Mumbai, Ajanta & Ellora Caves Tour (7 Days)

The private tour will begin in Mumbai a city famous as the heart of the Bollywood film industry, the country's financial powerhouse, the nation's industrial heartland, and economic nerve center. Get up close look at the stunning Ajanta and Ellora Caves two unique UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore 34 caves at Ellora, dating from between the 6th and 11th centuries AD, as well as 29 caves at Ajanta, dating back to between 2nd century BC and 6th century AD.

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$1,646

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Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • 6 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
    • Bottled drinking water in vehicle
    • Entrances to monuments mentioned in the itinerary (almost all places of tourist interest)
    • Transport by private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion.
    • Ferry ticket to Elephanta Caves
    • Battery bus transfer in Ajanta
    • Government service tax.
    • Entry/Admission - Elephanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Bibi Ka Maqbara
    • Entry/Admission - Aurangabad Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Ellora Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Daulatabad Fort
    What's excluded :
    • Mumbai – Aurangabad - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 10000 per person.
    • Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.
    • Camera charges at monuments
    • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
    • Guide on free and easy day or during the shopping and personal activity tour.

  • Day 1: Arrive Mumbai

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    On arrival at Mumbai airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel (hotels check in time 1200hr afternoon, early check in subject to rooms availability).

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Mumbai is a city that is disciplined by no time frame neither day nor night. It is also the country's financial powerhouse, the nation's industrial heartland, and its economic nerve center. Dazzling shopping arcades, exciting sport activity, nightclubs & discotheques, theatre & music, gourmet restaurants and interesting sightseeing. It offers visitors a heady mix of all this and more.

    Rest time free for personal activities relax, you can take a walk to have a glance of the city, visiting local markets and restaurants.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Mumbai city tour

    Stop At: Elephanta Caves, Mumbai India
    Breakfast at hotel, city tour of Mumbai. Drive to Marine Drive: one of the most beautifully laid boulevards in the city. Afterwards visit to Elephanta caves (Monday closed), from Gateway of India here cruise by motorboats to Elephanta Caves. A flight of 100 steps takes you to the top of the hill where it is set.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Afterwards in the afternoon cruise back to Gateway of India and then city tour starts visiting Parliament House: The Maharashtra State Assembly (view from outside), Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), formerly Victoria Terminus, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site (view from outside), Dhobhi Ghat: to see the city's famous open-air laundry in action, Prince of Wales Museum (Monday closed): is a heritage museum comprises of a number of ancient artifacts, Mani Bhawan: Known also Gandhi Museum, here Gandhi laid the foundation for many independence movements; The three storied building has now converted into a museum in honour of Father of Nation.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    If time permits visit to Bandra and Juhu area where bollywood celebrity houses are located like Shahrukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan etc, (can be seen from outside). Mount Mary Church, an ancient church, built in 1640 and then rebuilt in 1761, The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount is also an important religious place in Mumbai. In the evening, visit Iskcon Temple: dedicated to Lord Krishna, The architectural splendor of the ISKCON Temple is adorned with murals and sculptures. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Mumbai – Aurangabad (flight)

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to board the flight for Aurangabad.

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    On arrival at Aurangabad airport assistance and transfer to hotel.

    Stop At: Bibi Ka Maqbara, Begumpura Gulistan-e-Jauhar KARACHI, Aurangabad 431004 India
    Later city tour of Aurangabad visit Bibi ka Maqbara Built by Azam Shah in 1678, the Bibi ka Maqbara is a son's loving tribute to his mother. Due to its similar design standing spectacularly on the lawns of the landscaped garden with ponds, fountains and water channels, the white marbled monument is popularly known as the mini Taj of the Deccan.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Aurangabad Caves, Nr. Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad 431001 India
    Aurangabad Caves situated at a distance of 5 km, nestled amidst the hills are 12 Buddhist caves dating back to 3 A.D. Of particular interest are the Tantric influences evident in the iconography and architectural designs of the caves Also visit a small archaeological museum.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Aurangabad – Ajanta (105kms/ 2 hrs approx one way)

    Stop At: Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001 India
    Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). The Buddhist Caves of Ajanta were discovered by the British officers in 1819 while tiger hunting. Ajanta Caves were first mentioned in the writings of the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang who visited India between A.D 629 and 645. The Caves at Ajanta are older than those at Ellora , which date from about 200 B.C to 650 A.D. Thirty beautiful Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Five of these Caves are Chaityas (Place of worship) while the other twenty-five are Viharas (monasteries). Ajanta Caves are divided in two categories based on two schools of Buddhist thought - Hinayana Caves and Mahayana Caves.
    Evening back to hotel in Aurangabad for overnight stay.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 5: Aurangabad – Ellora (36kms/ 1 hrs approx one way)

    Stop At: Ellora Caves, Ellora Cave Rd Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005 India
    Breakfast at hotel, excursion to visit Ellora, a UNESCO World heritage sites (Tuesday closed). It houses 34 monasteries and temples with some exclusive uninterrupted sequence of monuments that date back from 600 to 1000 AD. The temples of Ellora are dedicated to Brahmanism, Jainism, and Buddhism. It also has some of the excellent stonework depicting the legends related to Lord Shiva.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Grishneshwar, Ellora Nr. Ellora Caves, Aurangabad India
    Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in Shaivism tradition of Hinduism, which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga (linga of light).

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad, Daulatabad India
    On way back visit Daulatabad Fort one of the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan. The defence system that made Daulatabad virtually impregnable comprises fortifications with double and even triple rows of massive walls.
    Back to hotel in Aurangabad for overnight stay.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6: Aurangabad – Mumbai (flight)

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    On arrival assistance and transfer to the hotel. Day free & easy for shopping and individual activities.

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Mumbai is shopping paradise. There are bargains to be found everywhere, whether you're looking for antiques, curios, carpets, handicrafts, textiles, Jewelry, or literally anything. Visit Cross Road, West End, Fashion Street, which is in main Mumbai city and Linking Road at Bandra in western Suburban is one of the famous markets for everything. And there are numbers of malls in the western suburban: In orbit Mall and Infinity Mall and other shops in Juhu and other places. Optionally you can do the shopping in famous markets and shops include Dadar, Fort, Colaba Causeway, Cottage Industries, and Handloom Emporiums amongst many others. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight stay.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Mumbai – Departure (flight)

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Breakfast at hotel, as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    As per flight schedule arrival transfer airport to hotel.Airports
    • Mumbai Airport, Maharashtra 400099, Mumbai India
    Ports
    • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Sheva, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400702, India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price using 3 star hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 4 star hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 5 star hotel 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/26/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P35

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