Destination Covered: Mumbai-Ahmedabad – Bhavnagar – Ujjain-Mandu-Indore-Bhopal-Gwalior-Agra-Delhi
Central India is the part of India that is teeming with the places bequeathed with natural beauty, heritage, culture and much more. Travelling to this part of India leaves the traveller with the memories that remain etched in their minds all through their life. When this tour to Central India is mixed with travelling to Gujarat, the excitement and pleasure enhance manifolds. Gujarat is the destination no less than an empyrean for the travelers.
This 14 Nights and 15 Days itinerary takes the traveller to a comprehensive and congenial tour of central India and Gujarat. The major destinations covered in this tour package are Mumbai, Bhavnagar, Ahmadabad, Ujjain, Mandu, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior and Agra. The major highlights of the tour are visiting Dhobhighat and Elephanta Caves in Mumbai, exploring the temple of Shri Adishwara, which the First Jain Apostle in Palitana, visiting the Sidi Bashir’s Mosque and Narayan Temple in Ahmadabad, journey to Harsiddhi Temple and Vikram Kirti Mandir in Ujjain, exploring the Baz Bahadur’s Palace and Rani Roopmati’s Pavilion in Mandu, enjoying day trip to the holy towns of Maheshwar and Omkareshwar, carrying out a trip to Sanchi, which is a world-famous Buddhist site, paying homage at Laxminarayan Temple in Gwalior, visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra and visiting Lotus Temple and Qutub Minar in Delhi. The tour makes the travellers drenched in the unmatched culture, heritage and beauty of Central India and Gujarat.
Day 01: Arrival in Mumbai
On arrival in Mumbai, meet our tour representative who will receive you at the Mumbai Airport and transfer you to your already booked hotel. Check in at the hotel for dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Day 02: Mumbai
After breakfast in the morning, we will proceed for a city tour. We will be visiting popular places of Mumbai such as the Prince of Wales Museum, Hanging Garden, Dhobhighat, and Elephanta Caves, a World Heritage Site. The Elephanta Caves have some quaint temples that date back to the 7th century. Later, return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Mumbai – Bhavnagar (By Flight)
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave to board a flight to Bhavnagar. On arrival, check in at the hotel and after resting for some time, we will leave for the city sightseeing tour of Bhavnagar.
Located in the peninsular region of Gujarat, Bhavnagar is dotted with a number of lakes and Hindu shrines. The famous Hindu Shrines in the city are BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Takhteshwar temple, Khodiyar temple, Omkareshwar temple and many more. Founded by Bhavsinghji Gohil, the city was once a booming port town. After exploring the city, we will return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Bhavnagar
Today after breakfast in the morning, we will leave for Palitana which is home to renowned Jain temples. There are more than 863 temples that are wonderful specimens of marble architecture. Overnight stay at the hotel in Bhavnagar.
Day 05: Bhavnagar – Ahmedabad – Ujjain
Post breakfast in the morning, we will drive to Ahmedabad. On arrival, check in at the hotel. After getting fresh enjoy lunch and after then we will proceed for city sightseeing tour. Popular reputed places like Calico Museum, Jama Masjid, Sidi Bashir’s Mosque, Rani Rupmati’s Mosque and the Narayan Temple we will cover in this sightseeing tour. Later, we will board the overnight train to Ujjain from the Ahmedabad Railway station.
Day 06: Ujjain
On arrival in Ujjain our executive will receive you and transfer to hotel. After getting fresh and taking breakfast we will for a city sightseeing tour. Ujjan is situated in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh and is known for a number of famous Hindu religious sites like Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, Harsiddhi Temple, Vikram Kirti Mandir and more. We will visit these famous Hindu shrines in our city sightseeing tour. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Ujjain.
Day 07: Ujjain – Mandu
Today, we will drive to Mandu in the morning after breakfast. On arrival, check in at the hotel and relax. The rest of the day is free for leisure. A ruined city in Madhya Pradesh, Mandu is famous for its Afghan architecture. It celebrates the romance of the poet-prince Baz Bahadur and his consort Rani Roopmati. Take pleasure of an overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 08: Mandu
After breakfast in the morning, we will leave to spend the day touring the city of Mandu. We will be visiting the Jahaz Mahal, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, Baz Bahadur’s Palace and Rani Roopmati’s Pavilion, initially constructed as an army observation post. It also served as the Queen’s retreat from where she could see the Baz Bahadur’s palace. Overnight stay in the hotel in Mandu.
Day 09: Mandu – Maheswar – Omkareshwar – Indore
In the morning after breakfast, we will drive to Indore via the holy towns Maheshwar and Omkareshwar. On arrival at Indore, check in at the hotel for an overnight stay. The island of Omkareshwar is replete with a number of Hindu temples among which Omkar Mandhata Temple is among one of the 12 most venerated Shiva shrines in India. Located on the banks of the Narmada, Maheshwar is a historical town that finds mention in Hindu epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Indore – Bhopal
Post breakfast in the morning, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Indore. Later, we will set out for Bhopal. Architectural marvels dating back to the period of the Holkars dot the city of Indore. The Rajwada or the Old Palace, sporting a fine combination of the occidental and oriental architectural styles, is one of the main attractions. On arrival at Bhopal, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Bhopal
The day is fixed for a day-excursion to Sanchi. One of the most popular Buddhist sites in the world, Sanchi is an important Buddhist site. The Sanchi Stupa, Archaeological Museum, and the Great Stupa built by Emperor Ashoka are some of the places to visit. Later, return back to your hotel in Bhopal and an overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 12: Bhopal – Gwalior
In the morning after healthy breakfast, we will leave to take a city tour of Bhopal. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to the Bhopal railway station. Board a train to reach Gwalior. In Gwalior, we will be visiting the Bhopal Bharat Bhavan, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya or the National Museum of Mankind, Taj-ul-Masjid, and the Laxminarayan Temple, popularly known as the Birla Mandir. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel in Gwalior.
Day 13: Gwalior – Agra
After breakfast, we will embark on a Gwalior city tour. Later, we will head towards Agra and check into the hotel on arrival. Spend the night in the hotel in Agra. Built by Raja Man Singh Tomar, the Gwalior Fort was described as “the pearl in the necklace of the forts of Hind” by Mughal Emperor Babur. Also visit the Scindia Museum that showcases items reflective of the splendor of Gwalior.
Day 14: Agra – Delhi
In the morning after breakfast, we will take a sightseeing tour of Agra. We will visit the Taj Mahal, the most enduring symbol of love, commissioned by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Agra Fort stands tall in red sandstone and is also a World Heritage Site. Later, we will drive to Delhi in the afternoon and check into the hotel on arrival. An overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
On the last day of the Central India with Gujarat Tour. Spend the day touring the historic city of Delhi. We will be visiting the major highlights of Delhi are Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, President’s Residence, Diplomatic Enclave and the Red Fort, among others. Later, you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board a flight back home.
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