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Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary
(6 Nights)

from Rs. 24,080/person

Holiday Overview

Gir Safari
St Pauls Church
Diu Fort
Nagoa Beach
Vanakbara
Somnath Temple
Dwarkadheesh Temple
Trilok Darshan Art Gallery
Nageshwar Mahadev Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 4 March 2013)

Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary itinerary combines pilgrim destinations of Dwarka and Somnath alongwith Wildlife destination of Sasan Gir and beach getaway of Diu.

Route

Dwarka(1) - Somnath(1) - Diu(2) - Sasan Gir(2)

Summarised Itinerary

  • Day-1 Arrival at Jamnagar and Proceed to Dwarka. Visit Dwarkadheesh Temple.
  • Day-2 Temple visits in and around Dwarka. Proceed to Somnath.Temple visits in and around Dwarka. Proceed to Somnath.
  • Day-3 Somnath Temple visit. Travel to Diu. Evening beach visit.
  • Day-4 Sightseeing and activities around Diu
  • Day-5 Travel to Sasan Gir via Somnath. Evening Safari in Sasan Gir.
  • Day-6 Morning and Evening Safari at Sasan Gir
  • Day-7 Departure

Sightseeing Summary

Diu - Diu Museum (2.00 kms), St Pauls Church (3.00 kms), Diu Fort (3.00 kms), Nagoa Beach at Diu (4.00 kms), Ahmadpur Mandvi Beach (10.00 kms), Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple (86.00 kms)

Dwarka - Dwarkadheesh Temple (0.50 kms), Rukmini Temple (2.00 kms), Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple (17.00 kms), Beyt Dwarka (32.00 kms), Harsiddhi Mata Temple (60.00 kms)

Sasan Gir - Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple (42.00 kms)

Somnath - Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple (0.50 kms), Bhalka Tirth (2.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination

Arrival - Rajkot Departure - Rajkot

Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Guests travelling from Ahmedabad can opt for Dasada in Little Rann of Kutch, a bird watching destination.

Distances

  • Rajkot to Dwarka -221 kms (4 hrs)
  • Dwarka to Somnath -230 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Somnath to Diu -90 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Diu to Sasan Gir -110 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Sasan Gir to Rajkot -154 kms (3.5 hrs)

Route

Dwarka(1) - Somnath(1) - Diu(2) - Sasan Gir(2)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Jamnagar and Proceed to Dwarka. Visit Dwarkadheesh Temple.  Arrive at Jamnagar and proceed to Dwarka (150 kms - 4 hours). Visit Dwarkadheesh Temple in the evening. Dwarkadhish Temple is one of the most significant and visited Lord Krishna Temples in India.

Day-2 Temple visits in and around Dwarka. Proceed to Somnath.Temple visits in and around Dwarka. Proceed to Somnath. Early morning visit Okha for the Beyt Dwarka. Beyt Dwarka is an island accessible over a short boat ride where a prominent Lord Krishna Temple is located. Upon return visit Nageshwar Mahadev Temple enroute. Nageshwar temple is believed to be one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Visit Rukmini Devi Temple, Gomati Ghat Temples after returning to Dwarka. Travel to Somnath (240 kms - 4.5 hours). Enroute stopover at the Harsiddh Mata temple offering excellent views of the the Arabian Sea. Reach Somnath by evening.

Day-3 Somnath Temple visit. Travel to Diu. Evening beach visit.  Visit Somnath Temple, a renowned Shiva Temple and considered one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples and one of the most visited Shiva Temples in India. Time permitting visit Bhalka Teerth. Travel to Diu (90 kms - 2 hours) .Diu, an erstwhile Portuguese Colony and now a popular beach getaway. Evening visit to the Nagoa beach.

Day-4 Sightseeing and activities around Diu Sightseeing around Diu includes Nagoa Beach, St. Pauls Church, Diu Museum, Diu Fort. Watersports include Para Sailing, water skiing, water scooter, Family boat and speedboats are on offer at Ahmadpur Mandvi beach.

Day-5 Travel to Sasan Gir via Somnath. Evening Safari in Sasan Gir. Proceed to Sasan Gir (120 kms - 3 hrs). Sasan Gir is only abode of Asiatic Lions and considered excellent for bird watching. The park checklist has 250 birds and about 50 other species (including the endangered lesser florican and the saras crane) are recorded in the grasslands along the perifery of the sanctuary. Evening Safari in Gir.

Day-6 Morning and Evening Safari at Sasan Gir Sasan Gir has number of areas / wetlands that offer excellent Bird watching opportuniteis. Undertake safaris (morning and evening) for exploring different areas of the park. Kamleshwar Dams are home to Crocodiles. Lion sighting is generally good all through the year.

Day-7 Departure Departure to Rajkot (160 kms - 3 hours) and proceed to onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Diu: -
  • Diu Museum - St. Thomas Church was converted into Diu museum. Diu Museum houses wooden carvings, statues, idols, shadow clocks and other important artifacts collected from various sites.
  • St Pauls Church - The St. Paul's Church is most renowned, surviving and functioning church, among the three churches built by the Portuguese in Diu. It is considered one of the best examples of baroque architecture (artistic style) in India. The St. Paul's Church is a popular site to visit for tourists to Diu.
  • Diu Fort - Diu Fort is a very large and imposing structure, situated on the coast of the island. This fort was constructed between 1535 and 1541 AD. The fort is surrounded by the sea on the three sides and a canal on the fourth side. The fort offers a magnificent view of sea. On the fort stands a giant structure which now houses a Light House and the Diu jail. The beam from the lighthouse reaches to about 32 kms. Several canons are still located on the top of the fort and peep out of the holes on the walls of this gigantic structure.
  • Nagoa Beach at Diu - Nagoa beach is a promenade and a popular beach front in Diu at a few kms from Airport and main jetty / town centre area. Evening would be best time to visit the beach for a walk.
  • Ahmadpur Mandvi Beach - Ahmadpur Mandvi is a 6 km stretch of beach in outskirts of Diu. Ahmedpur Mandvi is one of Gujarats finest beaches. The beach offers many water sport adventures and opportunities for dolphin sightings. Watersports include Para Sailing, water skiing, water scooter, Family boat and speedboats Ahmadpur Mandvi is a popular option for guests looking for a bit of activities arriving at Diu.
  • Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple - Somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples in India. This lies overlooking Arabian Sea and has one of the most scenic locations among all Jyotirlinga temples. Temple has a rich history and was built and razed down several times over the centuries and was finally restored to its current form after Indian independence.
Dwarka: -
  • Dwarkadheesh Temple - Dwarkadish Temple is a shore temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and one of the major Krishna pilgrimages. Temple is 78.3 meters high and is built on 72 pillars. Vajranabha, Lord Krishnas grandson built the temple. The Jagat temple, which forms the sanctum of this temple, is believed to be at least 2500 years old.
  • Rukmini Temple - Rukmini temple is a 12th-13th century temple having beautiful carvings and pillars. The temple was built to honour Rani Rukmani, wife of Lord Krishna. Rukmini temple is a popular option for pilgrim travellers.
  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple - Nageshwar Temple a few kms from Dwarka is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples and is well visited. The temple features a Massive Shiva statue right outside the Temple. Interestingly Jageshwar Temple in Almora and Nagnath temple in Aundha also are believed to the Nageshvara Jyotirlingas. Therefore guests visit them as well as Jyotirlingas along with Nageshwar Temple near Dwarka.
  • Beyt Dwarka - Dwarka Pilgrimage is not considered complete without a visit to Beyt Dwarka, It is believed that Lord Krishna resided here with his family. It takes about half-an hour to across a ferry ride to reach Beyt Dwarka off coast of Okha (30 kms from Dwarka).
  • Harsiddhi Mata Temple - Harsiddhi mata temple is located 45 kms from Porbandar on Dwarka road and is a renowned local pilgrim Centre. Guests on Somnath - Dwarka route make a stop. Temple location on a hilltop overlooking stunning arabian sea views makes it a popular stop.
Sasan Gir: -
  • Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple - Somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples in India. This lies overlooking Arabian Sea and has one of the most scenic locations among all Jyotirlinga temples. Temple has a rich history and was built and razed down several times over the centuries and was finally restored to its current form after Indian independence.
Somnath: -
  • Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple - Somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples in India. This lies overlooking Arabian Sea and has one of the most scenic locations among all Jyotirlinga temples. Temple has a rich history and was built and razed down several times over the centuries and was finally restored to its current form after Indian independence.
  • Bhalka Tirth - Bhalka Tirth is the confluence of rivers are said to be Hirannya, Saraswati and Kapila. Dehotsarg, at Triveni Ghat near Bhalka Tirth is believed to be the site of Krishnas cremation. Bhalka Tirth has also been a reclining statue of Krishna, signifying his death by an arrow of a Bhill hunter, who mistook him for a deer

Destination Overview

Rajkot - Rajkot, the commercial capital of region of Saurashtra region in North West Gujarat. Rajkot is a popular arrival point for guests looking to visit Pilgrim centre of Junagadh and Sasan Gir (Asiatic Lions, Bird watching and Crocodiles).

Dwarka - Dwarka is one of the four most visited and revered Krishna Pilgrimages in India. Dwarka is set on the Arabian Sea and the Dwarkadhish temple is situated right next to the sea.

Somnath - Somnath is a pilgrim town in Gujarat at 80 kms from Junagadh and a few kilometers from Port city of Veraval and where Jyotirlinga Shiva temple is situated on the Arabian sea.

Diu - Diu is visited for its secluded and peaceful beaches and a popular weekend getaway ex-Ahmedabad (400 km) or Bhavnagar (225 km) or Rajkot (300 km)

Sasan Gir - Sasan Gir is the only place where Asitic Lions are found in the wild. Sasan Gir is also a popular option for spotting migratory birds (in Winter) and Crocodiles.

Access

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Distances

  • Rajkot to Dwarka -221 kms (4 hrs)
  • Dwarka to Somnath -230 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Somnath to Diu -90 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Diu to Sasan Gir -110 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Sasan Gir to Rajkot -154 kms (3.5 hrs)

Standard

Rs. 48,160/-

Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary (6 Nights)

For 2 Persons

Valid From: 16 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

  • Accommodation
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Sightseeing
  • Temple Visits
  • Vehicle with Driver
Destination No. of NightsHotelsRoom TypeMeal Plan
Dwarka 1Dwarka ResidencyStandard Room (AC)Breakfast
Somnath 1Hotel Shubh SuvidhaDeluxe Room (AC )Breakfast
Diu 2Sea Village ResortCottage - Sea FacingBreakfast
Sasan Gir 2Anil Farm HouseStandard Room (AC)All Meals
Extra Person - Rs.6,950/- Child - Rs. 4,250/-
Inclusions:
Hotels
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals as per meal plan Indicated.
Car on Disposal :
  • Tata Indigo - AC for 7 days (2100 kms)
Add Ons :
  • Sasan Gir - Gir Safari Forest Permit ( 3 nos.)
Extra:
  • Additional Kms above 2100 kms (for Car on disposal) would be charged @ Rs.9 per km payable direct at the end of the trip.
Note:
  • Hotel room category subject to availability. All efforts will be made to confirm the same stay option stated. However If unavailable equivalent option will be provided and price adjusted accordingly.
  • Child of age 5 and above will be chargeable. Child above 10 will be considered an adult.
  • Supplements may be applicable for Peak season dates, local festival periods and long weekends.
Customization:

The package above is designed after selecting hotels that offer best value and experience based on our on travel experience and guest feedback. The above is fully customisable as per budgets, Individual preferences and specifications. Do email on guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

Nivalink is also able to easily construct customised package based on above itinerary for small, medium and large groups (using Teempo Travellers, Coach, Bus as transport). email to group
guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

*Service Tax extra as applicable

Hotel Information:-

Dwarka ResidencyDwarka, Gujarat
Pilgrim Hotel View

Dwarka Residency is a simple pilgrim hotel in pilgrim town of Dwarka (Gujarat), at a .. more

Hotel Shubh SuvidhaSomnath, Gujarat
Pilgrim Hotel View

Hotel Shubh Suvidha is a simple pilgrim hotel near Somnath Temple recommended for .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity ,Conference Hall

Sea Village ResortDiu, Daman and Diu
Beach Resort View

Sea Village Resort is a mid-segment beach resort in Diu at Chakrtirth beach offers .. more

Anil Farm HouseSasan Gir, Gujarat
Jungle Lodge (Standard)

Anil Farm House is farm resort on the outskirts of reserve forest at Sasan Gir .. more

Facilities - Conference Hall

Deluxe

Rs. 54,130/-

Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary (6 Nights)

For 2 Persons

Valid From: 16 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

  • Accommodation
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Sightseeing
  • Temple Visits
  • Vehicle with Driver
Destination No. of NightsHotelsRoom TypeMeal Plan
Dwarka 1Goverdhan Greens ResortDeluxe RoomBreakfast
Sasan Gir 2Gir Birding LodgeDeluxe Cottage (AC)All Meals
Somnath 1The Grand DakshElegance RoomBreakfast
Diu 2Hotel PalmsDeluxe Room (AC)Room Only
Extra Person - Rs.8,426/- Child - Rs. 7,226/-
Inclusions:
Hotels
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals as per meal plan Indicated.
Car on Disposal :
  • Tata Indigo - AC for 7 days (2100 kms)
Add Ons :
  • Sasan Gir - Gir Safari Forest Permit ( 3 nos.)
Extra:
  • Additional Kms above 2100 kms (for Car on disposal) would be charged @ Rs.9 per km payable direct at the end of the trip.
Note:
  • Hotel room category subject to availability. All efforts will be made to confirm the same stay option stated. However If unavailable equivalent option will be provided and price adjusted accordingly.
  • Child of age 5 and above will be chargeable. Child above 12 will be considered an adult.
  • Supplements may be applicable for Peak season dates, local festival periods and long weekends.
Customization:

The package above is designed after selecting hotels that offer best value and experience based on our on travel experience and guest feedback. The above is fully customisable as per budgets, Individual preferences and specifications. Do email on guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

Nivalink is also able to easily construct customised package based on above itinerary for small, medium and large groups (using Teempo Travellers, Coach, Bus as transport). email to group
guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

*Service Tax extra as applicable

Hotel Information:-

Goverdhan Greens ResortDwarka, Gujarat
Getaway Resort View

Goverdhan Greens Resort is a mid-segment getaway in pilgrim town of Dwarka located at 8 .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity ,Swimming pool

The Grand DakshSomnath, Gujarat
Business Hotel View

The Grand Daksh is a mid-segment business hotel for guests travelling to Veraval and .. more

Hotel PalmsDiu, Daman and Diu
Beach Hotel View

Hotel Palms is a mid-segment beachside hotel overlooking the Khodidhar Beach in Nagoa, .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity ,Bar

Gir Birding LodgeSasan Gir, Gujarat
Jungle Lodge (Mid-segment)

Gir Birding lodge is a jungle lodge overlooking reserve forest at Sasan Gir (Gujarat), .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity

Premium

Rs. 73,470/-

Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary (6 Nights)

For 2 Persons

Valid From: 16 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017

  • Accommodation
  • Park Entry Fees
  • Sightseeing
  • Temple Visits
  • Vehicle with Driver
Destination No. of NightsHotelsRoom TypeMeal Plan
Diu 2Radhika ResortDeluxe Classic (Pool Side)Breakfast
Somnath 1Lords Inn (Somnath)Deluxe Room Breakfast
Sasan Gir 2Asiatic Lion LodgeDeluxe Cottages (AC)All Meals
Dwarka 1Dwarkadish Lords Eco InnDeluxe Room (Sea View)Breakfast
Extra Person - Rs.10,504/- Child - Rs. 8,104/-
Inclusions:
Hotels
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Meals as per meal plan Indicated.
Hotel Inclusions:
Asiatic Lion Lodge :
  • Welcome Drink on Arrival (Non-Alcoholic).
  • Movie on Gir wildlife every Evening.
Car on Disposal :
  • Toyota Innova - AC for 7 days (2100 kms)
Add Ons :
  • Sasan Gir - Gir Safari Forest Permit ( 3 nos.)
Extra:
  • Additional Kms above 2100 kms (for Car on disposal) would be charged @ Rs.12 per km payable direct at the end of the trip.
Note:
  • Hotel room category subject to availability. All efforts will be made to confirm the same stay option stated. However If unavailable equivalent option will be provided and price adjusted accordingly.
  • Child of age 5 and above will be chargeable. Child above 12 will be considered an adult.
  • Supplements may be applicable for Peak season dates, local festival periods and long weekends.
Customization:

The package above is designed after selecting hotels that offer best value and experience based on our on travel experience and guest feedback. The above is fully customisable as per budgets, Individual preferences and specifications. Do email on guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

Nivalink is also able to easily construct customised package based on above itinerary for small, medium and large groups (using Teempo Travellers, Coach, Bus as transport). email to group
guj-20@nivalink.co.in or call +91-22-6150 6363 and speak to one of our travel planners.

*Service Tax extra as applicable

Hotel Information:-

Dwarkadish Lords Eco InnDwarka, Gujarat
Pilgrim Hotel View

Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn is a mid-segment pilgrim hotel on outskirts of Dwarka .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity

Lords Inn (Somnath)Somnath, Gujarat
Business Hotel View

Lords Inn Somnath is a mid-segment business hotel near Somnath Temple .. more

Facilities - Swimming pool

Radhika ResortDiu, Daman and Diu
Beach Resort View

Radhika Resort is a mid-segment beach resort at Diu (A Union Territory Off Veraval, .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity ,Bar ,Conference Hall ,Swimming pool ,Children Play Area

Asiatic Lion LodgeSasan Gir, Gujarat
Jungle Lodge (Premium)

Asiatic Lion Lodge is nestled between two forested hills of Gir National Park and .. more

Facilities - Wi-Fi Connectivity ,Conference Hall

Travel Ideas

  • Dwarka is a pilgrim town lies on the western edge of Gujarat overlooking the Arabian Sea. more
  • Dwarka is a pilgrim town lies on the western edge of Gujarat overlooking the Arabian Sea. more
  • Somnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Shiva temples in India. This lies overlooking Arabian Sea and more
  • Union territory of Diu is a small beach getaway in Southern part of Saurashtra (Part of North West more

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Distances

  • Rajkot to Dwarka -221 kms (4 hrs)
  • Dwarka to Somnath -230 kms (4.5 hrs)
  • Somnath to Diu -90 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Diu to Sasan Gir -110 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Sasan Gir to Rajkot -154 kms (3.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Dwarka-Somnath-Diu-Gir Itinerary is a mixed objective itinerary where family travellers with pilgrimage and leisure focus can opt for it.

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