32 days in Western India Itinerary

32 days in Western India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jaipur
— 5 nights
2
Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
3
Jodhpur
— 3 nights
4
Udaipur
— 3 nights
5
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
6
Shirdi
— 1 night
7
Pune
— 3 nights
8
Goa
— 3 nights
9
Kolhapur
— 1 night
10
Mahabaleshwar
— 3 nights
11
Mumbai
— 4 nights

5
nights
Jaipur

Jaipur
Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Spend the 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Amber Palace, see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Govind Dev Ji Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Jaipur trip planner.

Bhopal to Jaipur is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bhopal in July, expect nights in Jaipur to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Tours · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amber Palace
Amber Palace
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur ©
Jantar Mantar - Jaipur
City Palace of Jaipur ©
City Palace of Jaipur

3
nights
Jaisalmer

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Spend the 21st (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the long history of Jaisalmer Fort, stop by Desert Art Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Sonee Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jaisalmer driving holiday site.

You can fly from Jaipur to Jaisalmer in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Jaisalmer Fort ©
Jaisalmer Fort

3
nights
Jodhpur

Jodhpur ©
The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Jodhpur is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, explore the galleries of Salawas Durry Udhyog, delve into the distant past at Walk to blueCity heritagetour, and take in the exciting artwork at Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School.

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Traveling by train from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Udaipur.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mehrangarh Fort ©
Mehrangarh Fort
Zipline
Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School ©
Chauhan's Art Gallery & Art School

3
nights
Udaipur

Udaipur ©
Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Udaipur is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, view the masterpieces at Locky Art School & Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Bagore Ki Haveli Museum, and browse the exhibits of Gothwal Art.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Udaipur trip planner.

Drive from Jodhpur to Udaipur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Jodhpur in July, plan for slightly colder days in Udaipur, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
City Palace of Udaipur ©
City Palace of Udaipur
Lake Pichola ©
Lake Pichola
Gothwal Art ©
Gothwal Art

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.
On the 30th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort, Head underground at Ellora Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Jama Masjid, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pithalkhora Caves, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aurangabad attractions planning site.

Getting from Udaipur to Aurangabad by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Udaipur in July since evenings lows in Aurangabad dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

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

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, and finally contemplate the long history of House of Laxmibai Shinde.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Shirdi attractions website.

Getting from Aurangabad to Shirdi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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.
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, admire the sheer force of Khandi Waterfalls, make a trip to Trishundha Ganpati Temple, and admire the engineering at Thokarwadi Dam.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pune travel route site.

Getting from Shirdi to Pune by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Tamhini Ghat ©
Tamhini Ghat
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

3
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baga Beach, identify plant and animal life at Animal Shelter Agonda, kick back and relax at Vagator Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Goa online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pune to Goa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Goa

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

1
night
Kolhapur

Kolhapur
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Ramtirth Waterfall and then head outdoors with Kolhapur.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kolhapur online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Goa to Kolhapur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kolhapur

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.
Mahabaleshwar is known for historic sites, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Gureghar Nature Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake, relax in the rural setting at Laxmi Strawberry Farm, and don't miss a visit to Kate's Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mahabaleshwar trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Kate's Point
Highlights from your plan
Lingmala Waterfall ©
Lingmala Waterfall
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Krishnabai Temple ©
Krishnabai Temple

4
nights
Mumbai

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: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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