Encircled by five hills of Sahyadri, Panchgani is a visual treat one will never forget. September to May will be the preeminent time to take a round of this beautiful hill station. Sidney point, Table land, Devil's kitchen, Lingmala falls; Venna lake and Parsi point are some of the sites that you would like to visit in Panchgani. By road, it is around 310 kms from Nashik to Panchgani, so can have a long drive into the cherishing beauty of the hill station, which will take you around 6 hours. No direct bus or train from Nashik till Panchgani, so either you have to take a bus from Nashik till Mumbai and from there get a cab to Panchgani which will take around 10 hours or you can get into Mangala Lakshadweep express from Nashik and get down at Chilpun to get a cab from there till Panchgani. This too will take around 10 hours. You will also witness some British as well as Parsi style dwells in and around Panchgani, which can be another enchanter to your already mesmerizing trip to this pretty hill station.
Distance between Nasik and Panchgani 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.
Book cabs in Nasik
Nasik car rentalNasik outstation cabsInnova Cab For Nasik
You can reach Panchgani from Nasik by road in about using a cab upon driving using a cab.
Panchgani is a hill station that locates itself in Satara district in the state of Maharastra. The only direct transport available to the city is a bus. The nearest railway station is the Chiplun Railway Station located at a distance of 25 kms from Panchgani. The nearest airport to Panchgani is Lohegaon Airport Pune, Maharashtra being 92 km away.
International tourists who wish to travel to Panchgani can arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai and board a bus or a train. The city is accessible by road from Mumbai through Mumbai-Goa highway through Mahabaleshwar straight to Panchgani.