9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  5​h
1
Bhimashankar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Shirdi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Aurangabad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Parli Vaijnath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ambajogai
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Ahmednagar
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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night
Bhimashankar

Bhimashankar
Bhīmāshankar Temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located 50 km northwest of Khed (alias Rajguru Nagar), near Pune, in India. To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bhimashankar travel planner.

Mumbai to Bhimashankar is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Bhimashankar can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will leave for Nashik on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Bhimashankar

Historic Sites

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Karthik Swami Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saptashrungi Devi, then admire the striking features of Kalaram Temple, and finally learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards.

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

Traveling by car from Bhimashankar to Nashik takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Saptashrungi Devi ©
Saptashrungi Devi
Kalaram Temple ©
Kalaram Temple
Shri Karthik Swami Mandir ©
Shri Karthik Swami Mandir

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maruti Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Shirdi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nashik to Shirdi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Chini Mahal, then stroll through Ellora Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Aurangabad travel itinerary planner .

In October, daytime highs in Aurangabad are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
Chini Mahal ©
Chini Mahal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Omkareshwar Mandir. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ajanta road trip app .

Getting from Aurangabad to Ajanta by car takes about 3 hours. October in Ajanta sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Parli Vaijnath.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Omkareshwar Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves
Omkareshwar Mandir ©
Omkareshwar Mandir

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Parli Vaijnath

Parli Vaijnath
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Parli Vaijnath fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Ajanta to Parli Vaijnath in 6.5 hours. You will leave for Ambajogai on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Parli Vaijnath

Historic Sites

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Ambajogai

Ambajogai
Ambajogai is a city and a municipal council, Tehsil and subdivision in Beed district in the state of Maharashtra, India.The town is named Ambajogai after goddess Ambabai - Yogeshwari whose heritage temple is located here and is visited by peoples from all over Maharashtra, largely from the Konkan region. On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Yogeshwari Devi Devasthan.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ambajogai road trip planning website .

You can drive from Parli Vaijnath to Ambajogai in an hour. You'll set off for Ahmednagar on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Ambajogai

Historic Sites

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Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ahmednagar Fort, brush up on your military savvy at Cavalry Tank Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meher Baba's Samadhi, and finally steep yourself in history at Meherabad.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ahmednagar trip planner.

You can drive from Ambajogai to Ahmednagar in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmednagar

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ahmednagar Fort ©
Ahmednagar Fort
Meherabad ©
Meherabad
Meher Baba's Samadhi ©
Meher Baba's Samadhi

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