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1. Lonavala, Maharashtra

4.0 /5 View 38+ photos

84 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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

2. Matheran, Maharashtra

4.3 /5 View 26+ photos

83 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 15 - 34 ° C

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

3. Alibag, Maharashtra

3.7 /5 View 17+ photos

92 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 21 - 32 ° C

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

4. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra

4.0 /5 View 20+ photos

229 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 16 - 31 ° C

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

5. Lavasa, Maharashtra

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

186 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 19 - 34 ° C

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

6. Khandala, Maharashtra

3.5 /5 View 22+ photos

295 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 34 ° C

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

7. Kamshet, Maharashtra

4.0 /5 View 9+ photos

102 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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

8. Kashid, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 21+ photos

121 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 34 ° C

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

9. Rajmachi, Maharashtra

3.8 /5 View 5+ photos

311 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 18 - 33 ° C

Known For : Rajmachi Fort Trekking in Rajmachi

Rajmachi has two fortified peaks - Shrivardhan and Manaranjan forts, located near two famous hills of Lonavala and Khandala.

Best Time: June to September

10. Pune, Maharashtra

3.3 /5 View 38+ photos

148 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 15 - 33 ° C

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.

Best Time: July to March

11. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Maharashtra

4.3 /5 View 37+ photos

393 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 16 - 30 ° C

Known For : Ajanta Caves Grishneshwar Temple, Ellora The Buddhist Caves, 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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12. Shirdi, Maharashtra

3.6 /5 View 13+ photos

241 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 15 - 32 ° C

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.

Best Time: July to March

13. Panchgani, Maharashtra

3.6 /5 View 16+ photos

244 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 30 ° C

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

14. Bhandardara, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 11+ photos

165 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 32 ° C

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

15. Kolad, Maharashtra

3.4 /5 View 12+ photos

122 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 37 ° C

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

16. Nashik, Maharashtra

3.4 /5 View 10+ photos

167 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 13 - 32 ° C

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

Best Time: July to March

17. Bhimashankar, Maharashtra

3.8 /5 View 11+ photos

213 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 32 ° C

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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18. Raigad, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 6+ photos

63 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 18 - 36 ° C

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.

Best Time: November to March

19. Daman, Daman and Diu

3.3 /5 View 12+ photos

177 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 19 - 31 ° C

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

20. Murud Janjira, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 21+ photos

162 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 34 ° C

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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21. Suryamal, Maharashtra

3.5 /5 View 22+ photos

143 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 18 - 34 ° C

Known For : Trekking in Suryamal Suryamal Peak

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

Best Time: September to May

22. Manori, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 10+ photos

49 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 23 - 32 ° C

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

23. Malshej Ghat, Maharashtra

4.0 /5 View 14+ photos

127 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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.

Best Time: July to March

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24. Silvassa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

3.6 /5 View 11+ photos

173 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 34 ° C

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.

Best Time: November to June

25. Harihareshwar, Maharashtra

3.5 /5 View 12+ photos

201 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 33 ° C

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

26. Igatpuri, Maharashtra

3.3 /5

121 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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

27. Diveagar, Maharashtra

3.6 /5 View 18+ photos

189 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 34 ° C

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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28. Jawhar, Maharashtra

3.3 /5 View 23+ photos

161 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 18 - 35 ° C

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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30. Ratanwadi, Maharashtra

3.0 /5

180 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 32 ° C

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.

Best Time: September to May

31. Chiplun, Maharashtra

3.4 /5 View 18+ photos

247 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 37 ° C

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

32. Vikramgad, Maharashtra

3.0 /5

114 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 18 - 36 ° C

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.

Best Time: June to January

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33. Dapoli, Maharashtra

3.6 /5 View 6+ photos

227 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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

34. Aurangabad, Maharashtra

3.3 /5 View 11+ photos

335 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 16 - 31 ° C

Known For : Grishneshwar Temple Bibi ka Maqbara The Ajanta caves

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

35. Ganpatipule, Maharashtra

3.9 /5 View 29+ photos

331 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 32 ° C

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

36. Surat, Gujarat

3.2 /5 View 17+ photos

291 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 17 - 33 ° C

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.

Best Time: October to March

37. Lohagad Fort

4.3 /5 View 16+ photos

75 kms from Mumbai

Situated at the height of 3400 feet, Lohagad Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site and 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 1...

38. Elephanta caves

4.3 /5 View 30+ photos

14 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 or Gharapuri island which is situated at a distance of 11 km from the city of Mumbai. Natively known as Gharapurichi Leni, the El...

39. Visapur Fort

4.2 /5 View 15+ photos

76 kms from Mumbai

Perched upon a lush green plateau, the Visapur Fort is a popular weekend getaway for people living in Pune and Mumbai. The fort stands at the height of 1084 meters above sea level offering panoramic view hills covered in a thick blanket of green. The majestic fort is a very popular destination ...

40. Bhaja Caves

4.2 /5 View 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 ...

41. Trimbakeshwar

4.2 /5 View 12+ photos

117 kms from Mumbai

Trimbakeshwar Temple houses one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, a form of Lord Shiva. Perched on the foot of Brahmagiri Hills, the temple is situated in the city of Trimbak (Dist Nashik in Maharashtra), 28 kms from the main city of Nashik. The temple finds its mention in the powerful Mrityunjaya Mantra ...

42. Imagica

4.2 /5

55 kms from Mumbai

Adlabs Imagica, opened in April 2013, is one of the most popular entertainment theme parks that is often referred to as a one-stop recreation centre. It is located on Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Khopoli and is one of the latest additions to getaways from Pune and Mumbai. The park is divided into thr...

43. Karla Caves

4.2 /5 View 21+ photos

70 kms from Mumbai

Karla caves, carved from a rocky hillside, 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 out almost 2000 years ago, this p...

44. Kalsubai Peak

4.2 /5

102 kms from Mumbai

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.

45. Ratangad Fort Trek

4.2 /5

99 kms from Mumbai

Ratangad is a 400 year old fort, captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time. It is situated in Ratanwadi which is it's base village and overlooks the Bhandardara.

46. Karnala Fort

4.1 /5 View 7+ photos

32 kms from Mumbai

Karnala fort also known as the Funnel Hill is a hill fort in Raigad district, about 10 km from Panvel city and 65 km from Mumbai. The fort is a protected property which is situated within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary and offers a great opportunity to enjoy a refreshing, easy trek. Karnala fo...

47. Prabalgad Fort

4.1 /5 View 7+ photos

38 kms from Mumbai

Prabalgad Fort, also known as Kalavantin Durg is situated between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra, at a height of 2,300 feet in the Western Ghats. The fort built at the peak of a rocky plateau very close to Matheran has become a major tourist attraction. A trek to this place is perfect for those ...

48. Kaas Plateau

4.0 /5 View 11+ photos

181 kms from Mumbai

Declared as the UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites of India in 2012, Kaas Plateau in Panchgani is a magical place with landscapes with lakes, flowers and butterflies all around. Kaas Plateau is a biodiversity hotspot situated at a mighty altitude of 1200 metres and is a major biodiversity hotspot o...

49. Durshet Forest Lodge

4.0 /5 View 9+ photos

61 kms from Mumbai

The Durshet Forest Lodge is set amid 35 acres of private teak forest, against the magnificent Sahyadhri Range. The River Amba presents a sanctuary for trekkers and birdwatchers. The gardens and lawns in the place magically come alive with a natural waterfall during the monsoon season. Go rafting on ...

50. Lonavala - Bhimashankar Trek

4.0 /5

69 kms from Mumbai

Deep and dense rain forests, meadows blooming with flowers, tiny rivulets, ethnic tribal villages or long forgotten temples, the Lonavala - Bhimashankar trail has it all to offer you. This is arguably the best countryside trail, as claimed by many amateurs, and is waiting for you to explore it. The ...

51. Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

3.2 /5 View 14+ photos

335 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 20 - 33 ° C

Known For : Jaigad Fort Swayambhu Ganpati Temple Jaigad Lighthouse

Situated in pretty surroundings, Ratnagiri is blessed with hills, sea shores, creeks, beautiful rivers, hot water springs, forests and water falls and offers a rejuvenating experience to travelers.

Best Time: October to March

52. Tarkarli, Maharashtra

4.1 /5 View 17+ photos

488 kms from Mumbai Current Weather: 21 - 31 ° C

Known For : Water sports Tarkarli Beach Karli backwaters

Tarkarli is famous for its long and narrow stretch of beach, with its pristine water, white sand, and of course Singhudurg, Maharashtra's popular sea fort

Best Time: October to March

53. Pratapgad Fort

3.8 /5

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.

54. Harishchandragad

3.7 /5

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 a home at an altitude of 1424 meters and mo...

55. Dudhani

3.7 /5 View 5+ photos

126 kms from Mumbai

40 kms away from Silvassa, the capital of the union territory of Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Dudhani is a large lake that has emerged as a popular tourist attraction in recent years. The construction of Madhuban dam on the Daman Ganga has resulted in the formation of a waterfront in Dudhani, taking adva...

56. Khanvel

3.7 /5

118 kms from Mumbai

20 kms to the south of Silvassa, Khanvel is a popular tourist destination among nature lovers. It makes for a perfect getaway for those who want to holiday the lazy way, not doing much, just being there, getting lost in the quietness of the valley and in the process relaxing and refreshing themselve...

57. Thane

3.2 /5

19 kms from Mumbai

Known For : Elvis Butterfly Garden Sargam Water Park Upvan Lake

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.

58. Velneshwar

3.6 /5 View 8+ photos

192 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 also has a beautiful crescent-shaped beach that is clean, unspoilt and ideal for swimming. Velneshwar gets much of its limelight during the m...

59. Manikgad Fort Trek

3.6 /5

43 kms from Mumbai

Manikgad Fort is located on a hill in Manikgad village of Maharashtra. The fort is about 1,878 feet high and is impregnable from three sides. The upper part can be reached only from the south.

Weekend Getaways From Mumbai

Mumbai is strategically located for a traveler looking for weekend getaways in Western India. This is why it attracts a lot of tourists, who visit Mumbai as well as places around Mumbai. The destinations are attractive and variegated - ranging from hill stations to beaches.

Among the places within 100 - 200 km from Mumbai, the popular ones include Mahabaleshwar, Lonavala, Matheran, Alibaug, Kashid Beach etc. These places take 1-2 day(s) and make for a perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai which can be enjoyed with family and friends. The lesser known places to visit near Mumbai are the refreshing beaches like Ganpatipule, Harihareshwar beach and offbeat trekking spots like Karnalagad, Harishchandragadh, etc.

Tourist Places near Mumbai like trekking in the Sahyadris, road trips on bikes from Mumbai to Lonavla and horse riding in Matheran, paragliding in Kamshet, rafting in Kolad, scuba diving in Tarkarli or water sports at the Ganpatipule beach are a few of the many choices that adventure enthusiasts have. Cheap alcohol in Daman and partying in Pune make these places more famous among college friends.

Families or couples who prefer visiting the tourist destinations near Mumbai generally prefer the romantic backdrop of Khandala, sunset at Mahabaleshwar, the forts in Janjira, caves in Ajanta & Ellora, vineyards in Nashik, a religious excursion to Shirdi for Sai Baba Darshan and simply relaxing at Lavasa are the most popular travel options.

Others, however, travel to Hampi and Pattadakal for a long weekend- places which are famous for being World Heritage Sites for their beautiful ancient Indian architecture.