Sun n Sand


Mumbai - Goa - Delhi
Sun n Sand
Nights : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Arival : Mumbai
Departure : Delhi
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Number of Days   Itinerary Deails
DAY 1. ARRIVAL MUMBAI ( BOMBAY ) : Assistance and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2. MUMBAI : Discover this rapidly growing entrepreneurial and commercial centre, home of India's stock exchange and headquarters for many national and international companies. Morning sightseeing to commence with Gateway of India. A boat excursion to the Elephanta island, about a kilometer across the sea is arranged for the group. The Elephanta island has a complex of temples with chambers cut out of solid rock. There are a number of large relics carved out of the rock surface inside the chambers,the most well known being the Trimurti, a three headed bust of Lord Shiva. Almost next to the Gateway of India is the over 100 year old Taj Mahal Hotel which is a popular landmark. The Prince of Wales Museum next door, built in 1911, is one of the biggest museums in the country. Its three main sections are on Art, Archaeology and Natural History. Next follows a drive along the Marine Drive a popular

promenade stretching all the way to Chowpatti which is a beach on the way to Malabar Hill. On the beach discover a mini India . Malishwalas or masseurs who have the sandy floor as their parlour, and the peddlars, magicians, acrobats, balloonwalas, palmists, astrologers and little kiosks selling Bhelpuri (spicy savories) and Kulfis (typical Indian ice-cream) Drive back to the hotel for a small rest and continental buffet lunch.Post lunch tour of the Hanging Gardens laid out in 1881. The Kamla Nehru Park atop the Malabar Hill provides a fine view of the Chowpatti and Marine Drive up to Nariman Point. Proceeding downward from Malabar Hill, one comes to the Mahalakshmi temple, the city's most ancient temple overlooking the sea. Later drive back to the hotel for a spectacular evening of a typical Bollywood night specially created for you at the lawns of the hotel. Recreating the kitsch glamour of the famed Mumbai film industry a typical Hindi film set complete with the actors, actresses, villains, comedians, spot boys, cameramen etc. enact the song and dance sequences complete with elaborate costumes, Hindi film music and the glamour typical of a Bollywood extravaganza. Overnight Mumbai
Day 3. MUMBAI I GOA : Transfer to airport to board morning flight to Goa. Check into your beach resort. Join a traditional carnival (in February only), a part of Goa's rich Portuguese heritage, where revelry, song and dance, great food and good wine come beautifully together. Discover the joys of Goan cuisine at a delightful buffet Iunch.The choice of seafood, often cooked in fragrant masalas is excellent-prawns, clams, lobsters, crabs,mussels and of course fish,is either cooked in wet curries, grilled, or baked in "tandoor" clay ovens.Evening Santa Monica boat cruise with band and singers in attendance on the board. Overnight Goa .
Day 4. GOA : A sun- dappled, scenic trip to Lila de Grande, a secluded, un-inhabited Goan island, where you can snorkel, fish and enjoy a picnic. The cruise starts at 9 a.m and returns at 5 p.m. Enjoy a seafood bar-be-que on the beach with the backdrop of the sounds of guitar and Goan folklore. Overnight Goa .
Day 5. GOA : Day at leisure on the beach.Afternoon relish the delicacies of the "Street food of Mumbai", brought about in a theme buffet lunch in the sprawling lawns of the hotel. Enjoy "bhel puri", an interesting masala mixture of puffed rice, deep fried vermicelli,potatoes,chilli paste, tamarind water,chopped onions and coriander. "Pao bhaji", a round slab of flat bread stuffed with meat or vegetables and simmered in hot oil and"kanji vada", savoury doughnuts soaked in fermented mustard and chilli sauce, to name a few. Fishing villages are part of Goa's rich cultural heritage. A local Goan fishing village is created on the grounds of the hotel in the evening which forms a perfect backdrop for a charming evening in a very rustic atmosphere. Artisans display their skills whilst the village dancers whirl to the music of a local band. Overnight Goa.
6. GOA /MUMBAI I DELHI : Transfer to airport to connect flight to your international destination.
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