8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Mumbai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pune
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Panchgani
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Mahabaleshwar
— Few hours
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
5
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: Chandigarh

2
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
On the 23rd (Mon), take a stroll through Colaba, hunt for treasures at Zaveri Bazaar, and then wander the streets of Dharavi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): look for gifts at Bungalow Eight, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, wander the streets of Nariman Point, then make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, and finally take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai sightseeing planning app .

Chandigarh to Mumbai is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chandigarh in December: highs in Mumbai hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Pune.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Nariman Point
Nariman Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pune route planner .

You can drive from Mumbai to Pune in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Panchgani.

Things to do in Pune

Spas Historic Sites
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Spas
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple

1
night
Panchgani

Panchgani ©
Deriving its name from the five hills that surround it, Panchgani offers an unpolluted environment for nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sydney Point, take in the awesome beauty at Table Land, and then stop by Devrai Art Village.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Panchgani trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Pune to Panchgani in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Panchgani

Parks Nature Shopping
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Table Land ©
Table Land
Devrai Art Village ©
Devrai Art Village
Sydney Point ©
Sydney Point

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hours
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.
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mahabaleshwar online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Panchgani to Mahabaleshwar in an hour. You will leave for Nashik on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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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 27th (Fri): look for gifts at Deolali Camp, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Anna Ganapati Navgraha Siddhapeetham, view the masterpieces at WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition, then do a tasting at Sula Vineyards, and finally explore the world behind art at Shree Jagannath Mandir, Nashik.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nashik online trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mahabaleshwar to Nashik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Shopping Wineries Museums
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Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition ©
WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition

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night
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.
On the 28th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Baba's Chavadi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maruti Mandir, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shirdi holiday planner.

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir

1
night
Aurangabad

Aurangabad ©
A place of history, culture, and spiritualism, Aurangabad appeals to a growing number of pilgrims and tourists looking to get more out of their vacation in India.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Himroo Fabrics, explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves, and then delve into the distant past at Daulatabad Fort.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Aurangabad online itinerary planner .

Drive from Shirdi to Aurangabad in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Aurangabad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Daulatabad Fort ©
Daulatabad Fort
Himroo Fabrics ©
Himroo Fabrics

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