Hey Travelers, here I am with the Best 10 Romantic tourist places to visit in Maharashtra, there are mine favorite places too. This is the question I have been asked from many Marathi Peoples and many mores. So that’s why now we are going to Maharashtra Tour and visiting some Best 10 Romantic tourist places to visit in Maharashtra. So let’s start the journey of a small part of the big world.
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This is the first place which you have to visit when your thinking about places to visit in Maharashtra. Travel planning in Maharashtra means Mumbai is your 1st stop… why? Because you can go anywhere from here. Mumbai is the largest city and capital of Maharashtra. It is also a most populated city in India and 5th populous city in world. Mumbai is more affectionately known as the city of dreams. The city is a collection of 7 islands and was named after the goddess Mumbadevi.
It has been a part of many major empires including the Maurya, Chalukya and Rashtrakuta as well as Marathas. You can also go exploring the local attractions like Global Vipassana Pagoda which is perfect place for meditation; Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount for its splendor classic architecture; and a ferry ride to Elephanta Island to see the 600 AD caves and simply admire the artistic excellence.
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There is many places to visit in Maharashtra but the Pune has held an important position in history since the time of Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj; this place called as a land of peshwas. You have to visit places like Sinhagad Fort, occupying a small part of Bhuleshwar Range of Sahyadris and also Mulshi Dam, this romantic escape might just fill your hearts with awe. Pune also has a series of interesting historical sites that you simply can’t afford to miss. In the present times, it is an important educational, cultural and economic hub in Maharashtra.
The many places of historical importance in the city, date back to the Maratha empire and some famous examples among them are-Shaniwarwada, Shivneri Fort, Aga Khan Palace and Sinhagad Fort. There are many places of religious importance too like Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati temple, Chaturshringi Temple etc.
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Aurangabad is banquet for all history and caves lovers. Ajanta and Ellora Caves on top of the must visit places in India, this fabulous Maharashtra destination of Aurangabad must be on your go-to list. Aurangabad is named after the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. The culture of this town is heavily influenced by the Mughal and the Muslim culture of Hyderabad and Marathi and Urdu are the main languages spoken here. BIBI ka Maqbara is just like Taj Mahal, This is the romantic place they have.
This is one of the Best Hill Station at the Westerns Ghats in the states of Maharashtra, Matheran is an environment-friendly place that does not allow any vehicle, and thus, walking or taking a pony ride are the options you can choose from. Matheran is located at an elevation of approximately 800 meters above sea level. Matheran Is one the best beautiful places to visit in Maharashtra.
The city is famous for its cool and less humid climate and is a popular summer retreat for the population of Maharashtra. The major attractions in matheran that you can go for a sightseeing tour are Echo Point, Louisa Point, and Alexander Point as well as Charlotte Lake and Vikatgad Peb Fort. Matheran treats the adventure soul’s right with its lush green and forested routes that are rich in wildlife and best for trekking and hiking.
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Probably a place that is full of entertainment, activities and sports because there is many things to do for everyone, age does not matters. So to say, you may feel like being in a quaint little Italian town like Portofino. If you seek a quick getaway to see the nearby beauty of Lavasa, go for a trek to the surrounding wet forest and Mulshi Dam, for a more romantic and scenic sight, visit this dam during the monsoon season and the thin layered mist will certainly add an oomph to the place. If you want to have fun with your entire family then no better place than this. Here you enjoy playing indoor games and also enjoy a outdoor activities like water sports and adventure sports.
You only know about real natures beauty when you think about places to visit in Maharashtra, And if you Love Waterspouts and scuba diving, Guys then you have to visit Malvan. In India there are a very few places where scuba diving can be done and Malvan is one of them. Due to its relatively clear sea waters, Malvan serves as a perfect spot for scuba diving (done mostly with surface oxygen supply) and snorkeling. Near the outer walls of Sindhudurg fort one can see lots of live corals and colorful marine life under the sea. Malvan is a culturally and historically important town in the Sindhudurg district. Fishing is the main occupation of the region, which generally sees a hot and humid climate because of its proximity to the sea.
If you are seeking for a more secluded and romantic beach in Malvan, take a trip to the Kolamb Beach, you can expect to have an uninterrupted sight of the setting sun from this beach. Malvan is indeed one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra. Malvan also has finest local places to visit like Rajkot, Rock Garden Sunset Point, Sarjekot Fort, Padma Gad and various other religious places. Besides, you have to try the delicious Malvani dishes, Malvan trip was really good.
There were a lot of water sports activities to try but I really enjoyed the scuba diving. I was scared in the beginning as I am not a good swimmer actually I never swim in the sea before so. But the experts and trainers guided me and their instructions helped me a lot. When I was inside the water, believe me, it was so beautiful to see the marine life a completely new world of beauty. I will plan to visit again. Thanks to Sea Water Sports make my trip was memorable.
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If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the metro cities in India, especially Mumbai. More of a quiet and peaceful town, Alibaug is home to some of the best beaches that makes it one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra. Being a beach destination in Maharashtra, Alibaug’s effulgent pride is the Nagaon Beach. It has a peaceful environment, beautifully surrounded by tall coconut and palm trees. This beach looks stunning during the sunrise. Alibaug has numerous beaches, and all the beaches are only a few minutes’ drives away from each other, so you won’t have to worry about which beach to visit and which one to leave out.
Most Visited Beach?
The most visited in the beach in Alibaug is, of course, Alibag beach, which offers a spectacular of view of not only the sunrise and sunset but of the Colaba fort as well, which you can take a short boat ride to. The Colaba fort was once the cornerstone of the Maratha Empire, and most of the fort is still in good shape. Other popular beaches in the area include Kihim Beach, and Nagaon Beach, with Kihim beach being a photographer’s paradise.
The beach offers a stunning view of the Gateway of India from its bay, and you can sit and sip on a cool drink on the sand under the orchard of coconut trees lining the beach, and while away o lazy afternoon or two. Alibag Beach, the most commercial area in the town, has black sand and rock faces that make it a scenic location along with the new addition of water sports like jetskis and boating. Another site worth seeing is Janjira Fort which is known for its big canons, secret tunnels, and rounded bastions that are still intact. It is recommended to spend at least one night in Alibag and enjoy the many cottage accommodations on offer.
You have to enjoy the monsoon, you like to roam in the rain, You like to enjoy the cold winds of the mountains in the rain then guys Lonavala is the best pace for you. Lonavala is the popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai; this is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers. Encompassed by thick woods, waterfalls, and dams, Lonavala is an absolutely wonderful hill-station to visit.
The Monsoon season is the places to visit in Maharashtra and best time to visit Lonavala, i.e. July to October, to see the lush green splendor of the Sahyadris in all its glory. Bhushi Dam is the most popular tourist spot; simply sitting on the steps of the dam or on the rocks beneath and enjoying the force of the water is a great experience in itself. Lonavala has several tourist places in the form of caves, lakes, forts and waterfalls. Lonavala is also famous for its chikkis, sample the original ones at Maganlal Chikki, where you can also find fudges, jellies, and other savories. Carry umbrellas and warm clothes with you.
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Panchgani attracts many tourists throughout the year. Panchgani’s famous ‘table land’ has been the location for many Indian Movies, recently the location for the acclaimed movie “Taare Zameen Par” and “Agent Vinod”. The fresh air and invigorating climate of Panchgani made it a good place for convalescence, especially for those suffering from tuberculosis. Thus Panchgani became famous as a health resort. Panchgani has the most pleasant weather and it doesn’t fluctuate much throughout the year. The temperature ranges between 16 to 18 degrees Celsius. The hill station receives heavy rainfall between June to September.
The best time to visit Panchgani is from September to May when cool wind blows, flowers bloom, and the weather is just right for sightseeing. Panchgani is a hill station in Maharashtra, known for its scenic views. Five hills form the Sahyadri mountain ranges offer Panchgani its name. The picturesque backdrop of hills on one side and coastal plains on the other makes for an amazing view. In the British era, the place was treated as a summer resort and hence many colonial period establishments can be seen here. Mahabaleshwar is like a twin city to Panchgani.
Just a few kilometers from Malvan, Tarkarli is another fabulous place to be in to have a perfect beach holiday; charming and green by its appearance, it offers a lot of joy to the vacationers. This destination is perfect for a family holiday with kids and for honeymooners too. Just pass an array of coconut trees and you will be greeted with an outstretched beach which is the main attraction of the place. There is a wide range of resorts in Tarkarli that offer luxe treatment and all you have to do during your much-needed vacation is to sit back relax and enjoy every single moment offered by Tarkarli. This destination is also a popular hotspot for water sports activities, here you can enjoy scuba diving and motorboat rides along with other enthralling beach sports.
How Long ?
Tarkarli beach is part of a long stretch of fine white sand beach which extends to Wayari to its north and extends upto Devbaug Sangam where the Karli river meets the arabian sea to its south. The entire stretch of Tarkarli beach is almost 8 kms long. This gorgeous beach should be the first place to be if you are planning a visit to Tarkarli village! Among all the stunning beaches within the Konkan coastline of the region, Tarkarli Beach has the most captivating white sands. While the tepidness of this sandy retreat serves as an ideal destination to seek for some pleasantly lazy moments, the azure sea and the tranquil backwater of the Karli River add more to the fun and fascination of the day.
A paradise for the water sport lovers, Tarkarli Beach is a perfect destination to enjoy and witness the grooviness of the majestic sea. Starting from several forms of exciting water rides to the extremely fun-filled parasailing, this amazing beach offers everything!
Those are the most beautiful and most visted places to visit in Maharashtra.