Bengaluru Airport arrival / Mysuru / Hassan / Hampi / Badami / Bijapur (Vijayapura) / Aurangapad with Ellora & Ajanta caves / Nashik / Pune / Lonavala / Mumbai departure
Day 01: Bengaluru Airport to Mysuru (200kms/5hrs drive):
Arrival on your first day, then you will be transferred to Mysuru directly, before reach to the hotel, visit Sri Rangapattanam, Tipu Sultan’s summer palace and St. Philomena Church. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight stay.
Drive to Hassan, en route visit Hosahalalu Shree Lakshmi Narayana Temple (1000 years old), Kikerri (14kms from Hosahalalu) Brahmeshwarar temple and Sravanabelagola and then continue to drive Hassan, then check in at your hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 04 : Hassan full day:
Today visit Belur-Chennakeshava temple and Halebidu- Hoysaleshwara temple, before visit a village Shri Lakshmi temple located at Doddagattahalli, one of the finest temple at Hassan. No one tourists visit this place. As it is located in the remote village 3 kms distance from the main road.
Day 05 : Hassan to Hampi (390kms/7hrs drive):
One full day drive to Hampi in between visit Chithradurga fort, but long drive. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 06 : Hampi full day
Visit Sasivekalu Ganesh (at the Entrance), Virupaksha temple, Vittala temple, Underground Siva Temple (Excavated) Lotus swim pool, Lotus palace, Hampi bazar, Queens Bath, Elephant stables and Lakshmi Narasimha temple. Overnight stay
Day 07 : Hampi to Badami (160kms/4hrs drive):
Drive to Badami before reach visit Aihole, Pattatakkal and Badami cave. Overnight stay.
Day 08 : Badamito Bijapur (120kms/3hrs drive):
Post breakfast drive to Bijapur (also called Vijayapura) and check in at your hotel. Later visits Gol Gumbaz is the main attraction of this city. It is the largest dome in India and the second larges in the world. Gol Gumbaz is the tomb of Mohammed Adil shah (1627-56), Bara Kaman-Built in 1672, Bara Kaman is marked by twelve graceful arches, Archaeological Museum, Gagan Mahal and Jama Majid. Overnight stay.
Day 09 : Bijapur to Aurangabad (390kms/7hrs drive):
After breakfast take a long drive to Aurangabad. Upon arrival check in at your hotel and relax for your long journey. Overnight stay
Day 10 : Ellora visits (30kms / 45minutes drive)
Ellora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These caves are located on the southern side and it is one of the largest rock-cut Hindu temple cave complexes in the world, featuring Hinduism in particular and few Buddhist and Jain monuments with Artwork dating from the 630–700 CE, or 600–730 CE. It was initially thought that the Buddhist caves were the earliest structures that were created between the fifth and eighth centuries, with caves 1–5 in the first phase (400–600) and 6–12 in the later phase (650–750). Overnight stay at Aurangabad hotel.
Day 11 : Excursion to Ajanta Caves (100kms/2hrs drive)
Ajanta caves are one of the oldest UNESCO world heritage sites in India. The carvings and paintings at Ajanta date back to the beginning of the era of classical Indian art. Actually Ajanta Caves were discovered accidently in the year 1819 by a British official named John Smith. Overnight stay at Aurangabad hotel.
Day 12 : Aurangabad to Pune (260kms/ 5hrs drive):
Post breakfast drive to Pune and check in at hotel. Then visits Shaniwar Wada & Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple (city centre), Pataleshwar Cave Temple (1 km from city centre), Aga Khan Palace (6km from city center), Osho Ashram (4kms from city centre). Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 13 : Pune to Lonavala (70kms / 2hrs drive):
Upon arrival check in at your hotel and visits Karla caves, Rajmachi fort (9km from city to Khandala road), Bhaja caves (8kms from city) and Lohagad fort (9kms from city) and back to hotel. Overnight stay
Day 14 : Lonavala to Mumbai (100kms/3hrs drive) (For Mumbai, better to get a Guide):
After breakfast drive to Mumbai, it is also traffic city, depend upon your arrival at your Mumbai hotel, if you have time permit, you shall visit Victoria Station Dhobi Ghat grand quartier des blanchisseurs. Marne drive and Dabba walla. Overnight stay
Day 15 : Mumbai visit with Guide:
Today visit Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj VastuSangranhalaya. Dharavi; Temple jaïn. Calaba, Gateway of India. Overnight stay at Mumbai hotel.
Day 16 : Departure transfer from Mumbai International Airport