Vasunde village near Khopoli where the homestay is situated is at its greenest best right after monsoon. Winter is nice and pleasant as well, when Mumbaikars can finally put their jackets to good use!
Things To Do
In the property
• Lie on the hammock or sit in the verandah to admire the paddy fields below while listening to some jazz or maybe finish reading that book that you started in 2019.
• Learn cooking from the host, Mrs Beena Nair
• Play indoor board games
• Indulge in hearty yoga practices
• Stargazing at night is an abolute must
Around the property
Meet the local deity
Interesting legends and mystical views will keep you company during a short hike to the temple of the local deity, situated 900 m/meters above sea level!
Walk till your heart’s content
Unlike anything you would experience in the city, rustic trails from the property will lead you towards the forest to be left alone and surrounded by nature. You can also choose to head towards the tiny villages to get a glimpse of the local life.
Amba River has many spots for you to sit and catch some fish. If you’re a first-timer, ask the friendly owners to give you a helping hand.Imagica, India’s only theme park is just 17kms away. So if you absolutely must do something during this getaway, you can easily enjoy the park’s many adventure rides.
By air: Mumbai airport and Pune airport both are equi-distant from the Banyan Bliss. Hit the expressway towards Lonavala and turn onto Khopoli.
By Train: Regular trains ply till Khopoli which is a mere half an hour away from the property.
By road: A quick road trip would be ideal via the expressway. After the Khalapur toll, head towards Khopoli and on to Vasunde village.
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