56 days in India Itinerary

56 days in India Itinerary

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56 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
1
Ahmedabad
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Gandhinagar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Patan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Surendranagar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Rajkot
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Jamnagar
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Bhuj
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Porbandar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Dwarka
— 3 nights
10
Somnath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Junagadh
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Bhavnagar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Bilimora
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Surat
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
15
Vadodara
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

4
nights
Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad ©
The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Museum-lovers will appreciate NC Mehta Gallery and Vikram Sarabhai Space Exhibition. Step off the beaten path and head to Ahmedabad One Mall and Gulmohar Greens - Golf & Country Club Ltd.. Get out of town with these interesting Ahmedabad side-trips: Shree Ranchhodray Ji Mandir (in Kheda) and Shree Santram Samadhi Sthan (in Nadiad). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dada Bhagwan Temple, admire the masterpieces at Shreyas Folk Museum, make a trip to Camp Hanuman Mandir, and take an in-depth tour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad holiday maker .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Ahmedabad. In July in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gandhinagar.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Shree Ranchhodray Ji Mandir, Shree Santram Samadhi Sthan
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
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Dada Bhagwan Temple ©
Dada Bhagwan Temple
Shree Santram Samadhi Sthan ©
Shree Santram Samadhi Sthan
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur ©
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Kalupur

3
nights
Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar ©
Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat in Western India. Escape the urban bustle at Indroda Nature Park and Thol. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Adalaj Trimandir and Aglod Jain Tirth. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Mahudi Jain Temple, take a stroll around City Pulse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mini Pawagadh.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Gandhinagar trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ahmedabad to Gandhinagar takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patan.

Things to do in Gandhinagar

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Thol, Mahudi Jain Temple, Aglod Jain Tirth
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
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Thol ©
Thol
Adalaj Trimandir ©
Adalaj Trimandir
Mahudi Jain Temple ©
Mahudi Jain Temple

3
nights
Patan

Patan ©
Patan, an ancient fortified town, was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom. Explore hidden gems such as Patan Patola Heritage and Sai Baba Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nadeshwari Mata Temple and Pallaviya Parshwanath Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Maatangi Modheshwari Temple (in Modhera) and Palanpur (Bhagyabhumi Nabhashchandra Parshwadham, Kedarnath Mahadev Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Shree Padmanath Bhagwan Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Shri Panchasara Parshwanath Jain Derasar, and don't miss a visit to Sindhvai Mata Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Patan road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Gandhinagar to Patan takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Surendranagar.

Things to do in Patan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Palanpur, Sai Baba Temple, Maatangi Modheshwari Temple
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
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Patan Patola Heritage ©
Patan Patola Heritage
Kedarnath Mahadev Temple ©
Kedarnath Mahadev Temple
Varai Dham Golden Temple ©
Varai Dham Golden Temple

2
nights
Surendranagar

Surendranagar ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chotila. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Fatshar Ganpati Mandir Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trineteshwar Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Chamunda Mataji Temple Chotila.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Surendranagar trip planner .

Traveling by car from Patan to Surendranagar takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Surendranagar

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
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Chotila ©
Chotila
Trineteshwar Temple ©
Trineteshwar Temple
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

5
nights
Rajkot

Rajkot ©
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rotary Dolls Museum and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama and Shri Ramanath Dham. Step out of Rajkot with an excursion to Mani Mandir in Morbi--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Jay Siyaram Pendawala, stroll through Pradyuman Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagat Mandir, and find something for the whole family at Funworld Rajkot.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rajkot online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Surendranagar to Rajkot takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Jamnagar.

Things to do in Rajkot

Historic Sites Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gondal, Mani Mandir
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama ©
Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama
Rotary Dolls Museum ©
Rotary Dolls Museum
Kaba Gandhi No Delo ©
Kaba Gandhi No Delo

4
nights
Jamnagar

Jamnagar ©
Home to one of the world's biggest refineries, Jamnagar's modern facade often eclipses its natural and cultural charms.
Get some historical perspective at Dwarkadhish Temple and Bala Hanuman Temple. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Narara Marine National Park and Lakhota Palace and Museum. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sivrajpur Beach, make a trip to Khijada Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Adinath Mandir Jain Temple, and explore the activities along Ranmal Lake.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jamnagar trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rajkot to Jamnagar in 2 hours. July in Jamnagar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Jamnagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Narara Marine National Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Narara Marine National Park ©
Narara Marine National Park
Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Bala Hanuman Temple ©
Bala Hanuman Temple

6
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.
Let the collections at Kranti Tirth for Shyamji Krishna Varma and Gandhi Samadhi capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Living and Learning Design Centre and Chattardi. Explore Bhuj's surroundings by going to Kutch (Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, Purneshwar Temple, & more) and Mandvi Beach (in Mandvi). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Traditional Rogan Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aath Koti Nani Paksh Jain Sthanak, contemplate the long history of Kakkadbhit Yaksha, and get to know the fascinating history of Bhujia Fort.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bhuj trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Jamnagar to Bhuj takes 5 hours. In July in Bhuj, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Porbandar.

Things to do in Bhuj

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kutch, Mandvi Beach, Gandhi Samadhi
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Living and Learning Design Centre ©
Living and Learning Design Centre
Chattardi ©
Chattardi
Mandvi Beach ©
Mandvi Beach

3
nights
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). Explore hidden gems such as Kirti Mandir Temple and Harsiddhi Mataji Temple. Visiting Rangbai Beach and Madhavpur Ghed will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Hari Mandir Temple, admire the striking features of Jadeshwar Temple, and delve into the distant past at Ghumli.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porbandar trip app .

You can drive from Bhuj to Porbandar in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Bhuj in August, expect nights in Porbandar to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dwarka.

Things to do in Porbandar

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
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Sri Hari Mandir Temple ©
Sri Hari Mandir Temple
Harsiddhi Mataji Temple ©
Harsiddhi Mataji Temple
Sudama Mandir Temple ©
Sudama Mandir Temple

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple and Dwarkadhish Temple. Take a break from the city and head to Okha-Madhi Beach and Dunny Point. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Shiva Temple, and kick back and relax at Blue Bell Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dwarka trip planner .

You can drive from Porbandar to Dwarka in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Okha-Madhi Beach, Dwarkadhish Temple
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple ©
Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple
Okha-Madhi Beach ©
Okha-Madhi Beach

3
nights
Somnath

Somnath ©
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Laxmi Narayan Mandir and Shree Parshuram Temple. Relax by the water at Somnath Beach and Veraval Beach. Take a break from Somnath with a short trip to Sasan Gir National Park in Sasan Gir, about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dehotsarg Teerth and make a trip to Prabhas Patan Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Somnath road trip planning website .

You can drive from Dwarka to Somnath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Junagadh.

Things to do in Somnath

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Veraval Beach, Sasan Gir National Park
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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Laxmi Narayan Mandir ©
Laxmi Narayan Mandir
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust ©
Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust

5
nights
Junagadh

Junagadh ©
The ancient and storied town of Junagadh boasts a wealth of historic sites and places of pilgrimage.
Get some cultural insight at Shree Jalaram Mandir and Jain Derasar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Madhavapur Beach and Sakkarbaug Zoological Gardens. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Girnar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bordevi, contemplate the long history of Mahabat Maqbara, and make a trip to Jatashankar Mahadev Temple.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Junagadh vacation maker .

You can drive from Somnath to Junagadh in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Bhavnagar.

Things to do in Junagadh

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shree Jalaram Mandir
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:
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Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Girnar ©
Girnar
Mahabat Maqbara ©
Mahabat Maqbara

3
nights
Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar ©
Bhavnagar is a city in the Bhavnagar district of the Saurashtra region of the Gujarat state of India. Shatrunjaya hill temple and Kumarpal Temple will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vishal Jain Museum and Baroton Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Blackbuck National Park in Velavadar (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takhteshwar Temple and admire the sheer force of Trambak Falls.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bhavnagar online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Junagadh to Bhavnagar by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August in Bhavnagar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Bilimora.

Things to do in Bhavnagar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palitana, Blackbuck National Park
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
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Shatrunjaya hill temple ©
Shatrunjaya hill temple
Blackbuck National Park ©
Blackbuck National Park
Takhteshwar Temple ©
Takhteshwar Temple

1
night
Bilimora

Bilimora ©
Bilimora is a city situated on the banks of the river Ambika, in Gandevi taluka and Navsari district of Gujarat state in India. On the 21st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkadhish Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Mata Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gayatri Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jalaram Mandir, and finally admire the striking features of Somnath Temple.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bilimora day trip planning site .

You can drive from Bhavnagar to Bilimora in 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Surat.

Things to do in Bilimora

Historic Sites
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Somnath Temple ©
Somnath Temple
Dwarkadhish Temple ©
Dwarkadhish Temple
Jalaram Mandir ©
Jalaram Mandir

4
nights
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.
Head to J J Art gallery and Rajhans Ornate High Street Retail Hubfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Dandi Beach and Gopi Talav. Take a break from Surat with a short trip to Jamshed Baug in Navsari, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Sarthana National Park. There's still lots to do: stop by Go Traditional, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Sai Temple, and revel in the low prices at Laxmipati Sarees.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Surat trip planner.

You can drive from Bilimora to Surat in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Vadodara.

Things to do in Surat

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Navsari
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:
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Dandi Beach ©
Dandi Beach
Gopi Talav ©
Gopi Talav
J J Art gallery ©
J J Art gallery

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nights
Vadodara

Vadodara ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Inorbit Mall Vadodara and Maharaja Fatesingh Museum. Get some cultural insight at Baroda Museum And Picture Gallery and Kuber Bhandari Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Shree Stambheshwar Mahadev (in Jambusar), Kavi Jain Temple (in Kavi) and Sardar Patel Trust (in Anand). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Nilkanthdham Swaminarayan Temple Poicha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Baroda, Sri Sri Radha Shyamasundar Mandir Temple, admire the masterpieces at Vadodara, and revel in the low prices at Decathlon mall.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vadodara online holiday maker .

You can take a train from Surat to Vadodara in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Vadodara

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kavi Jain Temple, Sardar Patel Trust, Dabhoi Fort, Nilkanthdham Swaminarayan Temple Poicha, Shree Stambheshwar Mahadev
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 31:
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Inorbit Mall Vadodara ©
Inorbit Mall Vadodara
Shree Stambheshwar Mahadev ©
Shree Stambheshwar Mahadev

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