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Tourist at Ajanta caves,Aurangabad

Caves and Beaches

Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights

Destination Cover: Delhi/ Jaipur/Gwalior/ Bhopal/ Bhimbetka/ Mumbai/ Aurangabad/ Mumbai/ Goa

Cave and Beach tour is a tour package that caters to cave visits in India. During this tour, you get to visit caves that hold a distinguishable position and are recognised as World Heritage sites. Famous ancient caves like that of Ajanta, Ellora, Bimbetka, Elephanta and others are brought to picture. In Goa, the tour becomes more exciting as besides visit to caves in Goa, the tour also comprises of sojourn on the pristine beaches of Goa.
Day 1 - Delhi Arrival
Morning is arrival to the International Airport of Delhi. On arrival the tour guides take charge of your arrival and they make sure that everything is set right and follows according to the routine. You are driven from the airport toward the hotel. On the way, watch out the majestic city of Delhi that has a charm that redefines magnificence. Once you reach the hotel you receive a warm reception that follows with a buffet dinner that is exclusively prepared on your arrival. Overnight is at the hotel.
Day 2 - Delhi Sightseeing
Humayun Tomb of DelhiThis day is kept for sightseeing of Delhi. We start with Qutub Minar – the majestic brick minaret that exudes a charm that reigns over from ages. Followed by it is Lotus Temple a marvelously built temple that brings all religions of the world to a common floor. The drive continues toward Humayun's Tomb and on the way watch out for lush greenery as road side views from the confines of the car. On arrival to Humayun's tomb walk on the green lawns of its park and click lovely pictures in the garden. Then continue drive toward Akshardam temple that is resplendent with its enormously marvelous structure. Watch out the sun-drenched temple that beams with its carved pillars and walls and allows every traveler to get lost in the an unknown, unsung poetry. Delighted with its majesty we continue with the drive toward Rastrapati Bhawan. On arrival, drive past to take a U-turn towards India Gate. In India Gate do not miss the Kulphis and other locally prepared mouth refreshners. Here, take a break for lunch and after the lunch we drive you to Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Pay your homage to this great freedom fighter of India. Next we take you to Old Delhi driving on the winding streets of Chadni Chowk. A rickshaw ride is enchanting here and gives a deep sigh of relief from just drives. Buy exquisite jewelery from jewelery shops of Chandni Chowk while enjoying the fascinating rickshaw ride. Evening is at Red Fort where a Light and Sound Show in the evening is thought provoking.
Day 3 - Delhi – Jaipur
Morning we take you to the airport where you board the flight for Jaipur. Just on arrival, check in at the hotel and rest for a while. Taste on delicious taste buds and then start sightseeing of Jaipur. We then leave for amber fort of Jaipur. This fort is a grand minaret and is exquisite with carved minarets and latticed walls. More fascinating is the fact that a caparisoned elephant takes you to the precincts of the fort. Watch out for marvelous mahals and monuments within the fort. We then leave the fort and continue drive toward the Jantar Mantar. Visit the beautiful havelis of Jaipur that gives an impeccable charm for its magnificent mahals. Drive past the havelis and reach for Jantar Mantar – an architectural wonder that is useful to locate the position of stars. After having visited Jantar Mantar, we take you for shopping of precious gems and stones in the markets of Jaipur. Later, return back to the hotel where a cultural show by local artists of Jaipur entices you. Overnight is at the hotel.
Day 4 - Jaipur Sightseeing
Jantar Mantar in JaipurMorning we once again start with sightseeing of Jaipur. We take you to City Palace of Jaipur. The City Palace has innumerable mahals and fortifications within it. It makes the whole affair fantastic as once inside the fort, time just elopes wandering in the exquisite structures of the fort. We then start for Hawa Mahal and on arrival watch for the town below from its innumerable facades. Jaipur is also famous for Chokhi Dhani – a village resort. We drive you to the resort that exhibits a rural charm. Spend the night inside huts of the Village Resort and experience a lovely stay. Overnight is at the Resort.
Day 5 - Jaipur – Delhi - Gwalior
Morning after breakfast we drive you straight to Delhi. Watch the magnificent scenery and take pictures of the rural life and every monument that you pass by during the journey. On arrival to Delhi, we take you to the airport to board flight for Gwalior. The city of Gwalior is now on the fast track of development. On arrival, the guides help you to hire a car and drive to the hotel. Check in and take some rest when you are served with some delicious cuisines that are inherent to the tastes of Gwalior. Overnight is at the hotel in Gwalior.
Day 6 - Gwalior – Bhopal
The Fort of GwaliorMorning we start with sightseeing of Gwalior. Gwalior is famous for its fort named as Gwalior Fort. The fort demonstrates an amazing architecture with an overall shade of a blue hue that reigns over its marvelous architecture. This fort is majestic in every aspect and is adorned with temples and monuments like Saas- Bahu temple, Gujari Mahal, Man Mandir Palace and other such exquisite mahals. Take pictures of these immense monuments within the fort and revel at the splendid architecture of the Scindia kings. Also engage in shopping and then start a drive toward airport. On arrival, board the flight that takes you to Bhopal. Check in at a hotel in Bhopal. Overnight is at the hotel.
Day 7 - Bhopal
Tajul Masajid in BhopalMorning we start with sightseeing of Bhopal. We take you to the famous Taj-ul-masjid, a towering edifice that is known to be the largest mosque in the country. We then continue drive toward Jama Masjid - a good old mosque that is famous for its golden spikes. Next we take you to an exhibition of tribal house type where the contemporary tribal cultures and artifacts is put to display. Shop for the marvelous artifacts and after the shopping we take a break for lunch. Enjoy sumptuous cuisines that are served at your table. Return back to the hotel in Bhopal.
Day 8 - Bhopal – Bhimbetka (46 kms)
Paintings Inside Bhimbetka CaveMorning we drive you to Bhimbetka. This place is famous for its caves and remains a rocky terrain of dense forest and craggy cliffs. The mystic beauty of nature and six hundred rock shelters that belong to the Neolithic age makes this place one of the best known destinations for cave tour in India. Pay special attention to paintings in over 500 caves that depict in panoramic detail the life of the pre-historic man. Now declared as a world heritage site, watch out in detail for the archaeological treasure of this region. The paintings in the cave mainly depict hunting, music, dancing, elephant and horse riders, animals fighting, honey collection, decoration of bodies and household scenes. Watch out for spectacular lighting arrangements that enables the viewing of these paintings even in these dark caves. The paintings varies from Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Chaleolithic and the Medieval times. After sightseeing of the caves return back to Bhopal and overnight rest is in Bhopal.
Day 9 - Bhopal – Mumbai
Elephanta Caves of MumbaiMorning is drive to the airport to board flight for Mumbai. On arrival to Mumbai, check in at a hotel. Mumbai is famous for Elephanta caves. So, after some rest in the hotel we take you to the Gateway of India. Here, we start with a boat cruise to the Elephanta Caves of Mumbai. Once inside the cave, watch out for the intrinsic carvings that make this island one of the best colossal monuments of west India. The caves relentlessly leaves you awestruck at the mesmerizing interiors and intricate designs. It would take you back to the medieval days when the caveman used to live a life of nomads. Elephanta Island derives its name from a colossal Elephant that is housed at Jijamata Garden in Mumbai. Having seen the Elephanta caves we return back to Mumbai. We take you to the beaches like Juhu Beach, Marine drive and Chowpatty beach. Pick exquisite handicraft items made from sea-shells that are sold by the locals on the beaches in the evening. Then return back to hotel for overnight rest.
Day 10 - Mumbai – Aurangabad (400km)
Ajanta CavesMorning we fly you to Aurangabad. On arrival, check in at a hotel in Aurangabad. Take some rest and get yourself refreshed. We then start with a drive toward Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Ajanta caves is at a distance of 112 kms from Aurangabad. So, we take you to the caves of Ajanta and Ellora that has so well founded itself among the world heritage sites. These caves are divided among the southern and western group of temples and are classified as a representative of some of the best architecture of the ancient period. Infact, it is a jewel among all caves of India. Once inside these rock cut caves that date back from 2nd century BC, remember to look for the viharas (dwelling halls), chaitya-grihas (stupa halls), wall paintings and sculptors that represent a contemporary society of that age. After having seen the Ajanta and Ellora caves, return back to the hotel in Aurangabad for overnight rest. Night is at the hotel.
Day 11 - Aurangabad – Mumbai
Star Cruise From Mumbai To GoaMorning we fly you back to Mumbai. On arrival engage yourself in a delicious surfeit lunch in a restaurant in Mumbai. We then take you for sightseeing of Gateway of India. This is then followed with visit to the famous Victoria Terminus and Haji Ali Mosque. After the sightseeing, board on a Star Cruise that takes you to Goa. The cruise is luxurious with casinos, bars, dinning halls, marvelous entertainment options and the best of food and beverages that follows till the Voyage continues. Overnight is on the Star Cruise that sails on high seas with the sea winds gushing in and roaring all the way to make its presence felt.
Day 12 - Mumbai - Goa
Morning the star ship finds itself in Goa. As the boat reaches the coast of Goa, leave the ship and drive toward the hotel in Goa. On arrival to the hotel, check in and engage in some sumptuous Goanese cuisines. Then move out to the beaches and spend time drenching yourself in Sun with a rejuvenating Sunbath. Also engage in water sports like wind surfing, water skiing, water scooter rides and para-sailing. Enjoy every moment of beach activity and get thrilled with the alluring shores, high tides and the gala affair that comprises of beach activity. Evening, enjoy a cultural show in the hotel performed by local artists of Goa. Overnight is at the hotel in Goa.
Day 13 - Goa Sightseeing
Elephant Cave of GoaMorning we once again start with spending quality time on the beaches of Goa. Enjoy staying beside the beaches and then start with sightseeing tour of Goa. Goa is famous for its churches like St Francis of Assissi, St. Catherine and Basilica of Bom Jesus. On visiting these churches, take note of the fact that these churches are adorned with crystal glasses that are of different colours decorating the window panes. Each of these churches is built based on a unique architecture that gives every church a unique look. We then take you to the famous Arvalem caves of Goa. Watch out for these ancient caves and legend says that the great Pandavas took refuge in this cave during their exile. The cave has five compartment with a shiv linga enshrining the middle compartment. Notice closely as this shivlinga is engraved with an inscription that is written in Sanskrit and Brahmi characters during the 7th century. We also take you to the famous Elephant Cave of Goa. Having seen the Elephant cave, return back to the hotel for overnight rest..
Day 14 - Goa – Mumbai
This is the last day of the tour. So, we drive you to the airport of Goa located at a distance of 30 kms from Panjim at Dabolim. Here, board a flight that takes you to Mumbai. On arrival, board a connect flight back home. Our services end with your departure.

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