Lily Sarovar Portico, Nashik

Getting There

By Air
Nearest airport from Nashik is at Ozar, which is 24-km from Nashik. Alternatively, Mumbai airport that is 185-km from the city.

By Rail
Nashik is one the major stations on the Central Railway and there are a number of trains that connect Nashik to other cities and towns.

By Road
Nashik is 185-kms from Mumbai and is well connected by road. Pune-Nashik highway is 220-kms away from the city.

Nashik Local Information:
Nashik is one of the most important cities of Northern Maharashtra. Set against the backdrop of Godavari River, the city attracts many enthusiastic travelers and is a classic amalgamation of the past and present. The temples and ghats on the river bank have earned Nashik of being one of the holiest places for Hindus all over the World. The city enjoys mythological, historical, social and cultural importance. Its name and fame has mounted up more due to its proximity to Shirdi, the abode of Shri Sai Baba. It is often taken up by devotees as a base to start their tour to Shirdi. The town of Trimbakeshwar is an important pilgrim centre and home to one of the five Jyotirlingas in Maharashtra. It is also the source of the Godavari River. It is for this temple that devotees from all over the country flock the place. Another noted temple here is the Muktidham Temple. Unique to this temple are 18 chapters of Geeta written on the walls. One can also see the replicas of the twelve "Jyotirlingas" & idols of Hindu gods & goddesses inscribed on them. Nashik is particularly known for the Kumbh Mela that is held here every 12 years. It is the largest religious gathering, attracting a huge crowd of devotees. Nashik is the third most industrialized city of Maharashtra, after Mumbai and Pune. Nashik is also emerging as a BPO/IT destination and is in list of the selected Tier II cities for BPO/IT companies. It is also referred to as the "Wine Capital of India" contributing around 60% to the Indian wine production.