Sanchi happens to be one of the major tourist locations situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Sanchi is a prominent Buddhist site and is located close to Vidisha. The place is separated by a distance of 658kms from Nasik, which is located in Maharshtra. The aerial distance of 563kms separates Sanchi from Nasik. There lies only one direct train, in case you wish to travel to Sanchi by train. The train is named as Amritsar Express. It takes 12h 21m to cover this distance. Taking Pushpak Express from Nasik to Bhopal and thereafter hiring private car to reach Sanchi can also be a hassle free way of travelling from Nasik to Sanchi. It will cost you around Rs. 314. You can always opt for the rental car services plying between these two places. These services offer you the most comfortable journey and are affordable as well.
Sanchi is famous for the number of Stupas, monasteries, Viharas and historic monuments. Ashoka Pillar, Buddhist Vihara, The great bowl, Gupta temple, etc. are some of the major tourist attractions located in Sanchi.
Distance between Nasik and Sanchi is and the average travel time is using a cab.
Nasik 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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Sanchi is best visited during the months of November and December as the summer heat is unbearable in this part of Madhya Pradesh. Tourists planning to stay at Sanchi may book their rooms at the hotels here like the Jehan Numa Palace Hotel, The Residency Hotel, and Hotel Sambodhi International and can also rent cabs like Savaari cab rentals for easier and more comfortable touring of the town. Sanchi has in all 13 places worth visiting with them being the stupas, the Udaygiri caves, the northern gate, the eastern and the western gates, the Great Bowl, the world famous Ashoka Pillar ( that also finds an imprint in the history, culture and currency of India and is of national importance) the Southern Gate and the Buddhist Vihara. The four directional gates and the remaining attractions draw a lot of tourists to Sanchi as a living glimpse into the lineage and the development of Buddhism