Nashik is a city known for the religious and cultural place where one finds peace and serenity. It is well known for many temples and other travel destinations which attract many devotees and also many tourists to visit. The best time to visit Nashik is from October to March because of its pleasant and calm weather. The temperature rises up to 40°C Celsius in summer and it falls down to 5°C in winters. The Good time for monsoon lovers is from June to September since Nashik receives a good amount of rainfall. The visitors can come to some of the best travel destinations in Nashik and flow in its serenity, nature, culture, and tradition in various seasons.
Below are the best 10 travel destinations which will let you enjoy touring in your holidays blissfully.
It is an ancient Hindu temple where it is devoted to god shiv and it has one of the twelve Jyotirlingas where the Hindu descendant’s registers at Trimbakeshwar are kept. It is one of the most visited travel destinations in India. It is 40km from Nashik road station and 28km from Nashik City. The sacred Godavari river flows from Trimbakshwar temple and Kusavarta, a kund (Sacred pond) in the temple. The temple was established by Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao (Nanasaheb).
It is an incredible temple for devotees, which is located on hills. It is a birthplace of Hanuman and the name Anjaneri was derived from the name of Hanuman’s mother ‘Anjani’. Anjaneri has a major impact for hikers and devout pursuits alike. It is said that Hanuman spent his childhood and grew up on the same mountain. The best time to visit here is in monsoon which bequeaths visitors with a magnificent experience. The waterfall and the greenery here will be amusing rejuvenating all the visitors. It is 39.1Km from Nasik road and 30.0km from Nasik City.
It is one of the famous temples located in Panchavati area in Nashik city Maharashtra. This temple represents Lord Rama and the name is derived from the statue which is black. The temple was established by Sardar Rangarao Odhekar and was built around 1788. It was said that the origin of the statue was from the status taken from Godavari River Sardar Rangarao Odhekar. There is also a very old tree and a footprint of Lord Dattatreya on the stone. Devotees also visit Kapaleshwar Mahadev temple which is near to Kalaram temple. It is 2.6km from Nasik city and 11.4km from Nasik road.
It is one of the very famous vineyards and travel destinations, which produce an excellent quality of fine wine across India. Sula Vineyards introduced grape varietals such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Zinfandel and Riesling to India of 2013. Sula vineyard holds a market share of almost 70% wine Industry in the Indian. It attracts many tourists to visit Sula Vineyard because they allow and show the inside industries where all wines are made and a taste for their knowledge. It also has a large grape farm where people can have a walk and also dine at a restaurant inside. Nashik is known as a wine capital of India. Sula Vineyards hosts a number of grand events including the well-known SulaFest which is attended by visitors from across the world. Sula Vineyards is 14.5km from Nashik City and 24.0km from Nasik road station.
It is one of the best waterfalls in Nasik which is very clean and unexplored. This waterfall is beautiful at its best in monsoon season. It is a major attraction for Nashikites to spend their time in the lush full environment. Not only Nashikites but also for tourists from across Maharashtra. Its main beauty is in a waterfall, its dense forest, water streams and fresh air. Roaming in this natures bliss makes one forget about the stress, tension, and worries of life. One needs to park the vehicle near the roadside and walk 1-2km to the exact place of the waterfall. It is 36.9Km from Nasik City and 2ks from Jawahar Road.
It is well known for its picturesque caves. There are 24 caves carved in the 1st century and the 3rd century and the additional changes made in the caves carving was in the 6th century reflecting the Buddhist religious practices. The architectural structure and the culture were from Hinayana tradition which represented by a group of India rock-cut architectural. The caves represent the Holy site of Buddhist dwelling area. Most of the impact is seen in their cultural carved caves and their designs. It is 11.2km south from Nasik city and 13.4km from Nasik Road Station.
It is in a hill range called Ghads(forts), and forms a part of Sahyadri Range where it is said that the goddess Saptashrungi Nivasini dwells within 7 mountains peak (Sapta means seven and shrung mean peaks). The located district is Nanduri, Kalwan taluka in Nasik. There are 510 steps to climb the Gad. There are 108 water ponds in the watershed of these hills. Every year a large number of devotees come to visit this place. It also very popular in “three and a half Shakti Peethas” in entire Maharashtra. It is 66.4km (1h46min) from Nasik City and 69.4km from Nasik Road.
It is also known as Harshghad. This fort is a major attraction for visitors and trekkers because of its highly peculiar rock-cut steps. It makes visitors negotiate to reach the fort which has 117 steps in all and also provided with niches for their support to climb and come down. For the visitors, it is very thrilling to experience the gripping journey to the fort. With a small temple of Lord Shiva and Hanuman at the top, there is a small pound in front of these temples. There is saffron flag hoisted at the top of the peak fort. It is 22km from Trimbakeshwar and 45km from Nashik City.
This temple is made up of marble which represents various gods. It is one of the popular tourist attraction places because of the infrastructure of the temple representing various gods. The foundation was done by Mr. J.D. Chauhan-Bytco in 1971. The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna in Muktidham Temple where there is wall painted depicted about the life of Krishna and Mahabharata. There are various statues of different gods and Goddesses like Vishnu, Laxmi Rama, Laxman, Sita, Hanuman, Durga, Ganesha, etc. The place becomes very crowded during Khumb Mela. It is 900m from Nashik road station and 7.8km from Nashik City.
It is a holy place where river Godhavari Flows. Panchavati includes Tapovan, Sita Gumpha, Ramkund/Gandhi Memorial, Kalaram Mandir, Naroshankar Temple, Sundar Narayan Temple which attracts many devotees and tourists. Each place includes its special significance for enlightening with different gods. There are five banyan (vad) trees from which the name is given to the place Panchavati. Panchavati becomes very crowded by babas and Hindu devotees during the time of Kumbh Mela. It is 2.4Km from Nasik City and 10.2km from Nashik road station.
So, let your next holidays be the best and full of bliss with exciting travel journeys to any of these travel destinations in Nashik! We would love to hear from you about any new explorations or experiences, drop your comments.