Charminar Hydrabad

Prince of Wales - Mumbai

St. Cathedral Goa

Badami

Hospet

Gol Gumbaz - Bijapur

Heritage Exotic Tour
Duration :

12 Nights / 13 Days

Highlights :

Mumbai - Goa-Badami - Patadakkal - Hospet - Hampi - Bijapur - Gulberga - Hyderabad

Detailed Itenerary

Day 01:Arrive Mumbai
On arrival Mumbai, transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: In Mumbai
After breakfast transfer to Gateway of India for excursion to Elephanta Caves by Motor Launch. Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of Mumbai visiting Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the slopes of Malabar Hill, offering a panoramic view of Marine Drive & Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat, Gateway of India and drive through the Crawford Market, Marine Drive and flora Fountain. If time permit can visit Siddhi Vinayak Temple

Day 03: Mumbai/Goa
After breakfast transfer to Airport to connect flight for Goa. On arrival Goa, transfer to Hotel. Balance day free. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: In Goa
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Goa visiting Panjim, Altinho, Donapaula-notable landmark from where one can have an excellent view of India’s largest natural harbor and lush gegetation, Gasper Dias Beach and on the Old Goa to see the Basilica of Bom Jesus where the body of St. Francis Xavier is enshrined in a silver casket the Cathedral of St. Catherine, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Goa/Badami
After breakfast leave Goa for Badami. On arrival Badami, Check- in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Badami. Badami is noted for two early inscriptions dating events in history in the 6th century. The earlier one in sanskrit dates back to 543 CE, from the period of Pulakesi I (Vallabheswara), on a hillock. Near the Bhutanata temple, on a rock, there is an inscription testifying Mamalla Pallava's victory over the Chalukyas in the year 642 CE. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: In Badami
After breakfast proceed for full day excursion of Aihole Aihoḷe is a temple complex in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, It is a very popular tourist spot in north Karnataka. It lies to the east of Pattadakal, along the Malaprabha River. Also visit Patadakkal- a village and an important tourist centre in the state and is located on the left bank of the Malaprabha River Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Badami/Hospet
After breakfast leave for Hospet. On arrival Hospet check in at Hotel, Afternoon sightseeing of Hospet- Its tourist importance lies in its proximity to Hampi, the site of the medieval Vijayanagar Empire, situated about 12 kms. away. The Tungabhadra Dam here harnesses the sweet waters of the Tungabhadra River. At the base of lthe dam is a garden, styled along Japanese lines. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 In Hospet
After breakfast proceed for fullday excursion to Hampi - A World Heritage Centre & the most beautiful and evocative of all the ruins in Karnataka. The erstwhile capital of the Vijayanagar kingdom, Hampi is full of delightful surprises. Like the King's Balance where kings were weighed against grain, gold or money which was then distributed to the poor, the Queen's Bath with its arched corridors, projecting balconies, the two-storied Lotus Mahal with recessed archways, the huge Elephant Stables, the splendid Vittala Temple with its musical pillars and the Stone Chariot, the Virupaksha Temple, still used for worship, Ugra Narasimha, the 6.7 m tall monolith, the Mahanavami Dibba and so much more. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09: Hospet/Bijapur
After breakfast leave for Bijapur. On arrival Bijapur check in at Hotel Afternoon sightseeing of Bijapur visiting Gol Gumbaz - The tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah, boasts of the second-largest tomb in the world. 44 m in diameter, the interior of the dome is mysteriously unsupported and has a whispering gallery under it, whose acoustics are superb. Also visit Jumma Masjid, The Malik-e-Maidan. Overnight at hotel

Day 10: Bijapur/Gulberga
After breakfast leave Bijapur for Gulberga. On arrival Gulberga check in at Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing of Gulberga visiting Fort, inside the fort is Jumma Masjid, Khawaza Bande Nawaz, Dargah Library. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Gulberga/Hyderabad
After breakfast leave for Hyderabad enroute visiting Bidar- The walled fort town, on a red literate plateau in North Karnataka, once the capital of the Bahamanis and the Barid Shahis, remained an important centre until it fell to Aurangzeb in 1656. visit The Fort, Rangin Mahal( Coloured Palace, Sola Khamba Masjid, Gagan Mahal, Madrasa of Mahamud Gawan. On arrival Hyderabad check in at Hotel. Balance day free. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12 In Hyderabad
After breakfast sightseeing of Hyderabad visiting Salarjung Museum,Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Laad Bazzar and Hussain Sagar Lake. Afternoon visit Golconda fort - one of the most magnificent fortress complex in India which lies on the western outskirts around 11km from Hyderabad, The history of Golconda Fort dates back to the early 13th century, when this south eastern part of the country was ruled by the Kakatiyas. The bulk of the ruins of this fort, date from the time of the Qutub Shahi kings, who had ruled this area in the 16th and 17th century. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Depart Hyderabad
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Airport to connect flight for onward destinations.