8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Taxi:  5 h
1
Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
2
Nashik
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Alibaug
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lonavala
— 1 night
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the activities along Venna Lake and then steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Temple, identify plant and animal life at Tiger Spring, then take in nature's colorful creations at Mapro Garden, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Table Land.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mahabaleshwar trip maker .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mahabaleshwar is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashik.

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
Mahabaleshwar Temple ©
Mahabaleshwar Temple

2
nights
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 3rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Mandir Nashik and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pandavleni Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple and then do a tasting at Sula Vineyards.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nashik road trip tool .

You can drive from Mahabaleshwar to Nashik in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alibaug.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Alibaug

Alibaug
On a vacation in Alibaug, a small coastal town south of Mumbai, you can explore a plethora of beaches lined with coconut palms, boasting black or white sands, and mostly suitable for swimming and water sports.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alibag Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Nagaon Beach and then kick back and relax at Kashid Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alibaug trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nashik to Alibaug in 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lonavala.

Things to do in Alibaug

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kashid Beach
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Kashid Beach
Kashid Beach
Nagaon Beach ©
Nagaon Beach
Alibag Beach ©
Alibag Beach

1
night
Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Karla Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Bhaja Caves, then contemplate the long history of Lohagad Fort, and finally get great views at Lion's Point.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lonavala trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Alibaug to Lonavala takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lonavala

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Karla Caves ©
Karla Caves
Lohagad Fort ©
Lohagad Fort
Bhaja Caves ©
Bhaja Caves

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