Duration : 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destination Covered : Mumbai – Lonavala – Nasik – Shirdi – Aurangabad – Pune – Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai
DAY 01 : ARRIVE MUMBAI
On arrival in Mumbai, you are met and transferred to your hotel. Check in to the hotel. After freshen up. Evening free at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 : MUMBAI
After breakfast, today we go for full day city tour of Mumbai, a capital city of Maharashra. You will be visiting Gateway of India and Elephanta caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is 10 kms away from the city. You will see here a collection of rock cut cave temples predominantly dedicated to Hindu God Lord Shiva. The carvings depicting the Hindu mythologies with the large monolithic 20 feet Trimurti Sadashiva (three faced Shiva) are from 7th century. After sightseeing, return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 03 : MUMBAI – LONAVALA
Today after breakfast, will drive to Lonavala, a beautiful hill station for nature lover. On arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, visit Karla and Bhaja Caves. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04 : LONAVALA
Day free at leisure. Explore this beautiful tourist spot at your own, will be fun. Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 05 : LONAVALA – NASIK
Morning after breakfast, drive to Nasik. On arrival in Nasik, check in to the hotel. After freshen up, go for city tour including the visits of Sundar Narayan temple (the oldest Hindu temple in Nasik), Sita Gufa Caves (where mata Sita said to be kidnapped by Ravana) and Trimbakeshwar, which is located at the source of Nasik and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. Later return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 06 : NASIK – SHIRDI
After breakfast in the morning, drive to Shirdi. On arrival in Shirdi, check in at your pre-booked hotel. Later we will go and visitthe famous Sai Baba Temple. After Darshan, you can also visit The Shani Shingnapur temple nearby and return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 07 : SHIRDI – AURANGABAD
Check out from the hotel after breakfast, we will be driving to Aurangabad. On arrival check in at your pre-booked hotel. Day free at your own leisure. Aurangabad is also known as the tourism capital of Maharashtra. Exolre the beautiful sites and surroundings and later come back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 08 : AURANGABAD
After breakfast, we go out for an excursion to Ajanta caves. The Ajanta Caves are about 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and rock cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive paintings that present emotion through gesture, pose and form. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 09 : AURANGABAD – PUNE
Today after breakfast, an excursion to Ellora Caves, is one of the largest rock-cut monastery-temple cave complexes in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring Buddhist, Hindu and Jain monuments, and artwork, dating from the 600-1000 CE period. Also featuring the largest single monolithic rock excavation in the world, the Kailasha temple, a chariot shaped monument dedicated to Shiva. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 10 : PUNE - MAHABALESHWAR
In the morning, we will leave for the city tour. Later, we will continue our drive to Mahabaleshwar. On arrival in Mahabaleshwar, check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 11 : MAHABALESHWAR
Today in the morning after breakfast, sightseeing tour of Mahbaleshwar starts including the visit Mahabaleshwar temple, Veena lake, Town Bazar and popular hill points here. Later drive to Panchgani. It is also a beautiful hill station just 18 kms away from Mahabaleshwar. Some of the tourist points of Panchgani are: Sydney Point, Table Land, Parsi Point, and Devils Kitchen. Later come back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 12 : MAHABALESHWAR – MUMBAI
Today, we will start our day a bit early in the morning and drive back to Mumbai. On arrival in Mumbai, check in at the hotel. Freshen up and later day free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel
DAY 13 : DEPARTURE MUMBAI
Today, departure transfer to the airport to board flight for onward journey.