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Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai

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Discover the diverse cultural and architectural wonders of India with our Grand Architecture & Goa Beach Tour from Mumbai. Begin your journey in the bustling city of Mumbai, exploring its iconic landmarks and vibrant markets. Experience the Portuguese heritage and stunning beaches of Goa, visiting historical sites like the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Fort Aguada. Dive deep into the rich history and magnificent architecture of Hampi, Badami, and Hyderabad, exploring UNESCO World Heritage sites, ancient temples, and royal palaces. Conclude your grand tour with a visit to the mesmerizing Ajanta and Ellora Caves in Aurangabad, showcasing India's intricate artistry and spiritual ambiance. Depart with cherished memories of a journey filled with cultural insights, architectural marvels, and serene beach experiences.


Day 1: Arrival in Mumbai

Upon your arrival at Mumbai airport, our representative will greet you with a warm welcome and assist you with your transfer to the hotel. After settling in, the remainder of the day is at leisure. You can relax at the hotel or venture out to explore the bustling streets of Mumbai, known for its vibrant culture, rich history, and stunning architecture.


Day 2: Mumbai City Exploration

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a full-day city tour of Mumbai. Visit the Gateway of India, a grand arch overlooking the Arabian Sea, and learn about its significance as a historical landmark. Explore the bustling markets of Colaba Causeway, and witness the architectural marvels of Victoria Terminus and Crawford Market. Stroll through the beautiful Marine Drive, known as the 'Queen's Necklace' due to its sparkling shoreline, and visit the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum) to explore its extensive collection of art, artifacts, and natural history exhibits.


Day 3: Mumbai to Goa (Flight)

After breakfast, transfer to Mumbai airport for your flight to Goa, a tropical paradise renowned for its pristine beaches and laid-back vibe. Upon arrival, you'll be transferred to your resort where you can unwind and relax. Spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful beaches, enjoying water activities, or simply soaking up the sun's warmth.


Day 4: Discovering Goa's Heritage

Today, embark on a guided tour of Goa to delve into its rich Portuguese heritage and architectural wonders. Visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO-listed Christian pilgrimage site known for housing the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Explore the Se Cathedral, one of the largest churches in Asia, and admire its impressive architecture. Wander through the vibrant Fontainhas neighborhood, known for its colorful Portuguese-style houses, and conclude your day relaxing on the golden sands of North Goa's beaches. Continue your exploration with a visit to the historic Fort Aguada, a 17th-century Portuguese fort overlooking the Arabian Sea, and marvel at its impressive architecture and panoramic views.


Day 5: Leisure Day in Goa

Today is yours to enjoy at leisure. Whether you prefer lounging on the beach, trying out exciting water sports, or exploring the local markets and quaint villages, Goa offers something for every traveler. Indulge in delicious seafood, immerse yourself in the laid-back Goan lifestyle, and make the most of your time in this tropical paradise.


Day 6: Goa to Badami (184kms)

After breakfast, depart from Goa and drive to Badami, a town renowned for its magnificent cave temples and rock-cut architecture. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and unwind.


Day 7: Badami, Pattadakkal & Aihole Exploration

Today, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Badami, Pattadakkal, and Aihole to explore their architectural and historical treasures. Begin with Badami, known for its cave temples and rock-cut architecture, including the Badami Cave Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures. Continue to Pattadakkal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exquisite Chalukyan architecture. Marvel at the ancient temples and intricate carvings that narrate the region's rich history. Conclude your tour with a visit to Aihole, often referred to as the cradle of Indian rock architecture, and admire its fascinating temples and sculptures.


Day 8: Badami to Hampi (180kms)

Today, drive to Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. En route, make stops at Gadag and Lakkundi to explore their historical treasures, including ancient temples and intricate sculptures. Upon reaching Hampi, check in at your hotel and relax amidst the serene surroundings.


Day 9: Hampi Architectural Marvels

Embark on a full-day tour of Hampi to discover the architectural wonders of the Vijayanagara Empire. Visit the Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and known for its elaborate architecture and spiritual significance. Explore the iconic Vittala Temple, famous for its stone chariot and intricate carvings. Wander through the royal enclosures and witness the grandeur of Hampi's past as you explore its ancient ruins and beautifully carved structures. Conclude your day with a mesmerizing sunset visit to Hemkuta Hill, offering panoramic views of Hampi's breathtaking landscapes.


Day 10: Hampi to Vijaynagar Airport/Hyderabad (40kms)

After breakfast, transfer to Vijaynagar Airport for your flight to Hyderabad. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax. In the evening, immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Hyderabad with a traditional Kathakali show, a classical dance-drama form that originated from the region.


Day 11: Hyderabad City Tour

Today, explore the historic city of Hyderabad on a full-day city tour. Begin with a visit to the iconic Charminar, a magnificent monument and symbol of the city. Explore the impressive Golconda Fort, known for its architectural brilliance and panoramic views of the city. Discover the opulence of the Chowmahalla Palace, once the seat of the Nizams, and visit the Salar Jung Museum, home to an extensive collection of art, artifacts, and historical treasures.


Day 12: Hyderabad to Aurangabad (Flight)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Aurangabad. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and take some time to relax. In the afternoon, embark on a sightseeing tour of Aurangabad, visiting attractions such as Bibi Ka Maqbara, often referred to as the 'Taj of the Deccan', Aurangabad Caves, Panchakki, and Daulatabad Fort.


Day 13: Ellora Excursion

Today, set off on a full-day excursion to the Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its rock-cut temples and monasteries. Marvel at the intricate carvings, sculptures, and frescoes that adorn these ancient structures. Visit the nearby Grishneshwar Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva, and explore the majestic Daulatabad Fort, known for its impressive architecture and historical significance.


Day 14: Ajanta Caves Day Trip

Embark on a day trip to the Ajanta Caves, another UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its stunning Buddhist cave paintings and sculptures. Admire the ancient artistry, detailed frescoes, and intricately carved statues that depict the life of Buddha and stories from Buddhist scriptures. Immerse yourself in the serene and spiritual ambiance of these remarkable caves as you explore the intricacies of ancient Indian art and architecture.


Day 15: Aurangabad to Mumbai (Flight) / Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Aurangabad airport for your flight back to Mumbai. Upon arrival, as per your departure schedule, transfer to the international airport for your onward journey. Depart with cherished memories of vibrant cities, historical treasures, cultural experiences, and the serene beaches of Goa, making your grand tour an unforgettable experience.

- 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.