8 days in Gujarat Itinerary

8 days in Gujarat Itinerary

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8 days in Gujarat Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Somnath
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Junagadh
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Mandvi
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bhuj
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Mumbai

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Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Somnath Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Somnath day trip planning app .

Mumbai to Somnath is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Junagadh.

Things to do in Somnath

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple

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nights
Junagadh

Junagadh ©
The ancient and storied town of Junagadh boasts a wealth of historic sites and places of pilgrimage.
Relax by the water at Madhavapur Beach and Porbandar Beach. Get outdoors at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and Devalia Safari Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach and see the interesting displays at Ayurvedic Museum.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Junagadh trip planner .

Getting from Somnath to Junagadh by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Junagadh are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Mandvi.

Things to do in Junagadh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porbandar Beach, Devalia Safari Park
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Devalia Safari Park ©
Devalia Safari Park

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day
Mandvi

Mandvi ©
A former summer retreat for the Maharajas of the Kutch State, Mandvi remains a little town tucked in between the seashore and the Rukmavati River, still well known for its 400-year-old shipbuilding yards.
On the 25th (Wed), stroll through The Beach At Mandvi Palace and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mandvi Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mandvi online travel route planner .

You can drive from Junagadh to Mandvi in 7.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mandvi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Mandvi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj, explore the fascinating landscape at White Desert Bhuj, and then admire the striking features of Pragmahal Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bhuj driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Mandvi to Bhuj takes 1.5 hours. In December in Bhuj, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Bhuj

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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White Desert Of Kutch ©
White Desert Of Kutch
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj ©
Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj
Pragmahal Palace ©
Pragmahal Palace

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nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, admire the landmark architecture of Sidi Saeed Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sola Mandir Bhagwat Vidyapith, see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, then admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary.

To see photos and tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad trip planner.

Fly from Bhuj to Ahmedabad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary
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Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake
Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary ©
Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary

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