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15 December 2017 / 26. Rabi-Ul-Awwal 1439

Khoja Heritage Tour 2017

Posted on Wed, 2016-10-26 10:05

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Day

Destination & Sightseeing

Day 01

Jan 2nd

Ahmedabad...

Arrive (Welcome) Our Representative will meet and Assist you with inside India travel documents. Transfer to the Hotel by Chauffeur driven car.  CHECK IN TIME 2.00 PM Rest of the day free for own activities

Overnight in Ahmedabad.

Day 02

Jan 3rd

Ahmadabad Guided Tour

Today morning after breakfast A trip around the Walled City of Ahmedabad will provide the visitor with valuable information of the city's glorious past. The simplicity of the city is complemented by the charm of the various museums, mosques, and forts spread across the city. The array of artefacts, antiques, and the exotic and colourful attire available for sale in the city is often tempting. The city has numerous places of interest for tourists, ranging from monuments to amusement parks. Some of the places of attraction are the Jama Masjid, Shaking Minarets, Calico Textile Museum, Sidi Sayid's Mosque, Hathi Singh Temple, Step-Wells, Sabarmati Ashram Home of Mahatma Gandhi and Vishala/Veechar (utensils museum). Visit Satpanthi Temple & Sarkhej Khoja Mosque

Overnight in Ahmadabad.

 

Day 03

Jan 4th

Ahmedabad to Bhavnagar Transfer

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel & transfer to Bhavnagar enroot Visit Blackbuck Sanctuary 65 kms before reaching Bhavnagar. After that Continue Drive towards Bhavnagar Arrive Bhavnagar and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Bhavnagar.

 

Day 04

Jan 5th

Bhavnagar Guided Tour

 

Today morning after breakfast Sightseeing options in Bhavnagar are the Ganga Devi Mandir and the Gandhi Smriti Museum. 

Vist Haji Naji Shrine. Visit Khojawad. Place where the Khoja community was first settled, & some still habitat in the houses from over 100 yrs. Meet community elders. Bhavnagar is the ideal base for forays into the places of interest in and around the area of Bhavnagar. The Gaurishankar Lake, with its well laid out park, is a popular picnic spot.

Overnight in Bhavnagar.

Day 05

Jan 6th

Bhavnagar to Mahuva Transfer

 

Today morning after breakfast Checkout from the Hotel and transfer to Mahuva enroot visit Talaja. The serene town of Talaja on the banks of Shetrunji River, has around 30 ancient Buddhist caves cut into the rocks, with perfectly identifiable carvings of Boddhisatva. The most impressive structure is the Ebhala Mandapa, a large hall with four octagonal pillars in the front. Visit Talaja & meet community elders & visit typical Farm & taste typical gujrati meal. (subject to confirmation)  Also visit WF sponsored housing complex in Talaja.

 

After that continue drive to Mahuva. Arrive Mahuva and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Mahuva.

 

Day 06

Jan 7th

Mahuva Guided Tour

Today morning after breakfast city Tour of Mahuva. Vist Mosque, housing projects & Aliman School in Mahuwa. Evening at one of the mosques to meet with local community.

Overnight in Mahuva.

Day 07

Jan 8th

Mahuva to Diu Transfer

 

Today morning after breakfast Checkout from the Hotel and transfer to Diu. Arrive Diu and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Diu.

 

Day 08

Jan 9th

Diu Guided Tour

 

Today morning after breakfast, Sightseeing around Diu includes Nagoa Beach, St. Pauls Church, Diu Museum, Diu Fort

Overnight in Diu.

Day 09

Jan 10th

Diu to Porbandar Transfer

 

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel & transfer to Porbandar enroot visit sidi village at Sasangir. After that continue drive to Porbandar. Arrive and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Porbandar.

 

Day 10

Jan 11th

 Porbandar to Jamnagar Transfer  122 Kms 2.5 hours

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel Visit birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi & the museum in Porbandar & transfer to Jamnagar. Arrive and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Jamnagar.

Day 11

Jan 12th

Jamnagar Guided Tour

Today Morning after breakfast. Visit Bala Hanuman Temple, known for its nonstop ‘Ramdhun’ -(nonstop chanting) since 1956. Also, visit Lakhota Museum, Lakhota Lake and other famous temples of Jamnagar. Visit Old Jamnagar Boarding school & meet community. Afternoon excursion to Lalpur. Lalpur is a small town of Jamnagar district, Gujarat, India near the bank of river Dhandhar. It is one of the tehsil of district Jamnagar. Lalpur tehsil has 72 villages in its area, which are the highest number of villages that one thesil has in Jamnagar District. There are religions like Hindu, Muslim and Jain. Lalpur is famous for its ragada center and famous peda (a sweet) of Sadrubhai. After tour Transfer back to Jamnagar Hotel.

If you have not had enough, shop till you drop at the local markets in Jamnagar known for its Bandhni work.

Overnight in Jamnagar.

Day 12

Jan 13th

Jamnagar to Bhuj Transfer 161 Kms 4.5 hours

 

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel & transfer to Bhuj. Arrive and Transfer to the Hotel. Evening visit the Kutchi Market.

Overnight in Bhuj.

 

Day 13

Jan 14th

Bhuj- Kutch & villages

Today morning after breakfast, This district of Gujarat brings to mind a unique landscape with salty marshlands and no vegetation. Situated on the Gulf of Kutch, leading to the Arabian Sea, it is also known as the Rann of Kutch. The word Kutch or Kachchh, means tortoise in Sanskrit, and interestingly the shape of the region is rather like a tortoise. The word also means something that becomes alternately wet and dry, and it is true that the Rann of Kutch becomes submerged under water during the rains. Kutch is the second-largest district in India after Leh. The headquarters of the district are at Bhuj town. Tourism activities here involve desert safaris by jeep, shopping for the unique local handicrafts, The people of Kutch comprise of nomadic, semi-nomadic and artisan tribes who contribute to the rich folk art and culture of the region. The embroidered garments with mirror-work and the camel wool shawls from here are extremely famous; as is the chunky silver jewellery and carved woodcraft. You could visit the villages around Bhuj as each of them makes. Visit aaina mahel, museums, kutchi cloths shop. Visit shrine of Pir Dadu in Bhuj one of he may Pirs responsible for the Khoja conversion. One of he decendents of the Pir still lives in Bhuj.

Overnight in Bhuj.

Day 14

Jan 15th

Bhuj

Today morning after breakfast, Rann Utsav Fair in Bhuj. Visit White Rann and Black Hill

Overnight in Bhuj.

Day 15

Jan 16th

Bhuj to Mandvi  via Kera Transfer

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel & Transfer to Mandvi enroot visit Kera. Full day in Kera to meet community leaders, & visit shrine of Pir Gulamali Shah & the Kera cemetery. - Arrive Mandvi and Transfer to the Hotel.

Overnight in Mandvi.

Day 16

Jan 17th

Mandvi

Day excursion to Mundra   Relax, see Dhow Building & meet Captain Bodha who was a young sailor to recount the way we travelled in dhows.  Visit his exhibition of Dhow models.

Overnight in Mandvi.

 

Day 17

Jan 18th

Mandvi  to Ahmedabad Transfer

Today morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel & Transfer to Ahmedabad. Arrive and Transfer to the Hotel. Day free for own activities.

Overnight in Ahmedabad.

Day 18

Jan 19th

Ahmedabad Depart…

Today morning after breakfast, CHECK OUT TIME NOON from the hotel.  Transfer to Ahmedabad Airport.

And Our Tour Ends With Sweet Memories...

 

City

Hotel

Web Site

Ahmedabad

Radisson blue

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Bhavnagar

Basil Park

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Mahuva

Hotel heaven

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Diu

Radhika Beach Resort

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Porbandar

Lord Eco Inn

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Jamnagar

Fortune Palace 

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Bhuj

Hotel Prince

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Mandvi

The Beach of Mandvi Resort (Camps)

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This Hotel provide all Meals

 

Included

Accommodation on Twin / Double Occupancy 

Meals : Breakfast

Mandvi is with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Air Conditioned Transportation in Chauffeur driven vehicle for Tours, Transfers and Sightseeing

Escorted Guided Tour

Highlights:

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Jeep Safari in Blackbuck Sanctuary

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White Ran of Kuttch Jeep Safari

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Kattchi Dance Program

Entrance Tickets to Monuments

All Taxes Included

Not Included

Visa

Flight Tickets

Flight Tickets with in India

Travel & Medical Insurance

Lunch or Dinner

Mineral water aerated drinks

Personal expenses

Photography and video shooting charges

Any Optional services or Highlights

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

Hotel Check-In 14.00 NOON, Check-out time 12:00 NOON

All Road timings between cities are approximate and can differ due to traffic conditions, weather conditions or any other situation beyond our control...

ROOM CATEGORY LISTED IN YOUR PRICE QUOTATION IS ONLY A REGULAR CATEGORY ROOM AS LISTED IN THE ROOM CATEGORY DETAILS

IF YOU NEED A HIGHER GRADE ROOM, COST WILL BE HIGHER.

IF YOU PREFER A HIGHER GRADE ROOM PLEASE ADVISE US NOW FOR A REVISED QUOTE BEFORE RESERVATIONS ARE MADE.

PLEASE NOTE NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED AFTER  RESERVATIONS ARE MADE.

 

 

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