Today morning, Go for Gir Lion Safari (as per availability). Check out and proceeds towards Junagadh (80Kms/ 2 Hours) – city having the one of the oldest forts in Gujarat. Visit:
Mahabbat Khan Maqbara: Mohabat Maqbara is historic place of attraction in Gujarat and is mainly known for its splendid domes, towering minarets and arches. The construction of this monument had begun in the year of 1878AD under the supervision of Mahabat Khanji which was completed by his descendant Bahadur Khanji in the year of 1892 AD. Every year tourists from India and around the world come here to see this outstanding specimen of architectural craftsmanship of nineteenth century India which forms the major center piece of attraction in the state. The architecture of this monument represents the perfect fusion of Indo-European-Islamic styles whose appeal is still intact before the visitors all over the world. Each and every corner of this monument bears the testimony of the aristocratic taste and lifestyles of the Junagadh rulers. This historic monument comprises of two complexes and its portals had been ornamented with silver which is worth to watch. This monument comprises of overall four minarets with intricately designed spiral staircases. Each minaret comprises of large doors of silver along with exquisite stone carvings.
Damodar Kund: It is actually a revered bathing place in Gujarat where visitors around the world dip their bodies to refresh their mind and body. The chief source of attraction of this holy pond is the prevalence of calm and soothing atmosphere in the surrounding region. Close to this holy water body, is situated the temple of Damodarji and also the holy water body of Revati Kund. This holy water body is the spot where ashes and bones of the cremated dead bodies are immersed with a firm belief that the soul of the deceased shall attain moksha or free from the cycle of life and death. During festive seasons, local people of Junagadh come to this Kund for offering prayer for their loved ones. This Kund serves used to be the bathing spot Narsinh Mehta who was an ardent devotee of Krishna and also a famous poet of Gujarat during the period of 15th century. Near this lake stands a temple dedicated to Narsinh Mehta for commemorating his devotion and poetic works.
Bhavnath Temple: Bhavnath Mahadev is a temple at the base of Girnar Hills, dedicated to Lord Shiva. This place is a gateway to reach the other temples on the Girnar. Pilgrims ascend to the peaks of Girnar Hills on foot from here. The other notable places around here are Damodar Kund, Mrugi Kund, Sudarshan Lake and the four peaks of Girnar Hills.‘Lili Parikrama’ - the five-day pilgrimage consisting of a 36 km trek on foot, encircling the Girnar Hills, also begins here every year. The ‘Lili Parikrama’ begins after hoisting a flag on the Bhavnath temple.Also, a five-day fair is organized on the occasion of ‘Maha Shivratri’ every year, in which sages and pilgrims from across India take part. Devotees believe that Lord Shiva himself comes to this fair, every year. The fair begins with procession of the ‘Naga Bawas’ riding the elephants and horses, chanting religious slogans and blowing the conch shells, displaying dance and martial arts. They bathe in the Mrigi Kund before joining the ‘Maha Shivratri’ procession. Overnight at Junagadh.