10 days in Mumbai, Ajanta & Kolhapur Itinerary

10 days in Mumbai, Ajanta & Kolhapur Itinerary

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1
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 lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shree Ayyappa Temple, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Crawford Market.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Mumbai. In January, daytime highs in Mumbai are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time 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

2
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ajanta side-trips: Buldana (Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan & Shri Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple) and Jalgaon (Waghur Dam & Omkareshwar Mandir). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Ajanta Caves.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ajanta online vacation planner.

Getting from Mumbai to Ajanta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mumbai in January since evenings lows in Ajanta dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive 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

2
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: Irwin Bridge (in Sangli) and Vitthal Mandir (in Pandharpur). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Mahalaxmi Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Rankala Lake, don't miss a visit to Panhala Fort, and kick back and relax at Nagaon Beach.

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Traveling by car from Ajanta to Kolhapur takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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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