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Day 1 : Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai by International flight. Meeting and assistance upon arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Mumbai
Today morning after breakfast visit Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat and The Gateway of India. Later drive through the Crawford Market, Flora Fountain and panoramic view of Marine Drive & Chowpatty Beach. Evening is free for relaxation and individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Mumbai - Lonavala
Morning after breakfast, drive to Lonavala (approx. 85Kms / 02 hours). It’s a popular hill station situated at the height of 625meters above the sea level. It is the perfect location for hiking and trekking. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room.
Later start your sightseeing tour to the major tourist which includes Bhaja caves, Bushi Dam, Karla Caves and Koregad Fort. Evening is free for relaxation and individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 : Lonavala
Today morning after breakfast visit the Lohagad Fort. It is an important hill fort used extensively by Chatrapati Shivaji. Later visit the Tikona Fort. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction. The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the Trimbakeshwar Mahadev temple. Evening is free for relaxation and individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Lonavala - Matheran
Morning after breakfast, drive to Matheran (approx. 60Kms / 01 ½ hours). This undulating hilltop presents its visitors with the mesmerizing panoramic vistas. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room.
Later visit the major tourist attraction of Matheran like the Panorama Point, Porcupine Point, the Prabal Fort and Irshalgad Fortress. In the evening enjoy boat ride in the Charlotte Lake. The two famous picnic spots of Matheran, Louisa point and Echo point are located on the left side of the lake. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Matheran - Nashik
Morning after breakfast, drive to Nashik (approx. 175Kms / 04 hours). This city located on the banks of river Godavari. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and later visit the Ramkund, Muktidham temple, Coin Museum, Someshwar temple and the Artillery center. Then visit the famous Pandavleni caves. These are a group of twenty four caves of which cave number 3 and 10 are spectacular. The other temples of note are the Kalaram Mandir, the Goraram Mandir and the Rameshwar or Bell temple. Attend the prayer ceremonies at the Trimbakeshwar temple. Evening visit the Kushavarta, the place from where the holy river Godavari takes its course. A dip in this sacred river wipes off the sins, is the belief of people. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 : Nashik - Shirdi
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Shirdi (approx. 90Kms / 02 hours) to visit the holy temple of Shirdi Sai Baba. Shirdi Sai temple is a beautiful shrine that was built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room.
Later visit the Sai Baba’s Samadhi Mandir and the Dwarkamai Mosque. The Sai Baba’s Samadhi Mandir is the place where the sacred body of Baba is resting in Samadhi. The Dwarkamai Mosque is the place where Lord Sai Baba stayed till the very end of his life. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Shirdi - Aurangabad
Today morning after early breakfast, drive to Aurangabad (approx. 135Kms / 03 hours) en-route visiting famous Ellora caves (Closed on Tuesday). The World Heritage site is one of the fines examples of rock cut caves. There are 34 caves - 12 Buddhist (600 - 800 AD), 17 Hindu (900 AD) and five Jain (800 - 1000 AD). Cave 16 is the most famous and has Lord Shiva sculpted on the rocks. The largest monolith in the world it is said to have taken 7000 laborers, working in continuous shifts and 150 years to build. The other popular cave is No. 32 where a shrine contains the seated Lord Mahavir, last of the 24 tirthankars of Jainism.
Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and later visit Bibi Ka Maqbara, which is the tomb of Begum Rabia Daurani, wife of Emperor Aurangzeb. The monument is an excellent example of Persian Architecture. The arched alcove surmounted by a swelling dome, the idea had acquired its own reputation in India. Bibi Ka Maqbara is considered to be a poor imitation of Taj Mahal in Agra. The layout and surrounding of the tomb is very much similar to that of Taj but somehow the architecture fails to produce the magic of Taj. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9 : Aurangabad
Morning excursion to Ajanta Caves (Closed on Monday). These 2nd century caves are fine achievements by Buddhist monks. Beautiful frescoes, wall paintings and vivid sculptures reflect the park of ancient Indian art and architecture. The horse shaped gorge has 30 caves built in two phases spread over a period of 900 years and contain some of the finest Buddhist mural art and sculpture in the world. The walls tell the life story of Buddha and mirror the culture of that period. Evening is free for relaxation and individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10 : Aurangabad - Pune
Today morning after early breakfast, drive to Pune (approx. 250Kms / 05 hours). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and later visit the Aga Khan Palace, David Synagogue, Pataleshwar Cave Temple and the Shaniwar Wada. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 : Pune - Mahabaleshwar
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Mahabaleshwar (approx. 125Kms / 03 hours). Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and later explore this beautiful hill station. It has pleasant walks and good lookouts and the area has interesting historical connections with Maharaja Shivaji. Afternoon you have an opportunity to go to Panchgani. It is also a popular hill station and splendidly located. Evening is free to enjoy surrounding area. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 : Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Mumbai (approx. 245Kms / 05 hours). Upon arrival, rest of the day is free to explore local market or enjoy you time at The Gateway of India or at Chowpatty Beach.
In night transfer to the airport for your departure flight for onward destination.
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