Driving through Marvels: Vadodara to Hyderabad
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Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of India with our "Driving through Marvels: Vadodara to Hyderabad" private tour. Explore the cultural treasures and architectural wonders as you drive from Vadodara to Hyderabad. Visit iconic landmarks like Laxmi Vilas Palace, Statue of Unity, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Golconda Fort, and more. Immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant traditions, and diverse landscapes of this captivating region. Enjoy the freedom of a self-drive adventure while discovering the man-made wonders that define India's glorious past and present.
Day 1: Arrive Vadodara
Upon your arrival at Vadodara airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After check-in, embark on a city tour, visiting the magnificent Laxmi Vilas Palace, the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum showcasing a rich collection of artifacts, and the Kirti Mandir, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Vadodara - Kevadia (90kms)
After breakfast, drive to Kevadia. Upon arrival, visit the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a prominent leader of the Indian independence movement. Take a scenic boat ride in the serene waters of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Explore the Valley of Flowers, a beautiful garden showcasing a variety of indigenous plant species. Enjoy the mesmerizing Laser Light and Sound show at the Statue of Unity in the evening. Overnight at a tent/hotel in Kevadia.
Day 3: Kevadia - Nashik (310kms)
After breakfast, drive to Nashik and check-in at the hotel. In the evening, Sula winery for wine testing tour. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Nashik
After breakfast, go for an excursion to visit Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva. Explore the Brahmagiri Fort and enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding hills. Visit the Panchavati temple complex, including the Kalaram Temple and Ram Kund. Explore the ancient caves of Pandavleni. In the evening, take a leisurely stroll along the Godavari River and visit the famous Sita Gufaa. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Nashik - Aurangabad (170kms)
After breakfast, drive to Aurangabad via visiting the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, a renowned pilgrimage site for devotees of Sai Baba. Arrive in Aurangabad and check-in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Bibi ka Maqbara, a stunning mausoleum resembling the Taj Mahal. Explore the Panchakki watermill and the ancient Aurangabad Caves. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Aurangabad - Ajanta - Aurangabad (210kms round)
After breakfast, embark on a full-day excursion to Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ancient rock-cut Buddhist cave temples dating back to the 2nd century BCE. Explore the intricate sculptures and exquisite paintings depicting Buddhist teachings. Return to Aurangabad for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Aurangabad
After breakfast, go for an excursion to Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its rock-cut architecture and religious significance. Visit the stunning Kailash Temple, the largest monolithic structure in the world. Explore the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Discover the ancient Daulatabad Fort and visit the Aurangabad Caves. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Aurangabad - Nanded (265kms)
After breakfast, drive to Nanded via visiting Aundha Nagnath Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Arrive in Nanded and check-in at the hotel. Later, visit Hazur Sahib Gurudwara, one of the five takhts in Sikhism and a significant pilgrimage site. Explore the historical and religious importance of the gurudwara. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Nanded - Hyderabad (305kms)
After breakfast, drive to Hyderabad via Bidar. In Bidar, visit Bidar Fort, a magnificent medieval fort known for its impressive architecture and historical significance. Explore the intricately designed Mahmud Gawan Madarsa, an ancient Islamic seminary. Visit the Bahmani Tombs, the final resting place of the Bahmani sultans. Also, visit Narasimha Jhira, a sacred cave temple dedicated to Lord Narasimha. Continue the drive to Hyderabad and check-in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Hyderabad
After breakfast, immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Hyderabad. Visit the iconic Golconda Fort Complex, known for its grandeur and breathtaking views of the city. Explore the Qutubshahi Tombs, the majestic mausoleums of the Qutub Shahi dynasty rulers. Discover the famous Charminar, a historic monument and symbol of Hyderabad, known for its impressive architecture. Visit the Mecca Mosque, one of the oldest and largest mosques in India. Explore the renowned Salarjung Museum, housing a vast collection of art and artifacts. Visit Chowmohalla Palace, a stunning palace complex showcasing the elegance of the Nizams. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Hyderabad - Departure
After breakfast, take a final stroll through the vibrant streets of Hyderabad. Explore the bustling bazaars, where you can shop for traditional crafts, jewelry, and pearls. Enjoy some delicious Hyderabadi cuisine, known for its rich flavors and aromatic spices. Depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport to board your onward flight, marking the end of your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 10 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 10 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 3 nights
3* - Keys Hotel The Aures/ Aurangabad Gymkhana Club
4* - Ambassador Ajanta / VITS Hotel
5* - WelcomHotel Rama International / Lemon Tree Hotel
Nanded x 1 night
3* / 4* / 5* - Gurudwara Sarai/ NRI Complex (Neat & clean)
Hyderabad x 2 nights
3* - Aditya Park/ Lemon Tree Hotel
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Fortune Park Vallabha
5* - ITC Kakatiya, a Luxury Collection/ Trident Hotel000000
- 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.