India
Location
19 days
Duration
9/10
Physicality

Arrive at Mumbai international airport, meet – great with our office representative & transfer to pre booked hotel.

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Mumbai/Delhi
TOUR DURATION 19 Days
TOUR ROUTE Mumbai -Nasik -Aurangabad -Pitalkhora -Ellora -Ajanta-Amravati-Tadoba-Pench -Satpura-Bhopal-Agra-Delhi

 

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Day 01: Mumbai

Arrive at Mumbai international airport, meet – great with our office representative & transfer to pre booked hotel.
Our representative will hand over you your travel documents and brief you about your entire tour program.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 02: Mumbai

After breakfast, transfer to the Gateway of India, there will be a boat ride till Elephanta Island which is about 10 Kms to visit the Elephanta Caves. The Elephanta Island was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 to preserve the artwork. After visit back to city by boat ride.
We shall visit The Gateway of India, see the Taj Mahal hotel from the Gateway of India.
Afternoon city tour of Bombay – the great port city, which is the financial and commercial heart of India. Visit the Prince of Wales Museum, visit Victoria Terminus, we take you the Kamala Nehru Park is famous of the Old Woman’s Shoe and the gorgeous Skyline of Bombay to take the beautiful pictures of the Mumbai, also visit the British Hanging Gardens built in 1890’s will give you a refreshed and a rejuvenated mind.
Evening walk on the famous Marine Drive.
Overnight stay at hotel
** Elephanta caves are closed on Monday
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Day 03: Mumbai

After breakfast Dharavi Slum tour. Dharavi which is in Mumbai is the Asia’s second largest “slum”, home to nearly a million people. Slum Tour is not a “slum watching tour” where you see poor people and their poverty but it’s a tour of the small scale industries & factories to show you some of their qualities which are: Unlimited energy, hardworking, determination and the get-up-and-go attitude of the people!
Thereafter Dhobi Ghat Tour – The Open Air Laundry Washing Tour. As the name suggests you will have a wonderful opportunity to see the dhobi Ghat from inside and understand some incredible facts about this washing place.
Overnight stay at hotel
4

Day 04: Mumbai-Nasik

Morning after breakfast drive by surface to Nasik (approx 185 kms – 4 hrs drive).
The town of Nasik is one of India’s most holy sites. A bustling temple town, built on both banks of the Godavari river, it has almost 200 shrines. The ghats that line the river front are the venue for the spectacular Kumbh Mela. Legend says that Rama, hero of the Ramayana, lived here during his 14-year exile. Ramkund, the centrally located tank and the town’s focal point, is believed to mark the spot where Rama and his wife Sita bathed.
Noon arrive and check-into hotel.
Afternoon city tour of Nasik including attractions like Narayan Temple, Sita Caves.
Thereafter drive to visit Trimbakeshwar Temple; it is just 28 kilometers away from Nashik city and it is here that the sacred river Godavari originates at Brahmagiri. You will find at Trimbakeshwar a huge ‘kund'(water tank) called the ‘Kushavarta’. It is symbolic of the origin of Godavari and hence considered a sacred bathing place for the Hindus
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 05: Nasik-Aurangabad

After breakfast drive by surface to Aurangabad (approx 210 kms – 5 hrs drive).
Aurangabad – the most convenient place to visit the world famous Ajanta and Ellora caves, which are situated on the outskirts of the city. which have been declared ‘World Heritage Sites’ by UNESCO as well as the famous Mughal monument Bibika Maqbara.
Afternoon arrive and check-into hotel.
Later city tour of Aurangabad, visit the famous Daulatabad Fort is an impressive monument, founded by the Yadavas of Deogiri in 11thcentury AD.
Evening after visit return back to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 06: Aurangabad-Pitalkhora-Ellora

After breakfast excursion to Ellora & Pitalkhora Caves (approx 90 Kms – 02 hrs drive)
Firstly visit Pitalkhora caves; a group of 18 caves located at Pitalkhora are one of the earliest examples of rock-cut architecture in India.
After that drive to visit Ellora caves; the site of finest examples of rock-cut caves in all India. It is the meeting point of three faiths, Jain and Hindu structures having risen alongside each other as the original Buddhist impetus slowly tailed off.
Evening after visit return back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
** Ellora Caves are closed on Tuesday.
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Day 07: Aurangabad-Ajanta-Aurangabad

After breakfast full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (approx110 kms – 3 hrs drive).

Ajanta was ideal- peaceful and remote from civilization. The Ajanta caves are like chapters of a splendid epic in visual form. Natural light brightens the caves at different times of the day, and structural engineers are awe-struck by the sheer brilliance of those ancient masters who, undaunted by the limitations of seemingly crude implements and tools, material, and labour, created this marvel of art and architectural splendour.
Evening after visit return back to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
** Ajanta Caves are closed on Monday

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Day 08: Aurangabad-Amravati


After breakfast drive by surface to Amravati (approx 300 kms – 6-7 hrs drive)
Evening arrive and check-into hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 09: Amravati-Tadoba National Park

Morning after breakfast drive by surface to Tadoba (approx 230 kms – 5 hrs drive)
Tadoba is probably one of India’s finest Tiger Reserves. The success of protection and conservation mechanism has meant the number of Tigers in this reserve have increased close to the optimal holding capacity.
Afternoon arrive and check-into lodge.
Evening at leisure in lodge.
Dinner & Overnight stay at lodge
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Day 10: Tadoba

Morning and afternoon jeep safari at Tadoba National Park.
Overnight stay at lodge (all meals)
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Day 11: Tadoba National Park

Early morning jeep safari in Tadoba National Park. Back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast drive by surface to Pench (approx 220 kms – 5 hrs drive)
Pench National park, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after Pench river, meandering through the park from north to south. Pench National Park, comprising of 758 SQ Kms, out of which a core area of 299 sq km.
Evening arrive and check-into lodge.
Dinner & Overnight stay at lodge
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Day 12: Pench

Morning and afternoon jeep safari at Pench National Park.
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Day 13: Pench-Satpura National Park

Early morning jeep safari in Pench National Park. Back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast drive by surface to Satpura (approx 290 kms – 6-7 hrs drive).
Various ways of Satpura National Park wildlife watching distinguishes it from other tiger reserves of India. Here one can do jeep safari, elephant safari, walking safari & boat safari. Unspoiled Highland eco-system of Satpura National Park is unique in nature and was established in 1981.
Evening arrive and check-into lodge.
Dinner & Overnight stay at lodge
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Day 14: Satpura

Early morning canoe safari in Satpura National Park. Back to hotel for breakfast and lunch.
Afternoon jeep safari in Satpura National Park. After safari back to lodge.
Overnight stay at lodge (all meals)
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Day 15: Satpura-Bhopal

Early morning jeep safari in Satpura National Park. Back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast drive by surface to Bhopal (approx 180 kms – 4 hrs drive).
Late afternoon arrive and check-into hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel

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Day 16: Bhopal

After breakfast day excursion to visit Sanchi, Udaigiri and Bhimbetka.
Firstly visit Sanchi; 46 km from Bhopal, Sanchi is a small village and is best known for its stupas and other Buddhist monuments. The Great Stupa is considered to be the oldest stone structure of India and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Later drive Udaigiri, 18 kms away from Sanchi, famous for its rock cut caves built during the ‘Golden Age’ of Guptas.
Thereafter drive to visit Bhimbetka. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The site has more than 700 rock shelters. Bhimbetka has 243 rock shelters and 178 are in Lakha Juar.
Evening after visit return back to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 17: Bhopal-Agra

After breakfast half day city tour of Bhopal. Visit Laxmi Narayan Temple, Taj-ul Masjid, Shaukat Mahal, National Museum of Mankind and Gauhar Mahal.
Afternoon after visit transfer to railway station.
1515 hrs depart by NDLS Bhopal shatabdi.
2110 hrs arrive at Agra railway station and transfer to hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.
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Day 18: Agra-Delhi

After breakfast visit the world famous Taj Mahal a monument of love built by Mughals, an incredible 20,000 workman’s labored on it, day and night, for over 20 years.
Visit Red Fort built by three generations of Mughal Emperors between 1565 and 1573.
Later drive by surface to Delhi (approx 205 kms – 4 hrs drive).
Evening arrive and check-into hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel
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Day 19: Delhi

After breakfast drive for sightseeing tour of Old Delhi; visit Jama Masjid; the largest mosque of India build by Shah Jahan, after that proceed to take pictures of Red Fort, after words Rickshaw ride in Chandni Chock (old Bazaar).
Thereafter walking around Lutyens Delhi to take pictures of beautiful building of British era; the Presidential House, Parliament and India Gate; the memorial bears the name of more than 13516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the 1st World War near the frontier of Afghan in 1919 AD, it was build in 1921 AD.
Evening after visit transfer to Delhi international airport to board the schedule flight to go back to home.
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