Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai
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Embark on a captivating journey with our "Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai." Explore the bustling city of Mumbai, visit iconic landmarks, and uncover its vibrant culture. Fly to Goa and unwind on its breathtaking beaches. Journey to Badami, Hampi, and Hyderabad, discovering ancient ruins and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Finally, immerse yourself in the architectural wonders of Aurangabad, including the Ellora and Ajanta Caves. Conclude your tour with unforgettable memories as you depart from Mumbai, having explored Mumbai, Goa, Badami, Hampi, Hyderabad, and Aurangabad.
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Upon your arrival at Mumbai airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After check-in, take some time to relax and unwind. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the vibrant city of Mumbai on your own.
Day 2: Mumbai City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Mumbai to discover its rich history, bustling markets, and iconic landmarks. Visit the Gateway of India, a magnificent arch overlooking the Arabian Sea, and explore the historical sites of Colaba Causeway, Victoria Terminus, and Crawford Market. Dive into the bustling atmosphere of Mumbai and witness the diversity of this cosmopolitan city.
Day 3: Mumbai - Goa (Flight)
Board a flight to Goa, a tropical paradise known for its stunning beaches and laid-back vibe. Upon arrival in Goa, you will be transferred to your resort. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, soaking up the sun and relaxing on the pristine beaches.
Day 4: Goa City Tour
Embark on a guided city tour of Goa, exploring its rich Portuguese heritage and architectural wonders. Visit the UNESCO-listed Basilica of Bom Jesus, a famous Christian pilgrimage site housing the remains of St. Francis Xavier. Explore the Se Cathedral, Shri Manguesh Temple, and the vibrant Fontainhas neighborhood, known for its colorful Portuguese-style houses. Afterward, unwind on the beautiful beaches of North Goa.
Day 5: Leisure Day in Goa
Take a day to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Goa. You can choose to spend your day lounging on the beach, indulging in water sports activities, or exploring the local markets and quaint villages. Goa offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure, catering to every traveler's preferences.
Day 6: Goa - Badami (184kms)
Depart Goa and embark on a scenic drive to Badami. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and take some time to unwind. Badami is known for its magnificent cave temples and rock-cut architecture. Explore the stunning cave temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures.
Day 7: Badami Sightseeing
Embark on a sightseeing tour of Badami, Pattadakkal, and Aihole. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pattadakkal, renowned for its exquisite Chalukyan architecture. Explore the ancient temples and intricate carvings that showcase the rich history of the region. Continue to Aihole, known as the cradle of Indian rock architecture, and marvel at its fascinating temples and sculptures.
Day 8: Badami - Hampi (180kms)
Drive to Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. En route, stop at Gadag and Lakkundi to explore their historical treasures, including ancient temples and intricate sculptures. Upon arrival in Hampi, check-in to your hotel and relax.
Day 9: Hampi City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Hampi, where you will discover the architectural marvels of the Vijayanagara Empire. Explore the magnificent Virupaksha Temple, the majestic Vittala Temple with its iconic stone chariot, and the royal enclosures. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Hampi's past as you wander through its ancient ruins and intricately carved structures.
Day 10: Hampi - Vijaynagar Airport/ Hyderabad (40kms)
Transfer to Vijaynagar Airport and board a flight to Hyderabad, a city renowned for its rich history and culture. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and take some time to relax. In the evening, you can enjoy a traditional Kathakali show, a classical dance-drama form that originated in the region.
Day 11: Hyderabad City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Hyderabad, starting with a visit to the iconic Charminar, a magnificent monument and symbol of the city. Explore the historic Golconda Fort, known for its impressive architecture and panoramic views. Discover the opulent Chowmahalla Palace, once the seat of the Nizams, and visit the Salar Jung Museum, home to an extensive collection of art and artifacts.
Day 12: Hyderabad - Aurangabad (Flight)
Transfer to the airport and board a flight to Aurangabad. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and take some time to relax. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Aurangabad, visiting attractions such as Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, and Panchakki.
Day 13: Aurangabad - Excursion to Ellora
Embark on a full-day excursion to the Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its extraordinary rock-cut temples and monasteries. Explore the intricate carvings and marvel at the craftsmanship of these ancient structures. Visit the nearby Grishneshwar Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the majestic Daulatabad Fort.
Day 14: Aurangabad - Excursion to Ajanta
Set off on a day trip to the Ajanta Caves, another UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its stunning Buddhist cave paintings. Admire the ancient artistry and detailed frescoes that depict the life of Buddha and stories from Buddhist scriptures. Immerse yourself in the serene and spiritual ambiance of these remarkable caves.
Day 15: Aurangabad - Mumbai (Flight) / Departure
Catch a flight back to Mumbai and, as per your departure schedule, transfer to the airport for your onward journey. Take with you unforgettable memories of the vibrant cities, historical treasures, and cultural experiences encountered during your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 14 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 14 night accommodation
Mumbai x 2 night
3* - Hotel Suba Palace/ BW Hotel Sahil
4* - Sun-N-Sand Hotel/ Fariyas Hotel
5* - Trident Hotel/ ITC Grand Central
Goa x 3 nights
3* - Varca Le Palm/ Lambana Resort
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel Candolim/ The Chances Resort & Casino
5* - Zuri Varca Goa White Sand Resort & Casino/ Alila Diwa Goa
Badami x 2 nightS
3* - Rajsangam Hotel/ The Heritage Resort
4* & 5* - Badami Court/ Krishna Heritage
Hampi x 2 nights
3* - Krishna Palace/ Kishkinda Heritage Resort
4* - Heritage Resort / Royal Orchid Central Keerti
5* - Hyatt Place/ Hampi Boulders
Hyderabad x 2 nights
3* - Aditya Park/ Lemon Tree Hotel
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Fortune Park Vallabha
5* - ITC Kakatiya, a Luxury Collection/ Trident Hotel
Aurangabad x 3 nights
3* - Keys Hotel The Aures/ Aurangabad Gymkhana Club
4* - Ambassador Ajanta / VITS Hotel
5* - WelcomHotel Rama International / Lemon Tree Hotel
- Mumbai - Goa & Vijaynagar - Hyderabad - Aurangabad - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 20, 500 per person in economy class.
- 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.