60 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

60 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maharashtra trip planner
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Ajanta
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Aurangabad
— 6 nights
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Shirdi
— 6 nights
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Nashik
— 6 nights
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Mumbai
— 12 nights
Fly to Belgaum, Bus to Kolhapur
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Kolhapur
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Mahabaleshwar
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Pune
— 8 nights
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Lonavala
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Ajanta — 1 day

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.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

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Nagpur to Ajanta is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Nagpur in April, you will find days in Ajanta are little chillier (45°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.
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Aurangabad — 6 nights

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.
Step out of Aurangabad with an excursion to Shani Shingnapur in Shingnapur--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ellora Caves, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, and make a trip to Chand Minar.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aurangabad trip maker.

You can drive from Ajanta to Aurangabad in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Aurangabad can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Shirdi.
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Shirdi — 6 nights

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.
Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, steep yourself in history at Baba's Chavadi, examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Lendi Baug.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shirdi trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Aurangabad to Shirdi in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April in Shirdi, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Nashik.
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Nashik — 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nashik side-trips: Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga (in Trimbak) and Gargoti Mineral Museum (in Sinnar). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards, admire the striking features of Kalaram Temple, brush up on your military savvy at Regiment of Artillery Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Datta Mandir Temple.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashik trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Shirdi to Nashik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mumbai.
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Mumbai — 12 nights

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and stop by Dharavi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mumbai travel route builder website.

Drive from Nashik to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Mumbai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kolhapur.
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Kolhapur — 5 nights

Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Step out of Kolhapur to go to Panhala and see Pusati Buruj, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, admire the natural beauty at National Flag Garden, see the interesting displays at Kaneri Math, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Bahubali Bramhcharya.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolhapur trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mumbai to Kolhapur in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mahabaleshwar.
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Mahabaleshwar — 6 nights

Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
Change things up with a short trip to Table Land in Panchgani (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, delve into the distant past at Krishnabai Temple, get great views at Arthur's Seat, and take in nature's colorful creations at Muskan Organic Strawberry Garden.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mahabaleshwar trip planner.

Drive from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pune.
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Pune — 8 nights

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.
Pune is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, cool off at Skyjumper Trampoline Park - Pune, browse the eclectic array of goods at Phule Market, and admire the striking features of Shinde Chatri.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Pune trip planner.

Getting from Mahabaleshwar to Pune by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lonavala.
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Lonavala — 10 nights

The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lonavala: Sarasgad (in Raigad), Imagicaa (in Khopoli) and Matheran (Holy Cross Church, Irshalgad Fort, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park, get great views at Lion's Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhairavnath Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pawna Lake.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lonavala trip builder website.

Drive from Pune to Lonavala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Lonavala are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Maharashtra travel guide

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Packed with some of India's top attractions, Maharashtra stretches from the country's western coast to its central section, encompassing equally varied landscapes and climates. Home to the most industrialized region in India, this sprawling state also boasts thriving agricultural and tourism sectors. Begin your tour of Maharashtra in Mumbai, India's commercial capital and hub of the successful Bollywood film and TV industries. Beyond this immense, cosmopolitan city, you can explore Buddhist caves, ancient temple complexes, modern beach resorts, national parks, and pleasant hill stations that the European colonists used as summer retreats.
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