This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It's also famed for sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and the cave temples at nearby Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan coast, and its temple town of Ganpatipule.

Aurangabad-Ajantha-Ellore

UNESCO world heritage sites

Mumbai

cosmopolitan, multi cultural city

Pune

colorful history

Nagpur

tiger capitol of india

Alibag

historic marine forts

Nashik

hills, temples

Kolhapur

land of temples

Bhimashankar

13th century