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World Heritage Site Tour - 11 Days

Hyderabad Bidar Gulbarga Bijapur Badami Hospet Hampi Goa Mumbai

"If dreams were made out of stone , it would be Hampi"
Hampi the seat of the famed Vijayanagar Empire was the capital of the largest empire in Post Mughal India. Although in ruins today , this capital city once boasted riches known far beyond the shores of India. The Splendid remains of palaces and gateways of the broken city tells a tale of man's infinite power of creativity.

DAY 1 - Hyderabad
Welcome to your 'World Heritage Tour', On arrival you will be met and transferred by our representative to the hotel.

Afternoon, take a sightseeing tour of the city, visit the Charminar, built to commemorate the end of plague in Hyderabad; Mecca Masjid, Salar Jung Museum.

Overnight : Taj Krishna*****
/ Taj Banjara*****

DAY 2 - Hyderabad
Visit Golkonda Fort in the morning.
Golconda Fort, which dates from the time of Qutub Shahi kings (16th to 17th centuries) and is one of the most magnificent fortress complexes in India.

Afternoon at leisure to explore the city on your own.

Overnight : Taj Krishna*****
/ Taj Banjara*****

DAY 3 - Hyderabad - Bidar - Gulbarga
After breakfast, leave for Gulbarga, en route visiting Bidar which was once the capital of Bahmani kingdom from 1428. Arrive Gulbarga and check in at the hotel.

Later, visit Gulbarga, which was the capital of Bahmani Kingdom from 1347 until its transfer in 1428.

Overnight : Southern Star***


DAY 4 - Gulbarga - Bijapur - Aihole - Badami
After breakfast, drive to Badami and transfer to hotel.
En route visit Bijapur and Aihole.

Visit Gol Gumbaza is the first thing that associated with city of Bijapur. Also visit Aihole famous as the "cradle of Indian architecture", Badami set in beautiful countryside's of the four of a red sandstone ridge the small rural town of Badami was once the capital of the Chalakyan empire.

Overnight : Hotel Badami Court****

DAY 5 - Badami - Hospet (240 kms/5 hours)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive to Hospet.

Pattadkal, 18 kms from Aihole and on the banks of the Malaprabha River, is the second capital of the Chalukyan kings between 7th and 8th century and the city where the kings were crowned.

Overnight : Hotel Malligi
****

DAY 6 - Hospet - Hampi - Hospet
After breakfast take an excursion to Hampi the once beautiful capital city of Vijaynagar Empire was greater than Rome and had palaces; Hampi ruins spread over an area of more than 26 sq. kms.

Overnight : Hotel Malligi
****

DAY 7 - Hospet
After breakfast, visit to Hospet, one can still glimpse the splendor of Vijaynagar in its ruins where Hospet's Virupaksha temple rises majestically. Also visit the most splendid monuments Vithala temple complex with the Stone Charriot.

Overnight : Hotel Malligi
****

DAY 8 - Hospet - Goa
After breakfast, leave for Goa - the land of white churches, golden sands & green fields. Goa is a fascinating beach resort on the Arabian Sea & is very popular with Europeans since 1510, when Albuquerque overwhelmed Goa & it became the capital of Portuguese empire in the east.

Overnight : Taj Exotica
******

DAY 9 - Goa
AM city Sightseeing.
PM at leisure.

Overnight : Taj Exotica******.

DAY 10 - Goa - Mumbai
Fly to Mumbai.

Afternoon, city tour visiting Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Hanging Gardens and Prince of Wales Museum.

Overnight : The Leela*****, Mumbai.

DAY 11 - Mumbai
Depart on your onward journey.

 


 


World Heritage Site Tour:
Prices: Per Person

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Double Occupancy $ 2469.00
Single Room Supplement $ 1185.00
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