5 days in Aurangabad District, Nashik & Shirdi Itinerary

5 days in Aurangabad District, Nashik & Shirdi Itinerary

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5 days in Aurangabad District, Nashik & Shirdi Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  6​h 45​min
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Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Ajanta
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Hyderabad

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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.
For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Aurangabad trip builder tool .

Hyderabad to Aurangabad is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Aurangabad

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Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): browse the exhibits of WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition, learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, admire the striking features of Kalaram Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nashik trip planner .

Getting from Aurangabad to Nashik by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

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Side Trip

Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani ©
Saptashrungi Devi Temple Vani
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, and then find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Shirdi trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Shirdi

Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Sai Teerth Theme Park ©
Sai Teerth Theme Park
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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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 9th (Wed): Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

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Drive from Shirdi to Ajanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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