Mumbai with Glimpses of South India Tour:
Day 1 : Arival Mumbai [by Flight]:
Welcome to Pleasant India! The very first day will begin with your arrival at Mumbai International airport. On arrival, you will pickup and transferred to hotel, and check in at your hotel and rest at hotel. (If Time allow) You will be received and welcomed as traditional way. After welcome you will transfer to your hotel. On arrival, check in at your hotel. After little rest free for walk around the local markets and Spend time Juhu Chaupati with leisure activities.
Stay overnight at your Mumbai hotel.
Day 2 : Mumbai [Sightseeing]:
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Sightseeing at Mumbai is altogether a different experience. Mumbai is famously known as financial capital of India and its life is totally different from rest of India but the way it has preserved its historical past is worth visiting. Elephanta Caves, Gateway of India, Elephanta Island, Siddhivinayak Temple are those monuments which can never be forgotten once visited. Beach side of Mumbai is idle for taking a break from fast running life and enjoying mouthwatering varieties of food.
Stay overnight at your Mumbai hotel
Day 3 : Mumbai – Aurangabad [by Afternoon flight]:
After breakfast proceed to Mumbai Local nearest places to explore the local people lifestyles, later on time transferred to Mumbai Airport for connect flight to Aurangabad.
On your arrival at Aurangabad Airport, you will be welcomed and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to your hotel to check in. (If time Allow) After some leisure time in hotel proceed to visit Bibi Ka Maqbara (Replica of Taj Mahal built by Mughal Ruler Aurangzeb) and Grishneshwar (A Jyotirlinga Temple). Rest of the day is kept at your discretion.
Stay overnight at Aurangabad hotel.
About Ajanta and Ellora caves: Declared as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO since 1983, the paintings and sculptures of Ajanta and Ellora, considered masterpieces of Buddhist religious art, have had a great influence in the development of art in India. The creative use of colour and freedom of expression used in depicting human and animal forms makes the cave paintings at Ajanta one of the high watermarks of artistic creativity. The Ellora preserved as an artistic legacy that will continue to inspire and enrich the lives of generations to come. Not only is this cave complex a unique artistic creation and an excellent example of technological exploit but also, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.
The paintings and sculptures in the caves of Ajanta and Ellora, inspired by Buddhism and its compassionate ethos, unleashed a surge of artistic excellence unmatched in human history. These Buddhist and Jain caves are ornately carved yet seem quiet and meditative and exude a divine energy and power.
[Please note: Ajanta caves remain closed for the visitors on every Monday in a week]
[Please note: Ellora caves remain closed for visitors on every Tuesday in a week]
Day 4 : Aurangabad [Full day Excursion to Ajanta Caves]:
Morning after breakfast; proceed for the Guided tour of Ajanta caves (UNESCO world Heritage site). Visit the popular Buddhist caves in a guided tour. The caves have ancient sculptures and some of the most stunning murals of Buddhist era. Take snaps of some famous paintings
After full day sightseeing tour you will be transferred back to your hotel in your exclusive car visit the beautiful Ellora caves that are famed for their extraordinary sculptures. After sightseeing tour return back to your hotel.
Stay overnight at Aurangabad hotel.
Day 5 : Aurangabad – Mumbai/ Delhi – Chennai [By Flight]:
Morning check-out from your hotel and visit the beautiful Ellora caves that are famed for their extraordinary sculptures.
After sightseeing tour in time you will be transferred to Aurangabad Airport to board the Flight to Chennai.
On Arrival in Chennai Airport, Transferred to Hotel check in to hotel.
You will be greeted by our representative upon arrival at just outside the baggage hall area. Transfer to the city hotel. Afternoon orientation tour of Chennai. Proceed for half day city tour of Chennai for Visit Valluvar Kottam, The Government Museum , Kapaleeswarar Temple, Marina Beach and Back to hotel and Stay night in Chennai hotel.
Day 6 : Chennai – Pondicherry:
Morning After breakfast at hotel straight drive to Pondicherry. Arrive Pondicherry and Check in to your hotel. Pondicherry , Evening orientation tour through the Colonial street also explores the beaches.
Overnight stay at Pondicherry
Day 7 : Pondicherry – Drive to Tanjore ( Thanjavur ) – Enroute Temples:
After breakfast, drive to Tanjore. En route visit Darasuram , Chidambaram , Gangaikondacholapuram and Kumbakonam. After visit continued drive, Arrive Tanjore (Thanjavur) and check in at your hotel. Overnight stay at Thanjavur hotel.
Day 8 : Tanjore ( Thanjavur ) – Sightseeing – Drive to Madurai:
After breakfast, enjoy Local Sightseeing of Tanjore to visiting Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple, The Palace,
Art Gallery, Hall of Music and Royal Museum.
Later Directly Drive to Madurai. Arrive Madurai and Check in to your hotel. Sightseeing of Madurai Inclusive visit of Madurai – Sightseeing tour Meenakshi Amman Temple, Thirumalai Nayak Mahal and Vanditur Mariamman Teppakulam (Depend on time permit. Late evening visit the temple again to watch the night ceremony after visit back to hotel and Stay night in Madurai hotel.
Day 9 : Madurai Departure:
Morning early breakfast at hotel, after that drive to nearest Cochin, arrival cochin and on time transferred to airport, to connecting flight to back home.. End of Services!!!!
- Personal Assistance at Airport on Arrival.
- Private Air-conditioned car with driver
- All sightseeing with private local guides (As per requirements)
- Driver allowances & fuel charges.
- Personal care and attention.
- Hotels Room as your requirements
- All currently applicable taxes.
- Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, Meals, Tipping etc.
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
- Does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
- Camera Fee & Entrance Fees to Monuments. Optional, suggested or unspecified activities.
- Visa, Insurance and Medi claim.
- Any other service not specified above.
- Any type of Tips and porter charges.
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