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Gujarat Cultural Heritage & Wildlife Retreat


9 Nights / 10 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Explore Gujarat’s diverse cultural heritage and wildlife on our “Gujarat Cultural Heritage & Wildlife Retreat” tour. Begin in Ahmedabad, delving into its historical sites like Sabarmati Ashram and Adalaj Stepwell. Journey through ancient civilizations at Modhera and Patan, discovering architectural marvels like the Sun Temple and Rani Ki Vav. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Bhuj and Mandvi’s handicraft villages, known for their intricate textiles and royal palaces. Conclude with a wildlife safari in the Little Rann of Kutch, encountering the unique ecosystem and wildlife species that thrive in this salt marsh sanctuary. This tour promises a fascinating blend of cultural exploration and natural wonders in Gujarat.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Arrive Ahmedabad

Upon arrival at Ahmedabad, you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Relax and unwind after your journey, preparing for your exploration of Gujarat's rich cultural and historical heritage.

Day 2: Ahmedabad

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before starting your day. Visit the Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's former residence, a place synonymous with India's independence movement. Explore the Adalaj Stepwell, an architectural gem showcasing intricate carvings and a unique underground structure. Discover the Sarkhej Roza, a complex of tombs and pavilions known for its Indo-Saracenic architecture and serene surroundings. Visit the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, renowned for its intricate stone lattice work known as the "Tree of Life." Explore the Jama Masjid, a stunning mosque built in yellow sandstone with Indo-Islamic architecture. Stroll through the bustling Manek Chowk, a vibrant market famous for its jewelry, textiles, and street food. End the day with a visit to the Kite Museum, showcasing a unique collection of kites from different eras and regions of India.

Day 3: Ahmedabad - Modhera - Patan - Dholavira (255kms)

After an early breakfast, depart for Modhera. Explore the majestic Sun Temple at Modhera, dedicated to the Hindu sun god Surya. Marvel at its stunning architecture, intricate sculptures, and the grand stepwell. Continue your journey to Patan and visit Rani Ki Vav, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its elaborate stepwell architecture adorned with intricate sculptures depicting Hindu deities, mythological themes, and celestial beings. Proceed to Dholavira, an ancient Harappan archaeological site nestled amidst the desolate landscape of the Rann of Kutch. Arrive and check-in at your accommodation for an evening of relaxation and reflection on the day's explorations.

Day 4: Dholavira

After breakfast, delve into the historical wonders of Dholavira. Explore the archaeological ruins that reveal the planning and sophistication of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization. Discover the intricate water management systems, reservoirs, and well-planned city layout. Visit the nearby Flamingo Sanctuary and witness the vibrant birdlife, including flamingos, pelicans, and migratory birds that flock to the serene marshes surrounding Dholavira.

Day 5: Dholavira - Hodka (90kms)

Depart for Hodka after breakfast, driving through the arid landscapes of Kutch. Arrive in Hodka, a quaint village renowned for its rich cultural heritage and traditional handicrafts. Visit local artisans practicing Rogan art, a unique form of fabric painting using castor oil, and witness skilled craftsmen creating intricate embroidery and mirror work. Optional: Experience the surreal beauty of the White Rann of Kutch, a vast salt desert that transforms into a shimmering white landscape during the dry season. Enjoy cultural performances and local cuisine amidst this breathtaking natural phenomenon.

Day 6: Hodka - Bhuj (65kms)

After breakfast, travel to Bhuj, the cultural capital of Kutch. Explore Bhuj's historic landmarks, including the Aina Mahal, a royal palace known for its exquisite mirror work and Venetian-style glasswork. Visit the adjacent Prag Mahal, an imposing palace with a grand clock tower offering panoramic views of the city. Stroll through Bhuj's vibrant markets, known for their textiles, handicrafts, and silver jewelry.

Day 7: Bhuj - Mandvi (60kms)

Depart for Mandvi after breakfast, a coastal town famous for its pristine beaches and historic architecture. Visit the Vijay Vilas Palace, a stunning royal residence known for its blend of Rajput and European architectural styles. Explore the palace's ornate interiors, lush gardens, and private beach. Relax on Mandvi Beach, known for its soft sands and tranquil waters ideal for swimming and sunbathing.

Day 8: Mandvi - Dasada (320kms)

Depart Mandvi after breakfast for Dasada, situated near the Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary. En route, visit Gandhidham, a planned city known for its modern infrastructure and cultural centers. Learn about local conservation efforts and the sanctuary's importance as a haven for migratory birds and endangered species, gaining insight into the unique ecosystem of salt marshes and scrubland.

Day 9: Dasada - Ahmedabad (160kms)

Embark on a wildlife safari in the sanctuary, home to the endangered Indian wild ass, desert foxes, and a variety of bird species. Experience the unique ecosystem of salt marshes and scrubland, observing wildlife in their natural habitat. Return to Ahmedabad after breakfast, reflecting on your memorable journey through Gujarat's diverse landscapes and cultural treasures. Explore the museum's galleries showcasing intricate weaves, embroidery, and textile traditions from across India.

Day 10: Ahmedabad – Departure

Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel before transferring to the airport for your departure flight, bidding farewell to Gujarat with cherished memories of its architectural marvels, natural wonders, and cultural richness.


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 9 Night's accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plane.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Little Rann of Kutch with forest department naturalist.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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