7 days in Houston & Maharashtra Itinerary

7 days in Houston & Maharashtra Itinerary

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7 days in Houston & Maharashtra Itinerary

Start: Houston, United States
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Houston, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  25​h
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Mumbai, India
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h
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Ajanta, India
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Aurangabad, India
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Houston, United States

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Houston, United States

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Water Wall, see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Houston travel route builder app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport and William P Hobby Airport. In January, daytime highs in Houston are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mumbai.

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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and then get outside with Marine Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Bandra-Worli Sea Link, then get engrossed in the history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then pause for some photo ops at Gateway of India, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Zaveri Bazaar.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mumbai trip itinerary website .

Fly from Houston to Mumbai in 25 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 11 hours. When traveling from Houston in January, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Mumbai: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ajanta.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping
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Gateway of India ©
Gateway of India
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Bandra-Worli Sea Link ©
Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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Ajanta, India

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.
On the 29th (Wed), Head underground at Ajanta Caves.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ajanta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Mumbai to Ajanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mumbai in January since evenings lows in Ajanta dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aurangabad.

Things to do in Ajanta

Parks Nature
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Ajanta Caves

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Aurangabad, India

Aurangabad ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bibi Ka Maqbara, expand your understanding of the military at Daulatabad Fort, then Head underground at Ellora Caves, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aurangabad driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Ajanta to Aurangabad takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Aurangabad can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aurangabad

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Daulatabad Fort
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Ellora Caves ©
Ellora Caves
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Daulatabad Fort
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Bibi Ka Maqbara

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