Maharashtra has been enticing travellers with its vast array of tourist attractions dating back to 2nd Century BCE!
Home to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora caves, tourism in Maharashtra is as much about revisiting the glorious past as to bask in the awe-inspiring future. Mumbai – the financial capital of India and home to the glamour industry, Pune – the cultural capital of Maharashtra with rich traces of the Maratha history are but the finest examples of the co-existence of this cultural heritage that literally is unlimited and ever evolving.
Any reference to cultural heritage tourism in Maharashtra also must bring out inferences to Ambajogai – known for its Shivleni caves and Ambajogai temple; Aurangabad – the site of the world renowned Ajanta and Ellora caves, Nagpur – the winter capital of the state and epicentre to notable National Parks such as Pench National Park, Tadoba National Park, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Melghat Tiger Reserve, Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, Kanha National park and Satpura National Park.
Apart from feeling the adrenaline rush by watching wild animals in their natural habitats, Maharashtra also allows adventure tourism opportunities galore. It provides adventure tourists some 45 distinct activity possibilities. The most prominent among these are Paragliding, Gliding, Rock climbing, Scuba diving, Snorkelling, Kayaking, Canoeing and but obviously, Trekking.
Another way to explore Maharashtra is through nature tourism. It has an array of hill stations looking at vast vistas of the picturesque Western Ghats. Notable among these hill stations are Amboli, Chikhaldara, Igatpuri, Jawhar, Karjat, Khandala, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar, Matheran, Panchgani, Panhala and Toranmal. Each year thousands head for these hill stations to enjoy the majestic monsoons and to take a weekend break from the drudgery of urban living.
Take your break now at the magnificent Maharashtra with Tybros Holidays.