Full Day tour of Rajkot City with Traditional themed Dinner

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Join us for this exciting Full Day Private Tour of Rajkot City !Rajkot City located on the banks of River Aji is the 4th largest city in the State of Gujarat in India and is known for the reason that Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi spent his early days of his life and done his Primary Education in Rajkot.City is also famous for its Silver and Gold Jewelry situated at one of the biggest Gold Markets of Gujarat called Soni Bazar, Silk Embroidery, Patola Sarees and also for its delicious sweets - “Pendas and Chikis”.You will be picked up from your Hotel / Residence in an Air-conditioned vehicle with knowledgeable Driver cum Guide for a memorable tour of Rajkot City with all entrances paid and a Vegetarian Dinner with Cultural program, included.
You will be picked up from your Hotel at 09.00 am to Visit various attractions of Rajkot City starting with a visit to Rajkot Zoological Park (Closed on Friday). This Zoo has rare White Tiger, pair of African Cheetah and of course lots of Asiatic Lions. One can also hire Electric Buggy Cart to visit various parts of the Zoo. Latter, proceed to visit The Watson Museum, established in the year 1888 and situated in Jubilee Garden. The same is dedicated to British Colonel James Watson who as a Political Agent of Saurashtra and is regarded as one of the finest museums of the region. Further proceed to nearby Mahatma Gandhi High School which was also known as Alfred High School was established by the British in the year 1885. The Building of this School has been built in Gothic Norman style of Architecture and it was at this School where Mahatma Gandhi misspelled the word “kettle”. Latter visit old Rajkot Town towards “Kaba Gandhi No Delo” (Closed on Sunday). It is this place where Gandhiji stayed during his early years of life at Rajkot when he was six years old and stayed for long time with his wife, Kasturba.  Proceed further for panoramic visit of The Rajkumar College of Rajkot which is one of the oldest educational establishments of Rajkot city. The main purpose of establishment of this School for education of princes from Royal Families of Kathiawar in the year 1868. Further visit The Ramkrishna Ashram which is a “math” and established in the year 1926 and illustrates the life and ideals of Ramakrishna also known as “Paramahamsa”  to promote Religious Harmony and Universal Brotherhood in the World. Proceed further to The Rotary Midtown Dolls Museum, this Museum has a great exhibit of more than 1400 Dolls from all over the World and provides insight to varied Culture, Environment, Attire and Festivals of the World. Take a Lunch Break at your own Cost at a City Restaurant and at 03.00 pm, you will be dropped off at local Bazzar in town centre for shopping on your own. Visit various Gold and Silver Smiths at Soni Bazar to see and buy the traditional and modern jewelry. At 06.00 pm, assemble at the designated point in town centre and you will be transferred to Chouki Dhani Restaurant for a live Cultural program and traditional Vegetarian Dinner. While awaiting for Dinner to be cooked and served, you will enjoy Cultural performances like Folk Dances and Puppet Shown in the open-air entertainment area. Savor a typical traditional dinner served on a plate with option of seat on the Ground and served on a Thali (Dish) place on the small Bajoth (Small Wooden Table). You will be surrounded by a village – like atmosphere with the servers dressed in traditional Kathiawari attire. When  Dinner is finished at about 10.00 pm, you will be transferred back to your respective Hotels.

What’s included

  • Step back in time for a Cultural and Heritage Tour of Rajkot City of Aprox. 12 hours.
  • Visit of Rajkot Zoo, Watson Museum, Mahatma Gandhi’s School and Residence, panoramic visit of Rajkumar College, Ramkrishna Ashram, Dolls Museum, Race Course, Swaminarayan Temple.
  • Services of well informed Driver cum Guide
  • All Tours by Air conditioned Vehicle based on the size of Group.
  • Pick up and Drop from and to your Hotel
  • Free time for Shopping at Gold, Silver Market and Traditional Embroidery Cloth Bazaar.
  • Dinner at a Traditional Restaurant with a Cultural program
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Gratuity
  • Lunch cost
  • Any thing other then inclusions
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