40 days in Gujarat & Daman and Diu Itinerary

40 days in Gujarat & Daman and Diu Itinerary

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40 days in Gujarat & Daman and Diu Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h
1
Ahmedabad
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mehsana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Patan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Vadodara
— 5 nights
Train:  3​h
5
Daman
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Kutch
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bhuj
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Dwarka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Junagadh
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Diu
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Get out of town with these interesting Ahmedabad side-trips: Utkanteshwar Mahadev Temple (in Kheda) and Capital Complex (in Gandhinagar). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hathee Singh Jain Temple, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Calico Museum of Textiles.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad road trip planning website .

New Delhi to Ahmedabad is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Ahmedabad at 34°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mehsana.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Utkanteshwar Mahadev Temple, Capital Complex
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Riverfront ©
Sabarmati Riverfront
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

3
nights
Mehsana

Mehsana ©
Mehsana, also spelled Mahesana, is a city and municipality in Mehsana district, in the Indian state of Gujarat.HistoryMehsaji Chavda, a Rajput and an heir of Chavda dynasty, established Mehsana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mehsana: Sun Temple (in Modhera), Vadnagar (Hatkeshwar Temple & Kirti Toran) and Shree Umiya Mata Temple (in Unjha). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Toda Bahuchar Maa( Bahuchar Mataji Pragatya Sthal) and contemplate the long history of Simandhar Swami Jain Temple.

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Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Mehsana takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mehsana can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Patan.

Things to do in Mehsana

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vadnagar, Shree Umiya Mata Temple, Sun Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sun Temple ©
Sun Temple
Hatkeshwar Temple ©
Hatkeshwar Temple

2
nights
Patan

Patan ©
Patan, an ancient fortified town, was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Shri Panchasara Parshwanath Jain Derasar, then explore the ancient world of Rani Ki vav, and then see the interesting displays at Patan Patola Heritage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Panchmukhi Hanuman, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Padmanath Bhagwan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sindhvai Mata Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Bindu Sarovar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Patan travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Mehsana to Patan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vadodara.

Things to do in Patan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bindu Sarovar, Rani Ki vav
Highlights from your plan
Rani Ki vav ©
Rani Ki vav
Bindu Sarovar ©
Bindu Sarovar
Patan Patola Heritage ©
Patan Patola Heritage

5
nights
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
Explore Vadodara's surroundings by going to Kayavarohan Shiva Temple (in Kayavarohan), Khunia Mahadev (in Halol) and Bharuch (Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Guman Dev Mandir Temple, & more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Mandir Haridham,Sokhada, don't miss a visit to Alkapuri Haveli, and admire the natural beauty at Nimeta Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vadodara trip maker tool .

Getting from Patan to Vadodara by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Daman.

Things to do in Vadodara

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bharuch, Khunia Mahadev, Kayavarohan Shiva Temple
Highlights from your plan
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
Sayaji Baug ©
Sayaji Baug
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

3
nights
Daman

Daman ©
A Portuguese enclave during the colonial era and all the way up to 1961, Daman has a long coastline and a little town center, divided in two by a river.
Change things up with these side-trips from Daman: Bilimora (Jalaram Mandir & Somnath Temple), Valsad (Swaminarayan Temple & Saibaba Temple) and Sai Baba Temple (in Tithal). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jampore Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Devka Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirasol Lake Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iranshah Atash Behram.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Daman trip itinerary app .

Take a train from Vadodara to Daman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kutch.

Things to do in Daman

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bilimora, Valsad, Iranshah Atash Behram, Sai Baba Temple
Highlights from your plan
Swaminarayan Temple ©
Swaminarayan Temple
Jampore Beach ©
Jampore Beach
Devka Beach ©
Devka Beach

3
nights
Kutch

Kutch ©
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
Kutch is known for nature, wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Great Rann of Kutch, don't miss a visit to Desh Devi Maa Ashapura, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, and identify plant and animal life at Anchorwala Ahinsha Dham.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kutch vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Daman to Kutch with the Route module. In December in Kutch, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Kutch

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Great Rann of Kutch ©
Great Rann of Kutch
Kala Dungar ©
Kala Dungar
Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary ©
Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary

5
nights
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bhuj: Mandvi (Jain Temple, Mazar-e-Noorani, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating landscape at White Desert Of Kutch, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery, contemplate the long history of Kakkadbhit Yaksha, and witness the site of a historic battle at Bhujia Fort.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bhuj sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Kutch to Bhuj takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Bhuj can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Mandvi
Highlights from your plan
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
White Desert Of Kutch ©
White Desert Of Kutch
Dattatreya Temple at Kalo Dungar ©
Dattatreya Temple at Kalo Dungar

3
nights
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Dwarka is known for historic sites, nature, parks, classes, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, kick back and relax at Sivrajpur Beach, and head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dwarka trip planner.

You can drive from Bhuj to Dwarka in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Junagadh.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sivrajpur Beach, Okha-Madhi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

5
nights
Junagadh

Junagadh ©
The ancient and storied town of Junagadh boasts a wealth of historic sites and places of pilgrimage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Devalia Safari Park (in Sasan Gir), Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Gondal) and Somnath (Bhalka Tirth & Somnath Mahadev Temple). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, take in the awesome beauty at Girnar, steep yourself in history at Mahabat Maqbara, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Derasar.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Junagadh trip maker .

Getting from Dwarka to Junagadh by car takes about 4.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Junagadh can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Diu.

Things to do in Junagadh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Somnath, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Madhavpur Beach, Devalia Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Girnar ©
Girnar

5
nights
Diu

Diu ©
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Diu is known for historic sites, beaches, museums, outdoors, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Diu Fort, enjoy the sand and surf at Ghogla Beach, get outside with Naida Caves, and stroll through Jallandhar Beach.

Planning Diu trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Junagadh to Diu in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Vanakbara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diu Fort ©
Diu Fort
Nagoa Beach ©
Nagoa Beach
Gangeshwar Temple ©
Gangeshwar Temple

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