Maharashtra Tour Package
|Best Maharashtra Tour Packages
||No. of Days
|Panch Jyotirlinga Tour from Pune
||02 Days / 01 Night
||Rs. 8, 500
|Lonavala Khandala Mahabaleshwar Packages
||04 Days / 03 Nights
||Rs. 15, 000
|Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Darshan
||06 Days / 05 Nights
||Rs. 19, 500
|Mumbai Shirdi Goa Tour Packages
||08 Days / 07 Nights
||Rs. 22, 500
|5 Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra
||08 Days / 07 Nights
||Rs. 35, 999
Tour Packages from Maharashtra
Religion: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity and Sikhism
Best Time to Visit Maharashtra: July and August
Popular Foods of Maharashtra: Pav Bhaji, Vada Pav, Puran Poli and more...
Area: 307,713 km²
Population: 11.42 cores
Popular Festival in Maharashtra: Ganesh Chaturthi
International Airport of Maharashtra: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), Mumbai, Pune International Airport (PNQ), Pune, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG), Nagpu.
The first well-known rulers of Maharashtra where the Satvahanas (230 BC to 225 AD) who were the founders of the Maharashtra and have left a plethora of literary, epigraphic, artistic and archaeological evidence. Then came the Vakatakas who established a pan-Indian empire.
While the Bahamani rule brought a degree of cohesion to the land and its culture a uniquely homogeneous evaluation of Maharashtra as an entity became a reality under the able leadership of Shivaji.
In the modern era, the administrative evolution of the State of Maharashtra is the outcome of the linguistic re-organization of the States in India, effected on May 1, 1960. The Sate was formed by bringing together all contiguous Marathi-speaking areas.
Maharashtra as a holiday destination is gaining popularity; the state offers unique holiday experiences such as Hill stations, Pilgrimage, Culinary, Art and Theatre, and many more.
The important tourist centers in while undertaking Maharashtra Tours are as follows:
Pilgrimage Centers in Maharashtra
Ashtavinayak Temple: 8 places where 'Swayambhu' (self-formed) figures of Sri Lanka Ganesh are found.
Madh: A – Pune 80km, R- Khandala 20km.
Morgaon: A Pune 85 km, R – Jejuri 17 km.
Siddhatek: A- Pune 99 km, R – Daund 20 km.
Audumbar: Temple of Dattatraya and Brahamanand Swami Math; A – Belgaum 183km, R – Bhiwadi 6 km.
Aundha Nagnath: Believed to be the first (adya) of the 12 Jyotirlingas shrines; A Aurangabad 210 km, R – Chondi 21 km.
Bahubali: A Jain pilgrim centre with a huge figure of Bahubali; A – Belgaum 143 km, R – Halkanangale 11 km – Kolhapu 32 km.
Battis Shirala: Important during Nagapanchami festival; A Belgaum 150 km, R – Sangli 73 km.
Dehu: Birthplace of saint-poet Tukaram; A – Pune 34 m, R – Dehu Road.
Ganapatipule: Has an ancient temple of sri Ganapati built on a rock; A and R – Ratnagiri 50.
Jejuri: Temple of Khandoba; a – Pune 38 km, R – jejuri.
Maheshmal: Fair held at the Girija Bhavani temple on Chaitra Poornima day; A and R -Aurangabad 40 km.
Nasik: One of the Hindu sacred cities. The Sinhastha fair is held here once in 12 years. Trimbakeshwar on hilltop has a Jyotirlingas shrine; A and R Nasik 8 km.
(Part of the Maharashtra jyotirlinga tour)
Pandharpur: Temple of Vithoba and Rukmani; A Pune 204 km, R – Kurduwadi 57 km.
Parli Vaijnath: One of the Jyotirling shrines; A – Nanded 120 km, R – Parli Vaijnath.(Part of the Maharashtra jyotirlinga tour)
Shirdi: renowed for its association with the mystic saint Sai baba; A – Nasik 86 km, R – Kopargaon 18 km.
Tuljapur: Goddess Tulja Bhawani presented a Sword to Chhatrapati Shivaji here; A – Aurangabad – 257 km, R – Sholapur 40 km.
Besides the above there is an all-important city of Mumbai which is considered the business and corporate center in India, Maharashtra, the great land as the name itself suggestion, has great diversity of riches to offer to the tourists. Overlooking the vast expanses of the Arabian Sea on one side, Maharashtra is a strong blend of very traditional and very contemporary, each co-existing with the other with surprising ease. Swan Tours - a leading travel agent in Delhi, India can customize Maharashtra holiday tour package exclusively for you.
Best time to visit Maharashtra
Travel to Maharashtra, the most effective time to check out Maharashtra is the month of October to February period, when it is usually hot and also completely dry (though the eastern side of the state may get a few showers). Temperature levels increase from the moth of March to May, when it can get uneasy, and thunderstorms are not unusual. The downpour generally hits in June as well as lasts till September, with July the wettest month; most resorts in the hill terminal of Matheran close throughout this period. It is also well worth trying to synchronize your see with one of the state's several celebrations.
Maharashtra Travel Tips
Holiday in Maharashtra is not challenging as various other visitor destinations. People right here are friendly and participating. The Maharashtra government in cooperation with the central federal government has instituted lot of tourism centres around the state in significant cities and also communities.
But still foreign travelers need to understand a couple of outfits and also practices of this state, so that they can take pleasure in the vibrant cultural heritage of this substantial state. Every district of Maharashtra has unique societies.
As whole India, is a bit traditional matching to western countries, foreign travelers need to constantly keep in mind concerning what they wear and also do. Visitors also need to look after the standards of the spiritual areas.