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Caves and Beaches
The caves and beaches tour package is a 14 days and 13 nights, is a venture through a completely out of the ordinary holidaying experience in an equally different surrounding that you might have never come across. The beautiful caves and beaches await your visit. The route map of the Cave and beaches tour will begin from Delhi- Jaipur- Gwalior- Bhopal- Bhimbetka- Mumbai- Aurangabad- Mumbai- Goa
Day 1: Delhi Arrival
At arrival to Delhi you shall be escorted by our representative to the hotel and on way also brief you about the schedule of the tour. On the way to the hotel, don’t miss out to catch the glimpses of the majestic Delhi city that has a charm that redefines magnificence. Receive a warm welcome and delicacies specially prepared for you. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi Sightseeing
This day is spare for visiting the attractions of Delhi. Qutub Minar – the majestic brick minaret, tallest brick minaret of the world. Lotus Temple a marvelously built temple that brings all religions of the world to a common floor. Humayun's Tomb the most well kept and well survived monument. Then continue drive toward Akshardam temple that is resplendent with its enormously marvelous structure. Capture the glance of the enchanted majesty of Rastrapati Bhawan and India Gate. Later drive to Raj Ghat – the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. Pay your homage to this great freedom fighter of India. Next we take you to Old Delhi driving on the winding streets of Chandni Chawk towards Red Fort where a Light and Sound Show in the evening is thought provoking.
Day 3: Delhi – Jaipur
Early morning we shall depart for Jaipur, on arrival after checking in to the hotel we then leave for amber fort of Jaipur. Watch out for marvelous mahals and monuments within the fort. We then leave to visit Jantar Mantar. Visit the beautiful havelis of Jaipur. Later we take you for shopping spree at Rajasthali- the Rajasthan emporium. Later, return back to the hotel for overnight is at the hotel.
Day 4: Jaipur Sightseeing
Early morning we shall again begin our sightseeing venture of Jaipur. We shall take you to City Palace of Jaipur. The City Palace has innumerable mahals and fortifications within it. We then start for Hawa Mahal and on arrival watch for the town below from its innumerable facades. Jaipur is also famous for Chawki Dhani – a village resort. We drive you to the resort that exhibits a rural charm. The folk music and dance will charm you away and to add on the Rajasthani food served will surely be a treat to your taste buds. Spend the night inside huts of the Village Resort and experience a lovely stay. Overnight stay will be at the Resort.
Day 5: Jaipur – Gwalior
After breakfast we shall board the train to Gwalior. The city of Gwalior is now on the fast track of development. On arrival, our representative who will drive to the hotel shall escort you. Check in and take some rest when you are served with some delicious cuisines. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 6: Gwalior – Bhopal
After breakfast we shall depart for sightseeing venture of Gwalior, the very first excursion would be visiting the Gwalior Fort. The fort demonstrates a remarkable architecture with shade of a blue hue that sways over its splendid architecture. The majestic fort incorporates several temples and monuments like Saas- Bahu temple, Gujari Mahal, and Man Mandir Palace. The fort revel the splendid architecture of the Scindia kings. Also pick some souvenirs to take them back home. Later evening board flight to Bhopal at arrival; check in at a hotel in Bhopal for overnight is at the hotel.
Day 7: Bhopal
Early morning we shall depart to visit the city of Bhopal. The very first visit shall be the famous Taj-ul-masjid. We further continue our tour and drive to visit Jama Masjid - famous for its golden spikes. Later experience a trip to an exhibition of tribal house type where the contemporary tribal cultures and artifacts are display. Shop for the marvelous artifacts. Enjoy sumptuous cuisines of Bhopal. Return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 8: Bhopal – Bhimbetka
After breakfast we shall drive to Bhimbetka, famous for its caves and rocky terrain of dense forest and rocky cliffs. The mystic beauty of nature is reflected in the rock shelters that belong to the Neolithic age. The major attractions in these caves are the paintings that depict in panoramic detail the life of the pre-historic man. Declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO the region is abundant with archaeological treasure of this region. The painting varies from Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Chaleolithic, and the medieval times. After sightseeing of the caves return back to Bhopal and overnight rest is in the hotel.
Day 9: Bhopal - Mumbai
Early morning we shall board flight to Mumbai, on arrival check into the hotel. Later take a ferry from Gateway of India to visit the caves of famous Elephanta. The cave will instantly attract your attention with its intrinsic carvings that make this island one of the best colossal monuments of west India. The cave relentlessly leaves you awestruck at the mesmerizing interiors and intricate designs. Elephanta Island derives its name from a colossal Elephant that is abodes at Jijamata Garden in Mumbai. Later we shall return to Mumbai. Evening shall be spent at beaches like Juhu Beach, Marine drive and Chowpatty beach. Purchase exquisite handicraft trinkets as souvenirs made from seashells that are sold by the locals on the beaches in the evening. Then return back to hotel for overnight rest.
Day 10: Mumbai – Aurangabad (400km).
After breakfast we shall check out from the hotel in Mumbai and leave for Mumbai airport and board flight for Aurangabad. Check in to a hotel and grab some rest. We then start our tour to visit Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Ajanta caves. These caves are divided among the southern and western group of temples and are classified as a representative of some of the best architecture of the ancient period. Rather, it is a jewel among all caves of India. Once inside these rocks cut caves that date back from 2nd century BC, the Viharas (dwelling halls), Chaitya-Grihas (stupa halls), wall paintings, and sculptors represent a contemporary society of that age. After having seen the Ajanta and Ellora caves, return back to the hotel for overnight rest.
Day 11: Aurangabad – Mumbai
We shall fly back to Mumbai and at arrival leave for a half-day excursion to the famous Victoria Terminus and Haji Ali Mosque. Later board the Star Cruise to Goa. The cruise is a sheer luxury jammed with awestruck options including casinos, bars, dinning halls, marvelous entertainment options and the best of food and beverages that follows till the Voyage continues. Overnight is on the Star Cruise that sails on high seas with the sea winds gushing in and roaring all the way to make its presence felt.
Day 12: Mumbai - Goa Morning wake up along the shores of Goa as the ship decks itself on the dockyard. As the boat reaches the coast of Goa, leave the ship and drive toward the hotel in Goa. On arrival to the hotel, check in and engage in some sumptuous Goan cuisines. Then move out to the beaches and spend time drenching yourself in Sun with a rejuvenating Sunbath. Also engage in water sports like wind surfing, water skiing, water scooter rides and Para-sailing. Enjoy the thrill with the alluring shores, high tides, and the gala affair that comprises of beach activity. Evening, enjoy a cultural show in the hotel performed by local artists of Goa. Overnight is at the hotel in Goa.
Day 13: Goa Sightseeing
After breakfast once again start a venture to explore the exotic beaches of Goa.Later visit famous churches like St Francis of Assissi, St. Catherine and Basilica of Born Jesus that reflect a Portuguese style of architecture using lots of colored tinted glass for carving the interiors of the church. We then take you to the famous Arvalem caves of Goa. These ancient caves and legend says that the great Pandavas took refuge in this cave during their exile. The cave has five compartments with a Shiv Linga enshrining the middle compartment. Notice closely as this shivlinga is engraved with an inscription that is written in Sanskrit and Brahmi characters during the 7th century. We also take you to the famous Elephant Cave of Goa. Having seen the Elephant cave, return back to the hotel for overnight rest.
Day 14: Goa – Mumbai
This is the last day of the tour. So, we drive you to the airport of Goa and board a flight to Mumbai. On arrival, board a connect flight back home.
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