5 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

5 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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Fly
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Mumbai
Drive
2
Lonavala
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kolad
Drive
4
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Pune
Fly

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Mumbai

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mumbai itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad to Mumbai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mumbai, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 29°C. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Lonavala

— 2 nights
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Lohagad Fort and then admire the engineering at Bhushi Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Imagica Water Park.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lonavala trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Mumbai to Lonavala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lonavala are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kolad.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Kolad

Outdoor pursuits--whitewater rafting in particular--draw adventure seekers to this humble village, but a carefully planned Kolad itinerary allows you to enjoy the diversity of nature and culture both.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kolad trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lonavala to Kolad in 2.5 hours. In July in Kolad, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolad

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Mahabaleshwar

— 2 nights
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 12th (Mon): hike along Plato Point, admire the sheer force of Lingmala Waterfall, then contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, and finally explore the activities along Venna Lake.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mahabaleshwar travel tool.

Traveling by car from Kolad to Mahabaleshwar takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Pune.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Pune

Oxford of the East

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.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kasba Peth Ganpati Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pune trip planner.

You can drive from Mahabaleshwar to Pune in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Maharashtra travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Monuments · Architectural Buildings
Packed with some of India's top attractions, Maharashtra stretches from the country's western coast to its central section, encompassing equally varied landscapes and climates. Home to the most industrialized region in India, this sprawling state also boasts thriving agricultural and tourism sectors. Begin your tour of Maharashtra in Mumbai, India's commercial capital and hub of the successful Bollywood film and TV industries. Beyond this immense, cosmopolitan city, you can explore Buddhist caves, ancient temple complexes, modern beach resorts, national parks, and pleasant hill stations that the European colonists used as summer retreats.