Nasik city is located in India's state of Maharashtra . The city is in the north west of Maharashtra some 185 km from Mumbai and 202 km from Pune. This city popularly known as the 'wine capital of India' or the 'Grape city' is located in the Western Ghats, on the western edge of the Deccan Peninsula. Nasik is the administrative headquarters of both Nasik district and Nasik division. This city is famous for its picturesque surrounding and the pleasant climataure.
Known as the religious center of India, Nasik is one of the four most holiest places in India where the drops of nectar fell when demigods and demons fought over it. It is located on the banks of river Godavari encircled by nine hills- Durga, Ganesh, chitraghanta, Pandav, Dinger Ali Mhasarul, Jogwanda, Pathanpura, and Konkani. Nasik is one city which rose to name in the mythological era and has carried its aura to the present age withstanding the test of time. The greatest of all shows on the land of India, the world renowned Maha Kumbhmela also happens in this city. It happens every 12 years and attracts tourists from all over the world. The important aspect of Kumbh mela is the astonishing unity amidst diversity that occurs in this sacred occasion.