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 Dwarka Somnath Tour.
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.
Dwarka Somnath Tour – Itinerary
Day 1: Ahmedabad – Dwarka (450 kms/8 hrs)
Pickup from Ahmedabad Airport/Railway Station.
Proceed to Jamnagar and visit Bala Hanuman Temple (if time permits).
Reach Dwarka and check-in to the hotel.
Overnight stay in Dwarka.
Day 2: Dwarka Local
Early morning darshan in Dwarkadhish Temple.
Later visit Bet Dwarka.
On way back visit Gopi Talav, Nageshwar Jyotirlinga and Rukmini Dwarka.
Attend evening aarti in Dwarkadhish temple.
Overnight stay in Dwarka.
Day 3: Dwarka – Porbandar – Somnath (250 kms/5 hrs)
Early morning check-out from the hotel and depart to Moola Dwaraka.
Complete darshan in Moola Dwaraka.
Later depart to Porbandar.
At Porbandar visit Kirti Mandir – the place where Gandhiji was born.
Also visit Sudhama Dwarka Temple.
Later proceed to Somnath and check-in to the hotel.
In the evening, visit Somnath Temple and complete darshan.
Visit Triveni Ghat, Geeta Mandir, Mukti Dwarka and Bhalka Tirth.
Overnight stay in Somnath.
Day 4: Somnath – Gir – Ahmedabad (430 kms/10 hrs)
Finish early morning darshan in Somnath.
Check-out from the hotel and proceed to Gir National Park.
Complete the lion safari and proceed to Ahmedabad (optional activity at own cost).
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