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India: Gujarat & Rann of Kutch - Map & Itinerary

Tour starts in Ahmedabad

Day 1

The tour starts in Ahmedabad where we will have chance to explore the city.

Ahmedabad

Day 2

Today is split into two, this morning, for those that want to we plan to visit the textile museum,  and then tonight we will take a guided night walk of the historic old city.

Ahmedabad - Poshina

Day 3

We will drive to Poshina, from where we can visit the nearby villages of the Garacia, Adivacyi & Bharad tribes.

Poshina

Day 4

Today we take jeeps to visit the nearby Kumbharia Jain Temples  before having a picnic by an idyllic lake.

Poshina - Dasada

Day 5

Drive west and visit the step-well at Patan then on to Modhera and the millennium-old Sun temple.

Little Rann of Kutch

Day 6

Today we will have a day trip to this extraordinary landscape and see how the indigenous people and wildlife survive.

Dasada - Hodka

Day 7

Today we head to Hodka, where we will have access to the Great Kutch

Rann of Kutch

Day 8

A full day to explore the Rann of Kutch giving us a chance to visit some local villages and possibly see some of the wildlife the area is famed for.

Rann of Kutch - Bhuj - Mandvi

Day 9

Today we head to the capital of the Kutch region, Bhuj, where we pay a viist to the amazing tribal museum before we head to the coast and the Arabian Sea.

Mandvi - Gondal

Day 10

Our journey to Gondal takes around 6hrs, following the coast, and tonight we stay in one of three fabulous palaces here.

Gondal

Day 11

Today we visit the famous market, temple and city palace, with its owners vintage car collection.

Gondal - Palitana

Day 12

See more of Gondal then head to another heritage property and home to the royal family of Palitana.

Palitana - Bhavnagar

Day 13

Start early to visit the Jain Temples a major Indian highlight, before heading on to Bhavnagar.

Bhavnagar - Baroda

Day 14

We wil drive to Baroda before visiting to the Laxmi Vilas Palace and Fatehsingh Museum.

Baroda - Ahmedabad

Day 15

For our final morning we will head to Champaner's ancient fort before returning to Baroda for a late lunch and a final dinner in Ahmedabad,

Tour ends in Ahmedabad

Day 16

The tour finshes this morning in Ahmedabad.