Nasik offers a great experience for the tourists to indulge ourselves into the spirituality and enjoy the serene and pristine beauty of it. It gives a lifetime experience for the tourists and the history buffs when Nasik is explored.
Dudhsagar falls is popular for its panoramic view of scenery that flows with an avalanche of water. It flows in full force in the monsoon seasons that invites the tourists eyes. It is one of the tallest waterfall with plumes flowing from the height of 310 metres. It is a four tiered waterfall located in the state of Goa and Karnataka. Dudhsagar can be enjoyed by train between castle rock and kulem stations which is a breathtaking scene to be pictured as much as possible through our minds. From the Kulem checkpoint , the government jeeps are functioning to take the tourists in a bumpy ride to visit the Dudhsagar falls. Another way of enjoying the mighty sight of Dudhsagar falls is by boarding into a train that passes Castle Rock and Londa junction.
It is a famous winery that was founded in the year 1998 which is located in Nasik that is popular for its grape wines, such as Chenin Blanc,Brut Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, Satori Merlot, Dia Red, Riesling, Seco and Zinfandel. The company debuted with a mere 30 acre estate and has expanded its vineyard to 1800 acres in and around Nasik and Karnataka. They host wine tasting and vineyard tours all around the year and gained a huge popularity over the years. We can unwind from the buzzling urban life and enjoy a leisure vacation in the luxury property situated in Nasik and take up a wonderful journey for the first ever experience of wine tasting in India. The varieties of the wines range from red, white, sparkling and rose. They also serve imported wines from brands like Remy Cointreau and Asahi. We can also indulge in grape stomping and Sula Fest or have a brunch in the Little Italy or Soma restaurants for the fullest experience.
Situated at a distance of 8 kms from Nasik, these are the ancient rock cut caves situated in the Trivashmi Hills that have been in existence for 2000 years that dates back to 2nd and 3rd century AD. These caves have not lost its significance up until now which is actually a group of 24 caves depicting Hinayana Buddhism. These enchanting caves also holds musical fountains, museums , monasteries, shrines, historical stupas, rock carvings, sculptures, stone ladders and multiple chambers. Satavahanas and Kshaharatas are the successful rulers who built these caves that remained as home to most popular buddhist monks like Ambika Devi, Tirthankara Rishabhdeo, and Veer Manibhadra Ji. The architecture of the caves are unique in its own way with significant inscriptions upon it.
It is one of the important temples of 12 Jyotirlingas , an avatar of Lord Shiva. Seated at the foothills of Brahmagiri Hills, we gain the supreme power when we chant the Mrityunjaya Mantra that signifies the immorality and longevity for the humans. It was built by Peshwa Nana Saheb in the 18th century as a classic architecture. In the heart of hustling market town, the temple shines in its glory attracting a million visitors every year. The unique feature of the Jyotirlinga is the composition of the idol with three heads, one symbolizing Lord Brahma, other symbolizing Lord Vishnu and the final one symbolizing Lord Shiva. The strong vibrations are felt in the stoned walls of the temple with devotees praying to wash off their sins. Trimbak is the best way to do some soul searching and explore the spirituality within us.
Sita Gufa is a temple which houses the idols of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana along with a Shivalinga which is said to be the one that was worshipped by Goddess Sita. The Sita Gufa is a tiny cave temple that is situated at the foothills of Panchavati referring to five banyan trees each marked with the numbers. This spiritually charged place lets us to go inside the temple by cringing ourselves to enter the 2.5 to 3 feet high cave and meditate in peace. The gufa has two rooms one with Lord Rama, lakshmana and Sita and the other room with Shivalinga after which we can climb up and come out of the cave. The Ram devotees can visit Ramkund and enjoy the Kumbh Mela which happens for every 12 years, the previous one being held in 2015 and the next to happen in 2027.