Magnificent Places to visit near Mumbai under 300kms

Here is the list of 50 Magnificent Places to visit near Mumbai under 300kms

1. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

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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.

Distance from Mumbai: 229 km

Best Time: October to June

2. Diveagar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Diveagar Beach Harihareshwar Beach Bagmandala

Gleaming white sand, pristine blue water, swaying coconut palms and betel nut trees and gentle breeze producing a serene and calming effect, this is not a dream but the enchanting place called Diveagar.

Distance from Mumbai: 189 km

Best Time: October to March

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3. Kolad, Maharashtra

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Known For : Kolad River Rafting Tamhini Ghat Waterfalls Bhira Dam

Known for its cascading waterfalls, green meadows and picturesque backdrop of Sahyadris, Kolad is gaining traction as an adventure sports destination with provisions for rafting, rappelling, kayaking etc.

Distance from Mumbai: 121 km

Best Time: June to March

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4. Lohagad Fort

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Situated at a height of 3400 feet, Lohagad Fort is a formidable fort about 52 kilometres away from Pune. Perched atop an impressive hill near Malavali, this destination is the perfect amalgam of ancient architecture and natural beauty. Lohagad Fort was built in the 18th century and is an ideal destination for trekking and nature lovers, especially from Pune and Mumbai. The place is flanked by nature at its lush green best and hosts panoramic views and cool mountain air.

Distance from Mumbai: 75 km

5. Visapur Fort

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Perched upon a lush green plateau, the Visapur Fort is a very popular excursion destination for adventure mongers as well as nature lovers. The fort stands majestically tall and ruggedly firm at the height of 1084 meters above sea level offering a panoramic view of a wide range of hills covered in a thick blanket of green. The majestic fort is a very popular destination for trekking activities. With an eventfully historic backstory and an unmatched view of nature at its best, the Visapur fort is indeed a treat for all- history buffs, adventure mongers and nature enthusiasts.

Distance from Mumbai: 75 km

6. Kalsubai Peak

Kalsubai Peak 4.2 /5

Mt. Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadri Ranges. The view of this majestic mountain is an amazing sight in Bhandardara. It is also known as the Everest of Maharashtra, as it is the highest peak in the state.

Distance from Mumbai: 101 km

7. Harishchandragad Fort Trek

Harishchandragad Fort Trek 3.7 /5

Harishchandragad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. It is situated at an elevation of about 4670 feet in the district of Ahmednagar. Within the fort there are several temples dedicated to Vishnu and Ganesh. The monument dates back to the 6th century and finds home at an altitude of 1424 meters and more often than not, given its altitude finds itself marked on a number of trekking trails in and around the area.

Distance from Mumbai: 102 km

8. Elephanta caves

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Elephanta Caves is a specimen of rock-cut art and architecture from the times of medieval India. The caves are located on the Elephanta island which is situated at a distance of 11 km from the city of Mumbai. Natively known as Gharapurichi Leni, the Elephanta Caves that exist today are ruins of what were once elaborately painted artworks. It also provides an amazing view of the Mumbai skyline.

Distance from Mumbai: 13 km

9. Pune, Maharashtra

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Known For : Shaniwar Wada Aga Khan Palace Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple

With a large student population, Pune is popularly known as the college town of India and has a range of great restaurants, happening nightlife and an overall young atmosphere.

Distance from Mumbai: 148 km

Best Time: July to March

10. Matheran, Maharashtra

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Known For : Louisa point Charlotte lake Monkey Point Matheran

With close to 40 look-out points offering great sunrise and sunset views in the smallest hill station in India with, Matheran clearly wins on the rejuvenating experience it provides to visitors.

Distance from Mumbai: 83 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

11. Alibag, Maharashtra

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Known For : Water Sports in Alibaug Kolaba Fort Alibaug Beach

A popular weekend getaway destination for Mumbai folks, Alibaug is a coastal town in the Konkan region well known for its sandy beaches, clean water and fresh, unpolluted air.

Distance from Mumbai: 92 km

Best Time: November to March

12. Lonavala, Maharashtra

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Known For : Tiger's Leap Rajmachi Fort Imagicaa

Popular hill station close to Pune and Mumbai especially appealing to hikers and trekkers, Lonavla is famous for its historic caves, striking forts and pretty lakes

Distance from Mumbai: 83 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

13. Shirdi, Maharashtra

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Known For : Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Temple Shani Shingnapur Samadhi Mandir

The home of great saint Sai Baba, Shirdi is a religious site close to Nasik with various temples apart from the famous Sai Baba temple and a few historical sites.

Distance from Mumbai: 241 km

Best Time: July to March

14. Nasik, Maharashtra

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Known For : Panchvati Sula Vineyard Dudhsagar falls, Nasik

Nasik is a religious Hindu city, abode of Maharashtra's most revered saint Shirdi Sai Baba and also makes for a perfect wine tour destination

Distance from Mumbai: 167 km

Best Time: July to March

15. Panchgani, Maharashtra

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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.

Distance from Mumbai: 244 km

Best Time: September to May

16. Khandala, Maharashtra

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Known For : Rajmachi Fort Visapur Fort Bedsa caves

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

Distance from Mumbai: 294 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

17. Lavasa, Maharashtra

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Known For : Sightseeing in Lavasa Lakeside Promenade Bamboosa

Lavasa, a private planned hill city located near Pune in Maharashtra, is known as India's newest hill station since independence and is a perfect blend of beauty and infrastructure.

Distance from Mumbai: 186 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

18. Kashid, Maharashtra

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Known For : Kashid Beach Murud Janjira Fort Phansad Bird Sanctuary

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.

Distance from Mumbai: 121 km

Best Time: October to March

19. Daman, Daman and Diu

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Known For : Devka Beach Mirasol Lake Garden Lighthouse, Daman

The cool beaches, greenery, scenic natural beauty and most of all, its easy availability of cheap liquor makes Daman a popular destination among youths.

Distance from Mumbai: 177 km

Best Time: October to Apr

20. Raigad, Maharashtra

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Known For : Raigad Fort Diveagar Beach Jagadishwar Temple

Raigad, is a historically rich district is situated in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, renowned Maratha ruler, won this place in 1656. His prized win, the Raigad Fort is one of the main attractions of this place.

Distance from Mumbai: 63 km

Best Time: November to March

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21. Surat, Gujarat

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Known For : Dutch Garden Dumas Beach Hajira Village

Ranking as the 9th largest metropolitan in India, Surat is the second most populated city in the state of Gujarat. Known as 'The city of flyovers', it is a commercial centre of textiles and diamonds.

Distance from Mumbai: 291 km

Best Time: October to March

22. Kamshet, Maharashtra

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Known For : Paragliding Shinde Wadi hills Pawna Lake

Kamshet is a picturesque hill station in Western Ghats for all kinds of tourist, especially those who love nature and adventurous paragliding activities

Distance from Mumbai: 101 km

Best Time: October to June

23. Bhimashankar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary Bhimashankar Temple Bhimashankar Trek

Bhimashankar, located about 100 km from Pune and 223 km from Mumbai, is a popular temple town. It is among one of the twelve traditional 'Jyotilingam' shrines of Lord Shiva in India.

Distance from Mumbai: 213 km

Best Time: November to February

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24. Durshet, Maharashtra

Durshet, Maharashtra 2.5 /5

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

Durshet is a little village found on the banks of the river Amba, nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra.

Distance from Mumbai: 76 km

Best Time: September to February

25. Karjat, Maharashtra

Karjat, Maharashtra 2.5 /5

Known For : Kondana Caves Peth Fort Trekking in Karjat

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.

Distance from Mumbai: 62 km

Best Time: June to September

26. Silvassa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

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Known For : Lion Safari Wildlife Park Vanganga Lake Island Garden

With the hills of the Western Ghats and surrounding lush greenery, it is an ideal indulgence into the wild side for a tourist and its Portuguese heritage makes it famous amongst the history enthusiasts as well.

Distance from Mumbai: 173 km

Best Time: November to June

27. Suryamal, Maharashtra

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Known For : Trekking in Suryamal Suryamal Peak

Suryamal is the highest peak of the region, located in Thane district of Maharashtra.

Distance from Mumbai: 142 km

Best Time: September to May

28. Harihareshwar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Harihareshwar Beach Kalbhairav Temple Ganesh Gully

Surrounded by four hills and with river Savitri flowing through the town, Harihareshwar is famous for its temple of Lord Harihareshwar and is a popular weekend beach destination for people in Mumbai and Pune.

Distance from Mumbai: 200 km

Best Time: October to March

29. Bhandardara, Maharashtra

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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.

Distance from Mumbai: 165 km

Best Time: June to March

30. Ratanwadi, Maharashtra

Ratanwadi, Maharashtra 3.0 /5

Known For : Trekking in Ratanwadi 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.

Distance from Mumbai: 179 km

Best Time: September to May

31. Murud Janjira, Maharashtra

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Known For : Murud Janjira Fort Murud Beach Garambi Falls

A small village in Raigad district, Murud is most famous for its majestic forts and sandy beaches lined with swaying palms and coconut trees.

Distance from Mumbai: 162 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

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32. Chiplun, Maharashtra

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Known For : Vashishti River Marleshwar Temple Guhagar Beach

Chiplun is a city that offers you time among mango groves next to the beautiful lake, Vashishti.

Distance from Mumbai: 247 km

Best Time: July to February

33. Manori, Maharashtra

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Known For : Manori Beach Global Vippasanna Pagoda Beach Parties

Manori beach, along with Gorai beach is a growing favourite among back packers and people who just want to cross over to the peace and quiet of the country side for a while.

Distance from Mumbai: 49 km

Best Time: Throughout the year

34. Saputara, Gujarat

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Known For : Artist Village Hatgadh Fort Vansda National park

Saputara is known as a well planned resort hill station because of the innumerable sightseeing, trekking and boating activities.

Distance from Mumbai: 247 km

Best Time: Mid March to mid November

View hotels starting from ₹ 540

35. Panvel, Maharashtra

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Known For : Karnala Bird Sanctuary Karnala Fort Prabalgad Fort

Panvel is best known for all the forts that dot this city. Called the gateway of the Konkan coast, Panvel is the most crowded city of Navi Mumbai.

Distance from Mumbai: 34 km

Best Time: July to February

36. Dapoli, Maharashtra

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Known For : Harnai Port Unhavare - Hot springs Panhalakaji Caves

Dapoli, situated 215km away from Mumbai is popular tourist destination that serves the needs of all kinds of travelers.

Distance from Mumbai: 227 km

Best Time: June to September

37. Igatpuri, Maharashtra

Igatpuri, Maharashtra 3.3 /5

Known For : Tringalwadi Fort Ghatandevi Temple Vipassna Centre

Igatpuri is blessed with picturesque beauty and is a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.

Distance from Mumbai: 120 km

Best Time: July to September

38. Jawhar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Dabdaba Falls Jai Vilas Palace Sunset Point, Jawhar

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

Distance from Mumbai: 160 km

Best Time: September to Apr

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,500

39. Vikramgad, Maharashtra

Vikramgad, Maharashtra 3.0 /5

Known For : Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls Jai Vilas Palace

Vikramgad, situated about 80km from Mumbai is a nature escapade and is blessed with lush vegetation and ample flora and fauna.

Distance from Mumbai: 114 km

Best Time: June to January

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40. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra 4.0 /5 View 14+ photos

Known For : Malshej Falls Pimpalgaon Joga Dam Harishchandragad

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

Distance from Mumbai: 126 km

Best Time: July to March

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41. Hedvi, Maharashtra

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Known For : Hedvi Beach Shri Dashbhuj Lakshmi Ganesh Temple

Hedvi is a small village located near the town of Guhanagar in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is primarily a pilgrim destination and attracts a lot of pilgrims from across the country.

Distance from Mumbai: 289 km

Best Time: September to May

View hotels starting from ₹ 1,300

42. Ozar, Maharashtra

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Known For : Hal Museum or Pragati Aerospace Museum Vigneshwara Temple Swami Bhramanand Temple

Ozar is a small town situated in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, famous for its Vigneshwara Temple.

Distance from Mumbai: 184 km

Best Time: December to February

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43. Bhaja Caves

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The Karla and Bhaja caves are among the oldest caves in India and date back all the way to 160 B.C. and are situated near Lonavala in Maharashtra. The Bhaja caves are a group of 22 rock-cut caves which are believed to have existed from the times of Hinayana phase of Buddhism, which is of 2nd to 1st century BC. Karla Cave is the largest Hinayana Buddhist chaitya (temple) in India Travel back in time on this trip to ancient Indian rock-cut caves with the best rock-cut architecture of all times. The ancient caves are protected as Monument of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Distance from Mumbai: 74 km

44. Karla caves

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Carved into a rocky hillside, Karla caves are among the oldest Buddhist cave shrines in India. It is located on the Pune-Mumbai highway at Karla and if sources are to be believed, these are only a few among scores of other caves unearthed in Sahyadri Hills. Carved almost 2000 years ago around the 2nd century BC to the 5th century AD, this place constitutes a large collection of beautiful Chaityas (halls) and Viharas (monasteries) reflecting upon a journey of the past, narrating some amusing stories. A temple made of pillars from the Buddhist period has also been built recently at the entrance of the caves. 

Distance from Mumbai: 70 km

45. Pratapgad fort Trek

Pratapgad fort Trek 3.8 /5

Pratapgad is a hill fort in Maharashtra. Situated close to the famous hill station of Mahabaleshwar in the district of Satara, the citadel rises to an elevation of about 3500 feet from the ground.

Distance from Mumbai: 111 km

46. Trimbakeshwar

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Counted as the holiest temple of India, the Trimbakeshwar Temple houses one of the most important twelve Jyotirlingas, a form of Lord Shiva. Perched on the foot of Brahmagiri Hills, the temple is situated in the pious city of Trimbak, which finds its mention in the powerful Mrityunjaya Mantra that bestows immorality and longevity. Built in the 18th century by Maratha ruler, Peshwa Nana Saheb, the temple is a perfect epitome of classic architecture.

Distance from Mumbai: 117 km

47. Bhatye beach

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The Bhatye beach is a lovely, long stretch of a clean beach ideal for a relaxing holiday. Bhatye, a small village close to Ratnagiri city is popular for its generous flat sea showers. The length of the beach is 1.5 kms and it is flat and straight and clear. The Ratnagiri light house and the famous Madavi beach of Ratnagiri city can be seen from Bhatye Beach.

Distance from Mumbai: 238 km

48. Velneshwar

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Located in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra, Velneshwar is a village south of the Guhagar town. Velneshwar is well known for the temple of Lord Shiva and it also has a beautiful crescent shaped beach which is clean and unspoilt and ideal for swimming. Velneshwar gets much limelight during the month of March, when the Maha Shivratri Festival is held here, as a tribute to the God Shankar or Shiva. If you are seeking an ideal water point where you can relish the beauty of nature while swimming and sunbathing, then the Velneshwar beach in Maharashtra is the perfect place for you.

Distance from Mumbai: 191 km

49. Shani Shingnapur

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The spectacular and unique Shani Shignapur Temple of Ahmednagar district is well-known for the magical and powerful Lord Shani, who is believed to reside in a black stone till date. The Hindu God symbolising the planet Saturn is referred to as Swayambhu, which means that he has emerged himself in the form of the black stone. It has absolutely no architectural beauty, and just the simple stone with the spiritual aura of the lord entices scores of devotees every year.

Distance from Mumbai: 210 km

50. Dudhni

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40 kms away from Silvassa, the capital of the union territory of Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Dudhni has emerged as a popular tourist attraction in the recent years. The construction of Madhuban dam on the Daman Ganga has resulted in the formation of a water front in Dudhni, taking advantage of which, the tourism department of Dadar and Nagar Haveli has invested in making Dudhni a popular destination for water sports.

Distance from Mumbai: 126 km

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