Top 10 must visit places in Maharashtra for a perfect family getaway

Here are the top ten places to visit on your next trip to Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra state occupies a substantial portion of the Deccan plateau in India. It is the second-largest populous state, home to Marathi people. The state leads among the other Indian states in terms of agricultural and industrial production, trade and transport, and education. Let’s explore what the state holds in terms of tourism. 

Mumbai

The city is famously known as the ‘City of Dreams’, formerly called Bombay. It is the capital of Maharashtra. It is home to every level of working struggle, from Bollywood superstars to bug industrialists to tribes to fishermen and slum dwellers. Marine Drive, Gateway of India, Juhu Beach, Siddhivinayak temple, and Haji Ali Dargah are some of the must-visit places in Mumbai.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

The is the world heritage ancient rock-cut caves, which are an amalgamation of Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu monuments. Some of the places to visit at this place are Ajanta caves, Grishneshwar temple, the Buddhist caves, Jain caves, and Khuldabad.

Mahabaleshwar

The city is famously known as the ‘Land of Strawberries’, which is also known for its numerous rivers, cascades, and majestic peaks. Mahabaleshwar Temple, Elephant’s head point, Chinaman’s fall, Dhobi Waterfall, Arthur’s seat, and Venne lake are some of the tourist places.

Shirdi

The city is the home of great saint Sai Baba, which is a religious site close to Nasik. Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Temple, Shani Shingnapur, Samadhi Mandir, Gurusthan, and Dwarkamai are some of the places to visit.

Lonavala

It is the most visited hill station in Maharashtra during the monsoon. The place is surrounded by dense forest, waterfalls, and dam alongside lakes. Tiger’s leap, Rajmachi fort, Aamby valley, Karla caves, Lonavala lake, and Imagicaa are some of the places to visit.

Khandala

It is one of the popular hill stations in Maharashtra, well known for the misty mountains. Bushi dam, Shrivardhan fort, Lion’s point, Shooting point, and Kune waterfalls are some of the must-visit places.

Alibag

It is a little coastal town known for coconut groves and sandy beaches. The place offers a splendid view of sunrise and sunset at the Kolaba fort. Alibaug beach, Nagaon beach, Kihim beach and Murud- Janjira fort are some of the must-visits while planning a trip.

Pune

The city is ranked number one in India as it provides easy living and referred to as the Oxford of the East. Shaniwar Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati temple, Osho Ashram, Vetal Tekdi, and Lal Mahal are the must-visit tourist attractions in Pune.

Nashik

It is a religious Hindu city but, also known for wines and vineyards. Panchvati, Sula Vineyard, Saptashrungi, Trimbakeshwar, and Nasik caves are the places to visit in the city premises. 

Kashid

It is a beach town known for sandy beaches and whispering casuarinas. Kashid beach, Phansad Bird Sanctuary, and Revdnada beach and fort are must-visit places. 

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