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Day 09 (9th December): Ahmedabad / Surat / Bardoli

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Day 09 (9th December): Ahmedabad / Surat / Bardoli

Early morning, before breakfast, you will have the option of exploring the enchanting old city of Ahmedabad.  See how the women compensate who are in the city where they might not have access to a river or lake to wash their clothes.  Visit a Muslim Mosque in session, a Jain Temple in morning session, cows sitting relaxing outside the Jain Temples.  Walk among the camels, elephants, bicycles and motorcycles as we walk from temple, to mosque to temple.    Visit the Kavi Dalpatram Memorial – Kavi Dalpatram was born into a Brahmin family which was rich in Vedic knowledge and culture. He had powerful analytical and intellectual skills enabled him to continuously...

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

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Day 10 (10th December) : Surat / Dandi & Valsad

After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, the group will drive to Dandi and Valsad by bus. Stopping at Matvad the group will walk the last 5 kilometers (3 miles) to Dandi retracing the footsteps of Bapu and the 80 handpicked satygrahis who accompanied him from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi on the epic 241 mile Salt March Satyagraha. Then from Dandi drive to Dharasana and visit the site of the raid on the Government Salt Depto. Dandi is a small village in the Jalalpore district, Gujarat, India. It is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea near the city of Navsari. It shot into worldwide prominence in 1930 when Mahatma Gandhi selected it to be the place for the Salt Satyagraha....

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Day 11 (11th December): Surat/Mumbai

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Day 11 (11th December): Surat/Mumbai

After early breakfast at the hotel, the group will drive to Mumbai. First on the list is to wander around at Hanging Gardens, a vast park spread over Malabar Hill, a beautiful coastal neighborhood situated over the Arabian Sea. Next we head to get buffett dinner at a local hotel, and freshen up (no rooms). At 7:15 PM, the group will be transferred to the Mumbai Railway Station to board our overnight sleeper train the “Duronto Express” to Nagpur at 20:15 hours.   Meals Included: Buffet breakfast at the Gateway Hotel + Packed lunch on board the bus to Mumbai. Dinner at hotel in Mumbai Travel by: Surat-Mumbai by Volvo Bus; Mumbai-Nagpur (via overnight sleeper...

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