20 days in Western India Itinerary

20 days in Western India Itinerary

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Train to Sion, Fly to Surat
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Surat
— 1 night
Train
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Vadodara
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ahmedabad
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bhavnagar
— 2 nights
Drive to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Fly to Diu
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Diu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sasan Gir
— 1 night
Drive
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Somnath
— 1 night
Drive
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Porbandar
— 1 night
Drive
9
Dwarka
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Jamnagar
— 1 night
Drive
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Bhuj
— 1 night
Drive
12
Rajkot
— 2 nights
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Surat

— 1 night

Diamond City

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.
On the 1st (Mon), browse the different shops at VR Surat and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Surat road trip planning tool.

Pune to Surat is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Vadodara.

Things to do in Surat

Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Vadodara

— 2 nights

The Cultured City

Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at EME Temple. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club and then admire the landmark architecture of Lukshmi Vilas Palace.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vadodara tour itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Surat to Vadodara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Vadodara

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Ahmedabad

— 3 nights

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Bring the kids along to Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home and Sabarmati Riverfront. Step out of Ahmedabad with an excursion to Akshardham in Gandhinagar--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell, explore the activities along Kankaria Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ahmedabad trip planner.

You can drive from Vadodara to Ahmedabad in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bhavnagar.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:

Bhavnagar

— 2 nights
Bhavnagar is a city in the Bhavnagar district of the Saurashtra region of the Gujarat state of India. On the 8th (Mon), walk around Victoria Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Adishwar Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bhavnagar trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Ahmedabad to Bhavnagar in 4 hours. In November in Bhavnagar, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Bhavnagar

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
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Diu

— 2 nights
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nagoa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple and then contemplate the long history of Diu Fort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Diu trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bhavnagar to Diu. You will leave for Sasan Gir on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:

Sasan Gir

— 1 night
Fulfill your wildlife fantasies at Sasan Gir, the only place in Asia where you can still see lions roaming free in the wild.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Kamleshwar Dam.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sasan Gir trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Diu to Sasan Gir takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Somnath

— 1 night
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Somnath trip planner.

You can drive from Sasan Gir to Somnath in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Porbandar.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:

Porbandar

— 1 night
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). Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Porbandar Beach and then steep yourself in history at Kirti Mandir Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Porbandar online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Somnath to Porbandar in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Porbandar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dwarka.

Things to do in Porbandar

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 14:
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Dwarka

— 2 nights
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll around Gomti Ghat and then don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dwarka trip planner.

Drive from Porbandar to Dwarka in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jamnagar.

Things to do in Dwarka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Jamnagar

— 1 night

World's Oil City

Home to one of the world's biggest refineries, Jamnagar's modern facade often eclipses its natural and cultural charms.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bala Hanuman Temple.

Make your Jamnagar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Dwarka to Jamnagar takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Jamnagar

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:

Bhuj

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at White Desert Of Kutch.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bhuj visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Jamnagar to Bhuj takes 5 hours. In November in Bhuj, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Bhuj

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
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Rajkot

— 2 nights
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 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagat Mandir and then examine the collection at Rotary Dolls Museum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Rajkot attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bhuj to Rajkot takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in November, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rajkot

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
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