Mumbai with Best of Hill Station Tours

Mumbai with Best of Hill Station Tours - (06 Days / 05 Nights)
Destination Covered: Mumbai – Matheran – Lonavala – Mahabaleshwar - Mumbai

Day 01: Mumbai – Airport / Railway Station – Transfer to Hotel

Scheduled arrive Mumbai Airport/ Railway station; meet our representative who will assist you to transfer to hotel. Rest of time free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Mumbai – Excursion of Elephant Caves ( By Ferry Boat ) + Full Day City Tour

Take breakfast in the hotel and later scheduled transfer to Gateway of India Jetty to take the morning boat for the excursion of Elephant Caves. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five Hindu caves, the second, a smaller group of two Buddhist caves. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptures, representing the Shaiva Hindu se t, dedicated to the god Shiva. The rock cut architecture of the caves has been dated to between the 5th and 8th centuries, although the identity of the original builders is still a subject of debate. The caves are hewn from solid basalt rock. All the caves were also originally painted in the past, but now only traces remain. Back to hotel by 1400 Hrs.

In the afternoon proceed for Half day city tour and visit Gateway of India – one of the most famous landmarks built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to India. Prince of Wales Museum – close of the Gateway of India has a priceless collection of Art, sculpture, painting & traditional utensils followed by Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Dhobi Ghat, Haji Ali Mosque and Choupatty Beach. Evening free for Shopping Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03: Mumbai – Matheran ( 60 Kms ) - Lonavala ( 60 Kms, 2 Hrs drive )

Take breakfast in the hotel and later depart for Lonavala via Matheran. Matheran is a Hill Station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m ( 2,625 feet ) above sea level. Matheran's proximity to many metropolitan cities makes it a popular weekend getaway for urban residents. Matheran, which means "forest on the forehead" ( of the mountains ), is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. It is Asia's only automobile-free hill station. After spending some leisure time in the lap of nature and taking some amazing snap for your life time memory drive for next destination – Lonavala. Upon arrival check into hotel.

After fresh up explore Lonavala is a popular Hill Station and weekend getaway destination located around 90 Kms far from Mumbai and around 65 Kms far from Pune. This Hill station was discovered by Lord Elphinstone who was the Governor of Mumbai Presidency at that time. Enjoy the sightseeing and visit Karla Caves, Bhaja Caves, Rajmachi point, Duke’s Nose, Lonavala Lake etc. Rest of time spend time at leisure / own activities. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04: Lonavala – Mahabaleshwar ( 190 Kms, 3.5 Hrs drive ) / Sightseeing

Take breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel and later depart for Mahabaleshwar is one the popular Hill station in the Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Located in the Western Ghats range is also the source of Krishna River that flows across four Indian states like Maharashtra , Karnataka , Telangana and Adhra Pradesh. Upon arrival check into hotel. After fresh up proceed for sightseeing of beautiful hill station and take the snap of the amazing view all around. It has been the perfect weekend destination for the city dwellers of Pune and Mumbai who prefer to spend some leisure time with family amidst the natural beauty. Start the sightseeing and enjoy the boat ride in Venna Lake is beautiful lake surrounded by tree on all sides and the most popular fun-filled activities in the city. Continue your sightseeing expedition and visit Kate’s Point is well known for its Panaromic view of two reservoirs Balakwadi and Dhom followed by Needle Hole Point also known as Elephant point is natural rock formation with a hole in between and look like an Elephant’s trunk. Rest of time free at leisure with your own activities. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 05: Mahabaleshwar - Full Day Sightseeing

Post early breakfast in the hotel visit rest of popular sightseeing places such as Pratapgarh Fort was built by Shivaji Maharaj followed by Krishnabai Temple built on the hilltop overlooking the Krishna Valley was built in 1888 by a ruler of Ratnagiri. The Temple has a Shiva lingam and idol of Krishna and it is here the Krishna River is worshipped. Later on visit Monkeys Point where you find three monkeys like rock formation sitting beside each other like three wise monkeys of Gandhiji. In the afternoon visit Wilson point is the highest point in Mahabaleshwar and also well known for panoramic sunrise and sunset view. In the evening back to hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 06: Mumbai – Mahabaleshwar

Post breakfast in the hotel drive back to Mumbai. Upon arrival you would be transferred to Airport / Railway Station or dropped at your residence. Tour Ends with Happy memories.

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