We hear a lot of stories from the various people we meet in our lives. But have you noticed at times, that the places we visit speak to us in numerous ways. Their ambiance gives us a positive vibe and struck the strings of our heart. Such is a place in Gujarat, Champaner which speaks to the visitors in many ways. It speaks through its heritage; it speaks through its ambiance and of course through the Statue of Unity.
About Statue of Unity:
The Statue of Unity in Champaner, Gujarat which is located right in the middle of the Narmada River and is surrounded by the Vindhya Mountain Ranges. The Statue of Unity is the statue dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Standing at 182 metres, the Statue of Unity is now the world’s tallest statue. Even being the tallest statue in the world, no height could ever be greater than the towering personality of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Knowing his role in India’s Independence this statue speaks the words of patriotism. His pivotal role in the Union of India is unforgettable. Hence, this statue is a tribute to Sardar Vallabhai Patel and is an inspiration and deserves your visit.
Welcome to the land of heritage – Champaner. Introduced in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the fabulous archaeological Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is situated right in the heart of the city of Champaner.
Visiting Champaner will leave an indelible impression on the visitors who visit Champaner. The city of Champaner has many streets, which one must explore. The stonework will leave an indelible impression on you for sure. You will also see the magnificent Jami Masjid, Nagina Masjid and and Saher ki Masjid.
Gujarat is a perfect destination for foodies as the mouth-watering food in Gujarat is a treat to the taste buds. Trying the street food stalls in Champaner is a whole new experience for foodies. Along with the heritage and culture Gujarati is renowned for its cuisine like, Fafda, Kachori, Khandvi, Ganthia, Oondhiya, `Hahdwoh,these are some tempting Gujarati delicacies found here. Being an UNESCO World Heritage Sites to having streets that are waiting to be explored, Champaneris a perfect weekend trip destination.
Day 0 - Friday Night
Meet Trikon Team at Bandra Terminus at 11:00 pm and Board BDTS BGKT EXP(22965) at 11:55 pm. You can take alternate trains before this train also or choose to reach Vadodara via Bus or Private Vehicle.
Day 1 - Saturday: Explore Statue Of Unity, Narmada River and Vindhya Range
Reach Vadodara by 6:00 am and check-in to your room & relax for a while. Wake up and have breakfast, freshen up quickly and leave for Statue of Unity. Enjoy the drive for 3 Hours to reach Statue of Unity by 11 am and start exploring Sardar Sarovar Dam, valley of flowers with 100 varieties of flowers, magical laser show in the museum to know more about Sardar Vallabhai Patel and purpose behind making this statue. You can have lunch at the canteen present at Statue of Unity. Not to forget the scenic beauty of Narmada River and Vindhya Range, this keeps you glued to its beauty. In the evening, come back to the hotel at Vadodara which is around 2 Hours from Statue of Unity. Come to the hotel for dinner and sleep for the day.
Day 2 - Sunday: Explore Vadodara’s Famous Palace and Champaner
Wake up at Vadodara, one of the cleanest and beautiful city of Gujarat. Get ready and have breakfast check out to explore Laxmi Vilas Palace which replicates the Buckingham Palace of England. It’s beautiful architecture is bound to leave you spellbound. Spend some time clicking pictures and exploring the palace and then leave for Champaner and explore the 12 Kamaan and beautiful dome structures. Have lunch in Champaner, which 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. Apart from having a historical importance, the city has also featured in many movies like Lagaan, Loveyatri etc. Post this sightseeing leave for Mumbai by boarding your train at 8 pm from Vadodara station and spend the night in the train.
Day 3 Monday: Trip Ends
Reach Mumbai by 5 am. Trip concludes.
What is included in the tour
- Sleeper class tickets Mumbai to Vadodara
- Budget stay on double/triple sharing basis
- Comfortable force traveller/ Innova for sightseeing
- Day 1 Breakfast & Dinner, Day 2 Breakfast & Lunch
- Entry costs at all places and monuments
- Professional Trikon Lead from Mumbai to Mumbai
- Local guide for heritage information
What is NOT included in the tour
- Water Bottles and Soft drinks
- Personal expenses or activity expenses other than entry tickets
- Special requirement related expenses
- Anything not mentioned in inclusion
- Watch out the highest statue of the world – Statue of Unity
- Explore the banks of River Narmada
- Witness the glorifying and ever fascinating Laxmi Vilas Palace
- Feel the ruins at Champaner truly by heart
- Enjoy lip-smacking Gujrati meals
- Promising endless fun and loads of memories to cherish