Maharashtra is one of the prime attractions for tourists. The state cradles green gardens on its fierce face and is known as one of the top holiday destinations in the world. The places in Maharashtra are blessed with enthralling beauty and so, you should definitely visit the different corners of Maharashtra.
When people talk about Maharashtra, Pune and Mumbai always top the list. Undoubtedly, they are the best cities but there is a lot more to explore when it comes to Maharashtra. Be it a family outing or a solo trip, the places will give you a thrilling experience. You would surely want to come back again. The weather in most of the places will give you great comfort.
Be it an extended holiday or a weekend getaway, you can choose Maharashtra for both. From hill stations to beaches, the incredible cities offer everything. Take a look at some of the amazing places you can visit in Maharashtra:
One of the best picnic spots in Maharashtra, Lonavla is situated near Pune. It’s a perfect getaway for a weekend or even a long trip. It is one of the most loved places for local people as well as tourists. Visit the gorgeous lakes and spectacular views and grab your favourite fast food. The best time to plan your vacation is between the months of October to May. You can enjoy playing games, sightseeing different forts or go on trekking to Koregad, Rajmachi and Kondane caves. When frustrated with the hustle-bustle of life, pack a backpack and spend your weekends at Lonavala.
The place filled with natural beauty, Khandala will make a soft corner in your heart. It is located 3kms from Lonavla and if you visit these places in summer, you will enjoy to the fullest. The beauty will adhere to your eyes and you will be left heartfelt. You can visit Khandala between the months of October to May. You can plan one single trip to both, Khandala and Lonavala. Amidst the natural beauty, your vacation will be worth it. Rajmachi Fort, Lohagad Fort, Bedse Caves, Visapur Fort, Kune Waterfalls, Bushi Dam are some of the must-visit places.
Mahabaleshwar is a favourite spot for romantic couples in Maharashtra. You can skip to Mahabaleshwar for few days with your better half and spend some quality time. Go to the strawberry garden and buy fresh garden strawberries. Mahabaleshwar is located in the hills of Sahyadri Mountain ranges. You can enjoy the lovely weather between March to June. Visit the Wilson Point, Albert’s Seat, Kate’s Point, Lodwick Point, Mapro Garden which are some of the best tourist attractions and amazing picturesque spots. Sunrise and sunsets are enthralling and serenity at the hill station is worth exploring.
Set on the ‘banks of Godavari’, Nashik is known as the “Wine Capital of India”. With beautiful Hindu pilgrimage sites, waterfalls and historical forts, Nashik is a markable place to visit in Maharashtra. It will give you a lot of memories which you will cherish for lifetime. The place has got its name from Ramayana. There are a lot of ghats and different spiritual believes are attached to them. Visit Ram Kund and Kala Rama Temple and witness their detailed architecture. Places like York Winery, Soma Wine Village, Chandon, Sita Gumpha are also worth visiting.
Matheran is the smallest hill station in Maharashtra and very easy to reach too. It is located in the Raigad District of Maharashtra and the best time to visit Matheran is between November to June. The place is best for trekking and hiking. For nature freaks, you will get to see lush gardens and routes with natural forests. Visit the Panorama Point, Echo Point, One Tree Hill Point and Honeymoon hill as they are some of the major tourist attractions. You will find ample monkeys which are quite notorious, so be careful with your belongings.
For adventure lovers, this is the place for you! Known as the ‘Headquarters of Paragliding’, Panchgani is the land of five hills. The best time to visit Panchgani is between September to May. The summer resorts are very famous tourist attractions there. You can go sightseeing in Panchgani or hiking near the Rajpuri Caves. You can enjoy trekking and cycling on the road-sides. Also, handicraft shopping is famous at Panchgani and much more.
Don’t wait anymore and pack your bags for the next trip to these amazing places in Maharashtra. Whether you visit with your family, friends or alone, the trip will give you an experience of your life. Your heart will be flushed with excitement while you plan your trip and for a euphoric stay, book your trip with MyTravaly and have a time of your life.
This story is written by Vedanshi Kumar
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