4 Nights Itinerary Covering: Mumbai - Alibaug - Ganpatipule - Lonavala - Mumbai
Mumbai, Alibaug, Ganpatipule and Lonavala are considered the best tourist spots of Maharashtra. Whether you want to go shopping in the streets/malls, beach hopping, discover the ruins of great rulers or just boat-ride in a serene lake; then this trip is all you need. Starting your journey from the biggest city of India Mumbai and spending rest of the days in other gems of Maharashtra; this is a four nights and five days’ trip which will aquant you with the very essence of India.
When you arrive at Mumbai airport/ railway station, you get an assisted transfer by our representative. You then check in to your hotel and relax. In the evening, you leave for sightseeing to some of the best locations of Mumbai like the Marine drive -An iconic roadside bustled with traffic, shops and restaurants. You can also grab a coffee and relax on the cemented pathway, The Gateway of India- a famous building that is settled on the seashore now a landmark and so on. You can also go shopping nearby, in Colaba Market, offering the best deals for shoppers, Band Stand: yet another hot-spot of Mumbai with posh colonies and amazing view of the ocean. This area is residence of some famous bollywood actors like Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar. Though there are numerous sites in Mumbai for a traveler to make the most out of their visit, the best which suits your convenience will be planned. After the sightseeingyou will come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Post breakfast you will leave Mumbai for Alibaugh. The journey will be roughly two hours long. And after reaching Alibaug you will check in to the hotel and relax. In the evening you will leave for sightseeing in Alibaug. Some of the best locations of Alibaug are Alibuag beach- a clean beach with flat stretch making up for a wonderful walk, Alibaug Fort- Built by Shivaji the great in 1680, this fort has faced many battles and much love since then, Siddeshwar temple- located in the hillocks and requires a small trek to reach it. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is famous amongst the pilgrims. Near the temple lies "Sagargad" which is a magnificent ruin of an ancient fort. There are many other spots that make Alibaug a brilliant tourist destination; the best spots which suit your convenience will be planned. In the evening you come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
After breakfast, you leave for Ganpatipule from Alibaug. The journey will be roughly five and half hours long. You then check in to the hotel in Ganpatipule and relax. In the evening you leave for sightseeing in Ganpatipule. Ganpati Mandir is the most famous spot of the town; the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Ganpatipule Beach lying on the Konkan coast offers serene and beautiful landscape, ideal for lazy evenings. Out of all the beautiful tourist spots of Ganpatipule, the best will be planned as per your convenience. After sightseeing you come back to the hotel room and stay overnight.
In the morning, after breakfast, you leave for Lonavala from Ganpatipule. The journey will be around six hours long. Upon reaching Lonavala you check into your hotel room and relax. In the evening you leave for sightseeing. Lonavala is a bustling town with attractive panorama filled with hillocks. Some of the main reasons people visit Lonavala are Karla and Bhaja caves which are amongst the best caves of Maharashtra adorned with Buddhists rock-cut shrines. You must buy chikki (sweet) from Lonavala, for what the town is famous for. Tungarli Lake is enchanting and offers soulful panorama. After visiting sites of your choice you come back to your hotel and stay overnight.
On the last day of the trip, after breakfast you will depart for Mumbai from Lonavala. This is almost a two hours journey.