Jewels of the Deccan - Deccan Odyssey

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Highlights

  • Visit the iconic symbols and UNESCO World heritage sites in Aihole - Pattadakal and Hampi
  • Experience the culinary delights of the Nizams of Hyderabad
  • Stroll through the colorful and bustling bazaars of Hyderabad and pick up some souvenirs
  • Explore the jewels of ancient Indian architecture, the wondrous cave temples of Ajanta & Ellora along the western seaboard, both World Heritage Sites
Duration: 08 Days / 07 Night
Destinations: Mumbai – Bijapur – Aihole/Pattadakal – Hampi – Hyderabad – Aurangabad – Ajanta – Mumbai
Saturday - Mumbai
Board the Deccan Odyssey at the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and begin your enchanting journey to Bijapur.
Day 2:
Sunday - Bijapur
Arrive at the historic capital of the Sultans of the Deccan - Bijapur. Explore the citadel, visiting its beautiful buildings and tombs.
Day 3:
Monday - Aihole/Pattadakal
This morning, visit the superlative Chalukyan temples of Aihole and Pattadakal and compare the differences in the sculpting work between the temples at the two locations built in successive time periods.

Day 4:
Tuesday - Hampi
Today, the Deccan Odyssey reaches Hospet. Visit the iconic City of Victory, Hampi. Explore the sacred and royal centres, palaces
and impressive temples.
Day 5:
Wednesday - Hyderabad
This morning, disembark in the Royal city of the Nizams - Hyderabad. First head to Golconda Fort, built in the 13th century capital, then becoming the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty and a spot where huge diamonds like the Kohinoor and Hope were mined. In the evening, visit the famous Charminar, walking through bustling and colorful streets. Enjoy a special evening in this royal city.
Day 6:
Thursday - Ellora Caves
Proceed to visit Ellora Caves - a World Heritage site. A unique artistic creation, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.

Day 7:
Friday - Ajanta Caves
Arrive at Jalgaon railway station and drive to Ajanta Caves - a World heritage site. These magnificent caves have exquisite ancient murals & sculptures that depict the life of Buddha.
Saturday - Mumbai
Arrive at Mumbai, where your journey comes to an end.

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