8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Shirdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Lonavala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Mandir Nashik and then see the interesting displays at Gargoti Mineral Museum. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple, see the interesting displays at Coin Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalaram Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashik trip builder .

New Delhi to Nashik is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Shree Vighnahar Ganpati Temple, Gargoti Mineral Museum, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Gargoti Mineral Museum ©
Gargoti Mineral Museum
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple

2
nights
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 7th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dwarkamai Masjid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Khandoba Mandir, admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Shirdi Saibaba Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maruti Mandir, and finally steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shirdi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Shirdi

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

2
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): have fun and explore at Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum and then find something for the whole family at Imagica Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum, then find something for the whole family at Della Adventure Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Lion's Point.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lonavala road trip site .

You can drive from Shirdi to Lonavala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Lonavala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Imagica Theme Park
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Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum ©
Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ramakrishna Math, Khar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, contemplate the long history of Khotachiwadi, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banganga Tank. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, get outside with Marine Drive, then admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chowpatty Beach, and finally snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lonavala to Mumbai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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