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Tours - TOUR NO 03 CHIKHALDARA HILL STATION

 

CHIKALDARA HILL STATION
 Situated at an altitude of 1118 m, Chikhaldara is the only hill resort in the Vidarbha region, and has the added distinction of being the only coffee-growing area in Maharashtra. Chikhaldara is full of deep valleys, and these valleys are full of velvet mist and majestic trees. All this makes it a very popular summer retreat. With abundance of natural scenery, exciting wildlife, breathtaking waterfalls and a placid lake, the beauty of Chikhaldara is overwhelming. The scenic beauty of Chikhaldara can be enjoyed from Hurricane Point, Prospect Point and Devi Point. It is named after "Keechaka". This is theplace where Bheema killed villainous Keechaka and threw him into the valley. It thus came to be known as "Keechakadara" - "Chikhaldara" is its 
corruption.
Tourist attractions around Chikaldhara:
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary 
Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Amaravati district of Vidarbha region. This sanctuary is named after "Keechaka".Tourists can find Panthers, Sloth Bears, Sambar, andWild Boar. One can even spot Wild Dogs over here.
Melghat Tiger Reserve
Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of Amaravati district in Satpuda hill range. This tiger reserve of 1676.93-sq-km is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra .

Wan Sanctuary
Wan sanctuary is located in Melghat area of Amravati District. It is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on southeastern part. This area is part and parcel of Melghat and is rich in flora and fauna biodiversity. The hilly rugged terrain possesses Tropical Dry Deciduous forests.
Points in Chikaldhara 
Gavilgadh Fort  
Shrouded in mist and myths is the Gavali tribal fort of Gavilgad or Gavaligad, on the Chikhaldara plateau, now under the Melghat Tiger Project. Featured in the epic, the Mahabharata, this is the place where Bheema killed the villainous Keechaka in a Herculean bout and then threw him into the valley. It thus came to be known as Keechakadara - Chikhaldara is its corruption.
Bhimkund 
Located 1.5 km from the village, this is the place where Bheema is said to have washed hishands in a pond after killing Keechaka. A 3500-foot deep valley and a stream on the leftof the valley are the attractions
Devi Mandir
This point is nearer to the shakkar lake, the cave temple lies under three huge slabs ofrock. Water from the shakkar lake continuously seeps through the ceiling of the cave.
Shakkar Lake
This lake is near Devi point. It is on the way to Gavilgad fort. Boating is available here

Hariken Point 

It is situated at southern region of the upper plateau of Chikhaldara near government garden. One can see the Gavilgarh fort, Mozari village, Vairat hills and the huge area of the under the hills side.

Sunset Point 

The point is situated on the Vairat hills at Vairat. Which is considered to be King’s Vairatcapital in the Mahabharata era? Sunset is very attractive to see. Chikhaldara in the east from here and on west lays the numerous hill ranges befitting the name Satpuda's

Panchbol Point  

This is one of the famous and important points, The five hills edges are connected naturally and it becomes a common huge valley, sound echoes five times hence it’s called panch valley...

Day wise Itinerary

Day 01 : Mumbai/Pune-Chikhaldara

Departure from Mumbai / Pune/ Nagpur / Amravati to Chikhaldara on arrival check 

intoHotel / Resort day is free to explore city on your own o/n halt.

Day 02 : Chikhaldara 

After B/F proceed to local sightseeing evening free for shopping and rest in hotel/resort o/n halt.

Day 03 : Chikhaldara

After Bf proceed to Melghat Wild life sanctuary evening return back to hotel/resort 

o/n halt.

Day 04 : Chikhaldara-Mumbai/Pune

After b/f return back to Mumbai / Pune on arrival drop at residence / Airport / Railway Station with memorable experiences of India Tours & Travels.

Tour Endsreathtaking view of the whole valley.
Day 03 : Bhandardara-Pune/Mumbai
After B/F return back to Mumbai / Pune on arrival drop at residence / Airport / 
Railway Station with memorable experiences of Gagangiri Tours & Travels.

 

Tour Ends

 Price includes:  

 (Stay 02 Night at Bhandardara)  Breakfast & Dinner 

From Mumbai-Pune pickup & Drop by Non a/c car for Standard package/C car for 

Deluxe Package .All applicable taxes.

Child Policy: 

Child Cost ( between 5 to 12 yrs)- with Extra bed 45 % of Adult cost

- without Extra bed 30 % of Adult cost

Cost Excludes:

Air fare / train fare.Service tax 4.03%

Any meals other then those specified in 'Cost Includes'.Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.Sightseeing other than mention in Tour programme.

Any other item not specified in 'cost includes'. 

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Hill Stations of Maharashtra
As the state of Maharashtra is the Home of Sahydri Mountains, the state has many appealing hill stations. The Britishers founded most of these hill stations during their colonial era to beat the scorching heat. But the beauty and the charming glory are still alive in these hill stations. The Western Ghats, which form a part of the Sahydri range, has also lots of beautiful hill stations.

Hill stations of Maharashtra not only attract the foreign tourists but also Indian domestic tourists, which are exhausted with the fast urban life. Popular hill stations of Maharashtra are Matheran, Lonavala, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Panchagani, Bhandardara, Malshej Ghat, Amboli, Chikhaldara Panhala, Panchgani, Sawantwadi, Toranmal, and Jawahar. It is said that each hill station of Maharashtra has unique characteristic and its closeness to a city makes it very popular.

Amboli
Amboli is located in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. This hill station is at an altitude of 690m above the sea level. Having dense forests and steep mountains, Amboli is the last hill resort before the coastal plains begin in the southern ranges of the Sahyadri Hills.

Bhandardara
Bhandardara is located at a distance of 70 km from Nashik. It is a small and peaceful area. This hill station is popular for fun loving and picnic lovers. Radha Falls, a deep valley, a clean and large Arthur Lake,

Chikaldhara
Chikhaldara is in Amaravatio district of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. It is believed that its name is derived from Keechaka. This hill station is the only hill station, which offers the tourists lots of wildlife, viewpoints,

Jawhar
Jawhar hill station is in Thane district of Maharashtra. Gifted with exotic valleys, thick rich forests and pleasant climate, Jawhar offers dofferent type of enjoyment comparing to other hill stations of Maharashtra.

Lonavla & Khandala
Locating at an altitude of 625m, Lonavala and Khandala are famous for its beautiful hills, deep green valleys, huge lakes, historic forts and waterfalls etc. These two hill stations are at the Sahyadris Mountains of Maharashtra

Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar is also known as the Queen of all Hill Stations. This hill station is situated at an altitude of 1,372m in the heart of Sahyadri Hills in Satara District. Its name is derived from a Lord Mahadev temple and three Sanskrit words,

Malshej Ghat
Malshejghat is in Pune, Maharashtra. This hill station is known for its special attraction for trekkers, hikers, adventurers, and nature lovers. Malshejghat is at an altitude of 700m above the sea level.

Matheran
Matheran is an important hill station of Maharashtra as it is the closest one to Mumbai and Pune. This 800m high hill station is located in Alibagh district of Maharashtra.

Panchgani
Panchgani is in Satara district of Maharashtra. One can see the Krishna River on one side and the coastal plain on the other. This hill station lies at an altitude of 1,334m above the sea level.

Panhala
Located at an altitude of 3177 feet and 18 km away from Kolhapur, Panhala is a scenic hill station and quite popular among tourists. The place houses famous Panhala fort which has great acquaintance with Maratha Empire. 

Sawantwadi
Locating at the Sahyadri Mountains at an altitude of 690m above the sea level, Sawantwadi hill station offers hours of fun to visitors. This hill station is in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.

Toranmal
Toranmal is at Satpura Hills in Akrani Taluka of Nandarpur district in Maharashtra. This hill station lies at an altitude of 1461m above the sea level. The surroundings of the Toranmal plateau are cool and greenery.

 

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