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Maharashtra Darshan 06 Nights / 07 Days

Mumbai–Aurangabad–Nashik-Mumbai

DescriptionMumbai is the most populous metropolitan city of India and the eighth most populous city in the World. Mumbai's culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music and theatres, entertainment and night life. Mumbai's history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions and cuisines coexisting in the city. It is the home of Indian Cinema that famous as Bollywood (equal to Hollywood of USA).
Aurangabad is a historic city of Maharashtra, famous for its many historical monuments, including the World Heritage Sites of Ajanta (110 KM from Aurangabad) and Ellora (30 KM from Aurangabad) Caves. It is popularly said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Recently Aurangabad has been declared as the Tourism capital of Maharashtra.

 
Itinerary
 

Day 1 Arrival at Mumbai

On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance transfers to the hotel and relax.

 
 

Day 2 MUMBAI-AURANGABAD –AJANTA CAVES- DAULATABAD FORT AURANGABAD (120 KMS/ 2HRS)

Next day fly to Aurangabad and city tour of Aurangabad.
AURANGABAD: Aurangabad named after Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor, is a city in Maharashtra. Aurangabad means ‘Built by the Throne’. Being a tourist hub, the city has many historical monuments of great importance. Overnight stay at Aurangabad

Morning After breakfast, Full day excursion to Ajanta caves & Daulatabad fort sightseeing .

THE AJANTA CAVES: It has 30 rock cut Buddhist caves and it is 106 km from Aurangabad. The basic designs of the caves are called ‘Chaitya grihas’ and ‘Viharas’. Five caves are Buddhist cathedrals and the remaining 25 are monasteries. The Chaityas are large, rectangular chambers separated by rows of pillars. They are decorated by sculptures and murals which depict the many incarnations of Buddha. The Viharas are rectangular shaped halls. They have series of small cells which are attached on both sides. Opposite to the entrance is an image of Buddha. (Closed on Monday)

Return to Aurangabad and visit the .

DAULATABAD FORT : This fortress stands on a hill just 13 km from Aurangabad. It was given the name Daulatabad, the 'city of fortune' by Muhammad Tughlaq, Sultan of Delhi.. One of the world's best preserved fort of medieval times, surviving virtually unaltered.

Evening return back to Aurangabad; Overnight stay at Aurangabad

 
 

Day 3 AURANGABAD SIGHTSEEING-ELLORA (30 KM)-NASHIK (180 KMS/ 4HRS)


Morning after breakfast, proceed for Sightseeing of Ellora caves, back & Aurangabad tour:

ELLORA CAVES: The Ellora Caves are listed in the world-heritage list. The Kailash temple in the Ellora caves is one of the world’s largest and massive sculptures. It was curved out of a rock with the help of 7000 laborers and took nearly 150 years to complete. The shrines are a mix or both Hindu and Jain faiths. Cave number 32 is famous for a glorious Yakshi statue and beautiful ceiling paintings. (Closed on Tuesday)

AURANGABAD CAVES: Aurangabad Caves were excavated from the soft rock during the 6th and 7th century. These caves, ten in number, are divided into two separate locations - Western Group Caves having caves 1-5 and Eastern Group Caves having caves 6-10, located 1 km apart. The designing and image is molded by Tantric Hinduism.

BIBI KA MAKBARA: This monument Bibi Ka Makbara was built in 1679 AD by Aurangzeb’s son. He built it in memory of his mother Rabia. Ata Ullah was the architect and he based the design on the Taj Mahal.

Later drive to Nashik . On arrival check into the hotel & relax. Over Night stay at Nashik

 
 

Day 4 NASHIK SIGHTSEEING – MUMBAI ( 180 KMS/ 4HRS)


Morning after breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Nasik covering Trimbakeshwar temple & Coin Museum.

Trimbakeshwar Temple: This is one of the 12 jyotirlinga temples in India and thus has lot of significance religiously. Trimbakeshwar is known to be the holy place with many devotees coming to perform puja here . later after sightseeing drive to Mumbai. On arrival check into the hotel and relax

MUMBAI: The most populous metropolitan city of India and also city of Dreams as hub of Bolly wood industry. Soft breeze of the Arabian Sea, breathtaking sea shore in the heart of the city and well connected metro facilities – makes this city an amalgamation of scenic views & striking manmade structures. Mumbai, the capital of the state of Maharashtra is a representation of what India as a country stands for “Unity in Diversity”, as it embraces people from all cultures, religions & economic backgrounds to make it big in the city more often known as the “City of Dreams”. Over Night stay at Mumbai

 
 

Day 5 MUMBAI SIGHTSEEING

Morning after breakfast, get ready to explore the city of Mumbai covering Elephanta Caves, Gate way of India, Victorious Terminus, Prince of Wales Museum, Dhobi Ghat, Marine drive & Chow patty Beach

ELEPHANTA CAVES: located at Gharapuri Island depicting the three faces of Trinity, Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara is a sight that should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime. Regular excursions to Elephanta start every day from the Gateway of India. Enjoy the Ferry to Elephanta caves. (Monday –Closed )

GATEWAY OF INDIA: Gateway of India is an impressive monument constructed to commemorate the visit of King George V & Queen Mary to the then “Bombay” in Dec 1911. It is placed perfectly in South Mumbai & aptly called the Gateway of India. Built as a mammoth arch at a mighty height of 26 meters and has a inner width of 15 meters – its presence is symbolic to the city

COLABA CAUSEWAY: Colaba Causeway a prime shopping spot is bustling with tourist activities, is a major road link elevated by a bank between Mumbai’s Old Woman’s Island and Colaba. The causeway, established by English East India Company, is parallel to Gate way of India and is woven with shops, hotels, cinema halls and restaurants where one can enjoy the shopping

CHOWPATTY BEACH: One of the most famous beaches in Mumbai. Located in the heart of the city, this beach is most popular for its local delicacies which most people enjoy whenever they visit Chowpatty Beach. Watching the glorious sunsets from this beach is a sight worth seeing and the sea, adorned by its long stretch of white sand in addition to the magnificent sky above, is like a heavenly dream for anyone who visits this beach. One can find beach vendors selling balloons, toys and local dishes such as spicy raw mango, roasted peanuts and Mumbai fast-food (or chaats). Evening free at leisure; Over Night stay at Mumbai

 
 

Day 6 MUMBAI SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast, set course to explore South Mumbai

VICTORIOUS TERMINUS: Popular known as Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus which is spotted in the UNESCO world Heritage list. The architectural style of CST is a blend of traditional Indian style and Victorian gothic style. The building is highly attractive with brass or ornamental iron railings, tiles, woodcarvings and iron grills.

PRINCES OF WALES MUSEUM: Also known as Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaja Vastu Sangrahalaya was founded in the early years of 20th Century and the museum houses approximately 50,000 exhibits of ancient Indian history as well as objects from foreign lands, categorized primarily into three sections: Art, Archaeology and Natural History. (closed on – Monday )

MARINE DRIVE: It is the most popular stretch and place for huge gathering and it is C shaped natural bay.

DHOBI GHAT: It is well open air world largest outdoor laundry Dhobi Ghat where washers wash the Clothes etc.

Evening enjoy the shopping or day free at leisure; Overnight stay at Mumbai

 
 

Day 7 EARLY MUMBAI DEPARTURE

Early Morning after breakfast, transfer to Mumbai airport to board the INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT - For onward Journey.

Inclusions
Hotel twin sharing accommodation
Tempo traveler for 10 pax
Meals as given in the itinerary,
Local English speaking escort
Not-Included
Any kind of insurance & Airfare
Single room supplement: INR. 18021/- Per Room
TIPS to driver and guide Per Day
Any force- majeure or unforeseen expense
Any Air Tkt & Train Tkt
FERRY TO ELEPHANTA CAVE - Rs 200 per pax
Entrance at Elephanta - Rs 305 Per pax
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