You can reach Ramkund (the most popular ghat of Nashik) in about a 10 minute drive from Nashik Railway Station. Ramkund is the place where Ram and Sita used to bathe during their exile. It is believed that people immerse ashes of dead people to attain salvation (moksha).
If you have packed your bags and have plans to participate in the Kumbhmela at Nashik, we can guide you through the routes, hotel accommodations and tourist destinations.
How to Reach Nashik
In order to accommodate the travelling needs of devotees, Central Railways have introduced 20 special trains to Nashik. Do not forget to check them before making the reservations.
By road via NH 3, you can reach Nashik from Mumbai in about a 3 hour drive. There are also a number of trains that can take you to Nashik, namely Duranto Express, Jan Shatabdi Express and more, each taking nearly 3 hours.
From Delhi you can reach Nashik in about 20 hours by trains like Haridwar Jn – Lokmanyatilak Super Fast Express, Mangla Lakshdweep Express and more. You can also take up a flight to Mumbai and then travel by taxi or take a bus.
If you are driving to Nashik, you can park your car in any of the following parking lots:
Lakhalgaon ( Near Odha)
You can find many hotels in Nashik near the Nashik Railbus stand and
Address: Off Phartadi phata, Near eka Valley, Phartadi deolali Road, Nashik, Maharashtra – 422010
Telephone No. +912536064110 /+919767777789
It is a budget hotel offering all basic amenities and comes with a tariff of Rs. 2200 for an air conditioned Double Room.
Address: 139, A.S.A, Ashwin Nagar, Pathardi Phata, NH 3, Nashik, Maharashtra – 422009
Contact No. +913532371062 / +913532371063
Another budget hotel that comes with a tariff of Rs. 2400 for a Standard air conditioned Double Room.
Address: Pathardi Phata, Mumbai Agra Highway, Nashik, Maharashtra 422009
Contact No. +910253 239 2425
Meuse Jupiter Luxury Business Hotel is a luxury hotel for business as well as leisure travellers. Double rooms start at Rs. 4500.
Address: Plot No 9 Triambakeshwar Road, Nashik, Maharashtra – 422007
Contact No. +910253 663 5555
Another hotel from luxury segment that comes with a tariff of Rs. 3150 per night for a double room.
Address: Opp. Bhujbal Farm, Mumbai Agra Highway, Nashik, Maharashtra – 422009.
Contact No. 91 (253) 232 2521, / +91 (253) 232 2522.
Hotel Sai Saya is also a budget hotel with a tariff of Rs. 1800 per night for a Standard Double air conditioned room.
Points of Interest
When you are visiting Nashik for taking bath in the sacred Godavari, isn’t it better to explore more temples and other tourist destinations as well. Some of the places with religious value include: