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8 Quick Getaways from the Everyday Drama of Mumbai

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Be it a weekend trip, a road trip or a trip to beat the stress, these 8 places with definitely help you make good of your time

8 Quick Getaways from the Everyday Drama of Mumbai:

  1. Malshejghat (Maharashtra)
  2. Manori (Maharashtra)
  3. Karjat (Maharashtra)
  4. Matheran (Maharashtra)
  5. Alibaug (Maharashtra)
  6. Satara (Maharashtra)
  7. Kamshet (Maharashtra)
  8. Khodala (Maharashtra)

1. Plan a road trip to the evergreen Malshej Ghat

Plan a road trip to the evergreen Malshej Ghatsource: mygola.com

Malshej Ghat offers plenty to the adventure seekerTrekking trails, bird watching, and beautiful waterfalls make this place an exciting getaway and break from the life in the city. 

Darshan: Malshejghat is a must visit for people seeking adventure and thrill. Along with beautiful scenery, it also offer various places for sightseeing. They include Shivgad fort, various temples, Malshej falls, etc. Theres no better way to enjoy the night than a wonderful camp fire under the stars.

Explore exciting trekking trails

2. The sun, the beach and seafood at peaceful Manori

The sun, the beach and seafood at peaceful Manorisource: wikimedia.org

Manori is a little fishing village in Northern Mumbai. The picturesque beach, tiny cottages and coconut palm plantations make this an island of serentiy in the otherwise fast pace hustle bustle of mumbai. 

Vishnu Vijayan: Manori is quaint little fishing village in the outskirts of Mumbai. Real quiet place as compared to the hustle and bustle of the city. The main attraction over here is of course the beach, it's quite clean as you compare to most beaches in and around Mumbai

Enjoy locally prepared seafood

3. Hiking in the forests and mountains around Karjat

Hiking in the forests and mountains around Karjatsource: travel.india.com

Karjat is characterised by Rain-fed forests, mountains, forts and ancient rock-cut cave temples make it very popular among trekkers. Its geography and scenic splendor make it convenient for adventure sports like trekking, waterfall climbing, rappelling and river rafting in river Ulhas.

Himanshu: Karjat  is a popular spot for weekend holidays, river rafting, trekking, hiking, and mountain climbing. People from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Pune have second or weekend homes here and regularly celebrate festivals, new year parties, or weekend bash here. It is also popular for pleasure visits during the monsoon season.

Learn all there is to know about rappelling 

4. For the avid trekkar Matheran

For the avid trekkar Matheransource: anilcm.wordpress.com

Matheran is small hill station offering scenic view points, long treks through forested areas, and a quaintness of its own.

Lovely: Awesome place to explore nature. Trekking and Hiking is awesome. Just explore the place yourself by taking a map and trekking to points.

Explore the wild on foot

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5. Beaches and seafood at Alibaug

Beaches and seafood at Alibaugsource: holidaygb.in

An idyllic town in the Konkan, this is a place for its beaches and lovely small shops serving amazing seafood

Vishwa: Alibaug is wonderful place to visit. It has a lot of natural beauty.  Must have dish over their is Fish! Its just Yumm. Amazing beaches, Forts to visit. There are even water activities such as banana boats.

Explore an offshore fort 

6. The valley of flowers, Kaas Plateau

The valley of flowers, Kaas Plateausource: rajeshdeshpande.wordpress.com

Kaas Plateau in Satara comes alive after the rains when the entire region is carpeted with flowers

Dhiraj Jangid: Once you get onto the valley of flowers, you surely get mesmerised. Long plain filled with different types of flowers, small lake amidst them, showering rain and unfadable mist along with clouds catching up with your pace is all you can ever expect in your life to see. 

Get mesmorised by natural beauty

7. Glide with the birds at Kamshet

Glide with the birds at Kamshetsource: archive.outlook.traveller.com

Tanya Agarwal: Kamshet is a place to visit again again once in every season you'll feel good. Try to trek at paragliding point or do paragliding. Rates of Paragliding is 3000 when I was there. And try to glide alone after training not with trainer because you will get less time about 15 min. Nice play to enjoy. Kamshet is about 80 km from Pune.

Learn paragliding 

8. Delve into thick woody forests of Khodala

Delve into thick woody forests of Khodalasource: travelwithacouple.com

Khodala is a mesmerising little tribal village and is meant for adventure and wildlife enthusiasts

Swapnil: Wild camp resort Khodala is the best place to go if you are a nature lover. With the beauty of lush green mountains, the waterfalls,it is a perfect place to be in.

Track wildlife on foot 

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