From Mumbai: Private 12-day Ancient Cave & Mughal Place Tour

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Explore Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on a private 12-day tour from Mumbai. Visit the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, the Sanchi Stupa, and the city of Mandu.

Highlights

  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora Caves
  • Explore the ancient city of Mandu and see the Jahaz Mahal and Rupmati's Pavilion
  • Visit the Sanchi Stupa, a Buddhist complex that dates back to the 3rd century BC
  • See the rock-cut Karla and Bhaja Caves, which date back to the 2nd century BC
  • Enjoy the convenience of private transportation and a local guide at each stop

Description

Explore Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh's most famous state on a private 12-day tour. Visit Aurangabad, Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Barhanpur, Maheshor, Mandu Indor, and Bhopal from Mumbai by air-conditioned car. At each destination, a local guide meets you and takes you around the top sights. See many temples, mosques, forts, palaces, markets, and sacred Buddhist, Hindu, and Mughal sites in Mumbai, Karla and Bhaja Caves, Aurangabad, Ajanta, Ellora Caves, Jahaz Mahal, and Sanchi Stup. Enjoy the comfort of a private car and a knowledgeable driver. Day 1: Arrive in Mumbai On arrival at Mumbai airport, meet with our office executive for assistance and transfer to the hotel. Rest time is free for personal activities. Day 2: Mumbai (50 km) Breakfast at the hotel, city tour of Mumbai. Morning: Elephanta Caves Tour The first spot is at Mumbai Harbor, where you will take a ferry ride to Elephanta Island. Day 3: Mumbai-Lonavala (85 km/2 hours) After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Lonavala and check in at the hotel. Later on, visit a group of 22 rock-cut caves known as the Karla and Bhaja caves. Stay at a hotel in Lonavala. Day 4: Lonavala-Aurganabad (280 km/6 hours) After breakfast, proceed to Aurangabad after checking into the hotel. Visit the city tour of Aurangabad and visit Bibi ka Maqbara. Stay at a hotel in Aurangabad. Day 5: Aurangabad-Ellora Caves-Dawltabad Fort-Aurangabad. (36 km) Breakfast at the Ellora Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Tuesday closed). Overnight at a hotel in Aurangabad. Day 6: Aurangabad-Ajanta-Burhanpur (220 km/5 hours approx.) Breakfast at the hotel; drive to Burhanpur. En route, visit Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). the Ajanta Caves. Overnight at the hotel in Barhanpur. Day 7: Burhanpur-Asirgarh Fort-Maheshwar (175 km/4 hours, approx.) Breakfast at the hotel. Founded in 1400 AD on the bank of the Tapti River, the historical city of Burhanpur was once the capital of the Mughal Kingdom. Continue driving to Maheshwar and check in at the hotel.  Day 8: Maheshwar, Mandu. (125 km/ 3 hours approx.) Breakfast at the hotel: visit the Fort of Maheshwar. After sightseeing in Maheshwar, go to Mandu. Overnight at the hotel in Mandu. Day 9: Mandu-Bhopal (285 km, 6 hours, approx. one way) There is nothing to do in Bhopal today. You can visit the local city by checking into the hotel in Bhopal. Overnight at the hotel in Bhopal. Day 10: Bhopal-Sanchi-Udayagiri-Bhopal (50 km, 1 hour approx.) After breakfast, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Budhist Stupas at Sanchi and Udayagiri Caves. Overnight at the hotel in Bhopal. Day 11: Bhopal After finishing breakfast, proceed to Bhopal after checking at the hotel. You will visit two historic mosques, Jama Masjid and Moti Masjid, as well as the Taj ul Masajid. stay at a hotel in Bhopal. Day 12: Bhopal-Departure select your own destination for your onward journey; simply inform us where to drop you, including the airport, train station, or bus station.

Includes

12-day private tour of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh Transfers and sightseeing throughout the tour by an Private A/c Car. Professional driver who speaks good Hindi and English. All toll parking, Fuel, taxes and service charges. Bottles of mineral water during journeys.

Important Information

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes as there will be a lot of walking. Carry a camera to capture the stunning architecture and scenic views. Sunscreen and water are recommended for outdoor activities. Be prepared for varying weather conditions.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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