The private tour will begin in Mumbai. You will visit few magnificent monuments & UNESCO World Heritage Elephanta Caves on ferry. Then drive to Daman once flourishing Portuguese town now home to some ruined fort, monasteries & chapels. Further to Ankleshwar home to few magnificent Jain temples. Continue to Kevadia where you will visit 182 metres world’s tallest Statue of Unity. Explore the archaeological remains at Champaner-Pavagadh & Lakshmi Vilas Palace largest private dwelling built till date. Accommodation with breakfast, private AC vehicle & accompanied English speaking guide are part of this package tour.
Arrive MumbaiOn arrival at Mumbai airport meet with our office executive assistance and transfer to hotel (hotels check in time 1200hr afternoon, early check in subject to rooms availability). Rest time free for personal activities relax. Overnight at hotel.
MumbaiBreakfast at hotel. Excursion to Elephanta Island located 10kms away from the Gateway of India. Motorboats take passengers from Gateway of India to Elephanta Island. These caves house rock cut temples dating back to the 5th century BC. Later Mumbai city tour. Visit the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (museum). Marine Drive which runs along the shoreline, starting at Nariman Point and up to Malabar Hill. Hanging Gardens laid out in 1881 these formally laid out gardens have a notable collection of hedges shaped like animals. Overnight at hotel.
Mumbai - Daman (190kms/ 4hrs approx)Breakfast at hotel, drive to Daman check in at hotel. Later city tour visit Cathedral Of Bom Jesus – beautiful altarpiece along with the intricately carved doorway was built by Portuguese in 1603 and still the building stands strong. In the north, St. Jerome Fort, also known as Nani Daman Fort, recalls the area's Portuguese colonial past. Across the Daman Ganga River, Moti Daman Fort holds the ruins of a Dominican monastery, plus the Basilica of Bom Jesus Church, known for its gilt altarpiece. Close by, the Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary features intricate carvings. Rest time free and easy to relax on the beach. Overnight at hotel.
Daman - Ankleshwar (200kms/ 4hrs approx)Breakfast at hotel, drive to Ankleshwar check in at hotel. Ankleshwar is renowned for Shri Ankleshwar Tirth that includes four Digambar Jain temples including the temple of Chintamani Parsvanath. The other Jain temples in this region are the Mahavir Swami Mandir, Adinath Mandir and Neminath Mandir, of which the temple of Mahavir is the largest one. There is a belief that the idols of Sheetalnath, Parsvanath and Nandi were discovered two kilometres away in the Raskunda area.
When they were being brought to Ankleshwar, the cart carrying them stopped at the spot where the existing temple is located. Ankleshwar is also famous as it was the place where Bhootbali and Pushpa Danta, who were followers of the Pargami Acharya Dharsen resided for four months and planned their srut prachar.
Rest time free and easy to relax. Overnight at hotel.
Location: Narmada, Kevadia
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Ankleshwar - Statue of Unity (90kms/ 2hrs approx)Breakfast at hotel drive to Sardar Sarovar Dam, Kevadia, check in at Tent City or hotel near Statue of Unity.Sardar Sarovar Dam, Selfie Point and Valley of Flowers. Evening Laser Show - A Light and Sound show using laser technology projected on the Statue of Unity takes place every evening except Monday. The colourful laser lighting system is accompanied by an excellent narration of the history and life of Sardar Patel, his contribution to the Independence Movement and the unification of India as one nation. Dinner at the Dining Area along with Live Music. Overnight in Tent/ Hotel
Location: Narmada, Pavagadh
Statue of Unity - Pavagadh - Champaner - Vadodara (150kms/ 3hrs approx)Statue of Unity world’s tallest statue with a height of 182 metres. A huge exhibition hall covering an area of 4,647 square metres has been set up in the pedestal of the Statue of Unity. The hall showcases the life of Sardar Patel, his contributions to the Freedom Movement against British rule and his role in the merger of princely states. The high-speed elevators will take you to a height of about 400 feet through the core of the statue where you can get panoramic view of the surroundings. After sightseeing drive to Vadodara via visiting Pavagadh - Champaner archaeological zone, which was Gujarat’s first UNESCO, approved World Heritage Site. The site encompasses forts, temples, mosques, mausoleum complexes, pavilions, wells and tanks and Champaner’s Jami Masjid, built around 1523, is considered the high water mark of 16th century Indo-Saracenic architecture. Later proceed to Sardar Sarovar Dam, Kevadia via visiting the historic citadel of Dabhoi, which has a majestic gateway, built in the 12th century.
Continue drive to Badodara check in at hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Location: Vadodara, Mumbai
Vadodara - Mumbai (flight)Lakshmi Vilas Palace. It is reputed to have been the largest private dwelling built till date and four times the size of Buckingham Palace. At the time of construction, it boasted the most modern amenities such as elevators and the interior is reminiscent of a large European country house. It remains the residence of the royal family, who continue to be held in high esteem by the residents of Baroda. The Palace compound is of over 500 acres and houses a number of buildings, particularly the LVP Banquets & Conventions, Moti Bagh Palace and the Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum building.
Later as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for Mumbai.Transport will be provided for any sightseeing and last minute market visit in Mumbai. Mumbai is shopping paradise. There are bargains to be found everywhere, whether you're looking for antiques, curios, carpets, handicrafts, textiles, Jewelry, or literally anything. Visit Cross Road, West End, Fashion Street, which is in main Mumbai city and Linking Road at Bandra in western Suburban is one of the famous markets for everything. And there are numbers of malls in the western suburban: In orbit Mall and Infinity Mall and other shops in Juhu and other places. Optionally you can do the shopping in famous markets and shops include Dadar, Fort, Colaba Causeway, Cottage Industries, and Handloom Emporiums among-st many others.
Later as per flight schedule transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.
Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program.
6-nights accommodation in offered hotels or similar (standard room)
English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city).
Bottled drinking water in car.
Entrances to monuments and activities charges mentioned in itinerary.
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Vadodara - Mumbai flight fare approx INR 5500 per person.
Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
Camera charges at monuments
Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
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