GOLF & WINE TOUR
GOLF & WINE TOUR
Places Covered:Mumbai - Pune - Nasik
Golf Rounds at :Bombay Presidency Golf Club, Wallington Sports Club, Oxford Golf & Country Cub, Poona Golf Club,
Day 01 Arrive Mumbai
On arrival meet and great with our team, latter on time transfer to Hotel.
Overnight at the hotel
Day 02 In Mumbai
Morning Breakfast, Later play golf at Bombay Presidency Golf Course : Bombay Presidency Golf Club: The eighteen-hole, par 70 course yardge 6223/5463, spread over an expanse of 90-acre, was founded in 1927 and was redesigned to international standards by the legendary five-time British Open champion Peter Thompson. Presidency’s fairways are narrow and tight, but its greens are undoubtedly the best in the country.
Evening free for relax, Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 In Mumbai
Morning Breakfast, Later play golf at Wallington Sports Club : Wallington Sports Club.
The Willingdon golf course owes its origins to the Viceroy, Lord Willingdon, who was Governor of Bombay. The club was founded in 1917 and first 7 holes were opened in April 1918. Within 2 months the Club had 18 holes. The course is small but very picturesque. Though it is a short course but is a pleasant golfing experience. It has narrow fairways and large trees. The greens are surrounded by bunkers.
Afternoon half day city sightseeing tour of MUMBAI visiting gateway of India, Prince of wales museum (museum closed on Monday), fish aquarium, Jain temple, Hanging gardens on the slopes of malabar hills offering nice view of marine lines & Chowpatty beach, Kamla Nehru park, Mani bhawan (where Mahatma Gandhi used to stay) then to Dhobi ghat. Also drive past Afgan Church, Flora fountain (Bombay nerve centre), colourful crawford market and Marine drive.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 Mumbai / Pune
Morning leave for Pune enroot play golf at Aamby Valley Golf Course.
On arrival check in at the hotel in Mumbai. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05 In Pune
Morning breakfast, later play golf at Oxford Golf & Country Cub – The Oxford Golf Course built on 136 acres of horse-shoe shaped land surrounded by the Sahyadri Hills on three sides. The Phil Ryan of Pacific Coast Design from Australia designed beautiful 7020 yards Par 72. has large greens to those undulations interspersed with narrow spaces and you have the best golfers in the world polishing their clubs in anticipation of the challenge. The sparkling white sand bunkers are configured to further extend the challenge.
The signature hole of the course is the spectacular Par 5, the fourth hole measuring 563 yards. What truly sets it apart is that you have to climb 30 metres to tee off to the fairway below. The fairways deserve the adjective ‘fair’ in all respects and the overall landscaping.
Evening free for leisure, overnight at the hotel.
Day 06 In Pune
Morning breakfast, later play golf at POONA GOLF CLUB is one of the oldest golf course in India is an 18 hole par 71 course. Though only 5 minutes from the city, it offers a quiet round of golf amid 30 thousand trees. Many Tournaments are held here including the Maharashtra Amateur Open. It is easily accessible from Mumbai and it is very close to Pune airport and Railway station.
PUNE half day sightseeing visiting Parvati temple (to climb 108 steps) atop a hill, Raja Kelkar Museum, Aga Khan Palace where Mahatma Gandhi was Imprisoned and the samadhi of his wife Kasturba Gandhi. Also visit Shanwarwada the historic palace of Peshwas.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07 Pune – Nasik
Morning breakfast, later leave by surface for Nasik to explore Indian wine and do some wine tasting. On arrival check in at the hotel.
Afternoon visit SULA WINES.
SULA WINES are produced with grapes harvested from Nasik and Dindori estate vineyards as well as from local contract farmers operating under the expert guidance of the Sula team. Sula’s philosophy reiterates that good wine can only come from good grapes, and grapes can only be good as their terroir – the magical combination of geographical and climatic conditions – permits.
Sula vineyards are proud to present their new tasting room – India’s first, located right in their Nasik estate designed by Californian architects Andy Hope (of the stanford design school) and laurel roth, the 2000 sq. ft. tasting room boasts a blue mosaic balcony bar with a spectacular view of the vineyards and the surrounding lakes and hills. the 34 feet bar itself runs continuously from the inner room to the open balcony and is softly lit by wine bottle lamps hanging from the ceiling. More wine bottles glow alluringly from embedded backlit cases in the wood paneled wall, while a large window in the back offers a view directly into the winery’s operational bottling room. A large glass-sided display area showcasing sula t-shirts, corkscrews, stemware and ice-buckets for sale complete the charm of the tasting room. the tasting room is a great place around which to
build a 1 or 2 day getaway. Tour the vineyards and winery of Sula’s frindly, knowledgeable wine-makers who are always on hand To answer questions about viticulture and wine-making process from grape to bottle. end your tour in the tasting room where you will be led through the proper steps to see, swirl, swift and sip wine.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08 NASIK / MUMBAI
Morning leave by surface for Mumbai enroote visiting INDAGE WINES – the largest both by volume as well as valuation, would easily be (Indage as they grandly like to term themselves). The pioneers of the wine industry in India with their wineries at Narayangaon (on the Pune – Nasik road), Indage launched the sparkling wine Marquise de Pompadour in 1986, Riviera soon after, and Chantilli in 1989. They were also the first to make ‘Bottled in India’ wines- since discontinued. Indage is likely to do 250,000 cases this year, having gone for volume with the launch (and aggressive pushing) of a range of low-cost wines Vino, Vin Ballet, Figuera0 that will be bottled on contract.
On arrival on time transfer to International Airport to connect flight for onward journey.
End of our services.
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