This tour package offers visit Maharashtra Temples and Caves Tour

Maharashtra Temples and Caves Tour

Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Nashik - Triambkeshwar - Aurangabad - Ajanta Caves - Ellora Caves
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days

Day 01: Arrive Mumbai
Arrival at Mumbai international airport. Our representative will receive you with warm welcome and assist you to transfer to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Mumbai - Elephanta Excursion tour
Early morning you will be picked up from the hotel and taken to India Gate from where you will get a ferry to Elephanta Island to visit Elephanta Caves. Elephanta caves (Closed on Mondays) - Elephanta Island, pronounced an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. The hour-long outing additionally gives a decent prologue to Hinduism; the aides on board depict the religious criticalness of what you're going to see, however the causes of the Shiva sanctuary caverns - thought to date from the evangelist Hindu development between A.D. 450 and 750 - remain obscure. Later back to the city. Touring of Mumbai city which incorporates Gateway of India. At that point visit the Marine drive, Princes of Wales Museum, Hanging Garden and Dhobi Ghats. Free for shopping and so forth.

By the evening you will be dropped-off at the hotel.

Day 03: Mumbai - Nashik - Triambkeshwar
Morning drive to Nashik. Upon arrival check into the hotel. Later visit Ramkund-Chitrarao Khatarkar built Ramkund in 1696. This holy tank is 27 m by 12 m in area. It is believed that Rama and Sita used to bath in this tank during their exile. People bring ashes of their deceased relatives and immerse it in this holy tank. People of Hindu faith believe that the departed souls would attain moksha or liberation by doing so. Later visit Coin Museum-The museum has a fine collection of research and well-documented history of Indian currencies. Coin Museum was established in 1980 under the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies. This museum is the only museum of its kind in Asia. Pandavleni Caves-Pandavleni caves are 2000-year-old, and it was built by the Jain Kings. It is a group of 24 Hinayana Buddhist Caves, which date back between 1st century BC and 2nd century AD. These caves are at a distance of 8 km from Nasik. Later drive to visit Trimbakeshwar Temple is the most popular and most visited excursion near the Nashik city of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Trimbak village, which lies at a distance of approximately 36 km from Nashik. One of the main attractions of the Trimbakeshwar Temple is that it is regarded as the main Jyotirlinga. By the evening drive back to Nashik.

Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 04: Nashik - Aurangabad (by Train)
After breakfast you will be dropped-off at the station to catch the train for Aurangabad. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 05: Aurangabad - Ajanta Caves - Aurangabad (90 Kms/2 Hrs-one way)
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Ajanta caves. Have tour of Ajanta Caves:-(Closed on Mondays)- are situated at a distance of 90 km north of Aurangabad, the locale central command. The caverns accomplished the name from an adjacent town named Ajanta situated around 12 km. These caverns were found by an Army Officer in the Madras Regiment of the British Army in 1819 amid one of his chasing undertakings. These caverns are uncovered in horseshoe formed curve of shake surface almost 76 m in tallness neglecting a limited stream known as Waghora. The area of this valley gave a quiet and tranquil condition for the Buddhist priests who withdrew at these detached spots amid the stormy seasons. This retreat additionally given them enough time for assisting their religious interests through scholarly talks for a significantly longer period. The caverns were unearthed in various periods (around. second century B.C. to sixth century A.D.) as per the need. Later in the evening drive to back to Aurangabad.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Aurangabad - Ellora Caves - Mumbai
After breakfast visit Ellora Caves:-(Closed on Tuesdays)- privately known as rul Leni s situated on the Aurangabad - Chalisgaon street at a separation of 30 km north-northwest of Aurangabad, the area central command. The name Ellora itself moves everybody as it speaks to one of the biggest shake cut devout sanctuary edifices in the whole world. Ellora is likewise world celebrated for the biggest single solid exhuming on the planet, the incomparable Kailasa (Cave 16). The visit to these caverns is appreciated greatest amid rainstorm, when each stream is loaded up with water, and the whole environ is lavish green. The rainstorm isn't just a period of downpours in this part, the nearby guests are pulled in to visit these perfect areas to have a look at the unstoppable force of life in full sprout. Later back to the city and visit Bibi Ka Maqbara- is the tomb of Begum Rabia Durani, wife of Emperor Aurangzeb. The arched alcove surmounted by a swelling dome, exhibit the excellence of Persian architecture. Later drive to Daultabad to visit Daultabad Fort- When known as 'Devgiri', this brilliant twelfth century fortification stands on a slope only 13 kms. from Aurangabad. It was given the name Daulatabad, ‘The city of fortune’, by Muhamad Tughlaq, Sultan of Delhi. At first a Yadav fortress, it went through the hands of a few traditions in the Deccan. One of the world's best saved post of medieval occasions, enduring basically unaltered, Daulatabad yet shows the character that made it powerful. Later afternoon you will be transferred to the railway station. Board train to Mumbai. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07: Mumbai Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for onward journey.