Destinations Covered : Mumbai – Aurangabad – Indore – Bhopal – Orcha – Khajuraho – Agra – Delhi
Duration : 16 Days Tour
Highlight : This tour takes you to some of the magnificent caves and temples of central India. Many of them are ‘World Heritage Site’
Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai international airport met by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free
Day 02: In Mumbai
Morning excursion to Elephanta Caves. Afternoon city tour of Mumbai.
Day 03: Mumbai – Kanhari Caves – Mumbai
Morning proceed on an excursion to Kanhari Caves that dates back to 2nd – 9th centuries and are found to have been carved out by Buddhist monks. Return to Mumbai in the afternoon with rest of the Day at leisure or free for optional activities.
Day 04: Mumbai – Pune
Morning drive to Pune stopping by en route to visit Karla and Bhaja Caves. On arrival in Pune and check in at hotel with rest of the Day at leisure or free for optional activities.
Day 05: Pune – Aurangabad
Morning drive to Aurangabad and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit Bibi-ka-maqbara often referred as poor man’s Taj Mahal, built in 1679 as a mausoleum for emperor Aurangzeb’s wife, Rabia-ud-daurani, Panchakki a water wheel which was considered marvel of engineering during its time.
Day 06: Aurangabad – Ajanta Caves – Aurangadab
Full Day excursion to Ajanta Caves “A World Heritage Site”
Day 07: In Aurangabad
Morning excursion to Ellora Caves “A World Heritage Site”. Rest of the day free.
Day 08: Aurangabad – Indore
Morning depart Aurangabad by surface for Indore. Arrive Indore and check in hotel with rest of day at leisure or free for optional activities.
Day 09: Indore – Bhopal
Morning drive to Bhopal visiting Ujjain en route. On arrival in Bhopal and check in at hotel with rest of the Day at leisure or free for optional activities.
Day 10: Bhopal – Sanchi – Bhimbetka – Bhopal
Morning excursion to Sanchi and Bhimbetka.
Day 11: Bhopal – Jhansi – Orchha
Morning free for independent acitivites. Afternoon transfer to railway station to board the train to Jhansi. On arrival in Jhansi drive to Orchha.
Day 12: Orchha – Khajuraho
Morning visit Orcha Palace and royal cenotaphs that line along the bank of Betwa river.
Afternoon drive to Khajuraho and on arrival transfer to hotel.
Day 13: In Khajuraho
Full day explore the western and eastern group of temples. Khajuraho occupies a unique place in the temple architecture of India.
Day 14: Khajuraho – Jhansi – Agra
After a leisurely morning drive to Jhansi to board train to Agra and on arrival in Agra, assistance and transfer to hotel.
Day 15: Agra – Delhi
Morning excursion to the deserted capital of Fatehpur Sikri. Afternoon visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal.
Evening transfer to railway station to board train to Delhi and on arrival transfer to hotel.
Day 16: Depart Delhi
Full day combined sightseeing tour of Old and New Delhi – visiting Qutub Minar one of the tallest tower of its time, Humayun Tomb one of the forerunner of the Taj Mahal, drive past India Gate and President House and other government buildings, Red Fort symbol of mighty Mughal empire, Jama Masjid one of the biggest mosque in India, Chandni Chowk and Raj Ghat. Late evening transfer to international airport to board the flight for onward destination.