8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
1
Mumbai
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Mahabaleshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Panchgani
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Lavasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Pune
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Lonavala
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Bhimashankar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Bhandardara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, admire the landmark architecture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai travel planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Mumbai. November in Mumbai sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum ©
Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach

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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.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Atibaleshwar madir, then steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, then delve into the distant past at Krishnabai Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mahabaleshwar trip planner .

You can drive from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Panchgani.

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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Panchgani

Panchgani ©
Deriving its name from the five hills that surround it, Panchgani offers an unpolluted environment for nature lovers.
On the 5th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, then stop by Devrai Art Village, and then admire the engineering at Dhom Dam.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Panchgani road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Mahabaleshwar to Panchgani takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lavasa.

Things to do in Panchgani

Parks Nature Shopping
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Table Land ©
Table Land
Dhom Dam ©
Dhom Dam
Devrai Art Village ©
Devrai Art Village

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Lavasa

Lavasa ©
A planned city, Lavasa is meant to resemble an Italian hillside town.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Lakeside Promenade.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lavasa trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Panchgani to Lavasa in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Pune.
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Lakeside Promenade ©
Lakeside Promenade

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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 7th (Thu), stop by Studio Coppre, examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pune vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lavasa to Pune takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lonavala.

Things to do in Pune

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

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Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum, then stop by A-1 Chikki, and then find something for the whole family at Della Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lonavala day trip planner.

Getting from Pune to Lonavala by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bhimashankar.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
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Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum ©
Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum
A-1 Chikki ©
A-1 Chikki

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Bhimashankar

Bhimashankar ©
Bhīmāshankar Temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located 50 km northwest of Khed (alias Rajguru Nagar), near Pune, in India. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Bhimashankar Jyotirling Mandir.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bhimashankar vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lonavala to Bhimashankar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Bhandardara.

Things to do in Bhimashankar

Historic Sites
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Shree Bhimashankar Jyotirling Mandir ©

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Bhandardara

Bhandardara ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Bhandardara, then explore the activities along Bhandardara Lake (Lake Aurthur Hill), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Amruteshwar Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Ratangad Fort.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bhandardara trip builder site .

You can drive from Bhimashankar to Bhandardara in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bhandardara

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ahmednagar
Highlights from your plan
Bhandardara ©
Bhandardara
Ratangad Fort ©
Ratangad Fort
Amruteshwar Temple ©
Amruteshwar Temple

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