Top Places near rivers & lakes in Maharashtra

Here is the list of 12 Top Places near rivers & lakes in Maharashtra

1. Lavasa, Maharashtra - India's first planned hill city

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Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa Lakeside Promenade Bamboosa

Known as India's newest hill station, the Lavasa Corporation is constructing this private city. The city is a beautiful project, stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino. Spreading across 7 hills, covering an area of 25000 acres, Lavasa is a perfect blend of beauty and infrastructure.

Best Time: Throughout the year

2. Lonar, Maharashtra - Land of the Crater

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Known For : Lonar crater lake Gomukh Temple Daitya Sudhan Temple

Along with being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to the collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region, Lonar is also famous for its rich natural heritage.

Best Time: October to March

3. Kolad, Maharashtra - Maharashtra's Home for White Water Rafting

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Known For : Kolad River Rafting Tamhini Ghat Waterfalls Bhira Dam

Known for its cascading waterfalls, green meadows and picturesque backdrop of Sahyadris, Kolad is gaining traction as an adventure sports destination with provisions for rafting, rappelling, kayaking etc.

Best Time: June to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 438

4. Nasik, Maharashtra

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Known For : Panchvati Sula Vineyard Dudhsagar falls, Nasik

Nasik is a religious Hindu city, host to the Kumbh Mela every 12 years. It also makes for a perfect wine tasting destination.

Best Time: July to March

5. Nagpur, Maharashtra - The Orange City

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Known For : Dhamma Chakra Stupa Ramtek Fort Temple Lata Mangeshkar Musical Garden

Commonly associated with its delectable juicy varieties of oranges, Nagpur is also the winter capital of Maharashtra and has a rich cultural heritage to enchant its visitors.

Best Time: October to March

6. Chiplun, Maharashtra

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Known For : Vashishti River Marleshwar Temple Guhagar Beach

In the quiet, far away from the city port district of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, lies Chiplun, the city that offers you time among mango groves next to the beautiful lake, Vashishti. This town is most known for its white sand beaches and beautiful mango and cashew groves by the Vashishti river.

Best Time: July to February

7. Tarkarli, Maharashtra - Gorgeous Beach, Sunshine and the Water Sports

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Known For : Water sports Tarkarli Beach Karli backwaters

Tarkarli is famous for its long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine water, white sand, and of course Singhudurg, Maharashtra's popular sea fort.

Best Time: October to March

8. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

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Known For : Malshej Falls Pimpalgaon Joga Dam Harishchandragad

A beautiful hill station with its numerous lakes, waterfalls and mountains, Malshej Ghat is popular among hikers, trekkers and nature lovers.

Best Time: July to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 713

10. Kolhapur, Maharashtra

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Known For : Shri Chatrapati Shahu Museum (New Palace) Shopping in Kolhapur Narsinhwadi Datta Mandir

Kolhapur is situated on the banks of the river Panchaganga in the south-west region of Maharashtra. Kolhapur derives its name from a mythological story of Kolhasur - a demon who was slayed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. The famous Mahalakshmi temple is situated here in the honor of Goddess Mahalakshmi.

Best Time: July to February

11. Jawhar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Dabdaba Falls Jai Vilas Palace Sunset Point, Jawhar

A small hill station located in the Thane District of Maharashtra, Jawhar is a place with abundant nature's beauty and several man made marvels. Preserving numerous picturesque views, this hill town is loaded with tourist attractions and exotic beauty of flora and dense cover of forest.

Best Time: September to Apr

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

12. Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

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Known For : Bhimkund Melghat Tiger Reserve Narnala Fort

The scent of coffee enchants you as you enter the hill station city of Chikhaldara in the state of Maharashtra. Being the only coffee growing area in the region, Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife.

Best Time: July to February

View hotels starting from ₹ 493

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