11 days in Western India Itinerary

11 days in Western India Itinerary

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Ratnagiri
— 3 nights
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Nashik
— 2 nights
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Vadodara
— 2 nights
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Sasan Gir
— 3 nights
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Ratnagiri

— 3 nights
Mango trees sway in the lush, fertile valleys surrounding Ratnagiri, a small city of around 76,000 on India's west coast.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Patitpavan Mandir, enjoy the sand and surf at Aare Ware Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Arey Ware Beach, then kick back and relax at Ganapatipule Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Areopagus - Japanese Day Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Ocean Adventures, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhageshwar Temple, then stroll through Pandre Samudra, then stroll through Bhatye Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mandavi Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Ratnagiri journey builder website.

Pune to Ratnagiri is an approximately 7-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashik.

Things to do in Ratnagiri

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Nashik

— 2 nights

Wine Capital of India

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 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Nashik, Sri Sri Radha Madan Gopal Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nashik trip planner.

Getting from Ratnagiri to Nashik by car takes about 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Vadodara.

Things to do in Nashik

Spas · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Vadodara

— 2 nights

The Cultured City

Tourism in Vadodara, the cultural capital of Gujarat, thrives on four major palace complexes, great regional dance performances, gardens and galleries, and a number of museums offering a wide variety of events, activities, and things to see.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tee off at Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club, then identify plant and animal life at Shruti Mandir Ashram, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally don't miss a visit to Alkapuri Haveli. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Khunia Mahadev, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kayavarohan Shiva Temple, then step off the mainland to explore Kabirvad, and finally make a trip to Tomb of Qutubuddin Muhammad Khan.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vadodara trip maker.

Fly from Nashik to Vadodara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Sasan Gir.

Things to do in Vadodara

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

Sasan Gir

— 3 nights
Fulfill your wildlife fantasies at Sasan Gir, the only place in Asia where you can still see lions roaming free in the wild.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Devalia Safari Park. On the next day, admire the engineering at Kamleshwar Dam and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamnath Mahadev Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sasan Gir trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Vadodara to Sasan Gir in 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sasan Gir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gir National Park travel guide

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National Parks · Landmarks · Waterfalls
Gir National Park, known to be the last sanctuary of the Asiatic lion, spreads across 1,412 sq km (877 sq mi) of thick dry forest and plains. Sightseeing in Gir National Park allows you to spot many species residing here, ranging from antelopes to eagles and even a surprising number of crocodiles. The park also houses the Maldharis, a tribe whose cattle are frequently targeted by lions. A number of packages for touring the park exist, from day trips to jeep safaris and multi-day holiday tours.