"Away from the city crowds, the town of Kashid is a perfect getaway place for those who seek peace and tranquility. The soothing noises of the sea waves, palm leaves which sway when the wind blows them are things that you will not get to see in the hustle and bustle of the cities. Kashid is a very clean and an untouched town which has a lot to offer to its tourists.
Places to See in Kashid
Destinations that one must not miss out to visit in Kashid are:
1- Murud Janjira:
At a distance of just 18 kms from Kashid, Janjira is the local name of a fort situated on an island off the coastal village of Murud. The fort is situated on an oval shaped rock off the Arabian sea coast. It is one of the strongest marine forts in India. One can come to this fort on the sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. The main gate of the fort faces Rajapuri which is sometimes visible from the shore. The fort still has 19 rounded bastions. Tourists who visit Kashid must not forget to visit the fort of Janjira.
2- Kashid Beach: The white sands, blue waters, serene coastline, adventurous activities and much more is offered by the Kashid Beach. One hot spot for tourists from Pune, this beach is a rendezvous of calm waters and blue skies. A perfect holiday destination for beach lovers, Kashid also offers a number of water activities. Beach biking, jet skiing, kayaking, banana ride, snorkeling and para sailing are thoroughly enjoyed by the tourists here. The dimly lit restaurants are a great place to spend your evenings enjoying the sensationalizing sunset and the delicious meals.
3- Phansad Bird Sanctuary: Spread over 52 sq km, Phansad Bird Sancuary is just 115 km from Pune. The wildlife enthusiasts love to visit this sanctuary as it boasts 720 species of Flora and 279 species of Fauna. Nature lovers enjoy the sight of some of the most beautiful birds here. Though one can see several species of fauna including leopards and many more, this sanctuary is also a home to many birds. One can take a leisure walk in the sanctuary and witness diverse species and insects. If you are in this little town of beaches, you must not miss out the Phansad Bird Sanctuary to make good memories.
Things to do in Kashid
Though the town of Kashid is small and untouched, there are a number of activities that the tourists indulge in here. One can enjoy various water activities and rides like kayaking, snorkeling, jet skiing, beach biking and much more at the beaches of this town. Nature enthusiasts can have a good stroll or take a safari in the Bird sanctuary. Most of the tourists are seen dining and spending some leisure time with their loved ones at the restaurants here. The amazing forts here are worth a visit because of the locations that they are situated in.
Kashid is a lovely place to holiday and a top priority for tourists from Pune. Though not far away from places like Pune and Mumbai, the beaches are still unexplored and clean. Tourists can enjoy the unspoiled nature with their families and friends. "