Ajanta Caves Tours

Heritage Tour of North west India

06 Nights / 07 Days Mumbai – Aurangabad – Hyderabad

Day 01 :- Bombay (Mumbai) Arrival

Arrive Mumbai (Bombay). Transfer to Hotel. Afternoon city tour. Visit Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India & drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora Fountain. Over-night Bombay

Day 02 :-Mumbai(Bombay)  Aurangabad

Transfer to airport for Aurangabad flight. Arrive & trnasfer to hotel.

Day 03 :- Aurangabad  Ajanta  Aurangabad

Full day tour of Ajanta Caves. Ajanta Caves are 106 kms from Aurangabad & date back to the 2nd century BC. The 30 rock hewn caves are adorned with Buddhist sculpture and the frescoes portray in epic form the religious and secular life through eight centuries. Overnight Aurangabad.

Day 04 :- Aurangabad  Ellora  Aurangabad  Hyderabad

Morning visit Ellora Caves (29 kms) encompassing 34 rock cut shrines representing Buddhist,Hindu & Jain art dating from the 4th to 9th century A.D. The most remarkable among them is the Kailash Temple, meant to be a replica of Lord Shivas celestial abode – Kailash is the best example of Rock cut architecture and an engineering marvel. Check-out at 1200 hrs.

Evening transfer to rail-station for Hyderabad night train. Overnight on board train.

Day 05 :- Hyderabad

Morning arrive Hyderabad and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon tour of Hyderabad. Visit Charminar – Rectangular Four Arched Monumental Gate often described as the -The Arch of Triumph of the East, The Mecca Mosque & visit the Salar Jung Museum – one man collection of Manuscripts, ancient weapons, costumes & curios. Visit the High Court buildings. Overnight Hyderabad.

Day 06 :- Hyderabad

Day free or optional tour to Golconda. Golconda Fort is situated on the Western outskirts of Hyderabad. The fort built in the 13th century, served the kings as a Stronghold, Administrative Centre and Market Place. See the expansive Roof Gardens. Also visit the Tombs of Qutab Shahi Kings in a beautiful domed Mausoleum surrounded by Gardens. The tombs follow certain pattern with Hindu style ornamentation, while important ones have their own Mosques. Overnight Hyderabad.

Day 07:- Hyderabad  / Mumbai Depart

In time transfer to airport for Bombay flight. Arrive & transfer to city centre. Later transfer to airport for return flight. No hotel.

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