Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

Matheran: Matheran may be the smallest hill station in India, but it’s one of the most beautiful places near Mumbai (90 km from Mumbai). If you’re desperately looking for a short vacation with the thrills of a holiday destination, then Matheran is the ideal place. Matheran is also a favourite among those who love trekking and hiking. The various points in Matheran are exhilarating. ‘Matheran’, when literally translated from Marathi, means ‘forest on the forehead’. The joy of travelling by a toy train from Neral to Matheran is a different experience altogether. 

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

Lonavala and Khandala: Lonavala and Khandala are well known for their beautiful weather. Although you can visit this place in any season, the monsoons is the most preferred time to experience the cool clouds at Lonavala and Khandala. The feeling of walking in the clouds with friends or family is truly like being on cloud nine!

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

Karnala Bird Sanctuary: If you’re an avid bird lover, then you must visit Karnala Bird Sanctuary. About 150 species of birds are found in the sanctuary. Karnala is also an ideal place for those who love trekking. 

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

Alibag: Alibag is a beautiful place with many beaches, temples, churches, forts and synagogues. If you are spiritual or love beaches or prefer a calm environment, then Alibag can meet your requirements in more ways than one. 

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Bhandardara

Bhandardara: Bhandardara is an ideal place to visit during the monsoons. It’s about 180 km from Mumbai. The beautiful Bhandardara Lake and Randha Waterfall will enchant you if not enthral you.

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

Lonar: A meteorite crash in the ages past results in a quick getaway for the weekend! Sounds amusing, right? Well, Lonar is one such example - the only one in the world! And it’s only 560 km from Mumbai.  

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Quick Weekend Getaways near Mumbai
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