7 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

7 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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7 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
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Mumbai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pune
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kolhapur
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Ajanta
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Take a break from Mumbai with a short trip to Juma Masjid in Navi Mumbai, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and take a stroll through Nariman Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip itinerary app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mumbai. April in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pune.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Juma Masjid
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Food Tours
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Darshan Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Moreshwar Temple, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then hunt for treasures at Phule Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pune trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mumbai to Pune takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Pune

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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©

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night
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jyotiba Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Radhanagari Dam, then admire the sheer force of Ramtirth Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Gagangad.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Kolhapur travel route planning website .

Getting from Pune to Kolhapur by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ajanta.

Things to do in Kolhapur

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Radhanagari Dam ©
Radhanagari Dam
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Jyotiba Temple ©
Jyotiba Temple

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day
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
On the 30th (Tue), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ajanta trip maker tool .

You can drive from Kolhapur to Ajanta in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In April in Ajanta, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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