Rajkot is a very pleasant provincial town. Mahatma Gandhi spent a few years of his life in this town. Mahatma Gandhi spent the early days of his life here. Mahatma Gandhi completed his secondary education from this school. Gondal. Arrive Rajkot and visit Kaba Gandhi No Delo (literally "Kaba Gandhi's house"). Later see the exhibition of Gandhi's items here, followed by a visit to Rajkumar College. The Riverside palace at Gondal, a govt. of India classified heritage hotel, and the Orchard Palace in the same town, are two mansion guest houses opened as heritage hotels. The interiors of these properties are appointed with period furniture, antiques and artifacts remniscent of the days of the Raj. Stay overnight at Rajkot.
Rajkot – Junagadh – Rajkot (Approx 1 - 2 Hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Junagadh. Junagadh Uparkot Fort: Famous in bygone times for its virtual inaccessibility, the Upar Kot or Upper Fort is girdled by a wall that is, in some places, over 20m. high. An ornate entrance gateway leads to the ruins. A mosque still stands in a state of preservation. A Nilamtope (canon) was acquired by the Nawab of Junagadh from a Turkish Sultan. There are also two step-wells, Jami Masjid and Buddhist caves in the fort premises. ASHOKA ROCK EDICTS: On the way to Girnar, fourteen Rock Edicts of the Emperor Ashoka can be seen inscribed on a great boulder. The inscriptions carry Brahmi script in Pali language and dates back to 250BC. On the same rock are inscriptions in Sanskrit. MAQBARA: The mausolea of the Nawa
Rajkot – Porbandar
After breakfast drive to Porbandar & proceed for local sightseeing. Kirti Mandir : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born & lived here until he was twelve. It stands in the corner of a large courtyard in the west of town. A Swastika on the floor in a small room marks the actual spot. It houses many collections of Gandhian memorabilia. There is also an exhibit of photographs, some with English captions, and a small workshop. Stay overnight at Porbandar.
Porbandar – Somnath
After breakfast drive to Junagadh en route visit Somnath Somnath: One of the most revered & an important center of culture & nationalism. The legendary temple contains a ‘jyotirlinga’. Looted & destroyed, built & rebuilt several times, it represents the eternal beauty & strength of the Indian society. The present splendid structure was rebuilt about five decades ago, at the exact spot where the original shrine was located. The iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was instrumental in the construction of the present temple. Stay overnight at Somnath.
Somnath – Sasan Gir
After breakfast drive to Sasan Gir. Sasan Gir, Popularly known as Gir, the most famous loin sanctuary in India. And the one place in the subcontinent where Asiatic Loins can be found in the wild. Sasan Gir on the southwestern border of Surasthtra peninsula in Gujarat and is home to nearly 400 Asiatic loins. The Santucary was created in 1913 to provide protections to the largest Surviving groups of the Asiatic loins and was given the status of the sanctuary in 1965; the numbers of loins has been steadily on the rise since 1980.This is the only place in the World outside the African continent where the loin can be seen in its natural habitat. The loin safaris are popular among tourist & jeep are freely available for touring the forest. Though the most famous inhabitants
0630 Hrs Early morning game drive. Early morning Game Drive in exclusive Gypsy into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. 1000 hrs: Return to the Hotel. 1030 hrs; after the adventurous drive enjoy the sumptuous breakfast. 1430hrs: Evening Game Drive. Evening game drive in exclusive Gypsy into the Park where your naturalist will talk to you about the wildlife found in this Park. And if you are lucky you will spot the Lion. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Sasan Gir – Rajkot
After breakfast drive to Rajkot Airport to board flight for your next destination. Return with splendid memories of your vacation.