10 Best Nashik Tourist Places in India 2024

10 Best Nashik Tourist Places to visit 

Nashik (Nasik), named after a relic associated with Ramayana, is an ancient holy city situated on the banks of river Godavari. It is considered one of the most cultural and famous places in Nashik, Maharashtra. Nashik is one of the Hindu pilgrimage sites famous for the Kumbh Mela, which is held once every 12 years.

If you are going to visit Nashik, then we have listed the most beautiful and Best Nashik tourist places to visit.

Here is the list of the 10 Best Nashik Tourist Places to visit

1. Harihar Fort

2. Pandavleni Caves

3. Saptshrungi Garh

4. Trimbakeshwar Temple

5. Ramkund

6. Anjaneri Hills

7. Dugarwadi Waterfall

8. Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir

9. Salher Fort

10. Dabhosa Waterfall

1. Harihar Fort

Harihar Fort

Harihar Fort which is also known as Harshagad is located in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, India. This fort is situated at an altitude of about 3,676 feet above sea level. This fort was built during the Yadav dynasty in the 11th century. There are a total of 117 stairs on the Harihar Rock, due to these stairs it is easy for the trekkers to reach the top.

Monsoon is the best season to see the lush green Sahyadris. The best time to trek Harihar Fort is from June to February. During this, you can see the picturesque view of Harihar Fort. The trail becomes slippery at times of rain, which can be dangerous for trekking. You might see lots of monkeys at the top of the fort.

  • Best Time To Visit Harihar Fort: June to February.
  • Harihar Fort Temperature: 10-25°C.
  • Harihar Fort Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Harihar Fort Timings: Open 24 hours.
How to Reach Harihar Fort
  • Nearest Railway Station: Igatpuri Railway Station- (40 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (74 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Trimbak Naka Bus Stand.

2. Pandavleni Caves

Pandavleni caves

Pandaveleni caves are located about 8 kilometres south of the centre of Nashik in Maharashtra, India. The Pandavleni Caves of Nashik are about 2000 years old and were built by a Jain king. Buddhist Pandavleni Caves, also known as Pandu Lena Caves and Trirashmi Caves. All the caves have intricate carvings and sculptures which add to the beauty of this cave, most of the caves have magnificent sculptures of Buddha and/or popular Jain Tirthankaras.

The best time to visit these caves is generally between July to February. Nashik is at a distance of 8 km from the Central Bus Station, from where you can take a cab or bus to reach Pandavleni Caves.

  • Best Time To Visit Pandavleni Caves: October to March.
  • Pandavleni caves Temperature: 10-25°C.
  • Pandavleni caves Entry Fees: INR 25 for Indians and INR 250 for foreigners.
  • Pandavleni caves Timings: 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM.
How to Reach Pandavleni Caves
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (9 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (25 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Nashik CBS Bus Stand.

3. Saptshrungi Garh

Saptshrungi Garh

Saptashringi is a fort located in Nanduri village near Nashik, Maharashtra, and is a pilgrimage site of Saptashringi Devi who is the goddess of many families. Vani Saptashringi Temple is one of the most famous as one of the ‘Three and Half Shakti Peethas in Maharashtra’, where many devotees from all over India come to seek the blessings of the Goddess. The distance of the Vani, Saptashrungi Temple from the Nashik bus stand is 64 km, from there, you can hire a cab or bus to reach the temple.

  • Best Time To Visit Saptshrungi Garh: October to March.
  • Saptshrungi Garh Temperature: 15-30°C.
  • Saptshrungi Garh Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Saptshrungi Garh Timings: 05:00 AM to 09:00 PM.
How to Reach Saptshrungi Garh
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (62 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (73 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Kalwan Bus Stand.

4. Trimbakeshwar Temple

Trimbakeshwar Temple

Trimbakeshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located 28 kilometres from Nashik, Maharashtra. This temple was built by the third Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao in between 1740-1760 on the site of an earlier temple. Trimbakeshwar Temple being one of the twelve Jyotirlingas is a religious center. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. You can go to Nashik and take a bus or taxi from there to Trimbakeshwar.

  • Best Time To Visit Trimbakeshwar Temple: September to February.
  • Trimbakeshwar Temple Temperature: 10-25°C.
  • Trimbakeshwar Temple Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Trimbakeshwar Temple Timings: 05:30 AM to 09:00 PM.
How to Reach Trimbakeshwar Temple
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (36 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (40 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Trimbak Naka Bus Stand.

5. Ramkund

Ramkund

This Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located in the Nashik district and is near the Godavari River and Panchvati, Ramkund is a holy place for Hindu followers. This Ramkund holy tank was built in 1696 by Chitrarao Khatarkar. Situated on the banks of river Godavari, Ramkund is one of the holiest places in the city as it is believed that Lord Rama took a bath here.

Ramkund became the site of the famous Kumbh Mela when the Kumbh Mela is held in the city once every 12 years. Thousands of tourists come to this kund to bathe in the holy water and hope to get rid of their sins. It is one of the famous places to visit in Nashik during Kumbh Mela.

  • Best Time To Visit Ramkund: October to March.
  • Ramkund Temperature: 15-30°C.
  • Ramkund Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Ramkund Timings: Open 24 hours.
How to Reach Ramkund
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (11 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (27 m).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Nashik CBS Bus Stand.

6. Anjaneri Hills

Anjaneri Hills

Anjaneri Hills which is known to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman, is located 20 km from Nashik and 6 km from Trimbakeshwar. Anjaneri Hills is a famous trekking and hiking destination, You must visit these hills in during monsoon season. Tourists will have to take a bus from Nashik bus stand to reach Trimbakeshwar, and then travel 10 kilometres to reach Anjaneri mountain.

  • Best Time To Visit Anjaneri Hills: October to March.
  • Anjaneri Hills Temperature: 15-30°C.
  • Anjaneri Hills Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Anjaneri Hills Timings: Open 24 hours.
How to Reach Anjaneri Hills
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (20 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (30 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Anjaneri Village Bus Stop.

7. Dugarwadi Waterfall

Dugarwadi Waterfall

Dugarwadi Waterfall is Located at a distance of 37 km from Nashik. It is a natural waterfall that falls at a height of 450 feet on the Sahyadri mountain range. you can visit the waterfall in the monsoon season and if the water flow is normal, you can swim in its lower streams.

  • Best Time To Visit Dugarwadi Waterfall: July to September.
  • Dugarwadi Waterfall Temperature: 20-35°C.
  • Dugarwadi Waterfall Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Dugarwadi Waterfall Timings: Open 24 hours.
How to Reach Dugarwadi Waterfall
  • Nearest Railway Station: Igatpuri Railway Station- (35 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (60 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Trimbak Naka Bus Stand.

8. Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir

Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir

Kalaram Temple is a temple dedicated to the deity Rama in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. This is a temple located in the Panchavati area of ​​Nashik. This beautiful temple was named after a black idol of Rama. The literal translation of Kalaram is -Black Rama.

  • Best Time To Visit Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir: October to March.
  • Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir Temperature: 15-30°C.
  • Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir Timings: 05:30 AM to 09:00 PM.
How to Reach Shree Kalaram Sansthan Mandir
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (2 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (27 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Nashik CBS Bus Stand.

9. Salher Fort

Salher fort

Salher Fort is a historical trekking fort located near Salher village in Baglan taluka of Nashik district of Maharashtra State, India. Salher Fort is at an altitude of 5,175 feet, which is the highest fort in Maharashtra. This is a great place for people who are fond of altitude trekking. Distance to Salherwadi / Waghambe from Mumbai is around 300 Kilometers & it is approximately 330 kilometres From Pune.

  • Best Time To Visit Salher Fort: October to March.
  • Salher Fort Temperature: 10-25°C.
  • Salher Fort Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Salher Fort Timings: Open 24 hours.
How to Reach Salher Fort
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nashik Road Railway Station- (39 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (115 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Chachora Bus Stop.

10. Dabhosa waterfall

Dabhosa waterfall

Dabhosa waterfall is one of the famous waterfalls located in the village of Dabhosa in Jawhar Tehsil, Palghar district of Maharashtra, India. This waterfall is situated on the Lendi River, It falls from a height of about 300 feet and is the biggest waterfall in Maharashtra. This picturesque waterfall is located around 90 km from Nashik City and has become the most visited place during monsoon.

  • Best Time To Visit Dabhosa Waterfall: June to September.
  • Dabhosa waterfall Temperature: 20-35°C.
  • Dabhosa Waterfall Entry Fees: No entry fees.
  • Dabhosa Waterfall Timings: 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM.
How to Reach Dabhosa Waterfall
  • Nearest Railway Station: Igatpuri Railway Station- (48 km).
  • Nearest Airport: Ozar Airport- (100 km).
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Jawhar Bus Stand.
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FAQ’s:

Q1. What food is Nashik famous for?

Ans: Modak.

Q2. Is one day enough for Nashik?

Ans: You can visit temples in one day.

Q3. Is there any beach in Nashik?

Ans: No.

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