32 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

32 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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32 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Pune
1
Pune
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lonavala
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Mumbai
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nashik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Shirdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Nagpur
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
9
Mahabaleshwar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Kolhapur
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Baramati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Pune

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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.
Pune is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, step into the grandiose world of Sinhagad Fort, see the interesting displays at Darshan Museum, and don't miss a visit to Nagraj Mandir.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pune road trip site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pune. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Lonavala.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad Fort

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Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lonavala: Imagica Theme Park (in Khopoli) and Mahad Ganpati Temple (in Mahad). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park, get great views at Tiger’s Point, steep yourself in history at Mountain Top Camping, and see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lonavala day trip planning tool .

Getting from Pune to Lonavala by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Lonavala are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imagica Theme Park, Mahad Ganpati Temple
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Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Lion's Point ©
Lion's Point

5
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, kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai holiday maker .

You can drive from Lonavala to Mumbai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashik: Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple (in Ozar), Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga (in Trimbak) and Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls (in Igatpuri). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, admire the landmark architecture of Kalaram Temple, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Infant Jesus, Nashik.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nashik trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Nashik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Deobandh Temple, Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls, Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
Highlights from your plan

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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.
Shirdi is known for historic sites, theme parks, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park, and examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum.

Plan my day in Shirdi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Nashik to Shirdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Vishwatmak Jangli Maharaj Ashram
Highlights from your plan
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Khandoba Mandir ©
Khandoba Mandir

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ajanta travel planner .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Ajanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ajanta are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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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 15th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then Head underground at Ellora Caves, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chini Mahal. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Aurangabad Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Jain Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Ajanta to Aurangabad takes 3 hours. In September in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nagpur.

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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Nagpur

Nagpur ©
Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
Get out of town with these interesting Nagpur side-trips: Ramtek (Ramtek Gad Mandir, Shantinath Digambar Jain Temple, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Arani River, don't miss a visit to Dhapewada Vithoba Temple, steep yourself in history at Ambagarh Fort, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Vyankatesh Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nagpur trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Aurangabad to Nagpur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Nagpur, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Nagpur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ramtek
Highlights from your plan
Ramtek Gad Mandir ©
Ramtek Gad Mandir
Shree Ganesh Mandir Tekdi ©
Shree Ganesh Mandir Tekdi
Bohra Masjid Mosque ©
Bohra Masjid Mosque

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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.
Step out of Mahabaleshwar to go to Panchgani and see Table Land, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church, trek along Gureghar Nature Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Arthur's Seat.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mahabaleshwar vacation website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nagpur to Mahabaleshwar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kate's Point, Table Land
Highlights from your plan
Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

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Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sangli (Dandoba Hills Forest Preserve, Sangmeshwar Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, make a trip to Gagangad, admire the sheer force of Ramtirth Waterfall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jyotiba Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kolhapur trip planner .

Getting from Mahabaleshwar to Kolhapur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Baramati.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Sangli
Highlights from your plan
Radhanagari Dam ©
Radhanagari Dam
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple ©
Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple

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Baramati

Baramati ©
Baramati is a city and a municipal council in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra, India.Baramati is located at. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vidya Pratishthan Museum and then experience rural life at Krishi Vigyan Kendra Baramati.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baramati trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kolhapur to Baramati takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Baramati

Museums
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Krishi Vigyan Kendra Baramati ©
Krishi Vigyan Kendra Baramati

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