Day 1: Arrival in Bombay
Day 2: Bombay city tour
Day 3: Visit of the Bombay slum
Day 4: Journey towards Nashik
Day 5: Visit of the holy city
Day 6: Trek on the sacred mountain and taste famous India wines
Day 7: Trip to Aurangabad
Day 8: Visit the Ajanta caves
Day 9: Visit the Ellora caves
Day 10: Visit to the 3 capitals of the region
Day 11: Visit of Paithan
Day 12: Visit of Lonar Lake
Day 13: Explore Charthana
Day 14: Day for leisure and shopping
Day 15: Return to Bombay
Bombai, Nashik Aurangabad: 15 days in Maharashtra
This 15-days tour in Maharashtra invites you to discover Bombay (Mumbai), the city that never sleeps, modern and ancient, lively and calm, for rich and poor. It is an ideal city to start your trip in India. We will take you to discover the corners of the city.
Nashik is a mythological and holy city for Hindus. With Nashik, you will immerse yourself in Indian spirituality and familiarize yourself with many gods of Hinduism. You will also taste Indian wine with information. Nashik being the wine capital of India, you cannot miss to taste the local speciality.
Finally, Aurangabad is a historical city, capital of India in the 17th century. It is also the starting point for the Ellora and Ajanta caves, listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. We will also take you to small villages to show you the rural sides of India
We take particular care in choosing the hotels we offer.These accounts for a significant part in the budget of the tour. We will work together to see what type of accommodation is best for you.
We can advise you on different types, from homestay to luxury hotel to guest houses. You are free to choose during the customization of your tour in India.
Hotels type we offer:
In Bombay (Mumbai): Bentley’s Hotel
In Nashik: Casa lake view villa
In Aurangabad: Vijay residency
The price for this tour is 67425 roupies (899 euros, 964 dollars environ) per person.
This rate is established on the basis of standard accommodation for a group of 10 people.
The price may change depending on the number of people and the dates chosen.
Included in this tour:
- Accommodation with breakfast is included for the entire trip.
- All transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with driver.
- The train between Bombay and Nashik as well as between Nashik and Aurangabad.
- The professional guide in French, English, Spanish, Hindi and Marathi for the entire tour.
- All entrances to the monuments visited during the stay.
- One bottle of water per day per person
- The traditional welcome on your arrival in India
- GST (Government Service Tax)
The following are excluded from this tour:
- International flight to India
- Visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Souvenir shopping
- All which is not included
We offer a fortnight tour in the center of Maharashtra. To know more about the cities visited, you can read this article Day 1: Bombay (Mumbai). Arrival in Bombay, transfer to the hotel and rest.
Day 2: Bombay (Mumbai). For this first day of visit, we will take you to the largest slum in Asia to make you discover the reality of Dharavi. Far from the clichés. The afternoon will be free for leisure. In the evening, we will show you the nightlife of the city.
Day 3: Bombay (Mumbai). The morning will be for exploring the English Bombay and their Victorian heritage. In the afternoon, we will visit the traditional Bombay with its ancient temples.
Day 4: Trip to Nashik. We will leave for Nashik by train.
Day 5: Nashik. Exploring the Hindu holy city. Visit of the Laxman temple and the place of purification of Sita, visit of Sita temple, visit of the Kala Ram temple, visit of the Naroshankar temple, walk towards Panchavati to explore the old city life. In the afternoon, we will visit the old town and the market.
Day 6: Nashik. In the morning, we will climb the sacred mountain of Bramhagiri. In the afternoon, we will discover the other side of Nashik, the wine capital of India.
Day 7: Journey towards Aurangabad. Departure for Aurangabad by train.
Day 8: Aurangabad. Visit of the UNESCO listed Ajanta caves
Day 9: Aurangabad. Visit the Ellora Caves, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 11: Paithan: Visit the capital of region’s first empire and discover its unique art of the Paithani sari.
Day 12: Lonar lake. This lake was formed by meteorite impact and it is the third largest crater in the world. It is now a protected space where you can discover the flora and fauna.
Day 13: Charthana. This forgotten little village has 12th century temples as well as traditional wooden houses.
Day 14: Aurangabad: This day will be for relaxation and souvenir shopping Possibility of Ayurvedic massage.
Day 15: Return Bombay (Mumbai)
- Visit to four UNESCO World Heritage sites
- Explore the capital of the region’s first empire
- Visit the capital of India from the 14th century and also from the 17th century
- Visit of places with few touristic attractions
- Discovery of Indian wine
- Visit to two holy cities
- Discovery of modern and ancient India