Plan a Perfect 3 Days Trip to Nashik

Nestled along the lofty ranges of Sahyadri, lies the beautiful city of Nashik. This holy city is dotted with remarkable temples and charming vineyards. It is one of four places in India that hosts the auspicious Kumbh Mela. Apart from being a pilgrimage site, Nashik is famous for its vineyards. Known as the "Wine Capital of India", it has seen a surge in wine tourism over the years.

If you are planning a short trip away from your fast-paced life, Nashik is perfect for you. Embark on a spiritual journey in the land of deities and have a relaxing time in the lush green valleys of the vineyards. In this blog, we have compiled the perfect Nashik travel guide for you. So, pack your bags and brace yourself for a divine venture.

Day 1

Start the first day of sightseeing by paying homage to the sacred temple of Trimbakeshwar. The ancient temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga in the country. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it was founded in the 18th century by Peshwa Nana Saheb. The stunning temple has an incredible Maratha architecture and is embellished with intricate designs. Although only male devotees can enter the core area, others can offer their prayers from the outskirts. It is believed that the holy Godavari River originated from the premises of this city. The temple is surrounded by the lush green Brahmagiri range. It harbours a trekking trail, allowing tourists to relish the stunning panoramic view of the city.

a close-up shot of a grey temple featuring intricate design
stone pillars placed against a mountain

From here, take a 45-hour drive to the enamouring Pandav Leni Caves. This ancient Buddhist relic is a breathtaking wonder in Nashik. Dating back to the 3rd century BC, the mystical caves consist of 24 pillars cut out of rock. Arrayed with a monastery, museum and musical fountain, it ensures you have a wholesome experience. Take a break from travelling and relish the flavoursome delicacies offered in the restaurants and diners around Pandav Leni Caves. The next stop in our Nashik itinerary is Muktidham Mandir. The spiritual temple is an abode to several deities. Its walls feature inscriptions and paintings of various scenes from Mahabharata.

Day 2

Kick-start your second day with an invigorating trip to Ramkund. The religious shrine is home to the famous Kumbh Mela. According to legend, it is believed that Lord Rama used to bathe here in the holy river of Godavari. Pilgrims across the country visit this shrine to receive blessings and salvation. Just 450 m from it lies the Sri Kalaram Mandir, one of the most iconic landmarks in Nashik. Dedicated to Lord Rama, the magnificent temple is adorned with intricate designs. The temple is built out of elegant black stones while the summit is made out of pleated gold. A minute's walk will lead to Sita Gufa, an eminent pilgrimage site. It is said that Devi Sita used to worship Lord Shiva inside the cave.

a close up view of a temple carved with elaborate design
an image of a cascading waterfall during daytime

End your second day in Nashik with a mesmerising sunset view at Someshwar Waterfalls. It is situated 10 km from Sita Gufa. The cascading beauty is assorted with misty air and luxuriant greenery which will leave you spellbound. After a long day of travelling, spend some quality time with your loved ones while enjoying this picturesque delight.

If you wish to relish the authentic Maharashtrian cuisine and a few drinks, experience Nashik’s vivacious nightlife. A 17-minute drive will lead you to Nashik City Centre Mall. Shop for your friends and family and have a fun-filled evening.

Day 3

We have saved the best for the last day in Nashik. On day three, set out for a trip to the alluring vineyards of Nashik. The city is home to some of the oldest and most prominent wineries like Soma Vineyards, Sula Vineyards and Vallonné Vineyards. The vineyards remain open to tourists for the whole year but the best time to witness these paradisical beauties is between the months of January and March. Roam around the undulating valleys of grape yards while sipping on fine wine. Most of the vineyards have tasting rooms that let you try out a wide range of wines.

a bunch of grapes hanging from the trees

We hope that our itinerary helps you plan the perfect trip to Nashik. Let us also help you with your stay in this beautiful city. Visit Kamfotel Hotel Nashik, an immaculate hotel located in close proximity to major travel and tourist hubs. Our hotel offers comfortable accommodations, upscale dining facilities and world-class services. Enjoy a relaxing stay at our hotel and rejuvenate your body and soul after a long journey across the city.

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