Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
On Arrival at Mumbai Airport; our representative will take you to Hotel. Rest of day for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02 : MumbaiÂ
After Early breakfast leave for Elephanta Island which takes one hour(9kms from Opollo Bunder) by boat from Mumbai Harbour. The Lush Green Island has magnificent rock cut caves that date back to 500 AD during the Maurya period.The main central Cave holds the Trimurti, the three headed slupture of Lord Shiva where the lord Shiva takes form of Brahma, the creator, Vishnu, the preserver and Mahesha, the destroyer.
Â Afternoon, take a half day city tour and visit ‘Gateway of India’ overlooking the Harbour, the ‘Towers of Silence’, ‘Marine Drive’, the ‘Colaba Causeway’ – the commercial hub of Mumbai and the Dhobi Ghat, the colorful outdoor ‘laundry’. Drive upto the Malabar Hill and the lovely ‘Hanging Gardens’ and the Kamla Nehru Park from where you will get a wonderful view of Mumbai and the Arabian Sea, spread out before you. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Mumbai – AurangabadÂ (388 Kms)
Morning transfer to railway station to take the train train to Aurangabad which takes around 06 to 07 Hrs . Check into hotel. Afternoon city tour of Aurangabad visiting Bibi-Ka-Muqbara,the Tomb of Begum Rabia Durani, wife of Aurenzeb. The tomb was built by her son in the loving memory of his mother. Then visit Aurangabad Caves Excavated between the 3rd and 11th centuries, the 12 caves belong to the Bhudist Era. Also visit Daulatabd Fort originaly known as Devagiri was built by Yadava in 12th century. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Aurangabad – Excursion to Ellora Caves (closed in Tuesdays)
Morning visit Ellora Caves -Â 30 kms from Aurangabad lies the World Heritage site which is the best example of rock cut caves. There are 34 caves- 12 Bhudist (600 to 800 AD), 17 Hindu (900 AD) and 5 Jain (800 to 1000 AD). Drive back to Hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Aurangabad â€“Ajanta Caves- Jalgaon â€“ Mumbai (Aganta Caves closed on Mondays)
After breakfast drive to Ajanta Caves – located 100 kms, a 2Â½ hour drive, northeast of Aurangabad in the Waghora valley. These magnificent rock-cut caves are 30 in number and date from 2nd BC to 7th Century AD. They are exclusively Buddhist, unique in that they combine three forms of Art – architecture sculpture and painting.
Later transfer to Jalgaon Railway Station which is 56 kms from Ajanta Caves and takes around one hour .Board connecting train to Mumbai which takes around 6 hrs to reach . Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Â Day 07 : DepartureÂ
After check out from Hotel, drive towards Airport / Railway station to connect to Onwards Destination.