Maharashtra Tourism

Maharashtra one of the economically well established state of India attracts tourist from different parts of the world. Maharashtra tourism can be divided adventure, scenic beauty, city life, religious places, historic evidences, etc. Name it and it's there, beaches, parks, forts, museums, religious places, adventure sports, Maharashtra has it all. Before we start speaking about various things to see and do while in Maharashtra, let us take a quick look at the factual information of the state.

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Location: West India
Capital: Mumbai
Weather: Summers (March to May)
Rains (June to September)
Winters (October to February)

Accessibility: Well connected via airways, roadways, railways, waterways. Major airports at Mumbai and Pune. Maharashtra experiences varied climate in different parts of the state. While Pune has a cool and calm weather, Mumbai experiences scorching summers, high humidity in air, heavy rainfall. Akola, Amravati, Nasik experience extreme heat whereas Pune enjoys extreme cold weather during winters. There are many hill stations in Pune that bring relief to people from scorching heat areas like Amravati and Akola. Let us know more about the tourist activities in Maharashtra.


Mumbai: The film city and economic capital of India, Mumbai, is a state where people come with huge dreams and the city gives them a chance to fulfill the same. Besides, this the tourists are in love with this place because of Bollywood, beaches and fast life. Ganesh festival, which is celebrated all over Maharashtra, is a key feature of tourist attraction in Mumbai. Haji Ali located amidst the sea in Mumbai, also attract tourists and devotees equally. Gateway of India, Hotel Taj, Marine Drives, are to name a few. Mumbai is full of life and tourists can enjoy every bit of their vacation here. Not to forget the local cuisine - Pav bhaji and Vada Pav. Read more

Pune: Cultural capital of Maharashtra and educational center of India, Pune has it all. Calm weather, good infrastructure, temples, parks, malls, museums, forts, etc. Replicas of Tirupati Balaji, Vaishnodevi, Shirdi, as well as beautiful gurudwaras and churches excite devotees. Museums and forts excite history lovers. Adventure sports, trekking in Lonavala and Khandala, excite fun loving youngsters. All this with huge malls, parks, mouthwatering delicacies, makes Pune a perfect city to visit.

Aurangabad: The famous Ajanta Elllora Caves with carvings of different Lord Buddha interest tourists and history lovers alike. The fort of Pratapgadh allows a joyous trek and experience the historic era. Guided tours make it simple to understand this city better. Summers however, reach up to scorching 44 degrees.

Nagpur: Nagpur the city of oranges is the winter capital of Maharashtra. The city also has a beautiful stupa at Deekshabhoomi - the place where under the leadership of Dalit leader Dr B. R. Ambedkar thousands of dalits embraced Buddhism. Another important place to visit is Tekadi Ganesh mandir on Sitabuildi fort complex. Futala lake chowpatty, Maharajbaugh zoo, Neeri, etc., are a few other tourist attractions.

Satara: The famous hill stations Mahableshwar and Panchgani in Satara, attract hundreds of tourists every year. Fresh strawberries, jams, ice creams, pulps, with amazing weather and scenic beauty, makes it a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Maharashtra Map

List of Hill Stations in Maharashtra:

  • Khandala
  • Karjat
  • Lonavala
  • Lavasa
  • Matheran
  • Mahabaleshwar
  • Panchgani
Religious Places:

  • Dagdusheth Halwai Temple
  • Siddhivinayak
  • Lalbaugh ka Raja
  • Mahalaxmi
  • Haji Ali
  • Takhat Sachkhand Ahri Hazur Sahib
  • Osho Asram
  • Iskon Temple

City life:

Malls and pubs are an integral part of Mumbai and Pune. Party animals can quench their thirsts in these party spots of the state. With easy accessibility and ample of accommodation options, don't delay in planning your trip to Maharashtra.