18 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

18 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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18 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  3​h
1
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Igatpuri
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Karjat Town
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Matheran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lonavala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Panchgani
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Pune
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, shopping, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, admire the landmark architecture of Mount Mary Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai online trip itinerary builder .

Ahmedabad to Mumbai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, you will find days in Mumbai are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Igatpuri.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

few
hours
Igatpuri

Igatpuri
Igatpuri is a town and a Hill Station municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Igatpuri visit planner.

You can drive from Mumbai to Igatpuri in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Karjat on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Igatpuri

Parks Nature

1
night
Karjat Town

Karjat Town ©
Karjat is a town administered under a Municipal Council in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bhivpuri Waterfall and then contemplate the long history of Kothaligad (Peth) Fort.

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You can drive from Igatpuri to Karjat in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Matheran.

Things to do in Karjat Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kothaligad (Peth) Fort ©
Kothaligad (Peth) Fort

2
nights
Matheran

Matheran ©
High in the Western Ghats, Matheran offers visitors relief from the oppressive temperatures at lower elevations.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Lord Point and then walk around Paymasters Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Karnala Bird Sanctuary, get great views at Alexander Point, and then get great views at Panorama Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Matheran attractions site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Karjat to Matheran. July in Matheran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lonavala.

Things to do in Matheran

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Karnala Bird Sanctuary ©
Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Louisa Point ©
Louisa Point
Panorama Point ©
Panorama Point

2
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get great views at Lion's Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Karla Caves, contemplate the long history of Lohagad Fort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pawna Lake.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lonavala road trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Matheran to Lonavala. In July in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Imagica Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Lion's Point ©
Lion's Point
Lohagad Fort ©
Lohagad Fort

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 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, then explore and take pictures at Laxmi Strawberry Farm, then steep yourself in history at Pratapgarh Fort, and finally get great views at Elephant's Head Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lingmala Waterfall, then take some stellar pictures from Arthur's Seat, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Atibaleshwar madir, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mahabaleshwar trip planner.

Getting from Lonavala to Mahabaleshwar by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Panchgani.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

2
nights
Panchgani

Panchgani ©
Deriving its name from the five hills that surround it, Panchgani offers an unpolluted environment for nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the engineering at Dhom Dam, then get great views at Parsi Point, and then make a trip to Sydney Point. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Kalubai Temple, make a trip to Nana Phadnavis wada, then don't miss a visit to Cheese Factory, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Panchgani online visit planner .

Drive from Mahabaleshwar to Panchgani in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Panchgani

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wai
Highlights from your plan
Dhom Dam ©
Dhom Dam
Table Land ©
Table Land
Sydney Point ©
Sydney Point

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 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Mandir, step into the grandiose world of Sinhagad Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON NVCC Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Shaniwar Wada, then don't miss a visit to Laxmi Road, then examine the collection at Darshan Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Aga Khan Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pune route planner .

Traveling by car from Panchgani to Pune takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad Fort
ISKCON NVCC Temple ©
ISKCON NVCC Temple

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ellora Caves. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stop by Paithani Silk Weaving Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Panchakki (Water Mill). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Tomb of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Head underground at Ellora Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Aurangabad Caves.

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Drive from Lonavala to Aurangabad in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Aurangabad when traveling from Lonavala in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

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