You are offline

Please check your internet connection.

Success

Thank you for creating your shortlist.

Success

Successfully added to your favourites list

Error

An error occurred adding to your favourites list

Success

Successfully removed from your favourites list

Sorry listing cannot be favourited

This listing cannot be favourited as we haven't added it to our listings yet. Please let us know about this issue at hello@travlr.com

false

Ancient Caves with Temple & Backwater (16 Days)

On this 16 days tour explore the Ancient Caves of Ajanta & Ellora, visit the marvelous Temple of South India, and rejuvenate in the Backwater of Kerala. You will also visit Hyderabad the city blessed with extraordinary wealth of historic monuments. All airport transfers, sightseeing and excursion will be provide in an air conditioned vehicle, with private government licences local tour guide in each city. You will travel in flight on Mumbai - Aurangabad - Hyderabad - Chennai sectors.

per adult from

$3,589

AUD

Duration

16 days

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 15x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 15 nights
    • 15 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels.
    • Bottled drinking water in car
    • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
    • Deluxe air-conditioned private vehicle with chauffeur as per tour program.
    • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Government taxes.
    • Entry/Admission - Elephanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
    • Entry/Admission - Ajanta Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Ellora Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Qutab Shahi Tombs
    • Entry/Admission - Brihadeshwara Temple Bus Stop
    • Entry/Admission - Alleppey Backwaters
    • Entry/Admission - Mattancherry Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Mumbai - Aurangabad - Hyderabad - Chennai flight fare approx INR 15000 per person.
    • Camera charges at monuments
    • Meals other than mentioned in inclusions.
    • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

  • Day 1: Mumbai

    Pass By: Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra
    On arrival at Mumbai airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel (hotels check in time 1200hr afternoon, early check in subject to rooms availability). Rest time free for personal activities relax.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2: Mumbai

    Stop At: Elephanta Caves, Mumbai India
    Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Elephanta Island located 10kms away from the Gateway of India. Motorboats take passengers from Gateway of India to Elephanta Island. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century BC.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, DN Road Mumbai CST Area, Mumbai 400001 India
    Later Mumbai city tour. Visit the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (museum). Marine Drive which runs along the shoreline, starting at Nariman Point and up to Malabar Hill. Hanging Gardens laid out in 1881 these formally laid out gardens have a notable collection of hedges shaped like animals.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 3: Mumbai - Aurangabad (flight)

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Aurangabad.

    Pass By: Aurangabad, Aurangabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    On arrival at airport assistance and transfer to hotel.

    Pass By: Bibi Ka Maqbara, Begumpura Gulistan-e-Jauhar KARACHI, Aurangabad 431004 India
    Later city tour of Aurangabad, visit the Aurangabad Caves, which are artificial caves that were dug out of soft rock during the 6th and 7th century. Then, visit the Bibi Ka Maqbara - the burial place of Aurangzeb's first wife. Also visit a small archeological museum nearby.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 4: Aurangabad - Ajanta - Aurangabad (104kms/ 2hrs approx one way)

    Stop At: Ajanta Caves Road, Ajanta 431001 India
    Breakfast at hotel.Full day excursion to Ajanta Caves (Monday closed). The Buddhist Caves of Ajanta were discovered by the British officers in 1819 while tiger hunting. Ajanta Caves were first mentioned in the writings of the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang who visited India between A.D 629 and 645. The Caves at Ajanta are older than those at Ellora , which date from about 200 B.C to 650 A.D. Thirty beautiful Buddhist Caves with mesmerizing sculptures and paintings depicting Buddha's life as well the lives of the Buddha in his previous births. Five of these Caves are Chaityas (Place of worship) while the other twenty-five are Viharas (monasteries). Ajanta Caves are divided in two categories based on two schools of Buddhist thought - Hinayana Caves and Mahayana Caves.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Evening back to hotel in Aurangabad for overnight stay.

    Day 5: Aurangabad - Hyderabad (flight)

    Stop At: Ellora Caves, Ellora Cave Rd Ahead of Hiranya Reosrts, Aurangabad 431005 India
    Breakfast at hotel.Excursion to visit the Ellora Caves (Tuesday closed), a UNESCO World Heritage Site from about 200 B.C. to 650 A.D. There are a total of 34 monasteries and temples at Ellora, belonging to the three different religions, namely - Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines mentioned in the Shiva Purana. The temple is an important pilgrimage site in Shaivism tradition of Hinduism, which considers it as the last or twelfth Jyotirlinga (linga of light).
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Daulatabad, Daulatabad, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
    On way back visit Daulatabad Fort one of the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan. The defence system that made Daulatabad virtually impregnable comprises fortifications with double and even triple rows of massive walls.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Hyderabad District, Telangana
    Later transfer to airport to board flight for Hyderabad.

    Pass By: Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Hyderabad District, Telangana
    On arrival at Hyderabad airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel (hotels check in time 1200hr afternoon, early check in subject to rooms availability). Rest time free for personal activities relax.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 6: Hyderabad

    Stop At: Qutab Shahi Tombs, Toli Chowki 1 Km from Golconda Fort, Hyderabad 500008 India
    Breakfast at hotel, explore this wondrous capital, a 400 year-old metropolitan city teeming with bustling-bazaars and Muslim monuments. Visit to Golconda Fort, Qutub Shahi tombs, Salar Jung Museum, Hussain Sagar, Charminar, Grand Mecca Masjid.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 7: Hyderabad - Chennai (flight)

    Pass By: Chennai District, Chennai District, Tamil Nadu
    Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Chennai.

    Stop At: Chennai District, Chennai District, Tamil Nadu
    On arrival at Chennai airport assistance and transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing of colonial Chennai which includes Churches, Fort, Museum and government buildings. Also visit Marina beach.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 8: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry (235kms/ 5hrs approx)

    Stop At: Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Pondicherry via visiting Kanchipuram
    & Mahabalipuram Temples. On arrival in Pondicherry check & overnight at hotel.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 9: Pondicherry

    Stop At: Pondicherry, Pondicherry, Union Territory of Pondicherry
    Breakfast at hotel sightseeing of French colony, churches, Temple and Aurobindo Ashram. Rest time free and easy to relax on the beach.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 10: Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Gangai Konda Cholapuram - Darasuram - Thanjore (185kms/ 4hrs approx)

    Stop At: Chidambaram, Chidambaram, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Thanjore via visiting Chidambaram - Gangai Konda Cholapuram - Darasuram Temple. On arrival check in & overnight at hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 11: Thanjore - Trichy (60kms/ 1.5hrs approx)

    Stop At: Brihadeshwara Temple Bus Stop, Membalam Rd, Balaganapathy Nagar, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613007, India
    Breakfast at hotel visit Brihadeshwara Temple & Thanjore Fort. Drive to Trichy check in at hotel. Later visit Rock Fort Temple & Srirangam Temple.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 12: Trichy - Madurai (140kms/ 3hrs approx)

    Pass By: Madurai, Madurai, Madurai District, Tamil Nadu
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Madurai heck in at hotel.

    Pass By: Tirumalai, Tamil Nadu 606907, India
    Later sightseeing of Meenakshi Temple, Tirumalai Nayak Mahal & Vaniyur Mariamman Teppakulam Temple.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 13: Madurai - Periyar (Thekkady) (160kms/ 3hrs approx)

    Pass By: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536 India
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Periyar check in at hotel.

    Pass By: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki and Pathanamthitta Districts, Thekkady 685536 India
    Late afternoon spice plantation tour and village visit.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 14: Periyar (Thekkady)

    Stop At: Thekkady, Thekkady, Idukki District, Kerala
    Breakfast at hotel explore the park by boat. The special animals in this region include wild elephants, nilgiri langur monkeys, sambar deer, wild bison, and colorful birds.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel.

    Day 15: Thekaddy – Alleppey (135kms/ 3hrs approx)

    Stop At: Alleppey Backwaters, Alappuzha India
    Breakfast at hotel drive to Alleppey. Board a houseboat from here and glide over the enchanting backwaters of Kerala. Houseboat stay includes lunch & dinner on board.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Houseboat stay.

    Day 16: Alleppey – Cochin (60kms/ 1.5hrs approx)

    Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
    After breakfast disembark houseboat and drive to Cochin.

    Stop At: Mattancherry Palace, Palace Road, Kochi (Cochin) India
    City tour of Cochin - one of few places in India that has managed to preserve the remnants of its colonial past with utmost care. Visit Te Chinese fishing nets, St. Francis Church, Santa Cruz Basilica, Jewish Synagogue and the Mattancherry Palace.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Kochi (Cochin), Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam District, Kerala
    Later in evening/ night board flight for onward destination.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    On arrival at Mumbai airport assistance and transfer to hotelAirports
    • Mumbai Airport, Maharashtra 400099, Mumbai India
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Price using 5 star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 4 star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Price using 3 star hotels 10/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 9/23/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P47

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .