10 days in Mumbai, Ajanta & Kolhapur Itinerary

10 days in Mumbai, Ajanta & Kolhapur Itinerary

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Mumbai
— 3 nights
2
Ajanta
— 2 nights
3
Kolhapur
— 2 nights

3
nights
Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zaveri Bazaar, Prithvi Theatre, Namaste Indian Travels, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Dhobi Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Ayyappa Temple, and take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Mumbai. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Mumbai

Tours · Nightlife · Museums
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Food Tours
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ajanta: Buldana (Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan & Shri Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple) and Jalgaon (Waghur Dam & Omkareshwar Mandir). It doesn't end there: Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

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You can fly from Mumbai to Ajanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Mumbai in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Ajanta. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kolhapur.

Things to do in Ajanta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Buldana, Jalgaon
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Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan ©
Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan
Ajanta Caves ©
Ajanta Caves
Shri Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple ©
Shri Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple

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Kolhapur

Kolhapur ©
Though less frequented by international tourists, easily accessible Kolhapur makes a good starting point for regional adventures.
Explore Kolhapur's surroundings by going to Irwin Bridge (in Sangli) and Vitthal Mandir (in Pandharpur). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple, examine the collection at Kaneri Math, enjoy the sand and surf at Nagaon Beach, and steep yourself in history at Maharaja's Palace.

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You can drive from Ajanta to Kolhapur in 8 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Ajanta in January, Kolhapur is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kolhapur

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Irwin Bridge, Nagaon Beach, Vitthal Mandir
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Maharaja's Palace ©
Maharaja's Palace
Mahalaxmi Temple ©
Mahalaxmi Temple
Vitthal Mandir ©
Vitthal Mandir

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