Named after a relic associated with Ramayana, Nashik (Nasik) is a city in Maharashtra located on the banks of river Godavari. The city located about 190 km north of state capital Mumbai, is called the "Wine Capital of India" as half of India's vineyards and wineries are located in Nashik. Nashik plays host to the famous Kumbh Mela every 12 years.
The city is home to plenty of exotic temples and is known in Hindu mythology as the place where Ravana's sister, Surpanakha, tried to seduce Lord Rama and got her nose cut off by Lakshmana in the process. Its religious importance doesn't end there. It also plays host to the thousands of tourists visiting Shirdi and Trimbakeshwar. Apart from its temples, Nashik also has forts, waterfalls and vineyards to look out for. With multiple vineyards present in Nashik, the most popular being Sula, the wine-tourism industry is mushrooming in this part of Maharashtra. Nashik gives you the chance to experience a fabulous cocktail of extremes - from temples to vineyards, hills to waterfalls, this place offers a lot of experiences.
Explore & Experience-
- Pandu Leni (AKA Trirashmi Caves)
- Sula Vineyards
- Kumbh Mela Nashik
- Anjaneri Hills
- Jain Temple Nashik