After sleeping for only 3-4hours two of us got up at 7:00 am and check our mobile phones as we had planned to leave pune at 7:00 am but the temp was still showing 9°c so we decided to wait till temp increases as we did'nt want to ride in cold again. So after resting for more 2-3 hours we left Pune around 9:30 am and started journey towards Kohlapur. Since it was sugarcane season there were many trolles carring sugarcane along with highway which making traffic to slow down. Since we were on Motorcycle it was not an issue. Beauty of Mumbai-Banglore highway start after crossing Pune City where mesmerising long sugarcane fields starts. The Satara, Karad and Kohlapur are well known for their Beautifull farms and canals. The is also Kohlapur is known for its rich soil quality. After riding till after we reached our destination Kohlapur at 2:30pm (Hotel City Crown). By the time get fresh and ready for rome around kohlapur it was getting dark.
Mahalaskmi Mandir :-
Devi Mahalaskmi is known as goddess of wealth. There is historic temple Mahalaskmi right in heart of Kohlapur City and is also one of tourist Location. It is said that if you are going to Tirupati Balaji Temple Yatra then you have to go to Devi Mahalaskmi Temple in order to complete your journey.
The Mahalaskhmi Temple is perfect example of ancient historic and art and sculpture.
After visiting Mahalaskmi Temple we went to Famouse Khaugalli in Kohlapur to try the Rajabhauchi Bhel.
It is a small snacks centre which provide more then 15 types of Bhel.
In the centre of Kohlapur City there is lake where you can rest your feet and enjoy the water ducks. There is small fort along side lake where you can click some nice pictures.
Kohlapuri Tamba(Red) Pandhara(White) Rassaa:
Kohlapur is world famous for its Kusti (Wrestling) but other than it is more popular for its variety of foods and spices. Kohlapuri Thali (Tamba-Padhara Rassa Chicken Thali) is one its crown dishes. One should must try this if visiting Kohlapur.
With full tiring day and stomach full of Kohlapuri Foods we went to sleep early at 11:00pm.
But wait we arent complete yet as more adventure awaits tommorow