Gujarat Travel Mart 2012 to be held during 22-24 February

Gandhinagar, 16 February, 2012

Capital town Gandhinagar will host a three-day long Gujarat Travel Mart 2012 event at Mahatma Mandir during 22-24 February.

Representatives from 30 countries associated with travel and tourism industry are expected to attend this buyer-seller meet.

For the purpose of promotion, as many as 600 tour operators and agents are invited to participate in this event.

Announcement of new tourism policy is likely to be made during this event.

Gujarat Tourism has organized six fame tours for the buyers and sellers after the main event at Mahatma Mandir.

Itinerary of fame tours is given below so that you can also plan your Gujarat trip based on this details:

Fam Tour No. 1

Kutch Nahi Dekha to Kuch Nahi Dekha !!

3 Nights / 4 days


Day-1. 24/2/12

Dep for Little Rann Of Kutch at 6:00 pm.

Arrival Bajana / Dasada. Check in. 100 kms

Dinner and night halt at Bajana / Dasada.

Day-2. 25/2/12

Early break fast and visit to sanctuary

Lunch at hotel. Dep. At 1:30 pm for Bhuj. 285 kms

Late eve arr at Bhuj.

Dinner and night halt Bhuj.

Day-3. 26/2/12

Local sight seeing of Aaina Mahal, Prag Mahal,

Chatardi etc. Lunch at Bhuj.

Dep. For Hodko / Dhordo. 88 kms

Check in hotel. Visit handicraft villages of Hodko / Dhordo

Sunset at White Rann.

Dinner and night halt Hodko / Dhordo.

Day-4. 27/2/12

Sunrise at White Rann.

After break fast visit to Kalo Dungar, 60 kms

Visit Gandhi Nu Gam. 50 kms

Dep. For Bhuj. Arr. Bhuj for lunch . 75 kms

Dep. For Bhuj airport to catch flight to Mumbai at 1630 hrs

Fam Tour No. 2

Day trips from Ahmedabad. (POST EVENT)

Option 1: PATAN / MODHERA / ADALAJ (25/2/12)

Morn. 7:00 am dep for Patan (Rani ki Vav)

Arr. Patan. Visit rani ki Vav, Patola weaving center. 160 kms

Dep. For Modhera Sun temple.

Lunch at TCGL Modhera. 45 kms

Visit Sun Temple Modhera.

Dep. For Adalaj. Visit Adalaj step well.

Arrival Ahmedabad. Dinner and night halt. 105 kms

Option 2: NAL SAROVAR / LOTHAL (25/2/12)

Early morning dep. For Nal Sarovar.

Visit Nal Sarovar bird sanctuary. 75 kms

Lunch at TCGL Nal Sarovar.

Dep. For Lothal

Arr. Lothal. Visit museum and site. 45 kms

Dep. For Ahmedabad.

Dinner and night halt Ahmedabad. 80 kms

Fam Tour No. 3A


1 night / 2 days

Day-1. 25/2/12

Dep. For Balasinore after break fast.

Arr. The Garden Palace, Balasinore. Lunch. 80 kms

Visit Dinosaur Fossil Park. 25 kms

Dep. For Jambughoda Palace.

Dinner and night halt Jambughoda Palace. 175 kms

Day-2. 26/2/12

Visit Champaner World Heritage site after break fast. 40 kms

Lunch at TCGL Pavagadh.

Visit Pavagadh temple.

Dep. For Ahmedabad. Dinner and night halt A’bad 160 kms

Fam Tour No. 3B


3 nights / 4 days

Day-1. 25/2/12

Dep. For Lothal. 80 kms.

Visit Lothal. Lunch at Utelia Palace

Dep. For Bhavnagar. Dinner and night halt

Neelam Bag Palace 130 kms

Day-2. 26/2/12

After break fast drive to Palitana. 55 kms

Visit temple town of Palitana. Lunch at Vijay Vilas

Palace, Palitana. Drive to Gondal. 210 kms

Dinner and night halt at Gondal Palace.

Day-3. 27/2/12

Visit to Navlakha Palace, Heritage car collection at Gondal

Drive to Wankaner.

Dinner and night halt Wankaner Palace. 125 kms

Day-4. 28/2/12

Visit to Morbi town and palace. 40 kms

Drive back to Ahmedabad. Lunch at Bell Guest

House, Sayla. 125 kms

Drive back to Ahmedabad for night halt. 120 kms

Fam Tour No. 3C


2 nights / 3 days

Day-1. 25/2/12

Dep. For Vadnagar. Visit of Vadnagar town. 120 kms

Proceed to Danta for lunch at heritage hotel. 85 kms

After lunch proceed to Poshina. 60 kms

Eve visit to nearby tribal villages.

Dinner and night halt Darbargadh Poshina.

Day-2. 26/2/12

Dep. For Vijaynagar after break fast.

Arr. Vijay Vilas Palace, Vijaynagar. 100 kms

Eve free to visit Vijaynagar town.

Dinner and night halt, Vijaynagar.

Day-3. 27/2/12

Dep. For Ahmedabad after break fast. 160 kms

Fam Tour No. 4


5 nights / 6 days


Day-1. 24/2/12

Dep. For Rajkot. Dinner and night halt Rajkot. 215 kms

Day-2. 25/2/12

Dep. For Junagadh at 8:00 am after early break fast.

Visit Maqbara in Junagadh. Lunch at Junagadh. 115 kms

Proceed to Sasan Gir for night halt 65 kms

Day-3. 26/2/12

Morn visit to sanctuary. Lunch at Sasan Gir.

Dep. For Somnath. Check in hotel 45 kms

Visit Somnath temple for eve aarti, sound & light show.

Dinner and night halt, Somnath

Day-4 27/2/12

Early morn dep. For Porbandar. Break fast en route

Visit Porbandar city. Lunch at TCGL Porbandar. 140 kms

Dep. For Dwarka. Check in hotel. Eve aarti at Dwarka 110 kms

Dinner and night halt Dwarka.

Day-5. 28/2/12

Morn visit to Nageshwar Jyotilinga, Bet Dwarka, Rukmini

Temple. Lunch at Dwarka 80 kms

Dep. For Jamnagar after lunch. 145 kms

Eve visit to Kijadiya bird sanctuary. 15 kms

Dinner and night halt Jamnagar.

Day-6. 29/2/12

Dep after break fast from Jamnagar to Rajkot

Arr. Rajkot by lunch. Lunch at Hotel. 90 kms

Dep for Rajkot airport to catch eve flight to Mumbai.

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