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VASAI FORT – SANJAY GANDHI NATIONAL PARK – KANHERI CAVES HOLIDAYS TOUR (02 NIGHT 03 DAYS)

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Duration

02 night 03 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Sanjay Gandhi National Park is an 87 km2 blanketed region close to Mumbai in Maharashtra State in India. It turned into formerly called Borivali National Park. It is super as one of the major countrywide parks existing within a metropolis limit and is one of the maxima visited parks within the global. The rich flowers and fauna of Sanjay Gandhi National Park draw greater than 2 million visitors every year. Tourists also revel in visiting the 2400-year-antique Kanheri caves sculpted out of the rocky cliffs which lie in the park. The Sanjay Gandhi National Park vicinity has a protracted written history courting returned to the 4th century BCE.

In ancient India, Sopara and Kalyan had been two ports in the area that traded with ancient civilisations together with Greece and Mesopotamia. The 45 km land route between these ports changed into partially through this wooded area. The Kanheri Caves in the centre of the park were a vital Buddhist gaining knowledge of centre and pilgrimage website online sculpted by using Buddhist monks among the ninth and the first centuries BCE. They were chiselled out of a large basaltic rock outcropping.

Highlights

  • Arrival at Mumbai Airport-Vasai Fort
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Kanheri Caves-Mumbai Drop

Itinerary

Day 01:-Arrival at Mumbai Airport-Vasai Fort

Today Morning arrival at Mumbai airport and meet our representative and drive to Vasai Fort, also known as the Bassein Fort, is an ancient fort located at Vasai in the suburbs of North Mumbai. The fort is one of the top places to visit in Mumbai.
Vasai is known as a place for shipbuilding in the 15th Century. Bahadur Shah is a Mughal Emperor had built the Bassein Fort in the 1530s. The fort covers an area of around 110 acres. The fort was overtaken by the Maratha army under Chimaji Appa. and they stood strong for 3 long years, and then the British took over the fort in the First Anglo-Maratha War.

Day o2:- Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Today morning after breakfast drive to Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), it is known as Borivali National Park, is a large protected area near Borivali in the northern part of Mumbai. It is one of the major national park and one of the most famous picnic spots in Mumbai. The name of this park is Krishnagiri National Park. the area of the park is only 20.26 sq. km.
This park is famous for its dense forests, vast birdlife, butterflies, and the small population of tigers. this park is More than 800 types of flowering plants have been recorded here, a flower that blossoms once in a period of eight years. The park includes Four-horned antelope, Sambar, Atlas Moth, Wild boar, Languor, Monkey, Magar, and Panthers. The park also boasts of 251 species of birds and the large variety of butterflies.
Inside this park, there is also a small zoo, Gandhi Smarak on Pavilion Hill and a Toy train, Vanrani (Jungle Queen) that runs on a narrow-gauge rail line. There are facilities for Lion Safari and Tiger Safari in fenced areas. The trip lasts for about half an hour. There are 6 tigers and 25 lions in the respective enclosures and they can be viewed as close as six feet away. after sightseeing, drive to back hotel and dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03:- Kanheri Caves-Mumbai Drop

Today morning after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Kanheri caves are located inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park to the north of Borivali on the outskirts of North Mumbai in Maharashtra. These Caves are one of the top tourist places in Mumbai.
These caves are small and unadorned, consisting of a single cell with front-pillared verandahs. The most distinguished of these caves is Cave 3, which is India's second-largest chaityagriha, after Karla in Pune. The most impressive attractions of these caves are exquisite paintings of Gautam Buddha and a large Buddhist image known as Dagoba.after sightseeing drive to Mumbai airport and drop.

Included/Excluded

  • Welcome drinks on arrival.
  • 02 Nights’ accommodation in a hotel
  • 01 Room for 02 Adults.
  • Daily morning tea, Breakfast & Dinner.
  • All sightseeing mention in your itinerary.
  • Pick up & drop from Mumbai airport/ Railway station
  • Private Cab for sightseeing
  • Taxes included i.e. Toll Tax, Parking Fee, Green Tax, Driver & Fuel Expense, etc.
  • Guide charges
  • Lunch, Activities
  • 05% GST extra.
  • Camera Fees or monument fee.
  • Entry fees at all tourist attractions mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All activities at your own cost.
  • All personal expensive and optional tours which are not given in the itinerary and extra meals are not included in this package.

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