13 days in Gujarat & Daman Itinerary

13 days in Gujarat & Daman Itinerary

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13 days in Gujarat & Daman Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Surat
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Daman
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Porbandar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Jamnagar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Mandvi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bhuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Rajkot
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Ahmedabad
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Surat

Surat ©
Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambika Niketan Temple and then kick back and relax at Dumas Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Gopi Talav, then enjoy the sand and surf at Suvali Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat, and finally browse the different shops at RahulRaj Mall.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Surat day trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Surat is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Daman.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Suvali Beach
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Dumas Beach ©
Dumas Beach
Gopi Talav ©
Gopi Talav
VR Surat ©
VR Surat

1
night
Daman

Daman ©
A Portuguese enclave during the colonial era and all the way up to 1961, Daman has a long coastline and a little town center, divided in two by a river.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Nani Daman, then enjoy the sand and surf at Devka Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Bom Jesu, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jampore Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Daman travel planning website .

Take a train from Surat to Daman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porbandar.

Things to do in Daman

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Jampore Beach ©
Jampore Beach
Devka Beach ©
Devka Beach
Cathedral of Bom Jesu ©
Cathedral of Bom Jesu

1
night
Porbandar

Porbandar ©
Porbandar is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpaty Beach, admire the striking features of Satyanarayan's Mandir Temple, then contemplate the long history of Kirti Mandir Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sudama Mandir Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Jadeshwar Temple, then kick back and relax at Madhavpur Ghed, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Hari Mandir Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Rangbai Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Porbandar trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Daman to Porbandar with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Porbandar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jamnagar.

Things to do in Porbandar

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Madhavpur Ghed ©
Madhavpur Ghed
Sri Hari Mandir Temple ©
Sri Hari Mandir Temple
Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace ©
Raj Mahal - Huzoor Palace

3
nights
Jamnagar

Jamnagar ©
Home to one of the world's biggest refineries, Jamnagar's modern facade often eclipses its natural and cultural charms.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bala Hanuman Temple and Dwarkadhish Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Narara Marine National Park and Bet Dwarka. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary and kick back and relax at Sivrajpur Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Jamnagar trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Porbandar to Jamnagar takes 3 hours. When traveling from Porbandar in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jamnagar, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mandvi.

Things to do in Jamnagar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Narara Marine National Park
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Narara Marine National Park ©
Narara Marine National Park
Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary ©
Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary

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Mandvi

Mandvi ©
On the 24th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Beach At Mandvi Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mandvi Beach, take in the views from Rukmavati Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Jain Temple, and finally appreciate the history behind Mazar-e-Noorani.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mandvi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jamnagar to Mandvi takes 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bhuj.

Things to do in Mandvi

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach
Mazar-e-Noorani ©
Mazar-e-Noorani
Rukmavati Bridge ©
Rukmavati Bridge

2
nights
Bhuj

Bhuj ©
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
On the 25th (Thu), get lost in a book at Kranti Tirth for Shyamji Krishna Varma, view the masterpieces at Hiralakshmi Memorial Craft Park, then get engrossed in the history at LLDC, and finally examine the collection at Living and Learning Design Centre. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kutch Museum, delve into the distant past at Chattardi, then stop by Traditional Rogan Art, then see the interesting displays at Aina Mahal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bhuj trip maker .

Drive from Mandvi to Bhuj in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bhuj can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Bhuj

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Hiralakshmi Memorial Craft Park ©
Hiralakshmi Memorial Craft Park
Living and Learning Design Centre ©
Living and Learning Design Centre
Traditional Rogan Art ©
Traditional Rogan Art

1
night
Rajkot

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
On the 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Watson Museum, look for gifts at Jay Siyaram Pendawala, buy something for everyone on your list at Crystal Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, and finally see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rajkot trip builder tool .

Drive from Bhuj to Rajkot in 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Rajkot

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Rotary Dolls Museum ©
Rotary Dolls Museum
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama ©
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama
Jay Siyaram Pendawala ©
Jay Siyaram Pendawala

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night
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Kankaria Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Akshardham, then steep yourself in history at Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AlphaOne Mall.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ahmedabad attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rajkot to Ahmedabad takes 4 hours. In October in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

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