Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destinations : Mumbai - Aurangabad Mumbai
Chiselled with the time itself, the itinerary to Mumbai, Ajanta
Ellora Tour presents the exploration of Deccan heritage in a way never done
before. The trail cruises towards famous Elephanta Caves and other Victorian
heritage sites in the port city of Mumbai. Next morning, through a scenic
rail trail, the tour reaches Aurangabad, the city of caves. In its
concluding phase, the tour moves to the heritage exploration of famous rock
cut caves of Ajanta and Ellora.
Day 01 : Arrive
Arrive Mumbai. You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel
for overnight stay.
Day 02 : Mumbai
After breakfast, morning cruise across the harbour (9 kms) to see Elephanta
Caves noted for its huge rock cuts. Afternoon tour of Mumbai city. Main
attractions are Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of
Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine drive, Mani Bhawan, Gateway
of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora
Fountain. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03 : Mumbai - Aurangabad
Morning transfer to the railway-station to board the train # 7617 Tapovan
Exp dep at 06:10 hrs and arr at 13:15 hrs. On arrival transfer to the hotel.
Later visit the Aurangabad Caves, excavated between the 2nd and 6th century
AD, they reflect tantric influences in their iconography and architectural
designs. Also visit and Daulatabad Fort, this magnificent 12th century
fortress stands on a hill just 13 kms. from Aurangabad. One of the world's
best preserved fort of medieval times, surviving virtually unaltered,
Daulatabad yet displays the character that made it invincible. Overnight
stay at the hotel.
Day 04 : Aurangabad
excursion to Ajanta Caves, Ajanta is situated at a distance of 99 Kms and 03
hrs drive from the Aurangabad city. Ajanta is famous for paintings and
sculptures, considered as master pieces of Buddhist religious art. Back to
Aurangabad, overnight stay at the hotel. (Ajanta Caves remains closed on
Day 05 : Aurangabad - Mumbai (train)
After breakfast, excursion to Ellora Caves situated 30 Kms from Aurangabad,
Ellora houses the several uninterrupted monuments, dating back to 600 to
1000 A.D.The caves brings the ancient Indian civilization to life. Later
transfer to the railway-station to board the train # 7618 Tapovan Exp dep at
14:40 hrs and arr at 22:05 hrs. Upon arrival transfer to the International
Airport to board the flight for onward destination. (Ellora Caves are closed