A Blissful Bhutan
Nepal
Andaman & Nicobar
Best of Nilgiries
A Vibrant Gujarat
Uttarakhand
Kerala- God's on Country
Royal Rajasthan
Heavenly Himachal
Kashmir- A Paradise on Earth
Eastern Himalaya(Sikkim)
Exotic Goa
Marvelous Maharashtra
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SAPUTARA
A picturesque hill station located 1000 m above the sea level with a nice bracing cool climate, Saputara the 'Adobe of Serpents', is located in the forest region of Dangs of Sahyadari Ranges. The town, the only hill station in Gujarat, is situated on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. The ambiance is very cool through out the seasons and the maximum temperature experienced here is 28 degrees in summer months.

As per the Hindu mythology, Lord Ram spent his 11 years of exile in the dense forests of Saputara. There is a deity of a serpent (snake) placed on the banks of the river Sarpaganga. Local tribal folks pay worship to this serpent god and celebrate festivals like Holi. Saputara is enriched with natural relics and bio diversity, with awesome climate of chilly air and the terrains covered with mists in the evenings.
Altitude : 1000 meters,
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 23, Max 44; Winter- Min 10, Max 36
Best Season : March to October.
Places Of Interest :
Pandava Caves, Saputara Lake, Hatgadh Fort, Nageshwar Mahadev Temple, Step garden, Echo Point
Reach :
By Air: The nearest airport is Diu- kms, Nashik-90 kms, Mumbai- 210 kms.
By Rail: Waghai- 50 kms, Kikakui Road train station is very close to Saputara
By Road: Ahmedabad-400 kms, Baroda-265 kms, Silvasa-135 kms, Vapi- 130 kms
SILVASA
Silvassa is located in the union territory of Dardar and Nagar Havelli. The Union territory on the whole is paradise for trekkers and backpackers. For tourists who are interested in adventure on the wild side, Silvassa and its surrounding areas will be treat. Silvassa has a Portuguese heritage and a distinct indo-Portuguese culture can be seen.

The city is famous for its natural beauty and its numerous gardens. The deer sanctuary and the lion safari are new and upcoming places in the city. Due to its Portuguese heritage there are many Roman-Catholic churches around the city. The city has become an industrial hub and has a floating population. Many different cultures can be seen in the city due to the constant influx of people. Silvassa is an ideal place to visit throughout the year.
Altitude : 32 meters
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 18, Max 38; Winter- Min 10, Max 29
Best Season : November to March
Places Of Interest :
Hirwa Van Garden, Island Garden, Lion Safari Wild Park,Vanganga Lake, Banganga Lake, Tribal Museum, Khanvel
Reach :
By Air: The nearest airport is Diu- 25 kms, Nashik-100 kms, Mumbai- 120 kms.
By Rail: Vapi-15 kms.
By Road: Ahmedabad-400 kms, Baroda-265 kms, Surat-131kms, Mumbai-171 kms, Nashik-144 kms.
PANCHMARHI
An all-season hill resort, Pachmarhi nestles in Satpura ranges with its enchanting forest glades, giggling ravines and fascinating wildlife. It has its archaeological assets too. There are rock paintings, said to be dating back to thousands of years, in the caves of Mahadeo hills. Pachmarhi was discovered in 1857 by a Bengali lancer. The British developed it as a hill resort. The location has been named Priyadarshini Point
Places Of Interest :
Apsara Valley, Rajat Pratap Fall, Duchess Fall, Sunder Kund, Saunder's Pool, Mahadeo Hills, Chhota Mahadeo, Chauragarh, Jata Shanker Caves.
Reach :
By Air: The nearest airport is Bhopal- 195 kms.
By Rail: Pipariya- 47 kms on the Mumbai-Howrah mainline, via Allahabad, is a convenient railhead.
By Road: There are bus services from Bhopal, Hoshangabad, and Nagpur. Taxis are available from Pipariya.
MAHABALESHWAR
Not far from Pune and Mumbai is Mahableshwar, the most popular hill station in Maharashtra, located at an altitude of 1372 meters. A number of vantage points, excellent views, pretty waterfalls and a lake with boating and fishing facilities are some of its major attractions
Places Of Interest :
Walks and excursions to viewing points such as Elphistone Point, Babington Point, Bombay Point, Kate’s Point and waterfalls like Chinaman’s Falls and Dhobi Falls are pleasant, Venna Lake and Panchganga Temple
Excursions :
Pratapgarh Fort, and Panchgani
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Pune- 120kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Pune- 247kms.
By Road: Bombay- 290kms, Pune-247kms.
MATHERAN
Situated at an altitude of 800 mt this picturesque hill station is the nearest to Mumbai, lying 104 km away. It is an undulating hilltop cloaked in shady trees and ringed by walking tracks leading to lookouts that drop sheer to the plains. Matheran truely is Maharashtra's one of the most beautiful and well maintained hill station. The availability of road and railway have made it accessible to all people irrespective of their age. This cool eco-friendly hill station is perfectly perched at the Matheran ranges of Sahyadri Mountains and the picturesque surroundings with eye catching attractions invite thousands of tourists every year to Matheran. This hill station has the unique distinction that the vehicles are banned from entering the hill station limits, keeping Matheran as an unpolluted tourist spot.
Altitude : 800 meters
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 22, Max 40; Winter- Min 12, Max 33
Best Season : October to May
Places Of Interest :
Echo Point, King George Point, Charlott Lake, Louisa Point, panorama Point, One Tree hill point, Shivaji Ladder
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Mumbai- 120kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Neral- 20kms.
By Road: Bombay- 110 kms, Pune-140kms, Lonavala-40 kms Mahabaleshwar- 210 km
LONAVALA-KHANDALA
Lonavala is a Hill station in Maharashtra. Also known as the jewel of the Sahyadri Mountains. . It is a romantic gateway from the hustle and bustle of the crowded metropolitan life in Mumbai and Pune. This Hill Station is also a popular Health Resort in the western ranges on the sahyadri,It Is situated on a height of 625 mtrs. above sea level and is a popular gateway from Mumbai and Pune. It also serves as a starting point for tourists interested in visiting the famous, ancient Buddhist rock cut caves of Bhaja and Karla, which are located near this hill station.
Altitude : 625 meters
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 22, Max 40; Winter- Min 12, Max 33
Best Season : October to May
Places Of Interest :
Bhaja Caves, Bushy Dam, Karla Caves, Koregad Fort, Lohgad Fort, Tilak Fort, Small Hill Station Khandala-5 kms
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Pune & Mumbai
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Pune- 65kms.
By Road: Pune-65 kms, Bombay- 95 kms, Matheran, 40 kms, Khandala- 5 km, Mahabaleshwar- 180 km
ALIBAGH
Alibag meaning Garden of Ali, is a coastal town is located in the Raigad district of the Konkan region. Alibag is a weekend picnic spot for the citizens of Mumbai. It is also a famous center for business conferences. Most of the people in the city own farms and cottages which are a few hundred meters from the sea shore. As Alibag is surrounded by sea on all 3 sides, it is known as Goa of Maharashtra.

The town and its bordering villages are the historic back-country of Bene Israeli Jews. Israel Ali is a Jewish synagogue of the town. Shivaji's naval chief Kanhoji Angre developed Alibag in the 17th century. It is not only a sun city but also an amazing weekend location. The city shot into prominence after Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built the fort of Kulaba.

Fixed in the lap of nature, Alibag is a maritime town of India. The town is renowned for its clean waters, sand like beaches and fresh air. Alibag is an astonishingly beautiful place and nature appears to be at its best. Alibag is placed on the southern tip of Mumbai, on the constrict strip of Arabian Sea.
Climate : (deg C)- Summer- Min 22, Max 40; Winter- Min 12, Max 33
Best Season : October to May
Places Of Interest :
Alibag Beach, Kolaba Fort, Kanakeshwar Devasthan Temple, Karmarkar Museum, Varsoli Beach, Kihim Beach
Reach :
By Air: Nearest airport is Mumbai
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Panvel-50 kms, Khandala-60 kms
By Road: Pune-150 kms, Bombay-140 kms, Lonavala-52 kms, Mahabaleshwar-120 kms
 
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