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Gujarat Tribal & Cultural Tour

Package Duration
12 Days / 11 Nights
Destination Covered
Kutch - Bhuj - Rajkot - Gondal - Ahmedabad - Mumbai - Patan

  • Day 1 : Arrive Ahmedabad

    • Gandhi Ashram

    Description :

    Arrive Ahmedabad and meet the representative at the arrival hall and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Later visit the Gandhi Ashram, located on a quiet peaceful stretch of the Sabarmati River, Mahatma Gandhi set up a simple retreat in 1915. This was his Satyagrah Ashram and for many years it was the nerve centre of India’s freedom movement. It was from here in 1930, that Mahatma began his famous Dandi March to the sea for protest against the Salt Tax imposed by the British. Hridaya Kunj, the simple cottage where he lived is now a national monument and preserved as it was during the Mahatma’s life-time. Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 2 : Ahmedabad - Poshina

    Description :

    Today after breakfast, drive to Poshina (approx. 180Kms / 05 hours). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and later explore the villages of Poshina to meet with the Garasia tribal. The village of Poshina is home to a number of artisans the tribal arrow crafters, potters, blacksmiths and the bazaar is famous for silver tribal jewellery, ornate sheathed daggers and terra cotta horses. Around Poshina are hamlets of the Bhil and Garasia tribal communities known for their colorful attires and artistic ornaments. Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 3 : Poshina

    Description :

    After breakfast, we will visit Danta village and meet with the Dungri Garasia tribes. The Garasias are bisected in two neighbouring states, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Dungri Garasia is generic term, covering half a dozen endogamous hierarchical sub-tribes calling themselves Garasia or Dungri Garasia. Garasia is very close to Bhil. Due to paucity of good agriculture land, there are a few chances of sustainable agriculture and animal husbandry. Evening return to Poshina for overnight stay.

    Day 4 : Poshina - Patan - Modhera - Dasada

    • Patan
    • Modhera Sun Temple

    Description :

    Today after breakfast, drive to Dasada (approx. 225Kms / 05 hours) en-route visit Patan and Modhera. Upon arrival at Patan, visit the village which is famous for its Patola weaving by Salvi community. Here, we will see how they work on weaving and let of Patna fabric come out. Watch the Mushroom fabrics woven as a combination of silk & cotton with the latter forming the backing, dying and design. Further, we will visit the Rani Ki Vav, Patan Step Well built by the queen Udaymati, the wife of Bhimdev. These are some of the best example of such architecture for water wells that is peculiar to Gujarat. There are wonderful carved images in the niches of the walls of this multi storied step well. It was one of the largest and the most sumptuous structures of its type. Among its ruins, one pillar still stands which is the proof not only of the elegance of its design, but also excellent example of this period. Later, drive to visit Modhera Sun temple-dedicated to god Sun. The Sun temple of Modhera was built in 1026 AD during the reign of the Solanki king Bhima, Modhera Sun temple marks the peak of revolution in Indo-Aryan Hindu temple form Typology. It is positioned in such a manner that the rising sun rays illuminate the deity in the innermost sanctum sanctorum through the main entrance at the time of equinox only.Continue your drive to Dasda. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax amidst the comforts of your room. Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 5 : Dasada

    Description :

    Today, after breakfast we will enjoy our jeep safari to the Little Rann of Kutch to see the famous wild Ass. Apart from wild Ass, we will be able to sight Black buck (Indian antelope), Nilgai or Blue Bull, the graceful chinkara, Indian Wolf, Desert Fox and few species of snakes & many species of birds. Afternoon, visit Rabari and Banjara are the two important tribes of the region. While the Rabari, the most nomadic of Gujarat’s tribes, constantly migrate in search for better grazing ground for their camels and sheep, the Banjara and other tribes have settled here. We will visit the rural Vadiara and Kharapat Rabaris of Dasada, known for their embroideries, the silk-weavers colony at Dasada and Ambala village of the Bharwad shepherds and goatherds. The weaving cooperative at Bajana and other artisan’s workshops can also be included in the tours. Other societies near Dasada are Padhars (primarily fishing people), the Siddis and the semi-nomadic Mirs, Jaths (Muslim herders), Bajanias. Overnight at the hotel.

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