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Mystic Maharashtra & Royal Rajasthan Tour

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Duration

9 Nights / 10 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on the Mystic Maharashtra & Royal Rajasthan Tour, a captivating journey through India’s cultural heartlands. Begin in Mumbai, where the bustling streets and iconic Gateway of India beckon with tales of colonial grandeur. Explore ancient cave temples at Ellora and Ajanta in Aurangabad, marveling at their intricate carvings and spiritual significance. Then, fly to Udaipur, the Venice of the East, and immerse yourself in the opulence of City Palace and the tranquility of Lake Pichola. Travel to Ahmedabad for a blend of history at Sabarmati Ashram and architectural wonders like Bhadra Fort. Conclude in Vadodara with a visit to the regal Laxmi Vilas Palace, a fitting end to this journey through India’s majestic past and vibrant present.

Highlights

  • 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 %

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Mumbai

Arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. Meet your tour representative at the airport. Transfer to your hotel in Mumbai. Check-in and relax after your journey. Depending on your arrival time, you may have free time to explore the nearby area or rest in your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Mumbai.

Day 2: Mumbai

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Explore the Gateway of India, a majestic Indo-Saracenic arch overlooking the Arabian Sea. Witness the bustling waterfront and take in the sea breeze. Take a ferry to Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its ancient rock-cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Marvel at the intricate sculptures and cave architecture dating back to the 5th to 8th centuries. Visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), housing an impressive collection of artifacts, sculptures, and decorative arts from India and around the world.

Day 3: Mumbai - Aurangabad

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Travel to Aurangabad by flight. Excursion to Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring rock-cut temples and monasteries representing Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain faiths. Admire the Kailasa Temple, the largest monolithic structure in the world. Visit Daulatabad Fort, an ancient hill fortress known for its intricate defense systems and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Visit Bibi Ka Maqbara, also known as the "Taj of the Deccan." This 17th-century mausoleum, built by Aurangzeb, resembles the Taj Mahal with its Mughal architecture and serene garden setting. Admire the intricate marble work and ornate minarets. Explore Panchakki, an ancient water mill famous for its engineering and historical significance. Marvel at its ingenious use of water to generate energy for grinding grains. The site includes a tranquil garden complex.

Day 4: Aurangabad

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Excursion to Ajanta Caves, renowned for their Buddhist cave temples and exquisite ancient paintings depicting the life of Buddha and Buddhist legends. Discover the Aurangabad Caves, a cluster of rock-cut Buddhist shrines dating back to the 6th and 7th centuries. Admire the intricate carvings and sculptures depicting Buddhist deities and stories.

Day 5: Aurangabad - Udaipur

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check in to your hotel and freshen up. In the evening, enjoy a serene boat ride on Lake Pichola, surrounded by the Aravalli Hills. Admire the islands of Jag Mandir and the Lake Palace, offering breathtaking views of the City Palace and the sunset.

Day 6: Udaipur

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Visit the majestic City Palace, a sprawling complex overlooking Lake Pichola. Explore its ornate courtyards, terraces, and museums, including the Crystal Gallery showcasing exquisite crystal furniture and artifacts. Explore the Jagdish Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, renowned for its intricate carvings and sculptures depicting scenes from Hindu mythology. Discover Saheliyon ki Bari, the Garden of the Maidens, famous for its lush green lawns, lotus pools, marble pavilions, and enchanting fountains. Visit the Vintage Car Museum, housing a splendid collection of classic cars belonging to the Maharanas of Udaipur, showcasing automotive craftsmanship through the ages. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the vibrant markets of Udaipur, such as Bada Bazaar and Hathi Pol, known for Rajasthani textiles, handicrafts, and souvenirs.

Day 7: Udaipur - Ahmedabad (260kms)

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a scenic drive to Ahmedabad. Explore the bustling markets of Ahmedabad, including Manek Chowk known for its street food in the evenings, Law Garden for handicrafts and textiles, and CG Road for modern shopping experiences. Enjoy a shopping spree at Rani no Hajiro, also known as the Women's Market, where you can find traditional Gujarati dresses, jewelry, and handicrafts.

Day 8: Ahmedabad

Start your day with a fulfilling breakfast at the hotel. Begin your exploration with a visit to Sabarmati Ashram, Mahatma Gandhi's former residence and a pivotal center for India's freedom struggle. Explore the museum depicting Gandhiji's life, philosophy, and contributions to India's independence movement. Discover the historic Bhadra Fort, a magnificent heritage landmark in Ahmedabad known for its imposing gates, intricate architecture, and vibrant market areas. Visit the Jama Masjid, an architectural masterpiece of Ahmedabad showcasing stunning Indo-Saracenic architecture and intricate stone carvings. End your day with a visit to Kankaria Lake, a popular leisure spot with attractions like a zoo, children's park, and evening light shows.

Day 9: Ahmedabad - Kevadia (200kms)

After breakfast, depart for Kevadia. Visit the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Ascend to the observation deck for panoramic views of the Narmada River and the surrounding landscape. Explore the museum and audio-visual gallery depicting Patel's life and India's freedom struggle. Visit the Valley of Flowers, a picturesque garden at the foot of the Statue of Unity, showcasing a variety of native flora and fauna.

Day 10: Kevadia - Vadodara (98kms)

After breakfast, travel to Vadodara, also known as Baroda. Visit Laxmi Vilas Palace, an architectural gem built in Indo-Saracenic style. Explore its opulent interiors, including the Durbar Hall, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum with its royal artifacts, and the lush gardens surrounding the palace. Transfer to the airport or railway station for your onward journey.

Included/Excluded

  • Assistance on arrival at airport.
  • 9 Nights' accommodation in 4-star 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.
  • Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water in car.
  • Government taxes.
  • Mumbai - Aurangabad - Udaipur & Vadodara - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 16,500 per person in economy class.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Gratuities & optional activities.
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

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