10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Drive:  6​h
1
Gwalior
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Shirdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Pune
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Gwalior

Gwalior ©
The historic city of Gwalior offers an introduction to the medieval dynastic politics of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Gopachal Parvat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gwalior journey planner .

New Delhi to Gwalior is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In September, daytime highs in Gwalior are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashik.

Things to do in Gwalior

Historic Sites Museums
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Gwalior Fort ©
Gwalior Fort
Shahastrabahu Temple ©
Shahastrabahu Temple
Jai Vilas Palace ©
Jai Vilas Palace

1
night
Nashik

Nashik ©
Whether you want to tour important religious sites or explore the city's 22 wineries, you'll have no shortage of things to do in Nashik.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapileswara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga, and then do a tasting at Sula Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalaram Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, and then don't miss a visit to Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashik route planning site .

Explore your travel options from Gwalior to Nashik with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple

2
nights
Shirdi

Shirdi ©
The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Khandoba Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, and then get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple, steep yourself in history at House of Laxmibai Shinde, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, then see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Shirdi trip builder .

Traveling by car from Nashik to Shirdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Khandoba Mandir ©
Khandoba Mandir

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night
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
On the 21st (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ajanta road trip app .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Ajanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Chini Mahal, explore the ancient world of Ellora Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad day trip site .

You can drive from Ajanta to Aurangabad in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pune.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

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nights
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Sinhagad Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON NVCC Temple, then see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Mandir, see the interesting displays at Darshan Museum, admire the striking features of Shinde Chatri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parasnath Jain Tirth, and finally hunt for treasures at Phule Market.

Discover how to plan a Pune trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Pune takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad Fort
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

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