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Best Things To Do in Nashik

The best things to do in Nashik range from soulful to adrenalizing. The town of Nashik boasts India’s most exclusive vineyards-Sun soaked, expansive, luxurious. These wineries acquaint tourists with the wine-culture of India and abroad. While Sula vineyards is the most famous of them all, York and Vallonne vineyards are also revered by sommeliers and amateurs alike. From Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot, to Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, and Sparkling, these wineries grow a rich variety of grapes that make the finest wine. The vineyards also offer sampling sessions and private tours, to educate the layman about the delicacies of wine and the process that goes into its making.

Sula Vineyards also hosts a premier gourmet festival called SulaFest, combining food, wine and music. They host an array of musicians from all genres, including Blues, Electronic, Jazz, Rock and Folk! SulaFest usually happens in February every year.

Apart from the enduring wine heritage, Nashik is also known for its menu of adventure sports. The airfield at Deolali is a popular spot for paragliding and paragliding. Anjneri Hills and Mt. Kalsubai offer the most challenging and fulfilling treks in the area. Infact, Kalsubai is often referred to as the Everest of the South!

In addition, Nashik is a beloved pilgrim town. Its temples Trimbakeshwar, Kalaram, Sai Baba and Sita Gufa, are visited by devotees from all over India. The town is also home to important venues from the Ramayana, including Tapovan and Ramkund Tank. The cuisine of Nashik is reflective of the traditional food-culture of Maharashtra. Some of its delicacies include Misal Pav, Amti dal made with Goda masala, Padval Dalimbi, Nasiki Batata Vada, Zunka Bhakri(a side-dish) and Ansa Phansachi Bhaji.

Finally, the Coin Museum here, which boasts a paradise for Numismatists, also makes it to the list of best things to do in Nashik.

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Traveller Tales From Nashik

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Aman Garg

23 October 2017

We took a bus from Mumbai at 9 am in the morning which was supposed to reach Nashik at 2. The bus broke down on the way and we reached at 5. We took an auto from the bus stop till the soma serviced apa...

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Garima Dubey

23 January 2018

"Experience was good and stay was awesome.. Just need something to commute also. "

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Gandharv Mehra

22 November 2017

I thought I know all about wine. I understood I was wrong, when I visited here. I got to now so much more about wines.

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Trilochan Varrier

22 November 2017

Do you want to learn how to make different types of wine? Also, do you want to learn how to cook various kinds of Maharshtrian cuisine? You have to pay a visit to the vineyards of Nashik.

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Subhash Butt

22 November 2017

A trip starting from Mumbai, travelling on the Mumbai Nashik Expressway, visiting the vineyard and learning how different types of wine are made, made my weekend complete.

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Giriraaj Shah

22 November 2017

I made lot of memories in this trip as I came to know about the different types of my most favourite drink. A visit to the vineyard was indeed a great experience for me.

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Abhirath Prajapat

22 November 2017

Who does not want to make the weekend more special by going on a wine tour? I grabbed the opportunity and visited this place for knowing more about wine and wine making.

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Anilaabh Somayaji

22 November 2017

Many of us are in love with wine. We taste all kinds of wine but do not know how they are made. Nashik, one of the largest wine breweries of India, has organized a special trip from Mumbai to one of th...

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Chakrika Abbott

22 November 2017

This place is the ideal place to visit for all kinds of travellers. Be it solo traveller, couples or families, everyone will find something interesting to do here.

What You Should Know More About Things To Do in Nashik

  • Q. What are the best things to do in Nashik?

    Below mentioned are the best things to do in Nashik:

    •  Sula Vineyards

    Sun soaked meadows and balmy skies, a visit to the expansive Sula vineyards is a must while in Nashik.

    • Pandavleni Caves

    The Pandavleni Caves are situated on Trivashmi Hill. They date back to 2000 years ago. These are Jain and Buddhist caves, which served as a venue for sermons and disciple lessons. Explore these complex caves when you’re in Nashik.

    • Anjneri Hill

    Trek up Anjneri Hill for a serene, sweeping view of the place. The dense greenery around these mountains, makes Anjneri a trekking friendly destination.

    • Religious Places

    Pay your respects at the Trimbakeshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva; the grand Kalaram Temple, known for its architecture; Tapovan; Sita Gufa; Muktidham Temple; Someshwar Temple and the peaceful Sai Baba temple and Lok Mandir that devotees frequent. Ramkund Tank, also has religious connotation

    • Someshwar Falls

    Gushing waterfalls near Someshwar Temple. This is a scenic location suitable for photographs.

    • Coin Museum

    If you are interested in Numismatics, this is the place for you. It is situated among the Anjneri Hills and narrates Indian history through coins and currency!

    • Vipassana Centre, Igatpuri

    Vipassana is an ancient meditation technique. Nashik houses India’s largest and most prestigious Vipassana Centre.

  • Q. What are the adventure activities to in Nashik?

    Adventure activities in Nashik:

    • Paragliding

    Kick off your fears and soar high, as you go paragliding or parasailing. Nashik offers training courses for the same. The cost comes up to Rs. 800 per head.

    • Air Gliding

    Air-gliding is another thrilling activity, offered at Deolali Gliding Club at Gandhinagar airfield.

    •  Trekking

     

    Hiking up the forest-dressed hills of Anjneri is an adrenalizing experience. Trimbak is another trekking-friendly spot, which will take you to Trimbak Plateau and Trimbakeshwar Temple.

  • Q. Which are the popular places for wine tasting in Nashik?

    Nashik is home to many vineyards. Most of these offer sampling sessions and guided tours. Some of the best places for wine tasting are

    • Sula Vineyards

    The most famous winery in India. Sula offers one-day wine appreciation course every Thursday. It costs Rs. 350 for wine sampling and vineyard tour.

    • York Winery and Tasting Room

    This vineyard occupies a great area of the Gangapur Dam. The winery boasts a premium Reserve Shiraz. It costs Rs. 150-250 for a tour and tasting. Recently, it released its own sparkling wine York Sparkling Brut.

    • Soma Wine Village

    Relatively new, this winery is based in a rather attractive property. Its best known for its range of rose, reds and white wine blend.

    • Vallonne Vineyards

    It’s revered for offering the French Chateau experience in India, with its focus on French wine. Rose, Merlot, Syrah are some of the wines offered here.

    • Grover Zampa Vineyards

    Nestled in a decadent ambience, Grover is best known for its premium Zampa wine. The wines here include Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet and Shiraz.

  • Q. Which are some famous campsites near Nashik?

    The famous campsites near Nashik are listed below: 

    1. Tapovan: This place is a popular spot for trekking and camping as its offers a sweeping view with a mountainous backdrop and lush greenery.
    2. Harishchandragad: Known for its precarious drops and steep contouring, Harishchandragad is one of the most invigorating treks in Nashik.
    3. Sandan Valley: Night camps are often organised at this serene locale, situated in the lap of the green forest, near Kalsubai Peak.

    Others include Bhandardara and Vasind.

  • Q. Which are the most adventurous places for trekking in Nashik?

    The best places for trekking in Nashik are Anjneri Hills, Tribal Plateau and finally, the Everest of Maharashtra, Kalsubai. Kalsubai is flanked by lush foliage on all sides and is cradled in the lap of the steep Western Ghats.

  • Q. Which are some famous markets to shop in Nashik?

    The famous markets to shop in Nashik are listed below:

    1. College Road

    Best known for its high-fashion clothes and branded wear, available at nominal rates.

    1. Tibetan Market

    This lively market sells eclectic woollens.

    1. Ganga Ghat

    This is a busy vegetable and fruit market.

    1. Saraf Bazaar

    Known for its range of pretty trinkets and jewellery.

    Other shopping haunts include MG Road, Main Road and Deolali Marketplace.

  • Q. Where can I do boating in Nashik? What are its charges?

    Boating in Nashik is best enjoyed at Gangapur Lake. The lake also offers kayaking and canoeing, besides being an excellent spot for bird watching.

    The costs depend on nationality and age. Generally, the cost is Rs. 100 per person, for a half-an-hour ride. Charges for kayaking are higher, priced at around Rs. 300/head.

  • Q. Where can I try paragliding in Nashik? How much will it cost?

    One of the best destinations for Paragliding in Nashik is the Gandhinagar Airfield, Deolali at the Deolali Gliding Club. There are other adventure clubs in Nashik which offer the activity and some of them are located at Saharanpur. A short trail, culminates a paragliding experience of 4 hours. Costs come up to Rs. 800 per person.

  • Q. Which are the best places for a wine tasting tour in Nashik?

    The best places for wine tasting tour in Nashik are Sula Vineyards, Vallonne Vineyards, Grover Zampa Vineyards and York winery, all of which boast a nice mix of reds, whites, sparkling wines and Rose.

  • Q. Which are the best places to visit for some spiritual experience in Nashik?

    Pay your respects at the Trimbakeshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Tourists also visit the grand Kalaram Temple, known for its architecture. Another place of religious significance here is Tapovan. Sita Gufa, was the venue of Goddess Sita’s stay during the 14-year exile and is visited by tourists even today. Muktidham Temple is made entirely of Makrana marble and is a sight to behold. Someshwar Temple with the water backdrop is also a must-visit. In addition, there are the peaceful Sai Baba Temple and Lok Mandir that devotees frequently visit. Ramkund Tank, also has religious connotation. Ram and Sita used to bathe in this ‘’kund’’. The tank’s water is considered holy even today.