17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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17 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dwarka
1
Dwarka
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Rajkot
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Somnath
— 3 nights
End: Dwarka

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.
Attractions like Dwarkadhish Temple and Beyt Dwarika make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Dwarka: Mandvi (The Beach At Mandvi Palace, Vijay Vilas Palace, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, stroll around Gomti Ghat, head outdoors with Dunny Point, and don't miss a visit to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dwarka driving holiday site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Dwarka. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off toRajkot.

Things to do in Dwarka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandvi, Okha-Madhi Beach, Dwarkadhish Temple
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Dwarkadhish Temple ©
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: explore and take pictures at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, then explore and take pictures at Race Course Grounds, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pradyuman Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rajkot tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dwarka to Rajkot takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Rajkot

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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 Kankaria Lake and Auto World Vintage Car Museum make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid, admire the landmark architecture of Sidi Saeed Mosque, and take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ahmedabad trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rajkot to Ahmedabad in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

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

3
nights
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Devalia Safari Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panch Pandava Gufa or Hinglaj Mataji Gufa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Laxmi Narayan Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam, don't miss a visit to Gita Mandir, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Somnath trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ahmedabad to Somnath takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Somnath

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Devalia Safari Park, Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
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Somnath Mahadev Temple ©
Somnath Mahadev Temple
Devalia Safari Park ©
Devalia Safari Park

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