33 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

33 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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33 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lonavala
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Pune
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Shirdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Nashik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Aurangabad
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Vihigaon
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
9
Ratnagiri
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Kolhapur
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Mahabaleshwar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

4
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: get outside with Marine Drive, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, get in on the family fun at KidZania Mumbai, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Siddhivinayak.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mumbai road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mumbai. In September, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

Theme Parks Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach

3
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Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Get out of town with these interesting Lonavala side-trips: Shri Ballaleshwar Temple (in Raigad), Independence Point (in Mulshi) and Khopoli (Imagica Theme Park & Imagica Water Park). It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Della Adventure Park and get great views at Lion's Point.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lonavala trip planner .

Getting from Mumbai to Lonavala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Pune.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Khopoli, Independence Point, Shri Ballaleshwar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Imagica Water Park ©
Imagica Water Park

4
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, shopping, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, stroll around Gram Sanskruti Udyan Village Park, get your game on at iB Cricket, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pune travel route website .

Getting from Lonavala to Pune by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple
Highlights from your plan
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Skyjumper Trampoline Park - Pune ©
Skyjumper Trampoline Park - Pune
iB Cricket ©
iB Cricket

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.
Shirdi is known for historic sites, theme parks, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple, see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Shirdi online travel planner .

Getting from Pune to Shirdi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wet N Joy Water Park ©
Wet N Joy Water Park
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

4
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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: Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga (in Trimbak), Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls (in Igatpuri) and Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple (in Ozar). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Sula Vineyards, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapileswara Temple, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Anjneri Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Kalaram Temple.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nashik travel planner.

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Nashik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Nashik

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga, Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple
Highlights from your plan
Anjneri Hill ©
Anjneri Hill
Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Saptashrungi Devi ©
Saptashrungi Devi

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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.
Aurangabad is known for nature, historic sites, shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ellora Caves, admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, Head underground at Aurangabad Caves, and expand your understanding of the military at Daulatabad Fort.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Aurangabad trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Nashik to Aurangabad takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 24th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ajanta online travel planner .

You can drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 3 hours. In September in Ajanta, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Vihigaon.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

1
night
Vihigaon

Vihigaon
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Getting from Ajanta to Vihigaon by car takes about 6 hours. You will leave for Ratnagiri on the 25th (Wed).

2
nights
Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri ©
Mango trees sway in the lush, fertile valleys surrounding Ratnagiri, a small city of around 76,000 on India's west coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Ratnagiri side-trips: Ganpatipule (Prachin Konkan Museum, Ganpatipule Temple, & more) and Malgund Beach (in Malgund). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ganeshghule Beach, take in breathtaking views at Bamanghal, and make a trip to Dhootpapeshwar Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ratnagiri sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vihigaon to Ratnagiri takes 18 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Ratnagiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ganpatipule
Highlights from your plan
Ganapatipule Beach ©
Ganapatipule Beach
Ganpatipule Temple ©
Ganpatipule Temple
Ganeshghule Beach ©
Ganeshghule Beach

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Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Explore Kolhapur's surroundings by going to Sangli (Dandoba Hills Forest Preserve & Sangmeshwar Temple). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, examine the collection at Kaneri Math, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramtirth Waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kolhapur fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Ratnagiri to Kolhapur in 3.5 hours. September in Kolhapur sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sangli
Highlights from your plan
Kolhapur ©
Kolhapur
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Siddhagiri Museum ©
Siddhagiri Museum

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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 with an excursion to Table Land in Panchgani--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, explore the activities along Venna Lake, take some stellar pictures from Arthur's Seat, and make a trip to Panch Ganga Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahabaleshwar visit planner .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Table Land
Highlights from your plan
Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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