Pilgrim Tours - Dwarka - Somnath

Gujarat is regarded as a holy land, owing to the numerous temples and religious places situated here. Gujarat temples actually seem to be the abode of the various gods and goddesses, because of their majesty and grandeur. Dwarkadhish Temple- Dwarka city is located in the Jamnagar district of Gujarat. It is one of the most ancient cities in India and houses the famous Dwarkadhish temple, which is one of the biggest Hindu pilgrimage places in India.

The city was also called Swarna Dwarka (golden Dwarka) because of its prosperity. Somnath Temple Somnath Temple (Jyotirlinga) is situated in the Junagadh district of Gujarat. It is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is one of the twelve jyotirlinga in India. The most interesting fact about the Somnath temple is that it has been built and destroyed six times.

(04 Days 03 Hotel Nights)


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Tour Code - DW01

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Day 1: ARRIVE AHMEDABAD - ON TO DWARKA (450 KMS / APPROX. 8 HOUR DRIVE) : Welcome to Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat. On arrival at airport / railway station in Ahmedabad, begin your 'Dwarka - Somnath' tour. Drive to Dwarka, and check-in to your hotel on arrival. Later in the day, visit the sacred town of Dwarka, one of the main centers of the Krishna legend, a sentinel overlooking the Arabian Sea. The city is also known as Dvarka, Dwarka, and Dvaraka. Overnight in Dwarka - None (Meals on your own)

Day 2: DWARKA :   In the morning, proceed for full day sightseeing in Dwarka. Visit the Nageshwar Temple. Nageshwara Jyotirlinga is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Visit the Dwarkadhish temple also known as Jagat Mandir. This temple was constructed over 1400 years ago and houses the image of Lord Krishna. Followed by the Dwarkadhish temple, visit Dwarka Peeth. Also visit Bhadkeshwar Temple, Rukmini Temple, Sunset Point, Shri Jagatguru Shankaracharya Math, Ved Havan, Light House and Shardapith Math Museum. The rest of the evening is at leisure to explore this holy town (on your own). Overnight in Dwarka (B)

Day 3 : ON TO SOMNATH (230 KMS / APPROX. 4 AND A HALF HOUR DRIVE) : After breakfast, proceed to Somnath. Visit the Somnath Temple - one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Facing the wide open Arabian Sea, the Somnath Temple is an imposing structure offering a spectacular sight to the pilgrims. Legend says that Somnath was built by none other than the Moon God himself at the time of creation. The temple was destroyed and rebuilt six times. Later, check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Somnath (B)

Day 4 : DEPART SOMNATH ON TO AHMEDABAD (400 KMS / APPROX. 7HOUR DRIVE) : Today, bid farewell to your 'Dwarka - Somnath' tour as you are transferred to the airport / railway station in Ahmedabad for your onward journey.

HIGHLIGHTS :
  • Visit Dwarkadhish Temple.
  • Visit Nageshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  • Visit Somnath Temple - One of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva.

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