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13 Best Places to Visit in Nashik

 
  • Enchant yourself exploring the diverse places to visit in Nashik, which is based in the Deccan peninsula of Maharashtra.Do you know, what is more enticing? Nashik is famously known as the 'wine capital of India' and also as the 'Grape city'.

     Based in the Western Ghats, Nashik lies on the banks of the river Godavari amidst nine hills - Durga, Ganesh, chitraghanta, Pandav, Dinger Ali Mhasarul, Jogwanda, Pathanpura, and Konkani.It is blessed with a mesmerising panorama and a consistently pleasant climate, making it a splendid tourist destination.

    The most alluring fact about Nashik is its historical and mythological significance.It is known as the religious center of India and is also an abode for the legendary Maha Kumbhmela.

    Countless pilgrims visit Nashik as the land claims to have witnessed several significant events from the Ramayana.So, what are you waiting for? Glance through this piece of information and plan an exciting trip to Nashik with family and friends.  

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

  • 01Wine Tour in Nashik

    Wine Tour in Nashik
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    • A day amidst your favorite blends of wine, delicious foods and a pleasant ambience around; can you ask for more? 
    • For the wine lovers, a sip of their favorite blend, that too in the vineyard itself is a lifetime experience and cannot be replaced by any other! 
    • Arriving anywhere between 12:00 to 05:30PM at the winery, be a part of this exciting tour. 
    • Upon arrival at the vineyard, join a guided winery tour that will last for around 45 minutes to 1 hour and curate some of the memorable moments with your favourite blends.
    • Within the Nashik wine tour, get to sample seven different types and blends of the wines. 
    • Along with the wines, pick up some of your favorite cheese and snacks and enjoy the evening on the balcony. 
    • With every sip, take in the alluring charm of the evening and make the best of the evening before you wind up this tour and depart the vineyard!
  • 02Nashik Wine Tour with Stay at Soma Service Apartment

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    All you need to relax over the weekend is a glass of wine amongst the bounty of nature and beautiful vineyards! That is exactly what you will be getting at in Soma, which is one of the best Nashik Wine tour experiences. A bustling city located close to Mumbai, this region in Maharashtra is famous for its salubrious climate that is well suited to its main industry – Wine!

    Cosseted between the backwaters of the Gangapur Dam and the mighty Sahyadri Ranges, Soma Village in Nashik is a beautiful destination. There could be no better place to indulge yourself in a Nashik wine tour experience than this!

    It offers you a pleasant perspective of the grand vineyards where you can engage yourself with a plantation walk and get a heady dose of fun with vineyard visits and tastings. While here, you can also savour in the delightful nourishment from Culture Kitchen, the in-house eatery that serves exclusive soul food and other delectable cuisine. An epitome of luxury, romance and solitude, Soma Village is the perfect getaway destination for all those looking wine enthusiasts.

    Note: Check-in: 02:00 PM & Check-out: 12:00 PM

  • 03Saptashrungi

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    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 travellers 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.  

  • 04Coin Museum

    Coin Museum
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    Nashik has its own way of amazing its 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, moulds, 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.

    Visiting Hours: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm

    Closed on: Sundays and Holidays

    Entry: Free

  • 05Sita Gumpha

    Sita Gumpha
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    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 the mythology, King Ravana had kidnapped Sita from here. The cave is also an 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.

  • 06Pandavleni 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 hummock. 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 certain amount as an entry fee, but children below 15 can explore the caves for free

  • 07Muktidham

    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 Mahabarata. Another artwork that beautifies this temple and males 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.

  • 08Trimbakeshwar 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 birth place 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. One can visit the Temple from 5.30 AM to 9 PM.

  • 09Trimbakeshwar 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 birth place 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. One can visit the Temple from 5.30 AM to 9 PM.

  • 10Gangapur 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.

  • 11Vihigaon 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 on this opportunity while in Nashik. This experience of rappelling in God’s heavenly creation will leave you enthralled.