Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay). This sprawling metropolis is the seat of…
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Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay). This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It also has sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and cave temples at Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan Coast. In the city of Pune, Aga Khan Palace is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.
The hill stations of the state of Maharashtra boast of pristine beauty, cool weather and enchanting locations. Similarly, the beaches also have an amazing charm. Amazing Maharashtra Tour by Indian Holiday is a well-planned itinerary that offers you a chance to explore some of the most popular hill towns and beaches of Maharashtra. During this itinerary of 5 nights and 6 days, you visit destinations like Khandala, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwarand Alibagh along with visiting the popular tourist destinations of Mumbai. Enjoy the amazing weather, indulge in fun activities at the beaches, partake in sightseeing and so on.
When To Go:- Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Arrival at MumbaiOn arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station, you can head for your hotel to relax. After lunch, you can proceed for a half city sightseeing tour which includes a tour of the Mumbai beaches covering Marine drive, Juhu beach, Chaupati beach and Crawford market. Return after the expedition and enjoy your dinner and rest at the selected hotel.
Mumbai SightseeingAfter a healthy breakfast make your way for a full day sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Some notable sights to visit are the Gateway of Mumbai, Elephanta Caves etc. Return to your hotel by sundown and enjoy your dinner and rest for the night.
Mumbai to Lonavala (82.7 km)Start your day with a heavy breakfast in the hotel and head out for Lonavala. A Jaunt through amazing hilly slopes and lush greenery of Mother Nature as you make your way to your pit stop. On arrival, check into your hotel and rest for a while. Relax your body, mind and soul with drinks and fine dining at your hotel to end the day.
Lonavala – Khandala – Karla– LonavalaLeave your hotel after heavy breakfast for a full day expedition. Drive to Khandala via national highway 48 that will take up to 8 to 14 minutes. Since Lonavala, Khandala is located in the Sahyadri Mountain ranges you can sight see Bhushi Dam, Valvan Dam, Duke’s Nose, Ryewood Park, and Tiger’s leap. Head to Karla crossing Lonavala via the same route, the journey may take 28 minutes. Witness the ruins of Karla caves and the Buddhist Temple. These rock-cut caves are ranked amongst the oldest examples of Buddhist temple art in India. Return to Lonavala and enjoy warm dinner and rest in the hotel.
Lonavala – Pune –Mahabaleshwar (200 km)Arly morning after breakfast drive to Mahabaleshwar en-route Pune. In this 65.1 km drive to Pune you can cover – Aga Khan Palace, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Ashram of Osho, Lal Mahal (Palace), Parvati Hill and Temple, Raj Bhavan,Shaniwar Wada, Shindyanchi Chhatri. After short sight see you can continue towards Mahabaleshwar. On arrival at Mahabaleshwar, you can check in the hotel and rest.
Full Tour at MahabaleshwarEnjoy breakfast in the hotel and plan a full day sightseeing Mahabaleshwar. Visit the Mahabaleshwar Temple, Waterfalls, Venna Lake, EchoPoint, Elphinstone Point, Connaught Peak, Marjorie Point, Kate’s Point, Arthur’s Point, Bombay point, Gaolani Point, Panchgani Point etc. In evening return back to the hotel celebrate your holiday with dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Mahavaleshwar to AlibaghAfter breakfast, get all set to get transferred to Alibagh, by road. A popular weekend spot, Alibagh is known for its clean and beautiful beaches. Check-into the hotel, after arrival. Later, partake in sightseeing. Explore the popular forts like Khanderi Fort, Kolaba Fort and Undheri Fort. Kihim beach, Akshi beach are two of the very popular beaches of Alibagh. Stay overnight.
Arrival To Shirdi306kms/7Hrs After arrival check in the hotel and with respect to time sightseeing visit Sai Baba temple,later visit Shani Shingnapur, complete darshan & drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day of DepartureToday is the last day of your memorable tour. Post- breakfast, get an assisted transfer to Mumbai/Aurangabad or Shirdi Railway station/Airport for boarding the flight for your onward journey.
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