Places to visit near Mumbai under 500kms

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Here is the list of 50 Places to visit near Mumbai under 500kms

1. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

4.3

37 photos

393 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Ajanta Caves | Kailasanatha and other temples, Ellora | Grishneshwar Temple, Ellora

Ajanta and Ellora caves are considered to be one of the most important tourist destinations in the world owing to the magnificent paintings of Ajanta and well carved sculptures of Ellora.

Best Time : June to March

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2. Matheran, Maharashtra

4.4

26 photos

83 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Louisa point | Panorama Point | Charlotte lake

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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3. Aurangabad, Maharashtra

3.3

11 photos

334 kms from Mumbai

Known For : The Ajanta caves | Ellora caves | Bibi ka Maqbara

Aurangabad is an industrial town which also serves as a tourist hub with numerous points of interest such as Bibi ka Maqbara (or Mini Taj Mahal), Ajanta-ellora caves, some of the most famous ones.

Best Time : October to March

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4. Alibag, Maharashtra

3.7

17 photos

92 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : November to March

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5. Lonavala, Maharashtra

4.0

38 photos

83 kms from Mumbai

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

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

Best Time : Throughout the year

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6. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

4.0

20 photos

229 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

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7. Nasik, Maharashtra

3.4

10 photos

167 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Sula Vineyard | Saptashrungi | Sita Gufa

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

Best Time : July to March

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8. Panchgani, Maharashtra

3.6

16 photos

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

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9. Malvan, Maharashtra

3.7

13 photos

485 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Sindhudurg Fort | Beaches in Malvan | Scuba Diving in Malvan

Malvan is a culturally and historically important town in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It is well known historically for the Sindhudurg Fort of Chatrapati Shivajiraje.

Best Time : November to March

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10. Khandala, Maharashtra

3.5

22 photos

294 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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11. Lavasa, Maharashtra

3.6

5 photos

186 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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12. Bijapur, Karnataka

3.8

23 photos

495 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Gol Gumbaz | Ibrahim Rauza | Jumma Masjid

Famous for its historical heritage, Bijapur is a tourist destination that takes one back to the days gone by from the royal era.

Best Time : October to March

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13. Kashid, Maharashtra

3.9

21 photos

121 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : October to March

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14. Daman, Daman and Diu

3.3

12 photos

177 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : October to Apr

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15. Kamshet, Maharashtra

4.0

9 photos

101 kms from Mumbai

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

Best Time : October to June

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16. Bhimashankar, Maharashtra

3.8

11 photos

213 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : November to February

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17. Durshet, Maharashtra

2.5

76 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : September to February

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18. Kolhapur, Maharashtra

3.2

17 photos

379 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Shri Chatrapati Shahu Museum (New Palace) | Jyotiba Temple | Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur

Kolhapur derives its name from a mythological story of Kolhasur - a demon who was slayed by Goddess Mahalakshmi. The famous Mahalakshmi temple is situated here in the honor of Goddess Mahalakshmi.

Best Time : July to February

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19. Ganapatipule, Maharashtra

3.9

29 photos

330 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Jaigad Fort | Water Sports in Ganapatipule | Swayambhu Ganpati Temple

Beach town on the Konkan coastline, Ganpatipule has temples of Lord Ganesha as major attractions apart from the beautiful virgin beaches.

Best Time : November to February

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20. Karjat, Maharashtra

2.5

62 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : June to September

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21. Diveagar, Maharashtra

3.6

18 photos

189 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : October to March

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22. Harihareshwar, Maharashtra

3.5

12 photos

200 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : October to March

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23. Bhandardara, Maharashtra

3.8

11 photos

165 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.

Best Time : June to March

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24. Murud Janjira, Maharashtra

3.9

21 photos

162 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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25. Chiplun, Maharashtra

3.4

18 photos

247 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : July to February

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26. Manori, Maharashtra

3.9

10 photos

49 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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27. Panvel, Maharashtra

2.2

7 photos

34 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : July to February

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28. Amboli, Maharashtra

4.1

6 photos

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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29. Kolad, Maharashtra

3.4

12 photos

121 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : June to March

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30. Dapoli, Maharashtra

3.6

6 photos

227 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : June to September

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31. Igatpuri, Maharashtra

3.3

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.

Best Time : July to September

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32. Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat

3.5

31 photos

465 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Kalika Mata Temple | Fort of Pavagadh and the ruined Hindu and Jain Temples | Jain temples in Champaner Pavagadh

Being included in the elite list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the globe, this marvellous archaeological park set in the heart of the city of Champaner and amidst the Pavagadh hills is one of the most sought after places in Gujarat.

Best Time : October to February

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33. Jawhar, Maharashtra

3.3

23 photos

160 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : September to Apr

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34. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

4.0

14 photos

126 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

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35. Anand, Gujarat

2.6

5 photos

468 kms from Mumbai

Known For : AMUL Chocolate Factory | AMUL Co-operative Museum | Flo Art gallery

The city which was the epicenter of the white revolution in the country, Anand is a place known for its semi-rural set up and the Swami Narayan Mandir which is the crown jewel of the city

Best Time : October to March

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36. Girnar, Gujarat

2.5

16 photos

364 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Jain Temples in Girnar | Parikrama of Girnar hills

A collection of mountains, Girnar is a religious site sitting right in nature's lap and flocked by Hindu and Jain pilgrims alike.

Best Time : July to March

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37. Hedvi, Maharashtra

2.8

40 photos

289 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : September to May

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38. Lonar, Maharashtra

3.9

22 photos

490 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Lonar crater lake | Gomukh Temple | Daitya Sudhan Temple

Along with being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region, Lonar is also famous for its rich natural heritage.

Best Time : October to March

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39. Ozar, Maharashtra

2.5

6 photos

184 kms from Mumbai

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.

Best Time : December to February

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40. Dudhsagar Waterfalls

4.3

8 photos

442 kms from Mumbai

For a destination which is known for, identified and dotted by countless beaches, Dudhsagar falls are a pleasant exception. Initiating from the mighty peaks of the western Ghats, one of the five highest waterfalls of the country and amongst the highest 100 in the world, the falls are divided into four tiers in the Mondovi river. This waterfall when looked at from a distance, appears like a heavy stream of milk flowing effortlessly with much pressure from top to down the hill, finally splitting into three streams of water, heading steadily to their ultimate destination, into the deep green sea.

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41. Lohagad Fort

4.3

16 photos

75 kms from Mumbai

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.

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42. Visapur Fort

4.2

15 photos

75 kms from Mumbai

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.

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43. Bhaja Caves

4.2

8 photos

74 kms from Mumbai

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.

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44. Karla caves

4.2

21 photos

70 kms from Mumbai

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. 

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45. Pratapgad fort Trek

3.8

111 kms from Mumbai

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.

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46. Harishchandragad Fort Trek

3.7

102 kms from Mumbai

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.

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47. Elephanta caves

4.3

30 photos

13 kms from Mumbai

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.

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48. Trimbakeshwar

4.2

12 photos

117 kms from Mumbai

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.

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49. Bhatye beach

3.6

7 photos

238 kms from Mumbai

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.

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50. Velneshwar

3.6

8 photos

191 kms from Mumbai

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.

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