9 days in Ajanta & Mumbai Itinerary

9 days in Ajanta & Mumbai Itinerary

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9 days in Ajanta & Mumbai Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Ajanta
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
2
Mumbai
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
night
Ajanta

Ajanta ©
World-famous for its spellbinding prayer halls and cave temples carved into a horseshoe-shaped rock face, Ajanta lies in a mountainous region of a remote river valley.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ajanta trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Ajanta is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, expect nights in Ajanta to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Ajanta

Nature Parks
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

7
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Versoli Beach and Varsoli Beach. Shop till you drop at Jehangir Art Gallery and Inorbit Mall Vashi. Get out of town with these interesting Mumbai side-trips: Navi Mumbai (D Y Patil Sports Stadium & Nerul Balaji Temple). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Mary Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, shop like a local with High Street Phoenix, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Babulnath Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mumbai attractions planner .

Getting from Ajanta to Mumbai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ajanta in December, Mumbai is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Navi Mumbai, Versoli Beach
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Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Mount Mary Basilica ©
Mount Mary Basilica
Mahalakshmi Temple ©
Mahalakshmi Temple

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