With the picturesque Western Ghats to one side and the gorgeous coastal belt of Konkan on the other, Maharashtra is often called the 'Gateway to the Heart of India'. The picturesque landscape of Maharashtra offers an ideal retreat to enjoy adventures, surprises and serenity with friends and family. A vacation exploring the beautiful state of Maharashtra provides the much needed respite from the monotony and escape from the hustle and bustle of life. Whether you wish to spend some laid back time on the beaches or enjoy the verdant greenery, explore the world heritage sites or unleash your party demons in the best cosmopolitan cities, Maharashtra has got something for everyone.
There is a reason why these amazing sites are considered as the best sightseeing tours in Maharashtra. If you wish to revisit the heritage of Maharashtra, the ancient forts and palaces in Pune and Ratnagiri are the best places to be. Centuries-old temples situated in places like Pandharpur, Ozar still offer the true portrayal of traditions, offering sanctuary to pilgrims. For pilgrims Siddhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church, Haji Ali, Grishneshwar Temple, Bhimashankar Temple, Trimbakeshwar Temple and Shirdi Baba Temple are religious places to visit in Maharashtra. The mesmerizing hill stations of Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala, Matheran are the ideal places to relax against the picturesque backdrop of the mountains with the morning mist greeting your face.
Also the UNESCO world heritage sites like Ajanta and Ellora caves add to the quaint allure to the idyllic vacation. Some of the best beaches there are Ganpatipule Beach, Shriwardhan Harihareshwar Beach, Madh Island Beach, Tarkarli Beach, Chowpatty Beach, Juhu Beach and Vengurla Malvan where you can appreciate some serenity. For adrenaline junkies, Maharashtra has no room for disappointment offering a wide array of exciting activities. The sprawling greenery and the extraordinary nature offer the wonderful weekend getaways to enjoy an enchanting vacation. With a diverse mix of tourist attractions, Maharashtra has some top notch sightseeing tours which you will appreciate.
Shinde Wadi hills is famous among the Kamshet attractions as one of the best paragliding spots. However, it is also known for its ravishing sunrise and sunset view. One should surely visit this place early in the morning to get a look at the enthralling sunrise providing you with peace. Traverse along with the bounties of Shinde wadi hills as the greenery and refreshing cool winds will make you fall in love with this spot. Places to visit in Kamshet are numerous yet this place will never disappoint you in any way. Spotted at a height of 200 feet, the hills will enchant you with the best experience of paragliding. Location: 2 kilometers from KamshetBest Time: February-May and October-December
Cave exploration in Kamshet is incomplete without visiting the Buddhist Bedse Caves, which are said to be built in the first century. Like most caves, these also have a dark, damp, and mystic allure about them. As you enter, you will see a temple with ancient carvings of elephants, horses, etc. on the walls. A beautifully carved ceiling and pillars arch the monastery inside, which is a must-see. This is one of the best places to visit in Kamshet to spend time meditating or simply being with oneself in the silent & serene environs of the caves. Location: 10 kilometres from Kamshet.Best time: Monsoons months of June-September.