8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Mumbai
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Lonavala
— 1 night
Drive
3
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Taxi to Pune, Fly to Jaipur

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Mumbai

— 3 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Take a break from the city and head to Marine Drive and Chowpatty Beach. Bring the kids along to Bungalow Eight and Crawford Market. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, identify plant and animal life at Bhandup Pumping Station, admire the striking features of Antilia, and get your game on at What The Fun.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mumbai tour itinerary website.

Jaipur to Mumbai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lonavala.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Lonavala

— 1 night
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at A-1 Chikki and then get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lonavala trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mumbai to Lonavala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lonavala can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks · Shopping

Shirdi

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khandoba Mandir, steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maruti Mandir, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gyan Thirth, Shri Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shirdi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lonavala to Shirdi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Shirdi when traveling from Lonavala in June, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites

Mahabaleshwar

— 2 nights
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 16th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Elephant's Head Point, then explore the activities along Venna Lake, then get great views at Arthur's Seat, and finally take some stellar pictures from Elphinstone Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Shri Panchganga Mandir, contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Krishnabai Temple, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary maker.

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 taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Maharashtra travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Monuments · Architectural Buildings
Packed with some of India's top attractions, Maharashtra stretches from the country's western coast to its central section, encompassing equally varied landscapes and climates. Home to the most industrialized region in India, this sprawling state also boasts thriving agricultural and tourism sectors. Begin your tour of Maharashtra in Mumbai, India's commercial capital and hub of the successful Bollywood film and TV industries. Beyond this immense, cosmopolitan city, you can explore Buddhist caves, ancient temple complexes, modern beach resorts, national parks, and pleasant hill stations that the European colonists used as summer retreats.