Vadodara Pavagadh and Champaner Day Tour from Ahmedabad

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Cultural and historical hotbeds, Vadodara, Pavagadh, and Champaner, are the destinations of choice for travelers who want to uncover more of the ancient worlds that made the foundations of Indian culture. A city in Gujurat and the site of many testaments to the Gaekwad dynasty. Don't miss the murals by Nandalal Bose and visit Laxmi Vilas Palace, the former residence of the royal family. Marvel at the splendid garden that is the Sayaji Baug, the...
Cultural and historical hotbeds, Vadodara, Pavagadh, and Champaner, are the destinations of choice for travelers who want to uncover more of the ancient worlds that made the foundations of Indian culture. A city in Gujurat and the site of many testaments to the Gaekwad dynasty. Don't miss the murals by Nandalal Bose and visit Laxmi Vilas Palace, the former residence of the royal family. Marvel at the splendid garden that is the Sayaji Baug, the heart of Vadodara, with its lush greenery and fountains. After lunch, you head to Champaner, one of the most prominent tourist attractions in the region for its Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a well known UNESCO World Heritage Site. This protected area holds eleven different types of carefully preserved ancient buildings that serve as a snapshot of the time of Sultan Mahmud Begada of Gujarat. Your tour is capped with a visit to the temple of the Goddess Mahakali, right atop the mountain Pavagadh. It's an unforgettable tour into history.
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Stop At: Lukshmi Vilas Palace, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Vadodara 390001 India

The Lukshmi Villas Palace in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, was constructed by the Gaekwad family, a prominent Maratha family, who ruled the Baroda State. Major Charles Mant was credited to be the main architect of the palace

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pavagadh Hill, Pavagadh, Champaner India

Champaner, formarly known as Muhammadpur, is a historical city in the state of Gujarat, in western India. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres from the city of Vadodara. The city was briefly the capital of the Sultanate of Gujarat.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Pavagadh India

The Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. Located in the Panchamahal district in Gujarat, the pre-Mughal city is a treasure of architecture, culture and history which is an...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lukshmi Vilas Palace, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Vadodara 390001 India

The Lukshmi Villas Palace in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, was constructed by the Gaekwad family, a prominent Maratha family, who ruled the Baroda State. Major Charles Mant was credited to be the main architect of the palace

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pavagadh Hill, Pavagadh, Champaner India

Champaner, formarly known as Muhammadpur, is a historical city in the state of Gujarat, in western India. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres from the city of Vadodara. The city was briefly the capital of the Sultanate of Gujarat.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Pavagadh India

The Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. Located in the Panchamahal district in Gujarat, the pre-Mughal city is a treasure of architecture, culture and history which is an interesting mix of Hindu and Muslim styles. It is the only site which has preserved Islamic designs before the era of Mughals. Cradled in an impressive landscape, the park preserves monuments which include pre-historic (chalcolithic) sites, a hill fortress and remains of the 16th century capital of the state of Gujarat. The Kalikamata Temple on top of Pavagadh Hill is considered to be an important shrine. Till date it attracts huge number of pilgrims throughout the year.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goddess Mahakali, Near Halol City, Pavagadh India

Maa Mahakali Temple is a popular Hindu and Muslim pilgrim centre, which is one among the 51 Shakti Peeths scattered throughout India. The Shakti Peeth of Pavagadh is situated at a distance of about 50 km from Vadodara, in Gujarat. The temple is situated on a cliff of the Pavagadh Hills.

According to legends, it is said that the right toe of Goddess Sati fell here. It is believed that the idol of Kalika Mata was set up by a sage named Viswamitra. A river called the Vishwamitri originates from the hills of Pavagadh. The goddess of this temple is also worshipped as Dakshina Kali. There are around 250 steps to climb, to reach the temple of Maha Kali.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Private transportation
  • Basic English speaking driver-guide
  • Fuel and driver allowance
  • Toll and parking
Not Included
  • Entrance fees-Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological park -INR90 per person for cable car for foreigners
  • Meals and beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Goddess Mahakali
  • Entrance fees (Maharaja Fatehsingh museum, Baroda -INR150 per person for foreign nationals)
  • Entrance fees-Laxmi Vilas Palace, Baroda - INR400 per person for foreign nationals
  • Entry/Admission - Lukshmi Vilas Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park
  • Entry/Admission - Pavagadh Hill
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Itinerary-
• 8:45 am pick up from hotel
• 9:00 am drive to Vadodara
• 11:00 am start Vadodara city sightseeing: Visit Laxmi Vilas Palace-residence of the royal
family, Maharaja Fateh Museum and Sayaji Baug, the heart of Vadodara
• 1:00 pm lunch at a local restaurant (at own expense)
• 1:30 pm proceed to Champaner
• 2:30 pm founded in the 8th century, Champaner Fort is a prominent tourist attraction. This area
known as Champaner- Pavagadh Archeological Park is declared as World Heritage Site by
UNESCO
• Visit Goddess Mahakali temple situated at the top of mountain Pavagadh
• 5:00 pm drop off at the hotel

# Pickups and drop-offs are only available within Ahmedabad city limits. Please indicate your name and full hotel address.

8:45 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We recommend 3 people in a car and 5 people in a van for comfortable seating
  • Guests must be modestly dressed for the tour and must be well covered before entering the temples
  • The itinerary sequence may change depending on the pick up location
  • A car will be used for transportation, and the vehicle will vary depending on the group size to be accommodated
  • A moderate amount of walking will be involved in this tour, and therefore the tour is not recommended for participants with walking disabilities or are using a wheelchair
  • In case of inclement weather, the tour can be rescheduled.
  • Children aged 0-5 can join the tour for free provided they do not occupy an additional seat
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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