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This tour uncovers the magnificent treasures of the Deccan Plateau. After having your fill of ancient temples and the ruins of long deserted kingdoms, kick back on the wonderful beaches of Goa.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Mumbai
Guide Price £1901
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Deccan Plateau
- Goa beaches
Day 1 Mumbai
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Mumbai
Spend the morning seeing some of Mumbai’s many historic sights.
Day 3 Mumbai to Hyderabad
Fly to Hyderabad and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 4 Hyderabad
A full day tour showcases the highlights of the city, including the Char Minar which rises majestically above the hustle and bustle of the old city and the magnificent fortress complex of Golconda Fort.
Day 5 Hyderabad to Gulbarga
Today start your drive to the Deccan Plateau. Upon arrival in Gulbarga enjoy a half day tour, including a visit to the Bhwaja Bande Nawaz tomb whose design exquisitely merges Persian and Indian architectural styles.
Day 6 Gulbarga to Bijapur
After breakfast drive on to Bijapur, often referred to as an open air museum due to its plethora of mausoleums, palaces and mosques.
Day 7 Bijapur
Enjoy a morning tour of Bijapur’s main sights including the Gol Gumbaz mausoleum, topped by an enormous dome and Ibrahim Rouza, whose graceful minarets were said to have inspired those of the Taj Mahal.
Day 8 Bijapur to Badami
Today drive to Badami, visiting the impressive Pattadakal temple complex en route.
Day 9 Badami to Hospet
This morning tour the elaborate 8th Century cave temples of Badami before heading to Hospet, the gateway to the enchanting ruins of Hampi.
Day 10 Hampi
Hampi was the one time capital of the vast empire that controlled most of South India in the 14th and 15th Centuries. The rulers used their wealth to build a magnificent city ‐ so impressive that European visitors at the time likened Hampi to Rome. When the empire collapsed, the city was abandoned and fell into ruin. After visiting highlights such as the Vittala Temple, the Royal Palace complex and the elephant stables, head back to your hotel for a break. Later return to the city for a magical stroll through the ruins at sunset.
Day 11 Hospet to Goa
Start your long drive out to the coast. Upon arrival check into the 3★ Panjim Inn & Panjim Pousada.
Day 12 Goa
Enjoy a morning walking tour exploring the churches of Old Goa and Panjim’s atmospheric Latin Quarter before heading to your beach hotel.
Days 13-14 Goa
At leisure to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Goa.
Day 15 Goa
Transfer to the airport.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guides
- Flight as detailed
- 14 nights hotel accommodation
- 14 breakfasts
- International flights
Please Note:Due to the monsoon in Goa, this tour is not available 16 May - 30 Sep, however we can still offer with an amended itinerary during these dates. Please ask for details.
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