Dwarka, at the extreme western tip of the Kathiawar peninsula is one of the four most holy Hindu sites in India. Krishna is said to have set up his capital here after fleeing from Mathura. Somnath’s famous, phoenix-like temple stands in neat gardens above the beach The sea below gives it a wistful charm. The small town of Somnath is an agglomeration of narrow, interesting market streets with no car traffic.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Ahmedabad And Proceed To Dwarka
Arrival at Ahmedabad and proceed to Dwarka. Dwarka an ancient city, housing one of the principal pilgrimages - ‘Dwarkadhish temple’ of Hindus. Another popular place in Dwarka, part of the Dwarkadhish Temple is SabhaMandap. It is a 60-pillared hall, which houses almost 2500 years old scriptures. The hall has ‘Jharokhas' offering a nice view of the nearby flowing Gomti River. Attend evening aarti at Dwarkadhish temple. Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 2: Dwarka Sightseeing
Today visit Bet Dwarka and Nageshwar Temple. Bet Dwarka is situated at 30 kms from Dwarka and is surrounded by sea from all sides. One can reach Bet from Dwarka through Okha by road. On reaching Okha port jetty, one can reach Bet through a little sea journey in a launch or in a small boat. Nageshwar Temple or Nagnath Temple is located on the route between Gomati Dwarka and the Bait Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. Return to hotel at Dwarka for overnight stay.
Day 3: Dwarka To Somnath
Today after attending the morning aarti at Dwarkadhish temple, drive to Somnath. One of the most revered & an important center of culture and nationalism. The legendary temple contains a ‘jyotirlinga’. Looted and destroyed, built & rebuilt several times, it represents the eternal beauty and strength of the Indian society. The present splendid structure was rebuilt about five decades ago, at the exact spot where the original shrine was located. The iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was instrumental in the construction of the present temple. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Travel from Dwarka to Somnath
Day 4: Somnath To Ahmedabad
After breakfast transfer to Ahmedabad and proceed for sightseeing. Overnight stay at Ahmedabad.
Travel from Somnath to Ahmedabad
Day 5: Departure From Ahmedabad
Today after breakfast proceed for sightseeing of the city. Afternoon drop at the Airport.