10 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

10 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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10 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Kolhapur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ajanta
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
6
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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hours
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Rankala Lake and then admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Kolhapur holiday tool .

Bengaluru to Kolhapur is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Parks Nature
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Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Rankala Lake ©
Rankala Lake

2
nights
Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar ©
Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Connaught Peak, make a trip to Panch Ganga Temple, then steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atibaleshwar madir, and finally explore the activities along Venna Lake. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Mapro Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, then get great views at Parsi Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Panchgani
Highlights from your plan
Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally cool off at Wet N Joy Water Park.

Plan trip to Shirdi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Mahabaleshwar to Shirdi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Wet N Joy Water Park ©
Wet N Joy Water Park
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), stop by Himroo Fabrics, admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally Head underground at Ellora Caves.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aurangabad road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort

1
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 18th (Thu), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ajanta holiday planner .

Drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ajanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

4
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Chowpatty Beach and Red Carpet Wax Museum. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, kick back and relax at Juhu Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ajanta to Mumbai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ajanta in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Mumbai. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Food Tours
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Juhu Beach ©
Juhu Beach

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