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Mandu Marvels: A Journey through History

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Duration

8 hrs7

Cancellation

Up to 5 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Explore the enchanting city of Mandu on our “Mandu Marvels” tour, a captivating journey through history. Witness the spellbinding Afghan architecture that graces this ancient fort city, surrounded by stone walls and adorned with baobab trees from Africa. Delve into the tales of royal romance within grand palaces and unlock the secrets held by imperial gateways. Highlights include the domed marvel of Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, the vast Jami Masjid mosque, and the timeless Jahaz Mahal, all reflecting the rich and varied history of Mandu.

Highlights

  • Explore the exquisite Hoshang Shah's Tomb, an architectural masterpiece that inspired the Taj Mahal's design.
  • Visit the vast Jami Masjid mosque, featuring impressive courtyards and rich historical significance.
  • Marvel at the imposing Jahaz Mahal, a stone "ship" floating over twin lakes, echoing Mandu's fascinating history.
  • Discover the romantic tales at Rani Roopmati's Pavilion, offering breathtaking views of the Narmada River.
  • Explore Baz Bahadur's Palace and immerse yourself in the royal romance and culture of ancient Mandu.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 $ 187.00
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 $ 341.00
3 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 $ 528.00
4 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 $ 677.00
5 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 $ 840.00
6 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 $ 1,027.00
7 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 $ 1,213.00

What you will do

Indicative Pick Up Time: 8:00 AM

Indicative Drop Off Time: 7:00 PM

Itinerary:

Morning: Departure from Indore

8:00 AM: Your day begins with a prompt pick-up from your hotel in Indore by your private guide and driver.

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Enjoy a comfortable drive through scenic countryside as you head towards Mandu. Your knowledgeable guide may provide insights into the region's history, culture, and significance along the way.

Mid-Morning: Arrival in Mandu

10:30 AM: Arrive in Mandu, the ancient fort city surrounded by stone walls and dotted with darwazas (gateways). As you enter the city, you'll be greeted by the grandeur of Afghan architecture and the historical significance that envelops this place.
Sightseeing in Mandu:

Hoshang Shah's Tomb: Your first stop is the magnificent Hoshang Shah's Tomb, a domed marble mausoleum known for its exquisite Afghan architecture. This tomb, built in the 15th century, is believed to have inspired the construction of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.

Jami Masjid: Next, visit the vast Jami Masjid mosque, featuring impressive courtyards framed by colonnades. This architectural marvel is a testament to Mandu's rich history and cultural diversity.

Jahaz Mahal: Witness the grandeur of the Jahaz Mahal, a palace that appears as if it's floating over the twin lakes. This stunning structure has centuries of history and stories to share with visitors.

Rani Roopmati's Pavilion: Explore Rani Roopmati's Pavilion, a picturesque structure known for its panoramic views of the Narmada River and the surrounding landscapes. It's a place where romance and history intertwine.

Baz Bahadur's Palace: Your journey continues to Baz Bahadur's Palace, an ancient royal residence filled with tales of love, music, and cultural richness. Immerse yourself in the royal heritage of Mandu.

Lunch Break:

1:00 PM: Break for lunch at a local restaurant in Mandu. Savor the flavors of the region's cuisine (lunch cost not included) while enjoying the ambiance of this historic city.
Afternoon Exploration:

Rewa Kund: Visit Rewa Kund, a historic reservoir known for its architectural beauty and serene surroundings. Take a leisurely stroll and soak in the peaceful atmosphere that surrounds this site.

Hindola Mahal: Explore Hindola Mahal, a unique structure with sloping walls that give it the appearance of a swinging palace. Discover its purpose and significance as you delve into its history.

Return Journey:

4:30 PM: Bid farewell to Mandu as you embark on your return journey to Indore. During the drive back, reflect on the rich history and cultural treasures you encountered during the day.
Evening Return:

7:00 PM: Arrive back in Indore, where your memorable day trip concludes. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your Mandu exploration and the historical wonders you discovered.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Languages

English

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