The place should be top of the list of your travel-bucket as the state has so much to say to the true listeners on traveling. Gujarat unveils all its treasures; offering the beauty of the largest white desert, India’s longest coastline, the largest habitat of Asiatic lions in the country, and the first Marine National Park in India. The state has so much to offer that even 10 days are not enough exploring it completely.
Here we are going to tell you how to explore Gujarat in just a few days. A Gujarat family tour must be executed by a family to collect some memorable moments. And Gujarat is that state, which is diverse both traditionally and geographically.
Rann of Kutch: Famous for the White Desert
The place should always be on the top of your list. Reputed as the world’s largest white desert place, Ran of Kutch is spanning in the large area of 7505 sq km on the western fringes of Gujarat. The desert looks like a silver sheet is shinning under the light of the scorching sun. The bluish glow enhances the charm of this place. November and March are the months when most of the visitors come here to enjoy the very famous Rann Utsav. While visiting this desert, never forget to enjoy camel safari.
Champaner: Visit Pavagadh Archaeological Park
Located in the foothills of Pavagadh, Champaner is a world heritage site, declared by UNESCO. The park is holding the beautiful remains of mosques and palaces and reflecting the blend of Islamic and Jain tradition. The famous attractions of this world heritage site are its tombs, mosques, temples, palaces, ruined fortresses and walls, and much more old architecture. Champaner is not a place to miss out while hitting a family trip to Gujarat.
Gir National Park, Junagarh
Stroll around 300 species of animals such as of great horned own, leopards, and very famous Gir Lions. Apart from that, you find 33 species of mammals, 29 species of reptiles, 96 trees and many more. March and April is the right time to go for a Jeep Safari. If you book a Gujarat family tour package, double-check it to include Gir National Park in your itinerary.
Dwarkadhish Temple: Abode of Spirituality
Needs no introduction, Dwarkadhish is one of the very famous amongst four Dhams in India. If we stand by the mythological past, Dwarka was the kingdom of Lord Krishna and he stayed there for quite a long spell of his life. The temple is standing on 72 pillars with 5 stories in it, which is a great wonder of old architecture. The walls got an awesome look by the unique art applied to it; such as elephants, musicians, dancers, and celestial beings.
Polo Monument & Vijaynagar Forest
Located near Vijayanagar, The temples of Polo were built between 10th and 15th centuries under the kingdom of Gujarat Praitharas and latterly Rathores used this place to hide from enemies. The most famous temples in this region are Sarneshwar Temple (Still people worshipping), Shiva Shakti Mandir, and Jain Temple.
Best time to visit Gujarat: The state has variant climate conditions throughout the year like the rest of the north Indian territories remain. Dry in summers and pleasant in winters, October to March are the most appropriate months to roam around the whole state.
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The FAQ for Gujarat Family Package
Gujarat, the culturally rich state, is blessed with the blend of natural and man-made beauty that always attracts tourists to plan a trip. From the salty deserted area of Kutch to deserted areas close to Rajasthan and from beaches and sea life to amazing architectural wonders and religious places, the beautiful state offers a lot. Book Gujarat family tour packages and you will get something more than what you have expected. Here are a few questions and their answers to solve your queries (if any) before booking Gujarat family tour packages.
Q: - What Is the Best Time to Plan for Gujarat Tours?
A: - The best time to plan for Gujarat family tours is from November to March First Week as they are the winter months and more pleasant than summers. You can enjoy sightseeing without sweating or facing heatwaves. It is also the time of Rann Utsav – the four-month-long festival of dance, music, cultural programs, and a lot more – enjoyed mainly during Full Moon.
Q: - What Is Rann Utsav?
A: - Rann Utsav is an amazing and awesome festival of Kutch, Gujarat India – a carnival of music, dance and natural beauty of White Ran. You will explore a lot more during Full Moon. It is celebrated for four months and with no fix dates. These months are from October to February.
Q: - Should One Plan for a Trip to Somnath Temple and When?
A: - Somnath Temple is not only famous for its religious significance, but for its architectural beauty that always attracts tourists. The best time to visit Somnath Temple is from September to March. It is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlingas.
Q: - What Are the Nearby Places to Visit during Somnath Temple Tour?
A: - There are different places to explore that are close to Somnath Temple and the town. Some of the main attractions are Gir National Park, Daman, and Diu, Girnar, Junagadh, and Porbandar.
Q: - List the Top Attractions to Explore in Gujarat?
A: - Your Gujarat family tour packages are planned to cover maximum destinations. However, some of the prime attractions to explore in the beautiful state are Gir National Park, Devalla Safari Park and Kamleshwar Dam, Shree Somnath Temple, Rani Ki Vav, Adalaj Stepwell, Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, Sabarmati Ashram, Statue of Unity, Lakshmi Vilas Palace and Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park.
Q: Why Should One Plan for Gujarat Family Tours?
A: -The beautiful state of Gujarat is known for its cultural heritage and amazing architectural wonders along with the people and their dresses. Exploring Gujarat is an ideal way for your family to experience history, rich heritage, unique culture, Rann of Kutch and amazing architectural wonders. You will come to know about the rich architectural wonders, unique culture and rich heritage of ancient India and its uniqueness. It is also famous for its industrial growth and of course production capital of India.
Q: - How to Reach Gujarat?
A: - Gujarat is well-connected via all modes of commuting from different parts of India worldwide. Ahmedabad is the main city with airport and railway station as well as world-class roads from all states of India. The proposed Ahmedabad –Mumbai Bullet train will make the commuting easy. You can also reach by road through Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. Trains are available from almost every city in India to Ahmedabad.
There are 14 airports are in operation in Gujarat. The main one is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD) that is 9kms from Ahmedabad.
Q: Is There Any National Park or Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat to Explore?
A: - There are different National Parks in Gujarat like Gir Forest National Park, Blackbuck National Park in Velavadar, and Marine National Park in Gulf of Kutch and Vansda National Park in Navsari. Main sanctuaries are Kutch Desert Wildlife sanctuary, Wild ass Sanctuary, Gir Wildlife Sanctuary & National Parks, Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary and different others.
Q: Where Is Statue of Unity and What Is the Fee to Visit It?
A: - The Statue of Unity is the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is 182 meters high on the river facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Kevadiya Colony 100 km southeast of the city of Vadodara and 150 km from Surat. The cost to explore the Statue of Unity is INR 120 for adults and 60 Rs for Children. You will also see Valley of Flowers, Memorial, Museum and Audio Visual Gallery at the same cost.