31 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

31 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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31 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Nashik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Shirdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Pune
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Mahabaleshwar
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Malvan
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Ganpatipule
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Kashid
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Mumbai
— 5 nights
End: Mumbai

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sula Vineyards and Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple. Visit Jain Mandir Nashik and Kapileswara Temple for their historical value. Take a break from Nashik with a short trip to Gargoti Mineral Museum in Sinnar, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at York Winery & Tasting Room, take in the spiritual surroundings of Navshya Ganapati Temple, brush up on your military savvy at Regiment of Artillery Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Someshwar Water Fall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nashik sightseeing planning tool .

Mumbai to Nashik is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Gargoti Mineral Museum, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Gargoti Mineral Museum ©
Gargoti Mineral Museum

3
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.
Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir and Baba's Chavadi will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple and Dixit Wada Museum. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sai Teerth Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug, contemplate the long history of House of Laxmibai Shinde, and view the masterpieces at Shree Sai Hemant Art Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shirdi trip planning site .

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Khandoba Mandir ©
Khandoba Mandir

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bhai Saheb Bhai Daya Singh Ji Bhai Dharam Singh Ji, admire the striking features of Jain Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhadra Maruti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and finally Head underground at Ellora Caves. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, see the interesting displays at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum, then steep yourself in history at Jama Masjid, then admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, and finally delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aurangabad sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Taljai Hill and ISKCON NVCC Temple will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple and Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, learn about all things military at National War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Mandir, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sahyadri Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pune trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Pune takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Pune

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple
Highlights from your plan
Taljai Hill ©
Taljai Hill
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mahabaleshwar Hill Station and Krishnabai Temple. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mahabaleshwar Temple and Hollywood Wax Museum. Explore Mahabaleshwar's surroundings by going to Panchgani (Parsi Point, Table Land, & more) and Dholya Ganapati (in Satara). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Venna Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church, get great views at Arthur's Seat, and don't miss a visit to Panch Ganga Temple.

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You can drive from Pune to Mahabaleshwar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Malvan.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Panchgani, Dholya Ganapati
Highlights from your plan
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple
Krishnabai Temple ©
Krishnabai Temple

3
nights
Malvan

Malvan ©
Known for being the location of Sindhudurg Fort, Malvan offers tourists a pleasant beach getaway that boasts historic sites and peaceful temples.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tarkarli Beach and Achra Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jai Ganesh Mandir and Rameshwar Temple. Explore Malvan's surroundings by going to Bhogwe Beach (in Kudal), Khavane Beach (in Vengurla) and Devbagh Beach (in Tarkarli). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wairy Ubhatwadi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Talashil Tondavali Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Sateri Temple.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malvan trip maker site .

You can drive from Mahabaleshwar to Malvan in 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ganpatipule.

Things to do in Malvan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tarkarli, Khavane Beach, Bhogwe Beach, Kunkeshwar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Tarkarli Beach ©
Tarkarli Beach
Talashil Tondavali Beach ©
Talashil Tondavali Beach
Kunkeshwar Beach ©
Kunkeshwar Beach

3
nights
Ganpatipule

Ganpatipule ©
Famous for its pristine beaches and namesake temple, Ganpatipule offers tourists a blissful getaway.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ganapatipule Beach and Ganpatipule Temple. Relax by the water at Ganapatipule Beach and Arey Ware Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ganpatipule: Guhagar Beach (in Guhagar) and Ratnagiri (Ganeshghule Beach, Tilak Ali Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Malgund Beach and see the interesting displays at Prachin Konkan Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ganpatipule trip builder .

You can drive from Malvan to Ganpatipule in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in May, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kashid.

Things to do in Ganpatipule

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ratnagiri, Guhagar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ganapatipule Beach ©
Ganapatipule Beach
Ganpatipule Temple ©
Ganpatipule Temple
Malgund Beach ©
Malgund Beach

1
night
Kashid

Kashid
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Nandgaon Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Phansad Bird Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Kashid Beach.

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You can drive from Ganpatipule to Kashid in 7 hours. May in Kashid sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Kashid

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Phansad Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Kashid Beach
Kashid Beach
Nandgaon Beach ©
Nandgaon Beach

5
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll get in some beach time at Chowpatty Beach and Juhu Beach. Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Nariman Point, appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and find something for the whole family at Red Carpet Wax Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mumbai visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kashid to Mumbai takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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