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Gujarat - The Chalukyan Architecture Trail Package

Gujarat - The Chalukyan Architecture Trail Package

Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days

Destination Covered : Ahmedabad, Ambaji, Modhera, Patan

Attractions : Ambaji, Modhera Sun Temple, Sun Temple

Price

On Request


Detailed Tour Itinerary

Depart after breakfast from Hotel for Danta via Vadnagar (a medieval walled town with 12th century carved gateways, Vadnagar is known for its huge Torana or 12th century columns surmounted by an arch, 17th century temple, medieval artificial lake that is still used by the local people, havelis of the Naggar Brahmins and other communities, and archaeological excavations where Mathura-style Buddha terracottas, toys, implements of the 4th-7th century AD have been found) and Taranga (A large 12th century Jain temple built from local stone with exceptionally fine sculpture and architectural detail). Arrive at Bhavani Villa, a heritage homestead in Danta, in time for lunch.
In the afternoon, visit the Bhil and Garasia tribal hamlets around Danta for photographing/painting village scenes, portraiture and seeing local pottery OR visit the 1064-1134AD Jain temples of Kumbhariyaji to see its marble carvings and the Hindu temple of Ambaji, about 19km from Danta. Return to Danta for dinner and stay at the Bhavani Villa or Balaram Palace Resort.
Morning tea at the former ruling family's stud farm of Marwari and Kathiawadi horses, dairy cattle, and aviary birds. After breakfast, depart for princely Palanpur which has some grand old buildings, Sidhapur to see the Bohra Muslim mansions, Patan (a historic walled citadel that was the Solanki capital of Gujarat, Patan has a seven-storeyed 11th century stepwell with magnificent workmanship and a sacred lake surrounded by small Shiva shrines. A living legacy of Patan is its Patola silk weaving using the intricate double ikkat process) and 11th century Modhera Sun Temple. Return to Danta to stay in Bhavani Villa.
Return to Ahmedabad via Modhera Sun temple, visit to Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar and Adalaj Stepwell to Hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Accommodation

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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