Places to Visit For A Weekend Near Nagpur
Adasa is located at a distance of 45 km from Nagpur. This small village has a lot of ancient and magnificent temples. There is also a temple of Ganapati here, which is worth visiting. The idol of the Lord is a single stone, created to facilitate the worship of devotees. This place is easy to reach from Nagpur with many buses are plying from Nagpur, Kamleshwar and Saoner
Khekranala is located at a distance of 55 km from Nagpur. There is a beautiful dam here. The location of the site is so green and quiet, as it is in the range of Khapra forest. Dense foliage covers the water tank.
Markanda is a group of about 24 temples, which resembles the architecture of the temples of Khajuraho. This small village is situated on the left bank Vainganga, which is famous as a place of worship. The place takes its name from Sage Markandeya.
Dhapewada Lake is located 8 km from Ramtek and 60 km from Nagpur. This place has a small temple of Vithoba lies peacefully on the banks of the river Chandrabhaga. It has a variety of water sports on offer too. This place is known as the Pandharpur of Vidarbha. Khindsey Lake is another beautiful water amid the green strip Ramtek hill. This place is an ideal picnic spot.
Nagardhan also has a strong, believed to be built by the Bhonsles. Endowed with an abundance of wildlife, Nagzira has a wildlife sanctuary resting in natural areas are a harmonious combination of lush vegetation and water bodies. Gaur, sambar and deer can be seen here.
Nawegaon forest dam is the most popular resort of Vidarbha. The resort offers different adventure sports. Kolu Patel Kohli built this dam in the beginning of the 18th century. A lake adorns the center of the mountain ranges. There are also watchtowers to capture wildlife in action. There is a deer park near the dam, named after Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, along with three fascinating gardens and children's playground.
Ram temple, which is over 600 years old and Jain Temple, which has some beautiful carvings and sculptures are the main attractions of Ramtek. Ramtek is at a distance of 50 km from Nagpur. Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman are believed to have visited this place. Kalidas composed Meghdoot here.
Strategically located along the river Dham, is extremely important Pavnar history. Its name derives from Pawan Rajput rule. It is one of the most prehistoric colonies in the district. Gandhi Ashram Kuti and Vinobaji Paramdham are the attractions of this place.