golden jackals and many more. The park’s popular birds include vultures, crested serpent eagle, great horned owl and others. The forest also harbours a variety of smaller animals and birds. Other predators are the Panther and the Hyena. The Indian Deer, Sambar, Chital (spotted deer), Nilgai (blue bull), Chinkara and the Chowsingha (four horned antelope) are found here, along with the bear and the long tailed langur.

Another important attraction in the place is Kamleshwar Dam, which is situated in the centre of Sasan-Gir National Park. The Sasanagir national park commonly known as the Gir national park is the only abode left for the Asiatic lions and that’s what makes it a popular tourist spot.

There are many hotel options in Sasan-Gir for tourists. Travelers can choose from lodges, camps and resorts within the sanctuary to budget hotels located close to the wildlife sanctuary. This forest region of Gir was declared a ‘conservation area’ by the then Nawab of the ‘Princely State of Junagadh’ in early 1900 s itself. Gir. Tourists can enjoy a safari tour in this Interpretation Zone where all types of the habitats of Gir Forest are kept inside the chained fences fortified by double gate entry system. The best period to pay a visit to the Gir Forest National Park is mid October to mid June.

Places Of Interest :- Gir National Park, Crocodile Breeding Farm etc.

What it Includes?

  • Daily buffet breakfast only.
  • Welcome drink on arrival (Non alcoholic).
  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis for 1 night at Dwarka.
  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis for 1 night at Somnath.
  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis for 2 nights at Diu.
  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis for 2 nights at Sasangir.
  • This package includes all Transportation and Sightseeing by Indigo/Innova.
  • Meal Plan :- 6 Breakfasts only.

Please Note :- These rates are valid for Indian Passport holders only, foreigners are requested to, please cross check the rates with our tour experts before booking the package.

Important Note :- This is a proposal of quotation and not a confirmation of booking. Rates are subject to revision, hence we requests our customers to check the current rates with our Tour Experts in the moment of confirmation of the services or before the final booking...

Exclusions

  • Medical & Travel insurance.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any Airfare or Government Service tax .
  • Personal expenses are not included in the package.
  • X-Mas & New Year supplements will be charged extra.
  • Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation.
  • Any monument entrance fee/activity charges/adventure sport charges / Gaming charges, Jungle Safari etc. (if applicable).
  • Guide charges are not included in the package. This can be arranged at additional cost as per the guest request if available on that location.

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up From Jamnagar Drive To Dwarka And Local Sightseeing

Arrive at Jamnagar and proceed to Dwarka (150 kms - 4 hours). Visit Dwarkadheesh Temple in the evening. Dwarkadhish Temple is one of the most significant and visited Lord Krishna Temples in India. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Check-out From Dwarka And Drive To Somnath

After breakfast visit Okha for the Beyt Dwarka. Beyt Dwarka is an island accessible over a short boat ride where a prominent Lord Krishna Temple is located. Upon return visit Nageshwar Mahadev Temple enroute. Nageshwar temple is believed to be one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Visit Rukmini Devi Temple, Gomati Ghat Temples after returning to Dwarka. Travel to Somnath (240 kms - 4.5 hours). Enroute stopover at the Harsiddh Mata temple offering excellent views of the the Arabian Sea. Reach Somnat

Day 3: Check-out From Somnath Drive To Diu And Visit To Nagoa Beach

After breakfast visit Somnath Temple, a renowned Shiva Temple and considered one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples and one of the most visited Shiva Temples in India. Time permitting visit Bhalka Teerth. Travel to Diu (90 kms - 2 hours) .Diu, an erstwhile Portuguese Colony and now a popular beach getaway. Evening visit to the Nagoa beach. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Local Sightseeing At Diu

After breakfast sightseeing around Diu includes Nagoa Beach, St. Pauls Church, Diu Museum, Diu Fort. Water sports include Para Sailing, water skiing, water scooter, Family boat and speedboats are on offer at Ahmadpur Mandvi beach. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Check-out From Diu Drive To Sasangir

After breakfast proceed to Sasan Gir (120 kms - 3 hrs). Sasan Gir is only abode of Asiatic Lions and considered excellent for bird watching. The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species (including the endangered lesser florican and the saras crane) are recorded in the grasslands along the perifery of the sanctuary. Evening Safari in Gir. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Local Sightseeing At Sasangir

Sasan Gir has number of areas / wetlands that offer excellent Bird watching opportunities. Undertake safaris (morning and evening) for exploring different areas of the park. Kamleshwar Dams are home to Crocodiles. Lion sighting is generally good all through the year. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Check-out From Sasangir And Drop At Rajkot

After breakfast departure to Rajkot (160 kms - 3 hours) and proceed to onward journey.

Terms & Conditions

  • Transportation as per the itinerary only.
  • The package can’t be clubbed with any other offer/deal.
  • Package inclusions and itinerary can’t be change/negotiate.
  • Service Tax would be charged extra as per the govt. rule (as applicable).
  • The package can’t be booked for a single person; it is for 6 adults only.
  • Local sightseeing as per the itinerary depends on the local weather conditions.
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon the concerned hotel’s cancellation policies.
  • Guests are not allowed to drive the cab, provided for the above mentioned itinerary.
  • The above package is not valid during the festival season, national holidays, long weekends, and New Year.
  • Per person rates (in Rs.), and applicable on 6 persons, on double sharing basis (maximum 2 adults per room is allowed).
  • All transfers, excursions, sightseeing and travel as per itinerary in an air conditioned vehicle (The air conditions will work in plain areas only and not on hills).
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice. However the new package rates would be conveyed to the guest depending on the availability in the hotels.
  • Air condition is allowed in the moving position of the cab provided and not in the standing position if it is more than 10 minutes for the above mentioned itinerary.
  • Guests are not allowed to drink (alcohol)/smoke / do any other illegal activities as per the Indian laws inside the cab, provided for the above mentioned itinerary.
  • One Child between 0 to 4 years is complimentary (without bed) after that each child between 0 to 4 years 50% of per person package cost without extra bed, child between 4 To 12 years will be charged 70% of the per person package cost with extra bed ( mattress ) sharing the same room with parents, beyond 12 years 100% per person package cost will be charged with extra bed (mattress) sharing the same room with parents and we request our guest to declare the actual age of the child at the time booking.
  • Bariza Holidays reserves the right to change/modify/terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice. However the guests who have already booked their packages would be informed on time.