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Inland lie the extraordinary cave temples of Ellora and Ajanta, undoubtedly Maharashtra’s greatest monuments, hewn by hand from solid rock. Matheran, a colonial-era hill station served by a toy train, has a certain allure, while pilgrims and inquisitive souls are drawn to cosmopolitan Pune, a city famous for its ‘sex guru’ and alternative spiritualism. Westwards, the romantic Konkan Coast, fringing the Arabian Sea, is lined with spectacular, crumbling forts and sandy beaches; some of the best are around pretty Malvan resort, which is fast becoming one of India’s premier diving centres.


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$69 Private & Custom Tours

Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves Private with Rock-Cut Temples

Meet your guide at hotel lobby in Aurangabad at 07:00 AM and proceed to Ajanta Caves (approx. 2.5 hours). These 2nd century caves are great achievements by Buddhist monks and here you can see beautiful frescoes, wall paintings and vivid sculptures reflecting the peak of ancient Indian art and architecture. The horseshoe shaped gorge has 30 caves dividend in two phases. After sightseeing at 12:30 PM, you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested for lunch at your own cost. After lunch at 1:00 PM, proceed to Ellora Caves and arrive at 03:00 PM. You will see the famous rock caves temples of Ellora that depict the Hindu, Buddhist and Jain faiths and were constructed between the 5th and 8th centuries A.D. We will also stop by the architectural marvel of the monolithic Kailasa Temple, carved out in the rocky cliff-side from top to bottom. At the end of your journey at 06:00 pm, sit back and relax on the drive back to your hotel in Aurangabad by 07:00 PM.

$516 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Pune to Agra, Taj Mahal Private 2-Day Tour with Return Flights

Day 1: Pune to Delhi by Flight and drive to Agra (No Meal)6am pickup from your hotel or anywhere in Pune and transfer to Pune airport for flight to Delhi. Arrival at Airport in Delhi and drive to Agra 3 Hrs via Express Highway brings you to the City of Taj Mahal, Agra. Early evening visit Mehtab Bagh — the moonlit garden believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on moonlit nights, far away from the maddening crowd, The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to Taj Mahal. Here you can witness the sunset over the Taj Mahal. Overnight: Four Point by Sheraton or similar  Day 2: Agra City tour and drive back to Delhi for Fly to Pune (B, L)6am – We visit to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), a Unesco World Heritage Site is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Next we visit - Agra Fort (A Unesco World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. After Sightseeing enjoy the shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work. Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant. After visiting Agra drive back to Delhi and arrive at 6pm and drop-off to Delhi airport for flight to Pune. Arrive at Pune airport and drop-off at your hotel or anywhere in Pune.

$51 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Ajanta Caves Day Tour in Aurangabad

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby in Aurangabad 8 am and start your full-day excursion to Ajanta Caves (arrive by 10:30 am). These 2nd century caves are considered great achievements by Buddhist monks. You will see beautiful frescoes, wall paintings and vivid sculptures that reflect the peak of ancient Indian art and architecture. The horseshoe shaped gorge has 30 caves dividend in two phases. At 2:00 pm after sightseeing you can choose the cuisine and restaurant your are interested for lunch at your own cost. The tour will end at 03:00 pm and sit back and relax on the drive back to your hotel in Aurangabad (arrive by 5:00 pm).

$540 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Pune to Delhi, Agra and Jaipur Private 3-Day Tour with Flight

Day 1: Pune to Delhi by Flight + City Tour and drive to Agra (No Meal)Pickup at 6am from your hotel in Pune and Transfer to Airport flight to Delhi.Arrival at Delhi Airport, then proceed on the half-day city tour of Delhi. In New Delhi you'll visit the 11th century Qutab Minar Tower, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibek of the Slave Dynasty, who took possession of Delhi in 1206. You'll also see the India Gate, a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan War, and drive past government buildings including the President’s House and Parliament House (Dating back to the time of British Raj)  In the early evening you'll transfer to Agra (about 3 hours via expressway)  Overnight: Crystal Sarover Primer or similar  Day 2: Agra City Tour and drive to Jaipur (B)Get picked up from your hotel at 6am for a sunrise visit to the world famous "monument of love," The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (closed Fridays). After breakfast, visit Agra Fort and then drive back to the old walled city of Jaipur. Founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II, this ‘pink city’ is meticulously constructed on the lines of the Shilpa-Shastra, an ancient Hindu treatise on architecture. The city's ancient palaces and forts have borne witness to countless royal processions and fabulous splendor.  You'll also make a stop to visit Fatehpur Sikri (At your own expanse), which has been described as the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town. Built by Akbar in the late 16th century, it was abandoned after only 14 years, and the elegant buildings of this superb walled city remain intact to this day. Overnight: Lemon Tree or similar Day 3: Jaipur City Tour and drive to Delhi (B)After breakfast, check out at 8am and proceed to visit the Amber Fort, which used to be the capital of the Kachhwaha clan until Jaipur was made the official capital in 1727. You'll also visit the Hawa Mahal, built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, considered the most stunning sight in the city of Jaipur. After lunch, proceed to the City Palace, the principal residence of the ruling family, known for its stunning architecture. Part of the palace is now converted into a magnificent museum. You'll also see Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory built in the 18th century. Time permitting you will also get a look at Jaipur's cottage industry specializing in hand-woven carpets & textiles. Witness how silk carpets are made by hand. In the evening, transfer to Delhi where you'll be dropped off for next destination (At your won Flight)

$396 Day Trips & Excursions

Pune to Agra Private Day Trip with Taj Mahal and Return Flight

Pickup at 3:30am from your Hotel or Anywhere in Pune and Transfer to Pune Airport Flight to Delhi and Flight depart at 5am approx for Delhi. Arrive at 7:30am Delhi Airport and your 3 hrs drive to Agra via Yamuna Express Highway. Reach Agra and we visit - Taj Mahal (A Unesco World Heritage Site), No trip to Agra would be complete without a visit to this shimmering vision of domes and minarets. The world's best-known tomb stands testimony to the timeless love story of the 17th century Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan and his wife - Queen Mumtaz Mahal. (Taj Mahal remain closed on every Friday) Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at the best Local Restaurant (at your own expense) Second we visit Agra Fort (A Unesco World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The elegant buildings inside reflect an interesting synthesis of Hindu and Central Asian architectural styles. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. If Time permit we enjoy shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, jewellery and embroidery work. At the end of your Agra tour, you will be transferred back to Delhi airport to return flight back to Pune. Arrive in Pune, you will be picked up from the airport and will be dropped back off to your hotel in Pune at 10:30pm approx.

$504 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private 2-Day Tour to Taj Mahal and Agra from Pune Including Return Flight

Day 1: Pune to Delhi by Flight and drive to Agra (No Meal)Pickup at 5am from your hotel or anywhere in Pune and transfer to Pune airport for flight to Delhi. Arrival at Airport in Delhi and drive to Agra 3 Hrs via Express Highway brings you to the City of Taj Mahal, Agra. Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant (At your own expense) Early evening visit Mehtab Bagh — the moonlit garden believed to have been designed by Shah Jahan to view the Taj on moonlit nights, far away from the maddening crowd, The garden complex is situated on the left bank of Yamuna opposite to Taj Mahal. Here you can witness the sunset over the Taj Mahal. Overnight: Four Point by Sheraton or similar Day 2: Agra City Tour and drive back to Delhi for Fly to Pune (B)6am – We visit to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays), a Unesco World Heritage Site is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. Next we visit - Agra Fort (A Unesco World Heritage Site), Built by Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D, this huge fort is made of red sandstone. The maze of the courtyards, mosques & private chambers of the fort echo the story of the Mughal Empire. After Sightseeing enjoy the shopping in Agra is known for its fabulous handicrafts, made of marble and softstone inlay work. The Mughals were great patrons of arts and crafts. Empress Nur Jahan took personal interest and was an accomplished artist herself in zari embroidery work. Agra's major handicraft products besides inlay work are: leatherware, brassware, carpets, Jewellery and embroidery work. Lunch Break, Lunch will be provided at one of the best Local AC Restaurant (At your own expense) After visiting Agra drive back to Delhi and arrive at 6pm and drop-off to Delhi airport for flight to Pune. Arrive at Pune airport and drop-off at your hotel or anywhere in Pune.