India
Location
12 days
Duration
9/10
Physicality

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

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Delhi
TOUR DURATION 19 Days
TOUR ROUTE Mumbai-Nasik-Aurangabad-Pitalkhora–Ellora -Ajanta-Pune-Mahabaleshwar-Alibag-Mumbai

 

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Day 01: Arrive Mumbai

Arrive at Mumbai international airport, meet – greet with our office representative & transfer to your 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 we will take you to the Gateway of India. Take 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. The Elephanta caves complex is a collection of shrines, courtyards, inner cells, grand halls and porticos arranged in the splendid symmetry of Indian rock-cut architecture, and filled with exquisite stone sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.

After visit back to city by boat ride.

Thereafter walk in the famous fort heritage district which is also known are the British Heritage Area. We will see the famous The Gateway of India and see the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel from the Gateway of India.
Afternoon city tour of Bombay – 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. It’s a real Mumbai tour and truly a special real Mumbai Day Tour. Dharavi is constantly super busy, hustling and bustling with various sound and activities during the day. 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

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Day 04: Mumbai - Nasik

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.

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.

Overnight stay at hotel

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Day 05: Mumbai - 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, visit the famous Daulatabad Fort is an impressive monument, also visit the Bibi Ka Maqbara is situated about 5 kms from the Aurangabad city, the burial place of Aurangzeb wife.

Evening after visit return back to hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel

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Day 06: Aurangabad – Pitalkhora – Ellora – Aurangabad

After breakfast excursion to Ellora & Pitalkhora Caves (approx 90 Kms – 02 hrs drive)
Firstly visit Pitalkhora caves; carved in the Satamala range of the Western Ghats of Maharashtra.

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 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).
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 - Pune

After breakfast drive by surface to Pune (approx 250 kms – 5 hrs drive)
Once the capital of the Maratha Empire, with a name that descends from the Sanskrit word ‘Punya’, literally meaning Virtue, the city leads as the ‘veritable heartland’ of cultural Maharashtra.
Afternoon arrive and check-into hotel.
Later city tour of Pune visiting The Aga Khan’s Palace, Bund Gardens, National Defense Academy, Parvati Hill and Temples, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum and Shaniwarwada
Overnight stay at hotel.
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Day 09: Pune - Mahabaleshwar

After breakfast drive by surface to Mahabaleshwar (approx 150 kms – 3 hrs drive)
En route visit of Panchagani Table Land; it is one of the Largest Table land in Asia, This point is the most famous point of all the points in Panchagani. It is an elevation of 4550 feet above sea level & covers 95 acres.
After visit continue drive to Mahabaleshwar.
Mahabaleshwar is a vast plateau measuring 150 kilometers, bound by valleys on all sides. It reaches a height of 1,439 meters at its highest peak above sea level.
Afternoon arrive and check-into hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel

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Day 10: Mahabaleshwar

After breakfast city tour of Mahabaleshwar including Willson point, Chinaman’s waterfall, Dhobhi waterfalls and Arthur seat.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel

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Day 11: Mahabaleshwar - Alibag

After breakfast drive by surface to Alibag (approx 120 kms – 3 hrs drive)
Noon arrive and check-into hotel.
Afternoon excursion to visit the Murud Janjira fort (42 Kms)
The Janjira island fort is a marvel of architectural achievement, situated deep in the sea about 3 km from the coastal town of Murud.
After visit drive back to Alibag.

Overnight stay at hotel

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After breakfast drive by surface to Mumbai (approx 100 kms – 3 hrs drive).
Noon arrive and check-into hotel nearby international airport.
Day at leisure for your relax.
Departure transfer to Mumbai international airport to board the schedule flight to go back home.
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