Mumbai to Indore Ancient Caves & Temples Tour
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Product Code : AGORA634
Embark on a journey through Mumbai, Nashik, Aurangabad, Burhanpur, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Mandu, Ujjain, and Indore with our "Mumbai to Indore Ancient Caves & Temples Tour." Discover ancient caves, majestic temples, and historical forts. Experience the spiritual essence of Trimbakeshwar Temple, Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, and Mahakaleshwar Temple. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Western India. Indulge in wine tasting at Sula Winery and marvel at the architectural wonders of Ellora and Ajanta Caves.
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Upon arrival at Mumbai airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After checking in, take some time to relax and explore the local markets and restaurants at your leisure.
Day 2: Mumbai
Embark on a full-day city tour of Mumbai. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Explore the bustling streets of Colaba and Marine Drive, and immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere. In the evening, enjoy a Dharohar folk dance show at Bagore ki Haveli.
Day 3: Mumbai - Nashik (170kms/ 4hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Nashik, a city known for its religious significance and wine production. Check in at your hotel and then visit the famous Trimbakeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Later, proceed to the Sula Vineyards for a wine tasting experience.
Day 4: Nashik - Aurangabad (170kms/ 4hrs)
In the morning, explore the Panchvati Temple Complex in Nashik, which includes sites like the Kalaram Temple and Sita Gufa. Afterward, embark on a scenic drive to Aurangabad. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and enjoy a city tour, including visits to the Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad Caves, and the famous Daulatabad Fort.
Day 5: Aurangabad - Ellora (60kms/ 1hr approx one way)
Today, take an excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ellora Caves, a magnificent complex of rock-cut caves and temples dating back to ancient times. Visit the stunning Kailash Temple, known for its architectural grandeur. Also, explore the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, one of the twelve revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva, and the impressive Daulatabad Fort.
Day 6: Aurangabad - Ajanta - Burhanpur (220kms/ 5hrs approx)
Embark on a journey to the Ajanta Caves, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. These ancient rock-cut caves are renowned for their exquisite Buddhist paintings and sculptures. Spend time exploring the cave complex before continuing your drive to Burhanpur. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel and relax for the evening.
Day 7: Burhanpur - Asirgarh - Omkareshwar - Maheshwar (175kms/ 4hrs approx)
In Burhanpur, visit the historical sites such as the Asirgarh Fort, known for its strategic location and panoramic views. Continue your drive to Omkareshwar, one of the twelve revered Jyotirlinga shrines, located on an island in the Narmada River. Visit the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and then proceed to Maheshwar. Check in at your hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening by the riverside.
Day 8: Maheshwar - Mandu - Indore (125kms/ 3hrs approx)
Start the day by visiting the majestic Maheshwar Fort complex, which offers stunning views of the Narmada River. Explore the fort and the nearby temples, including the famous Ahilya Bai Temple. In the afternoon, drive to Mandu, a historical fortress town with impressive architecture. Continue your drive to Indore and check in at your hotel.
Day 9: Indore - Ujjain - Indore (65kms/ 1.3hrs approx one way)
Today, embark on an excursion to Ujjain, one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. Visit the famous 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 tranquil banks of the Shipra River. Afterward, drive back to Indore to board your flight for your onward destination, marking the end 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.