Nashik is a ancient holy city of India located in the state of Maharashtra. The city is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and also serves as a landing site for pilgrims heading for Shirdi and Trambakeshwar. Nashik plays host to the Kumbh Mela once in 12 years. The city of Nashik offers plenty of interesting sites to explore and like Tapovan, Panchvati, Trambakeshwar, Kalaram Temple, Pandav Leni, Anjaneri Parvat and much more. For souvenirs tourists can shop for varied silverware and ornaments, which is a specialty of the region. A must do in the city is to gorge on the spicy savory snack ‘missal pav’, which is another specialty of the region.
Nashik is a well-connected region to various corners of the country by means of air, rail and roadways. Along with the private players varied state bus services like MSRTC, KSRTC, RSRTC, GSRTC offer regular services connecting Nashik to various points in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka. Some of the popular bus routes include Nashik to Mumbai
, Nashik to Pune
, Nashik to Shirdi
, Nasshik to Surat, Nashik to Ahmedabad and much more. Nashik bus bookings are fairly simple and hassle free with the availability of online bus tickets on varied websites like redBus.in.
There are plenty of interesting sites that are worth a visit for all tourists and locals over a weekend or so. Some of the popular destinations near Nashik include Shirdi (285 km), Trimbakeshwar (38km), Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Saptashringi Devi Temple, Nandurmadhmeshwar, Bhandardara (70km) and much more.