From magnificent fortresses perched on top of high cliffs to the most precious heritage site in India, as well as beautiful tiger reserves and vibrant festivals, Maharashtra has much to offer the intrepid traveller. Scroll through our photo feature of some of the state’s most captivating sites.

CAPTIVATING KONKAN

Courtesy MTDC
Ropeway at Raigad
Ropeway at Raigad
Anil Rajput
Karnala Fort covered in greenery
Karnala Fort covered in greenery
Gorgeous vistas from Pratapgad Fort
Gorgeous vistas from Pratapgad Fort

 

BUDDHIST LEGACY

 

Magnificent stone pillers at Karla Caves
Magnificent stone pillers at Karla Caves
Punit Paranjpe
Sculptures in Ellora Caves
Sculptures in Ellora Caves
Courtesy MTDC
Exterior of Ellora Caves
Exterior of Ellora Caves

SEASIDE AFFAIR

Bharat Aggarwal
Boats on Malvan Beach
Boats on Malvan Beach
Punit Paranjpe
A view of Vijaydurg Fort
A view of Vijaydurg Fort
Dhritiman Mukherjee
A buggy on Alibaug Beachnear Kolaba Fort
A buggy on Alibaug Beachnear Kolaba Fort

WILD SIDE

Reeti Paandharipande
Spotted deer at Tadoba Andhari TR
Reeti Paandharipande
Indian roller at Navegaon NP
Indian roller at Navegaon NP
Reeti Paandharipande
Pheasant tailed jacana at Navegaon NP
Pheasant tailed jacana at Navegaon NP
A tiger at Umred Karhandla WLS
A tiger at Umred Karhandla WLS