8 days in Western India Itinerary

8 days in Western India Itinerary

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Fly
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Rajkot
— 1 night
Drive
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Dwarka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Somnath
— 1 night
Drive
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Diu
— 3 nights
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Rajkot

— 1 night
Visit Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home and other cultural attractions in Rajkot, a large industrial city with a historical old town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Royal Garages and then see human ingenuity at work at Nyari Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyara River, don't miss a visit to Nava Surajdeval, and then see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rajkot day trip planning website.

New Delhi to Rajkot is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Rajkot to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Rajkot

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir and then make a trip to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and then head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dwarka trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Rajkot to Dwarka in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Somnath

— 1 night
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Somnath vacation planner.

You can drive from Dwarka to Somnath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Diu.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
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Diu

— 3 nights
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
Diu is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Diu Fort, make a trip to INS Khukri Memorial, head outdoors with Naida Caves, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gangeshwar Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Diu itinerary maker site.

Getting from Somnath to Diu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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