Know About splendid and eventful tour of Kumbh Mela City, Nasik : Maharashtra – Nasik Tour & Travel Guide

Religious city Nasik is among the holiest Hindu places and one among the four destinations of most scared Kumbh Mela. Kumbh is fabulous religious celebration held at interval of four years. Nasik become more religiously significant with location of one of twelve Jyotirlingas [naturally occurring Lingas] at Trimbakeshwar other eleven Jyotirlinga are situated at Onkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh, Somnath in Gujarat, Mallikarjuna at Srisailam in Andra Pradesh, Mahakaleswar at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh, Kedarnath in Himalayas, Bhimashankar in Maharastra, Viswanath at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, Vaidyanath at Deogarh in Jharkand, Nageswar at Dwarka in Gujarat, Rameshwar at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and Grishneshwar at Aurangabad in Maharastra.

Hinayana Buddhist caves are making the city pilgrimage destination for Buddhist also. Nasik is also famous for agricultural production and home of Indian Security Press [printing of Indian currency] and Yashwantrao Chavan Mahrashtra open university [Distance learning].

Vibrant city Nasik is ideal travel destination for its scenic beauty as city is surrounded by nine hills. Nasik is among the biggest Onion markets of the country and famous as the onion export center of Maharashtra.

Being a Hindu Pilgrimage city Nasik Hotels are always feeling pressures of providing tourist accommodation of varied nature and choice. There are many Dharamshala also where tourist can stay at very nominal expenses.


Vital Tourist Information : Nasik

Location :
Nasik is situated in the Deccan peninsula in the Western Ghat on the banks of sacred river Godawari in the Maharashtra State.


Near By City : Mumbai


State : Maharashtra [India]


Famous as / For :
Religious City - Pilgrimage Destination - Onion Export


Weather & Climate :
City have quite pleasant winter climate, barring hot summer months [April - June] and a bit more humid rainy months [July - September].


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 42°C Min. 21°C
Winter : Max.28°C Min. 6°C.


Best Time to Visit :
October to March is the best time to visit Nasik for a pleasure trip. Though being a city of religious importance and Industrial town Nasik have tourists through out the year.


Spoken Languages :
Marathi - Hindi - Sindhi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
Nasik hotels and restaurants are offering range of cuisine including traditional Maharashtra dishes, Indian, Chinese and Continental recipes.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Being a religious city, pilgrimage oriented place Nasik is the good place to shop goods of religious importance. City is also a good place to purchase Jewelry.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Darna lake - Deolali Camp - Dhammagiri - Randha falls
Religious Places : Hinayana caves - Kalaram Mandir - Someshwar - Sundarnarayan Temple - Trimbakeshwar - Temples at Panchvati


How To Reach Nasik Maharashtra [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Nasik is on the routes of trains heading from Mumbai to Delhi, Allahabad and Kolkatta so city is much accessible by train journey.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Nasik have a effective road web [NH3 and State highway 50] buses are plying regularly from Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and other nearby cities for getting here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Nasik is on the air travel map of country and have own airport for domestic flights.