Jawhar is a town in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The nearest major urban agglomeration close by is the city of Nasik at a distance of 87 km east. One can stop by at this place while heading to the Arabian Sea coast at a distance of 77 km west. Those with an enthusiasm for water bodies and sights of seaside sunsets can visit this place.
Places to Stay
Apart from the Shanti Sarovar Resort, the town does not have many options in terms of lodging facilities. The nearest major urban agglomeration of Nasik has a lot of affordable hotels and lodges. Some of the budget hotels worth a thought are Royale Heritage Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Dhruv Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Shanti Inn (Tariff – Rs. 900), Hotel Cool Palace (Tariff – Rs. 900) among others.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi and Urdu are also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the month of Ramadan and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in or around Nasik city are Gargoti Museum (32 km away), Coin Museum, Shree Kala Ram Mandir, Trimbakeshwar Temple, Saptshrungi Gad, Gondeshwar Temple, Shree Sunder Narayan Temple, Mukti Dham, Bhakti Dham, Shree Kapaleshwar Mahadev and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Ozar Airport near Nasik at a distance of 112 km.
The Nasik Road Railway Station is the major railway station near the town at a distance of 97 km.
Various buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Most buses to the area are available from Nasik. There are a number of bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from where you will get good offers and discounts while booking your tickets.