Duration: 19 Nights / 20 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi – Khajuraho – Jhansi – Gwalior – Bhopal – Indore – Ahmedabad – Zainabad – Rajkot – Sasangir – Mandvi – Bhavnagar – Ahmedabad – Mumbai
Opt for Gujarat with Madhya Pradesh tour package of 19 nights and 20 days, if you want to explore the popular attractions of these two states of India. During the tour, you are going to visit well-known destinations like Delhi, Khajuraho, Jhansi, Gwalior, Indore, Rajkot, Ahmedabad and so on. The itinerary also includes wildlife safari into the Gir Forest National Park and the Rann of Kutch. You are also going to enjoy fun activities at Mandvi beach.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
Day 1: Delhi
Reach Delhi and get transferred to your pre-booked hotel. Rest for some time. Post lunch, visit the popular attractions of Old Delhi that will include Red Fort, Jama masjid, Chandini Chowk, and Raj Ghat. Stay overnight.
Day 2: Delhi-Khajuraho
The morning of day 2 is fixed for sightseeing of New Delhi that includes Qutab Minar, Humayns tomb and so on. In the afternoon, get an on-time transfer to the airport to board a flight to Khajuraho. After reaching, move to your pre-booked hotel. The evening at leisure. Stay overnight.
Day 3: Khajuraho
On day 3 have your breakfast and leave for exploring the Khajuraho group of temples. This UNESCO World heritage Site took a span of 200 years to get completed. These temples are world-renowned for exotic figures such as couples in provocative postures, mystical animals, dancers and so on, embracing the walls. Later, do not miss the Archaeological Museum which houses the Ashoka Pillar. Stay overnight.
Day 4: Khajuraho-Jhansi
Post breakfast, board an early morning bus to Jhansi. On the way, explore the medieval town of Orchha, an erstwhile flourishing capital of the Bundela Rajputs. Visit the Chattris, fort, palace and temples of those times. Proceed to Jhansi. Once you reach Jhansi, check-in at your hotel. Step out of your room to visit the Government Museum, housing numerous artifacts and the remains of the Jhansi Fort, constructed in 1613 by Raja Bir Singh Deo. Overnight stay.
Day 5:Jhansi – Datia – Sonagiri – Gwalior
Have your breakfast and get transported to Gwalior by surface. On the way, halt at Datia to visit a seven storey palace commissioned by Raja Bir Singh Deo during the 17th century. This magnificent structure is a proof brilliant Hindu architecture. Next halt is at Sonagiri, where you are going to visit the Jain temples that were constructed during the 10th century. On arrival, check- in at your hotel. Stay overnight.
Day 6: Gwalior
On the morning of day 6, after breakfast, leave for a city tour of Gwalior. Today, you are going to enjoy guided tours to the Fort Complex, which are going to include Saas Bahu temples, Man Mandir Palace, Suraj Kund and so on. Afterwards, you are going to visit the Rani Jhansi memorial and the tombs of Tansen and Ghaus Mohammed. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Gwalior-Bhopal
After breakfast, get on-time transfer to the railway station to board a train to Bhopal. Once you reach, get transferred to your hotel. Have lunch and later leave for a day-trip to Sanchi- a famous Buddhist site that houses stupas, chaityas and monasteries. These structures are an excellent example of Buddhist art. Stay overnight in Bhopal.
Day 8: Bhopal
Day 8 is for a day-trip to Bhojpur, a site housing popular ancient temples of Lord Shiva, Bhojeshwar temple and an unfinished Jain temple. Later, proceed to Bhimbetka to visit the Bhimteka caves. This World Heritage Site is more than 30,000 years old. These caves consist of rock art and paintings. Back to Bhopal for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Bhopal – Ujjain – Indore
In the morning, leave for Indore by road. On the way, stop at Ujjain, a very well-known pilgrimage centre. You will visit the popular attractions which may include Gomti Kund, Chobis Khamba temple, Kal Bhairav Mandir and so on. Later continue Indore. Late evening arrival. Check-in at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Indore – Mandu – Indore
Day 10 post breakfast is for an excursion to Mandu, also known as Mandavgad, resort of the erstwhile medieval Rulers, now in ruins. Do not miss visiting Jahaz Mahal, a popular tourist attraction that is located between two artificial lakes. Back to Indore for night stay.
Day 11: Indore – Ahmedabad
Have your breakfast and get transferred to Ahmedabad by flight. Once you reach, get transported to your pre-booked hotel. The day is at leisure. You can indulge in sightseeing or can visit the well-known markets for shopping. Overnight stay.
Day 12: Ahmedabad – Modhera – Zainabad
Have your breakfast, board a bus for Zainabad. On the way, you are going to visit Modhera. This place houses an ancient Sun Temple, which was erected during 11th century. Built by King Bhima Dev, this temple is dedicated to the Sun-God. Next in line is Adalaj, a 15th century step well. Proceed to Zainabad. On reaching, continue to your wildlife camp. Stay overnight.
Day 13: Zainabad – Wankaner – Rajkot
Lave for an early morning safari in the Rann of Kutch to spot the well-known Indian Wild Ass and other migratory birds. Return to your camps, later on. Have your lunch and leave for Rajkot by road. On the way, you are going to visit the Wankaner Palace. This is one of the grandest palaces in Gujarat, popular for its architecture that is a mix of Venetian, Rajput, Islamic and Gothic styles. After reaching Rajkot, complete the check- in formalities at your pre-booked hotel. The day is free. Indulge in activities of your interest. If you want then you can visit the local bazaar or can explore the surroundings on foot. Stay overnight.
Day 14: Rajkot – Junagadh – Sasangir
After having your breakfast, hit the road to go to Sasangir. On the way, halt at Junagadh to visit the Uparkot Buddhist Caves. Once you reach Sasan Gir National Park, check- in at your lodge. If you want then you can enjoy a nature walk today. Stay overnight.
Day 15:Sasangir – Chorwad beach- Sasangir
Embark on an early morning safari into the Gir Forest National Park. The wildlife reserve boasts of being the only home for Asiatic Lions. The other animal species include Chital, Nilgai, Hare, Sloth bears, Indian Cobras, Jungle cats, etc. Return to the lodge for lunch. Later, leave to visit to the Chorwad beach village, a perfect picnic point where you can indulge in fun activities like leisure walk, fishing, boating, swimming etc. Return to Sasan Gir for an overnight.
Day 16:Sasangir – Somnath – Ahmedpur Mandvi
After breakfast at the lodge, begin your road journey to for Mandvi. On the way, you are going to stop at Somnath. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga sacred shrines of Lord Shiva. After reaching the Ahmedpur Mandvi beach, check- in at your hotel. If time and energy permits, you can take a walk to explore the nearby surroundings. Overnight stay.
Day 17: Mandvi – Bhavnagar
Post breakfast, by surface leave for Bhavnagar. On the way, you will visit Palitana, an important religious site for the followers of Jainism. This site nicknamed as “City of Temples”, houses several striking Jain temples, located on the top of a hill. On arrival in Bhavnagar, complete the check- in formalities at your pre-booked hotel for overnight stay. The evening is free.
Day 18: Bhavnagar – Ahmedabad
In the morning, have your breakfast and leave for Ahmedabad by road. En-route, explore the ancient Harappan city of Lothal. After reaching, check into your hotel. After lunch, leave for a city tour that may include Sabarmati Ashram, Vastrapur Lake, Jama Masjid and so on. Stay overnight.
Day 19: Ahmedabad – Mumbai
Get an on-time transfer to the airport to board a flight for Mumbai. On arriving, get transported to your hotel. Spend the day in doing the activities of your interest. You can explore the major attractions, can shop at the popular markets or can indulge in fun activities at the beach. Overnight stay.
Day 20: Mumbai
Get an assisted transfer to the railway station or the airport to board a train or flight to your onward destination.
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