8 days in Gujarat Itinerary

8 days in Gujarat Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Surat
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Vadodara
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
4
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Dwarka
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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hours
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Surat road trip website.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Surat is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vadodara.

Things to do in Surat

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
VR Surat ©
VR Surat

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Sayaji Baug, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at EME Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alkapuri Haveli.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vadodara road trip planning app.

Take a train from Surat to Vadodara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Vadodara

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
Sayaji Baug ©
Sayaji Baug
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

3
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Ahmedabad is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell, and examine the collection at Auto World Vintage Car Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad online journey maker.

Traveling by train from Vadodara to Ahmedabad takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Somnath.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Adalaj Stepwell ©
Adalaj Stepwell
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

1
night
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Laxmi Narayan Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Somnath vacation planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ahmedabad to Somnath in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust ©
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust

2
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.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir, don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Beyt Dwarika.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dwarka travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Somnath to Dwarka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

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