17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dwarka
— 8 nights
2
Rajkot
— 2 nights
3
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
4
Somnath
— 3 nights

8
nights
Dwarka

Dwarka ©
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shree Dwarkadhish Temple and Rukshamanee Mandir. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dwarka: Mandvi (The Beach At Mandvi Palace, Vijay Vilas Palace, &more) and Shrinathji Temple (in Nathdwara). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Beyt Dwarika, enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Bell Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and make a trip to Gopi Talab.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dwarka itinerary website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dwarka. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Dwarka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandvi, Okha-Madhi Beach, Shrinathji Temple
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Shree Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Shree Dwarkadhish Temple
Beyt Dwarika ©
Beyt Dwarika
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

2
nights
Rajkot

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum, stop by Jay Siyaram Pendawala, and then find something for the whole family at Funworld Rajkot. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see where the action happens at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, see where the action happens at Race Course Grounds, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pradyuman Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rajkot road trip site.

Drive from Dwarka to Rajkot in 4 hours. In January in Rajkot, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Rajkot

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Funworld Rajkot ©
Funworld Rajkot
Rotary Dolls Museum ©
Rotary Dolls Museum
Pradyuman Park ©
Pradyuman Park

2
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Attractions like Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Adalaj Stepwell make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Ahmedabad with a short trip to Akshardham in Gandhinagar, about 11h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaishnodevi Temple, examine the collection at Auto World Vintage Car Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ahmedabad trip website.

Traveling by car from Rajkot to Ahmedabad takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Akshardham
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Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home ©
Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home
Akshardham ©
Akshardham
Kankaria Lake ©
Kankaria Lake

3
nights
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 8th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Devalia Safari Park, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panch Pandava Gufa or Hinglaj Mataji Gufa, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam and then make a trip to Gita Mandir.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Somnath online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Somnath takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Devalia Safari Park
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Devalia Safari Park ©
Devalia Safari Park
Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir

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