Gujarat Tribal Wonder with Gir Asiatic Lion Safari



Tour Code: DT-410/ GJTT- 2021-22

Tour Highlight– This special interest itinerary cover the most ethnic group their isolated villages, activities , culture and classic life style of vibrant Gujarat with world famous only the house of wild Asiatic lion kingdom at Gir National park

Mostly it design for our inbound guests (tourist) for that the arrival point we focus in Mumbai or Delhi and also there is direct flight from aboard to Ahmadabad airport too

During our journey we point out the place of direction and focus the particular days for the colorful weekly markets of our tribal

Day1- ( sat)- Upon arrival in Mumbai or Delhi airport from Abroad transfer to hotel and relax.

overnight- Mumbai  or Delhi

Day2-( Sun)- morning flight to Ahmedabad- Board the morning flight for Ahmadabad and Upon arrival at there meet our representative –   drive towards to Jambughoda  enrote visit the Champaner( world Heritage Site , UNESCO) – Pavagarh hill- check in a nice palace at Jambughoda (3hr drive + visit)

Overnight- Jambughoda

Direction: East side of Gujarat

Day3- (Mon)- Jambughoda- Rathawa tribe village- Kanwat ( weekly market)-Chhota Udaipur/ palace (1.20hr drive+ visit)

Morning after breakfast check out and drive towards Chhota Udaipur , meet the colorful Rathawa and Nayak tribe at their isolated villages famous for pithora painting and nice weekly market of Rathwa tribe.

Check in a nice palace at Chhota Udaipur- enjoy the mouth watering royal dinner with royal hospitality at there.

Overnight- Chhota Udaipur

Direction: East side of Gujarat state

Day4-( Tue)- Chhotta Udaipur- Lothal ( Indus Velly civilization , 3000 BC) – Palitana (6hr drive+ visit)

Morning enjoy the royal breakfast and then drive towards Bhavnagar, enroute visit the ruin part of famous ancient Indus valley Civilization area at Lothal- ( excursion the ancient ruin port, warehouse system, their settlement and drainage system around 5000 year  monuments of world history ) also visit the near by museum too.

Check in  nice heritage palace and relax at there.

Note- For budget guest we provide alternative clean comfort hotel accommodation at Bhavnagar also.

Overnight- Palitana

Direction: southern  side of Gujarat state

Day5-(wed)- Palitana ( Satrunjay Hill, A group of Jain Monument)- Sasan Gir (4.45hr drive+ visit)

Visit the Paradise of Group of ancient jain monuments while morning climb the thousands of steps at Satrunjay hill – Palitana and excursion the beauty of  jain monuments  ( very nice for photography outsides ). Check in a nice resort at Sasan Gir national park.

Note- Those guests have orthopedic , asthma, high blood pressure or heart problem we  recommend them to go by Swining Dolli (carried by four person with fix bench ) before hiring to visit the Palitana hill please negotiate the price with them or our guide will help you there for price negotiation.

Overnight- Gir National Park

Direction: southern  side of Gujarat state

 

Day6-(Thu)- Sasan Gir -2 open jeep safari ( am & pm)

Meet the wild Asiatic lion during open jeep safari on nature at sasan Gir national park.

Pm-Open  jeep safari.

Open jeep safari- on line booking in advance and what identity proof you mentioned please carry photo copy of that with the original too. and report 30 min. before of your starting time.

Overnight at the same resort.- at Gir National Park

Direction: southern  side of Gujarat

 

Day7-(Fri)-Sasan Gir-morning safari- Siddi tribal village-Somnath (2hr drive+ visit)

If desire morning again one jeep safari to meet the king of jungle at the Gir national park, then after check out and departure for Siddi tribal village ( complete  African origin)-excursion their life style at their village.

Proceed towards Somnath , check in a nice hotel at there and evening visit the illumination of Somnath temple from out side.

Overnight- Somnath

Direction: south side of Gujarat

 

Day8-(sat)-Somnath- Junagarh- Gondal (3hr drive+ visit)

Morning during sun rise proceed toward Somnath shore temple again – best time for photography ( accordingly sun ray).  Then after breakfast departure for Gondal , enroute visit Junagarh Viist Ashoka Rock edict -3rd c BC, Upercot Fort, Mahabat Maqbara then check in a nice palace at Gondal.

Stay with royal hospitality at there.

Note- For budget category guest we have  nice budget hotel alternative also.

Overnight- Gondal

Direction: south side of Gujarat

 

Day9-(Sun)-Gondal-Pandhar tribal village- Sayla. (4hr drive + visit)

Early stand up and during sun rise visit the Navlak palace and River side palace ( best for photography), and then after breakfast proceed to Sayla check in a nice heritage  palace , than after visit the famous Pandhar tribal village and meet the pandhar tribe – very different then others and their settlement. Late after enjoy the campfire with nice snacks and dinner at the royal palace.

Overnight- Sayla

Direction: central of Gujarat

 

 Day10-(Mon)-sayla- Dholavira( historical site)-Bhuj (6hr drive+ visit)

Morning visit the famous ancient Navlak temple -11th c AD, onroute visit the Dholavira – Historical site,then drive to Bhuj ( one of the famous town of weastern Gujarat of Kutch region ), upon check in collect the legal permit for Bani – Rabari village from collector office  (our driver or guide will do that )

Overnight- Bhuj

Direction: western side of Gujarat

Day11-( Tue)- Bhuj –Bani Group of Village- Dhordo ( full day Bani Group of tribal villages)

Excursion full day Rabari village of Bani group of tribal village- such as – Bani, Ludiya, Hodko, Dhordo etc

Overnight- Great Rann Of Kutch

Direction: West side of Gujarat

 

Day12-( Wed)-Dhordo- Jat Tribal village 

There are different type of Rabari//  full day – excursion Bhujudi,

Afternoon excursion the Jat tribal village with village cheap.meet the Fakirani and Dhaneta jat tribal group at their isolated village.

Jat– one of the most colorful and aggressive ethnic group of classic Gujarat, with out help of village cheap it is impossible to visit their village, and luckily we have very good local relation with the village cheap and his son so for us it is very possible to conduct and excursion their village.

Overnight- Great Rann Of Kutch

Direction: west  side of Gujarat

 

Day13- ( Thu)-Dhordo to Dasada- (5.30hr drive+ visit)

Morning after breakfast drive towards Dasada , a small town of central eastern part of Gujarat state. upon arrival there check in a nice resort.

pm- excursion the Des Rabari Tribe village  near by Dasada.

Note: there are different Rabari tribal communities are there accordingly area wise so excursion the different at this area.

Overnight- Dasada

Direction: East side of Gujarat

 

Day14-( Fri)-Dasada- 2 safari at Little rann of kutch        

During jeep safari meet the wild ass on the white sand of Little ran of Kutch.

Overnight- Dasada

Direction: central – North side of Gujarat

 

Da15-(Sat)- Dasada- Modera ( sun temple)- Patan(textile village)-  Poshina (5hr drive+ visit)

Excursion the language of stone on 11th c AD , Sun temple at Modera and visit the famous textile village at Patan also visit the world famous Rani ki Bhav (the unique step well  recg. by world heritage site , UNESCO) and check in a nice heritage Palace at Poshina.  Enjoy the royal hospitality at there.

Overnight- Poshina

Direction:Northern  side of Gujarat

 

Day16(sun)- Poshina- Garacia tribal village-Poshina

Meet the  famous Garacia tribes at their village excursion their life style.

Overnight at the same palace at Poshina

Direction: North side of Gujarat

Day17(mon)-Poshina-Ahmedabad (3.30hr drive)

Morning drive towards Ahmedabad airport , board the flight for your connecting place then to home.

Direction: East side of Gujarat

 

Tribal Fair & Festival in Gujarat 20212022
Tarnetar Tribal Marriage Fair30th August – 1st Sept. 2022
Navratri6th -14th Oct
Diwali4th to 6th Nov.
Vautha Fair19th & 20th Nov.
Kawant Festival21st March & 22nd March
Chitra Vichitra Festival27th April16th April

 

During Monsoon – the Gir National Park will close on 16th June to 15th Oct. every year. And the online booking for safari and entry starts 120 days before, so your early booking is highly appreciable.

Note- In this above suggested itinerary we offer the best possible idea of tribal treasure of Gujarat but it may revised or change finally by our guest approval only.