Day 1:- Dwarka Night
Pick up from the Rajkot Airport and drive to Dwarka. Check into the Hotel. Refresh. Go for the sightseeing. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Situated towards Okha, this temple enshrines one of the 12 jyotilingas in India. The legend relates that centuries ago the jungle (vana) that covered this area was inhabited by a demon couple named Daruka and so it was called DarukaVana,
Now popularly know as GopnathMahadev, this 6th c.shrine in NaniGop Village is one of the earliest built temples in Gujarat. Opinion is divided on whether it was originally dedicated to the Sun or to Shiva. It has a two-layered pyramid shaped roof. The high platform and the open space around the sanctum gives the temple an appearance of enhanced height.
BeytDwarka is considered the original abode of Krishna. The island was a full-fledged port before Okha developed nearby. The main temple was built about 5oo years ago by ShriVallabhacharya, a prominent guru of the PushtimarghSampradaya, and has an idol believed to have been made by Rukmini.
Rukmini Temple, Dwarka, India dates back to the 12th century. There is a story behind this temple.
Day 2:- Somnath Via Porbander Night
Although the temple structure is not extraordinary, it is associated with a popular tale of Krishna and his dear friend Sudama. The shrine marks where Sudama’s hut once stood and is the only temple dedicated to him in India.
The main attraction for most visitors to this city is the three story house where Gandhiji was born in 1869. The spot where his mother gave birth is marked with a Swastika. A narrow stairway LEADS UP TO HIS STUDY. Adjacent to the 165-year old residence is the 24 m high KirtiMadir with 79 lamps on its peak-one for each year of Gandhiji’s life.
Bharat Mandir and Nehru Planetarium:-
The Bharat Mandir is a permanent exhibition that hightlights the nature features and prominent spiritual and historical figures of India. Upstairs is the Nehru Planetrium, also know as Tara Mandir, with slighty outdated technology. Nearby are mud flats popular with migratory birds. It is a great spot for birdwatching.
Sartanji no Choro:-
King Sartanji (1757-1813) commissioned this pavilion as a venue for music concerts. The ceiling is made of wooden panels with floral images. Statues of musicians and doorkeepers adorn the columns and outside corners. A water tank inside keeps the place cool.
Somnath Temple Old & New:-
Somnath temple, a highly revered temple, is one of the main 12 Shiva temple in India enshrining the Jyotorlingas. The temple is constructed in the Chalikya style with a height of about 155ft.
TriveniGhat in Somanth is the
confluence of three holy rivers namely Kapil, Hiran and a mystical River
Saraswathy. It is believed that the rivers flow to the ultimate destination of
Sea from here. This symbolizes the human birth, life and death.
Gita Mandir, placed at the confluence of three holy rivers known as TriveniTirtha, is a Krishna temple built by Birla family in 1970. Mythology says that Lord Krishna walked about 4km from BalukaTirtha to here after hit by the arrow by a hunter Jara. .
Day 3:- Ahmedabad Night
In the morning Check out from the Hotel. Drive to Ahmedabad. Reached at Ahmedabad. Check into the Hotel and refresh. Go for sightseeing. Overnight at the Hotel.
Vaishno Devi Temple
A true replica of the famed
temple in Jammu and Kashmir, this lovely shrine also depicts Vaishno Devi as
the principle deity. The only difference between the two is that the latter can
be visited within a couple of hours.
The abbreviation for
International Society for Krishna Consciousness. This temple depicts Lord
Krishna with his beloved lover Radha, who is regarded as the epitome of true
love. Also called as the Hare Krishna Temple, ISKCON temple situates in a vast
area with lovely trees, which gives a serene and tranquil environ to the
Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades.
Water Show at Akhardham temple:-
A spectacular show on water screen using effects of fire, sound laser, water and video at Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, left 2,000 spectators spellbound on Saturday.