8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Mumbai
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  2​h
2
Alibaug
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Mahabaleshwar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Dharavi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Bungalow Eight and Zaveri Bazaar. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, head outdoors with Marine Drive, identify plant and animal life at Aarey Colony, and stroll through Chowpatty Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip builder app .

Bengaluru to Mumbai is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Bengaluru in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mumbai, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Alibaug.

Things to do in Mumbai

Outdoors Shopping Museums
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

2
nights
Alibaug

Alibaug ©
On a vacation in Alibaug, a small coastal town south of Mumbai, you can explore a plethora of beaches lined with coconut palms, boasting black or white sands, and mostly suitable for swimming and water sports.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple, kick back and relax at Awas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Versoli Beach. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Alibag Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nagoba Mandir, then steep yourself in history at Undheri Fort, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Lavish Antique Clocks.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Alibaug trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Mumbai to Alibaug takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Shirdi.

Things to do in Alibaug

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Awas Beach ©
Awas Beach
Versoli Beach ©
Versoli Beach
Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple ©
Kanakeshwar Devasthan 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, then browse the exhibits of Shree Sai Hemant Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Shirdi online trip planner .

You can drive from Alibaug to Shirdi in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car 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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, delve into the distant past at Krishnabai Temple, then contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mahabaleshwar road trip site .

Getting from Shirdi to Mahabaleshwar by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites
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Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple
Krishnabai Temple ©
Krishnabai Temple

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