TOUR DETAILS


Mystic Maharastra (13 Days) By Volovo Bus-2*2

DAY 1:

Arrive Mumbai

Arrival at Mumbai. You will be greeted and assisted at the Airport by the GITC representative and transferred to hotel. Check in at the hotel for 02 nights. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 2:

Mumbai

Breakfast. Half-day sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Exciting and charismatic, Mumbai is India's past, present and future mixed into one irrepressibly vibrant whole. It's a multicultural metropolis where everyone shares in and enjoys the packed schedule of festivals. Visit the Gateway of India - the stone archway designed by Wittett in the 16th century Gujarat style and the Elephanta Caves, the 7th century rock - cut temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.

DAY 3:

Mumbai - Lonavala ( 104 kms / 3 - 4 hrs )

Breakfast. Checkout and drive to Lonavala, the Ultimate Tourist Destination. Check in at hotel for 02 nights. Visit the Karla and Bhaja Caves. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 4:

Lonavala

Breakfast. Day, free to explore the beautiful surroundings. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5:

Lonavala - Matheran

Breakfast. Check out and drive to the lovely locale Matheran. Easily the most gorgeous of Maharashtra's hill stations, Matheran (Jungle Topped) rests atop the Sahyadris Mountains amid a shady Jambol forest. Check in at the hotel for 01 night. The day will be kept free, so as to relax and explore the fabulous surroundings.

DAY 6:

Matheran - Nashik

Breakfast. Check out and drive to Nashik. On arrival, check in at the hotel for 01 night. Afternoon, sightseeing tour of the city covering the Sunder Narayan Temple, the Sita Gupta Caves and Trimbak. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 7:

Nashik - Shirdi ( 123 kms / 3 hrs )

Breakfast. Check out and drive to Shirdi. On arrival, check in at the hotel for 01 night. Visit the most reputed temple in Shirdi, the Temple of Sai Baba of Shirdi. Spend your day at the sacred atmosphere of Shirdi. Roam around in the spiritual atmosphere.

DAY 8:

Shirdi - Aurangabad ( 125 kms / 3 hrs )

Breakfast. Checkout and drive to Aurangabad. On arrival, check in at the hotel for 02 nights. The day will be left free to explore the beautiful & serene surroundings of Aurangabad.s

DAY 9:

Aurangabad

Breakfast. Proceed for a sightseeing tour of the city covering the Ajanta caves. Aurangabad is central Maharashtra's most visited city because it's a highly convenient base for the Ellora's caves, and not terribly far from Ajanta either. The Buddhist caves of Ajanta predate those of Ellora, so if you want to see the caves in chronological order you should first visit Ajanta. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 10:

Aurangabad - Pune ( 299 kms / 6 1/2 hrs )

Breakfast. Checkout and drive to Pune. En route visit the Ellora caves. The Ellora caves are noted for their remarkable sculptures. The masterpiece is the astonishing Kailasa Temple. Dedicated to Shiva, it is the world's largest monolithic sculpture, hewn from the rock by 7000 labourers over a 150-year period. On arrival at Pune, check in at the hotel for 01 night.

DAY 11:

Pune - Mahabaleshwar

Breakfast. Check out and drive to Mahabaleshwar. On arrival, check in at the hotel for 02 nights. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 12:

Mahabaleshwar

Breakfast. Proceed for sightseeing of Mahabaleshwar. The terraced hills of Mahabaleshwar provide pleasant walks and panoramic lookouts. The most popular hill resort in the state, the area has interesting historical connections with Shivaji. Afternoon, visit Panchgani. It is also a popular hill station and splendidly located. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 13:

Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai ( 247 kms / 5 hrs )

Breakfast. Check out and drive to Mumbai. Check in at the hotel for 01 night. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 14:

Mumbai

Breakfast. Checkout and on time transfer to the airport to catch the flight for onward destination.