Travel to Maharashtra

Arranged in the western piece of the nation, Maharashtra happens to be the third biggest state in the country and stands second in populace among all Indian states. Encompassed by the Arabian Sea to its west, Gujarat to its northwest, Madhya Pradesh to its north, Karnataka to its south and Chhattisgarh and Telangana to its East, this condition of India is 3,07,713 sq km in region.

Travel to Maharashtra
Travel to Maharashtra

Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra as well as the financial capital of the entire country. Nagpur is known as the auxiliary capital of the state. Also known as the wealthiest state, Maharashtra contributes around 15% of the industrial output of the country and around 14% of its gross domestic product. The state has several wildlife sanctuaries, few national parks, and patronizes project Tiger which is an attempt to preserve the endangered species like the Bengal tiger, only to conserve the bio-heritage of the country. Maharashtra has a tropical monsoon climate and the annual rainfall is between 400 mm to 6000 mm annually, with the Konkan area receiving the maximum rainfall in the state. The average temperature varies in between 25 to 27 degree Celsius in a year. With six administrative districts and five main regions, Maharashtra has 19 Rajya Sabha or Upper House seats and 48 Lok Sabha or Lower House seats.

How to Reach Maharashtra
The state of Maharashtra is located in the western part of India and is an important industrialized state. The state also has many popular tourist attractions and a well-developed network of transportation to facilitate the growth of Maharashtra tourism. How to reach Maharashtra helps you with useful information to reach the state by air, rail or road for a hassle free travel to Maharashtra. By virtue of its strategic location, the state has access to air, road, rail and naval communication system. This advanced communication has played a significant role for the state to emerge as a prosperous one in India.

By Air

The state has two airports - one international (Chattarpati Shivaji International Airport) and another domestic (Santa Cruz Domestic Airport) - in its capital city Mumbai. All public and private airlines, like: Air India, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Kingfisher Airlines, Spice Jet, Air Deccan, operate regularly to and from Mumbai.

By Train

Mumbai is the state's most important Railway Station. A large number of important trains link the city to other important cities and states of India. There are also major Railway Stations in or close by the tourist destinations.

By Road

National Highway 17 and the National Highway 6 connect the state of Maharashtra with the rest of India. The state enjoys exceptionally good road network. Besides, a number of other National Highways and State Highways crisscross the state making it convenient to approach any city of Maharashtra from any part of the country. MSRTC (Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) runs several buses to and from the city to several other cities and states of the country. 


The state of Maharashtra is located in the western part of India and is an important industrialized state. The state also has many popular tourist attractions and a well-developed network of transportation to facilitate the growth of Maharashtra tourism. How to reach Maharashtra helps you with useful information to reach the state by air, rail or road for a hassle free travel to Maharashtra. By virtue of its strategic location, the state has access to air, road, rail and naval communication system. This advanced communication has played a significant role for the state to emerge as a prosperous one in India.

Places to See in Maharashtra

Mumbai
Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra. The city is known to give shape to dreams of many because of its plentiful resources, this is the reason it is often termed as the 'Dream city of India'. Mumbai is also the financial capital of India.
Gateway of India
Gateway of India
The places worth a view in the city are Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens, Mahalaxmi Temple, Haji Ali Shrine, Marine Drive and beaches of Juhu and Chowpathy. The city of Mumbai is a headquarters of the Bollywood.

A drive at the newly opened Bandra-Worli sea link at night is bound to leave you with long lasting memories.

Essel World is a most sought after place by the children in the country. The entry ticket varies from children to adult. There is also a discount on the ticket for the senior citizens. A ticket may cost you anywhere from 300-500 on weekdays. However, the prices almost double up during the week-ends.

Elephanta Caves
Only 10kms off the Mumbai Coast, a host of caves are located in an island amid the Arabian Sea. The caves, dating back to 450 to 750 AD display fine sculptures depicting the glory of Lord Shiva.
Elephanta Caves
Elephanta Caves
 Regular motorboats from the boat jetty in from of the Gateway of India would take you to the islands. The caves are declared an UNESCO World Heritage.
Address :- Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094
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Aurangabad
The city of Aurangabad is particularly famous for the heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora. A plethora of 29 rock cut Cave Mountains, these caves stand tall as an important symbol of architectural achievements of the country.
Aurangabad
Aurangabad
The mural paintings in Ajanta and the sculptures in Ellora along with their picturesque location would cast a spellbinding effect on you. The city owes its name to Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor, who made it a viceregal capital to rule over Deccan. Here, the emperor built Bibi-ka-Maqbara as a tribute to his mother. It is an imitation of the famous Taj Mahal. Pan Chaaki and the Darwazaas are examples of exceptionally skilled architecture of the bygone days.

Ganapatipule
Ganapatipule is a small village in Maharashtra which has a long stretch of beautiful beaches. A beach itself named Ganapatipule is the most beautiful and stunning of all the beaches.
Ganapatipule
Ganapatipule
Sun kissed beaches and lush greenery seem to be in an eternal love affair in chaste lands of Ganapatipule. There are also some water sports facilities here. Besides, a Ganpati (Lord Ganesha) temple is also located at the beach.

Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala and Khandala
Most of us have witnessed breath taking beauty of the hill stations of Maharashtra at least on television, if not in reality.
Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala and Khandala
Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala and Khandala
 Thanks to Bollywood and Aamir Khan, Khandala has been immortalized through a popular song in the conscience of every Indian. Mahabaleshwar is known as much for a temple as it is for being a renowned spot of honeymoon. The clean air, calm surrounding, placid lake and cascading waterfalls offer a retreat in striking contrast with the bustling cities.

Panchgani
Surrounded by five hills, Panchgani is a heaven on earth. The place has absolute beauty and picturesque surroundings.
Panchgani
Panchgani
This hill station is quite popular among travelers. You will find farm houses of many rich and famous personalities in Panchgani.

Pench National Park
Sprawling over an area of 257 sq km in the lower southern reaches of the Satpura hill ranges, it offers a splendid opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife in the spectacular natural setting.
Pench National Park
Pench National Park
Pench is also home to tigers, panthers, chital sambhar, barking deer, nilgai, black buck, gaur, wild boar, chausingha, sloth bears, langurs, monkeys, mouse deer, hyenas and flying squirrels, to name a few.
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Shirdi
Shirdi
Shirdi
Shirdi is a town located in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. Devotees from across the world visit the Shirdi Sai temple, built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba. Besides this temple, Shani Mandir, Narsimha Mandir, Kandoba Temple, Sakori Ashram and Changdev Maharaj Samadhi can be visited when one travels to Shirdi.

Pune
Well known as the "Queen of the Deccan" and "Oxford of the East", Pune is one city in Maharashtra worth visiting for its rich historic past as well as dazzling modern charm.
Pune
Pune
The green hills and beautiful lakes of Pune surely mesmerizes the visitors.

Tourist Map Of Maharashtra
Tourist Map Of Maharashtra
Tourist Map Of Maharashtra