5 awesome places to visit in Maharashtra this summer!
Every once in a while taking the time off from your daily schedule to relax and rejuvenate is not only very crucial for one’s overall health but also helps in fostering greater bonding with the family. Now with vacation comes the issue of deciding upon a holiday destination where everyone can have fun and at the same time relax and rejuvenate. One such great state to explore is Maharashtra that offers a rich blend of culture, history, fun and relaxation. Here are a few must-visit destinations in Maharashtra.
Mumbai: The first name that comes in mind when it comes to Maharashtra tourism in Mumbai. Mumbai is one of the most exciting places to visit. Home of Bollywood, Mumbai offers plenty of things to do and see in the city besides obviously posing in front of favourite actor’s house. Few of the prominent places to visit in Mumbai include – the Gateway of India, Elephanta Island, Marine Drive, Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu Beach, Siddhi Vinayak Temple and Haji Ali Dargah among others.
Pune: Fondly referred to as the ‘Oxford of the east’ owing to the presence of several prestigious institutions Pune is a glorious city to holiday in. The city offers plenty of things to see and do right from amusement parks, caves, historical monuments to lakes and dam. Few of popular places to visit in Pune include – Shaniwar Wada (home of Bajirao Peshwa I), Aga Khan Palace, National War Museum, Bund Garden and Pataleshwar Cave Temple.
Mahabaleshwar: Mahabaleshwar is a resplendent hill station offering a welcome respite from the hot and humid summers. The hill station is a popular tourist spot and renowned for its verdant greens, cascading waterfall, historical forts, serene and obviously strawberries. It is the perfect place to head to enjoy as well as relax with family in the cool and pleasant weather of Mahabaleshwar.
Wai: Wai located in the Satara district of Maharashtra is the perfect adventure hub where you are guaranteed to have a thrilling experience. This tiny little hamlet sitting on the banks of River Krishna offers plenty of exciting things to do and see, some of which include – rafting, kayaking, river crossing, trekking, ATV rides and star gazing among others. Although a tiny town there is no dearth of good hotels, Air BNB’s and resorts in Wai to choose from, so you can have a pleasant stay
Lonavala: Lonavala is a popular weekend getaway spot for the people of Mumbai and Pune who throng to this hill station to seek respite in the cool and pleasant Lonavala weather from the hot and humid summers. Lonavala too offers plenty of great tourist attractions that make for a great visual experience like the Kune Falls, Lohagad Fort, Tiger’s point, Lonavala Lake, Bushi Dam, Karla caves and much more. Being a popular tourist haunt there is no dearth of quality hotels and resorts in Lonavala that offer a great relaxing experience.
One such unique luxury resort in Lonavala is the Machan treehouse resort that can easily be said to be one of the gems of Lonavala owing to its amazing location and novel concept. Built on the concept treehouses, Machan offers treehouse accommodation to its guests that is sure to be enjoyed by both the kids and adults. Sitting amidst a dense forest, the Machan treehouse is comfortably perched 30 – 40 feet above ground and offers stunning views of the surroundings.
If you are looking for a unique and memorable stay simply head over to Machan treehouse resort and get to feel and see nature like never before.