Welcome to the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, the financial and entertainment capital of India. Upon arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing and acclimatizing to the vibrant atmosphere of the city.
Start your day with a hearty breakfast before embarking on a full-day sightseeing tour of Mumbai. Visit the iconic Gateway of India, a majestic monument overlooking the Arabian Sea, and the nearby Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, a symbol of grandeur and opulence. Next, head to Elephanta Island by ferry and explore the ancient Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its rock-cut temples and sculptures dedicated to Lord Shiva. Afterward, visit the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), a treasure trove of art, artifacts, and historical exhibits. End your day with a visit to Dhobi Ghat, a massive open-air laundry that showcases the unique washing culture of Mumbai.
Bid farewell to Mumbai as you take a domestic flight to Bangalore, the "Silicon Valley" of India. Upon arrival, check-in at your Bangalore hotel and rest after your journey. If time permits visit some of the places around.
Embark on a city tour of Bangalore, known for its beautiful gardens and historical landmarks. Visit the magnificent Bangalore Palace, a stunning example of Tudor-style architecture, and explore its opulent interiors. Next, head to Lalbagh Botanical Garden, a lush green paradise with a diverse collection of plant species, including the famous Lal Bagh Rock. Take a leisurely stroll through Cubbon Park, the city's green lung, and admire the grandeur of the Vidhana Soudha, a majestic government building.
Depart for Mysore, a city steeped in history and culture, known for its royal heritage and grand palaces. On the way, visit the beautiful Srirangapatna, the historical capital of the Tipu Sultan, and explore the impressive Srirangapatna Fort and the beautiful Ranganathaswamy Temple.
Discover the grandeur of Mysore Palace, a splendid example of Indo-Saracenic architecture and the former residence of the Wadiyars, the erstwhile royal family of Mysore. Explore the Chamundi Hill, home to the Chamundeshwari Temple, and enjoy panoramic views of Mysore from the hilltop. In the evening, visit the enchanting Brindavan Gardens, famous for its musical fountain and illuminated water displays.
Commence on a journey to Hassan, a city renowned for its historical temple complexes. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Shivasamudram Falls, a majestic waterfall gracefully cascading on the Kaveri River.
On the 8th day, immerse yourself in the wonders of Hassan as you explore its captivating attractions and historical treasures. Discover the rich heritage of this city, adorned with ancient temples and architectural marvels that offer glimpses into the glorious past of South India. Prepare to be enchanted by the cultural tapestry woven into the very fabric of Hassan, leaving you with cherished memories of this remarkable sightseeing experience. Explore the magnificent Hoysaleswara Temple and Kedareshwara Temple in Belur, known for their intricate carvings and beautiful architecture. Visit the Chennakeshava Temple in Halebidu, a masterpiece of Hoysala architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Journey to Hospet, a city that serves as a gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hampi, a mesmerizing archaeological site with ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. Overnight relax at the hotel.
Step back in time as you explore the ancient ruins of Hampi, known for its fascinating history and stunning architecture. Marvel at the Virupaksha Temple, including the Lotus Mahal, Vittala Temple with its iconic Stone Chariot, the Royal Enclosure. Elephant Stables, and Queen's Bath. Overnight relax.
Travel to Badami, an ancient town renowned for its cave temples and red sandstone cliffs. En-route, visit the ancient town of Pattadakal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its stunning temples.
Visit the impressive rock-cut cave temples of Badami, along with the Bhutanatha Temples and the archaeological site of Aihole, known as the "Cradle of Indian Architecture." Overnight relax at the hotel.
On the fourteenth day of your remarkable journey, bid farewell to Badami and set forth on an enthralling excursion to the captivating city of Hubli. Known for its vibrant cultural heritage and rich historical legacy, Hubli welcomes you with open arms. As you venture into this city, be prepared to be enchanted by its alluring charm and the intriguing stories it holds within its ancient walls. Hubli promises to be a delightful stop on your expedition, where you can immerse yourself in the fusion of tradition and modernity that characterizes this thriving urban center. Get ready to be captivated by the sights and sounds that define Hubli, leaving you with cherished memories of a city that celebrates its heritage with pride and grace.
Embark on a scenic journey to the sun-kissed beaches of Goa, a tropical haven renowned for its breathtaking shorelines, lively culture, and relaxed ambiance. Traverse through picturesque landscapes as you make your way to this coastal paradise that beckons with its allure and charm. Goa is a destination that captivates visitors with its azure waters, golden sands, and palm-fringed beaches, offering a perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, indulge in delectable seafood, and explore the diverse attractions that make Goa a sought-after destination for travelers from around the world. Get ready to soak up the warm sun, feel the soft sand beneath your feet, and experience the carefree spirit that defines Goa, leaving you with cherished memories of a beachside retreat unlike any other.
Wake up early to make the most of your day in Goa. Head to the beaches and indulge in water sports activities such as parasailing, jet-skiing, or banana boat rides. If you prefer a more laid-back experience, simply bask in the sun, take a leisurely stroll along the shore, or go for a refreshing swim in the sea. In the afternoon, explore the vibrant markets and shacks that offer a variety of local crafts, souvenirs, and delicious Goan cuisine. Don't miss out on trying some authentic Goan seafood dishes at a beachside restaurant.
Visit Old Goa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore the beautiful churches like the Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral. Learn about the rich history and architecture of these ancient structures. Next, head to the Aguada Fort for panoramic views of the Arabian Sea and the surrounding landscape.
Take a day trip to the majestic Dudhsagar Waterfalls, one of the tallest waterfalls in India. Enjoy the scenic journey through lush greenery to reach the falls and witness the gushing milky-white waters. Rest of the day for leisure exploration. Overnight relax at the Hotel.
After breakfast pack your bags, and bid farewell to this beautiful beach destination as you depart for your onward journey. Drop off a the Goa Airport. Tour Ends here.