Maharashtra is a state of many natural beauties, Hindu temples, hill stations, 35 wildlife sanctuaries, six national parks and Tiger reserves sites including some World Heritage Sites. Basically the forest region of Maharashtra lies in the Zadipranta which located in the eastern part of Maharashtra or eastern Vidarbha. Some of them are Navegaon National Park, Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project, and Nagzira wildlife sanctuary.
Other important wildlife areas of Maharashtra are Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary (in Raigad district), Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary (Satara district), Pench National Park (in Nagpur district), Chandoli National Park (in Sangli district), Gugamal National Park (in Amravati district), Sanjay Gandhi National Park (in Mumbai region), Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (in Sangli district) and Maldhok Sanctuary (in Solapur district).
The people of the state mainly worship to the god Ganesh and some important temple of Ganesh is Siddhivinayak and Ashtavinayaka temple of Raigad district. And you will found here several superb hill, land and sea forts like Raigad, Vijaydurg, Pratapgad, and Sinhagad. Majority of them are found along the coastal region of Konkan division.
The most important tourist’s spots of Maharashtra are Ajanta and Ellora including elephanta statue and the superb architecture of Mughal Empire (Bibi Ka Maqbara of Aurangabad) make the Aurangabad a World heritage site. Indian most famous film industry Bollywood is placed in Mumbai. There are many tourist destinations in and around Mumbai. Even One day trip near Mumbai is also may be amazing and energetic for a tourist.
Maharashtra is one of the most developed states in India. Maximum major cities of India directly connected to the state by every field (road, air and rail) of transports. The main destination cities for tourists of the state are Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad and Pune.
Travel by Train
Railway transportation of Maharashtra is also good. Mumbai is the main destination railway station in the state and it is connected to the most of major places in the state.
Travel by Road
Maharashtra government has maintained a well connected road network by several National and State Highways. Mumbai is the main destination city in the state from where regular Bus and Taxi services are available. And the city is well-connected to the other major cities of the state like Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Aurangabad and Pune.
Travel by Air
There have two major airports in Maharashtra namely the Sahar International Airport and Santa Cruz Domestic Airport at Mumbai. Regular flights (Air India, Zet Airlins, Air Sahara, Spice Jet, Air Deccan and Kingfisher Red flights) are available from these airports to other big cities of India.
Travel by Ship
There has a big port in the state capital of Maharashtra in Mumbai. One can reach to the state by ship. Especially this service is provided to export and import the industry material.
There is a table of approximate distance between Mumbai (capital Town of Maharashtra) to other major cities of India. These table data provides you an idea of road distance in the scale of Kilometer. Another important city Navi Mumbai located just 21 km away from the city.
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