26 days in Goa & Maharashtra Itinerary

26 days in Goa & Maharashtra Itinerary

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Goa
— 7 nights
2
Mumbai
— 3 nights
3
Lonavala
— 4 nights
4
Pune
— 3 nights
5
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
6
Ajanta
— Few hours
7
Shirdi
— 2 nights
8
Nashik
— 3 nights

7
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You've added Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, Paul John Visitor Centre ( John Distilleries ), Lost Paradise Goa - Day Cruise, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Baga Beach, get some thrills on the water with Rediscovery Cruises, stroll through Vagator Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Tirupati Balaji Padmavati Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Goa road trip planning app.

Ahmedabad to Goa is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Ahmedabad in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Goa, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Rediscovery Cruises ©
Rediscovery Cruises
Baga Beach ©
Baga Beach
Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You've now added Elephanta Caves to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowpatty Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Goa to Mumbai in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Goa in October, expect nights in Mumbai to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. You'll set off for Lonavala on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Mumbai

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

4
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sky Waltz Balloon Safari as well as Lion's Point. Step out of Lonavala to go to Khopoli and see Imagicaa, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Della Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lonavala online vacation planner.

Drive from Mumbai to Lonavala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Pune.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Imagicaa
Highlights from your plan
Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Lion's Point ©
Lion's Point

3
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bhuleshwar Temple as well as Pataleshwar Cave Temple. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, make a trip to Laxmi Road, admire the striking features of Shaniwar Wada, and explore the historical opulence of Sinhagad Fort.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pune trip planner.

Take a train from Lonavala to Pune in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sri Balaji Mandir ©
Sri Balaji Mandir
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad Fort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shani Shingnapur, explore the fascinating underground world of Aurangabad Caves, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pune to Aurangabad takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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

few
hours
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 20th (Wed): Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ajanta journey builder tool.

You can drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ajanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Shirdi.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Tapobhumi Mandir, contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, and finally examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Shirdi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Ajanta to Shirdi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Shri Saibaba Tapobhumi Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Khandoba Mandir ©
Khandoba Mandir
Lendi Baug ©
Lendi Baug

3
nights
Nashik

Nashik ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Nashik to Trimbak to see Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Sula Vineyards, explore the fascinating underground world of Chambharlena Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Anna Ganapati Navgraha Siddhapeetham, and see human ingenuity at work at Kashyapi Dam.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nashik sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Shirdi to Nashik in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
Highlights from your plan
Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards

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