Dwarka, Somnath, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga and Kirti Mandir
Gujarat is regarded as a holy land, owing to the numerous temples and religious places situated here. Gujarat temples actually seem to be the abode of the various gods and goddesses, because of their majesty and grandeur. Visit the most important temples in Gujarat in this divine trip.
In this trip, we can also include Gir upon request.
Dwarkadhish Temple: This is the main temple of Lord Krishna that stands on the banks of Gomti river. There is also a small shrine for Gomti Devi. This temple is also a part of the most famous Char Dham Yatra. It is historically considered as the capital of Lord Krishna’s kingdom.
Somnath Temple: No pilgrimage is complete without visiting this magnificent shrine built in honor of Lord Shiva. The word Somnath literally translates to “Lord of the Soma”, Soma being the Moon God. It is one of the oldest temples of India finding mentions in Rig Veda, Skandpuran, Shivpuran and Shreemad Bhagavad Geeta. It is believed to be the first Jyotirlinga among the 12 Holy Jyotirlingas.
Nageshvara Jyotirlinga: Nageshvara Jyotirlinga is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The Jyotirlinga enshrined in the Temple of Nagnath is known as Nageshwar Mahadev and attracts thousands of pilgrims all round the year.This powerful Jyotirlinga symbolizes protection from all poisons.
Bala Hanuman Temple: Jamnagar is given a name, called “Chhota Kashi”, where the most beautiful temple “Shri Bala Hanuman” is located. It is the world famous temple and has achieved name in Guinness Book of world records for continuous 24-hours chanting of the “Ram Naam”, since August 1, 1964.
Rukmini Dwaraka: A shrine dedicated to Rukmini Devi. Lord Krishna is said to have married Rukmini Devi here.
Bhet Dwaraka: ‘Bhet’ in the local language means ‘ Island’. It is said that Lord Krishna ruled from here. There are several Sannidhis here. One of them is for Devaki, Krishna’s mother. There is a lounge and a couch on which Lord Krishna and his queens offered ‘Shodasa Upacharas’ to Kuchela. The island presents a wonderful scenery being surrounded on all sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea. It is believed that several more Dwarakas existed there but all of them had submerged under the Sea.
Kirti Mandir: It is the memorial temple built in memory of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi located in city of Porbandar. The ancestral house of Gandhi family, where Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 is just adjacent to the Kirti Mandir.
Akshardham Temple: This beautiful temple is dedicated to Swaminarayan. The Akshardham shrine is actually a miracle created by the sacrifice of thousands of artists and volunteers. In fact, there are more than 2 million visitors who visit this shrine every year.
Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad – 4 Days/3 Nights.
You can also do this tour in 3 Days/2 Nights if you are running short on time.