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Toranmal

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Ideal duration: 1 day

Nearest Airport: Vadodara Check Flights

Toranmal Tourism

Toranmal is a hill town nestled in the lap of nature in Maharashtra and is adorned with nature's best elements. Salubrious weather, lush green surroundings, tranquil lakes and gushing cascades of waterfall alongwith several man-made marvels narrating their astounding tales charm visitors throughly.

Enriched with variety of flora and fauna, the area is flanked by seven ranges of Satpura Hills a cover o dense forest surrounds it. Toranmal, other than being packed with bounty of nature is also a box gleaming with several holy shrines revealing its intriguing culture and traditions. The place once been a tribal area is known to derive its name from Torana, a tribal Goddess who is a presiding deity of a temple located in hilly regions of the plateau. Dripping with tranquility and serenity, Toranmal is a perfect getaway for vacation makers who appreciate the quality time spend with Mother Nature away from the buzzing sounds of cities.

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The Tiny Hillock of Divinity

Nestling in the lap of nature, Toranmal is a petite and enchanting hill station located in Maharashtra. It is the second highest place as well as the second coldest hill station of the state. The famed Gorakhnath shrine which witnesses a plethora of devotees around the year is located in this mini version of a hill station. Apart from the ecstatic scenic views, Toranmal caters its visitors with wholesome food, roadside stalls and few local restaurants. You can bag home some pure cotton clothes and chillies as a souvenir from this famed destination.

Not only does Toranmal takes away all the stress of the veryday life by its picturesque views, it has a lot to extend with its foothills good for trekking and camping. Kayaking is yet another adventurous activity you can hold to satisfy his urge for adventure blended with scenic views of nature. The famous points for Kayaking in and around Toranmal is Lotus Lake. Apart from these spots- few spots like the Coffee Garden, the Aawashbari Point, the Sunset Point and Check Dam are must visits to relish the general scenery.

Restaurants and Local Food in Toranmal

The town of Toranmal is quite famous for its sugarcane and its products. Being located in Maharashtra, the place also predominantly served the delicious and spicy Maharashtrian cuisine.
Delicacies made out of tur, maize, wheat and jowar are quite famous here. Try out the local restaurants and roadside stall for authentic taste of the local dishes.
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One Day Itinerary

Start early in the morning from a nearby location/ town where you have booked a hotel. Have your breakfast on the way to Toranmal in any of the humble dhabas you find on your way. Once you enter Toranmal, enjoy the breathtaking views of the glorious Satpura mountains. Head to visit the famous pilgrimage of Goraknath, Nagarjuna followed by Yashwant lake. Have your lunch. Head to Machhindranath Cave, you may walk to the destination to enjoy the view. Next, drive to the highest point of Toranmal- Khadi Point followed by the Sunset Point. Call it a day and spend the rest of the time relishing the views of the ecstatic valley.   

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

Second coldest and highest hill station of Maharashtra. Pleasant Climate. A beautiful blend of nature's grasslands and man-made attractions. Trekking and other adventurous activities.

What's Not So Great?

Good food not easily available. Carrying pre-made snacks is advisable. Trekking during monsoons is risky. Chances of landslides and un-even roads in monsoons.

For Whom?

Great for the population of Maharashtra to getaway from their chaotic and mundane fast life. Perfect location for couples, family and group get-togethers. Adventure sports like Kayaking and trekking available during peak season that awakens the adventure enthusiast in you.

How To Reach Toranmal

Tucked cozily in the Nandurbar district of Maharashtra, Toranmal fails to have a direct flight and train connectivity to rest of the major cities of the nation. However, the nearest railhead for Toranmal is Nandurbar located 77 km and Dondaicha 79 km away. The nearest airport is Surat, which is around 260 km from Toranmal. Cabs and buses are easily available from Surat to Toranmal.

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kiran patil 10 months ago
Toranmaal is one of the less discovered places in Maharastra. Before visiting Toranmaal, I have been to different Hill stations in Maharashtra like Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar. But if you are peace lover, then you should chose Toranmaal. Its the place from where you can see back water of Sardar Sarovar and it is covered with dense forest. Here you can see real beauty of nature. You need to cross Saat Payari (Seven fold) ghat to reach this place, so its best for bike riders. Best time to visit this place is during Monsoons.
Rohit Shroff 1 year ago
- Make sure you carry a camera to capture the essence of natures bounty oozing out of the city.
- Avoid travelling the city during summers owing to hot and dry weather and heat and monsoon due to heavy rainfall.
- Carry a your swim wear and beach equipments and take proper precaution while indulging an sport activities.