Exploring new places, enjoying a glimpse of different cultures, tasting a variety of authentic dishes will surely going to fascinate you. We, at Saar Holidays, would like to take you to the journey of modern, historical and cultural cities of India. From the exclusive Bollywood Studio to the spirituality of historical cities, India has so much to offer to its visitors.
Exploring what lies behind the Silver Screen of Indian Cinema
Irrespective of the cultural boundaries, the magic of Bollywood has won the hearts of both the Indian as well as the overseas audience. The visit to Bollywood Studio will kill the exploring bugs of a film enthusiast who would like to know the real things behind the screen.
Digging into UNESCO World Heritage Sites Of India
Then the next comes the Ajanta and Ellora which have always been recognized as the gems that represent Indian history and the impressive artistry that existed in the foregone era. Ajanta and Ellora Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and exist in the wish list of many travellers.
Sanchi, just like Bollywood tour, is another highlight of this tour. The monuments of Sanchi are some of the oldest surviving monuments in India. The heart of the entire site is the main Stupa which is surrounded by four intricately sculpted Toranas (gateways).
The Roar of Wildlife Adventure
For adventure seekers and wildlife lovers, tours to Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Park is a boon. The national parks are top-notch wildlife reserves of India that attracts several travellers per year. Both Kanha Bandhavgarh National Park defines their uniqueness in large biodiversity and density of tiger’s population.
Spirituality mixed culture
Khajuraho, Varanasi and Orcha are cultural and spiritual hubs of India. From evening Aartis at the ghats of Varanasi to the Khajuraho groups of Monuments, the cities not only displays their spirituality but also provide backdrops to various travellers every year.
Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Arrive Mumbai and check into the hotel. Afternoon possibly visits one of Bollywood Studio and evening may visit Juhu Beach. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Mumbai
Breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for sightseeing of Mumbai includes Gateway of India, Colaba, Dhobi Ghat and the Museum. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Back to hotel for dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Mumbai / Aurangabad by flight
Departure to Aurangabad. Arrive Aurangabad and transfer to hotel for breakfast. Morning free. After lunch proceed for sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Site: Ellora monasteries & temples about 45 minutes drive from Aurangabad.
Later back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Aurangabad / Ajanta – 2 hrs. drive
Ajanta / Jalgaon
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Lunch at the hotel. After lunch drive 2 hrs. to Ajanta.
After sightseeing drive to Jalgaon and check into a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Jalgaon / Mandu / Indore – 5 hrs drive
Mandu / Indore, 1.5 ~ 2 hrs. drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Leave for “The City of Joy” called Mandu on 90 km east of Indore city. Visit the historical monuments of Mandu built mostly between 1401 A.D. and 1526 A.D. reflect noteworthy architectural skills.
Lunch at a local restaurant. Later drive to Indore and check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Indore / Maheshwar – 6 hrs drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Maheshwar. Arrive Maheshwar and check into this charming fort hotel.
Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon free to relax or explore ghats and temples and surrounding. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Maheshwar
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning explore Maheshwar Fort and the Town.
Lunch at the hotel. The afternoon may visit ghats and enjoy the boat ride. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Maheshwar / Bhopal – 5 hrs drive
Bhopal / Sanchi / Bhopal – 1 hr drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bhopal. Arrive Bhopal and check into hotel for lunch. After lunch proceed for sightseeing of Sanchi Stupa.
After spending some time here back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 9: Bhopal/ Jabalpur, by train
Jabalpur / Kanha – by road 2 ½ hrs. drive
Early morning departure transfer to the railway station to board a train. Early lunch at a local restaurant. Later drive to Kanha. Upon reaching check into the resort and relax. Afternoon free. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Kanha National Park
Morning and afternoon game viewing at the Kanha National Park by jeep or canter/elephant. Brunch at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Kanha / Bandhavgarh – 276 km. 6 hrs. drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Bandhavgarh National Park. Upon reaching lunch at a hotel. The afternoon may visit the park for game viewing. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Bandhavgarh National Park
Morning and afternoon game viewing by Jeep at the park. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Bandhavgarh /Khajuraho – 260 km.,6 hrs. drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Khajuraho. Arrive Khajuraho and check into a hotel. The evening may visit Kandaria Art Centre for Indian folk dance show. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 14: Khajuraho
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning sightseeing of World famous Khajuraho Temples. Back to the hotel for lunch. Afternoon free to relax.
Day 15: Khajuraho / Orchha – 172 km., 3.5hrs. drive
Breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Orchha. Enroute village walk. Arrive Orchha and check into hotel for lunch. Afternoon explore the beautiful palaces and temples of Orchha. The evening may be spent at the bank of the River Betwa to enjoy the Sunset. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Orchha / Khajuraho – 172 km., 3.5 hrs. drive
Khajuraho / Varanasi by flight
Breakfast at the hotel. Later drive back to Khajuraho to board flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to airport to board flight for Varanasi. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel for lunch. The evening after an adventurous cycle rickshaw ride visit the ghats to attend evening ceremony (prayer of the Ganges River) which is very enchanting. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 17: Varanasi
Early morning visit the ghats once again to see the morning life of local people and see the religious rituals while sitting on the boat and enjoy the beautiful Sunrise. Later walk through the narrow lanes of Old Varanasi. Back to hotel for breakfast. Afternoon visit Sarnath ruins where Budha gave his first sermon after attaining the enlightenment in Bodhgaya.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Varanasi / Delhi, flight
Breakfast at the hotel. In time departure transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Arrive in Delhi and check into a hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 19: Delhi – Departure
Departure transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
Now that you have glanced the itinerary in details you will know that how wonderfully each and every mentioned city has addressed itself.
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