Day 1: Arrive Mumbai
Upon your arrival at Mumbai airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and assist in transferring you to your hotel. After check-in, you'll have free time to relax and pursue personal activities.
Day 2: Mumbai
Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Your exploration of Mumbai, the bustling metropolis of India, begins with a visit to the iconic Elephanta Caves (closed on Mondays). These ancient rock-cut cave temples on Elephanta Island are renowned for their intricate sculptures and historical significance.
After returning to the city, embark on a comprehensive city tour. Your itinerary includes notable landmarks such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Prince of Wales Museum, Mani Bhawan, and the renowned Dhobi Ghat, where traditional laundry services operate.
Day 3: Mumbai - Hyderabad (Flight)
Following breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Hyderabad, another vibrant Indian city. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to unwind and engage in personal activities.
Day 4: Hyderabad
After a wholesome breakfast at your hotel, set out to explore the historic city of Hyderabad. Your itinerary includes several remarkable attractions, such as the mighty Golconda Fort Complex, the picturesque Qutubshahi Tombs, the iconic Charminar, the elegant Mecca Mosque, the fascinating Salarjung Museum, and the regal Chowmohalla Palace. Each site offers a unique glimpse into Hyderabad's rich heritage.
Day 5: Hyderabad - Hampi (Flight)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Vijayanagar, the gateway to Hampi's cultural treasures. Upon landing, you will be driven to your hotel in Hampi. The remainder of the day is at your leisure, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate.
Day 6: Hampi
Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel before venturing into the captivating world of Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore this ancient city, known for its remarkable temple complexes from the Vijayanagara Empire. Visit the Hazara Rama Temple, Kings Balance, Mahanavami Dibba, Royal Enclosures, Statue of Ugra Narasimha Temple, Virupaksha Temple, Vithala and Lotus Mahal, Vithala Temple Complex, and the ASI Museum, all of which bear testimony to the city's rich history.
Day 7: Hampi - Gokarna Beach (310kms)
After breakfast, depart for the serene beaches of Gokarna. En route, explore the ancient temples in Lakkundi, including the Mallikarjuna, Virabhadra, Manikeshwara, Nanneshwara, Lakshminarayana, Someshwara, Nilakanteshwara temples. Continue your journey to Gokarna and check in to your hotel. You'll have the evening free to relax, and you can explore the beautiful palm-lined beaches such as Gokarna, Kudle, and Om Beach.
Day 8: Gokarna Beach
Following breakfast, embark on a spiritual journey by visiting the Mahabaleshwar Temple and Koti Teertha, a temple tank where devotees take holy dips. Drive along the coastline, passing picturesque palm-fringed beaches like Gokarna, Kudle, and Om Beach. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax on the beach or explore as you wish.
Day 9 - 11: Gokarna Beach
Enjoy three more days of leisure and relaxation in the idyllic setting of Gokarna Beach. You can continue to unwind on the beach, indulge in optional Ayurvedic treatments, or explore the area at your own pace. These days are yours to savor the tranquil surroundings.
Day 12: Gokarna Beach - Hubli (150kms)/ Mumbai (Flight)
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to Hubli airport for your flight back to Mumbai. Upon arrival in Mumbai, you can choose to embark on an optional shopping tour with your driver, exploring famous malls and markets in Dadar, Fort, and Colaba Causeway.
Day 13: Mumbai - Departure (Flight)
Relish a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Depending on your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Mumbai airport for your onward journey. Depart with cherished memories of this multi-faceted expedition through India's diverse landscapes and cultural heritage.