If you and your partner want to enjoy the outdoors and love camping, then you need to head to Bhandardara ASAP. Bhandardara is perhaps one of the most renowned camping sites in Maharashtra. You simply can't get enough of the beautiful dam and the lovely surroundings. Did we mention that Bhandardara is also known for stargazing? ;)
Best time to visit Bhandardara is from June to early March.
How to Reach - The distance between Bhusawal and Bhandardara is 350 kilometres. You would require of least 6 hours for the journey. A private vehicle is recommended.
Things to do - Wilson Dam, Randha Falls, Kalsubai Peak, Arthur Lake
What’s the most cliched yet the most preferred way to spend a honeymoon? Yes, lazing along the beach. Now, if you’re a beach person who wants just that, then Daman is where you should be headed. There’s enough flora and fauna to keep you calm and the relaxing sound of the waves… What more could you possibly ask for?
Best time to visit Daman is between the months of October to April.
How to Reach - 6 Trains are available on this route. The closest station is Vapi. The journey will be roughly for 11 hours.A private vehicle can be utilised for this journey. The drive will be around 8 hours since the distance is around 430 kilometers.
Things to do - Devka Beach, Jampore Beach, Lighthouse, Cathedral of Bom Jesus.
One of THE most popular hill stations of Maharashtra, please welcome Lonavala to this list. Beautiful views of the valley and waterfalls along your way, this is the honeymooner’s paradise. There's absolutely no reason why anyone would say ‘no’ to Lonavala!
Best time to visit Lonavala is in the months of November to January and July to September.
How to Reach - 2 Direct trains are available to Lonavala. The minimum time a train takes to reach Lonavala from Bhusawal is 9 hours. Buses are also available to Lonavala.
A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 8 hours to cover the distance of 450 kilometers.
Things to do - Bushi Dam, Lonavala Lake, Imagica Adlabs, Celebrity Wax Museum, Rajmachi.
One of the most fascinating locations in Maharashtra, Lonar Lake is that one place that you’ll have to visit to witness its charm. The Lonar Lake is actually formed by the impact of a crater many many years ago! Yet to be one of the commercial and touristy places, you need to visit this beauty before it gets too mainstream.
Best time to visit Lonar is between November to February.
How to Reach - A rented cab/ private vehicle is the only direct means of transport. It should take around 4 hours to cover the distance of 200 kilometers.
Things to do - Lonar crater lake, Daitya Sudhan Temple, Shopping
Known for its association with the Ramayana, Nashik attracts tourists from the entire world. Charmed with beautiful forts, pretty lakes , this city is nothing short of a vivid cultural experience. If you want to spend a lazy weekend, then head to Deolali or Sula Wines where you can laze around all day and attend wine tasting. And if you and your partner are the adventurous kind, then Nashik offers a lot of peaks for you to trek and rappel on.
Best time to visit Nashik is between November and March and June to September.
How to Reach - 68 Trains are available from Bhusaval to Nashik Road. The average duration of the journey is around 4 hours. A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 5 hours to reach. The distance between the two cities is around 280 kms.
Things to do - Sula vineyard for wine tasting, Pandavleni Caves, Anjaneri Hills, Saptashrungi, Dudhsagar falls, Shopping