45 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

45 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

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Start: Pune
1
Pune
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Lonavala
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kolhapur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Mahabaleshwar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Raigad
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Mumbai
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Nashik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Shirdi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Ajanta
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
10
Aurangabad
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
11
Nanded
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
12
Nagpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Pune

4
nights
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.
Pune is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, examine the collection at Darshan Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Kranti Flamingo Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Shinde Chatri.

Make your Pune itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Pune. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Lonavala.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Phule Market ©
Phule Market

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Lonavala

Lonavala ©
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lonavala: Mahad Ganpati Temple (in Mahad), Khopoli (Imagicaa & Imagica Water Park) and Batadrava Than (in Nagaon). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Della Adventure Park, take some stellar pictures from Lion's Point, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pawna Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lonavala online journey builder.

Take a train from Pune to Lonavala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Lonavala, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Lonavala

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Khopoli, Mahad Ganpati Temple, Parasailing & Paragliding, Batadrava Than
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Della Adventure Park ©
Della Adventure Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lion's Point ©
Lion's Point

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nights
Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kolhapur: Sangli (Dandoba Hills Forest Preserve, Sangmeshwar Temple, &more) and Karad (Krishna Koyna Pritisangam & Devi Krishnamai Temple). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mahalaxmi Temple, make a trip to Gagangad, explore the ancient world of Ramling Caves Temple, Palsambe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Kolhapur trip planner.

You can drive from Lonavala to Kolhapur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sangli, Karad
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Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple ©
Ancient Shri Kopeshwar Temple
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Krishna Koyna Pritisangam ©
Krishna Koyna Pritisangam

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mahabaleshwar: Table Land (in Panchgani) and Satara (Koyananagar Dam, Yamai Devi, Sakhargadnivasini Temple, Kinhai Village, Satara, Maharashtra, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mahabaleshwar Hill Station, make a trip to Kate's Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Krishnabai Temple, and contemplate the waterfront views at Venna Lake.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Mahabaleshwar tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kolhapur to Mahabaleshwar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Raigad.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Satara, Table Land, Kate's Point
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Venna Lake ©
Venna Lake
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station ©
Mahabaleshwar Hill Station
Krishnabai Temple ©
Krishnabai Temple

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Raigad

Raigad
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Raigad: Kashid (Kashid Beach & Nandgaon Beach) and Tala Fort (in Kolad).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Raigad online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mahabaleshwar to Raigad by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mumbai.

Things to do in Raigad

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kashid, Tala Fort
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Kashid Beach
Kashid Beach
TaKmok Tok ©
TaKmok Tok
Shri Ballaleshwar Temple ©
Shri Ballaleshwar Temple

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Mumbai is known for historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, and take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.

Plan my day in Mumbai using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Raigad to Mumbai in 3 hours. In April in Mumbai, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nashik: Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls (in Igatpuri), Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga (in Trimbak) and Sinnar (Gargoti Mineral Museum & Gondeshwar Temple). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gajpantha Jain Siddha Kshetra Temple - Digambar & Chamar Leni, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brahmagiri Hill, take in the exciting artwork at WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition, and learn about winemaking at Sula Vineyards.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nashik itinerary planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Nashik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shirdi.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sinnar, Lake Vaitarna Waterfalls, Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga ©
Shri Trimbakeshwar Shiv Jyotirlinga
Shree Navshya Ganapati Temple ©
Shree Navshya Ganapati Temple

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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.
Take a break from Shirdi with a short trip to Takali Dhokeshwar - Cave Temple of Shiva in Ahmednagar, about 2h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir, steep yourself in history at House of Laxmibai Shinde, find something for the whole family at Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi, and see the interesting displays at Dixit Wada Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shirdi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashik to Shirdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Shirdi, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ajanta.

Things to do in Shirdi

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Takali Dhokeshwar - Cave Temple of Shiva
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir ©
Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir
Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi ©
Sai Teerth Theme Park Shirdi
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple ©
Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple

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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 21st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ajanta trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Shirdi to Ajanta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. April in Ajanta sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
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Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves

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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.
Aurangabad is known for nature, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ellora Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dargah Baba Shah Muzafir, admire the landmark architecture of Ganesh Temple, and steep yourself in history at Jama Masjid.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aurangabad itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Ajanta to Aurangabad takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nanded.

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
Bibi Ka Maqbara ©
Bibi Ka Maqbara

1
night
Nanded

Nanded ©
Nanded is a city in Maharashtra state (western central India), the 8th largest urban agglomeration of the state and the 81st most populous city in India. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaleshwar Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hazur Sahib.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nanded road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Aurangabad to Nanded takes 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nagpur.

Things to do in Nanded

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib
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Hazur Sahib ©
Hazur Sahib
Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib ©
Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib
Kaleshwar Temple ©
Kaleshwar Temple

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Nagpur

Nagpur ©
Located right in the center of the country, the relatively isolated Nagpur has remained off the typical tourist radar.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nagpur: Ramtek (Shantinath Digambar Jain Temple & Kapoor Baoli). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Dhapewada Vithoba Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji and Sri Kartikeya Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Bohra Masjid Mosque, and contemplate the waterfront views at Arani River.

Start your trip to Nagpur by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Nanded to Nagpur in 8 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nagpur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ramtek
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Bohra Masjid Mosque ©
Bohra Masjid Mosque
Shantinath Digambar Jain Temple ©
Shantinath Digambar Jain Temple
Koradi Temple ©
Koradi Temple

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