Nasik(The Grape Capital of India)

Nasik is a city in Maharashtra. This place has recently gained lot of popularity as a tourist destination especially due to its famous vineyards. It is three and a half hour drive from Mumbai. Best period to visit this place is from October to June. Nasik is filled with lot of greenery which is very refreshing for our eyes. Let me further list down the points to discuss
·       Hotels
·       Restaurants
·       Sight Seeing places
Luxurious Resort Hotels
·   The Gateway by Taj (I personally recommend this place, as this hotel is a superb resort hotel with a lot of greenery and an affordable one.  They also have a kids play area in their huge garden. Luxury at a reasonable price)
If you want to spend time amidst the lush green vineyards then these are the great resort options for a stay:
·       Beyond by Sula
·       The Source at Sula
·       Soma Vine Village
Semi Luxurious Hotels
·       IBIS
·       Holiday Inn Express
·       Express Inn
·       Ginger
·      Panchvati Gaurav (Gujarati Thali)
·      Little Italy in Sula vineyard (great restaurant to enjoy Italian cuisines with a sip of wine)
There are many local places to enjoy missal pav which is a popular Maharashtrian dish
·      Sadhana Chulivarchi Misal is one of the popular places
Sightseeing Places
Nasik is popular for its grapes. It is also known as the grape capital of India. Recently many vineyards have gained popularity here. Sula and Soma vineyards are the two most popular vineyards in Nasik.
Sula and Soma Vineyards: You can take a tour of the beautiful vineyards. They also have wine tasting. The tour includes visit to vineyards and wine tasting. Also, many hotels and resorts provide free vouchers and discount vouchers for the visit. You can enquire at the reception of the hotel about the vouchers before your visit.
River Godavari: The holy river Godavari has its source from Nasik. You can enjoy the beauty of this soothing river in the evenings. You can also visit many ancient temples around the source of the river.
Triambakeshwar Temple: This is an ancient temple where you can worship Lord Shiva. This temple is located near the source of River Godavari.

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