Hill Stations Near Mumbai

Here is a list of best hill stations near Mumbai

The hustle and bustle of Mumbai city is famous worldwide, making it the city that never sleeps in India. With the humidity and heat present due to being by the coast, a quick getaway to the nearby hill stations of Lonavla, Khandala or the exotic Mahabaleshwar, nestled within the lush Western Ghats is a grand escape from the sweat of Mumbai. This is exactly how Mumbaikars find their inner peace to continue living the non-stop life. These hill stations are a stark contrast to the congested roads of Mumbai, and escaping here will give you time and space to actually hear your thoughts.


Here is the list of 20 Hill Stations Near Mumbai

1. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway


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83 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Tiger's Leap | Bushi Dam | Lonavala Lake

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai, Lonavla is the place to be during monsoons. With lots of waterfalls, lakes and hills around, Lonavala is frequented by all sorts of people, especially hikers and trekkers.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 42 Lonavala Attractions

2. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains


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79 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Rajmachi Fort | Visapur Fort | Bedsa caves

Perched on the foothills of Sahyadri, Khandala provides for a perfect weekend respite for the Mumbai population, with its scenic valleys, grassy hills, serene lakes and misty waterfalls.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 22 Khandala Attractions

3. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries


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263 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Elephant's Head point | Chinaman's falls | Dhobi waterfall

A hill town in Western Ghats, apart from its strawberries, Mahabaleshwar is also well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades and majestic peaks.

Best Time : October to June

Read More 31 Mahabaleshwar Attractions

4. Amboli, Maharashtra


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489 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Amboli Falls | Madhavgad Fort | Shirgaonkar Point

Amboli lies in the Sahyadri hills in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is the last hill station of Maharashtra before the plains of Goa begin and is a relatively unexplored one.

Best Time : June to September

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Read More 7 Amboli Attractions

5. Panchgani, Maharashtra - The Table Land


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244 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Kaas Plateau | Table Land | Mahabaleshwar

Deriving its name from the five hills surrounding it, Panchgani is a popular hill station near Mahabaleshwar, famous for its various sunset/sunrise points and scenic valley view.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 13 Panchgani Attractions

6. Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India


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80 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Louisa point | Panorama point | Charlotte lake

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station that stands at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level, and is just 100 kilometres away from Mumbai, making it the perfect weekend getaway. With its name literally translating to “overhead forest”, Matheran is the smallest hill station in all of India, but it is extremely popular in terms of tourists looking for a short trip amid spectacular vistas and serenity.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 28 Matheran Attractions

7. Bhandardara, Maharashtra


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163 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Umbrella Falls | Wilson Dam | Kalsubai Peak

Bhandardara, a hill station nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra, has all the nature's blessings a place can get. The lush greenery, the humble waterfalls and surrounded by high mountains makes for the perfect holiday spot for city dwellers.

Best Time : June to March

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Read More 7 Bhandardara Attractions

8. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra


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130 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Malshej falls | Pimpalgaon Joga Dam | Harishchandragad Fort Trek

A beautiful hill station with its numerous lakes, waterfalls and mountains, Malshej Ghat is popular among hikers, trekkers and nature lovers.

Best Time : July to March

Read More 5 Malshej Ghat Attractions

9. Chikhaldara, Maharashtra


671 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Bhimkund | Melghat Tiger project | Narnala Fort

The scent of coffee enchants you as you enter the hill station city of Chikhaldara in the state of Maharashtra. Being the only coffee growing area in the region, Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife.

Best Time : July to February

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Read More 12 Chikhaldara Attractions

10. Toranmal, Maharashtra


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459 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Sita Khai | Lotus Lake | Yashavant Lake

Toranmal is a hill town nestled in the lap of nature in Maharashtra and is adorned with natureâ??s best elements.

Best Time : October to February

Read More 9 Toranmal Attractions

11. Saputara, Gujarat - The abode of serpents


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247 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Artist Village | Hatgadh Fort | Vansda National park

Snuggled in the Sahyadris or the Western Ghats, Saputara is a quaint little hill station in the Dang district of Gujarat. Popular for lush green forests, undulating mountains, dazzling waterfalls, dreamy winding roads, livid landscapes and plenty of charming cubbyholes to spend time with your loved ones, the town is the first favourite among tourists. It is located at a height of 875 metres above sea level and is a perfect getaway for eco-lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and people who love adventure sports.

Best Time : Mid March to mid November

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Read More 19 Saputara Attractions

12. Lavasa, Maharashtra - India's first planned hill city


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186 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa | Lakeside Promenade | Bamboosa

Known as India's newest hill station, the Lavasa Corporation is constructing this private city. The city is a beautiful project, stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino. Spreading across 7 hills, covering an area of 25000 acres, Lavasa is a perfect blend of beauty and infrastructure.

Best Time : Throughout the year

Read More 5 Lavasa Attractions

13. Panhala


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383 kms from Mumbai

The Panhala Fort lies 20 km away from Kolhapur. It is situated 3177 feet above the sea level. This fort holds its position amongst the largest forts in the country. It has walls soaring as high as 7 km in length along with full proof protection guaranteed by three double-walled gates which are humongous in size.

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14. Igatpuri, Maharashtra


120 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Bhatsa River Valley | Camel Valley | Tringalwadi Fort

Igatpuri is blessed with picturesque beauty and is a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. It also has some of the highest peaks of the Sahyadri range. Igatpuri is also a major railway station in Maharashtra connecting surrounding major cities.

Best Time : July to September

Read More 8 Igatpuri Attractions

15. Jawhar, Maharashtra


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140 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Dabdaba Falls | Jai Vilas Palace | Sunset Point

A small hill station located in the Thane District of Maharashtra, Jawhar is a place with abundant natureâ??s beauty and several man made marvels.

Best Time : September to Apr

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Read More 7 Jawhar Attractions

16. Karjat, Maharashtra


62 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Kondana Caves | Peth Fort | Trekking

Karjat, a quaint little village is the last station of Thane district in Maharashtra. The river Ulhas finds its origin in Karjat and trekking and historical spots make it a popular destination for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts.

Best Time : June to September

Read More 9 Karjat Attractions

17. Durshet, Maharashtra


76 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Durshet Forest Lodge | Uddhar Hot Springs | Water sports

Durshet is a little village found on the banks of the river Amba, nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra. Due to its proximity to Mumbai and Pune it serves as a weekend getaway for people to move away from the crowded cities.

Best Time : September to February

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Read More 7 Durshet Attractions

18. Ratanwadi, Maharashtra


178 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Trekking | Ratangad Fort Trek | Amruteshwar Temple

Ratanwadi is a village near Bhandardara of the Kalsubai peak in Maharashtra. It houses the famous Ratangad fort and the popular Shiva temple called Amruteshwar. It is a famous trekking spot as it is far from the main town and has a rustic charm to it.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 3 Ratanwadi Attractions

19. Suryamal, Maharashtra


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141 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Trekking | Suryamal Peak

Suryamal is the highest peak of the region, located in Thane district of Maharashtra. The small but beautiful hill is a popular place among people for the sheer breathtaking views that it can be seen from the hilltop.

Best Time : September to May

Read More 2 Suryamal Attractions

20. Vikramgad, Maharashtra


114 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls | Jai Vilas Palace

Vikramgad, situated about 80km from Mumbai is a small village on the Manor - Jwahar road in the Thane District of Maharashtra. It is a nature escapade and blessed with lush vegetation and ample flora and fauna.

Best Time : June to January

View hotels starting from ₹ 7,500

Read More 2 Vikramgad Attractions

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