Ancient Architecture and Modern Marvels: Vadodara to Aurangabad
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Product Code : AGORA572
This private tour takes you on a journey to explore the ancient architecture and modern marvels of Western India. From the grand palaces and museums of Vadodara to the modern engineering marvels of the Sardar Sarovar Dam and the towering Statue of Unity, the tour offers a perfect blend of old and new. Visit the historic Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and Ajanta and Ellora Caves, which date back to the 2nd century BCE, and marvel at the stunning architecture of Bibi ka Maqbara and Aurangabad Caves.
Day 1: Arrival in Vadodara
On arrival at Vadodara airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. After check-in, visit the iconic Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, and Kirti Mandir. Overnight stay in Vadodara.
Day 2: Vadodara - Kevadia (90kms)
After breakfast, drive to Kevadia and en route visit Pavagadh-Champaner, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After check-in at the hotel or tent city, visit the magnificent Sardar Sarovar Dam, Selfie Point and the Valley of Flowers. Enjoy the Light and Sound show at the Statue of Unity in the evening (Monday closed). Overnight stay in Kevadia.
Day 3: Kevadia - Nashik (310kms)
After breakfast, visit the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 meters. Experience the panoramic view of the surroundings by taking high-speed elevators to a height of about 400 feet through the core of the statue. Later, drive to Nashik and check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Nashik.
Day 4: Nashik
Embark on a city tour of Nashik and visit the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Brahmagiri Fort, and Gangadwar. Later visit the Panchavati temple complex, Ram Kund water tank, Kalaram Temple & Sita Gufaa. Overnight stay in Nashik.
Day 5: Nashik - Aurangabad (170kms)
After breakfast, drive to Aurangabad and en route visit the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. After check-in at the hotel, visit the Bibi ka Maqbara, Panchakki & Aurangabad Caves. Overnight stay in Aurangabad.
Day 6: Aurangabad - Ajanta (210kms round)
Full day excursion to the Ajanta Caves, which house 30 rock-cut caves from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE. Admire the mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well as the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Drive back to Aurangabad. Overnight stay in Aurangabad.
Day 7: Aurangabad - Mumbai
After breakfast, visit the Ellora Caves, which house 34 monasteries and temples dating back from 600 to 1000 AD. Also visit the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and the Daulatabad Fort. Later transfer to the airport to board an evening flight for your onward destination.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 6 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the 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.
Hotels used or similar for 6 nights accommodation
Vadodara x 1 night
3* - Tansha Comfort Regency/ Suba Elite Fatehganj
4* - Royal Orchid Central/ Lemon Tree Hotel
5* - Welcomehotel Vadodra/ Vivanta Vadodara
Kevadia x 1 night
3* - Tent City Narmada / Brg Budget Stay
4* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Cottages/ Ramada Encore
5* - Statue of Unity Tent City 1 - Royal Villa
Nashik x 2 nights
3* - Lily Sarovar Portico/ Holiday Inn Express
4* - Express Inn/ Hi 5 Hotel
5* - The Gateway Hotel Ambad/ The Source at Sula
Aurangabad x 2 nights
3* - Keys Hotel The Aures/ Aurangabad Gymkhana Club
4* - Ambassador Ajanta / VITS Hotel
5* - WelcomHotel Rama International / Lemon Tree Hotel
- Aurangabad - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 5, 500 per person in economy class.
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.