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Tribal Tour of Gujarat

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Barog 174101 Barog, HP
India
30° 53' 24.9108" N, 77° 4' 3.8028" E
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DAY 1: AHMEDABAD 

vadodara – champaner – chotta udepur – ahmedabad – balaram – poshina – patan modhera – dasada – bhuj – banni – mandvi
11 Nights / 12 Days

Day 1: Gujarat Arrival – Vadodara – Jambhughoda

Early morning connect a flight to Bombay – Vadodara, arrival at Vadodara, Meet, and Greet & Transfer to Jambhughoda.Check in to Nature Lovers Resort. 

Jambhughoda (65 KMS / 1.5 HOURS) - Later visit of Champaner i The UNESCO listed world heritage site of Champaner is one of Gujarat’s most remarkable archaeological zones. Champaner is famous for its exquisite mosques, of which the Jama Masjid is the most impressive. 

Overnight stay Jambhughoda. 

Day 2: Jambhughoda – Chhota Udepur Excursion

Morning drives to Chhota Udepur (50 KMS / 1 HOUR), this place is well known for Rathwa tribes. the Rathwa tribes  migrated from Central India. Rajput rulers and as of Rathore the region called RATH region and from Rath the tribal are called Rathwa. Chhota Udepur is nearer to different villages of Rathwas, Bhils, Bhilalas & other tribes. A local tribal market known as “HAAT” occur at different villages in and around Chhota Udepur like Kol, Kharakwada, Timla, Devhat etc where we can visits to see traditional architecture, life style and handicraft of each original community.  Later visits of Tribal Museum & some more villages to see the  Pithora painting - Pithora Paintings are much more than colorful images on walls. They indicate the arrival of a good occasion in the family.  

Overnight stay Jambhughoda. 

DAY 03: JAMBHUGHODA – AHMEDABAD

In the Morning drive to Ahmedabad (200 KMS / 4 - 5 Hours), Check in to hotel. Rest of the day is to visit old market. 

Overnight stay Ahmedabad. 

DAY 04: AHMEDABAD

Morning city tour visits of Sidi Sayed Mosque . Hate Singh Jain Temple , Calico museum of textile The Calico Museum of Textiles . Sabarmati Ashram - Gandhi Ashram - Harijan Ashram – Satyagraha It’s located on the western bank of the Sabarmati River. Ashram was the residence of Mahatma Gandhi. From this Ashram Gandhi started the Dandi March in 1930. . 

Overnight stay Ahmedabad. 

DAY 5: AHMEDABAD – BALARAM

Morning drives to Balaram (180 KMS / 4 Hours), Transfer to hotel. Later visits of the remote villages of the Adivasi and Garasia tribal are who will also give you archery expression. Communities such as Garasia, Bhils and the pastoral  Rabaris have settled in Poshina. Each tribe retains its distinctive traditions and crafts. The Garasia are known for their colorful clothes, the Rabaris for their silver ornaments. Pastoral people like the Rabaris who keep camels, sheep and goat. Poshina is home to a tribal shrine where you find the staggering scene of thousands of terracotta horses standing in rows as offerings to the local goddess. A visit to the homes of the potters who make these striking horses is an excellent glimpse into tribal culture. 

Overnight stay Balaram. 

DAY 6: BALARAM – AMBAJI TEMPLE – VILLAGE VISITS.

Morning drives to Ambaji temple, Ambaji temple is one of the 51 Shakti Peeths of Hinduism. The shrine built of marble,has no idol  Ambaji temple is flocked by millions of pilgrims every year. 

Rest of the day visits villages. Overnight stay Balram. 

DAY 7: BALARAM (POSHINA) – PATAN – MODHERA - DASADA

Morning drives to Dasada (300 KMS / 10 Hours with Enroute Sightseeing) 

Enroute visits of Patan - Patan Patola of Weaving Patan are famous for Patola weaving.  Patan Step Well  It is the best example of such architecture for water wells that is peculiar to Gujarat.  Modhera Sun Temple Modhera Sun Temple is finest example of Hindu architecture in Gujarat.  Overnight stay Dasada. 

DAY 8: DASADA

Dasada (Little Rann of Kutch) 

The Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife sanctuary can be from Dasada, 93 KMS from Ahmedabad. This is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in India, spanning some 4950 sq ft in area, and comprising a range habitat from saline desert plains,arid grasslands, rocky and thorn scrub to lakes and marshes. 

Wild ass sanctuary

The sanctuary is well known for its group of the stale joke brown Asiatic (Wild ass), which does not live elsewhere in Indian lowlands. We can see with Little Rann of Kutch blackbuck (Indian antelope), nilgai or blue bull (India’s largest antelope) and the graceful chinkara (Indian gazelle) are other mammals. The main carnivores of the Little Rann of Kutch are the endangered Indian wolf, desert fox, Indian fox, jackals, desert and jungle cats, and a few hyenas; also we can see during the visits flamingoes, pelicans, ducks, cranes and storks. 

Village safari, We can do excursion safari tours of pastoral settlements and villages along the Rann of Kutch.  

overnight stay Dasada. 

Day 9: DASADA - BHUJ 

Morning drives to, Bhuj (300 KMS / 6 Hours), Check in to hotel, Later visits to FRB office to complete the permit formalities, Evening leisure. Overnight stay Bhuj. 

Day 10: Excursion Banni Villages

Banni villages are well known for its beautiful embroideries and colourful traditional culture. Excursion visits of Banni villages to see the various peoples like Jat, Harijan, Meghawal, Mutva, Ahir and Rabaris, etc in various villages Kutch. The men do leather work wood carving and women do embroidery and patchwork. 

Ahir - These Communities are mainly of farmers who once sold milk and ghee but who now have changed their business to transport or salt because of the irregularity of rain. 

Overnight stay Bhuj. 

Day 11: Excursion to Mandvi & Bhujodi Villages

Excursion visit to Bhujodi village Bhujodi is a village skilled in traditional bandhani (tie-dying), block printing and weaving.Here you can view live demonstrations and buy anything from shawls to blankets from the artisans directly. Later drives to Mandvi, is famous for its 400-year old hand wooden ship-building industry and clean beaches  Craftsmen here still use traditional techniques for domestic and international ship-making. We can also visit the 19 th century Vijay Vilas Palace, constructed of red sandstone in Rajput style, set along a sparkling private beach. Later drive to Tunda wandh Rabari village to experience an completely different life style with an excellent specimen of mud architecture in its own style. 

Overnight stay Bhuj. 

Day 12: Bhuj local city Tour & Departure transfer to Bhuj airport.

Morning visit of Bhuj Local City Tour includes Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal, and Kutch Museum.

Afternoon departures transfer to connect a flight to Bhuj – Bombay (Mumbai). 

Tour End with Sweet Memories

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