Ramkund was developed by Chitrarao Khatarkar in 1696. This holy tank is 27 m by 12 m in area. It is believed that Rama and Sita used to bath in this tank. People bring ashes of their deceased relatives and immerse it in this holy tank. People of Hindu believe that the departed souls would attain moksha or liberation by doing so. Ashes of big personalities like Pandit Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Y B Chavan and others have been immersed at Ramkund.
How to reach Nashik
By Air: The nearest commercial airport is in Mumbai around 182 kilometers away. It takes around 5 hrs. by road from Mumbai to reach Nasik.
By Rail: Nasik road railway station is an important link in the central railway network. The station is around 8 km northeast from the main center. From the station, you have to rely on the local transport.
By Road: Nasik is well connected to all major adjoining cities by road. The city is around 187 km from Mumbai, 202 km from Pune. State transport buses from other major states like Mumbai, Gujarat and Karnataka operate to Nasik with appreciable frequency.