Best Tourist Destinations in Maharashtra

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Maharashtra has forever been admired for all its characteristic features. Being the land of mysticism, enchanting geographical splendor and inspiring cultural practices, Maharashtra has attracted numerous nature lovers and vacationers to this state for a life-changing experience. Tour Maharashtra and get to know yourself the splendor and magic created by this incredible state.

Aurangabad

Aurangabad tour will take you to two famous World Heritage sites i.e. the splendid cave paintings of Ajanta & the rock-cut caves of Ellora. You can also visit the Bibi-ka-Maqbara which is an imitation of the Taj Mahal. It was built by the Mughal emperor, Aurangazeb for his wife’s tomb. Panchakki, a water-mill housing a tomb of a Muslim saint is also present in Aurangabad. The Ghrishneshwar temple, where lord Shiva is worshipped is a popular pilgrim destination since it is one of the five Jyotirlinga sites of Maharashtra. If you are one of those who take special in art and culture, the Buddhist caves are the best tourist destinations in Aurangabad for you.

Matheran

Matheran is barely 171 Km from Mumbai. This place has long been a paradise for those seeking a holiday tour package to Maharashtra. Acting as a popular weekend getaway, the Matheran hill station spreads across 8 Sq Km over the Sahyadri Hills and is famous for squeaky clean surrounding. Therefore, motors are not allowed here and the only mode of transportation that you will find here other than walking is on horseback and hand-pulled rickshaws.

Mahabaleshwar

Maharashtra tour package also includes a visit to Mahabaleshwar, the queen of all hill stations. This hill station is situated at an altitude of 1,372 M in the heart of Sahyadri Hills in district Satara. This place is famous for its scenic beauty, splendid views of the valleys and the beautiful sea which is visible on clear days. On your Mahabaleshwar tour you can enjoy thrilling pony rides on the lanes of this hill station.

Panchgani

A Maharashtra tour will take you next to an idyllic mountain retreat in the Krishna valley. Tucked away in the Satara district of the state, Panchgani is a famous hill station of Maharashtra located on the Mahabaleshwar-Pune highway. Situated at an altitude of 1,334 M the place derived its name from the five hills around it. You can enjoy a nature walks through the thickly canopied woods of this hill station. The Table Land, a flat mountain peak of Panchgani is the best tourist destination in Maharashtra. It is frequently visited by tourist to feast their eyes on the coastal plains that looks like miniature water colors. Another important place of Panchgani is Tapola, an enjoyable water sports area.

Khandala

Traveling to Maharashtra and not visiting Khandala means missing a good opportunity to enjoy nature. Khandala is a small hill station which gives panoramic view of the lush green hilly surroundings. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of this place by simply taking a walk around the area. It also has a number of trekking trails which will keep you engaged throughout your Khandala tour. Other than these, other places that you can visit in Khandala is the Amruntanjan point located at Khandala Ghat. The beauty of the striking greens, incredible vistas of the valley and the Dukes Nose will simply sweep you off your feet.

Lonavala

Lonavala is one such place in Maharashtra where nature is present in all its splendor. This place has been blessed with valleys, hills, milky waterfalls, lush green surroundings and pleasant cool winds. Views of beautiful mountain ranges trying to reach the sky, and the morning sun rising over the hills will give you the experience of a lifetime.

Several affordable Maharashtra tour package are available with tour operators of India. These holiday packages will make your Maharashtra tour hassle free. Advance booking is recommended to avoid last minute rush.