India (MSAI) - VPMC, Nashik, Maharashtra
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Student hostel Student flat Host family Service Apartments

LC of VPMC, Nashik, Maharashtra can offer boarding and lodging also in service apartments.
LC of VPMC, Nashik, Maharashtra does NOT accept couples.
Friend, relatives or pets will NOT be accepted.

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OVERVIEW

Hello, future incoming students, we are more than pleased to welcome you to the Grape City of India, Nashik
Nashik has a personality of its own, due to its mythological, historical, cultural and social importance. The city is situated on the banks of Godavari River which is also known as GANGES OF THE SOUTH, making Nashik one of the most holiest place. 
The city is situated at 700 meters above the sea level which gives it a pleasant weather all year round. Nashik is situated in northwesthern region of maharashtra at the foothills of western ghats. Its is surrounded by hills on all sides and beautiful lakes. 
Nashik is one the fastest growing meteropolis in India. 
Rich cultural diversity ranging from ancient temples which has historical as well as mythological importance, coin museum to extensive wineyards can be found here. 
It also host the renowed Sula Fest . Maharashtra University of Health Science which is the parent body of all the medical colleges in India is situated here.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
LC of VPMC, Nashik, Maharashtra has two medical colleges (Suyash and Suvichar hospital)
Nashik's leading multispeciality Hospital, Suyash Hospital and Suvichar Hospital provide required medical treatment and advanced medical facilities to patients. Well equipped with trauma care center, Operation theaters, ICU's , diagnostic center, and advanced pathology lab and special high risk obstetrics unit and good flow of patients, the LC of Nashik provide great clerkship experience.
Suyash Hospital offers an exchange in the following departments: Gynaecology.

 Suvichar Hospital offers an exchange in the following departments: Intensive and Critical Care; Internal Medicine-Pulmonary.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
BOARDING

Student hostel
Student flat
Host family
Service Apartments

LODGING

Student hostel
Student flat
Host family
Service Apartments

TRANSPORTATION

Nearest airport to Nashik is Mumbai(Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport). The distance from airport to Nashik is about 185 km. Nashik railway station is one of the major station in central railway. One can reach Nashik through NH3 from Mumbai. Several luxury coaches, state buses and private taxis run between Mumbai and Nashik . 
LOCAL TRANSPORT
Autorickshaws are readily available everwhere at reasonable prices . Taxis and buses are also available in the city .

SOCIAL PROGRAM

Depending on month of arrival, LC may organise a social program .

MUST SEE

Panchavati Ram Kund
Panchavati has significant religious attributes for Hindus with significant temple complex on the bend of Godavari River.It is a pilgrimage site, with the Kumbhmela, the largest peaceful gathering in the world taking place every 12 years. Panchavti is the area where Hindu mythological God Lord Rama with his wife and brother stayed during their exile. 
Ram kund is the holy place for Hindus. Devotees believe that dip in this tank will fulfill all their wishes and make them free of their sins.
Ramkund during Kumbhmela
ANJANERI 
Anjaneri is one of the exquisite attractions of Nasik city, which is also known as an important fort in the Trimbakeshwar region. Situated 4264 feet above sea level, Anjaneri is spiritual place between Nasik and Trimbakeshwar.
Anjaneri is birthplace of Lord Hanuman, and is named after Hanuman's mother ANJANI. Anjaneri is major delight for devout and hikers alike . 
Trekkers from all around come here for one day trek to experience the pictuersque landscape and awesome weather.
TRIMBAKESHWAR SHIVA TEMPLE
Trimbakeshwar, an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas. It is dedicated to the god SHIVA. 
Kusavata, a Kunda in the temple premises is the source of the longest river in pennisular India. The temple is situated 28 km from nasik city. Trimbakeshwar is the holiest and one of the important pilgrimage place.
PANDAVLENI
Pandavleni caves are 2000-year-old, and it was built by the Jain Kings. It is a group of 24 Hinayana Buddhist Caves, which date back between 1st century BC and 2nd century AD. These caves are at a distance of 8 km from Nashik.
Caves are located midway up the Trirashmi Hill, some 100 m above the surroundings, facing north-east. Climb to caves is not too hard and the atmosphere around the caves is very peaceful. The carvings in the caves are worth seeing. 
VINEYARDS
Wine tourism is the new buzzword in Nashik, around four hours from Mumbai. There are almost 50 wineries in and around Nashik, and excitingly for wine lovers, many Nashik vineyards now have tasting rooms. Some of the famous ones are SULA VINEYARD , SOMA VINEYARDS, YORK WINERY. 
To get away from daily busy routine, vineyards are best place for relaxation and hangout with dear ones.
Sula wineyards

Soma wineyards

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

LC OF VPMC,NASHIK ,MAHARASHTRA  may provide lodging and boarding in service apartment.  
LC OF VPMC. NASHIK, MAHARASHTRA does not accept couples .
Friends, relatives and pets are NOT allowed.