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Vikramgad Tourism

Vikramgad, situated about 80km from Mumbai is a small village on the Manor - Jwahar road in the Thane District of Maharashtra. It is a nature escapade and blessed with lush vegetation and ample flora and fauna.

It is famous for its warli paintings that finds its origins here as well as Tarpa a dance form which is performed here at various occasions It is one of the quick getaway places near Mumbai.

Things to do in Vikramgad

1. Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls

Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls
Pilucha Dhabdhaba is a waterfall in a quaint little spot of Vikramgad. The gushing clear water freefalling from the mountains is quite a sight that attracts many travelers. The waterfall is in its pri (Read More)me during monsoons.

2. Jai Vilas Palace

Jai Vilas Palace
Built by Raje Yashwantrao Maukane, the palace was constructed between 1938-1942. The stone used for this palace was brought Kalidhond 5km away and is said that the quarry was destroyed after the palac (Read More)e was completed.

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The Mesmerizing Village

Originally being a small village in the Thane district, Vikramgad has managed to earn an identity of its own. Away from the hustle bustle of the city, Vikramgad is a beautiful natural escapade for someone looking forward to a travel adventure. With the place blooming with life and greenery after the monsoon, the place is a much-preferred spot by all the adventure and nature enthusiasts. Ideal for picnics and trekking, Vikramgad is a much needed weekend getaway and is thus one of the people's favourite.

The tourism in the area has increased tremendously in the last few years, because of people's awareness about the city and upcoming mode of transportation. With dense forests bordering the city and plenty of Chickoo and Mango plantations in the territory, it leaves its visitors mesmerised with the beauty it offers to people visiting the place. Various other nature-oriented adventure activities, like Kayaking, Barbeque, Rappelling, Mountain Biking, Wall Climbing, Fishing and Nature walks and treks, attracts a large number of tourists down to Vikramgad, thus making Vikramgad such a look forward destinations amongst the tourists.

Suggested Itinerary for Vikramgad

Day 1: Start early morning with a fresh mind to enjoy the trekking from the Vikramgad-Bhupatgad route. People not interested in trekking can also look forward to Mountain Biking or long nature trails in the adjacent forests. Also, enjoy Kakaying once in your day and then camp in the outskirts if with a group of people.

Day 2: Utilise the day 2 to explore Vikramgad further. Visit the famous Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls and The Jai Vilas Palace, the two most places most looked forward by the tourists. Explore the market by the end of your second day to shop for some souvenirs peculiar to the village.

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How to Reach Vikramgad

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Located in the state of Maharashtra, Vikramgad is overall well-connected with all the major parts of the country. The capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai, is just at a distance of about 110 km from Vikramgad, which often acts as a connecting node between Vikramgad and several other important cities in and outside the country.The road and rail network is well built, and unlike most of the tourist destinations in India, Vikramgad is also accessible by waterways through Mumbai. The convenience of the modes of transportation helps the tourist to plan their trip better and to travel down to Vikramgad hassle-free.

How to reach Vikramgad by flight

Situated at a distance of about 110 km from Vikramgad, the nearest airport to the town is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai. Flights from major cities of India including Delhi, Jodhpur, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Chennai ply down to Mumbai at regular intervals. Many International destinations are too connected to Mumbai airport through some functioning airline companies. From Mumbai, private taxis, many buses and even some private autorickshaws come down to Vikramgad travelling a time distance of about 2 hours. Come down to Mumbai and then book a taxi for the most convenient way to reach Vikramgad.

How to reach Vikramgad by road

With NH848 and NH48 connecting it with major Maharashtrian cities, Vikramgad is bestowed with an extremely well-developed road network. The roads are well built and are thus an important mode of conveyance for the tourists. Some buses from the main cities of Maharashtra like Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur and a few other cities from neighbouring stated like Gujrat and Madhya Pradesh ply down to the city and are an extremely comfortable option for one to plan their travel. From AC buses to sleeper coaches, a variety of buses run on this route on pocket-friendly rates. Some private taxi services have also come up with facilities to make sure one reaches Vikramgad in the least time possible and with all the convenience you need.

How to reach Vikramgad by train

Thane railway station, located at a distance of 100 km from Vikramgad is the nearest railhead to the town. Major trains from all over the country and some local trains within Maharashtra run till Thane, providing the tourists with some travelling options to chose from. Thane is an important railway station in the western India and is thus connected to the other places conveniently, thus saving the tourists planning to visit the place from hassle. Take up the regular bus service or book a cab from Thane to reach further to Vikramgad.

Local transport in Vikramgad

State transport buses and rickshaws are easily available. You can even take local trains to a station closer to Vikramgad and then take a rickshaw to commute.

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What is famous about Vikramgad?

With Mumbai being a nearby cities, the town has a number of transportation options from tourists all around the world, thus helping tourists reach Vikramgad without much hassle. Also, the quaint nature of the village acts as an alluring factor to many tourists looking for an escapade in the proximity of the sea.

What is not so good about Vikramgad?

The place cannot be visited all throughout the year. The temperature is high during the summer time, along with high humidity and torrential rains in the monsoon further limits the tourism in the area, thus limiting the time one can pay a visit to Vikramgad.

Who should visit Vikramgad?

For nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers, Vikramgad might be your perfect getaway. A weekend trip to Vikramgad will be an ideal visit. The place is much chased by young people in groups, but can overall be visited by everyone having an eye for nature.

What is the best time to visit Vikramgad?

Located in the proximity of Mumbai and the coastal area, Vikramgad has strikingly similar weather conditions to that of Mumbai and Pune. The place is associated with hot and humid summers, and the monsoon is accompanied with erratic shower spells and often experiences torrential rains as well. Winters is the best season for the tourist to explore Vikramgad because of the pleasant atmospheric state during that time of the year.

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What is the local food in Vikramgad?

The local cuisine here is dominated by Maharashtrian food with a blend of South and North Indian cuisines. This place is known for it's spicy food of curries and fries.
Misal - a spicy gravy of potatoes, peas and other sprouts, makes for a mouth-watering meal.
Vada Pav is the on the go fast food famous here.

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What is the best way to reach Vikramgad?

Located in the state of Maharashtra, Vikramgad is overall well-connected with all the major parts of the country. The capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai, is just at a distance of about 110 km from Vikramgad, which often acts as a connecting node between Vikramgad and several other important cities in and outside the country.The road and rail network is well built, and unlike most of the tourist destinations in India, Vikramgad is also accessible by waterways through Mumbai. The convenience of the modes of transportation helps the tourist to plan their trip better and to travel down to Vikramgad hassle-free.

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What are the places near Vikramgad?

The top places near to Vikramgad are Suryamal which is 26 km from Vikramgad, Bhandardara which is located 76 km from Vikramgad, Jawhar which is located 18 km from Vikramgad, Nasik which is located 75 km from Vikramgad, Daman which is located 74 km from Vikramgad

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