The third largest state in India, bordered by Gujarat, Chhatisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Telengana, the state with 840 kilometers of coastal line is Maharashtra. At a tourist’s perspective, Maharashtra is the second most visited state in India by the foreigners with Aurangabad as the tourist capital of the state. Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Nashik and Nanded are the popular destinations in Maharashtra.
The mosque in the middle of the Arabian Sea, Haji Ali Dargah is the most prominent tourist attraction of the Financial capital of the country Mumbai which is also called as the Eastern New York. Almost ten thousand tourists from all religions visit this Dargah everyday. The Gate way of India, Chaupati Beach, Aksa Beach, Juhu Beach, Ashtalakshmi Temple, Bandra-Worli Sea link are the places of interest in Mumbai. A short ferry into the Arabian Sea takes you to the Elephanta Caves, a giant stone structure on an island.
How about wandering through the grape plants which are aplenty and participate in the wine tasting tours and wine festivals? Will it not be exciting ? you can have such a wonderful experience in Nashik, the city dotted with forts, palaces and hills paving way for trekking trails as well. The world renowned man made caves and carvings in the Ajanta and Ellora bordering the Aurangabad city in the central Maharashtra attracts lakhs of tourists every year.
Kanha National Park, Melghat Tiger Reserve and Nagzira wildlife sanctuary are the places where the nature is preserved and the open jeep safari to witness the residents of nature moving through the woods will be a vibrant part of your itinerary. The Kaas Plateau under the Sahyadri sub cluster of the Western Gahts is a popular tourist attraction recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The state boasts number of religions their places of worships. Huge architecturally wonderful temples and Dargahs make the city more colorful. The popular hill stations like Mahabaleshwar and Lonavala seeks the attention of the tourists all through the year.
Maharashtra welcomes you with all its color and contour for an enchanting experience ahead !