One can never fall short of things to do in Nashik. If you wish to take a break from the fast paced life in Mumbai or Pune, planning a weekend to Nashik will be the ideal stress buster. You could plan your trip at a budget hotel or take a look at a five star options like The Gateway Hotel offers for a quick getaway to Nashik.
Finding flights and booking accommodation that fit your budget as well as your schedule might not be an easy task. Once you’re done with the booking, you can spend some time thinking about more important things, such as figuring out what to see and what to do while you are in Nashik.
If you are religiously inclined, then you must definitely visit Nashik. This is where you can spend days going on various temple tours. Mukti dham is a temple that worships many Hindu gods. You will find the exact replicas of 12 Jyotirlings of Lord Shiva, here at Mukti dham. The walls of this temples have all 18 chapters of Bhagvad Gita carved beautifully on them.
For fun activities, you may plan a trip to the vineyards and orchards. Other interesting locales where you can plan your Nashik day trip include Trimbakeshwar, Sinnar, Yeola and Shirdi. Nashik is also the place where the very famous and historic Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years.
Eating out in Nashik is a tradition. Every local resident or visitor to this city enjoys food with love and enthusiasm. Today, the city is filled with multiple eating joints, multi-cuisine restaurants, and top-notch cafes catering to the different taste buds of each and every food enthusiasts.
The most popular activity in Nashik that visitors enjoy is exploring the vineyards and orchard. Taking a sip of wine and simply relaxing at one of the vineyards feels like heaven, to say the least. One simply can’t go without visiting the scenic vineyards and orchards in this picturesque city of Nashik. Some of the popular wineries include Sula Wines, Chateau Indage, Sankalp Wines, Renaissance Wines, Vintage Wines, and Flamingo Wines.
If history fascinates you, then you have to visit the 2000 years old Pandavleni Caves. Constructed by the Jain kings, Pandavleni is situated on top of Trivashmi Hill. It is hardly 8kms from Nashik. This place was once an abode to Jain saints, and includes around 24 caves. Apart from the vineyards and historical caves, Nashik also houses some very interesting museums such as the Coin Museum and Gargoti Museum. Take some time off your busy schedule to visit these museums, one of which is a renowned museum for zeolites.
Where to stay
There are several places to stay in Nashik and that includes luxury hotels, resorts, as well as budget hotels. The Gateway Hotel is one of best five star hotels in Nashik that provides all the comforts any modern traveller seeks.
When to Visit
The best time to visit Nashik is between the months of October and March. The weather during this period is at its best with a temperature varying between 8°C and 32°C – an ideal time for sightseeing and enjoying outdoor activities such as fishing and boating.