8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Mahabaleshwar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Lavasa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Lonavala
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Hollywood Wax Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Connaught Peak, then hike along Tiger Spring, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Atibaleshwar madir. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Harrison's Folly, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gureghar Nature Trail, and then relax in the rural setting at Laxmi Strawberry Farm.

Before you visit Mahabaleshwar, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Lucknow to Mahabaleshwar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lavasa.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Harrison's Folly
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Harrison's Folly ©
Harrison's Folly
Connaught Peak ©
Connaught Peak
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum

1
night
Lavasa

Lavasa ©
A planned city, Lavasa is meant to resemble an Italian hillside town.
On the 23rd (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Lakeside Promenade.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lavasa journey planner .

Traveling by car from Mahabaleshwar to Lavasa takes 4 hours. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lonavala.
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Lakeside Promenade ©
Lakeside Promenade

2
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Mountain Top Camping and then explore the engaging exhibits at Lucky's Celebrity Wax Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: catch some excitement at Japalouppe Equestrian Centre, steep yourself in history at Tikona Fort, and then examine the collection at Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lonavala journey website .

You can drive from Lavasa to Lonavala in 2.5 hours. July in Lonavala sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mumbai.

Things to do in Lonavala

Historic Sites Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Japalouppe Equestrian Centre
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Mountain Top Camping ©
Mountain Top Camping
Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum ©
Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum
Japalouppe Equestrian Centre ©
Japalouppe Equestrian Centre

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jehangir Art Gallery and Bhau Daji Lad Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Inorbit Mall Vashi and Awas Beach. When in Mumbai, make a side trip to see Nerul Balaji Temple in Navi Mumbai, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at R City Mall, don't miss a visit to Bhaktivedanta Swami Mission School, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mumba Devi Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Aarey Colony.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Lonavala to Mumbai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Navi Mumbai, Awas Beach
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Inorbit Mall Vashi ©
Inorbit Mall Vashi
Nerul Balaji Temple ©
Nerul Balaji Temple
Bhau Daji Lad Museum ©
Bhau Daji Lad Museum

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