5 days in Pune, Shirdi & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

5 days in Pune, Shirdi & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

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5 days in Pune, Shirdi & Mahabaleshwar Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Pune
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Chandigarh

1
night
Pune

Pune ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Mandir, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Sinhagad Fort, look for gifts at Studio Coppre, then examine the collection at Darshan Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pune trip itinerary maker .

Chandigarh to Pune is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Pune

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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Sinhagad Fort ©
Sinhagad 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 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, then take in the exciting artwork at Shree Sai Hemant Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Shirdi day trip website .

You can drive from Pune to Shirdi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Shirdi

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Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Dixit Wada Museum ©
Dixit Wada Museum

2
nights
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 9th (Sat): stop by Devrai Art Village, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lingmala Waterfall, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, then get great views at Arthur's Seat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krishnabai Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary builder site .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

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Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

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