15 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

15 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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15 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Goa
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Shirdi
— 2 nights
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
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Lonavala
— 3 nights
+3
train + taxi + Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
End: Goa

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siddhagiri Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Kshetra Jyotiba Dongar, and then admire the sheer force of Ramtirth Waterfall. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Rankala Lake, then contemplate the long history of Maharaja's Palace, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nagaon Beach.

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Goa to Kolhapur is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nagaon Beach
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Nagaon Beach ©
Nagaon Beach
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Siddhagiri Museum ©
Siddhagiri Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishnabai Temple, then contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mapro Garden. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, then steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Arthur's Seat, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atibaleshwar madir.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mahabaleshwar vacation planner.

You can drive from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Table Land
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Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): 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 contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khandoba Mandir. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Shirdi online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Mahabaleshwar to Shirdi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Shirdi are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi ©
Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi
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 9th (Sat), admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, explore the historical opulence of Chini Mahal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves, and finally delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aurangabad vacation builder website .

Drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Aurangabad can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ajanta online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ajanta can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

4
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Pack the 12th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at KidZania Mumbai. The adventure continues: make a trip to Marine Drive, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

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Getting from Ajanta to Mumbai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
KidZania Mumbai ©
KidZania Mumbai

3
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lonavala: Khopoli (Imagica Theme Park, Imagica Snow Park, & more). It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Della Adventure and examine the collection at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lonavala itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Lonavala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Lonavala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Khopoli
Highlights from your plan
Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Imagica Water Park ©
Imagica Water Park

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