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Start and end in Mumbai! With the In-depth Cultural tour Maharashtra Tour: Mumbai, Aurangabad and Nashik, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Mumbai, India and 2 other destinations in India. Maharashtra Tour: Mumbai, Aurangabad and Nashik includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Introduction

This is a Maharasthra tour that includes some of the most popular destinations of the state – Mumbai, Aurangabad, and Nasik. It will be covered in a span of 7 nights and 8 days. Your tour will start in Mumbai, popularly known as the city that never sleeps or the Bollywood capital. After Mumbai, the trip continues to Aurangabad, a city known for its splendid artwork. Here you will get the opportunity to visit the famous Ajanta and Ellora caves. The tour ends with a visit to Nasik where you will explore the holiest temple in the country and caves with a history of the most worshipped Hindu gods.

Highlights:

• Witness the life of Mumbai's Dhobis

• Spend quality time at the Marine Drive

• Visit the famous Ajanta caves

• Explore a World Heritage Site called Ellora Caves

• See the holiest temple in India 

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival in Mumbai

Upon arrival at Mumbai International Airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. MUMBAI: It is a city formed by a conglomeration of seven islands and is located along the Arabian Sea.With its chaotic streets, magnificent colonial buildings and vibrant ambiance, Mumbai is something that you should explore once-in-a-lifetime. In Mumbai, uncover thelively bazaars, unexplored temples and Indias premier restaurants and nightlife. The centuries-old Elephanta Caves located a few kms off the Mumbai coast sets off a brilliant example of rock-cut architecture that will definitely leave you stunned. Also, it has asuperabundance of historical monuments that can be best admired when visited in real.On reaching, check-in at the hotel. Day free at leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

Day 2

Mumbai Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed with the open air laundry area firmly known as Dhobi Ghat (remain closed on Sat - Sun, Local Holidays, National Holidays). A unique feature of Mumbai apart from the rest of the world, a Dhobi is a traditional laundryman who collects your dirty linen, washes them in an open area and then returns them neatly pressed to your doorstep. The massive area where the laundry is done is called a "Ghat".

Later visit the Gateway of India. Spend time clicking photographs at the Gateway of India - one of the prime landmarks of Mumbai. Built in 1924, it was built in honor of King George V and Queen Mary's visit to India in 1911. Next, visit the Prince of Wales Museum, also called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, built during the early 20th century. This museum is a blend of Indo-Saracenic architecture with an impressive Mughal white dome atop the museum. It is said to have around 2,000 miniature paintings along with artifacts belonging to the Indus Valley civilization. Later, visit the Hanging Gardens established in 1880 at the Malabar Hills. A splendid view of the Arabian Sea adds to the beauty of this natural realm. A striking flower clock is the main attraction here. End your Mumbai sightseeing tour with evening visit to the Marine Drive (Queens Necklace). It is the heart and soul of Mumbai stretched across the coast of Arabian Sea. At night, it is lit with lights and looking like a dazzling necklace and this is why, it is called Queens Necklace.
Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

Day 3

MUMBAI - AURANGABAD (BY FLIGHT)

Morning breakfast at the hotel. Later you will be driven to Mumbai Airport to board flight to Aurangabad. (Flight fare is not included in the package cost)

On arrival, check-in to the hotel.

Aurangabad: Stone carving is the most beautiful way to display the fine art. Aurangabad tour is one of the best options to witness the fine artwork.

Day will be free at your own leisure activity.

Overnight stay at hotel in Aurangabad.

Day 4

AURANGABAD

After breakfast, visit Ajanta Caves: The Ajanta Caves are 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.

Overnight stay at hotel in Aurangabad.

Day 5

AURANGABAD – NASHIK (182 KM/4-5 HRS APPROX)

Today, we will visit Ellora Caves: An ancient village 30 km from the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Famous for its monumental caves, Ellora is a World Heritage Site. It represents the epitome of Indian rock cut architecture. The 34 caves - actually structures excavated out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills- comprised of Buddhist, Hindu & Jain cave temples & monasteries, were built between the 5th century & 10th century.

Later drive to Nashik. On arrival, check-in to the hotel.

Overnight stay at hotel in Nashik.

Day 6

NASHIK

After breakfast proceed to visit Pandavleni Caves: These are a group of 24 caves carved between the 1st century BCE and the 3nd century CE, though additional sculptures were added up to about the 6th century, reflecting changes in Buddhist devotional practices.

Trimbakeshwar Temple: Counted as the holiest temple of India, the Trimbakeshwar Temple houses one of the most important twelve Jyotirlingas, a form of Lord Shiva.

Panchavati: Nothing short of holy for the ardent belivers of Ramayana, this site gets a lots of visitors in the form of pilgrims and religious travellers.

Sita Gufa: Nearby to Panchvati is the Sita Gufa, said to be the spot from where Sita was kidnapped by Ravana. A narrow staircase takes on into the caves, where they find idols of Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshmana as well as a Shivlinga, said to be the one, Sita worshipped.

Overnight stay at hotel in Nashik.

Day 7

NASHIK – MUMBAI (165 KM/4 HRS APPROX)

After breakfast, we will drive to Mumbai. On arrival, check-in to the hotel.

Day will be free at your own leisure activity.

Overnight stay at hotel in Mumbai.

Day 8

MUMBAI DEPARTURE

After breakfast, we will drive to Mumbai Airport to board flight back to home.

Included

 
Accommodation
•  Accommodation in 3 Star Hotels.
 
•  Check-in Time :

Throughout the trip, we request all our hotels prepare rooms in time as per your arrival time, especially if you are reaching the hotel prior to normal check-in time. (In India, normal check-in is at 12:00 hrs, check-out is at 10:00 hrs). This may not be always possible to manage early check-in for you; in that case, you won’t be able to check-in immediately on arrival at some hotels. Instead, you can store your luggage and explore the new destination.

• Pre/Post Accommodation :

If you’ve purchased pre-trip or post-trip accommodation (if available), you may be required to change rooms from your trip accommodation for these extra nights.

• Internet: Depending on the areas in which you travel, you may have limited access to the Internet. Hoteliers often charge for the connection (hourly or daily).

• The style of accommodation indicated is a guideline. On rare occasions, if the suggested hotels are not available because of high demand, we book alternate similar hotels for you.
 
Guide

• English Speaking Local Guides during the sightseeing.

At GeTS, we aim to support local guides who have specialized and comprehensive knowledge of the regions you visit. We provide English-speaking local guides at each destination of your trip, the chosen local guide will strike a great balance between knowledgeable storytelling, humor, and giving you sufficient space and personal time to enjoy the awe-inspiring sites. He will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues. If you were interested in diving deeper into the local culture at a specific site, you can count on your assigned local speaking guide.
 
Meals

Daily breakfast at coffee shop or restaurant at the hotel.
 
Additional Services

07 Nights’ accommodation in above-mentioned hotels or similar.

Daily breakfast at all the hotels.

All Assistance by GeTS holidays representatives on arrival & departure.

Surface Transportation in an air-conditioned car with a professional driver.

Boat Cruise in Mumbai.

English Speaking Local Guide during the sightseeing.

All expenses related to the vehicle like, Permit, Toll tax, etc.

Fuel charges, Parking, Driver expenses.

All Government taxes inclusive of GST.
 
Transport

All transfers and sightseeing by an air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver. Drivers of our private vehicles are experienced with good knowledge of the road conditions and well trained. The type of vehicles provided are as follows:

Passenger Vehicle type

• 1-2 persons                  Air-conditioned medium cars such as Tata Indigo or similar

• 3-4 persons                  Air-conditioned large car such as Toyota Innova or similar

• 5-10 persons                Air-conditioned mini-van such as Tempo Traveler or similar

Flights

No Flights

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    1 - 15 Pax
     
    Available Seats: 15

    Adult ( 1 - 15 Pax ) 98,464.00 0.00 /Person

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