8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

8 days in Maharashtra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Maharashtra planner

Make it your trip
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Mumbai
— 1 night
Drive
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Nashik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aurangabad
— 1 night
Drive
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Bhimashankar
— 1 night
Drive
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Mumbai
— 2 nights
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Mumbai

— 1 night

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Mumbai Central Terminus, get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then don't miss a visit to Gateway of India, and finally don't miss a visit to Statue Of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, take an in-depth tour of Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, then don't miss a visit to Marine Drive, then admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jio Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mumbai vacation planner.

Bengaluru to Mumbai is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. April in Mumbai sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nashik.

Things to do in Mumbai

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Nashik

— 2 nights

Wine Capital of India

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 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Navshya Ganapati Temple, then do a tasting at Sula Vineyards, then browse the exhibits of WeGo Art Gallery & Art Exhibition, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swami Samartha Kendra.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashik day trip app.

You can drive from Mumbai to Nashik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Nashik

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Aurangabad

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Paithani Silk Weaving Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad trip site.

Getting from Nashik to Aurangabad by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In April in Aurangabad, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bhimashankar.

Things to do in Aurangabad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Bhimashankar

— 1 night
Bhīmāshankar Temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located 50 km northwest of Khed (alias Rajguru Nagar), near Pune, in India. On the 25th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Bhimashankar Jyotirling Mandir.

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You can drive from Aurangabad to Bhimashankar in 6 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aurangabad in April: highs in Bhimashankar hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 27°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mumbai.

Things to do in Bhimashankar

Historic Sites

Mumbai

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

On the 26th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ramakrishna Math, Khar, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Mary Basilica, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Siddhivinayak, and finally kick back and relax at Chowpatty Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mumbai vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bhimashankar to Mumbai takes 5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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.