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DWARAKA

DWARAKA
ITINERARY 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
Day 01 : Rajkot - Dwaraka (about 235 kms)
In the morning arrive at Rajkot airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and drive to Dwaraka. In the evening arrive in Dwaraka and drive to the hotel. Dwaraka is situated on the Saurashtra coast, where the River Gomti meets the Arabian Sea. According to the legends, Dwaraka was once the capital of the Lord Krishna's empire. Dwaraka is known all over the world for the temple of Dwarkadhish, the 'Lord of Dwarka', also known as the Jagat Mandir or temple of the world. Later in the evening we visit the temple and take part in the Aarti.
Day 02 : Dwarka - Porbandar (about 100 kms)
In the morning we visit the Dwarkadhish temple. This temple was constructed over 1400 years ago and houses the image of Lord Krishna. This temple attracts pilgrims from all over the world. Besides the Dwarkadhish temple there are various other temples in Dwarka. After visiting the temple we drive to Porbandar. Porbandar is a picturesque old sea port situated on the western coast of Gujarat. Porbandar was the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi.
Day 03 : Porbandar - Veraval (about 110 kms)
In the morning we visit the Kirti Mandir or the Gandhi home in Porbandar. In this home the Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation was born in 1869. 17 rooms and three storeys are there in this house. After visiting the Porbandar we drive to Veraval and have overnight stay at the hotel in Veraval.
Day 04 : Veraval - Somnath (about 10 kms)
In the morning we drive further to visit the legendary shore temple of Somnath. This temple is one of the twelve most sacred shrines dedicated to the Lord Shiva and a jyotirlinga. According to the legend, Somnath temple was built originally in gold by Somraj, the moon god. This Somnath temple was rebuilt and destroyed seven times till 1706 when it was raided by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. After that it was finally rebuilt in 1950 with the support of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The current temple was built to traditional designs on the original site by the sea.
Day 05 : Somnath - Rajkot (about 190 kms)
Today we drive to the Rajkot airport to connect the flight for the onwards journey.
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Places To See
1. Dwarkadhish Temple / Jagat Mandir
Dwaraka is known all over the world for the Dwarkadhish temple, the 'Lord of Dwarka'. This temple is also known as the Jagat Mandir or the temple of the world.

2.Other Temples
Besides the Dwarkadhish temple, there is a popular temple dedicated to Rukmini, the Lord Krishna's wife, who is also considered as an incarnation of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and beauty. There are various other temples which are dedicated to Mirabai and Narsinh Mehta and Shank Narayan. There is also a temple which is dedicated to the Matsyavatar, the incarnation of Vishnu as a fish.

3. Beyt Dwaraka
The temple dates from the 19th century and contains a series of shrines and images of Krishna and his 56 consorts. The archaeological excavations have revealed Harappan artifacts dating from the 2nd millennium BC.

4.Okha
Okha is a small port at the head of the Gulf of Kutch and is about 30 kms north of Dwaraka. The island nearby is connected with the legend of Vishnu slaying the demon.

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