5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly:  7​h
1
Mumbai
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lonavala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Mahabaleshwar
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Gaya

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
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Gaya to Mumbai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
On the 18th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Lohagad Fort.

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Traveling by car from Mumbai to Lonavala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Lonavala

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Lohagad Fort ©
Lohagad Fort

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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.
On the 19th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, then see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir.

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Traveling by car from Lonavala to Shirdi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Shirdi

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station.

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You can drive from Shirdi to Mahabaleshwar in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

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Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station

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