5 days in Aurangabad, Shirdi & Nashik Itinerary

5 days in Aurangabad, Shirdi & Nashik Itinerary

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5 days in Aurangabad, Shirdi & Nashik Itinerary

Start: Paonta Sahib
Drive + Fly:  13​h
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Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Nashik
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Paonta Sahib

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ellora Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Panchakki (Water Mill), then explore the fascinating underground world of Aurangabad Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Daulatabad Fort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Aurangabad itinerary website .

Paonta Sahib to Aurangabad is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shirdi trip planner .

Drive from Aurangabad to Shirdi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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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 1st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition, learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, and then admire the striking features of Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashik trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Nashik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashik

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition ©
WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition

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