Day 1: Ahmedabad to Darbargadh Palace (1 night)
Stop At: Darbargadh Palace, Morbi, Gujarat, Soni Bazar Main Road, Old Morbi, Morbi, Gujarat 363641, India
You will be picked up from your hotel in Ahmedabad in the afternoon for the drive to Darbargadh Palace, a heritage hotel situated near the tribal village of Poshina. The drive to Darbargadh, situated at a distance of 115 miles from Ahmedabad, takes around 4 hours.
Now a heritage hotel, the palace belongs to the direct descendants of the Chalukyas whose empire spread through much of Gujarat and Central India in the 12th century. The huge gateways, pillars, arches, gardens and terraces of the palace are a sight to behold. Check in to the hotel on your arrival and relax until dinner time. Then enjoy a leisurely dinner before you retire for the evening.
Overnight stay at Darbargadh Hotel.
Duration: 1 day
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Darbargadh Hotel.
Day 2: Visit to Poshina village (3 hours)
Stop At: Poshina Mela, Poshina, Gujarat 383421, India
After an early breakfast, start your walking tour of the village of Poshina with your local guide. The village is home to the tribal communities of Garasias, Bhils and Rabaris. Take in the simple beauty of the traditional village life as you walk around the mud houses. You will also visit a tribal shrine to see the thousands of terracotta horses that stand in rows as offerings to the local Goddess. Visit the homes of the potters who make these beautiful horses.
After the walk in the village, return to Darbargadh Palace and have lunch.
After lunch you will be driven back to Ahmedabad and dropped off at your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours
No accommodation included on this day.