Mumbai to Indore Ancient Caves & Temples Tour
Package price On Request
Product Code : AGORA634
Embark on an extraordinary journey from Mumbai to Indore, delving into the heart of Western India's rich heritage. This comprehensive tour encompasses iconic landmarks, such as the Gateway of India and Elephanta Caves, as well as spiritual experiences at ancient temples in Nashik, Aurangabad, and Ujjain. Immerse yourself in the architectural splendor of Ellora and Ajanta Caves, visit historic forts, and enjoy the serene riverside charm of Maheshwar. With a blend of history, spirituality, and cultural marvels, this tour promises a deeply enriching exploration of this diverse region.
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Upon your arrival at Mumbai airport, our representative will warmly greet you and facilitate your transfer to the hotel. After check-in, feel free to explore the local markets and restaurants at your leisure.
Day 2: Mumbai
Begin your exploration of Mumbai with a full-day city tour. Visit iconic landmarks like the Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Stroll through the bustling streets of Colaba and Marine Drive to immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere.
Day 3: Mumbai - Nashik (170kms/ 4hrs)
Following breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Nashik, a city renowned for its religious significance and wine production. Check in at your hotel, then visit the revered Trimbakeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later, indulge in a delightful wine tasting experience at the Sula Vineyards.
Day 4: Nashik - Aurangabad (170kms/ 4hrs)
In the morning, explore the Panchvati Temple Complex in Nashik, which encompasses the Kalaram Temple and Sita Gufa. Subsequently, enjoy a picturesque drive to Aurangabad. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and embark on a city tour, visiting attractions like the Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, and the historic Daulatabad Fort.
Day 5: Aurangabad - Ellora (60kms/ 1hr approx one way)
Today, embark on an excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ellora Caves, a remarkable complex of rock-cut caves and temples dating back to ancient times. Witness the architectural grandeur of the Kailash Temple and explore the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. Additionally, discover the imposing Daulatabad Fort.
Day 6: Aurangabad - Ajanta - Burhanpur (220kms/ 5hrs approx)
Venture to the Ajanta Caves, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. These ancient rock-cut caves are celebrated for their exquisite Buddhist paintings and sculptures. Following your exploration, continue your drive to Burhanpur, where you can relax at your hotel.
Day 7: Burhanpur - Asirgarh - Omkareshwar - Maheshwar (175kms/ 4hrs approx)
Begin your day by visiting historical sites in Burhanpur, such as the Asirgarh Fort, known for its strategic location and panoramic views. Continue your journey to Omkareshwar, one of the twelve revered Jyotirlinga shrines, situated on an island in the Narmada River. Visit the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and then proceed to Maheshwar. Check in at your hotel and savor a relaxing evening by the riverside.
Day 8: Maheshwar - Mandu - Indore (125kms/ 3hrs approx)
Start your day by exploring the majestic Maheshwar Fort complex, which offers stunning views of the Narmada River. Explore the fort and nearby temples, including the famous Ahilya Bai Temple. In the afternoon, drive to Mandu, a historical fortress town with impressive architecture. Conclude your drive in Indore and check in at your hotel.
Day 9: Indore - Ujjain - Indore (65kms/ 1.3hrs approx one way)
Embark on an excursion to Ujjain, one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. Visit the renowned Mahakaleshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and witness the religious rituals and ceremonies performed there. Explore other notable attractions in Ujjain, such as the Kal Bhairav Temple, Gopal Mandir, and the serene banks of the Shipra River. Afterwards, return to Indore to board your flight for your onward destination, marking the conclusion of your tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 8 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 8 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
Nashik x 1 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
Burhanpur x 1 night
3*/ 4*/ 5* - Hotel Grand Shivam/ MPT Tapti Retreat
Maheshwar x 1 night
3* - MPT Narmada Resort/ Gurukripa Hotel and Restaurant
4* - MPT Narmada Resort/ Gurukripa Hotel and Restaurant
5* - Ahilya Fort
Indore x 1 night
3* - Citrus Hotels/ Hotel Nahargarh Palace
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Pride Hotel
5* - Indore Marriott Hotel/ Sheraton Grand Palace
- 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.