Places To Visit Near Mumbai In Summer

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Places to Visit Near Mumbai In Summer

Summers in Mumbai are painful; because of the high level of humidity, it is surrounded with. We all wish we had vacations throughout the summer so we could camp in that one room that is air-conditioned at home, and no amount of fanning ourselves will save us from the sticky feeling we come home with after a day in the local. Exactly the reason why weekends are more looked forward to during the summers, and why we must Holidify at the first chance, we get to escape the nauseating noise and the ever- troubling sweaty feeling.

Here is the list of 12 Places To Visit Near Mumbai In Summer

1. Lonavala, Maharashtra - Misty Weekend Getaway

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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

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.

Distance: 83.1 km From Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 83 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

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

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Known For : Louisa point Charlotte lake Monkey Point Matheran

Maharashtra’s smallest hill station, Matheran does not allow vehicles within its city boundaries, making it a unique spot for city dwellers. A treat for people who are tired of seeing smoke and vehicles every day, Matheran has tried hard to maintain its pristine beauty and is extremely clean and well maintained. With air fresher than most places, Matheran is first on our list of places to go to escape the Mumbai summer.

Distance: 83 kms via the Sion-Panvel Expressway

Best Time: Throughout the year

3. Khandala, Maharashtra - Misty Mountains

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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. The places Khandala, Lonavla, and Kamshet are an awesome idea for the Mumbai summers.

Distance: 79.7 km From Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 79 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

4. Kamshet, Maharashtra - Fly with the wind

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Known For : Paragliding Shinde Wadi hills Pawna Lake

Kamshet, also known as the ‘Paraglider’s Paradise,’ is located 19 km from the twin hill stations of Khandala and Lonavala. A smile automatically reaches for your face when you see the little mud huts with thatched roofs, good old natural goodness, and rivers at arm’s length right outside the Kamshet railway station. Away from the city, relaxed as to not see any more concrete. Go trekking in the nearby areas of Lohagad, Karla caves or Ryewood park, and make sure you experience paragliding over the beautiful hills and the sunflower fields.

101.8 km From Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 99 km

Best Time: October to June

5. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

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Known For : Malshej Falls Pimpalgaon Joga Dam Harishchandragad

A favorite among trekkers, the two main attractions near Malshej ghat are the Shivneri fort ( the birthplace of Shivaji) and the 3rd-century Buddhist caves. A place that can lighten and freshen up your mood. That’s what regulars describe the spot as.

Distance: 126 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 130 km

Best Time: July to March

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6. Bhandardara, Maharashtra

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Known For : Umbrella Falls Wilson Dam Kalsubai Peak

Highly suitable for both trekkers and families who want to live n the beautiful cottages overlooking the hills, Bandhardara is even more enchanting towards the end of summer and beginning of monsoon when you find dew drops on your face as you open your eyes to lush green forests and chirps of local birds for a change from the daily routine.

Distance: 165 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 166 km

Best Time: June to March

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

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Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa Lakeside Promenade Bamboosa

A hidden gem among the western ghats, Lavasa is close to the Varasgaon Dam, and the long winding roads that lead up to it are a hit with long-distance bikers. The hill ranges that surround the area are filled with dense vegetation, and the area is home to some activities starting from Kayaking to jet skiing and everything in between like rappelling, trekking, and rock climbing.

Distance : 186 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 187 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

8. Panchgani, Maharashtra - The Table Land

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Known For : Kaas Plateau Table Land Mahabaleshwar

Literally meaning ‘The place of 5 hills’, Panchgani is more famed as the place all parents send their kids to for boarding school. Nothing to worry about but, for this old British summer resort is a beautiful place with hilly terrains on one side and coastal shores on the other, with horse carts, and adventures such as paragliding to entertain all kinds of people.

Distance: 244 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 244 km

Best Time: September to May

9. Saputara, Gujarat - The abode of serpents

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Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park

Also referred to as the ‘Abode of Serpents,’ Saputara is located in the forest region of Sahyadri Ranges. The town is situated on the Gujarat Maharashtra border t its height of 1000m above sea level, and its maximum temperature during summer is 28 degree Celsius! (Whew!)
Distance: 246 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 244 km

Best Time: Mid March to mid November

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10. Amboli, Maharashtra

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Known For : Amboli Falls Madhavgad Fort Shirgaonkar Point

Close to the tourist hub of Goa, Amboli is one of the smaller hill stations that dot the Sahyadri. Loved by offbeat travelers because it is more secluded, Amboli is the perfect place for those who want to spend their time among dense forests, ruins and little nooks and corners. One of those places where you can sit with yourself and read a book. Distance : 491 km from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 489 km

Best Time: June to September

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11. Tarkarli, Maharashtra - Gorgeous Beach, Sunshine and the Water Sports

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Known For : Water sports Tarkarli Beach Karli backwaters

This lesser known spot known for its long stretches of white sandy beaches and turquoise blue waters has water so clear that one can see marine life up to a depth of 20 feet. Some must do activities include snorkelling, scuba diving, and zorbing. It is a protected region for dolphins and sea turtles and is an all-weather favorite getaway. Places around Tarkarli are equally loved, namely Malvan, Dhamapur lake, Padmagarh, and Sidhudurg forts.

Distance: 502 kms from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 528 km

Best Time: October to March

12. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh - Queen of the Satpuras

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Known For : Bee falls Jata Shankar caves Pandava Caves

Often termed as the Queen of Satpura Range, Pachmarhi situated at an altitude of 1067 feet is known for its magnificent monuments and ancient caves. Its countryside is covered with deep canyons, rolling green hills and cascading waterfalls combined with woody forests, a beautiful and welcomed change of scene.

Distance: 902 kms from Mumbai

Distance from Mumbai: 915 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

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The City of Mumbai is one of the most lovable cities and a great tourist attraction. Hope these top listed places will make your mumbai holidays much cooler.

This post was published by Pooja Nair

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