35 days in Western India Itinerary

35 days in Western India Itinerary

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Surat
— 10 nights
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Mahabaleshwar
— 7 nights
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Panchgani
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lonavala
— 10 nights
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Surat

— 10 nights

Diamond City

Off the map for most international tourists heading to India, the major industrial city of Surat has a long heritage in diamond-cutting and textile manufacturing.
Explore Surat's surroundings by going to Bilimora (Gayatri Mandir, Somnath Temple, &more), Bharuch (Gayatri Mata Temple, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, &more) and Shri Ankleshwar Tirth (in Ankleshwar). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Bharthana National Park. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at VR Surat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ichhanath Mahadev Temple, make a trip to Pathan the Royal Family, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gopi Talav.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Surat online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Surat. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Surat

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Mahabaleshwar

— 7 nights
Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
Get out of town with these interesting Mahabaleshwar side-trips: Raigad (TaKmok Tok & Raigad Fort). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, take some stellar pictures from Elephant's Head Point, explore the ancient world of Krishnabai Temple, and don't miss a visit to Shri Panchganga Mandir.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mahabaleshwar travel planner.

You can drive from Surat to Mahabaleshwar in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Panchgani.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Panchgani

— 6 nights
Deriving its name from the five hills that surround it, Panchgani offers an unpolluted environment for nature lovers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Panchgani: Satara (Char Bhinti, Shri Uttar Chidambaram Nataraja Mandir, &more) and Kalubai Temple (in Wai). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, see human ingenuity at work at Dhom Dam, make a trip to Cheese Factory, and stop by Devrai Art Village.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Panchgani route builder website.

You can drive from Mahabaleshwar to Panchgani in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Panchgani

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lonavala

— 10 nights
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Venture out of the city with trips to Imagicaa (in Khopoli), Navi Mumbai (Jewel Of Navi Mumbai & Seawoods Grand Central Mall) and Independence Point (in Mulshi). The adventure continues: get great views at Lion's Point, get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park, see human ingenuity at work at Bhushi Dam, and explore the fascinating underground world of Karla Caves.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lonavala itinerary planner.

Drive from Panchgani to Lonavala in 3 hours. In February in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips