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Explore with your Girl Gang! Head to Gujarat

Explore with your Girl Gang! Head to Gujarat gujarattourism.com

How about some white sand instead of Goa? History, culture, art, shopping and beaches- yes, all in one trip. From charm amidst chaos of Ahmedabad, traditional artisans in tribal villages of Kutch, spotting the wild cat at Gir to beaches of Mandvi- Gujarat will never leave you disappointed. Here is your itinerary for a memorable adventure.


Explore with your Girl Gang! Head to Gujarat:

  1. Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
  2. Bhavnagar (Gujarat)
  3. Sasan gir (Gujarat)
  4. Bhuj (Gujarat)
  5. Shaam-e-Sarhad Rural Resort, Kutch (Gujarat)
  6. Mandvi (Gujarat)

Day 1. Arrive at Ahmedabad

Arrive at Ahmedabad
Discover Charm Amidst Chaos
source: wikimedia.org- A side walk at the Sabarmati Riverfront

What to do? Visit the Calico Museum of Textiles and check out the silk sarees from across India, double-ikat silk made in Patan, chintz and curtains from Dutch, etc. Take a side walk at the Sabarmati Riverfront. Gujarati Thalis, Dhokla, Jalebis at Manek Chowk.

Budget Stay: Le Grand Hotel

Mid-Ranged Stay: Aloft Ahmedabad

Luxury Stay:The Courtyard by Marriott

Day 2. A two-hour drive south towards Bhavnagar & Velavadar for Indian- Wolfs

A two-hour drive south towards Bhavnagar & Velavadar for Indian- Wolfs
Discover Unique Grasslands
source: livemint.com- Wolf - the main predator of Velavadar!

Bhavnagar is a bustling textile and cotton trading city in southeastern Gujarat. What to do? Velavadar known as Blackbuck National Park, holds about 3,500 Blackbuck, Striped Hyena, the world’s largest harrier roost, etc. 

Budget Stay: Shahi Palace Hotel

Mid-Ranged Stay: The Basil Park Hotel

Luxury Stay: Lemon Tree Hotel

Day 3. To follow your passion for photography: Drive on to the famous Gir Lion Sanctuary

To follow your passion for photography: Drive on to the famous Gir Lion Sanctuary
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Large populations of Spotted Deer, Sambar, and Nilgai and Asiatic LionsWhat to do? Try your hand on photography while you go for jungle safaris. Tip: Pankaj: Pluck Kesar mangoes.

Budget Stay: Hotel Umang

Mid-Ranged Stay: Gir Pride Resort

Luxury Stay: The Gateway Hotel Gir Forest

Day 4. Zip down the NH27 to Rann of Kutch & Shopping at Bhuj

Zip down the NH27 to Rann of Kutch & Shopping at Bhuj
Find Out The Best
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What to do? Visit Rabari and Banjara, the two important tribes of Kutch. Proceed to BhujShopping? Saree and handbags at Bhuj Haat market and Old City Market, handicraft at Bhumi handicrafts,Kutchi Shawls at Bhujodi.

Budget Stay: Oasis Hotel

Mid-Ranged Stay:Holiday Village Resort

Luxury Stay:Toran Rann Resort

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Day 5. Proceed to Shaam E Sarhad Resort at Hodka Village

Proceed to Shaam E Sarhad Resort at Hodka Village
Experience Tribal Living
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The resort is a destination in itself. Unique experience with local communities. Interact directly with the people of Hodka and acquaint you with the people’s way of living, crafts and traditions.

What to do? Sandeep: Food served is typical Kutchi cuisine and there was folk music performance by the local artists. The resort is located not far from the white desert.

Day 6. Beaches? From Hodka to Mandvi via NH341

Beaches? From Hodka to Mandvi via NH341
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Proceed to the coastal town of Mandvi. What to do? Spot flamingos and other migratory birds at Mandvi Creek. For your love of Bollywood, visit Vijay Villa Palace – summer retreat of the royal family.

Budget Stay: Hotel Sun Inn

Mid-Ranged Stay: Shiv Nautica Hotel

Luxury Stay: Radhe Motel


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