30 days in Western India Itinerary

30 days in Western India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western India trip planner

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Goa
— 4 nights
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Pune
— 1 night
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Mahabaleshwar
— 2 nights
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Mumbai
— 3 nights
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Diu, Diu Island
— 1 night
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Somnath
— 1 night
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Dwarka
— 1 night
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Bhuj
— 2 nights
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Kutch
— 2 nights
Drive to Bhuj Airport, Fly to Maharana Pratap Airport
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Udaipur
— 2 nights
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Jaipur
— 3 nights
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Jaisalmer
— 3 nights
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Jodhpur
— 2 nights
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Ahmedabad
— 2 nights
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Goa

— 4 nights
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Explore hidden gems such as Morjim Beach and Mandrem Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach, stop by Shamrock Jewellers, make a trip to Tomb of St. Francis Xavier, and kick back and relax at Vagator Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Goa day trip planning site.

Berlin, Germany to Goa is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Berlin to Goa. In February in Goa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pune.

Things to do in Goa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 5:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, then examine the collection at Blades of Glory Cricket Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Sinhagad Fort, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Mandir.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Pune day trip planning website.

Getting from Goa to Pune by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mahabaleshwar.

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:

Mahabaleshwar

— 2 nights
Located high up in the Western Ghats, the hill station of Mahabaleshwar sits above one of the only evergreen forests in the country.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Pratapgarh Fort, make a trip to Shivkalin Khedegaon, then get great views at Arthur's Seat, then contemplate the long history of Mahabaleshwar Temple, and finally make a trip to Shri Panchganga Mandir. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sydney Point, then take some stellar pictures from Elephant's Head Point, then make a trip to Kate's Point, and finally delve into the distant past at Krishnabai Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mahabaleshwar trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pune to Mahabaleshwar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Mahabaleshwar

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Mumbai

— 3 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nariman Point and Colaba. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mumbai travel route planning website.

Drive from Mahabaleshwar to Mumbai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Diu.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Diu, Diu Island

— 1 night
The main town on the island of the same name, Diu connects to the south coast of Gujurat by bridge.
On the 12th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Ghogla Beach, then head outdoors with Naida Caves, then go for a walk through INS Khukri Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of Diu Fort.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Diu trip maker site.

You can fly from Mumbai to Diu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Somnath.

Things to do in Diu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:

Somnath

— 1 night
Tourism in Somnath (officially known as Prabhas Patan) revolves around its famous Jyotirlinga of Shiva.
On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dehotsarg Teerth, enjoy the sand and surf at Somnath Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Somnath Mahadev Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ram Mandir - Somnath Trust, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Parshuram Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Somnath attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Diu to Somnath takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dwarka.

Things to do in Somnath

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

Dwarka

— 1 night
Way out west, the small city of Dwarka has a long history of pilgrimage, as a place central to Hindu mythology and belief.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhadkeshwar Mahadev Temple, then don't miss a visit to Shree Dwarkadhish Temple, and finally make a trip to Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Dwarka.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dwarka day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Somnath to Dwarka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bhuj.

Things to do in Dwarka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:

Bhuj

— 2 nights
Established long ago as an important regional city, Bhuj has had to rebuild on several occasions due to devastating earthquakes destroying its temples, palaces, and residential areas.
On the 15th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Dattatreya Temple at Kalo Dungar, then explore the fascinating landscape at White Desert Of Kutch, and then don't miss a visit to Rudramata. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tapkeshwari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Siddha Shree Dhoramnath Monastery, then surround yourself with nature on Kutch Tour Guide, then see the interesting displays at Bharatiya Sanskruti Darshan Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Swaminarayan Temple Bhuj.

Plan trip to Bhuj with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Dwarka to Bhuj by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kutch.

Things to do in Bhuj

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Kutch

— 2 nights
Home to India's largest salt marsh, Kutch lies on a flat tortoise-shaped piece of land at the India-Pakistan border.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Great Rann of Kutch, and then don't miss a visit to Kala Dungar. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary.

Plan a Kutch trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bhuj to Kutch takes 1.5 hours. In February in Kutch, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Udaipur.

Things to do in Kutch

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Udaipur

— 2 nights

Venice of the East

Tourism in Udaipur, a picturesque city known for its lake system, thrives due to the area's numerous historic and cultural relics.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pichola, look for gifts at Little Armani, admire the landmark architecture of City Palace of Udaipur, then take a leisurely stroll along Gangaur Ghat, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jagdish Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ekling Ji Temple, then admire the striking features of Fateh Prakash Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bagore Ki Haveli Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Udaipur route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kutch to Udaipur. Traveling from Kutch in February, expect Udaipur to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jaipur.

Things to do in Udaipur

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

Jaipur

— 3 nights

Pink City

Known as the "Pink City" because of the color of the stone used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Nahargarh Fort. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Amber Palace, make a trip to Hawa Mahal - Palace of Wind, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the sky in a new way at Jantar Mantar - Jaipur.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jaipur online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Udaipur to Jaipur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Jaipur, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jaisalmer.

Things to do in Jaipur

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:

Jaisalmer

— 3 nights

Golden City of India

A World Heritage Site, the desert city of Jaisalmer has a number of historical attractions, buildings, and legends worthy of protection.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jain Temples and Off-Road Tours. Spend the 26th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Jaisalmer War Museum, don't miss a visit to Jaisalmer Sunset Point, contemplate the long history of Kothari's Patwaon-Ki-Haveli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanot Mata Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaisalmer journey planner.

Getting from Jaipur to Jaisalmer by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jodhpur.

Things to do in Jaisalmer

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:

Jodhpur

— 2 nights

Sun City

The blue-walled buildings in the old quarter of Jodhpur have a calming, quaint aesthetic when viewed from up high, but down on the streets the city bustles with a lively atmosphere that belies its toy-town color.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toorji Ka Jhalra (Toorji’s Step Well), then contemplate the long history of Mehrangarh Fort, then explore the world behind art at Ganesh Handicrafts, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Umaid Heritage Art School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum, stroll around Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Ghanta Ghar.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jodhpur trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ahmedabad.

Things to do in Jodhpur

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

Ahmedabad

— 2 nights

Manchester of India

The state's commercial, if not political hub, Ahmedabad stands as a sprawling metropolis with some important historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Masjid, see the interesting displays at Calico Museum of Textiles, admire the striking features of Adalaj Stepwell, then contemplate the long history of Sabarmati Ashram / Mahatma Gandhi's Home, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Sabarmati Riverfront.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ahmedabad online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Jodhpur to Ahmedabad takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Ahmedabad, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ahmedabad

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2: