Places to Visit Near Matheran

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Places to Visit Near Matheran

Here is the list of 12 Places to Visit Near Matheran

1. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

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Known For : Tiger's Leap Imagica Rajmachi Fort

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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. Lonavala, being a part of the Sahyadri hills, offers an a Lonavala is a must-visit if you admire nature and want a gateway to having a soulful weekend or a good trip. lluring and bewitching experience of nature's most gifted region. Surrounded by dense forests, waterfalls, dam alongside lakes,

Best Time: Throughout the year

2. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries

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

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A hill town in Western Ghats, apart from its strawberries, Mahabaleshwar is also well known for its numerous rivers, magnificent cascades and majestic peaks. Mahabaleshwar is a hill station located in the Western Ghats, in Satara district of Maharashtra. Known for its captivating beauty and the beautiful strawberry farms, the city comprises of ancient temples, boarding schools, manicured and lush green dense forest, waterfalls, hills, valleys.

Best Time: October to June

3. Raigad, Maharashtra

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Known For : Raigad Fort Diveagar Beach Jagadishwar Temple

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Raigad, is a historically rich district is situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Located at 2,851mts, it is surrounded by Mumbai Harbour, Thane, Pune, Ratnagiri and the Arabian Sea. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, renowned Maratha ruler, won this place in 1656 and his Maratha kingdom thus shifted base to Raigad. His prized win, the Raigad Fort is one of the main attractions of this place. The fort is built on an irregular mould of rock at a considerable height from the sea level.

Best Time: November to March

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4. Kashid, Maharashtra - Sandy Beaches With Whispering Casuarinas

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Known For : Kashid Beach Murud Janjira Fort Phansad Bird Sanctuary

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A Beach town, popular for its white sand and blue seas situated in Konkan region of Maharashtra, Kashid is the perfect destination for a quiet weekend getaway from Mumbai. each town, popular for its white sand and blue seas situated in Konkan region of Maharashtra, Kashid is the perfect destination for a quiet weekend getaway from Mumbai. A soothing and calm place in nature's lap, Kashid is mildly enchanting with its quiet environment and picturesque location. This beach town is known also for its majestic mountains and whispering Casuarinas.

Best Time: October to March

5. Alibag, Maharashtra - Coconut groves and Sandy Beaches

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Known For : Water Sports in Alibaug Kolaba Fort Alibaug Beach

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A little coastal town tucked away in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, Alibaug is a very popular weekend getaway holiday destination and has earned itself the name of 'mini-Goa', owing to the high tourist footfall all year round. Steeped in colonial history, Alibaug is a quaint little town located about 110 kilometres from Mumbai, and is replete with sandy beaches, clean unpolluted air and plenty of forts and temples, ensuring that despite being a small town, you never run out of activities to do.

Best Time: November to March

6. Dapoli, Maharashtra

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Known For : Harnai Port Unhavare - Hot springs Panhalakaji Caves

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Dapoli, situated 215km away from Mumbai is popular tourist destination that serves the needs of all kinds of travelers. It is known as mini-Mahabaleshwar of Maharashtra owing to its cool climate throughout the year. It is located in the Ratnagiri district and is a famous Konkan hill station. It is a small town packed with attractions from historic forts, temples, pristine beaches and lush vegetation surrounding all of it, making it a recent favorite for weekend destination travelers.

Best Time: June to September

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

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Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa Lakeside Promenade Bamboosa

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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. Lavasa is a privately planned hill city located near Pune in Maharashtra. This modern day hill station is an enjoyable retreat for all its visitors and has a lot to offer to its tourists from picturesque sceneries to an extremely well-developed infrastructure including hotels, resorts, educational institutes, malls, residential property, IT companies etc.

Best Time: Throughout the year

8. Nashik, Maharashtra - Of Wines and Vineyards

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Known For : Panchvati Sula Vineyard Dudhsagar falls, Nasik

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Nasik is a religious Hindu city, host to the Kumbh Mela every 12 years. It also makes for a perfect wine tasting destination.

Best Time: July to March

9. Chiplun, Maharashtra

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Known For : Vashishti River Marleshwar Temple Guhagar Beach

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In the quiet, far away from the city port district of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, lies Chiplun, the city that offers you time among mango groves next to the beautiful lake, Vashishti. This town is most known for its white sand beaches and beautiful mango and cashew groves by the Vashishti river. Chiplun, meaning 'The abode of Lord Parashurama' got its name because of the famous temple it houses. The sunsets that can be seen from both the Vashishti river and Koyna Dam are so attractive that people book rooms to wake up to the sight of the brilliant scenery.

Best Time: July to February

10. Thane - City of Lakes

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Known For : Elvis Butterfly Garden Sargam Water Park Upvan Lake

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Located to the North West of Maharashtra, Thane is a metropolitan city that's the closest neighbour of Mumbai. With its natural beauty on one hand and rapid industrial development on the other, Thane has evolved as one of the most perfectly balanced metropolitan cities in India. Known as the 'city of lakes' with the 7 lakes in the city, Thane is one of those few places which exhibits its rich multicultural heritage almost in every possible way. Also known as "Elder sister of Mumbai", thane has been the source of water supply to most parts of Mumbai.

11. Karjat, Maharashtra

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Known For : Kondana Caves Peth Fort Trekking in Karjat

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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. It is 90kms from Mumbai and has gained importance because it connects Pune and Lonavala station to Mumbai.

Best Time: June to September

12. Satara

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Known For : Pratapgad Fort Thoseghar Falls Vajrai Falls

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Located in Western Maharashtra, Satara is one of the historical cities of the state and the headquarters of Satara district. The city gets its name from the seven (Saat) hills (Tara) that envelope Satara. This historic site of Maratha Kingdom is located near the confluence of Krishna and its tributary Venna. Satara was established in the 16th century and had the honour of being the seat of Chatrapati Shahu, Raja of Satara. It was conquered by Shivaji once in 1663 and after his death, his half-brother, Sambhaji was made the king until the release of Shahu, Shivaji’s son from the Mughals.

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