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The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey - Delhi to Mumbai

  • Taj Hotel, Mumbai
  • Ellora Cave
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Amber Palace, Jaipur
  • Taj Mahal, Agra

Duration : 07 Nights - 08 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Sawai Madhopur - Udaipur - Ellora - Ajanta - Mumbai

The Indian Maharaja

As the wind whispers through the halo of legends crowning the land of the mighty Marathas, a lone majestic whistle blows its salutation of honour as it gracefully traverses this land of fantastic fantasy.

Welcome to the mesmerizing Maharashtra experience aboard the luxurious The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey. The weeklong The Indian Maharaja - Deccan Odyssey tour includes several exotic destinations covering the vast expanse of Maharashtra and North India. Covering Mumbai, Aurangabad, Udaipur, Sawai Modhopur, Jaipur, Agra and Delhi
DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 - Mumbai (Wednesday)

Board the Train in the evening. Train leaves at 16:30hrs. Dinner on board and train departs for Aurangabad.

Day 2 - Aurangabad (Thursday), Visit Ellora Caves

Morning sightseeing of Ellora Caves. Return to Train for Lunch and rest of the day at leisure on board. The Train departs for Jalgaon in the night. Dinner on board.

Day 3 - Aurangabad (Friday), Visit Ajanta Caves

Morning de-board the Train for an excursion to Ajanta Caves. Return to Train for Lunch and rest of the day at leisure on board as the train leaves for Udaipur. Dinner on board.

Day 4 - Udaipur (Saturday)

Morning sightseeing of City Palace followed by boat rides on lake Pichola (subject to water levels). Return to Train for Lunch on board. In the evening de-board the Train for a Gala Dinner at Fateh Prakash Palace hotel. The Train travels to Sawai Madhopur in the night.

Day 5 - Sawai Madhopur (Sunday)

After early breakfast leave for jungle safari. Lunch on board followed by afternoon safari. High-Tea at The Taj Lodge. Dinner on board as the Train leaves for Jaipur.

Day 6 - Jaipur (Monday)

Morning excursion to Amber Fort. Lunch at the Jai Mahal Palace hotel. Afternoon Jaipur sightseeing. Dinner on board as the Train proceeds towards Agra.

Day 7 - Agra (Tuesday)

Breakfast on board. Proceed for sightseeing of Fatehpur Sikri. Lunch at City Hotel. Afternoon visit Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. The Train departs forDelhi. Dinner on board.

Day 8 - Delhi (Wednesday)

After Breakfast, check-out in the morning and de-board the Train at Railway Station in Delhi.

End of Journey
Ellora Temple Caves

The cave temples of Ellora were excavated from the solid rock and symbolizes the three faiths of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Carved during the 350 AD to 700 AD period, these finest examples of cave - temple architecture houses detailed facades and exceptionally carved interiors.

The caves opening to the west are equally associated to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Out of total 34 caves, 12 caves to the south are Buddhist, the 17 in the centre dedicated to Hinduism, and the 5 caves to the north are dedicated to Jainism.

From south to north there are about 34 caves here, which corresponds more or less (Cave 21 with some significant exceptions) to the order in which they were constructed. The caves 1 to 12 in southernmost direction, are dedicated to Buddhism and were built in & around 7th & 8th centuries AD. The middle caves 13 to 29 are dedicated to Hindu deities, which dates back from 7th century to 9th century AD. The upper caves are related to Jainism (9th century).

Ajanta Caves

These 3rd-century caves are fine achievements by Buddhist monks and are considered the finest masterpiece of Buddhist art and architecture.The caves are cut from the volcanic lava of the Deccan and are set in beautiful blooming surroundings. These historical manmade caves comprise of beautiful paintings on the walls and ceilings that depict the life of the Buddha. At Ajanta, the paintings on the walls, illustrate the events in the life of Gautama Buddha.

Departure Dates

Dates for departure from Mumbai to Delhi

* Optional return flight from Delhi to Mumbai is also available.

   
   
   
 


Dates for departure from Delhi to Mumbai

* Optional return flight from Mumbai to Delhi is also available.