Arrive by flight, after traditional 'Swagat' (Welcome) our representative would assist you at airport & transfer to hotel for check in. Mumbai , the capital city of Maharashtra, also known as the financial capital of India, was formed out of seven islands, namely, Colaba, Mazagaon, Old Woman's Island, Wadala, Mahim, Parel and Matunga-Sion. The present day Mumbai City is the outcome of much rehabilitation done on these seven islands. Having a glorious history and an equally sparkling present to boast of, Mumbai has earned the name of the "city of dreams". This can be credited mostly to the dominating presence of the Indian film industry, popularly known as the Bollywood. Afternoon After freshen up we take the boat cruise from Gateway of India to visit Elephanta Caves, houses rock cut temples dating back to 5th century CE. It was named by the Portuguese, after the statue of an elephant near the landing area of the island. We also drive through the Marine Drive, which runs along the shore of the Arabian Sea from Nariman Point past Chowpatty Beach to the foot of Malabar Hill. Overnight Hotel - Mumbai.
Today after breakfast you will explore the Mumbai, you will visit The Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most popular religious places in Mumbai, visited by people of all religions alike. Haji Ali Dargah is one of India’s most famous and prestigious landmarks situated about 500 yards from the Mumbai shoreline in the middle of the Arabian Sea off Lala Lajpatrai Marg. Marine drive, Chowpatty The Prince of Wales Museum, Nariman Point - View from outside only, Hanging Garden. Next you will drive through the residential area of Mumbai’s rich and famous on Malabar Hill, Visit Mani Bhavan Mahatma Gandhi Museum is located on Laburnam Road, Mumbai in Maharashtra. Its location is near the August Kranti Maidan, where 'Quit India' movement was launched in 1942 Later Visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is popular railway station and is a spitting image of Victorian-Gothic style of architecture in India, Dhobi Gath, A unique feature of Mumbai, the dhobi is a traditional laundryman, Later back to hotel. Overnight Hotel - Mumbai.
Post breakfast we checkout from hotel and drive toward Mumbai Airport to board our flight to Goa, upon arrival we get on time assistance and drop to Hotel. Goa is considered to be no less than Paradise. Where else will you find the perfect blend of exotic beaches, lip smacking cuisine, easy going people, rocking parties and ancient religious places! Goa is synonymous with vacations and holidays. This is the only state that guarantees to relax and rejuvenate. Overnight Hotel - Goa.
Post breakfast we checkout from hotel and drive towards to Hospet, upon arrival we get on time assistance and check into Hotel. Hampi was the capital of the erstwhile Vijayanagar Empire. Vijayanagar translates into 'City of Victory ', from vijaya (victory) and nagara (city). Vijayanagar attracted people from all around the world. By all accounts, it was a large and prosperous city. This ruined city today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight Hotel - Hospet.
Post breakfast we have full day visit of Hampi. Virupaksha Temple, Also known as the Pampapathi Temple, is the core of the village of Hampi. It predated the empire, and was renovated between the 13th and 17th centuries. It has two courts with entrance gopurams and the main entrance with a 50-me ter gopuram facing east into a ceremonial, colonnaded street that extends for more than half a mile, to a monolithic statue of Nandi. Active worship is still conducted at this temple. Krishna Temple, This ruined temple, south of Hampi, built by the emperor Krishnadevaraya after military campaigns in Orissa in 1523, is protected by a fort. The pillars in the temple have ornate carvings describing the life of Krishandevaraya. There are numerous other dilapidated temples with the temple premises. Lakshminarasimha, The largest idol in Hampi, this massive statue stands 22 feet high. The idol represents the man-lion form of Lord Vishnu and the head of the statu e has the serpent with its hoods open as if to shield the Lord. Originally, the huge statue had an idol of Goddess Lakshmi on the left knee of the Lord, but the idol no longer exists due to invading vandals. Durbar Enclosure, The 'Durbar Enclosure', contains the ruins of palaces, administrative buildings, and some temples directly associated with royalty. Here, one can find several public buildings of ceremonial importance: platforms, podiums and an amazin g va riety of water-works. Within the Durbar Enclosure: Mahanavami Dibba, The massive podium is the most ornate of the monuments surviving within the enclosure. The 8-metere-high podium rises in three steps and commands a magnificent view of the surroundings. The king, his court and his entourage are believed to have watched the ceremonial parades from here. Pushkarini or Stepped wells, There is an excellent network of water canals or aqueducts running through the enclosure to supply water. The stepped pond or the Pushkarini in the middle of the enclosure descends in four stages to its square base. Made of well-dressed chlorite slabs, this perfectly symmetrical pond is an object of great architectural beauty. Lotus Mahal, An elegant example of the fusion of Hindu and Islamic styles of architecture, this mahal is designed to stay cool even when temperatures soar up to 45 degrees Celsius. Overnight Hotel - Hospet.
Post breakfast we come back to Goa, Upon arrival we get check into Hotel. Overnight Hotel - Goa.
Post Breakfast, we visit to Fort Aguada. It was built by the Portuguese government in 1612 in order to protect Old Goa from enemy attacks. A spring within the fort supplied water to all the ships that called there. The other places covered include Saligao Church, The trip rounds off with a visit to the Calangute Beach, Known as the queen of Goa's beaches. These beach draws thousands of people every year from all parts of the world. Facilities for water sports and para gliding are available here. Post Lunch, we will go for Full Day Sightseeing of South Goa including Miramar, Dona Paula, the World Heritage Churches Basilica of Bom Jesus, The sacred relics of the patron saint of Goa St. Francis Xavier are kept here, Se Cathedral this is the largest cathedral in Asia. The Se cathedral has five bells out of which one is the famous Golden Bell which is one the largest in the world, Overnight Hotel - Goa.
After breakfast rest at hotel and later transfer to Goa airport to board the flight for onward destination.
Mr. Debanshu Banerjee
Near Jatin Das Park, Hazrah Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India - 700026
Sundarban Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Kolkata - Sundarban
Kalimpong Tour - 4 D / 3 N
Siliguri - Kalimpong
Darjeeling West Bengal Tour - 3 D / 2 N
Eastern Feast Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Gangtok
Mesmerising Gangtok and Darjeeling Tour - 5 D / 4 N
Gangtok - Darjeeling
Mumbai & Royal Rajasthan Tour - 12 D / 11 N
Mumbai - Udaipur - Jodhpur - Jaisalmer - Bikaner - Mandawa - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Birdwatching And The Beach Tour - 14 D / 13 N
Goa - Mumbai - Pench - Kanha - Delhi
Devine Trail of Gujarat Tour - 6 D / 5 N
Vadodara - Ahmedabad - Ambaji - Mahudi - Gandhinagar - Mumbai - Delhi
Beautiful Mumbai - Shirdi Tour - 4 D / 3 N
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Architectural Wonders Of The South Tour - 13 D / 12 N
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