8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Satpura National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Pachmarhi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bhopal
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Pune

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jehangir Art Gallery and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum. For shopping fun, head to Inorbit Mall Vashi or Charagh Din Shirts. Step out of Mumbai to go to Navi Mumbai and see Nerul Balaji Temple, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Mary Basilica, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Babu Amichand Panalal Jain Temple, and steep yourself in history at Bandra Fort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mumbai trip planning site .

Pune to Mumbai is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Satpura National Park.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Navi Mumbai
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Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple
Nerul Balaji Temple ©
Nerul Balaji Temple

1
day
Satpura National Park

Satpura National Park ©
On the 24th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Satpura Tiger Reserve.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Satpura National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mumbai to Satpura National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pachmarhi.

Things to do in Satpura National Park

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Satpura Tiger Reserve ©
Satpura Tiger Reserve

1
night
Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi ©
The sole hill station in the state, Pachmarhi attracts visitors with its cool temperatures and diversity of natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bee Falls, then Head underground at Jata Shankar Mandir, then explore the striking landscape at Dhoopgarh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pachmarhi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Pachmarhi is just a stone's throw from Satpura National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Bhopal.

Things to do in Pachmarhi

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Dhoopgarh ©
Dhoopgarh
Bee Falls ©
Bee Falls
Jata Shankar Mandir ©
Jata Shankar Mandir

3
nights
Bhopal

Bhopal ©
A pair of vast lakes separate the old and the new in Bhopal, the state capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi and Sanchi Stupas. You'll explore and learn at Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum and Yodhasthal. Venture out of the city with trips to Sanchi (Gupta Temple, Buddhist Vihara, & more) and Bhojeshwar Temple (in Bhojpur). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir Sahu Samaj, and buy something for everyone on your list at DB City Mall.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bhopal trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Pachmarhi to Bhopal in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bhopal

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sanchi, Bhojeshwar Temple
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Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka ©
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Bhojeshwar Temple ©
Bhojeshwar Temple
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum ©
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum

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