Tour Highlights:

  • Discover the vibrant city of Mumbai, its sights, shops and restaurants.
  • The awe-inspiring sights of Ajanta and Ellora – phenomenal architecture from centuries ago.
  • Visit two of India’s best vineyards and try some of their produce.
  • Spend time relaxing at the beach in Goa.

This is a fun, off beat itinerary discovering the highlights of Maharashtra, not as well-known as some states but with a phenomenal diversity! From the 21st Century capital of Mumbai known for Bollywood, shops, art galleries and great food from street food to fine dining! Aurangabad is the base from which to discover one of the largest rock cut cave temples in the world and UNESCO sight of 29 Buddhist rock cut caves dating from 2nd century BC. Then onto discovery one of the newer aspects of Mahrashtra, it’s vineyards which now produce much of India’s wines. Then, head to Goa for some relaxing time at the beach, or discover the markets, restaurants and old town of Fontainhas!


Day Activity Location Accommodation
1 Arrive into Mumbai, transfer to the hotel. Rest of day at leisure Mumbai Trident
2 A full day sightseeing of Mumbai. Mumbai Trident
3 A day to explore the art galleries, shops and restaurants of the city. Mumbai Trident
4 Fly to Aurangabad, check into the hotel, Rest of day at leisure . Aurangabad  Welcome Rama International
5 Visit Ajanta Caves – a UNESCO World Heritage Sight. Aurangabad  Welcome Rama International
6 Visit the Ellora Caves – A UNESCO World Heritage sight. Aurangabad  Welcome Rama International
7 Transfer by road to Nashik. Check into the hotel. Evening wine tasting. Nashik & Beyond Sula
8 Morning at leisure. Afternoon visit York Winery. Nashik & Beyond Sula
9 Drive to Mumbai & fly to Goa, check into hotel. Goa Double Tree by Hilton
10 At leisure Goa Double Tree by Hilton
11 At leisure Goa Double Tree by Hilton
12 At leisure Goa Double Tree by Hilton
13 Depart

Best time to visit: September to April

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