Weekend Getaways near Mumbai: Take a Break from the Hustle and Bustle.


“Ae Dil hai Mushkil Jeena Yaha… Zara hat ke Zara bach ke… Ye hai Mumbai meri Jaan”. Mumbaikars are used to a fast-paced and dynamic life, thanks to the nature of the city they live in. The charm of Mumbai is unrivaled by any other city in the country. But sometimes this fast-paced life can burn you out and you need a break just to recharge your batteries. A weekend is the best break that most of the Mumbaikars have, so why not make the most of it? There are some mesmerizing weekend getaways near Mumbai that will take your breath away. From the magnificent Sahyadri Mountain range to the pristine beaches, you can have all sorts of getaways from the chaotic city life. Here are some of the best and most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Adventure. Leisure. Wildlife. Relaxing. Heritage. Beaches. These places have it all… Go ahead, pack your bags.

LonavalaKhandala

The twin hill stations are one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai. Lonavala and Khandala is a special place for Mumbaikars who are looking for a quick getaway from the chaotic city life. The road trip from Mumbai to Lonavala is a really amazing experience. Because the drive takes you through tunnels, hills, and provides a beautiful view of the Sahyadri mountain range. A beautiful place to visit, just a couple of hours away from Mumbai.

Distance- 85 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Tigers Leap, Pavna Lake, Lohagad, Duke’s Nose, Korigad, etc.

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Matheran

Lonavala-Khandala

How about visiting one of the oldest and most serene hill stations for a short trip? Matheran is one of the best weekend getaways near Mumbai. The hill station is surrounded by the lush green beauty of the Sahyadris. Matheran is a proper “eco-friendly” place. No automobiles are allowed in Matheran to preserve the natural serenity. The Neral-Matheran toy train ride makes you drool over the beautiful views of the tranquil environment in and around Matheran.

Distance- approx. 80 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Echo Point, Heart Point, Charlotte Lake, Panorama Point, etc.

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Lavasa

Italy just for the weekend? Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? But how about visiting “Italy in India” sound? Pretty amazing!!! Thanks to Lavasa, now you can plan a quick weekend getaway from Mumbai and visit this beautifully planned city. Lavasa resembles the looks of an Italian town named “Portofino”. Pleasant weather and a peaceful break from the chaos of the city is one of the main attractions of Lavasa.

Distance- 188 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Dasve View Point, Lavasa Natural Trail, Dasve Lake, etc.

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Alibag

Alibag

How about skipping the normal road trip and heading to your weekend destination by boarding a ferry? The famous beaches of Alibag are popular amongst Mumbaikars who are looking for a short trip. Just hop on a ferry near The Gateway of India and reach Alibag within a couple of hours. Alibag is known for its serene beaches with traces of ancient history in it. A lot of Mumbaikars head to Alibag to chill over the weekend and enjoy some water sports to add a little thrill to their short trip.

Distance- 96 km from Mumbai (By Road)

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Underi, Kolaba Fort, Beaches, etc.

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Kamshet

Kamshet

Kamshet is known as, “Indias Paragliding Mecca”. Kamshet is just 16 km away from Lonavala and Khandala. Kamshet has a number of points to make sure that you have a memorable paragliding experience. It boasts some serene places along with perfect conditions for soaring and thermal paragliding. Adventure enthusiasts should definitely head to Kamshet to feel the adrenaline rush. Kamshet is without a doubt one of the best weekend getaways near Mumbai. 

Distance- 103 km From Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Paragliding

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Kashid

Kashid

White-Sand Beaches!!! Who doesn’t love them? 

Kashid is a beach town in Maharashtra that is known for its white-sand beaches and clear blue water. It is one of the loveliest weekend getaways near Mumbai. Kashid is a soothing and calming place thanks to the peaceful vibes that the place has. It is also known for the view of its majestic mountains and the serene environment. There’s a place named “Chaul” near Kashid that has numerous Buddhist caves. Also, The Korlai Fort is another major attraction near Kashid.

Distance- 126 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Korlai Fort, Kashid Beach, Phansad Bird Sanctuary

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Daman

Daman

Probably one of the most ideal places for a weekend getaway near Mumbai. Daman used to be a Portuguese colony back in the day. The city has a different charm and feels to it. Daman is a beautiful city with traces of the old culture. Mumbaikars generally visit Daman to have a peaceful time. Daman is also famous for the cultural touch that the city has thanks to the age-old Church of Bom Jesus. If you’re looking to go away from the chaotic city life, you should visit Daman once.

Distance-175 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Jampore Beach, Lighthouse, Mirasol Lake Garden, etc.

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Manori

Manori
Mumbaikars!! looking for an ideal weekend getaway? Manori is your place. Arguably amongst the best beaches in Mumbai. Tucked further away from Marvé, Manori is one of the most pristine beaches in Mumbai. Manori has become a well-visited place for parties and weekend getaways. Mumbaikars visit Manori to just chill out and enjoy some time away from the city chaos. You can rent out rooms and cottages along the seashore and have a very good time in Manori.

Manori is famous for its creek and it’s a peaceful place situated away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Manori is one of the most serene beaches in Mumbai.

Distance- approx 45 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Global Vipassana Pagoda, Manori Beach, Old Portuguese Church, Beach Parties, etc.

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Silvassa

Silvassa

Similar to Daman, Silvassa boasts Portuguese heritage. It was known as “Vila de Paco d’Arcos” during the Portuguese rule. Silvassa has a significant number of Roman Catholics in the city. The capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is known for its quaint and peaceful vibes. Looking to add a Portuguese touch to your weekend? Look no further than Silvassa.

Distance- 170 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Lion Safari, Tribal Cultural Museum, Vanganga Garden, etc.

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Igatpuri

Igatpuri

This place is truly picture-perfect!! Igatpuri is known for the scenic views of the Sahyadris. It is known as one of the most romantic getaways near Mumbai. Love trekking? Head to Igatpuri for some beautiful trails, love photography? Head to Igatpuri and capture some of the most serene views you can. You can also have a peaceful time at Igatpuris famed Vipassana meditation center. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and enjoy your weekend at Igatpuri.

Distance- 120 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- June to January

Places to Visit- Camel Valley, Myanmar Cafe, Water Sports, Dhamma Giri Vipassana International Academy, etc.

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Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat

Anyone who loves road trips, will definitely love Malshej Ghat. It is without a shadows doubt one of the best road trips you can have during the monsoon season. The picture-perfect view of the Sahyadri mountain range along with the waterfalls provide the perfect backdrop for mesmerizing views. The place is blessed with tremendous flora and fauna, with the likes of Siberian migratory birds that are generally seen near Malshej Ghat from July to September. Malshej Ghat is one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Distance- 126 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- June to January

Attractions- Pushpawati River, Drive through the ghats, Waterfalls, etc.

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Shrivardhan

Shrivardhan

A trip to the beach is never a bad trip. Shrivardhan is one of the best beaches in Maharashtra and is a popular weekend getaway near Mumbai for the Mumbaikars who love pristine beaches. Who wouldn’t love to spend their weekend at a secluded beach away from the hustle-bustle of the city. Sublime views of the sunset with the Arabian Sea in the backdrop gives you the most serene views. Love Beaches? Head to Shrivardhan soon!!!

Distance- 188 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Shrivardhan Beach, Harihareshwar Beach, etc.

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Trimbakeshwar

Trimbakeshwar
One of the Holiest Temple in India is the Trimbakeshwar Temple. It is the home to one of the most important of the twelve Jyotirlingas, known as a form of Lord Shiva as per Hindu mythology. The temple is located at the foot of the Brahmagiri Hills. The history of the temple goes way back in time. It was built by Peshwa Nana Saheb in the 18th century. The Godavari river is considered to be sacred, originates near Trimbak. Trimbakeshwar is one of the holiest weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Distance- 177 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Shri. Trimbakeshwar Temple, Anjaneri, Bramhagiri Hill, etc.

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Imagica

Imagica

Adlabs Imagica is one of the most loved entertainment theme parks in India. Imagica has everything you want at an entertainment park. Imagica has three zones, A Theme Park, A Water Park, and A Snow Park. It was opened in April 2013 and has gone on to become one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai. Want your weekend to be packed with fun and entertainment? Head over to Imagica now!!

Distance- 68 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Water Park, Snow Park, and Theme Park.

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Kaas Plateau

Kaas Plateau

In 2012, the Kaas Plateau was named as one of UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites. The Kaas Plateau is situated in Panchgani. It is without a doubt a magical place with picture-perfect views. The place has a mesmerizing backdrop with lakes, butterflies, and flowers all around the plateau.

Distance- 279 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Vajrai Waterfall, Kaas Lake, Kaas Patthar, etc.

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Bhandardara

Bhandardara

Nestled in the Sahyadri mountain ranges, there’s a beautiful hill station known as Bhandardara. A place blessed by nature with, beautiful waterfalls, mountains covered with lush greenery. Bhandardara is a beautiful holiday spot people looking to spend their weekends at a serene place with a peaceful vibe. It is one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Distance- 166 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Umbrella Falls, Arthur Hill Lake, Randha Fall, etc.

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Kolad

Kolad

Looking to have an adventurous weekend? Just pack your bags and head to Kolad. Kolad is known for mesmerizing views along with pulsating adventurous activities. Overlooking the gushing Kundalika River. You can enjoy numerous water sports at Kolad. Kolad is renown for river-rafting in the Kundalika river. Kolad has it all, a lush green forest, a beautiful mountain range, numerous waterfalls, and the perennial Kundalika River. Every Mumbaikar should visit Kolad and have fun at one of the most beautiful weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Distance- 120 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- River Rafting, Bhira Dam, Devkund Waterfalls, etc.

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Pune

Pune

The Cultural Capital of Maharashtra is not only known as a cultural hub but it is also known as an educational hub. Pune is not just a normal metropolitan city, it’s much more than that. There are numerous tourist places and places of natural & historical importance in and around Pune. The place has a different charm of the old culture that will make you fall in love with the city. Pune is one of the must-visit cities in India, and one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai. 

Distance- 148 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Shaniwar Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Sinhagad Fort, etc.

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Panchgani

Panchgani

Named after its location, Panchgani is a small town situated between five hills of the Sahyadri Mountain Range. Many people who are looking for a weekend getaway near Mumbai, they should definitely pay Panchgani a visit. You won’t be disappointed with your decision to spend some quality time there. Spend some tranquil moments with the ones you love and make your weekend memorable.

Distance- 244 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Parsi Point, Table Land, Sydney Point, etc.

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

It is of the most popular hill stations in Maharashtra and a great weekend getaway near Mumbai. Surrounded by lush green forests overlooking the symmetric view of the evergreen mountains, Mahabaleshwar is a mesmerizing hill station. It’s one of the most scenic places near Mumbai. During the British rule, Mahabaleshwar used to be the summer capital for the Bombay province.

Distance- 242 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Pratapgad, Elephant’s Head Point, Venna Lake, etc.

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Karjat

Karjat

On the basin of the Ulhas river, there’s a beautiful place known as Karjat. Karjat has it all, from ancient rock-cut cave temples to serene mountains and forts. You can enjoy trekking and various other adventurous activities at this popular weekend getaway from Mumbai. Head over to Karjat and lose yourself in the serenity of this beautiful place.

Distance- 63 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long 

Attractions- Irshalgad, Sondai Fort, Morbe Dam, etc.

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Jawhar

Jawhar

Just a few miles away from Mumbai, there’s a small hill station known as “Jawhar” it is one of the most picturesque weekend getaways near Mumbai. Jawhar is blessed with several man-made marvels along with the serene beauty of nature. No doubt about the fact that Jawhar is one of the most beautiful tourist attraction near Mumbai and is visited by a large number of tourists all year long. It is a photographers paradise with the Rocky Mountains, Endless Waterfalls and Lush green forests as the backdrops, it is just picture-perfect. Jawhar is a must-visit place near Mumbai.

Distance- 140 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Jawhar Fort, Sunset Point Road, Jai Vilas Palace, etc.

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Junnar

Junnar

Historic!! Go back in time and enjoy the traditional vibes of this ancient city. Junnar is a city with a lot of historic importance. The birthplace of Maratha King, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj i.e. the Shivneri fort is just 4 km away from Junnar. Junnar is a brilliant place for people who embrace history and adventure. A lot of mesmerizing forts, rock-cut temples, caves, and dense teak forests make this place worth visiting. 

Distance- 155 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Shivneri, Lenyadri, Vigneshwar Mandir, etc.

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Guhaghar

Guhaghar

Virgin Beaches Picture-perfect landscapes make Guhagar one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai. Guhaghar is a paradise for Beach and Mango lovers. The Guhaghar beach is one of the cleanest and safest beaches on the Konkan coast. Guhaghar is a famous shooting location for music videos and movies. 

Distance- 275 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Water Sports, Guhaghar Beach, etc.

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Durshet

Durshet

Embrace the beauty of nature at one of the most naturally beautiful weekend getaways near Mumbai. Durshet is a truly mesmerizing place for family picnics and outings. Nestled in the beautiful Sahyadri Mountain range, it is a picture-perfect place for nature lovers. If you want to have a quiet and peaceful weekend with your loved ones, Durshet is the place for you. Escape from the chaotic city life and have a memorable time at this natures treasure.

Distance- 77 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Places to Visit- Uddhar Hot Springs, Water Sports, Night Safari, etc.

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Palghar

Palghar

Loaded up with fascinating legends, Palghar is approximately 115 km north of Mumbai. Palghar holds a critical spot in the historical backdrop of the Maratha Empire. With its brilliant heritage, Palghar is home to some well-known historic clans including the Warli tribe. The renowned Warli painting – craftsmanship presented by the Warli tribe has a past filled with history in excess of a thousand years. 

Distance- 114 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long

Attractions- Kaldurg Fort, Kelve Fort, Waghoba Temple, Warli Paintings, etc. 

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Nashik

Nashik

Nashik has a lot more to offer along with its dynamic culture. The wine capital of India is one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai, especially for people who love wine. Settled on the banks of the Godavari river, it’s a city with ancient importance. The place is a treasure for history enthusiasts with its ancient caves & temples. The Vineyards and the renown Sula Fest are some major reasons why you have to venture out to Nashik.

Distance- 167 km from Mumbai 

Best Time to Visit- All Year Long 

Attractions- Nashik Caves, Sula Vineyards, Shri. Someshwar Mahadev Mandir, etc. 

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Ganpatipule

Ganpatipule

Pristine Virgin Beach at a place that has been untouched by commercialism makes Ganpatipule a must-visit place. It is one of the most-loved weekend getaways near Mumbai. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life then you must head to Ganpatipule and have a peaceful time. Go get in touch with your inner place at this holy and serene place in Konkan.

Distance- 340 km from Mumbai

Best Time to Visit- October to May

Attractions- Shri Ganpatipule Mandir, Ganpatipule Beach, Prachin Konkan, etc. 

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Treks & Forts

Kalsubai Peak

Kalsubai peak

“The Everest of Maharashtra”, Kalsubai peak is the highest peak of the Sahyadri Mountain range in Maharashtra. The trek to the peak is just mesmerizing and takes your breath away with serene views overlooking the Sahyadris throughout the trek. If you love trekking, you must go to Kalsubai at least once in your life. Trekking at Kalsubai is one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai for all the trek lovers.

Distance- 152 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Murud Janjira

Murud Janjira

Over the shore of a little town called Murud in Raigad region of Maharashtra, the magnificent Murud-Janjira Fort is built on a little island. The gigantic walls of the fort hold various legends and accounts of the past. The most well-known legend of this marine fort is that it would never be vanquished in any fight due to its one of a kind brilliant design. It is an astounding weekend getaway from Mumbai because of its availability, beautiful areas, and noteworthy significance. 

Distance- 159 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Koyna Valley Trek

Koyna Valley Trek

The delightful clear lake and the thick strange timberlands make Koyna valley one of the most sought after trekking places in Maharashtra. It is ideal for a weekend getaway from Mumbai for people who love scenic natural views. With various peaks coating its edges and India’s biggest hydroelectric dam at a short distance, this valley is home to one of the most picturesque treks in Maharashtra. 

Distance- 263 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Plus Valley Trek

Plus Valley Trek

The valley is named as the “Plus Valley” for its resemblance of the plus sign. The trek is one of the most beautiful and enticing experiences that you could have in Maharashtra. Plus Valley is covered with picture-perfect canyons and mesmerizing waterfalls along the trekking trail. The trek consists of two rappelling points over the waterfalls. The Bhira Dam marks the end of this amazing trek. If you love trekking, the Plus Valley Trek must be on your bucket-list of treks in Maharashtra. The Plus Valley Trek is one of the most mesmerizing weekend getaways near Mumbai.

Distance- 145 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an example of art and engineering from the seasons of medieval India. These rock-cut caves are an architectural marvel. The caves are situated on the Elephanta or Gharapuri island which is located just about 11 km from Mumbai. Locally known as Gharapurichi Leni, the Elephanta Caves that exist today are vestiges of what were once intricately painted works of art. It likewise gives an astonishing view of the skyline of Mumbai. You can reach the Elephanta Caves by ferry ride from Gateway of India.

Distance- 20 km roadways and 13 km seaways

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Rajgad 

Rajgad

Previously Rajgad was the capital of the Maratha Empire before Raigad was made the capital by Shivaji Maharaj. The fort is one of the most serene and historic forts of the Maratha empire. The importance of Rajgad cannot be overlooked as it was the home for Shivaji Maharaj for the highest number of days. The magnificent architecture of the fort showcases the skills of the people back in the day. The fort is divided into three parts, and the trek to the peak is enthralling.

Distance- 200 km from Mumbai 

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Karla & Bhaja Caves

Karla & Bhaja caves

The Karla and Bhaja caves are among the most seasoned and one of the most ancient caves in India and go back right to 160 B.C. These caves are located close to the twin hill-station of Lonavala-Khandala in Maharashtra. The Bhaja caves are a gathering of 22 rock-cut caves which are accepted to have existed from the seasons of Hinayana period of Buddhism. History enthusiasts frequently visit these caves.

Distance- approx 100 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy 

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Suryamal Peak

Suryamal

Suryamal is the most elevated pinnacle of the area surrounding the mountain, situated in Thane region of Maharashtra. The little however excellent hill is a well-known spot among individuals for the sheer stunning perspectives that it tends to be seen from the ridge. The spot is rich in valleys and lavish woodlands that demonstrates to be a treat for nature lovers and for the individuals who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

Distance- 144 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Ratangad 

Ratangad

Ratangad is a multi-year-old fortress. The fort of Ratangad was captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time. It is located in Ratanwadi which is its base town overlooking Bhandardara. The natural rock that has a developing tip at the top known as ‘Nedhe’ or ‘the opening of the needle’. There are numerous wells on the top each close to the four entryways of the fortress – Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan, Trimbak. The Fort at the highest point of the hill gives its observers a view on the Sahyadris like no other. The trek, the view, the fort, all of it is just mesmerizing. 

Distance- 176 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Lohagad 

Lohagad

The Lohagad Fort is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is one of the most formidable forts in Maharashtra. Lohagad holds significant importance in the history of the Maratha empire. The fort stands tall at an elevation of 3,400 feet above sea level. It is an imposing fort around 52 kilometers away from Pune. The fort comfortably sits atop the beautiful hill near Malavali, this destination is the ideal weekend getaway near Mumbai for trekkers.

Distance- 98 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Bhimashankar Trek

Bhimashankar

The spot is renowned as a holy attraction as a result of the nearness of a worshipped jyotirlinga temple. The temple is enhanced with mind-boggling carvings and lovers from distant locations abroad come to visit all year every year. Bhimashankar likewise has a natural reserve for wildlife that covers an immense region and is home to an assortment of species of animals. It’s an ideal weekend getaway near Mumbai. 

Distance- 216 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Salher-Salota

Salher-Salota

Standing adjacent to each other in the Selbari mountain range, are two of the highest forts in Maharashtra. Towering at a staggering altitude of 5141 ft. above sea level, these forts provide you with panoramic views while trekking. The trek is an enticing one and is a breathtaking experience for all the trekkers. The narrow pathways make sure that you have a thrilling time. If you love trekking, you should head to Salher-Salota soon.

Distance- 278 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Difficult

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Raigad 

Raigad

The capital of the Maratha King, Shivaji Maharaja, Raigad remains as the reminiscent of the regal Maratha time frame. The seventeenth-century Raigad Fort is the essential fascination of the spot that is arranged at an elevation of 2,700 feet above sea level. Located on the symmetric Sahyadri Mountains. You can either scale the 1,737 stairs or take the link vehicle that interfaces with the fort. It is the ideal weekend getaway near Mumbai for trekkers. 

Distance- 169 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Korigad

Korigad

The Korigad fort is found roughly 20km toward the south of Lonavla close to the city of Pune, Korigad is one of the fortresses well known among trekkers in Mumbai and Pune. It is said that the Korigad fort was built in the mid-1500s. The fort is named after the Goddess Koraidevi. Korigad has a temple dedicated to Goddess Koraidevi at the pinnacle of the fort. 

Distance- 105 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Prabalgad

Prabalgad

One of the shortest yet most challenging treks in Maharashtra is the Prabalgad Fort or The Kalavantin Durg trek. Situated between Matheran and Panvel in Maharashtra, the fort stands tall at an elevation of 2,300 feet above sea level. It is without a doubt one of the most loved treks in the Sahyadri Mountain Ranges. The fort at the pinnacle near Matheran has turned into a noteworthy vacation destination. It is one of the most popular weekend getaways near Mumbai for trek lovers. 

Distance- 48 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Harischandrahgad

Harishchandragad

Viewed as a standout amongst the most testing treks in the Sahyadris, the trek to the Harishchandragad fort gives a surge of adrenaline to the experience addicts. The history of this old fort goes back to hundreds of years ago. Many intriguing legends are labeled to the old cavern temples found at Harishchandragad. The most striking component of the trek is the enchanted cave that houses a tremendous Shivalinga which is totally surrounded by water. 

Distance- 201 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Pratapgad

Pratapgad

Pratapgad is one of the most well-known and one of the most historic forts in Maharashtra.  The fort is located near the well-known hill station of Mahabaleshwar in Satara. The fort is a marvel of the historic Maratha architecture. Pratapgad ascends to a height of around 3500 feet above sea level.

Distance- 218 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Karnala 

Karnala

Karnala is a mainstream escape from Mumbai. It is acclaimed for its beautiful serene views, the Karnala Bird Sanctuary, and the historic Karnala Fort trek. The Karnala fort trek is also known as the Funnel Hill trek, a simple yet tempting trek. The slope post is inside the Karnala Bird Sanctuary which is home to staggering species of birds, along these lines, this place is nothing short of heaven for birdwatchers. The relieving scene overflowing with natural magnificence guarantees a memorable time. 

Distance- 48 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Easy

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Dhodap

Dhodap

One of the highest forts in Maharashtra is the Dhodap fort. Dhodap is a hill fort in Nashik. The fortress is set at an altitude of around 4700 feet above sea level. The fort also has a Jagdamba temple located within the fort. The Dhodap fort trek is one of the most sought-after treks for adventure enthusiasts in and around Mumbai.

Distance- 240 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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Haji Malang Dargah & Trek

Haji Malang Dargah & Trek

Sri Malang gad is a fort close Kalyan in the Raigad locale of Maharashtra. It is referred to prominently as Haji Malang, which is a standout amongst the most well known among the three Sufi shrines situated on the hill. The structure of the fort is three-storeyed, and every level has a particular name. The trek is considered to be a holy one and lets you get in touch with your inner self thanks to the holy vibes around the place.

Distance- 49 km from Mumbai

Trek Difficulty- Moderate

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