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In The Footsteps of Gandhi
Commencing in Mumbai and travelling through the historical state of Gujarat - homeland of Mahatma Gandhi, this innovative itinerary incorporates coastal Porbandar, princely Rajkot and flourishing Ahmedabad - the beginning point of the legendary salt march.
Day 1: Mumbai
Once you arrive in to Mumbai, you will be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Mumbai or relax at the hotel. Overnight – Mumbai

Days 2 - 3: Mumbai
Gateway of IndiaMumbai or Bombay, as it was formerly known - remains India’s city of dreams. They enjoy a full day city tour including the Gateway of India monument, the Prince of Wales museum, Marine Drive, Mani Bhawan Jain temple & the Elephanta Caves.
On day three they take a guided Heritage Walk in the morning before visiting the Afghani Church & holy Banganga Temple & water tank in the afternoon. Tonight they enjoy a scenic horse & buggy ride along Marine drive toward Chowpatty Beach. Overnight – Mumbai.

Day 4: Porbandar
Mumbai - Porbandar. Morning flight to Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, born in 1869. Afternoon city tour to Kirti Mandir, the memorial erected to Gandhi and his spouse, in the 1950s and Gandhi’s birthplace, a 3-story 300-year-old house, with time to cease at the Chowpatty seafront and shop in the local bazaar. Overnight – Porbandar

Days 5 - 7: Rajkot
historical place of RajkotPorbander - Rajkot - Ahmedabad. Travelling north east, they arrive at Rajkot. Mahatma Gandhi moved to Rajkot in 1881, they attended school here and was popularly known as Mahatma (Sanskrit for ‘great soul’). On day 6, they visit the elderly city and ‘Kaba Gandhi No Delo’, the house where Gandhi grew up, which now holds a small exhibition of Gandhi artifacts and photographs. Rajkot is also famous for its Bandhani saris, mirror-work, patchwork, beadwork, and silk embroidery. On day 7 they travel to Ahmedabad. Overnight – Rajkot.

Days 8 - 9: Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is a combination of medieval and modern, along with the coexistence of Hindu, Muslim and Jain communities, a compelling place to explore. Our city tour leads us to the elderly city, to view the finest blend of Hindu and Islamic architectural style known as Indo-Saracenic. They also visit the site of Gandhi’s ashram and the place where they launched his celebrated march against the Salt Law.

On day 9: We can wander through the vibrant bazaars of Ahmedabad and visit Jami Masjid, built in the 15th century. Also worth seeing are the tombs of Ahmedabad’s Muslim rulers and Hindu and Jain temples. The afternoon is free, so perhaps a cease at the Calico Museum of Textiles with its excellent collection of antique and modern textiles. Of coursework, no visit to Ahmedabad would be complete without a textile purchase. Patola silk saris and Ahmedabad block-prints are prized. Overnight – Ahmedabad

Days 10 - 11: Surat
Iscon temple SuratAhmedabad - Baroda - Surat. Travelling south to Baroda, they arrive mid-afternoon. Perhaps stroll through Sayaji Bagh, a giant green park housing a few museums & planetarium. On day 11 they continue south to Surat on the banks of the River Tapti & visit to the Sultan of Gujarat castle built in 1546. Overnight – Baroda



Day 12: Dandi
Ganghi’s salt satyagrahaSurat/Dandi. Its a short drive to Dandi where they arrive at the most famous scene of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha (Salt March). Mahatma Gandhi, along with several thousand of his followers walked from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi on the Gujarati coast. Today they follow this same path down to the waters edge. Overnight – Surat

Day 13: Mumbai
Surat - Mumbai. Arrival to Mumbai and hotel check in. The later part of the day remains free for you to do as you . Overnight – Mumbai

Day 14: Mumbai
Hotel check-out & included onward transfer to airport.



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