Nashik

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

Day 1: Nashik and Surrounding

Nashik, a city in Maharashtra, holds great religious significance and is renowned as the “Grape City.” One of its notable attractions is Muktidham, a temple complex that features replicas of the 12 Jyotirlingas, along with numerous Hindu Goddess temples. According to mythology, Lord Shri Ram, during his journey from Ayodhya to Rameshwaram, spent some time in Panchavati, a location within Nashik. It is believed that he performed the last rituals of his father at Ram Kund, situated along the banks of the sacred River Godavari. The area also boasts the intriguing Kala Ram temple, the serene Sita Gumpha cave, and the revered Gora Ram Mandir, all nestled on the picturesque banks of the Godavari River.

At a driving distance of about 30 min. is Bhagur the birthplace of Swatayantraveer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, one must visit the place and pay homage to the great Patriot and Revalushanist who has been sentenced to TWO life imprisonment at Cellular Jail in Andaman.

Day 2: Nashik – Trimbakeshwar

Embark on your day with a visit to the Mint of the Reserve Bank of India and the intriguing Coin Museum, offering insights into India’s monetary history. Afterwards, set out on a journey to Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlingas in India and one of five in the state of Maharashtra. This temple is nestled at the foothills of the majestic Bramhagiri mountains, providing a serene and spiritual atmosphere.

En route to Trimbakeshwar, make a stop at Pandav Leni, a fascinating complex of ancient caves. For those interested in Indian cinema, a must-visit attraction is the Dada Saheb Phalke Institute, located adjacent to the Pandav Caves, where you can delve into the history and heritage of Indian cinema.