8 days in Western India Itinerary

8 days in Western India Itinerary

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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
— 2 nights
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Rajkot
— 1 night
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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.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Rotary Dolls Museum and then don't miss a visit to Nava Surajdeval.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rajkot travel planner.

New Delhi to Rajkot is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Rajkot is a bit warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 35°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dwarka.

Things to do in Rajkot

Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rukshamanee Mandir and then make a trip to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and then head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dwarka online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Rajkot to Dwarka in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Triveni Sangam and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Somnath attractions tool.

Getting from Dwarka to Somnath by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Diu.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
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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.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Paul's Church and then contemplate the long history of Diu Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple and then kick back and relax at Nagoa Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Diu road trip planner.

You can drive from Somnath to Diu in 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Rajkot.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Rajkot

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to The Royal Garages and then see human ingenuity at work at Nyari Dam.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rajkot day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Diu to Rajkot. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rajkot

Parks
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