Mumbai with Best of Gujarat Wildlife Tour – 13 Nights and 14 Days
Day 1: ARRIVAL MUMBAI:
Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car. On arrival, check-in at hotel and later you will be taken to visit Gaon Devi Mandir, Mumbadevi temple, Global Vipassana Pagoda, Panchamukhi Hanuman & Vitthal Rakhumai Temple in Mumbai. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: MUMBAI
Early morning, have your breakfast and then you will be taken to visit Local sightseeing of Mumbai Marine Drive, Kena Market Masjid, Gate way of India, Juhu Beach, Bandra Worli Sea Link etc. Later in the evening you can opt. to visit Linking Road in Mumbai. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: MUMBAI – AHEMDABAD – NALSAROVAR – VELAVADAR
Early morning, after breakfast transfer to the airport to board a flight for Ahmedabad. Meeting and assistance upon arrival as our representatives welcome you and escort you to your car and drive to Velavadar. En route visit Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: VELAVADAR NATIONAL PARK
After early, after breakfast proceed for morning Safari to Velavadar Black Buck Sanctuary, the best national park for black buck viewing in India. Spread over 36 sq km, this park which a tapestry of grasslands and scrubby plains reminiscent of the African Savanah. The sanctuary remains closed from 15th June-15th Oct.. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 5: VELAVADAR – SASSAN GIR
After breakfast proceed to Sasan Gir. On arrival at Sasan Gir, check in at the hotel. Enjoy evening jungle safari of Sasan Gir Sanctuary, home to the Asiatic Lion. It is the only place in the world outside Africa, where the lion can be seen in his natural habitat. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 6: GIR NATIONAL PARK
Today you will enjoy the jeep ride and take a complete round of the Gir National Park. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 7: GIR – JAMNAGAR
After breakfast proceed to Jamnagar. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Jamnagar is renowned for its Salt Pans / Marine Sanctuary and lakes around that are a bird watchers delight. Visit Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary (10 kms) in evening. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 8: JAMNAGAR
Early morning drive 2 hours west from Jamnagar to Narara Island, one of India’s best sites for Crab-plover. Other option is to Visit areas around Jamnagar good for bird watching (Dichda, Bardia Sanctuary, Lakhota Lake). Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 9: JAMNAGAR – NAKHATRANA
Early morning, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Nakhatrana. On arrival, check-in at hotel. Nakhatrana is a the base point to visit Bird watching, craft villages and pilgrimage areas in Kutch. Visit Banni Grasslands in evening. Banni Grasslands bordering the Great Rann of Kutch are renowned for a wide variety of birds and an exclusive bird watching experience. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: GREATER RANN OF KUTCH
Early morning, after breakfast you will be taken to visit Greater Rann of Kutchh and Bird watching areas around Nakhatrana, The area is good for large birds (Flamingos, Storks, Cranes etc.). Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 11: NAKHATRANA – DASADA
Early morning, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Dasada, part of Little Rann of Kutch is a bird watching destination at 90 kms from Ahmedabad. The Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife sanctuary spreads over 4950 sq km in area comprising a range habitats from saline desert plains, arid grasslands, rocky and thorn scrub to lakes and marshes. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 12: DASADA
Early morning, have your breakfast and explore Birds around Dasada. Nawa Talao lake, the wetland near Patdi fort and many reservoirs of Surendranagar district offer good winter birding opportunities. Birds like rose-coloured starling and green pigeon are often seen at Dasada village. Evening time is free for leisure. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 13: DASADA – AHEMDABAD
Early morning, after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Ahemdabad. On arrival, check in at hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure or you can opt. to go for a local sightseeing. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 14: DEPARTURE
Early morning, have you breakfast. Check out from the hotel and board your respective flight/train to your destinations.
Destination covered in this Tour:
Mumbai: City of Seven Islands
Velavadar: Famous for Velavadar National Park
Sassan Gir: Forest and Wildlife sanctuary in Gujrat
Jamnagar: Oil City
Nakhatrana: Famous for spicy snacks and Bangles
Dasada: Bird watching destination
Ahemdabad: Former capital of Indian state Gujrat