Route & dates
11 days in Mumbai (Bombay), Pune & Shirdi Itinerary
Fly: 18h 45min
Mumbai (Bombay)— 5 nights
Fly: 1h 15min
Pune— 3 nights
Drive: 5h 15min
Shirdi— 1 night
Gateway to India
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.Mumbai (Bombay) is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, scenic drive, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Marine Drive, snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum, and admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
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Newark, USA to Mumbai (Bombay) is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Mumbai (Bombay), you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Newark in July since evenings lows in Mumbai (Bombay) dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Pune.
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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.Pune is known for historic sites, sightseeing, museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati, explore the historical opulence of Sinhagad Fort, make a trip to Laxmi Road, and see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.
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You can fly from Mumbai (Bombay) to Pune in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Shirdi.
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The small town of Shirdi remains a popular pilgrimage destination, best known as the place where Sai Baba, a 19th-century spiritual guru, lived his later years.Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Dixit Wada Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir.
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Traveling by car from Pune to Shirdi takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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