DAY 01 ARRIVAL AURANGABAD
DAY 02 SAME DAY EXCURSION TO AJANTA CAVES (96 KMS // 02-03 HRS DRIVE)
Ajanta is one of the few historical and architectural marvels of India. Recognized as the World Heritage Site today, it was discovered during the 19th century by a group of British officers who were on a tiger hunt. The Ajanta group of caves, located deep within the Sahyadri hills above the Waghora, depicts the story of Buddhism that prevailed here during 200 BC to 650 AD. In the evening return to Hotel.
Note : Ajanta Caves Closed on Every Monday.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Aurangabad.
DAY 03 SAME DAY EXCURSION TO ELLORA CAVES (30 KMS / 45 MINS DRIVE)
Note: Ellora Caves Closed on Every Tuesday.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Aurangabad.
DAY 04 AURANGABAD-MUMBAI
Later visit Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the most visited places of Worship in Mumbai. Many politicians, Bollywood celebrity frequent visit this temple to seek blessing of Lord Ganesha.
Rest of the day is free to explore Marine Drive, also known as Queen’s Necklace, is the lifeline of Mumbai, where locals hang out to cool down the work-pressure of their otherwise busy life. Marine Drive is located on the edge of Chowpatty Beach, which is popular for several Hindu religious ceremonies like annual thread-tying ceremony, nariel-purnima and Ganesh Chaturthi immersions. Chowpatty Beach is equally known for stalls that sell Bhelpuri, Kulfi and Paan, and Nana-Nani Park for elderly people. This place is ideal for people who like to indulge in soft activities like walking, sun bathing, relaxing, and for enjoying local cuisines.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Mumbai.
DAY 02 MUMBAI SIGHT SEEING AND EXCURSION TO ELEPHANTA CAVES
The walls come alive with the intricately carved images of Hindu mythology. When the Portugese first came to the country they came across a huge elephant made of stone near the shore, because of that they named it Elephanta Island. It fell in 1814 and the British moved it to Mumbai’s Jijmata Udyan Museum.
In the afternoon enjoy Mumbai sightseeing tour. Visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) once called Victoria Terminus Station is a monumental and energetic train station that overflows with people. In the words of historian Christopher London, ‘the Victoria Terminus is to the British Raj what the Taj Mahal is to the Mughal Empire’. It is also called the ‘the slumdog station’ because the last musical number of Slumdog Millionaire a 2008 award-winning hit was filmed here. It is the city’s most elaborate Gothic building and a reflection of India’s colonial era. Domes, spires, stained-glass, walls a striking Daliesque structure and a mixture of Hindu, Islamic and Victorian styles all combined gave it the distinct status of being a UNESCO World heritage site.
Afterwards, you will visit o the Dadar flower market with your guide. It is here that India’s great flower trade blooms. The facts are, that in this country flowers are used not only for decorations but also for religious purposes; in temples, homes, taxis, hair and practically everywhere. You will enjoy the beautiful fragrances that fill the air and the amazing colors of garlands of marigolds, rose petals and jasmine blossoms. After the treat you will board the Mumbai local train to your next station.
After passing a few stops we will arrive at the Mahalaxmi area called Dhobi Ghat. It’s going to be one of the most unforgettable memories that you will have of your trip to India. Dhobi Ghat also known as the world’s largest open air laundry is where the dhob wallahs or washers converge to launder the dirty linen of their customers who are generally, householders, hospitals and hotels. It is a scene not to be had anywhere else in the world, where hundreds of washpens with flogging stones lined side by side are put to use by this working class washing specialist, it is indeed a marvel.
Evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Mumbai.
DAY 06 DEPARTURE
DAY 07 JODHPUR TO ROHETGARH (50 KMS/ 01 HRS DRIVE)
Rohetgarh is situated on the banks of a lake and set in the midst of rural surroundings; it is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Sprawling lawns and manicured gardens, which invite a multitude of birds and dancing peacocks, herald your entry into this oasis where the bird song is the only sound you will hear. A superb swimming pool with four charming pavilions entices you for a refreshing dip.
Later enjoy Village Safari Showcasing the best of the land; it is a cultural experience, which encompasses all that this region has to offer. From the warm and hospitable people, to the various customs and ceremonies and abundant wildlife, you have the rare privilege of being welcomed into people’s homes and interacting with them. They get to experience and understand a way of life that takes them closer to their roots.
This unique tour is made possible solely because of the host family’s special relationship with the local people of the various communities, which allow rare access into every home visited, where guests are welcomed as their very own.
Evening relax and enjoy the cultural show and Magic show at Rohetgarh.
DAY 08 ROHETGARH TO SARDARGARH (160 KMS / 03 HRS DRIVE)
DAY 09 SARDARGARH TO UDAIPUR ENROUTE VISIT RANAKPUR (90 KMS / 02 HRS DRIVE)
On arrival check inn at hotel. Enjoy remaining day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Udaipur
DAY 10 UDAIPUR CITY SIGHTSEEING
enjoy a sunset cruise on Lake Pichola. Evening will be at your leisure. Overnight stay in Udaipur