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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival with UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival with UNESCO World Heritage Sites - 08 Nights and 09 Days

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival with UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Day 1: Arrival Mumbai

Upon landing, our representatives welcome you and assist you to transfer at your pre-booked hotel. After checking into the hotel, have your leisurely refreshments and spend your day leisurely at Juhu Beach. Savor the beach side mouth-watering food like Pav-Bhaji’ and Bhel. Go for long walks along the beach and enjoy the day at its best.

Dinner and Night stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Mumbai

In the morning after sumptuous Breakfast at the hotel, head onto sightseeing tour of the Mumbai city. Begin your day trip with Gateway of India. From Gateway of India, catch a ferry to Elephant Island and explore the Elephanta Caves. Afterwards, proceed onto visit Rajabai Clock Tower, High Court, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (VT), Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive, Tapporewala Aquarium, and Siddhivinayak Temple.

Supper and Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Aurangabad

After an early morning wholesome Breakfast at the hotel, check-out and depart for Aurangabad. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and spend the day leisurely at your own independent activities.

Dinner and Night halt at the hotel.

Day 4: Aurangabad

In the morning after luxurious Breakfast, you will be taken to visit Aurangabad Caves and the renowned Bibi Ka Maqbara, the tomb of Begum Rabia-ud-Durani. Likewise visit Himroo Factory, located in the old town close Zaffar Gate, produces hand-woven Himroo shawls from cotton, silk and silver threads. This craftsmanship, known as Kam Khab, is thought to be cheaper when compared with the brocades of silk and gold threads.

Dinner and Night halt at the hotel.

Day 5: Ajanta Caves (Aurangabad excursion)

In the morning after wholesome Breakfast at the inn, leave for a day excurison to visit Ajanta Caves which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ajanta Caves preserves some of the best gems of Buddhist craftsmanship including both the Theravada and Mahayana Buddhist customs. Explore and appreciate the most dazzling detailed carvings and additionally superb artistic creations on the walls, pillars, ceilings and doorways.

Later the day, head back to inn in Aurangabad and unwind.

Supper and Night stay at the inn.

Day 6: Ellora Caves (Aurangabad excursion)

After an early morning relaxed Breakfast at the inn, proceed onto an one more day of excursion to Ellora Caves. Listed under the record of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the caves of Ellora are preserved as an imaginative artistic legacy just in an order to inspire and improve the lives of eras to come. Explore the radiance of the 34 caves arranged linearly which contain hall of worship, monasteries, and Hindu and Jain temples.

Later the day, drive back to hotel where a luxurious dinner awaits you. Night halt at the hotel.

Day 7: Drive to Mumbai

In the morning after Breakfast at the lodging, check-out and leave for Mumbai. Check-in at the inn on reaching and revive your body and mind. After a while, head onto attend the great celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. Visit the homes of families from different areas of India and find out about the historical backdrop of the celebration’s current form. After this, hop over to the idolmakers’ quarters and round up the excursion with a visit to the Sarvajanik Ganesh mandal to see the beautiful decoration.

In the evening, go and participate in evening Aarti.

Dinner and Night stay at the hotel.

Day 8: Mumbai

Here’s the day come we all are waiting for. After breakfast, proceed out to attend the excellent parade of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. When all the merriments are over, the icons which have been worshipped in the course of recent days are taken out in a fabulous parade. During this parade the worshiped God is lifted on willing shoulders, or rides in open trucks and carriages. The devotees hit the dance floor with extraordinary energy and singing leases the air, encouraging the god to return post haste the following year. “Ganpati bapa, mouriya! Pudcha varshi, laukar ya!” Hail Lord Ganesha, please return soon next year. Appreciate the parade joined by firecrackers shows, thumping drums and the sound of a huge number of voices singing reverential tunes, and then the icons are ritually immersed in the sea. The immersion ceremony, which is known as the ‘visarjan’, marks the end of the merriments.

After enjoying the festival at its best, head back to hotel and relax.

Dinner and Night stay at the hotel.

Day 9: Departure

Today, you will be transferred at Mumbai Airport to board flight back to home.

Destination covered in this Tour:

Mumbai
Aurangabad

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