8 days in Western India Itinerary

8 days in Western India Itinerary

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Fly to Rajkot, Train to Dwarka
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Dwarka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Diu
— 1 night
Drive
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Somnath
— 1 night
Drive
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Sasan Gir
— 1 night
Drive
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Rajkot
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 9th (Tue): make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka, make a trip to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Rukshamanee Mandir. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Sudama Setu (Sudama Bridge), don't miss a visit to Siddheshwar Mahadev Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then head off the coast to Beyt Dwarika, and finally make a trip to Gopi Talab.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dwarka trip itinerary planner.

Amritsar to Dwarka is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Diu.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

Diu

— 1 night
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gangeshwar Temple, stroll through Nagoa Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Diu Fort.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Diu trip tool.

You can drive from Dwarka to Diu in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Somnath.

Things to do in Diu

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:

Somnath

— 1 night
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhalka Tirth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnath Mahadev Temple, and finally make a trip to Triveni Sangam.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Somnath trip builder.

Drive from Diu to Somnath in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Sasan Gir National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Devalia Safari Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sasan Gir trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Somnath to Sasan Gir takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Rajkot.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

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 14th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Ramakrishna Ashrama, then gain insight at Rajkumar College, and then see the interesting displays at Rotary Dolls Museum. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Royal Garages, see human ingenuity at work at Nyari Dam, and then look for gifts at Jay Siyaram Pendawala.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rajkot trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sasan Gir to Rajkot takes 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rajkot

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:

Gir Somnath District travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · National Parks · Landmarks