30 Best Places to Visit in Nashik - 2019 (Photos & Reviews)
When you think about Nashik tourist places, a number of options pop-up in your mind. Some of these destinations are quite popular among the masses, while some others still need a lot of your attention. The most exciting thing about Nashik is its versatility when it comes to tourist destinations. A beautiful town situated on the banks of the river Godavari, Nashik is surrounded by nine hills; blessed with an enchanting panorama, and pleasant climate.

Popularly known as the "wine and grape capital" of India, Nashik is blessed with natural beauty, cultural heritage, and rich history.  “Panchvati”, the place where Lord Rama lived with his wife Sita and brother Laxman during his 14-years of exile from Ajodhya, is a part of the beautiful city Nashik itself.

For anyone who is visiting the beautiful city for the first time, it has a lot to offer. Whether you wish to explore your spiritual self, or you are looking for some fine wine tasting experience, Nashik will not disappoint you at all. Surely, there are a number of places to visit in Nashik offering you memories that stay with you forever!

Here are some of the best places to visit in Nashik:

01

Vallonne Vineyards

Vallonne Vineyards
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Vallonne Vineyards is India’s first boutique winery that produces premium French-style wines. Established in 2009, the sprawling estate rests on the gentle slopes of the Sahyadri ranges.

The scenic location of the vineyard is complemented by the tranquil waters of the Mukhne Lake and the splendid view of the Kavnai Peak makes the vineyard an ideal place for wine tourism.

Location: 
Vallone vineyards are located at GAT 504, Kavnai Shivar, near Sanjegaon, Taluka Igatpuri, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422403.

Timings: 
The Vineyard is open for visitors every day of the week from 11 am to 5 pm.

Entry Fee: 
There is no entry fee for the place.

02

Harihar Fort

Harihar Fort

Located 48 km from Igatpuri, Harihar fort is an important fort of Nashik district. The fort captures the attention of the visitors because of its peculiar rock-cut steps.

The fort is very old and it mostly is in ruins at present except for a storage house and a few rock-cut cisterns. The fort can be accessed from two base villages namely, Rakshewadi and Nirgudpada.

Location: The fort is located close to Nirgudpada village, Nashik, 422212, Maharashtra

Timing: The fort is open to visitors from 7 am to 6 pm.

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Harihar fort.

03

Saptashrungi

Saptashrungi

The Saptshrungi Garh is a holy place situated approximately at a distance of 60 KM from Nashik. According to the mythology, it is an abode of Goddess Bhagawati. Innumerable travelers and pilgrims visit Saptshrungi every year. The name Saptshrungi means seven mountain pinnacles. There are around 108 water reservoirs on this Mountain, which are known as Kundas.

One of the events from the legendary Ramayana states that Hanuman carried the herbal medicine for wounded Laxmana from this hill. The best time to visit this place is after the monsoon season. It is not only a divine destination but also a picnic spot.

Location:
 Saptashrungi Garh Rd, Saptashurngi, Maharashtra 422215

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Entry fee: None.

04

Coin Museum

Coin Museum
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Nashik has its own way of amazing visitors. Imagine visiting a museum which is amidst a mountainous region and that is endowed with an enticing panorama. Yes, the Coin Museum is located in close proximity of the Anjeri Hill in Nashik. It was established in the year 1980, in order to educate the common masses about Indian coins and their history.

The museum showcases a variety of coins, molds, dyes, replicas, photographs, and brief write-ups and imparts knowledge in its visitors. The museum also explains the process of manufacturing coins. Do not forget to visit this museum because it is unique and only one of its kind in Asia.

Location: 
INHCRF Campus, Nashik - Trimbak Road, Near Anjaneri Village 422213

Timings
: 10 AM to 5.30 PM

Entry fee: 
None.

05

Sita Gumpha

Sita Gumpha

If you are an explorer intrigued by the Indian ancient legends, then the Sita Gumpha is one of the places to visit in Nashik. It is situated near the Kalaram Temple, where Sita expressed her devotion for Lord Shiva. The Sita Gumpha that is also known as Sita Gupha attracts innumerable devotees every year.

It is well known for its significant role in Indian epic Ramayana. According to mythology, King Ravana had kidnapped Sita from here. The cave is also abode to magnificent statues of Lord Ram, Sita, and Laxmana. Another major attraction at this place is an age-old Shivlinga that allures all its visitors.

Location: 
Sita gufa, Panchavati, Nashik 422003

Timings: All day.

Entry fee: None.

06

Pandavleni Caves

Pandavleni Caves
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All you adventurous and thrill-seeking people, an enthralling experience awaits at the Pandavleni caves in Nashik. If you like mountaineering and trekking then you have to tread the trail towards these caves, as they are situated on a hammock. Located at a height of approximately 300 ft, amidst a thick green forest, these caves also make a perfect destination for peace lovers and nature admirers.

If you love to paint, then your canvas will crave to replicate this heavenly panorama.  One can visit these caves from 8 AM to 5.30 PM. Adults have to pay a certain amount as an entry fee, but children below 15 can explore the caves for free.

Location: 
Pandav Lene Rd, Buddha Vihar, Pathardi Phata, Nashik, Maharashtra 422010

Timings: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Entry fee: INR 2

07

Muktidham

Muktidham
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Situated in the suburbs of Nashik is Muktidham, a glorious temple made up of marble. One of the classic attractions here is the temple devoted to Lord Krishna that has mesmeric paintings from the Mahabharata. Another artwork that beautifies this temple and makes it exceptional is the 18 chapters of Bhagwat Geeta written on its walls.

The temple showcases imitations of the twelve Jyotirlingas and also statues of Vishnu, Laxmi, Rama, Laxman, Sita, Hanuman, Durga and Ganesha, the Hindu Gods and Goddesses. One of the best times to visit the Muktidham Temple is during Kumbh Mela when several devotees and tourists come to witness the immaculate culture. There is also accommodation arrangement within the Muktidham premises.

Location: 
Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Gayakhe Colony, Nashik Road, Nashik, Maharashtra 422101

Timings: 6 AM to 7 PM

Entry fee: None.

08

Gangapur Dam

Gangapur Dam

Amongst all the places to visit in Nashik, the Gangapur Dam is a must. Approximately 10 KM away from the main city of Nashik is the Gangapur Dam, a highly fascinating tourist spot. It is situated on the banks of the sacred Godavari River. Being constructed in the year 1954, it is built in conventional style using stones, clay, mud, and sand.

The garden near the Dam is an ideal picnic spot, amidst a charismatic landscape. Visit this place with friends and family to admire Mother Nature and to also watch the different species of birds here. Moreover, if you love photography, then surely let your cameras capture this immaculate beauty.

Location: 
Godavari River, Nashik. 

Timings: All day.

Entry fee: None. 

09

Vihigaon Waterfall

Vihigaon Waterfall

The Vihigaon Waterfall is one of the most alluring places to visit in Nashik. It is based in the in the heart of the forest, in the Western Ghats. It is so popular for its natural beauty that it has been utilised as a prominent location in several films, short as well as feature.

The best time to visit this place is during monsoon, as heavy rainfall bejewels the panorama. One can explore the varied flora and fauna around the waterfall and enjoy a picnic amidst the lush green with dear ones.

Yet another intriguing fact about Vihigaon waterfall is that it proffers perfect conditions for rappelling. So if you are an adventurous person, do not miss this opportunity while in Nashik. This experience of rappelling in God’s heavenly creation will leave you enthralled.

Location: 
Vihigaon, Maharashtra 421602

Timings: All day.

Entry fee: None.

10

Trimbakeshwar Temple

Trimbakeshwar Temple
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One of the most popular places of worship, Trimbakeshwar is located in Nashik. People all across India visit Trimbakeshwar to express their faith and devotion. It is one amongst the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The temple is located at the base of the Bramhagiri Mountain.

It is considered holy as the sacred Godavari River originates from here. It is also said to be the birthplace of Lord Ganesha. Its divine significance attracts innumerable tourists and pilgrims every year. Visitors are in awe of the three linga's that represent Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.

Location: 
Shrimant Peshwe Path, Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra 422212

Timings: 
5.30 AM to 9 PM

Entry fee: None.

11

Tringalwadi Fort

Tringalwadi Fort

In an ancient route that passes through Thal Ghat, there is located Tringalwadi -- a majestic fort that attracts a lot of tourists. Visitors can take a hike through the trail towards the top of the hill and enjoy the beautiful views around.

The best season to visit the Tringalwadi Fort is during Monsoon, when the place become alive with lush greenery.

Location: 
The Tringalwadi fort is located near Tringalwadi village, which is located 7 km from Igatpuri.

Timings: 
There is no strict timing for visiting the fort. However, a hike to the fort should be done during the day.

Entry fee: 
There is no entry fee for visiting Tringalwadi Fort

12

Sula Vineyards

Sula Vineyards
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A fine winery and vineyard Located in the beautiful city of Nashik, the Sula Vineyard is the very first winery established in the city. The history of the vineyard goes back to 1999, when it initially began operations.

The place offers wine tasting as well as exciting tours to its visitors throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy a beautiful stay and great food at the restaurants and resort located at the vineyard property.

Location: Sula vineyards is located at Gat 36/2, Govardhan Village, Off Gangapur-Savargaon road, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422222.

Timings: The vineyard stays open from 11:30 am to 10:30 pm all days of the week.

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for the Vineyard.
13

Zonkers Adventure Park

Zonkers Adventure Park
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Situated near the scenic backwaters of the Gangapur Dam, Zonkers Adventure Park is a perfect destination for rediscovering the passion for adventure.

The Adventure park is one of its kinds in Nashik city and offers various activities and adventure sports like Water zorbing, Go-karting, Bull rides, Bungee-trampoline, etc. for non-stop fun.

Location: It is located at Soma Vine Village, Gangapur-Savargaon Road, Ghanghavare, Nashik- 422222, Maharashtra.

Timing: 11 am to 9 pm throughout the week

Entry fee: There is no entry fee. However, each ride at the park has a pay per ride system the fares of which vary from INR 50 to INR 300.

14

Salher

Salher

Salher is a place located close to Waghamba under Satana tehsil of Nashik district. Salher houses the highest fort in Sahyadri mountains.

It is the second highest peak in Maharashtra after Kalsubai. Salher fort was built by Shivaji in 1671 and it witnessed the battle of Salher in 1672 which was won by Shivaji.

Location: Salher fort is located at Salher road, Maharashtra, 423302.

Timing: For reaching the Salher fort, one should leave early in the morning as the trek to the fort requires high endurance level. The fort is best visited during the winter months.

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Salher fort.

15

Deolali Camp

Deolali Camp

Deolali is a small hill station located in the Sahyadri hills of the state. Deolali has plenty of temples, picnic spots, and green views. If you want to escape the busy bustle of city life, Deolali is one of the best Nashik tourist places for the purpose.

The town has had some form of military presence ever since the days of the British. British structures are still present to this day. The town is also famous for its Buddhist caves.

Location: Deolali camp, Deolali town, Maharashtra, 422401.

Timings: Deolali is best visited from November to February

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Deolali.

16

Dhodap

Dhodap

Dhodap fort is one of the most unique places to visit in Nashik which is steeped in history. It is a hill fort located at a height if 1472 m above sea level.

This fort is a good place for trekking enthusiasts and adventurous tourists to visit. There is an idol of Lord Hanuman engraved on a tank in the fort.

Location: The fort is located in the village of Dhodambe, 55 km from Nashik. One can start the climb to the fort from Dhodambe village.

Timings: There are no timings for visiting Dhodap fort.

Entry fee: There are no entry fees for Dhodap fort.

17

Kapileshwar Temple

The Kapileshwar Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is situated on the banks of the Godavari River.

The Kapileshwar Temple is different from other temples of Lord Shiva considering the fact that there is no statue of Lord Nandi. The shrine is surrounded by a peaceful ambiance which will calm your mind.

Location: The Kapileshwar temple is located at Panchvati, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422003.

Timings: The shrine is open to devotees every day of the week from 5:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required to visit the Kapileshwar Temple.

18

Anjaneri Hills

Anjaneri Hills

The Anjaneri hills derive their name from Goddess Anjana, as the locals say that the Goddess Anjana gave birth to Lord Hanuman in the cave atop the hill.

Among the Nashik tourist places, reaching Anjaneri hills is comparatively harder. Travelers have to take a bus from Nashik to Trimbakeshwar and from there they have to hike for 10 km, but the view at the end of the hike is worth it.

Location: Anjaneri hill is located near Anjaneri town, Anjaneri, Maharashtra, 422212.

Timings: Even though there are no strict timings, the Anjaneri hills are best visited during the daytime.

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for Anjaneri hills.

19

Dudhsagar Falls, Nasik

Dudhsagar Falls, Nasik
Dudhsagar Falls, also known as Someshwar Falls, is one of the most captivating Nashik tourist places that you can visit.Just 9 km away from Nashik Central Bus Station, the waterfall has a height of 10 meters.

Best time to visit the Dudhsagar Falls is during monsoon, when everything around the place becomes more beautiful and attractive. Dudhsagar Waterfall is a popular hangout in the area and is one of the most common places to visit in Nashik.

Location: Dudhsagar Falls is located at Ambedkar Nagar, Nashik, Maharashtra.

Timings: The place is open to visitors from 6 am to 9 pm every day.

Entry Fee: There is no entry fee for Dudhsagar Falls.
20

Shubham Water World

Shubham Water World
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Shubham Water World in Nashik is one of the best water parks in Nashik thereby making it one of the best places to visit in Nashik.

The array of rides on offer like The Vertigo, The Black Hole, Water Fun System, and others can make you go spoilt for choice along with giving you an adrenaline rush. Apart from various exhilarating rides, there is a rain dance facility and also an area for visitors to sit and relax.

Location: Shubham Water world is located at Jadhav Paradise, Anjaneri Hills, Nashik-Trimbakeshwar Road, Nashik- 422013.

Timings: Shubham Water world is open from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm every day.

Entry fee: The entry fee starts from INR 500 but it is free for children below 3.6 ft in height.

21

Sundarnarayan Temple

Sundarnarayan Temple
Sundarnarayan temple in Nashik is a must visit place for the devotees of Lord Vishnu. The Temple was constructed in 1756 by Gangadhar Yashwant Chandrachud.

Temple is very beautiful and it is adorned by intricate carvings and paintings and its imposing architecture inspired by Mughal sculpture is bound to please the art lover in you.

Location: The Sundarnarayan temple is located in Kharewada, Raviwar Karanja, Panchvati, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422001.

Timings: The temple is open to visitors from 6 am to 12 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required for visiting the Sundarnarayan temple.
22

Brahmagiri Hill

Brahmagiri Hill

The word Brahmagiri translates to Hill of Lord Brahma. With mythological stories intricately woven into the history of this place, the Brahmagiri hill is one of the famous tourist destinations in the city.

The ascent to Brahmagiri hill can be started from Trimbakeshwar. It takes about 2 hours for one to reach the top of Brahmagiri hill from Trimbakeshwar. The views from the top of the Brahmagiri hill are enchanting, to say the least.

Location: Brahmagiri hill is located in Brahmagiri, Metghar Kila, Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra, 422212.

Timing: The timings for visiting Brahmagiri hills are between 6 am to 6 pm. It can be visited all year.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required to visit the place.

23

Kalaram Temple

Kalaram Temple

The Kalaram temple in Nashik is one of the most religious Nashik tourist places. The Kalaram temple is a very old Hindu place of worship which is dedicated to Lord Rama and it was built around 1788 by Sardar Rangarao Odhekar.

The temple is named as such because the statue of Lord Rama present in the temple is black.

Location: The Kalaram temple is located at Panchvati Road, Panchvati, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422003.

Timing: The temple is open to devotees visiting from morning at 5:00 am to evening at 10:00 pm.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required to be paid to visit the temple.

24

Dugarwadi Waterfall

Dugarwadi Waterfall

Dugarwadi waterfall is one of the most enchanting places in Nashik. It is a majestic waterfall located just 30 km away from Nashik. The cascading falls and the surrounding beauty is sure to soothe the eyes of every visitor.

It is one of the best tourist places in the city for a one-day outing with friends and family. However, during the monsoon, there is a chance of the water level rising suddenly.

Location: Dugarwadi waterfall is located at Trimbakeshwar, Trimbak, Maharashtra, 422212.

Timings: There are no strict timings for visiting the falls.

Entry fee: The entry fee for Dugarwadi Falls is INR 10 and the parking fee is INR 50.

25

Dabhosa Waterfall

Dabhosa Waterfall
Dabhosa waterfall is a natural waterfall located in Dabhosa village in Jawahar tehsil of Palghar district. The Dabhosa waterfall originates from the Lendi river and it falls from a height of 300 ft.

The splendor of the waterfall increases during the rainy season as the greenery around the area gets a new life.

Location: The Dabhosa waterfall is located near Dabhosa village, Palghar district, Maharashtra, 401603.

Timing: There is no strict timing for visiting the Dabhosa waterfalls. It is however suggested to visit the waterfall in the rainy season for observing the best views.

Entry fee: There is no entry fee for visiting Dabhosa waterfalls.
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Shagun Resort & Water Park

Shagun Resort & Water Park
Shagun Water park is another one of the best Nashik tourist places. It is a brilliant destination for friends and family to come and enjoy.

The amusement park offers plenty of rides to suit both the needs of kids and adults alike. There is also a rain dance area, artificial waves and DJ facilities which keep the atmosphere alive.

Location: Shagun Resort & Water Park is located near Ghoti toll Plaza Mumbai Nashik Highway, National Highway no. 3, Igatpuri, Nashik, 422403.

Timings: The amusement park is open for visitors from 10;30 am to 7 pm every day.

Entry fee: The entry fee for this amusement park starts from INR 300. Ticket prices are classified according to the height of the person and entry is free for children below 3 ft of height.
27

Ramkund

Ramkund
A sacred bathing ghat in Nashik, Ramkund is situated at the bank of the Godavari River. The place is considered to be the holiest place in Nashik and is surrounded with folklores and various mythological stories.

Every year, thousands of Hindus visit the Kund to pray and take bath.

Location: Ram Kund is located near Kapileshwar Temple, Panchvati, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422003.

Timing: There is no fixed timing for visiting Ram Kund.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required for visiting Ram Kund.
28

Artillery Museum

The artillery museum is situated at the foothills of the towering Sahyadri mountain range and the region is entirely under the control of the Indian military.

Entry of common people in the area is restricted. However, entry to the museum is open for everyone where visitors can see photos of historical events, various weapons used by the Indian army, and many other things.

Location: The artillery museum is located at Artillery center, Gandhi Nagar Airport area, Deolali Gaon, Nashik, Maharashtra 422101.

Timings: The Museum is open to visitors every day, except for Thursdays from 10 am to 1:30 pm and from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

Entry fee: The entry fee is INR 15 per person.
29

Nashik City Center Mall

The Nashik city center Mall is one of the best places to visit in Nashik for shopping and entertainment. It is a posh mall which has restaurants, movie theatres, branded showrooms, and game zones.

One can also buy stuff for daily needs, jewelry, clothing or toys.  It also has avenues for relaxing like a fish pedicure, food court, etc.

Location: Nashik City Center Mall is located at Untwadi road, Lavate Nagar, Parijat Nagar, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422002.

Timings: The City center mall is open for business every day from 11 am to 10 pm.

Entry fee: No entry fee is required for visiting the Nashik city center mall.
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Fun World, Nasik

Fun World Water Park is Located in Nashik, the Fun World Water Park is one among the most popular amusement parks in the city. Although relatively among the lesser-known Nashik tourist places., the park has a plethora of things to offer.

There are various rides available for both kids and adults alike where everyone can enjoy a great time.  If you are willing to relive your childhood a little bit, be sure to visit the amusement park.

Location: 
The Fun World Amusement park is located at Muktidham, Anand Nagar, Nashik Road, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422214.

Timings: 
The amusement park is open from 4 to 10 pm every day.

Entry fee: 
There is no entry fee for this amusement park.
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