9 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

9 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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9 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Pune
1
Pune
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Mumbai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Nashik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Shirdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Pune

1
night
Pune

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON NVCC Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parvati Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarasbaug Ganesh Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parasnath Jain Tirth, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Moreshwar Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaturshrungi Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Mandir, then admire the striking features of Aga Khan Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Darshan Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pune attractions planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pune. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Mumbai.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
ISKCON NVCC Temple ©
ISKCON NVCC Temple

3
nights
Mumbai

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bowen Memorial Methodist Church, wander the streets of Nariman Point, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai vacation planner.

Drive from Pune to Mumbai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Mumbai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ©
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Shree Siddhivinayak ©
Shree Siddhivinayak

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): do a tasting at Sula Vineyards, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalaram Temple, then admire the striking features of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Mandir Nashik.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashik trip tool .

Drive from Mumbai to Nashik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries

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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Sula Vineyards ©
Sula Vineyards
Jain Mandir Nashik ©
Jain Mandir Nashik

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dwarkamai Masjid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple, steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Khandoba Mandir.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shirdi sightseeing planning tool .

Getting from Nashik to Shirdi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Museums
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple
Dixit Wada Museum ©
Dixit Wada Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Bibi Ka Maqbara, step into the grandiose world of Chini Mahal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ellora Caves, and finally explore the ancient world of Daulatabad Fort.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aurangabad trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Aurangabad takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Ajanta.

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
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple ©
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Ajanta attractions planner .

Drive from Aurangabad to Ajanta in 1.5 hours. In March in Ajanta, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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