Ajanta Ellora Tour by Indian Holiday is a 4 Nights / 5 Days tour package which takes you to heritage sites of Maharashtra. The destinations covered in this tour package include Dream city Mumbai, Heritage city Aurangabad and Religious city Nasik. All the destinations house some key historical monuments which take us back to the glorious days of the past. With this tour package, you can assure yourself with a fun-filled and exciting holiday.
Duration: 11 Nights /12 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Udaipur – Mumbai – Aurangabad – Ellora
Caves – Ajanta Caves – Aurangabad
Day 01: Delhi
Arrive in Delhi International Airport meet Surya Reisedienst’s representative transfer to hotel. Check in at a hotel and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, full day city tour of old & modern capital of India. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by Shah Jahan, the construction was started in 1844 and was not completed until 1658; Red Fort, which was also built by Shah Jehan. This massive fort was built from 1638 to 1648; Chandni Chowk and Rajghat – the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi. Witness the India Gate, the Presidents House & the Parliament. Visit Humayun’s Tomb: built in mid 16th century this is an early example of Mughal architecture; Qutab Minar. The tour ends with a visit to Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir). Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra(Surface: 210 kms (Approx), 4-5 Hours)
Note: – Taj Mahal will be closed on every Friday.
After breakfast drive to Agra enroute visit Sikandra – Mughal Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum. Arrive in Agra check in into the hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 04: Agra
After breakfast drive to Agra city tour. Visit Red fort, which was built by Emperor Akbar in 1565, and additions were made up until the time of his grandson, Shah Jahan. It contains the hall of public and private audiences amongst many other beautiful structures; Itmad-ud-daulah, which was constructed by Nur Jahan between 1622 and 1628 and is very similar to the tomb she constructed for her husband, Jehangir, near Lahore in Pakistan; the highlight of the day – The Taj Mahal, which was constructed by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj began in 1631 and was not completed until 1653. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 05: Agra – Fatehpur Sikri – Jaipur(Surface: 240 kms (Approx), 6-7 Hours)
After breakfast, drive to Jaipur. En route visit the abandoned Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri: built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, was the old capital of the Mughals, which was abandoned after 15 years due to scarcity of water. See the graceful buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal & other Palaces which are still preserved in its original glory. Continue drive to Jaipur. Evening arrive in Jaipur check in into the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur
After breakfast, visit to Amber Fort enroute witness the façade of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds which was built in 1799. Amber Fort – The ancient capital of the state until 1727 when Jai Singh decided to move from his hillside fortress at Amber to new site on the plains. The construction of this fort began in 1592 by Raja Man Singh, the Rajput commander of Akbar’s army. The fort is a superb example of Rajput architecture, stunningly situated on a hillside and overlooking a lake which reflects its terraces and ramparts. Visit the Jagmandir or the hall of victory glittering with mirrors, Jal Mahal & temple of Kali. Ascend on elephant back, the hill, on which the fort is situated. Afternoon, City tour of Jaipur. Visit the Jantar Mantar the observatory built by Jai Singh in 1728; the City Palace which is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It also has a museum with an extensive collection of art, carpets, paintings, enamel ware and weapons dating back to the 15th century.
Day 07: Jaipur – Udaipur(Surface: 420 kms (Approx), 7-8 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Udaipur. Arrival in Udaipur check-in at the hotel & free for leisure. Night stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
Day 08: Udaipur
After breakfast, proceed for city sightseeing tour of Udaipur takes you to Sahelion-Ki- Bari, the Museum of folk art, the City Palace, Lake Palace, Jag Mandir, Lake Pichola, Lake Fateh sager, Maharana Paratap Memorial etc. In the evening, enjoy boating on the lake. Night stay at the hotel in Udaipur.
Day 09: Udaipur – Mumbai
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch a flight for Mumbai. Arrive in Mumbai and transfer to the hotel. The city is dotted with a number of tourist attractions such as the Gateway of India, the Gandhi Museum, Hanging Garden and many more. After sightseeing tour, return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 10: Mumbai- Aurangabad (By Flight)-Aurangabad – Ellora Caves – Aurangabad (Surface: 30 kms, 1/2 Hours).
Note: – Ellora Caves will be closed on every Tuesday.
After breakfast drive to Mumbai Airport. Arrive in Aurangabad airport meet our representative transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Explore the famous Ellora Caves 30KM form Aurangabad. This World Heritage Site never disappoints any of its visitors. Return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 11: Aurangabad – Ajanta – Aurangabad(Surface: 216 kms (Approx), 4-5 Hours)
Note: – Ajanta Caves will be closed on every Monday.
After breakfast drive for Ajanta Caves. Travel back in time while exploring the famous Ajanta Caves. See engraved sculptures and murals. Overnight stay at the hotel in Aurangabad.
Day 12: Aurangabad- Mumbai- Home
After breakfast drive to Airport. Surya Reisedienst’s representative will transfer you to Airport to board the flight for your onward destination via Mumbai. Arrive home with wonderful memories of your tour escorted by Surya Reisedienst.
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