Golden Triangle with Mumbai Tour
18 Nights / 19 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Mumbai
Mumbai - Bhavnagar - Palitana - Ahmedpur-Mandvi - Sasan Gir - Junagarh -
Rajkot - Wankaner - Ahmedabad - Mount Abu - Udaipur - Jaipur - Agra - Delhi
Mumbai. Meeting & Greeting at Airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of
day free at leisure and relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Mumbai
After breakfast sight seeing tour to Mumbai visit Gateway of India,
Elephanta Caves - The caves houses large pillars that seem to hold the
ceiling which is made of cross beams. The picturesque presentations of the 9
marvelous sculptured panels, set on the walls are awe-inspiring. The most
famous of the panels is the Trimurthi, or triple-headed Shiva, where the God
is depicted as the destroyer, the preserver and the creator. Later in the
afternoon cruise back to Gateway of India. Also visit Prince of Wales
Museum, Parliament House, Marine Drive, Jain Temple, Hanging Gardens.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Mumbai - Bhavnagar
After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect morning flight for
Bhavnagar. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later sightseeing tour of
Bhavnagar visiting the Gandhi Smriti which has a library, a small museum,
gallery and memorial to the founder of India. Gauri Shankar Lake - a picnic
spot and Takhteshwar Temple with fine views from the hilltop. Rest of the
time is at leisure or you may explore the city on your own. Overnight at
Day 04 : Bhavnagar - Palitana (50 Kms 1 hr. drive )
After breakfast drive to Palitana. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Later
visit the Palitana temple, covered Shatrunjaya Hill; 2,000 ft. near Palitana
town has 863 shrines and exquisite marble temples with arches, carved
pillars and bejewelled idols. The temples range from the 11th to 20th
century. Rest of the evening free for your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : Palitana - Ahmedpur - Mandvi (186 Kms. 4 hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive to Ahmedpur-Mandvi. On arrival transfer to hotel.
Ahmedpur-Mandvi, on the coastline of Gujarat, is one of the finest beaches
in India. Afternoon visit the beach and relax. Day is free for individual
activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 : Ahmedpur - Mandvi
day is free for leisure on the beach. The beach is white and firm, ideal for
walks, and the water perfect for swimming. A variety of Water sports options
are on offer-water scooting, skiing, surfing, Para sailing, and speed
boating. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07 : Ahmedpur - Somnath (58 Kms / 2 hrs. drive) - Sasan Gir
After breakfast drive to Sasan Gir En-route visit Somnath Temple. Somnath,
The historic shore temple of Somnath is one of the 12 important Jyotirlingas
of Shiva in India. A museum nearby has exhibits from the original temple
before invaders destroyed it. The port town of Veraval nearby has
interesting docks and palaces. Later leave for Sasan Gir by car. On arrival
at Sasan-Gir, transfer to hotel. Evening jungle safari into the sanctuary.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Sasan Gir - Junagarh (58 Kms. 1 hr. drive)
After breakfast full day free for game viewing and jungle safari at the Gir
Wild life Reserve. Later drive to Junagarh. On arrival at Junagarh transfer
to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel
Day 09 : Junagarh
After breakfast visit to the Junagarh Fort, rife with palaces, gardens and
mosques: Fort Uparkot and Sakerbagh Garden, take a panoramic view of Girnar
Mountain, which has the 12th century Jain temples. Rest of the day is free
for relaxation. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 : Junagarh - Rajkot - Wankaner (160 Kms. 3 Hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive for Wankaner en-route visiting Rajkot. If time
permits visit the Watson Museum Located in the pleasant Jubilee garden,
Swaminarayan Temples and Gurukul are the places where people of all faith go
to seek blessings. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Evening is free for
leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 : Wankaner - Ahmedabad (211 Kms. 5 Hrs. drive)
After breakfast visit the various temples and Ranjit Vilas Palace etc.
Drive to Ahmedabad. On arrival transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time is
free for leisure or you may explore the city on your own. Overnight at
Day 12 : Ahmedabad
After breakfast sightseeing tour of the city, visiting the magnificent
Mosque of Siddi Saiyad with its exquisite stone carvings, the beautiful Jama
Masjid, white marbled Hathee Singh's Temple, Dada Hari Baoli, Shaking
Minarets, Calico Textile Museum and Sabarmati Ashram started by Mahatma
Gandhi. Afternoon visit to Akshardham 32 kms. Afternoon excursion to Patan
visiting Rani-Ki-Vav and other architectural buildings return to the hotel
Day 13 : Ahmedabad - Mount Abu (approx 227 Kms. 5 hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive to Mount Abu. On arrival transfer to hotel. Mount Abu
- The only Hill Station in Rajasthan, attracts tourist for the Jain temples
dating back to 11th and 13th century. Rest of the time is free for leisure.
In the evening can view sunset. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 : Mount Abu
breakfast full day to explore the attractions of Mt. Abu including the
famous Jain Temples of Delwara with amazing architecture and finest carvings
in marble, visits to various peaks and temples and a drive on the hills of
Mt. Abu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15 : Mount Abu - Udaipur
After breakfast drive to Udaipur (approx 153 Kms. 5 hrs. drive). On arrival
transfer to hotel. Evening is free for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16 : Udaipur
After breakfast sightseeing tour to Udaipur. Udaipur - is one of the most
beautiful cities of Rajasthan, known as city of Lakes, Palaces and Gardens.
Morning visit the City Palace in all its ancient glory, the residence of the
Maharajas of Udaipur. City Palace has several carved balconies, arches and
decorated pillars. Onto Sahelion - Ki-Bari (queen's resort for the friends)
famous for its spectacular lawns, fountains and shady walks. Overnight at
Day 17 : Udaipur - Jaipur
After breakfast transfer to Airport to connect flight for Jaipur. On
arrival transfer to hotel. Later sightseeing tour to Jaipur. Which includes
Afternoon visit City Palace and Museum. Nearby is the ornate Hawa Mahal
(Palace of winds) which is five stories high and is decorated with delicate
screens carved from stone. Also visit Jantar Mantar. Observatory, which is
still equipped with immense, brick and mortar instrument. Overnight at
Day 18 : Jaipur - Agra
After early breakfast visit Amer Fort. Ascend by painted elephant / Jeep
Safari up to fort with its huge gateways and pillared pavilions. It has a
marble Palace, Temple of victory and Sheesh Mahal (Hall of Mirrors). Later
drive to Agra which is 232 approx. 05 hrs. drive. En-route visiting the
Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival transfer to hotel in Agra. Overnight Agra.
Day 19 : Agra - Delhi - Onward Destination.
Morning sightseeing tour of Agra visiting the world Famous Taj Mahal, Agra
Fort & Itmad-ud-Daula. Later proceed to Delhi (203 kms/ 5 hrs) via.
Sikandra. On arrival transfer to Airport to connect flight for onward
(Note : Taj Mahal is closed on all Fridays).