Top places to visit in Maharashtra These top Maharashtra tourist places offer a diverse mix of ancient cave temples, forts, mountains, wineries, and beaches. India Excursion:Vacations can be pretty and relaxing, especially if you plan a trip to one of the best places in India, Maharashtra…a place where the coast is always sultry, the hills are always scenic and the cities always tourist friendly. However, in order to let you have the best vacation, we have shortlisted the top places to see in Maharashtra especially one-week long trip. 1 .Alibag Alibag is known for its pristine beaches like the Varsoli Beach and Nagaon Beach. It is located 100 km away from Mumbai. This coastal hotspot is home to Kanakeshwar forest, and it allures many tourists and travellers for its sight of rare and exotic animals and trekking options. Kolaba fort, built in the 17th century, is another tourist attraction in Alibag. 2. Mahabaleshwar Known for its scenic charm and many vantage points, Mahabaleshwar is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra in November. Located at an altitude of 1400 m, Mahabaleshwar has many viewpoints. However, Arthur’s Seat offers an alluring view of the Elphinstone Point, the Jor valley, and the Wilson point. Apart from the majestic landscapes, Mahabaleshwar also hosts many temples like Panchganga Temple and Old Mahabaleshwar Temple, to name a few.
3. Panchgani Located about 100 km from Pune, this stunning hill-station sits amidst five mountains of the Sahyadri Range. Extending from the Deccan plateau, Panchgani is the second highest volcanic plateau in Asia and is also locally known as “Table Land.” Panchgani offers a stunning view of the Parsi Point and Dhom Dam lake, from one of its famous spots, Sydney Point. 4. Tadoba National Park Tadoba is an area spanning 625 km, hosting a national park and a Wildlife sanctuary. The Tadoba was made a National Park in the year, 1995, as an initiative to preserve Tigers. Apart from tigers, Tadoba National Park is also home to many rare and exotic animals. You can also opt for a wild safari to spot the ever-glorious Bengal Tigers and migratory birds like the Serpent eagle and endangered reptiles like the Indian Star Tortoise. 5. Aurangabad With Ajanta and Ellora Caves on top of the must visit places in India, this fabulous Maharashtra destination of Aurangabad must be on your go-to list. While these above-mentioned caves give recognition to this place, Bibi Ka Maqbara, a replica of the Taj Mahal, gives a chance to the visitors to hum romantic songs as you explore. The picturesque landscape of Aurangabad possesses some amazing places to spend solitary time with nature, and of course, its religious sites and historical monuments that date back to 3rd century BC are worth paying a visit. 6. Matheran Entrenched in the Western Ghats range, Matheran is an environment- friendly place that does not allow any vehicle, and thus, walking or taking a pony ride are the options you can choose from. This popular getaway in Maharashtra is ideal to offer you respite from the hectic urban life. Enjoy basking in the warm sun, panoramic views of the rolling hills and pleasant weather that can compel you to extend your holiday. The major tourist attractions in Matheran that you can go for a sightseeing tour are Echo Point, Louisa Point, and Alexander Point as well as Charlotte Lake and Vikatgad Peb Fort. 7. Nashik A visit to some of the historical attractions and holy places like Trimbakeshwar and Muktidham Temples is the must thing to do here. Also, not to miss out is a visit to Pandavleni Caves which is adorned in vihara style of architecture. Nasik is also associated with the Hindu Mythology of Ramayana as it is believed the three saintly figures – Ram, Lakshman, and Sita dwelled in this land. Nonetheless, to offer a rather relaxing and new experience, 30 minutes away from the heart of the city is Sula Vineyards. Sample some wine brewed in the Sula winery and oh my! you will feel like being in heaven with Gods.