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Marathi, Hindi and English.

2 Days

from late October to March.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
23℃ to 28℃

Jawhar Tourism

Lying amidst the panoramic exquisiteness of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, Jawhar is also known a mini Mahabaleshwar is a small town which has stored an abundance of euphoric experiences and colourful backdrops for nature lovers. The small hill station is famous for its vibrant culture and picturesque beauty. Jawhar is one of the places in Maharashtra which has preserved its marvellously striking tribal culture and profoundly aesthetic works of art such as ‘warli paintings’ which serve as the souvenirs of Jawhar and leaves the tourists amazed. It is a land of Nod blessed with blubbery waterfalls, extravagant mountain chains and aquamarine terrains making this place a matchless destination for couples and admirers of nature’s flawless gorgeousness.

This place is a perfect mix of the natural beauty and rich tribal culture both preserved and adored by every traveller who pays a visit to this dreamland. The breathtaking serenity of Dabhosa falls, enchanting mythological charm of Hanuman point which according to the folklore was the place where Lord Hanuman rested while he was on his way to meet Bharath (Lord Rama’s brother) and places like acclaimed sunset point in Jawhar with an enthralling picturesque, Jawhar becomes a paradise to spend quality time with your loved ones and cherish the memories of this sabbatical.

Attractions

Shirpamal

1.Shirpamal

3 kilometres from city centre

Rejoice in the heroism on the great Maratha King Chhatrapati Shivaji and enjoy the scenery from the top of the hill in Shrimpamal. Gather the essen...

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Jai Vilas Palace

2.Jai Vilas Palace

863 kilometres from city centre

Down the memory lane, this palace served as the residential palace of the Munke royal family. Also known as Raj Bari this palace is located on a hi...

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Sunset Point

3.Sunset Point

251 kilometres from city centre

Spend a wonderful evening in the gloaming sun painting the sky with the splash of orange, yellow, blue, pink.. shimmering in every colour possible ...

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Shopping in Jawhar

4.Shopping in Jawhar

2730 kilometres from city centre

The small town of Jawhar pitches myriad of options to the buyers to carry out a full-fledged shopping spree. The most famous amongst the shoppers i...

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Hanuman Point

5.Hanuman Point

1 kilometres from city centre

Sitting calmly in the backdrop of the dome of Jai Vilas Palace and lush green wildwood, the Hanuman point has always been the perfect place to rela...

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Land of Capering Cascades

Jawhar is a small hill station with about 11,000 inhabitants. Apart from an enchantingly mesmerising landscape it also has managed to preserve its rich cultural tradition and striking tribal style of living. Jawhar the erstwhile princely state was ruled by Raja Patang Shah V (The last king who ruled the state after independence). During the colonial rule, the small city of Jawhar was merged with the Bombay Presidency and was felicitated with a nine-gun salute by the Britishers. Since then it has been the part of Maharashtra state.

The place is filled with colourful memories and captivating blessedness of mother nature and at the same time, it offers a unique chance to the travellers to glamorise in the aesthetics of the tribal lifestyle. One of the major spotlights of this town is the world famous Warli Paintings which captures the rural ethnicity in the best possible way.

The best time for visiting this place is during the early spring that is from late October to March or during the winter months, due to the elevation of 447 meters above the sea level this place remains moderately hot during the summers where the temperature soars up to the 30 degrees. Considering the place is hit by the South Western Monsoon from June to September it greets heavy rainfall and volleys.

How to reach

The two closest airports are Nasik airport and the Mumbai International Airport which are 80 km and 98 km away for the destination. Both the airports are connected to many prominent cities of India and are major airports in Maharashtra.

The nearest railway station is Igatpuri station, around 60 km away from Jawhar. 

Taking a taxi is most convenient since it is very comfortable and hassle-free.

Distance from major cities:

  • Mumbai to Jawhar Distance – 154 km

  • Thane to Jawhar Distance – 105 km

  • Dahanu to Jawhar Distance – 70 km

  • Pune to Jawhar Distance – 250 km

  • Kasara to Jawhar Distance – 71 km

  • Nasik to Jawhar Distance – 87 km

 

How to Reach by Flight

The two closest airports are Nasik airport and the Mumbai International Airport which are 80 km and 98 km away for the destination. Both the airports are connected to many prominent cities of India and are major airports in Maharashtra where one can easily find a taxi to reach Jawhar.

How to Reach by Train

The nearest railway station from Jawhar is Igatpuri railway station in Nasik at a distance of 60 km. It takes around 2 hours to reach Jawhar from there. The station is well equipped and has a 24x7 taxi service available.

How to Reach by Bus

Buses from neighbouring cities are very few and not frequent. Finding a bus can prove to be difficult.

How to Reach by Road

The best option of transport is a private taxi or rentals cars which are very easily available and are very convenient choices.

Distance from major cities is as follows:

  • Mumbai to Jawhar Distance – 154 km

  • Thane to Jawhar Distance – 105 km

  • Dahanu to Jawhar Distance – 70 km

  • Pune to Jawhar Distance – 250 km

  • Kasara to Jawhar Distance – 71 km

  • Nasik to Jawhar Distance – 87 km

How to travel within

One can find taxis and cabs within the city, however the best way to explore the beautiful town in by travelling on one's own feet and getting lost in the scenic portrayal of the town.

Know before you go

CUISINE IN JAWHAR: One can find the exquisite Marathi cuisine, the famous Warli meal which is very difficult to find, other than that one can fairly find Punjabi, Chinese and South Indian cuisines. There are no fancy restaurants in Jawhar, however home-cooked meals offered by the locals are totally easy on the pocketbook. Another eating option is community kitchens in Kelichapada.

HOTELS IN JAWHAR: It has all of two good hotels –

Pushpanjali (contact Santosh Bhattad +91-8080175050 / +91-9270656666) and Shanti Sarovar.

There are some lodges as well situated around Jawhar and there are very shrimpy exclusive resorts.

The Dabhosa Waterfall Resort (contact Mr Ramesh 9223596514)offers a good stay. 

EXPENSES: Jawhar costs dime a dozen in comparison to its heavy delight. One can finish the entire tour (a couple of days) under Rs 5000, (excluding for vehicle hire). One can carry cash as well as a card to the trip. ATM's are available in the town.

SHOPPING IN JAWHAR: The small town offers a myriad of options to carry out a shopping spree. The most famous amongst the shoppers in the Warli paintings. originally done on the walls, these paintings also find their place in the forms of canvas painting as well so one can easily grab the opportunity to fill the homes with aesthetics of the Warli paintings.

 

Jawhar Itinerary

Day 1- Reach Jawhar by morning and check into a hotel. After relaxing and freshening up, one can start the day by touring the glorious Jai Vilas Palace and relish in it radiantly splendid charm. Head out to Hanuman Point after spending around two hours exploring the Jai Vilas Palace, Hanuman point is situated very close to Jai Vilas Palace making it easy to commute. luxuriate in the spectacular view from there. After touring these two places, have lunch and embark towards Shirpamal. 

Day 2- Start the day by visiting a historic place, Bhopatgad Fort a grandeur of luxury. After this, one can visit Dabdaba Falls. The gushing waterfalls clubbed with breathtakingly soothing mother nature's charm will leave one awestruck. Then, in the evening, bask in the serene beauty of the sunset point and fall in love with the immaculateness of it. Do not forget to grab some amazingly artistic handicrafts and famous Warli paintings.

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