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PBlue horizons, sweeping beaches and coconut groves define the Maharashtrian landscape. Travel to Maharashtra for its ancient forts of Pratapgad, Sinhagad and the Lohagadare and the popular caves of Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta. Start with the City of Dreams, Mumbai and explore the Gothic railway station - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and the exquisite Taj Mahal Palace. Eat bhelpuri by the iconic arch of the Gateway of India and catch the sunset at Marine Drive. A ride on the double-decker buses plying through the city are a must. Pune should be visited for its religious relics at Shaniwar Wada, Aga Khan Palace and Pataleshwar Cave, and a lazy afternoon spent at the Parsi establishment of Marzorin. Also when in Pune, drive down to the protected forest of Bhimashankar, famous for its giant squirrels. Head to cooler climes at Matheran located on the Sahyadri Range, a charming hill station just two hours away from Mumbai. Among the other places to visit in Maharashtra are Panchgani and the erstwhile capital of the Bombay Presidency - Mahabaleshwar. Maharashtra also boasts of some delectable street food such as pav bhaji, poha and vada pav that shouldn’t be missed.
Best time to visit

Peak Season is from November to February when Maharashtra experiences mild winters. Temperatures usually go as low as 10 degrees celsius and this is an especially good time to visit the Mumbai because of the illustrious Kala Ghoda festival taking place in February.

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Budget
For Budget Travellers: INR 900 - 1800 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 2000 to INR 4500 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards
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Trips and Itineraries for Maharashtra

It is the trip that is not just about these Jyotirlings, but a lot more like being on roads the entire day, exploring cotton farms in Maharashtra which the largest contributor of Agriculture in India, Maharashtrian Food(Misal Pav, Vada Pav, Kadhi Pav, and Maharashtrian Thali), The culture and traditions of the state and so many more things which you will experience only once you are there....

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After Gateway of India, we visited Marine Drive....

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Top Places To Visit in Maharashtra 2609 Spots

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay)
This is the most important attraction of Mumbai and often the starting point of tourists. This was built by the British in the 1913 to mark the visit of George V and Queen Mary to then Bombay. This arch or gateway was inspired from the Triumpg Arc of Italy. This was a place from where most of the tourists from the West started their journeys during the British time. After the Colonial Raj ended, this monument was Indianized and now is a tourist hotspot. the gateway faces the Arabian sea and is also flanked by the beautiful Marine Drive. It is said that the last British ships, when they left India started from here as the British loved this place and it is till now a symbol of their victory over India though the Indians have now changed the notion along with the name of the city to Mumbai. The monument has four turrets and intricate designs on stone blocks to make up the whole structure. the architecture is mainly Indo- Sarcenic with touches of typical Gujrati architectural styles. The Gateway stands strong as the symbol of grandeur of the city as well as the blend of old and modern cultures here.
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Chaupati, Mumbai (Bombay) 400021
Marine Drive may be a picturesque promenade in Kochi, Kerala, India. It engineered facing the backwaters, and may be a widespread resort for the native people. Ironic to its name, no vehicles area unit allowed on the walk. Marine Drive is additionally associate economically thriving a part of town of Kochi. With many searching malls it's as a crucial centre of searching activity in Kochi. Major alimentation joints, as well as Marrybrown, DiMark, coffee house area unit gift on the walk. The read of the setting and rising sun over the ocean mouth, and therefore the gentle wind from the Vembanad Lake has created Marine Drive a crucial holidaymaker destination in Kochi. Hundreds of individuals both natives and tourists throng the walk throughout the evenings. The walk starts from the tribunal Junction and continues till the Rajendra Maidan. There are many boat jetties on the walk. The walk has two contemporarily created bridges, the Rainbow bridge and the Chinese net Bridge.
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Best Time to Visit Maharashtra

Peak Season is from November to February when Maharashtra experiences mild winters. Temperatures usually go as low as 10 degrees celsius and this is an especially good time to visit the Mumbai because of the illustrious Kala Ghoda festival taking place in February.

Shoulder Season: June to October welcomes the famous monsoons to Maharashtra. July and August sees perpetual downpour and for those who can brave the rains, the city is at its most beautiful during this season.

Off-season: March to May are the months when the tourists start thinning out. Henceforth, the accommodation costs reduce and though the weather is hot and humid, it’s the ideal time to explore the city away from the chaotic crowds.

 


Budget for Maharashtra

For Budget Travellers: INR 900 - 1800 a day

  • Accommodation in hostels and basic rooms in guesthouses: INR 350-900 (INR 900 - 1500 in Mumbai)
  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 200-800
  • Public Transport in local trains and buses: INR 10 - 100
  • Sightseeing: INR 10 - 200

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 2000 to INR 4500 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and homestays: INR 1000- 2000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 700 - 1000
  • Local transport in auto-rickshaws, and local taxis: INR 250 - 400
  • Sightseeing & Tours: INR 10 - 1000

For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 4000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 1000 and upwards
  • Local transport in cabs: INR 400 and upwards
  • Sightseeing, Guided Tours: INR 1000 and upwards


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