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As Indian wine continues its coming of age, Nashik's growth potential as a wine tourism destination is wide open. India's best wines are produced locally and an afternoon touring the gorgeous vineyards in the countryside surrounding the city is a great reason to point your nose in Nashik's direction.

Every 12 years Nashik plays host to the grand Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering on Earth (the last one was in 2015, the next one is in 2027).

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$40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover the Holy city of Nashik in one day tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Akvin tourismWe are working on sustainable tourism. A part of our benefit goes to social cause like women empowerment and environment protection.Stop At: Sita Agni PrikshaWe will start our beautiful day in Nashik by visiting this temple first.During the exile of lord Ram, Shurpnakha (sister of devil Ravan) tried to seduce Ram. Angered, Ram ordered Lakshman to cut off Shurpnakha´s nose. This temple is the place where it happened. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Shri Laxman Rekha TempleThis will be our 2nd stop, we will explore where Sita got kidnapped by the demon Ravan.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Kalaram Temple, Nashik, Nashik District, MaharashtraThe Kalaram temple is old Hindu shrine dedicated to lord Ram. It is most important shrine in the city. The temple was found by Mr. Odhekar and was built around 1788. He had a dream that statue of Ram in black color was in Godavari river so he found it in real and built the temple.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Naroshankara Temple, Nashik, Nashik District, MaharashtraThis is 350 years old temple with carving and few sculptures. This temple is an alarm at the time of flood or in monsoon time because it has 20 tons of weight bell which get rings by the force of the water only. Local says, you can hear that noise in 15 KM radius.This is a great example of architectural style called Maya.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ramkund, Nashik, Nashik District, MaharashtraFrom Naroshankar temple, we will take a walk till Ramkund.During the walk, we will admire the different way of life around the sacred river called Godavari.We will see lots of people taking bath there which they consider a place for purifying themselves from the sins. At the same time, we will discover small Bramha temple which is under the water during 5 years and gets open only once.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: HOTEL PANCHAVATI YATRIWe will stop on a traditional thali restaurant for lunch Duration: 1 hourStop At: York Winery & Tasting Room, Nashik, Nashik District, MaharashtraAfter having authentic food, we will go to this vineyard to taste Indian wines with a knowledge of how they make it. This place has got a lovely view beside the Gangapur dam. So one can enjoy the wine with cool breeze along with beautiful view.Duration: 1 hour

$11 Cultural & Theme Tours

Shirdi to Nashik Trimbakeshwar Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Muktidham Temple, Nashik, Nashik District, MaharashtraMuktidham is a marble temple complex honoring various Hindu gods. It is a popular tourist attraction situated in the Nashik. It has replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas, which have been built as per dimension of original deities and have been sanctified by sending them to their respective pilgrimage centers. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna in the Muktidham complex. The walls of Krishna temple has paintings depicting scenes from the life of Krishna and Mahabharata. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple, Trimbak, Nashik District, MaharashtraTrimbakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of TrimbakThe temple is located between three hills namely Brahmagiri, Nilagiri and Kalagiri. The temple has three lingams representing Shiv, Vishnu and Brahma. The temple tank is called Amritavarshini. The temple has also several monasteries and samadhis of saints.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Panchavati GhatPanchavati, the name of the forest home of Rama, during his exile, in Ramayana. Panchavati, a famous religious and pilgrimage place in India, situated on the banks of River Godavari in Nasik, Maharashtra. River Godavari flows through Nashik and its Northern part is called as Panchavati. It is said that Lord Shri Ram and Sita along with Laxman stayed at Panchavati for some time. Thus Panchavati has gained holy importance. Duration: 2 hours

$150 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Wine Tasting in the Wine Capital of India

A private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel lobby in the morning at 9am for a day amidst a lush winery. Experience the Indian wine refinery in the outskirts of Nasik - the grape city of India. Enjoy the process of winemaking from grape to bottle in India’s premium winery accompanied by a veteran guide. Delight your taste buds with a variety of wines available in the ‘tasting room’ amidst the panoramic view of the vineyard, hills and lake. The journey through the winery premises is an experience in itself. Cherish an entire culture that surrounds the numerous traditions allied with the process of Grape Fermentation. You will also enjoy at delightful lunch at the winery after your wine tasting experience.

$200 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nasik - Winery Tour & Pandavleni Caves. Mumbai - Nasik - Mumbai

One day tour to Nasik. Winery tour and The Monk's Pandavleni caves. Mumbai – Nasik – Mumbai. Tour breakupTrip Details : Pick up from your Hotel or Airbnb or other desired location in MumbaiCar Type : Economy & Business Class Sleek SedanINCLUSIONS CHARGESUp to 4 passengersIncludes waiting time of 15 minutes. This tour includes inter-state tax, toll and parking. Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle. One bottle of water to every traveller.Entrance fees to sites for Pandaveleny Caves and the winery visit & wine tasting. Complimentary authentic Indian breakfast and Thali delicacies for lunch.EXCLUSIONS CHARGESAlcoholic drinksAdditional InfoDress code is smart casualA moderate amount of walking is involvedNot wheelchair accessibleThe duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditionsTrip itinerary.Around 220km from Mumbai, Nashik is a perfect one day getaway from Mumbai. Leave by 7 am from your hotel, breakfast on the road in a highway ‘dhaba’ where authentic Indian breakfast will be served.Reach Nasik by 10.30 am, start the day to visit Pandavleni Caves. Interestingly, these caves hold their importance and value till date. The Pandavleni Caves are a group of 24 caves that represent the Hinayana Buddhism. The mystic caves also comprise of musical fountains, museums and various outlets of food. Multiple monasteries, shrines, water tanks, pillars, and carvings can also be found inside.The architecture of these 24 caves are unique and impressive. The inside of these caves also consists of inscriptions which act as a significant study material for researchers and scholars till this day. There are beautiful sculptures, chambers, unique water structures and stone ladders too built inside the cave. Have to climb nearly 200 steps to reach the top and enjoy the breathtaking views.By 1230pm, it’s time to fuel up with a lavishing pure authentic Maharashtrian fine cuisine with a Thali delicacies. By 230pm, it’s time to discover the wineries of Nasik. Enjoy the wine tour in which you will be guided through the whole process of wine-making that ends with a wine-tasting session served with finely selected cheese from all over the world and a memorable walk through the vineyards. You can enjoy the sip of wines from these beautiful wineries and the never-ending views of the vineyards; acres of land with wine grape plants, wine factories and wine tasting. Perfect for wine lovers! Every beautiful thing must come to an end, By 430pm, it’s time to hit the road to return to Mumbai. A stopover for refreshments and/or dinner is highly recommended as the evening traffic in Mumbai can be hectic. Your chauffeur will do his best and aim to drop you at your hotel latest by 0830pm.