2 Days Iconic Tour Of Ahmedabad

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel / Airport in the city of Ahmedabad
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit the iconic Akshardham Temple situated in Gandhinagar, a short drive from the city of Ahmedabad. Next visit some of the major sites of Ahmedabad - the Shaking Minarets of the Sidi Bashir Mosque, the 16th century Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, the Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi situated on the banks of the River Sabarmati and the Hutheesing Jain Temple. There is also a choice between two museums - the Veechar Utensil Museum or the Kite Museum. End the tour with a walk on the banks of the River Sabarmati.
Highlights:
Pink-sandstone Hindu temple of Akshardham in Gandhinagar
Shaking Minarets of Sidi Bashir Mosque
Latticed windows of Sidi Saiyyed Mosque
Mahatma Gandhis Sabarmati Ashram
Hutheesing Jain Temple

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Itinerary

Day 1: Ahmedabad Arrivals

Pass By: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
You will be met on your arrival at Ahmedabad airport and transferred to Hotel Fortune Park. Normal check-in time at the hotel is 2:00 p.m. Early check-in is subject to room availability. Spend the rest of the day at leisure

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Fortune Park

Day 2: Morning Half Day Ahmedabad Tour & Departure

Stop At: Swaminarayan Akshardham, Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar District, Gujarat
Check out from your hotel after an early breakfast and drive to the city of Gandhinagar, 16 miles from Ahmedabad. Visit the beautiful Akshardham Temple that was built in 1992. Built on Vedic architectural principles, no steel or iron was used in the construction of this temple. Made of pink sandstone, the walls of the temple are beautifully carved. There are over 250 sculptures of Gods and Saints within the temple.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sidi Bashir Masjid_ The Shaking Minarets
Visit the remains of the 15th century Sidi Bashir Mosque. Only the central gateway and two minarets of the mosque survive. The Shaking Minarets are an architectural wonder. When one minaret is gently shaken, the other starts to vibrate.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat
Next visit the 16th century mosque of Sidi Saiyyed that is famous for its delicate lattice-work windows. The mosque is a symbol of the time when Gujarat prospered under Muslim rulers. Built in the Indo-Islamic style of architecture, the minarets and arched windows make it a photographers delight.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Utensils Museum, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat
The museum is known for its collection of utensils over the ages. It is the only museum of its kind in the world. The extensive collection features utensils from over a thousand years ago. The display shows the evolution of utensils with our changing needs and environment. The range varies from leaves and jugs made from gourds to utensils in brass, copper, bronze, zinc and German silver.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kite Museum, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat
Gujarat is known for its kite festival and the art of making kites. The Kite Museum is situated inside the iconic Sankar Kendra building that was designed by the French architect, Le Corbusier. On display are over 125 rare and uniquely designed kites that showcase the history of kite making in Gujarat.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat
Sabarmati Ashram was Mahatma Gandhis retreat and the center of India's freedom movement. The ashram was home to Gandhi from 1917 to 1930. It is here that he carried out his experiments in farming, animal husbandry and Khadi (a hand-woven textile made popular by Gandhi). You can see the cottage where Gandhi lived. The ashram also has a museum with a paintings gallery
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hutheesing Jain Temple
The Hutheesing Jain temple was built in 1848 when Gujarat was reeling under a severe famine. The construction of the temple provided a source of livelihood for hundreds of skilled artisans. The temple has two stories with an exquisitely designed dome shaped top.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sabarmati River Front Event Centre
Also take a walk on the beautifully landscaped Promenade on the banks of the River Sabarmati.
At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at the airport for your onward flight. Onward flights departing from Ahmedabad must be after 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

Accommodation included: 1 night

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Entrance fees

Local English speaking guide

02 bottles of mineral water per person

Entry/Admission - Swaminarayan Akshardham

Entry/Admission - Sidi Bashir Masjid_ The Shaking Minarets

Entry/Admission - Sidi Saiyyed Mosque

Entry/Admission - Utensils Museum

Entry/Admission - Kite Museum

Entry/Admission - Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home

Entry/Admission - Hutheesing Jain Temple

Entry/Admission - Sabarmati River Front Event Centre

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate