32 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

32 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maharashtra trip itinerary planner

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Nanded
— 1 day
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Mumbai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lonavala
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pune
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive
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Mahabaleshwar
— 3 nights
Taxi to Pune, Fly to Nasik
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Nashik
— 4 nights
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Shirdi
— 2 nights
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Aurangabad
— 2 nights
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Ajanta
— 1 night
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Nagpur
— 3 nights
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Nanded

— 1 day
Nanded is a city in Maharashtra state (western central India), the 8th largest urban agglomeration of the state and the 81st most populous city in India. On the 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, admire the landmark architecture of Hazur Sahib, and then contemplate the long history of Nanded Fort.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nanded online trip maker.

New Delhi to Nanded is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Nanded

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mumbai

— 6 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, wander the streets of Nariman Point, and contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mumbai planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nanded to Mumbai. In January, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Lonavala

— 4 nights
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Step out of Lonavala to go to Khopoli and see Imagicaa, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: get great views at Lion's Point, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, examine the collection at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum, and stop by A-1 Chikki.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lonavala online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Lonavala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Pune

— 5 nights

Oxford of the East

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, step into the grandiose world of Aga Khan Palace, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pune trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lonavala to Pune in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Kolhapur

— 1 night

Karveer

Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Kaneri Math, then examine the collection at Siddhagiri Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Bahubali Bramhcharya, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kolhapur day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pune to Kolhapur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Kolhapur sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Museums · Historic Sites

Mahabaleshwar

— 3 nights
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 Sydney Point, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, explore the activities along Venna Lake, make a trip to Shri Panchganga Mandir, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church.

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You can drive from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashik.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Nashik

— 4 nights

Wine Capital of India

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.
Take a break from Nashik with a short trip to Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga in Trimbak, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, admire the striking features of Kalaram Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapileswara Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Infant Jesus, Nashik.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nashik trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mahabaleshwar to Nashik takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Shirdi

— 2 nights
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid.

Discover how to plan a Shirdi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Aurangabad

— 2 nights

City of Gates

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 4th (Thu): admire the striking features of Jain Temple in Ellora caves, explore the ancient world of Ellora Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, and finally look for gifts at Himroo Fabrics.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aurangabad road trip tool.

You can drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Aurangabad are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Ajanta

— 1 night
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 6th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajanta attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Ajanta takes 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nagpur.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Nagpur

— 3 nights

Orange City

Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
Nagpur is known for historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Dhapewada Vithoba Temple, admire the striking features of Bohra Masjid Mosque, steep yourself in history at All Saints' Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Vyankatesh Temple.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nagpur trip builder site.

Getting from Ajanta to Nagpur by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nagpur

Historic Sites

Maharashtra travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Monuments · Architectural Buildings
Packed with some of India's top attractions, Maharashtra stretches from the country's western coast to its central section, encompassing equally varied landscapes and climates. Home to the most industrialized region in India, this sprawling state also boasts thriving agricultural and tourism sectors. Begin your tour of Maharashtra in Mumbai, India's commercial capital and hub of the successful Bollywood film and TV industries. Beyond this immense, cosmopolitan city, you can explore Buddhist caves, ancient temple complexes, modern beach resorts, national parks, and pleasant hill stations that the European colonists used as summer retreats.