January 12 – 27, 2020

About This Tour

Gujarat was once part of the Indus Valley Civilization which ranked with Egypt and Mesopotamia as one of three earliest cultures in the Old World. The westernmost state of India, it is a mystical kingdom of Lord Krishna & the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Overlooked by many travelers visiting more famous sites, Gujarat is a rewarding detour from the usual tourist track. Home of India’s only openly gay prince, we visit the LGBTQ Empowerment Center he founded on his ancestral estate.

World Heritage palaces and monuments, varied terrain and numerous sacred sites, amazing wildlife and some of India’s finest textiles and handicrafts make this an outstanding destination, even in a country already so overloaded with “wow” experiences. Toto Tours is known for specializing in focused regional itineraries in India, and we are excited to offer this state for the first time. From religion to nature, from economy to culture, Gujarat is one of the most glorious destinations in India.

Tour Highlights

  • Vadodara, residence of the Maratha royal family
  • Rajpipla’s Vadia Palace
  • Pavagarh Archaeological Park in Champaner *
  • Jambughoda’s tribal villages
  • Old Ahmedabad *
  • 11th century Modhera Sun Temple
  • Rani-ki-Vav stepwell in Patan *
  • Little Rann of Kutch, Asiatic Ass sanctuary
  • Bhuj Artisan Culture
  • Salt Desert
  • Fortified Town of Gondal
  • Junagadh’s Uparkot Fort
  • Somnath, Holy Place of Lord Shiva
  • Sasan Gir National Park
  • Mumbai’s bustling fish market
  • Mumbai’s open-air laundry
  • Visit to a Mumbai slum
  • Mumbai’s Victorian & Art Deco buildings *
  • Mumbai’s Victoria Terminus rail station *
  • * UNESCO World Heritage Sites