9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Matheran
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lonavala
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hyderabad
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Dammam

1
day
Matheran

Matheran ©
High in the Western Ghats, Matheran offers visitors relief from the oppressive temperatures at lower elevations.
On the 8th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Malang Point, don't miss a visit to Irshalgad Fort, then get great views at Kalavantin Durg, and finally get great views at Louisa Point.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Matheran trip maker tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Matheran is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Matheran. When traveling from Dammam in August, plan for cooler days in Matheran, with highs around 35°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lonavala.

Things to do in Matheran

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kalavantin Durg
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Louisa Point ©
Louisa Point
Kalavantin Durg ©
Kalavantin Durg
Irshalgad Fort ©
Irshalgad Fort

2
nights
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
On the 9th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Imagica Theme Park. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Celebrity Wax Museum and then find something for the whole family at Della Adventure Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lonavala trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Matheran to Lonavala. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Imagica Theme Park
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Imagica Theme Park ©
Imagica Theme Park
Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Celebrity Wax Museum ©
Celebrity Wax Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Table Land, then explore and take pictures at Laxmi Strawberry Farm, and finally contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Hill Station. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Krishnabai Temple, steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, then take some stellar pictures from Arthur's Seat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church, and finally get great views at Elephant's Head Point.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mahabaleshwar trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lonavala to Mahabaleshwar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Table Land
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Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ramoji Film City and Puri Jagannath Temple. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, make a trip to Charminar, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, and see the interesting displays at Salar Jung Museum.

Plan trip to Hyderabad with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mahabaleshwar to Hyderabad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Hyderabad, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Ramoji Film City ©
Ramoji Film City
Nehru Zoological Park ©
Nehru Zoological Park
Puri Jagannath Temple ©
Puri Jagannath Temple

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