10 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

10 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maharashtra trip planner

Make it your trip
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Pune
— 1 night
Drive
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Lonavala
— 1 night
Drive
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Mumbai
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Ajanta
— 1 night
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Aurangabad
— 2 nights
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Pune

— 1 night

Oxford of the East

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), walk around Joggers Park, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Samadhi Mandir.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pune route planning app.

Jalgaon to Pune is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Lonavala.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

Lonavala

— 1 night
The hill station of Lonavala has developed into a resort town popular with Mumbai and Pune residents.
On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at Wax museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lonavala trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pune to Lonavala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Lonavala can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Lonavala

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Mumbai

— 4 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Bhaktivedanta Swami Mission School. Step out of Mumbai to go to Malgund and see Malgund Beach, which is approximately 7h 15 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Bhau Daji Lad Museum, make a trip to Mumbai G.P.O, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Afghan Church, and try to win big at Mahalakshmi Race Course.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mumbai trip planner.

Getting from Lonavala to Mumbai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:

Ajanta

— 1 night
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 29th (Tue), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ajanta trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mumbai to Ajanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect Ajanta to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Aurangabad

— 2 nights

City of Gates

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.
On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the architecture and history at Ramakrishna Mission Aurangabad, contemplate the long history of Jama Masjid, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pithalkhora Caves, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Himroo Fabrics.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Aurangabad trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Ajanta to Aurangabad takes 3 hours. December in Aurangabad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

Maharashtra travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Monuments · Architectural Buildings
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.