In & Around

Nashik

This city of temples is one of the holiest places for Hindus inviting thousands of tourist every year. Scenic beauty of Sahyadri range of mountains merged with vineyards & agricultural yields (highest in India) and a busy hub of industrial activities. With the onset of monsoons and the start of Kumbh mela, Nashik is a paradise for tourists with historical caves, temples, holy rituals, museums, wet lands and lots more.

Shree KalaRam Mandir

The Kalaram temple is an old Hindu shrine dedicated to lord Rama in the Panchavati area of Nashik. It was said that Odhekar had a dream that the statue of Rama in black colour is there in the river Godavari Odhekar took the status from river and built the temple and the place where status was found was named as Ramkund.
Distance from ExpressInn : 9.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 19 mins

Dhammagiri, Igatpuri

Vipashyana International Academy is located at Igatpuri. The aim was to conduct Vipassana Courses for those in search of peace of mind and harmony. Known as Dhammagiri. This world famous meditation centre offers techniques which relieve mental stress and promote inner peace. It is turning the wheel of time conversion from Kalchakra to Dharmachakra under the able guidance of Guruji Satyanarayan Goenka.
Distance from ExpressInn : 36.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 44 mins

Kalsubai Peak

Overlooking Bhandardara is Kalsubai highest peak of Maharashtra kissing the sky at 1646 meters. The Average rain fall is 3000 is a pleasant place to visit throughout the year. Ghatghar has unique geographical identity as you can observe a Day of Ghatghar is only of Four hours.
Distance from ExpressInn : 53.2 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour

Coin Museum, Nashik

The Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies Established in 1980 & located in the scenic surroundings of Anjneri Hill is one of its kinds in Asia. Extensive archive of Indian Currency, photographs, articles, line drawings, replicas & a well-documented researched history of Indian currency that existed in India down the Centuries makes Coin Museum a place worth to visit.
Distance from ExpressInn : 21.3 km
Aprrox time to reach : 37 mins

Gondeshwar Temple

Unique “Hemadpanthi” style architectural temple located at Sinner is the masterpiece of architecture. Historical & religious Gondeshwar temple has Lord Shiva’s idol & small temples around huge temple complex.
Distance from ExpressInn : 32.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 46 mins

Teertharaj Gajapantha – Chamber Caves

The famous CHAMBER CAVES are situated on the top of a small hill which is only 400 ft tall.This is a very serene place, conducive for meditation. Gajapantha Teerth includes a caravanserai, a small hut the foot of the hill and a temple at the top of the Gajadhwaja Hillock. As per the ancient holy book “Shantinath Purana” Mysore’s Chamaraj King installed these statues (600 B.C.) in the temple top the hill.
Distance from ExpressInn : 17.3 km
Aprrox time to reach : 27 mins

Shree Godavari Ramkund

The most important place in Panchavati is Ramkund. It is so called because Lord Rama is believed to have taken bath there. In Hindu culture the body after dealth if dedicated to Fire and the ashes are then flown in to Godavari, Ramkund is the place where ashes are set free in the water.A dip in this sacred kunda is considered very religous.
Distance from ExpressInn : 6.6 km
Aprrox time to reach : 15 mins

Bhakti Dham

Bhakti Dham is sitiauted near Dindori Naka, at a distance of 2km from Central Bus Stand. This place is renowned for various temples built in the premises and all religious rituals, pujas and vidhis are carried out in Bhakti Dham.
Distance from ExpressInn : 11.4 km
Aprrox time to reach : 20 mins

Godavari Ghat, Nashik

River Godavari flows through Nashik and its Northern part is known as Panchavati. Lord Shri Ram and Sita along with Laxman stayed at Panchavati during exile. There are five Banyan (Vad) trees and thua the reason it is called Panchavati.Nearby is Sita Gumpha (cave) where Sita stayed for some time.
Distance from ExpressInn : 8.5 km
Aprrox time to reach : 14 mins

Veer Savarkar Smarak – Bhagur

Bhagur is the birth place of the freedom fighter, Swatanrya Veer Savarkar and hence it has gained historical importance. There is also a beautiful temple of “Bhagur Devi” Bhagur is situated 3 km away from Deolali Camp and 17 km from Nashik road.
Distance from ExpressInn : 15.3 km
Aprrox time to reach : 27 mins

Shree Saptshrungi Devi, Vani

Saptashringa Garh is a place where Goddess Bhagawati dwells. Saptashringa signifies seven mountain peaks. Nanduri village is situated at the foot of the Saptashringa Gad. In front of the temple there stands Markandeya Rishi’s (sage) hill. As per the story depicted in Ramayana, Hanuman carried the herbal medicine for wounded Laxmana from this hill. There are about 108 water reservoirs on the hill, known as Kundas.
Distance from ExpressInn : 72.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour 33 mins

Bhandardara

Bhandardara surrounded by Deep Valley, Large Dam, Great Lake, Roaring Water Falls, Historical Fort and an Ancient Amruteshwar Temple is tourist paradise. Randha Fall cascading down from 45 meters is another gift of Mother Nature. The Amruteshwar Temple known for its beautiful carvings can be traced down 1200 years back in history and the Ratangad Fort is dear for mountaineering & trekkers is one of the favorite Forts of the great historical legendry son of soil Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (King).
Distance from ExpressInn : 66.6 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour 22 mins

Saptshrungi Gad, Vani

Shree Saptshrungi Gad is situated at a distance of 60 km from Nashik.It is one of the most visited and religious places for pilgrims.As the temple is situated on a mountain, a regular bus service is provided from the foot of the mountain to the temple.
Distance from ExpressInn : 72.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour 33 mins

Shree Ved Temple

The Ved Temple was built with the aim of studying Indian culture and Ved and Puranas. The temple is the example of modern interiors with Italian Marble. The entrance to the temple is very large and attractive with glasses and flood lights. Free training and education on Ved-Puranas is given to students from all over India. The temple has the idols of Shriram, Laxman and Sita.
Distance from ExpressInn : 4.5 km
Aprrox time to reach : 11 mins

Sita Gumpha (Cave)

Sita Gumpha is at a distance of 2 km from Central Bus Stand. It is situated at the western side door of Kalaram Temple.Lord Rama’s wife, Sita dwelled at this place and King Ravan abducted her from this place. The Shiv linga that she worshiped is still there in the gumpha.There are five Banyan trees in this area and thus called “Panchvati”.
Distance from ExpressInn : 8.7 km
Aprrox time to reach : 19 mins

Dutondya Maruti

This idol of Lord Maruti is placed on the bank of Godavari river near Ramkund. This idol has two faces on either sides.
Distance from ExpressInn : 8.6 km
Aprrox time to reach : 18 mins

Naroshankar Temple

Situated in Panchavati area about 2km from Central Bus Stand, on the bank of river Godavari – fondly called as ganga by Nasikites – is Naroshankar Temple of Rameshwar built by Naroshankar Rajebahaddur in 1747. The architectural style of the temple is called “Maya”. The next one is that of peacocks holding bead garlands. In its four corners are umbrellas – called “Meghadambari” or “Barasati”.
Distance from ExpressInn : 9.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 19 mins

Shree Sunder Narayan Temple

The Sundarnarayan temple is built by Gangadhar Yashwant Chandrachud in 1756 at a distance of 1 km from Central Bus Stand. The architecture is attractive and the round dome is made by little ornamental cordons. Fine design is carved on the stones of the temple. On the road leading towards Godavari River there is Badarika Sangam Pond. It is said that the king of Devgiri bathed and performed rites in this pond.
Distance from ExpressInn : 9.7 km
Aprrox time to reach : 18 mins

Mukti Dham

Muktidham temple is situated in Nashik Road. Built by Late Shri JayramBhai Bytco, is magnificient peice of architucture, made with marble from Makran in Rajastan, and by Rajastani scluptors. Unique to this temple are eighteen chapters of Geeta written on the walls. After visiting this temple one gets a feeling of visiting all the four Dhams in India.
Distance from ExpressInn : 10.1 km
Aprrox time to reach : 16 mins

Nashik Artillery Centre

Behind the Pandav Caves, is the biggest Artillery Center in Asia. This artillery center was shifted from Pakistan in 1947, and is now completing its 50th year. The Indian army’s officers and soldiers are trained here. Training for ‘Bofors Gun’ is given here. The area is under military and is restricted for civilians.
Distance from ExpressInn : 8.4 km
Aprrox time to reach : 13 mins

Nandur Madhmeshwar

This sanctuary houses more than 220 species of birds, 400 species of vegetation, 24 species of fish and several smaller mammals came into existence along the Nandur Madhameshwar dam at the confluence of Godavari and Kadwa. Large lake & islands abound with aquatic vegetation making it paradise for thousands of migratory birds, Ibises, Storks & variety of colorful water birds. Lord Ram is said to have killed the golden deer or Suvarnamrug at the spot where the temple stands today.
Distance from ExpressInn : 52.3 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour 16 mins

Trimbakeshwar Temple

Trimbakeshwar is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. The extraordinary feature of the Jyotirlinga located here is its three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra. It is said that this erosion symbolizes the eroding nature of human society. The crown is said to be from the age of Pandavs and consists of diamonds, emeralds, and many precious stones. The crown is displayed every Monday from 4-5 pm (Shiva).
Distance from ExpressInn : 29.4 km
Aprrox time to reach : 41 mins

Saputara

This famous hill station equipped with adequate facilities is on the border of Maharashtra & Gujrat State. Different hill points for sunrise & a sunset makes this ideal tourist destination.
Distance from ExpressInn : 85.8 km
Aprrox time to reach : 1 Hour 32 mins

Shree Kapaleshwar Mahadev

Situated at a distance of 1km from Central Bus Stand, this temple is one of the peculiar Mahadev Temples in Nashik.The most prominent aspect regarding this temple is there is no idol of Nandi in front ofLord Mahadev.Shravani Somvar(Monday) and Shivratri are the 2 days when pilgrims gather in large numbers in this temple.
Distance from ExpressInn : 9.8 km
Aprrox time to reach : 19 mins

Shree Laxmi Narayan Temple, Tapovan

Tapovan literally means precincts reserved for meditation and penance. A cavernous fissure on boulders along the riverbed is called Brahma Yoni. There are temples of Gopalkrishna and Lakshmi-Narayan and the famous Goshala (cow-shed) was built here in 1904. In ancient time, this land was made sacred by the touch of Lord Rama’s feet.
Distance from ExpressInn : 11.5 km
Aprrox time to reach : 18 mins

Shree Someshwar Temple, Gangapur

This is a temple of Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman on the banks of river Godavari. The area is covered with greenery, with a pleasant climate. Tourists can take pleasure of swimming and boating in the river.Someshwar has been a favourite location for many a filmshootings. On the way to Someshwar, there is a village named Anandwalli.
Distance from ExpressInn : 13.3 km
Aprrox time to reach : 15 mins

Pandav Caves (Pandav Lani)

These caves were built by Jain Kings and are 2000 years old.The engravings inside the gumpha are believed to be of Pandavas of 17th Century and thus these caves are named as “Pandav Caves”. Together, there are 29 caves & may be training center for Buddha worshippers. Icons of Bhagwan Gautam Buddha & Bodhisatva are wonderful crafted .The caves were well designed with several water tanks chiseled into the rock.
Distance from ExpressInn : 2.9 km
Aprrox time to reach : 11 mins

Dadasaheb Phalke Memorial (Smarak)

Doyen & Founder of Indian Cinema and Film Industry, Dadasaheb Phalke was born at Nashik on 30th April 1870 in 1913. He produced the first Indian film ‘Raja Harishchandra’ & in the span of 19 years produced 95 films and 26 documentaries in a studio setup at Nasik till 1932. Buddha Smarak & scenic beauty along with park, water sport.
Distance from ExpressInn : 1.7 km
Aprrox time to reach : 6 mins

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