The third largest and second most popular state in India is Maharashtra, often called the gateway to the heart of India. This beautiful state is situated in the north centre of Indian Peninsula bordered by the states of Karnataka, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The state is primarily known for its ancient Ajanta and Ellora caves, and pilgrim destinations. The hill stations like Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani, Khandala, Matheran are cool, green retreats and offer great trekking. For tourists monsoon is the best time to visit. Maharashtra is one of the most industrialized states of India, as well as the whole bolywood industry find its origin here in this state. There is a lot more to experience on Maharshtra Tourism.