Mumbai

MUMBAI

Mumbai is a sprawling, densely populated city on the west of India, in the state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India and the ninth most populous agglomeration in the world.

Distance

The road distance between Pune and Mumbai is 149 km, roughly taking around 2 hours to touch the city’s outskirts.

Places to Visit

  1. Imagica – It is an amusement park located near the city of Khopoli on the Mumbai-Pune express highway. Spread over an area of 300 crores, the places provides with accommodation, shopping, dining and entertainment. The place has a theme park and an aqua park in it. It houses India’s biggest floor-less roller coaster ride. Aqua Imagica is India’s first and only international standard theme park.
  1. Gateway of India – On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront, lies the iconic Gateway of India, built by the British Raj in 1924. It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in south Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. It is a very famous tourist attraction in Mumbai.
  1. SiddhiVinayak Temple – The temple is located in Prabhadevi in Mumbai, is a two-century-old temple that is believed to fulfil the desires of the worshippers. Thousands of pilgrims attend the holy place, every day.
  1. Elephanta Caves – The caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, in Mumbai Harbour,10 km to the city of Mumbai. The Hindu caves contain rock cut stone sculptors, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  1. Aksa Beach – It is a popular beach and a vacation spot, in Aksa village, Mumbai. A very calm beach and is among the least visited of its kind, providing you with solace,from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beach has INS Hamla, an Indian Navy Base,at one end.
  1. Sanjay Gandhi National Park – One of the most visited parks in the country, this national park lies in the north of Maharashtra. The rich flora and fauna attracts more than two million people per year. Kanheri caves, which are 2400 years old are carved out of the rocks lie within the park.
  1. Haji Ali Dargah – Both a mosque and a dargah, the place signifies Indo-Islamic architecture. Associated with doomed lovers, the dargah contains the tomb of Sayed Peer Haji Shah Bukhari.On Thursdays and Fridays, the shrine is visited by at least 40,000 pilgrims. The place also witnesses musical performances in the form of Qawwali.
  1. Taraporewala Aquarium – Situated in the city of Mumbai, the place attracts around 4 lakh visitors, annually. There are around 2000 fishes of over 400 species in the aquarium. The aquarium is open for visitors from 10 am to 1 pm during the day and 2pm till 5 pm in the evening. It has been inaugurated by India’s first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

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Shirdi

A town falling under the jurisdiction of municipal council in the Ahmednagar District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

-The driving distance of Shirdi from Pune is approximately 200 km while through train is 228 km. It roughly takes around 4-5 hours of travel without much hassle.

-The place is rightly called the ‘Land of Sai’ and the temple is built in commemoration to Sai Baba to pay obeisance to the venerable deeds of the Indian spiritual guru and saint.

-The temple was established in the year 1922.

-At age of 16 years Shri Saibaba arrived at the village of Shirdi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra and remained their till his death.

– He lived in a mosque and after death his body was cremated in a temple.

– The temple is amid the hustle and bustle of the city but the calmness of the temple transcends the commotion of the town and mellifluously contains all those who come with the guileless purport of visiting the holy place.

– The main road is hardly at a ten minute distance from the temple.

– The market leading to the temple is flooded with vendors selling the paraphernalia that serves as an offering in the temple.

– Places to keep your valuables safely are also present in abundance after a short distance.

-Photography is strictly prohibited inside the temple and so is the use of electronic gadgets like mobile phones.

-The powerful aura of the place inevitably keeps no being away from visiting the shrine.

-It is a perfect place for sai baba devotees to pay their obeisance at, with their religious endeavor enshrined within the essence of spiritualism.

It also serves as the perfect abode for the devotes who seek to ingratiate themselves to the service of Lord.

A visit to the holy place leave them gratified with ineffable contentment, satiating their very purpose of visit.

The temple always finds itself ingrained with pilgrims pouring in thousands every day in reverence from their heart and genuflection of their bodies solely to appease the idol.

In return to this unquantifiable devotion, the devotees staunchly believe that their prayers are answered with wholesome respect by the ‘Fakir’, strictly abiding by Newton’s third law of motion, ‘for every action there is equal and opposite reaction’, since it is also applicable to thoughts which when structured profoundly transform into actions with a fruitful reward.

-* * If you want to save yourself from the fatigue of alignment in long queues, then the best time to visit the place is early morning specifically on weekdays.

– Apart from the temple, other tourist places of interest are-

* Adul Baba Cottage

*Dixit Wada Museum

*Gurusthan

*Samadhi Mandir

– Not so far is another religious spot, ShaniSinghnapur .It is roughly 73km from Shirdi. Devotees come here to receive the blessings of Shri Shani Dev.

One unique thing about this village is that there are no doors or locks in any of the houses and it is believed that it is because of Lord Shani’s blessings that keeps the village oblivious to all the crime.

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Goa

GOA

 

A state located in the western region of India, Goa is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to its north and Karnataka to its south. It is flanked by Arabian Sea on its west coast. It is India’s smallest state by area. Konkani, Marathi and Portuguese are spoken by the people, though Konkani being its official language. Panaji is the capital of Goa.

 

Distance

The road distance from Pune to Goa is 473 km while from Mumbai is 609 km, approximately.

Places in Goa

Fun, Frolic and lots n lots of adventure are some of the many synonyms of this place.Tired of the weary everyday routine, people visit this beautiful place to throw away their fatigue and stress. Starred with many beautiful beaches, cruises, casinos and pubs, this place is surely irresistible.  Nowhere else is the effect of Portuguese lifestyle found as vividly and lively as in this place.Swaying palms, white sands, and deep blue water make this place ineffably exotic.

  1. Calangute, Baga and Candolim beach – These are the three very famous beaches in north Goa, flocked in by hundreds of people every day, with the number drastically increasing in peak seasons. The beach in calangute is the largest in the state with most number of visitors.

 

  1. Palolem, Agonda, Colva- These are the most popular beaches in south goa known for their white sand. The perfect communion of the white sand beach with the engulfing blue colored water leaves everyone mesmerized , impinging an everlasting memory in the hearts of all those who visit the place.

 

  1. Francis Xavier’s Church – The place not only is exquisitely known for its revelry, but also has a perfect tinge of religion. It is a very famous church throughout the Roman Catholic World containing the tomb and the mortal remains of Francis Xavier’s placed in a glass coffin. The place is flanked by a very famous museum on its side.

 

  1. Panaji – It is rightly and inevitably the ‘Heart of Goa’. It is the most suitable place for the after meals casual maundering, peaceful prep-siestas, shopping, relaxing with couple of famous Thai spas, tattooing, cruise boats and floating discos and casinos. A day or two in the capital is surely an amazing experience to your Goa excursion.

Shopping in Goa

Goa is very popular for its bottles of ‘Feni’, a liquor distilled from cashews and coconut milk, and some local spices and cashews.

It also homes a lot of vibrant clothing stuff and accessories making it appropriate for a place of this kind.

 

Best Time to Visit

Though the place is flooded with lots and lots of visitors throughout the year, but the peak time to visit the place is between October and March. The place witnesses a huge crowd primarily during Christmas and New Year.

 

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Nasik

NASHIK

 

Nashik is an ancient city of India, located in the North-West region of Maharashtra,lying on the western edge of the Deccan Plateau.

Just 24 km away is the origin of the Godavari River from the Brahmagiri Mountain, Triyambakeshwar, flowing blissfully along the northern line of the city along the old residential settlement.

 

Distance

-The road distance between Pune and Nashik is 208 km while from Mumbai to Nashik it is around 165 km.

The place has a religious significance, since it is said to have been the abode of Lord Rama during his 14 years exile in the forest. Also, this place is said to have derived its name from an incident in the Hindu epic Ramayana, where Lakshmana cut the nose of Ravana’s sister, Soorpnakha.

Places to visit in Nashik:

  1. Triyambakeshwar Temple

Also known as ‘Trimbak’, is one of holiest places in India, this place is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. It is a place of Tri Sandhya Gayathri, the birthplace of Lord Ganesh.

It is a very sacred place witnessing the communion of River Godavari and Sayadri hills and a home to a number of Hindu religious practices like the Shraddha ceremony.

The place also witnesses the surfeit of pilgrims from all across the globe, in thousands.

Following places can be visited here:

  • TheTriyambakeshwarJyotirling
  • Kushvarta – A place from where the river Godavari takes its course and devotees take a dip in the holy water of Ram-Kund seeking expiation of their sins.

The magnificent Kumbh Mela, the richest and the holiest festival of Hindus takes place here at Triyambakeshwar. Special arrangements are made by the government for lakhs of Sadhus and other people flowing in at the auspicious Maha-Kumbh (occurring once in every 12 years along with the Allahabad Kumbh Mela).

 

  1. ChambarLeni Nashik- It is a group of Jain temples situated on the outskirts of Nashik near Ramshej Fort.

 

  1. Sula Vineyards – It is an Indian winery located in Nashik and is the valley’s first commercial winery. It is spread over an area of 160 acres. It is a house to a beautiful resort and also has a tasting room where samples varieties of wine are produced at the winery. The weather and aura of the place is awesome and very refreshing.

 

  1. Pandavleni Caves – These caves are a series of 24 caves of Jain temples carved between the 3rd century B.C and 2nd century A.D. The place is apt for mountaineers and trekkers with a very pleasant weather to enjoy.

 

  1. There are a number of other temples in the near vicinity, one of being Shri Kalaram Mandir. The place also has many eating outlets, one of them being the Sadhna restaurant, famous for its mouth-watering ‘Misal Pavs’.

 

 

Best Time to Visit Nashik

 

The best time to visit Nashik is between October to March since the place experiences extreme winters and summers.

 

 

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

 

Mahabaleshwar is a city lying in the Satara district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Lying on the Western Ghats, it is one of the few evergreen forests in the country.

 

Distance

The road distance between Pune and Mahabaleshwar is 120 km while from Mumbai it is 285 km.

 

Description:

The lush green landscape, marked by many silvery waterfalls during the rainy season, green meadows and pastures calls for an irresistible invite of the nature. The place is at its peak during the rainy season with the temperature dripping down, making the place cooler, accompanied by frequent spells of the rain.

 

Places to visit:

  1. Venna Lake–A beautiful lake, famous for its calm waters and boat riding, this place is a very famous tourist attraction in Mahabaleshwar. Horse riding is also available next to the lake with a number of eateries around the place.

 

  1. Kate’s Point – It is located to the east of Mahabaleshwar and is famous for its view of two reservoirs, Balakwadi and Dhom.

 

 

 

  1. Needle Hole Point – This place is next to Kate’s point. This point when viewed from the top gives a view of a hole, making it appear like a needle. It is also famous for its view of the Deccan traps that look like an Elephant trunk.

 

 

  1. 3 Monkey Point – The point because of its natural alignment of rocks looks like 3 monkeys sitting beside each other and resembling the three monkeys of Gandhi.

 

 

  1. Pratapgarh – This is a fort near Mahabaleshwar. The fort is very famous because it was built by Shivaji Maharaj. The Fort is more popular because in this place the commander, Afzal Khan, was killed by Shivaji Maharaj.

 

 

  1. Lingmala falls–Lingamala falls are located at a distance of 6 km from Mahabaleshwar. The waterfall is formed by river Venna which flows from a height of 500 ft. The place is a very famous tourist destination.

 

 

  1. Mapro Garden – This is a garden park in the hill station of Panchgani, at a few kilometres from Mahabaleshwar. The place is famous for its strawberry produce which attracts lakhs of visitors throughout the year. The place is also a host to the annual Strawberry festival.

 

  1. Table Land (Panchgani) – This flat large expanse of laterite rock is the second longest mountain plateau in Asia. Some spacious caves including the ‘Devil’s Kitchen’ are visible from here.

 

 

Best Time to Visit

 

The place can be enjoyed throughout the year, but if you want to enjoy the zenith of nature’s spell on the Western Ghats, then post monsoon is the best time to visit.

Mainly, June to March is the most appropriate time to visit the hill station.

The spells of rain shower give the place a very refreshing and a cool feel, thereby consummating your trip to the lap of nature.

 

 

 

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lonawala

LONAVALA KHANDALA

 

Lonavala and Khandala are the two hill stations on the sayadri hills, explicitly demarcating the Deccan plateau and the Konkan coast.

A hill station present along the west coast of the Indian State of Maharashtra.

Lying on the Mumbai Pune express highway, the station is approximately 64 km from Pune and 96 km from Mumbai.

Towns falling in between Pune and lonavala are karjat, talegaon and khopoli.

It is regarded as one of the best places to explore the unrestrained and ineffable beauty of the WesternGhats, with lush green meadows and pastures streaked with a few silvery waterfalls adding to its aura.

Places to visit near Lonavala are:

  1. Lonavala Lake – A small patch of calm water with hills surrounding all its side, this lake is approximately 1.6 kms from Lonavala.

 

  1. Tiger Point- It is a cliff point, where the vehicle stops nearly 1.6 kms away and the rest of the distance is to be covered on foot.

 

 

  1. Bushi Dam- The trip to the hill station is incomplete without a visit to this place. It is a dam located around 6 kms from the Lonavala station. The water is flowing on the magnificently constructedsteps beside bushi dam, giving a refreshing feel to the visitors. Just behind the dam is a stretch of silvery waterfall flowing down the splendid hills. It is a 1 km trek from the dam.

 

  1. Karla Caves and Ekvira Devi Temple- On the way to Lonavala are the cave shrines built by Buddhist monks, the Karla caves, around 11 kms away to the hill station.

Near to the caves is the ekvira Devi temple built by the Pandavas.

 

  1. Rajmachi Fort- A splendid hill top region, with some 15 km trek from Lonavala. It is between Lonavala and Khandala. The place is known for its refreshing trek thereby complementing the adventurous trip to the hill station.

 

Khandala

 

Another hill station, which is approximately 3 km from Lonavala, along the splendid Western Ghats.

Places to visit in Khandala are:

  1. Duke Nose- Offering a panoramic view of the Bhor Gate and Khandala, this place is best to capture the explicit beauty of the valley with your shutterbugs.
  2. Garden – The beginning of the hill station is spotted with this small garden full of swings taking you back to your kindergarten days.
  3. Shooting Point- With a beautiful landscape across,streamlined with a fleet of vehicles moving along the Mumbai Pune express highway, this place is strictly ‘NOT TO MISS.’

 

Best Time to Visit

The hill stations are best to visit after at least 2 spells of the rain of the monsoon season.

Evoking its lush green pastures, ecstatically dotted with silvery waterfalls and streams, it calls for an inevitable and irresistible invite of the nature.

Since it is appropriately structured above sea level, it can also be visited during:

  1. June to September- During the onset of monsoon season.
  2. October to mid-May- During the retreat of the monsoon, with pleasant cool breeze flowing.

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Aurangabad

It is a protected monument and have been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site.

Over the years the caves have become famous for their exotic setting, impressive architecture and above all their exceptional but unique paintings.

-The caves were into oblivion until explicitly rediscovered during the British rule, by a British officer for the madras presidency

. AJANTA ELLORA

 

AJANTA CAVES

Lying in Aurangabad, the Ajanta Caves is a major attraction of the Marathwada district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Distance-

It is around 65 miles from the city of Aurangabad, 340 km from Pune and 440 km from Mumbai.

 

Description about the Caves-

 

The caves are a series of 29 Buddhist cave temples, numbered east to west, from 1 to 29.

There are 30 rock cut Buddhist cave monuments which are agreed to have been made between 2 distinct periods, separated by several centuries.

The caves includes paintings and sculptures of Indian art, which are masterpieces of Buddhist religious arts, with figures of Buddha and depictions of Jataka tales, apparently descripting a number of distinct ‘monasteries’.

 

– Places to visit near Ajanta——

  1. Ajanta View Point – The caves are a must watch for an Ajanta-Philic person. It gives a bird eye view of Ajanta and has been designed in an aesthetic architecture.
  2. Ghatotkach caves- This place is exquisitely for an adventure freak and lies about 20 km before the Ajanta caves.
  3. Vetalwadi Fort- This place exclusively delineates the adventurous and is an unmanned fort.
  4. Ajanta Foothills Restaurant- This is the only restaurant near the caves with delicious Indian food being served to the adventurously fatigued travelers. It also serves one of the popular manifestations of liquor, the beer.

 

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Ellora Caves

Ellora is an archeological site in Aurangabad, which lies in the Marathwada district of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

It lies at a distance of nearly 260 km from Pune, taking approximately 5 hours to reach the place, while the distance from Mumbai is around 340 km.

It was built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav in around 5th-7th century.

It is known for Hindu, Buddhist and Jain cave, rock-cut temples.

The 12 Buddhist (caves1-12), 17 Hindu (caves 13-29) and 5 Jain (caves 30-34) caves, epitomize the religious harmony prevalent during this period of Indian history.

The Hindu caves consists mainly of the following rock cut architectures:

  1. Kailasnatha temple- A magnificent temple of Lord Shiva, with Nandi, the Bull in front of the central temple.
  2. The Dashavatara- Represent the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu.
  3. Caves of river Goddesses Ganga and Yamuna

4.Ravan ki Khai and Nilkantha

The Buddhist caves consists mainly of the following rock cut architectures:

  1. The carvings of Gautama Buddha, Bodhisattvas and saints.
  2. Vihara caves having 8 cells (4 in the back while 4 in the front)
  3. The Vishwakarma

Jain Caves

All the Jain caves built belong to the Digambra Sect. One of the famous is the, The Indra Sabha, which is two storied cave with one monolithic shrine in its court.

 

Places to visit near Ellora:

  1. Ellora Cave Waterfalls- A long stretch of waterfalls for the weary travelers to remove their fatigue of traversing the caves.
  2. Daulatabad Fort – Lying roughly at a distance of 15 km from Ellora caves, this is a famous and formidable hill fort.
  3. Aurangzeb Tomb- The Tomb of Aurangzeb, the last of the great Mughal emperors, is located in Khuldabad, at a distance of 4 km from Ellora caves
  4. There are a number of temples like the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga temple,bhooteshwar Mandir, Krishaneshwar Mandir and the Vishwakarma Mandir.

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Best Time to Visit

Both the Ajanta Ellora caves can be visited throughout the year but the best time to visit would be from June to March, since the climate is very pleasant and suitable for exploring the caves.

 

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