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DAY 01: Mumbai

Falcon Tours and Travels Meet and greet on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Depending on your arrival time relax or half day sightseeing, visit to The Gateway of India - The Gateway of India was constructed in the year 1924 is the greatest tourist halt of Mumbai. The Gateway of India is the monument stood testament to British Supremacy, Prince of Wales Museum - Prince of Wales Museum is one of the best museums the country was structured in the year 1914 and surrounded by all the beautiful landscapes of Mumbai. A wise collection of painting, art, old fire arms and rare coins in Prince of Wales Museum makes the spot a worth destination to tour. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 02: Mumbai

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing, visit to Elephanta Island - Elephanta Cave Island - The Elephanta Island was the capital of the powerful coastal kingdom and the mine of caves from 6th century. When the Portuguese took control of the island, they named it after a monolith of an elephant, Hanging Gardens - Hanging Garden is laid on the top of Malabar Hill provide a magnificent view of the city. The Hanging Garden or Ferozshah Mehta is a genuine tourist halt since 1881, Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus - It is the most imposing Building in Mumbai where countries first train rolled out. It is formerly known as the Victoria Terminus and thus there remains a statute of queen Victoria at the entrance of the terminus. It looks like a church than a railway station. Later on in the evening visit to Marine Drive - It is also known as the Netaji Subash Chandra Marg, a bustling waterfront walkway. Every evening thousands of visitors make their cool visit to Marine Drive to see its stunning sunset. Marine Drive runs from the Nariman point to the foot of Malabar hill, is built on the land reclaimed along the Arabian shore. Evening time for shopping or go for the best restaurant for dinner. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 03: Mumbai / Aurangabad (By Flight)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Mumbai Airport to board your flight to Aurangabad. On arrival at Aurangabad, meet & greet and transfer to Hotel and freshen up. Half day sightseeing, visit to Aurangabad Caves - Apart from the world famous Ajanta and Ellora caves, Aurangabad acquires its own group of caves 2 km north of the Bibi-ka-Maqbara. They were carved out of the hillside around the 6th or 7th century AD. All the 10 caves at this place are associated with Buddhism. All the caves in the Western group are called Viharas, Bibi Ka Maqbara - Bearing a little resemblance from Taj Mahal, Bibi Ka Maquara is the tomb of Begum Rabia-ud-Durani, wife of Emperor Aurangazeb. Thus, it is also called, "Poor Man's Taj Mahal". Later in the evening visit to Himroo Factory - The Himroo factory, situated in the old town near Zaffar Gate, produces hand-woven Himroo shawls from cotton, silk and silver threads. This art, known as Kam Khab, is considered to be a cheaper alternative to the prized brocades of silk and gold thread. This is the best bet while shopping in Aurangabad. Return Back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 04: Aurangabad / Ajantha Caves - Day Excursion (100 Kms / 3 Hrs)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after early morning breakfast, full day excursion to Ajantha Caves - Ajanta Caves has been designated as a World Heritage Site, to be preserved as an artistic legacy that will come to inspire and enrich the lives of generations to come. Ajantha Caves has 29 caves and remained shrouded in mystery for over a millennium, till John Smith, a British Army Officer, accidentally rediscovered them while on a hunting expedition in 1819.

Situated far away from inhabitation, amidst isolated surroundings, these caves were built in the middle of a huge rock. The main aim behind the construction of the Ajanta Caves was to provide a dwelling and praying place for the Buddhist monks, who were dedicated towards the mission of spreading the principles of Buddhism throughout the world. All of them have been carved with precision and adorned with exquisite architectural details. The sculptures seen here seem to be the result of superb craftsmanship. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 05: Aurangabad / Ellora Caves - Day Excursion (30 Kms 1 Hr)

Falcon Tours and TravelsMorning after early morning breakfast, full day excursion to Ellora Caves - Founded in the period between 5th century and 10th century AD, these caves were declared as one of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, a number of years back. They are believed to have been built by the rulers of the Rashtrakuta Dynasty and serve as the epitome of rock-cut architecture in India. The total number of caves at Ellora is 34 and they represent the three different religions of the world - Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.

Ellora Caves were carved out of the vertical face of the Charanandri hills and comprise of temples as well as monasteries. There are total twelve Buddhist Caves at Ellora (numbered 1 to 12), while the Hindu Caves number seventeen (13 to 29). On the other hand, the Jain Caves excavated at the site are only five in number (numbered 30 to 34). The co-existence of Hindi, Jain and Buddhist Caves, at the same site, serves as a proof of the fact that religious harmony prevailed during that period. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

DAY 06: Aurangabad / Mumbai (By Flight)

Morning after Breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to Aurangabad Airport to board your flight back to Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai, meet & greet and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day free to relax or go around Mumbai city for shopping. Evening enjoy the nightlife in Mumbai or dine in the Restaurant. Overnight.

DAY 07: Mumbai

Morning after breakfast, check out of the hotel and depending on the departure time to your onwards journey, transfer to Mumbai Airport. Tour Ends.

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