Published on : Friday, February 5, 2021
In Konkan, Nashik, Pune, Aurangabad, Amravati, and Nagpur divisions, the Maharashtra State Directorate of Tourism will shortly be arranging 20 tourism festivals. In February and March 2021, the festivals will be organized with a mission to boost up state tourism.
The tourism festivals comprise Grape Harvesting Festival in the Nashik district, the Nandur Madhmeshwar Festival, the Kajve Festival in the Bhandardara area of Ahmednagar district, and the Laling Fort Festival in Dhule district. The Wai Festival will be hosted in the Satara district, as the Panhala Festival will take place in the Kolhapur district.
Also, people can make the most and have an awesome experience at the Junnar Grape Festival. It would be held in Pune district.
Tourists exploring Konkan will get the chance to enjoy the Vengurla (Sagareshwar) Festival in Sindhudurg District, Shrivardhan Festival in Raigad District, Katalshilpa Festival in Ratnagiri District, and Velas/Anjarle Festival.
Also, the Aurangabad division has come to a decision to arrange festivals that include 13 festivals in the Osmanabad district, Kapildhara festival in the Beed district, and hotel festival in Nanded district.
In the Amravati division, the Sindkhed Raja Festival will be organized in Buldhana district; the Narnala Fort Festival will take place in Akola district, while the Tipeshwar Sanctuary Festival will be organized in Yavatmal district.
Also, the Nagpur division will be welcoming different festivals at the same time like the Ramtek Festival in Nagpur district, Bor Dam and Wildlife Festival, and Bodhalaksa Bird Festival in Gondia district.
The State government is mainly targeting to bring Maharashtra’s remote places on the tourism map. To quote Dhananjay Sawalkar, Joint Director of Maharashtra Tourism, “Now that the situation is slowly returning to normal, Maharashtra is gearing up to welcome tourists. The forthcoming festivals provide an opportunity to travel the State. We appeal to tourists to join the festivals with the aim of understanding Maharashtra. The State has a great cultural heritage. Tourists will get a chance to see this heritage and beauty of the State through these festivals.”