Goa is one of the most desired travel places for youngsters. We all have at least once thought of visiting Goa with friends but only a few managed to do it actually. Goa is just 600 Kms away from Mumbai which means taking Mumbai to Goa road trip will be easy for people living in Mumbai. You can cover 600 kms in about 13 hours if you take a halt for tea, snacks, and importantly photography and social media break. The condition of roads on this route is bad in some places. So, let's start with the itinerary of this Mumbai to Goa Road Trip covering all the things and information you need for this tour.
Well, those who watched the movie "Dil Chahta Hai" must have wished to do this road trip. The entire route towards Goa is filled with amazing nature and roads. Exactly as you see in movies, you will get to experience it in real. Goa is the land of beaches, and the roads are through various ghats and I think this is enough to increase the excitement.
What is the Best time to do Mumbai to Goa Road Trip?
For Mumbai to Goa road trip, December and January are considered the best time to visit and also these are the busiest months. During December and January, it is highly recommended that you must make bookings in advance otherwise you won't get hotels there on the spot. If you are among those who don't want to be part of such crowdy atmosphere then visit Goa in February, June or in October.
During monsoon season, Goa beaches are almost empty and you will barely find the crowd in Goa. Also, during monsoon, you will see a drop in prices of hotels and other experiences in Goa. During monsoon, you will face problems in both Mumbai and Goa.
What is the Cost of Mumbai to Goa Road Trip?
Estimation on our website for Mumbai to Goa road trip is given both for those who are going by Car and also for those who are going by bike. We've included all the necessary things like Fuel, Food, Stay, Vehicle (If Rented). So, let's see how much this trip gonna cost you.
Cost for Mumbai to Goa Road Trip by Bike
For example, We are taking start location as Kurla, Mumbai. From Mumbai, Goa is approximately 600 Km. For estimating cost of trip by Bike, I am taking cost for 2 person because going with a pillion will be a good idea for this Mumbai to Goa raod trip. It will take around 13 hours from Mumbai to reach Goa. It will be a 4 Days 3 Nights trip.
On average of 25 Kmpl, Fuel cost will be approximately 4000 Rupees (Mumbai >> Goa >> Mumbai). If in case you have rented the bike, then you have to add Bike rental cost + 4000 Rupees. For stay, you will be taking a hotel for 3 nights. You can get a nice hotel room at 1500 Per Night. Food including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner will cost 6000 Rupees for 2 Person (Excluding Alcohol). Totaling all the expenses, your Mumbai to Goa Road Trip by Bike will cost you Rs.15,500+ Rupees approximately.
Cost for Mumbai to Goa Road Trip by Car
For example, We are taking start location as Kurla, Mumbai. From Kurla, Goa is approximately 600 Km. For estimating cost of trip by Car, I am taking cost for 4 people. It will take approximately 13 hours to reach Goa from Mumbai (If you take proper halt for meals and photography breaks). It will be a 4 Days 3 Nights trip.
On average of 14 Kmpl, Fuel cost will be approximately 7000 Rupees (Mumbai >> Goa >> Mumbai). If in case you have rented the car, then you have to add car rental cost + 7000 Rupees. For stay, you will be taking a hotel for 3 nights. You can get a nice hotel room at 4000 Per Night for 4 People (3 People are generally allowed in a room, ask for an extra bed for 4th person). Because you are going by Car, you have to pay toll tax, approximately you can reserve 2500 rupees for toll tax. Food including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner will cost 12000 Rupees for 4 People (Excluding Alcohol). Totaling all the expenses, your Mumbai to Goa Road Trip by Car will cost you 33,500+ Rupees approximately which means 8,375 Per Person.
What is the Recommended Vehicle for Mumbai to Goa Road Trip?
The road from Mumbai to Goa is good. You can take any type and size of Car, Bike, and Scooty for this road trip. You won't face any issue. We don't recommend any electric vehicle as this is a long road trip and getting your vehicle charged will be a big issue for you.
Route of Mumbai to Goa Road Trip
There are two different routes available for Mumbai to Goa road trip. We will be taking you through the best possible route for this road trip. This is the best route available for going to Goa from Mumbai:
Mumbai to Goa Route via Asian Highway 47 (594 Kms and 13 Hours Approximately)
Head South-East on Santacruz-Chembur Link road for 3.5 Kms and then take a right onto Bengaluru - Mumbai Highway for 1.3 Kms. Now turn right onto Bengaluru - Mumbai Highway / Eastern Flyway / Mumbai - Pune Highway and then merge onto Bengaluru - Mumbai / Mumbai - Pune Highway. Continue driving through NH48, AH47, NH748 to Khanapur for 507 Kms.
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What are the Places to Visit During Mumbai to Goa Road Trip?
Arctic Seasonal Waterfall, Mumbai - Pune Highway - It is a seasonal waterfall which is alreaduy clear by its name. You can take a break at this place for photography. Amrutanjan Bridge, Pen - This is a very famous place for taking photographs of roads surrounded by nature. Malavli Hills - You will have to take a 5 minutes drive to this place from the highway. This is again a very nice place for photography. Pashan Lake, Pune - It is one of the most visited places in Pune. This will be a perfect spot for a picnic on your way to Goa.
What are the Best Food Places on Mumbai to Goa Road Trip Route?
Generally, there are a lot of food places in between trip route. While traveling, you should only have lite meals. Avoid eating a lot of spices and also avoid trying unhealthy dishes. Among a lot of places lying between the route, there are some well-known food points and restaurants from where you can have a good meal. We've listed down all the preferred food places in between Mumbai to Goa. These are the food places you should eat at:
Cafe Coffee Day, Mumbai Pune Bypass Road Hotel Namaskar, Malkapur, Maharashtra McDonald's, Kolhapur
Best Hotels for Stay in Goa During Mumbai to Goa Road Trip
Being one of the most visited travel destination, Goa has a lot of hotels, villas, resorts, and cottages for a stay. One thing which fluctuates your stay place is your budget. We've taken out some of the best locations to stay in Goa. Have a look at them:
We have provided all the necessary information you will be needing for Mumbai to Goa Road Trip. If you want to know anything relating to your trip then feel free to ask us in the comments section below. We will get back to you very shortly.