Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Weekend gateways near Nashik


With four good months of thundering & storming Nashik now seems to be set for winter and as the best season of Nashik is officially here, Don’t you think it’s time for you to tighten your shoes and pickup the hipsacks for long road trip. Now if you are already planned a trip go ahead with your friends and family to relish your moments. And those who’re still confused! Don’t worry we have some plans for you. This winter we have listed down few closed weekend gateways where you can have a nice weekend  get together with your friends and families. All this places are just couple of hours away by drive from Nashik. Surrounded by nature landscapes and greenery an ideal for winter weekend.

1.Karna Fort & Bird  Sanctuary: Karnala Fort is a hill fort in the Raigad district about 10 km from Panvel city. Currently it is a protected area located in the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It  was a very strategically important place because it gave the pass that connected the Bor Konkan coast in Maharashtra (Vidharba) and was the main trade route between these areas.

 Karnala Bird Sanctuary
Karnala Bird Sanctuary

Distance from Nashik to Karna Fort & Bird Sanctuary : 180 KM

2. Daman & Diu: Daman is a popular tourist destination, mainly because of the freedom to drink alcohol, which is prohibited in the neighboring state of Gujarat. It attracts mainly tourists from neighboring regions like Vapi, Bhilad, Valsad, Surat and Baroda same. The two famous beaches of Daman are Devka Jampore beach and beach, which are in Nani Daman and MotiDaman, respectively.

Daman-Diu
Daman-Diu

Distance from Nashik to Daman & Diu : 150 KM

3.Bhandardara: Bhandardara is a holiday resort village on the western ghat of India. The village is located in the Ahmednagar district of the state of Maharashtra, about 65 kilometers from Nashik.Bhandardara sits by the Pravara River, and is a blend of natural beauty, waterfalls, mountains, tranquility, greenery, invigorating air and pristine ambiance. The Bhandardara Lake and the Randha falls are major tourist attractions.

Arthur Lake bhandardara
Arthur Lake Bhandardara

Distance from Nashik to Bhandardara : 65 KM

4.Harishchandragad:

Harishchandra Fort
Harishchandra Fort

Harishchandragad is a hill fort in the Ahmednagar district of India. Its history is linked with that of Malshej Ghat, kothale village and it has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surrounding region.

Distance from Nashik to Harishchandragad: 106KM

5. Malshej Ghat:  Is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in the Pune district of Maharashtra, India. The site is nestled in the lofty rugged hills of the Western Ghats.The site is home to hundreds of different kinds of flora and fauna especially the avian population such as quails, rails, crakes, flamingos and cuckoos.

malshej-ghats-cloudy

Distance from Nashik to Malshej Ghat: 135KM

Hope you’ll have a great weekend!

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