Mumbai & Mahabaleshwar Tour
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Mumbai and Mahabaleshwar 5 days short trip is designed to provide the city discovery and a gateway to be away from city hassle and bustle. Arrive in Mumbai the commercial capital of India once a colonial city of British. Visit the magnificent monuments built by British and historical Elephanta Caves by ferry. Then head to Mahabaleshwar a hill station on Western Ghats providing scenic view and a fort to explore. Private transport with English speaking guide will ensure a rewarding holiday for you.
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance & transfer to hotel (check in/out time 12pm). Mumbai is disciplined by no time frame neither day nor night. Dazzling shopping arcades, exciting sport activity, nightclubs & discotheques, theatre, music & gourmet restaurants offers visitors a heady mix of all this and more. Rest time free for personal activities. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Mumbai (B)
City tour of Mumbai. Drive via Marine Drive one of the most beautifully laid boulevards in the city to reach Gateway of India. Board a ferry from here to reach Elephanta Caves (Monday closed). A flight of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where caves are located. Afterwards cruise back to Gateway of India and then city tour. Drive pass CST & Parliament House. Visit Dhobhi Ghat to see the city famous open air laundry in action. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay, a grade I Heritage Building of the city counted amongst one of the most prominent museums of India. The complex exhibits a myriad collection of ancient artefacts, artwork and sculptors of the country which give a unique insight into our past. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai - Mahabaleshwar (250kms) (B)
Drive to Mahabaleshwar check in at hotel. Rest time free to relax and explore the surrounding with your driver. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Mahabaleshwar (B)
Visit Pratapgad Fort a large fort divided into the lower fort and upper fort, built upon the crest of the hill. It is roughly square, 180m long on each side. It has several permanent buildings, including a temple to the god Mahadev. Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple a beautiful Shrine situated in old city built in the 16th century. The sanctum is a huge draw to people due to its huge and divine Shivalinga and the holy pond. Rajapuri Caves a popular historical site surrounded by large kunds. In one of the caves, there is a Lord Karthikeya temple, and a Goddess Ghatjal Devi temple in another. The remaining three caves are linked by underground tunnels, believed to have served as shelter for Pandavas during their exile.
Also visit Lingamala falls a nature lovers delight. You have to walk through the forest and follow a trudged trail to reach it. Elephants Head point a piece of mountain which uncannily resembles the shape of an elephants head. Chinamans Falls a dramatic waterfall gets its name from a Chinese prisoner who was held captive in the vicinity. The beauty of the falls dropping from an impressive height is daunting. It is also an interesting spot for bird watching. Overnight at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai (250kms) (B)
Drive to Mumbai and drop off to your hotel or airport.
Assistance on arrival at airport.
4 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled drinking water in car.
Hotels used or similar for 4 nights accommodation
Mumbai x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Suba Palace/ BW Hotel Sahil
4* - Sun-N-Sand Hotel/ Fariyas Hotel
5* - Trident Hotel/ ITC Grand Central
Mahabaleshwar x 2 nights
3* - Bella Vista/ Citrus Chambers
4* - Hotel Brightland / The Grand Legacy
5* - Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar Resort & Spa
Any flight tickets.
Camera charges at monuments.
Meals other than mentioned in day plan.
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Gratuities & optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.