Nasik is the fourth largest city in Maharashtra. Known for its religious significance, Nasik is the birth place of the river Godavari (which originates at Triambakeshwar). The famous tourist attractions are Pandavleni caves, Coin museum, Triambakeshwar temple, and Kalaram temple. The city is also famous for the Kumbha Mela, which is one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. It is a major economic and religious center in Maharashtra. Karjat is a town in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. For reaching Karjat fom Nasik, one can travel along NH-3 up till Thane. From here, taking the rote along the State Highway-47 will lead to Karjat. The journey distance is 200 km. There is also a direct rail connection between the two places. One train ply's between the two railway stations daily. Bothe the road and rail journey take approximately 4 hrs and 30 minutes to complete. Karjat is a famous weekend holidaying spot near Mumbai. The major tourist activity is trekking. Other attractions include Ulhas Valley, Bhor Ghat, Kondana Caves, and Peth Fort. Krjat is also famous for the ND Studios where many Hollywood and Bollywood films have been shot.
Distance between Nasik and Karjat is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Nashik is situated on the banks of River Godavari and is the holy city for Hindus. The World famous Shirdi temple is at Nasik and this place is also believed to be the exile shelter of Lord Ram, his consort Sita and brother Lakshman.
Derived from the Sanskrit word Nasika, it is here that Lakshman cut off Shoorpanaka's nose for trying to seduce Lord Ram. The famous Sita Gufa stands testimony to the epic Ramayan. It is home to the 12 holy Jyotirlingas and hosts the most sacred Kumbh Mela once every 12 years.
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You can reach Karjat from Nasik by road in about using a cab upon driving using a cab.
Karjat lies amidst the hills of the Raigad district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The town is very close to Mumbai and is among the suburban areas of Mumbai. The town has a railway station which is on the Mumbai-Pune line and has lots of trains plying on the same route. The nearest airport is Mumbais International Airport, which is just 70 kms. You can hire a cab from the airport to reach Karjat or you can even enjoy the ride of the over-crowded local trains. Savaari cab rental services extend premium services in this region. The town is well connected by roads as well, lies on the Mumbai-Pune expressway. To have a peaceful weekend, city dwellers often visit Karjat for a one-day weekend. .
There are few interesting places in Karjat enlisted below:
Peth Fort: This fort is also known as the Kotligad. This fort is conical in shape and gives an amazing view of the foothills. This fort is placed on the back of the Western Ghats and Matheran ranges.
Kondana Caves: These caves are famous because of their Buddhist style. These caves offer an ancient lifestyle of Buddhist followers. There are many sculptures and stupas which are the architecture of the ancient Buddhist period.
Ulhas Valley: This valley glitters with large flowing streams of Ulhas River. It offers breathtaking sights during the monsoons, when the waterfalls gush through the thick greenery of the valley. There are a number of tunnels in the Ulhas valley, which helps the trains to pass through the valley.
The town also offers adventure sports like white-water rafting during the monsoon season. The best time for rafting is July to September. Also, one can go on trekking, it has plenty of trails to follow. So pack up your trekking it and get going. If you live in Mumbai or Pune hire a cab from Saavari Cab services to reach Karjat. Have a pleasant stay at Karjat.