Destinations Covered: Mumbai - Aurangabad - Hyderabad - Gulbarga - Bijapur - Badami - Hospet - Dandeli - Goa
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 01: Arrival at Mumbai
You will be received by our representative at the Mumbai airport and
thereafter, escorted to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel and get in
your cozy room. Relax and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Mumbai - Aurangabad
Take scrumptious breakfast at your hotel and then get ready to go on a
tour of the largest metropolitan of India. Check out the renowned
Crawford Market, University Buildings, Chor Bazaar and Town Hall. After
this interesting half-day sightseeing, you will be taken to the airport
to catch the flight to Aurangabad. On reaching there, check-in at the
hotel and get into a slumber in your room.
Day 03: Aurangabad Sightseeing
Have your breakfast and get organized to go on a full day tour to the
caves of Ajanta and Ellora. Built by Buddhist monks, these caves date
back to the 2nd century and are known for their remarkable carvings and
frescos. In the evening, browse the local markets if you feel like it.
Calling it a day, retire in your respective room.
Day 04: Aurangabad - Hyderabad
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel's restaurant, pack your luggage and
be prepared to take the morning tour. You will be going to
Bibi-Ka-Maqbara and Panchakki, two great attractions of Aurangabad.
Subsequently, you will drive towards railway station to board the train
for Hyderabad. On reaching Hyderabad in the late evening, check-in and
stay overnight at the hotel.
Day - 05: Hyderabad Sightseeing
Following the breakfast, brace yourself to visit the capital city of
Andhra Pradesh. You will pay a visit to Salarjung Museum, Charminar,
Mecca Masjid, Laad Bazaar, Birla Planetarium and Hussain Sagar Lake. In
the evening, you can roam around the local markets and get some good
deals. The place is famous for handicrafts and pearl jewelry, check them
out. By now you must be tired, so get into your room and retire for the
Day - 06: Hyderabad - Bidar - Gulbarga
Get up early in the morning, as you have to cover long distance today.
Have your breakfast and check-out of the hotel. Now you will travel
towards Gulbarga and on the way, Bidar will make your halt. At Bidar,
check out the Rangini Mahal, Sola Khamba Masjid, Gagan Mahal and Madarsa
of Mahamud Gawan. Continue your journey for Gulbarga and on reaching
there, check-in at the hotel and relax for the night.
Day - 07: Gulbarga - Bijapur
Yesterday was bit hectic, so you can wake up late. Have your breakfast
at the hotel and get ready to move around Gulbarga. It's a place known
for perfect fusion of two cultures. Visit the ancient Fort, Jumma
Masjid, Khawaza Bande Nawaz and Dargah Library. Afterwards, drive
towards Bijapur and check-in at the hotel on reaching. Settle down and
stay overnight in your room.
Day - 08: Bijapur - Badami
Enjoy your first meal and get ready to visit the second largest domed
monument of the world, Gol Gumbaz. Besides it, you will be visiting
Ibrahim Rauza and Jumma Masjid. Afterwards, drive down to Badami, via
Aihole, which is known as the 'Cradle of Indian Architecture'. Here, you
can visit some of the major temples. Continue your drive to Badami,
check-in at the hotel as soon as you reach and retire for the night in
Day 9: Badami - Hospet
Relish the breakfast and be prepared to visit the erstwhile capital of
the Chalukyas. Its picturesque surroundings would definitely make you
mesmerized. Visit the famous cave temples of Badami and then, depart for
Hospet enroute Pattadakal, where you will visit the ancient temples.
Resume your journey to Hospet. On reaching, check-in at the hotel and
relax. Stay overnight in your room.
Day - 10: Hospet - Hampi - Hospet
Take your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to drive towards Hampi.
Earlier known as Vijayanagar, it was one of the largest empires of
India. Though now in ruins, it still presents a wonderful insight on the
ancient architecture. Check out monuments and temples that depict the
royalty of the erstwhile era. Drive back to Hospet and relax for the
night at your hotel.
Day - 11: Hospet - Dandeli
Have breakfast and pack your luggage to leave for Dandeli. On arriving,
check-in at the hotel and unwind yourself for a while. Then get ready to
explore Dandeli National Park. It's for sure you would love the
surroundings and the expedition into the park. Spend the evening as you
feel like. Calling it a day, retire into your room.
Day -12: Dandeli - Goa - Departure
Take your breakfast and drive towards Goa. Move around the beaches and
try its lip-smacking cuisine. Afterwards, you will be assisted to the
airport to catch the flight for your onward destination.