Gujarat has many of the holiest Cities of India which has Importance in Hindu Religion and Somnath is considered one of the Jyotirlingas among twelve jyotirlingas of India. In Mughal Period many Mughal Ruler of India try to demolish the Dwarka temple so it has gained historical point of view. In Gujarat Dwarka and Somnath Temple are the main Hindu Pilgrim centre and caters some one million Hindu Pilgrims who visit this temple every year.
Ahmedabad, Dwarka, Somnath, Ahmedabad
Day 01: Ahmedabad - Dwarka
Arrival at Ahmedabad railway station / Airport. You will be welcomed and escorted till car by our representative for the drive to Dwarka. Dwarka is one of the seven most holy Hindu pilgrimage cities in India. Dwarka is located in the Jamnagar district of Gujarat. Dwarka is located on the mouth of the Gomti River which flows into Gulf of Kutch. Dwarka is famous for Dwarkadhish Temple, built on north bank of the Gomti River. Arrival at Dwarka. Check-in in the Hotel. Later in Evening visit Aarti Darshan at Dwarkadhish Temple. Night stay at hotel.
Day 02: Dwarka
Attend early morning Aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Have breakfast at hotel & thereafter visit Bet Dwarka & Nageshwar Jyotirling.
Also known as Bet Shankhoddar, Bet Dwarka is only 5 kms from Okha Junction in sea and Okha is 30 kms from Dwarka. It is said to be the place where Lord Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Visitors make it a point to visit the Krishna temple at this site which holds much of interest to be seen and experienced.
The Puranas mention 12 Jyotirlingas or columns of light representing Lord Shiva, who manifested himself in that form in different parts of India. This shiva shrine near Dwarka is one of these and is therefore accorded great respect.
Temple of Lord Krihsna’s wife.
Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 03: Dwarka - Porbandar - Somnath
Morning after breakfast proceed to Porabandar (130 Kms) visit of Kirti temple known as house & born place of Mahatma Gandhi. Also visit Gandhi museum, study room of Mahatma Gandhi in the Kirti temple. Later visit of Sudama temple. Which is well known as friend of lord Krishna.
Continue Drive to Somanth. Somnath is the famous temple of God Shiva located near Veraval in Suarastra. It is on the western coast of Gujarat state. Somnath temple has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to have appeared first in gold, at the behest of the moon-god, next in silver, created by the sun - god, a third time in wood at the command of Krishna , and finally in stone, built by Bhimdeva.
Evening Aarti Darshan at Somnath Temple and Enjoy Light & Sound Show. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Day 04: Somnath - Ahmedabad
Morning after breakfast proceeds for Ahmedabad. Enroute visit Junagadh, visit of UPERKOT FORT, is an ancient fort built by Chandra GuptaMaurya. The fort has been rebuilt and extended many times. Later visit of Ashokan Edicts, Mahabat Maqbara. The Ashoka’s Rock edict is on way of Girnar hill temple. The rock is engraved with the Buddhist edicts of Ashoka. The edicts impart moral instruction on dharma, harmony, tolerance and peace.
Arrival at Ahmedabad. Transfer to Ahmedabad Airport / Railway Station for your onwards journey to home.
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