9 days in Gujarat Itinerary

9 days in Gujarat Itinerary

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9 days in Gujarat Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h
1
Surat
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Vadodara
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Somnath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Dwarka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Porbandar
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Sai Temple and then kick back and relax at Dumas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): stop by Go Traditional, then buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat, then make a trip to Chintamani Jain Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saraswati Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Surat online trip itinerary planner .

Bengaluru to Surat is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Vadodara.

Things to do in Surat

Shopping Outdoors Beaches
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VR Surat ©
VR Surat
Go Traditional ©
Go Traditional
Dumas Beach ©
Dumas Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the striking features of Lukshmi Vilas Palace, then make a trip to Alkapuri Haveli, and then browse the different shops at Inorbit Mall Vadodara. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Harmony Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of EME Temple, then buy something for everyone on your list at Eva Mall, and finally don't miss a visit to Tomb of Qutubuddin Muhammad Khan.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vadodara travel planning website .

You can take a train from Surat to Vadodara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can take a train to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Vadodara

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Inorbit Mall Vadodara ©
Inorbit Mall Vadodara
Lukshmi Vilas Palace ©
Lukshmi Vilas Palace
EME Temple ©
EME Temple

2
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Sabarmati Riverfront, then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, then browse the different shops at Ahmedabad One Mall, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ratios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Akshardham, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, and then admire the landmark architecture of Adalaj Stepwell.

To find photos and tourist information, read Ahmedabad day trip website .

You can take a train from Vadodara to Ahmedabad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Ahmedabad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Somnath.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Ahmedabad One Mall ©
Ahmedabad One Mall

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 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhalka Tirth, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally stroll through Somnath Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Somnath planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ahmedabad to Somnath takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Bhalka Tirth ©
Bhalka Tirth
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust ©
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sivrajpur Beach, then don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dwarka day trip planning app .

You can drive from Somnath to Dwarka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porbandar.

Things to do in Dwarka

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sivrajpur Beach
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Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka ©
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka

1
night
Porbandar

Porbandar
Porbandar is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rangbai Beach and then kick back and relax at Madhavpur Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Porbandar itinerary maker site .

Drive from Dwarka to Porbandar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porbandar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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