7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Varanasi
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Mumbai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pune
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Ahmednagar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Varanasi

1
night
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Dhobi Ghat and then take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market, contemplate the long history of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and finally look for gifts at India Circus.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai online travel planner .

Varanasi to Mumbai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pune.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Shinde Chatri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Moreshwar Temple, examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pune trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Pune takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Shinde Chatri ©
Shinde Chatri

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Mandir Nashik, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, then admire the landmark architecture of Kalaram Temple, and finally learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nashik online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pune to Nashik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries
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Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple

1
night
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 (Tue), get in on the family fun at Sai Teerth Theme Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple.

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

Traveling by car from Nashik to Shirdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ahmednagar.

Things to do in Shirdi

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

1
night
Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Ahmednagar Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meher Baba's Samadhi, steep yourself in history at Meherabad, brush up on your military savvy at Cavalry Tank Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Catholic Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agastya Rishi Ashram.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ahmednagar online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Ahmednagar takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ahmednagar

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meherabad ©
Meherabad
Meher Baba's Samadhi ©
Meher Baba's Samadhi
St. John's Catholic Church ©
St. John's Catholic Church

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night
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.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Chini Mahal, explore the ancient world of Ellora Caves, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort, and finally admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ahmednagar to Aurangabad by car takes about 2.5 hours. October in Aurangabad sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

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