Two vital cultural centers are located just 2.5 hours northwest of the city of Ahmedabad, and this day tour takes you to them. Your exploration of Patan and Modhera begins with your arrival in Patan, the older of the two areas, founded in 746 AD. In the splendid Rani Ki Vav stepwell, you can observe the highly intricate carvings into the wall, depicting religious and historical figures. In the Patola Weaving Center, there is an entire history and heritage that has been preserved in the careful art of weaving textiles, called the Patan Patola.
Go on a day tour that explores the shimmering city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat with an enthusiastic English speaking guide. From your hotel, your first stop is the Sarkhej Roza Mosque, widely considered as one of the most elegant examples of architecture in the entire state. Explore the ornate halls of this temple complex and learn about its use as a mausoleum before you head off to the Sabarmati River. Here, at one of the major west-flowing rivers in the region, you'll be able to behold the beautiful cityscape from the riverside.