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Maharashtra to Madhya Pradesh: Caves, Ghats & Temples Journey


11 Nights / 12 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heartlands of India with the “Maharashtra to Madhya Pradesh: Caves, Ghats & Temples Journey.” This immersive tour takes you from the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, where ancient Elephanta Caves and vibrant markets await, to the serene banks of Nashik’s Godavari River, home to sacred temples and historic caves. Traverse to Aurangabad, a treasure trove of UNESCO-listed Ajanta and Ellora Caves, before venturing through Burhanpur’s storied forts and Maheshwar’s tranquil ghats on the Narmada. Discover Mandu’s romantic legends and Bhopal’s cultural tapestry, culminating in the timeless allure of Sanchi Stupa and Bhimbetka Caves, showcasing India’s rich heritage and natural splendor.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Arrive Mumbai

Arrive in Mumbai and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Optional: Visit the Gateway of India, an iconic monument overlooking the Arabian Sea, and explore Colaba Causeway for local shopping and street food delights.

Day 2: Mumbai

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its rock-cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, featuring impressive sculptures and carvings. Explore the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), housing a vast collection of artifacts depicting India's history and culture. Visit Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai's famous open-air laundry where thousands of clothes are washed and dried in the traditional manner. Return to the hotel for overnight stay in Mumbai.

Day 3: Mumbai - Nashik (170kms)

After breakfast, depart for Nashik, a city on the banks of the Godavari River known for its religious significance and vineyards. Visit Trimbakeshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, renowned for its ancient architecture and spiritual aura. Explore Pandavleni Caves, ancient rock-cut caves dating back to the 3rd century BC, featuring intricate sculptures and Buddhist carvings. Return to Nashik for overnight stay.

Day 4: Nashik - Aurangabad (170kms)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Nashik before departing for Aurangabad. Visit Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, an important pilgrimage site dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its architectural splendor and religious significance. Explore Bibi Ka Maqbara, a Mughal-era mausoleum often referred to as the "Mini Taj Mahal," showcasing exquisite Mughal architecture and beautiful gardens. Visit Daulatabad Fort, a formidable hilltop fortress known for its impressive defense mechanisms and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Return to Aurangabad for overnight stay.

Day 5: Aurangabad

After breakfast, embark on a full-day excursion to the Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its Buddhist cave temples adorned with magnificent murals depicting the life of Buddha and Jataka tales. Explore Ellora Caves, another UNESCO site featuring rock-cut temples dedicated to Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain faiths, including the awe-inspiring Kailasa Temple carved from a single rock. Return to Aurangabad for overnight stay.

Day 6: Aurangabad - Burhanpur (220kms)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Aurangabad before traveling to Burhanpur. Visit Asirgarh Fort, a historic fortress perched atop a hill offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes and a glimpse into medieval military architecture. Explore Shahi Qila, a Mughal palace complex known for its grandeur and architectural finesse, housing several palaces and pavilions. Visit Jama Masjid, an impressive mosque renowned for its intricate carvings and serene ambiance. Return to Burhanpur for overnight stay.

Day 7: Burhanpur - Maheshwar (175kms)

After breakfast, proceed to Maheshwar, a charming town on the banks of the Narmada River known for its spiritual significance and architectural marvels. Explore Maheshwar Fort, an imposing structure with stunning views of the river and intricate carvings depicting tales of valor and royalty. Visit Ahilya Bai Temple, dedicated to Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, known for its architectural beauty and religious importance. Take a serene walk along Maheshwar Ghats, witnessing rituals and daily life on the riverbanks. Return to Maheshwar for overnight stay.

Day 8: Maheshwar – Indore (125kms)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Maheshwar before departing for Mandu, a historic fort city known for its Afghan architecture and romantic legends. Explore Mandu's iconic monuments including Jahaz Mahal (Ship Palace), Hindola Mahal (Swinging Palace), and Rupmati's Pavilion, offering panoramic views of the lush landscapes. Proceed to Indore in the evening, known for its vibrant markets and cultural heritage. Check into your hotel in Indore for overnight stay.

Day 9: Indore - Bhopal (255kms)

After breakfast, depart for Bhopal, the capital city known for its lakes, Islamic architecture, and rich cultural heritage. Visit the UNESCO-listed Sanchi Stupa, an ancient Buddhist monument adorned with intricate carvings and depicting scenes from Buddha's life, surrounded by lush greenery. Explore Udayagiri Caves, a series of rock-cut caves housing Hindu and Jain sculptures dating back to the Gupta period, offering insights into ancient Indian art and architecture. Return to Bhopal for overnight stay.

Day 10: Bhopal

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in Bhopal. Visit the scenic Upper and Lower Lakes of Bhopal, a serene oasis offering panoramic views and opportunities for boating and relaxation. Explore the grand Taj-ul-Masajid, one of the largest mosques in India, known for its pink facade and impressive architecture. Discover the Bharat Bhavan cultural complex, showcasing contemporary art, theater, and local culture through exhibitions and performances. Return to Bhopal for overnight stay.

Day 11: Bhopal

After breakfast, visit Bhimbetka Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its prehistoric rock shelters and cave paintings dating back to the Paleolithic era, providing insights into early human civilization. Explore Bhojpur Temple, an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its unfinished architectural grandeur and massive lingam. Visit the State Museum of Madhya Pradesh, housing a diverse collection of artifacts, sculptures, and exhibits showcasing the state's rich cultural heritage. Return to Bhopal for overnight stay.

Day 12: Bhopal - Departure

Depending on your departure time, enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Visit local markets like Chowk Bazaar, renowned for its handicrafts, textiles, and traditional artifacts, ideal for souvenir shopping. Transfer to the airport or railway station for your onward journey, concluding the enriching "Ancient Caves, Holy River Ghats, Shiva Temples & Sanchi Stupa Private Tour From Mumbai to Bhopal."


  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 11 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Private air-conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Bhopal - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 6,500 per person in economy class.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Hotels used or similar for 11 nights accommodation

3 Star Hotels
Mumbai x 2 nights: Hotel Godwin, Colaba/ Hotel Suba Palace
Nashik x 1 night: Enrise by Sayaji Nashik/ Lily Sarovar Portico
Aurangabad x 2 nights: The Fern Residency/ Amarpreet Hotel
Burhanpur x 1 night: MPT Tapti Retreat/ Hotel Grand Shivam
Maheshwar x 1 night: MPT Narmada Resort/ Aamantran At Fort Maheshwar
Indore x 1 night: Citrus Hotels/ Pride Hotel
Bhopal x 3 nights: The Fern Residency/ Lake View Ashok


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