11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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11 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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

2
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Bring the kids along to Chowpatty Beach and KidZania Mumbai. And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and make a trip to Dhobi Ghat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai road trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Lonavala.

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KidZania Mumbai ©
KidZania Mumbai
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach

2
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Imagica Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum and then get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Lonavala trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Mumbai to Lonavala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lonavala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Lonavala

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Imagica Theme Park
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Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
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Della Adventure Park

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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 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Nagaon Beach, then examine the collection at Siddhagiri Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kaneri Math, and finally admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple, don't miss a visit to Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kshetra Jyotiba Dongar, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Ramtirth Waterfall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kolhapur trip site .

Drive from Lonavala to Kolhapur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kolhapur can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

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Nagaon Beach
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Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Siddhagiri Museum ©
Siddhagiri Museum
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Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple

1
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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 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, then steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Khandoba Mandir. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park.

Make your Shirdi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kolhapur to Shirdi by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Kolhapur in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Shirdi: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

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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
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 10th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, step into the grandiose world of Chini Mahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Daulatabad Fort.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aurangabad trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Aurangabad takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 47°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ajanta.

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

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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 11th (Sat), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Ajanta road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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