Weekend spots to see around Mumbai


Popularly called Bombay, fashion hub and largest city of India, it is an archieopalgo, covered by 7 islands on the konkan coastline the name Mumbai is derived from Hindu Goddess Mumbadevi. It is a popular port city filled with multi cultural lifestyle.

Weekend spots from Mumbai, offer best nature, variety flora, abundant historical spots and lot of adventure to do. Driving to weekend spots, gives the best picturesque views and panaromic views too.

Here are some spots-

-MATHERAN- a small hill station 90km away from Mumbai with pleasant weather all through the year, is a popular weekendend getaway around Mumbai. There are 28points that give the best panaromic views. Besides the 28points Charlotte lake, Shivajis ladder, Prabhakaran fort, are places to see. Paragliding, parasailing, are famous adventure sports done here, while Marathi thali,Puran Poli, solkadhi are yummy bites.

-ALIBAUG- Located 100kms away from Mumbai, a coastal town in the konkan region, filled with sandy beaches, Alibaug beach, Vrindavan farm, kangkeshwsr forest, Murud layers fort, undheri fort are places to see. Marathi cuisine is popular along with yummy seafood, while jet skiing, kayaking, surfing are popular adventure sports.

-LAVASA- A beautiful hill station near Pune which is filled with picturesque views and panaromic views. From Pune it is 65km away. Temghar dam, Bamboosa are popular places to visit. Marathi cuisine prevail all over along with mughalai and Konkani cuisine. Camping, indoor games, watersports are popular adventure sports to enjoy.

-LONAVLA- A popular weekend spot located 96kms away from Mumbai, a popular hill station filled with beautiful nature, mesmerising views and bewitching forest to admire. Bhaja Caves, Bushi dam, Karla Caves, Rajmachi fort, Tigers leap, Lonavla lake are some places to see. Marathi cuisine prevail all over, while paragliding, bungee jumping, rafting, kayaking are popular adventure sports done here.

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-WAI- Located 89km away from Pune, popularly called Dakshinkashi, Located one the Sahyadri mountains ranges, a beautiful hill station filled with amazing nature, a popular weekend spot to visit. Vairatgad fort, Krishnabai Mandir, mahaganapathi temple, Rajouri Caves, and nana phadnavis Wada are popular to see. Marathi cuisine is popular all over the town to taste while camping, kayaking, cycling are famous adventure sports done.

-BHANDARDARA- Located 117km away from Mumbai, a beautiful hill station filled with lush greenery, beautiful waterfalls and abundant nature. Umbrella falls, Kalsubai Peak, Arthur lake, Agastya Rishi ashram, Wilson dam, are places to see. Maharashtrian and Gujarathi thali are popular to taste while trekking, camping, are popular adventure sports.

-KAMSHET- A picturesque hill station, surrounded by western ghats, small villages, natural scenery and fresh air. Shinde wadi Hills, kondeshwar temple, bhairi Caves, pawna lake are place to see. Marathi cuisine, streetfood are popular to taste while paragliding, camping are popular adventure sports.

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-MANDWA- Located 136kms away from Mumbai, a beautiful beach town filled with breathtaking views, cool beaches and coconut palm groves are surrounded all over. Mandwa beach, Kihim beach, Mandava beach are places to visit, while Marathi cuisine, sea food are popular adventure sports done here.

-IGATPURI- Called the wine capital of Mumbai,Located at Nashik district, it is 130km away from Mumbai, which is filled with abundant nature and picturesque beauty. Camel valley, Kasturbhai Peak, ghatandevi temple, kulangadd trek, Bhatsa river valley are places go see. Marathi cuisine is popular all over the town, while boating, rappelling, river swimming are adventure done here.

-PALGHAR- Located 109kms away from Mumbai a lovely weekend spot, with mesmerising, views, peaceful ambience, cool beaches, kalsirga fort, Mahim beach, kelve fort, wayhoba femple are places to visit. Marathi cuisine, Konkani cuisine are popular to taste, while camping, water sports are popular adventure fo relax.

A city that never sleeps, fashion hub of India, popularly called BOMBAY now called MUMBAI, being a metropolitian cith, that many face a hustle, bustle life. A small weekend escape at time or regularly is much required. There are many such beautiful spots that offer the best relaxation, calmness, and a new beginning to face life once again.

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