Art & Craft Villages Of Gujarat 8 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

The 8 days art & craft villages of Gujarat tour will begin in Ahmedabad. The desert lands, historic cities & native cultures will melt your heart. Visit the heritage city Ahmadabad, magnificent Rani ki Vav step-well & sun-temple of Modhera, then bird-watching at Little Rann of Kutch. Drive to Bhuj, visit the colorful tribal villages and learn textile and craft making technique. Private car with accompanied English speaking guide will ensure you are fully soak in all the history you had hoped.


Day 1 Arrive Ahmedabad

Transfer from airport to hotel (hotel check in/ out time 12pm). City tour visit Hatheesing Jain Temple, Bhadra Fort, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Sabarmati Ashram, Kite Museum, Vechaar Utensils Museum & Adalaj Step-well. O/n at hotel.

Day 2 Ahmedabad - Dasada (200kms)

Drive to Dasada via visiting Modhera Sun Temple, Rani ki Vav & Panchasara Jain Temple. Continue drive to Dasada check in at resort.

O/n at resort. Meal plan: B,L,D.

Day 3 Dasada - Bhuj (230kms)

Early morning safari in Little Rann of Kutch a unique landscapes of its kind in the entire world with an unending possibility of exploration. It is the only haven on earth for endemic Asiatic Wild Ass, a charismatic birding paradise. After safari drive to Bhuj check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 4 Bhuj - Hodka (65kms)

Visit Aaina Mahal Palace, Prag Mahal, Shri Swaminarayan Temple & Ramkund stepwell. Drive to Banni Region of Kutch visiting Nirona Village for Rogan arts on a piece of cloth. The word Rogan comes from Persian and means oil-based. The process of making the natural colors used in art gives it such a name. Arrive & check in at resort. Evening drive short distance to enjoy the breathtaking views of the White Rann.

O/n at resort. Meal plan: B,L,D.

Day 5 Hodka - White Rann of Kutch

Today very early in the morning drive to White Rann of Kutch to see the sunrise, later you will be visiting Dhordo village & this area which has White Rann. You can see Mutwa Muslim Community here in at Dhordo. Return to Hodka for breakfast and later visit a small Pathan community hamlet engaged in embroidery. Continue to Khavda to see Potters and Samma tribe. Later leave for Kala Dungar to view the beautiful sunset.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B,L,D.

Day 6 Hodka - Mandvi (125kms)

Drive to Mandvi via visiting Sumarasar Village of Shawl & Stole Weavers in Kutch a traditional profession and skills passed on from father to son. Arrive Mandvi check in at resort. Later visit Vijay Vilas Palace & shipbuilding centre. Rest time free to relax on the beach.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 7 Mandvi - Wankaner (250kms)

Drive to Wankaner via visiting Mundra which had some of the finest Batik workshops. Further drive to Anjar claimed to be the oldest town in Kutch producing metal handicrafts. Continue drive to Wankaner check in at hotel.

O/n at hotel. Meal plan: B.

Day 8 Wankaner - Rajkot/Ahmedabad

Visit Ranjit Vilas Palace & a step well in the Royal Oasis complex. Later drop off to Rajkot or Ahmedabad airport for onward flight.

Meal plan: B.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 7 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 1-Time shared Gypsy safari in Little Rann of Kutch with forest department naturalist.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Little Rann of Kutch x 1 nightsRoyal Safari Camp Bajana
  • Hodka x 2 nightsShaam-E-Sarhad Village Resort/ Kutir Craft Village Resort
  • Wankaner x 1 nightsRoyal Oasis
  • 3* Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • 4* Hotels used or similar for 7 nights accommodation DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • 5* Hotels used or similar for 7 night accommodation DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Ahmedabad x 1 nightsRamada Hotel/ Lemon Tree Premier DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Ahmedabad x 1 nightsThe House of MG/ Le Meridien DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Ahmedabad x 1 nightsWelcomHeritage Mani Mansion/ Parker Lords Eco Inn DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Bhuj x 1 nightsSeven Sky Clarks inn/ Hotel Ilark DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Bhuj x 1 nightsThe Fern Residency/ Hill View Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mandvi x 1 nightsHV Beach Resorts/ Mandvi Beach Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Mandvi x 1 nightsSeabreeze Resort Mandvi/ Seabreeze Resort Mandvi DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Any flight tickets.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Available in

English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian
(Other than English guide subject to availability and at additional cost)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Ahmedabad , Gujarat, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Ahmedabad Airport

Ends at: Ahmedabad Airport

Nearest airport: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Eco Features:

  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $1196 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 15 days before departure


  • Gujarat
  • Ahmedabad
  • Rani ki Vav Step Well
  • Modhera
  • Little Rann Of Kutch-Wild Ass Sanctuary
  • Bhuj
  • Hodka
  • White Rann of Kutch
  • Kutch
  • Wankaner
  • Ranjit Vilas Palace