Day 01: Mumbai
Departure in the evening from Chhatripatei Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
Day 02: Ratnagiri
Morning - Arrival at Bhoke Railway Station. Reach Rai Bhatgaon Jetty by AC
bus for Back Water Cruise up to historical fort Jaigad. Board the bus to
explore finest beach along the Konkan coast. Free time & lunch at
Ganapatipule beach resort. Noon board the bus for sight seeing tour of
Ratnagiri town. Visit to Ratnadurg Fort, Lokmanaya Tilak Smarak and free
time in Ratnagiri Bazar. Board the train at Ratnagiri Railway station.
Day 03: Nagari - Sawantwadi
Morning-Arrival at Sindhudurg Nagari Railway station. Departure by AC Bus
to Malvan Jetty to witness Sindhudurg Sea Fort From Jetty proceed to
Tarkarli beach resort for lunch & free time. After lunch Back Water
Cruise through the Tarkarli creek up to Kale Jetty followed by visit to
Sawantwadi town by bus to witness fabulous lacquer handicrafts, paintings
and furniture at the "Shiipagrama" in the town. Late in the
evening board the train at Sawantwadi railway station.
Day 04: Karmali - Madgaon
Morning arrival at Karmali - Goa. The most frequented tourist spot in
India. Board the bus to reach Old Goa to witness. Basilica De Born Jesus, Se
Cathedral, Se Cathedral and the Church of St. Francis of Assissi, that began
as a mosque but new is an archaeological museum for Goan antiques. Proceed
to Panjim by bus. Free time for short walk in city and bazaar followed by
lunch at Fort Aguada Beach Resort. After lunch visit to Dona Paula & 250
years old House. Late in the evening board the train from Madgaon railway
Day 05: Pune
Morning - Arrival at Pune, the Erstwhile Capital of Maharashtra. Board the
bus to visit; Maharashtra Phule Mandai, the old central market. Raja Dinkar
Kalkar Museum houses variety of artifacts of the 17th, 18th & 19th
Centuries. Sir David Sasoon Synagogues built in 1867. The Osho International
Commune is on of the biggest centre for mediation and spiritual growth.
Lunch & free time at Hotel Le Meridian. The Tribal Musuem having
collection of 2000 rare and precious articles related to tribal life. Aga
Khan Palace, a place where Mahatma Gandhi was incarcerated during freedom
struggle presently converted in to a Museum dedicated to Gandhi family.
Witness Sound and Light show at Shaniwarwada. Late in the evening board the
train from Pune railway station
Day 06 : Pune - Aurangabad
Morning arrival at Aurangabad station. Proceed by road to witness.
Historical fort Daulatabad, Ellora caves, a world Heritage site, having 34
cave temples dedicated to three different religion - Hinduism, Buddhism &
Jaisism. Lunch & Cultural programme at Hote Taj. After lunch visit to;
Shivaji Museum with weapons & antique from the great Maratha Empire.
Aurangabad Caves No. 7 & 8, Bibi-ka-Maqbara, a replica of Taj Mahal is a
grand piece of Moghul architecture. Free time for shopping Paithani, Himroo,
Bidriwork from showrooms for a perfect memorabilia. Late in the evening
board the train from Aurangabad railway station.
Day 07 : Nasik
Morning arrival at Jalgaon railway station. Board the bus to rech Fardapur
resort. After break fast proceed to visit renowned Buddhist caves of Ajanata
a World Heritage Site to witness some of the finest paintings and sculptures
of the second century AD. At noon board the train at Bhusawal railway
station. Proceed to Nashik. Lunch-on-board. Arrival at Nashik railway
station. Departure to visit Panchawati Ghat and Sula Winery Yard. Wine &
dine at the winery yard. Late in the evening board the train at Nashik
Day 08 : Mumbai
Arrival at CST - Mumbai. Journey Ends.