11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Mahabaleshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
3
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Pune
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, then don't miss a visit to Kate's Point, and then admire the natural beauty at Mapro Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Lingmala Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Panch Ganga Temple, then steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atibaleshwar madir, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary builder tool .

Ahmedabad to Mahabaleshwar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kate's Point
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Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, theme parks, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, get outside with Marine Drive, and get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mumbai online holiday planner .

You can drive from Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Museums Neighborhoods
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Food Tours
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ajanta day trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai to Ajanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ajanta, with lows of 25°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for gifts at Himroo Fabrics, admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Daulatabad Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally Head underground at Ellora Caves.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Ajanta to Aurangabad takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, take in the spiritual surroundings of 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.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Shirdi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Shirdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pune.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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

2
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 29th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Sinhagad Fort, then make a trip to Narayani Dham Temple, then see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Aga Khan Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON NVCC Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasba Peth Ganpati Temple, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and finally make a trip to Laxmi Road.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pune online holiday planner .

Getting from Shirdi to Pune by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

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