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  • For those of you who are planning to spend some time close to nature then these nature resorts near Mumbai will definitely be your saviours this time. After a tiring week at work or even at home, the fatigued soul begins yearning for a spot, yet little, which could calm the fatigued nerves and refill your senses at once. These amazing nature resorts will take you into a totally extraordinary world where birds chirping will lure you and the fireflies illuminate the sky. Offering the best of urbane solace in a rustic setting this resorts will be the perfect place for you.  From a lasting waterfall to a sprawling wilderness, from lingering endlessly in a loft to feeling the breeze in your face with experience sports, here you will find everything secured just for you. The busy city of Mumbai is the capital of the state of Maharashtra and more importantly, it is the financial and business of the entire nation.

    The city that never sleeps is the sobriquet that is often attached to it and rightly so because Mumbaikars are always on their toes. These resorts provide the perfect getaway for the tired city folk to rest their feet and let time pass by in the beauty of nature. Agro Homestay at Dapoli, Jungle Resort Amba, The Agro tourism centre in Tapola is just to name a few. A perfect mixture of gorgeous scenery, comfortable amenities and a stunning ambience, these nature resorts near Mumbai are just what you need to spend some valuable moments with your loved ones and family. Rekindle you love with your family once again while you head out to one of these resorts this time. Laugh, talk or just take a stroll through the beckoning roads you will lose yourself completely.

    Here are some of the best nature resorts near Mumbai:

  • 01Camping Experience in Vasind near Mumbai

    Camping Experience in Vasind near Mumbai
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lVasind
    • NNNNN498 ratings
    • Ritesh Kadam
      Supplier
      Ritesh Kadam
    • 3,999

    About the Activity:

    This gorgeous destination which is beautified with the presence of the serene Bhatsa River, can be easily reached by the Mumbai Suburban Railway and also through the highways.However, it has still remained off the radar and enjoys a quaint and offbeat existence!

    A quick escapade from the city, Vasind camping experience near Mumbai is all about the nature. Starting from a delightful kayaking experience, you can also embark on a forest walk and explore the pristine beauty of the nature. However, unlike other nature walks, this one is conducted during the night, and thus you are sure to enjoy it to every bit.

    In the presence of expert kayaking guides and instructors, the overall experience of the tour gets more fun-filled and engrossing. In addition, as there are no major difficulties involved, you will definitely enjoy the tour to your heart content.


  • 02Village Stay Experience in Junnar

    Village Stay Experience in Junnar
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lJunnar
    • NNNNN71 ratings
    • Chanak Doshi
      Supplier
      Chanak Doshi

    About the Activity:

    • Check-in at 11:00 AM and experience the stooped history and the charming rustic ways of India!
    • Glimpse the wide pastures shielded by architecture from the bygone era like never before.
    • Try your hand at farming, and partake in other intriguing agricultural activities for a unique bout of fun.
    • Play traditional games like the Ningorcha, Bhovara, and Vitti Dandu, and proceed to trek around the expanse and click some enchanting photographs.
    • This admirable city is surrounded by the Sahyadris, and houses Asia's largest telescope alongside exotic farmlands.
    • After this amazing experience in the property you can check-out at 4:00 PM.

    1 Night/2 Days Stay includes - Traditional Welcome, Breakfast & Tea, Farm Tour, Lunch (Pure vegetarian rural cuisine), Village Tour, Evening snacks & Tea, Dinner (Pure vegetarian rural cuisine), Camp Fire, Morning Breakfast & Tea/Coffee, Forest Visit, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Tea/Coffee

    2 Nights/3 Days Stay includes - Traditional Welcome,  3 Breakfasts & Tea, Farm Tour, 2 Lunches (Pure vegetarian rural cuisine), Village Tour, 2 Evening snacks & Tea, 2 Dinner (Pure vegetarian rural cuisine), Camp Fire, Forest Visit.

  • 03Farm Stay Experience in Panchgani

    Farm Stay Experience in Panchgani
    • d1 Dayn1 Night
    • lPanchgani
    • NNNNN185 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4051277
    About the Activity: 
    • Enjoy a fun-filled farm stay in the warm locales of Panchgani.
    • Revel in the beauty of the Krishna River and dense thickets.
    • Participate in farm tours, boating, bullock cart and tractor rides.
    • Spend a delightful evening beside a lively campfire.

  • 04Agro Home Stay at Dapoli, Ratnagiri

    Agro Home Stay at Dapoli, Ratnagiri
    • d3 Daysn2 Nights
    • lRatnagiri
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • Chanak Doshi
      Supplier
      Chanak Doshi
    • 5,450
    About the Activity:
    • Dapoli, a tiny hamlet in the Ratnagiri district is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway. With tranquil beaches sprawling in the South and Kelshi in the North, you just can’t escape from its charms.
    • Crowned at a height of around 800ft above sea level, the primary reason behind the popularity of Dapoli is its calm environs, less crowded beaches and amazing greenery.
    • One can easily find out why this little place has earned the title of ‘Mini Mahabaleshwar’ during their stay in Dapoli!
    • If you enjoy farm culture, then do not hesitate to go ahead with the agro homestay at Dapoli! Apart from scenic beauty, Dapoli offers a wide range of activities that makes it a must visit destination for everyone!
    • Once you reach the site get checked in at 12:00 PM and get ready for some amazing activities! Get ready to learn a little more about different spices, fruits, medicinal and herbals plants that are grown here.
    • Away from all the humdrums of city life, spend some quality time watching different bird species here. Capture the rich variety of birds on your camera while in Dapoli.
    • Depending upon your season of travel, you can also indulge in some farming activities with the locals here. Learn more about traditional rural practices by interacting with the humble folks of Dapoli.
    • Enthral in exciting adventure activities like archery, rifle shooting, net climbing and various other thrilling events. For a sea lover, there are scores of activities awaiting you! 
    • Get your heart racing with activities like parasailing, banana boat rides and other equally adventurous activities. Make some good memories with other people while in Dapoli and check out at 11:00 AM.
  • 05Jungle Resort Amba Leisure Stay and Safari

    Jungle Resort Amba Leisure Stay and Safari
    • d3 Daysn2 Nights
    • lRatnagiri
    • NNNNN29 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9824012
    About the Activity:
    • Jungle Resort Amba; a paradise for those who yearns to enjoy all the marvels of nature.
    • Stay in the jungle resort for 3 days and 2 nights; feast on the untouched beauty of Mother Nature.
    • Go for a fascinating safari that also includes nature walk, jungle trekking and visit to Manoli Dam.
    • Get yourself soaked in an array of indoor and outdoor activities.
    • Make your evening delightful with an exotic barbeque session around a lively bonfire.


  • 06Safari and Stay at Jungle Resort Amba

    Safari and Stay at Jungle Resort Amba
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lKolhapur
    • NNNNN31 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9824012

    About the Activity with Details:

    Cossetted by the fascinating Western Ghats and adorned by evergreen thickets all around, Jungle Resort Amba makes it for a salubrious getaway amidst the nature! While visiting this astounding holiday home, one can easily delve deep into the lush forests with a safari and stay at Jungle Resort Amba.

    Divided into two days, your stay at this retreat will be further enchanted by the peace and serenity that dwells within the vicinity. During your stay, you can also participate in an array of indoor and outdoor games along with lively barbeque and bonfire.

    In addition to all these, during your stay, you can also indulge in a nature walk, visit several attraction points around the resort and curate some of the best memories of your safari and stay at Jungle Resort Amba.

  • 07Stay and Safari in Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary

    Stay and Safari in Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary
    • d3 Daysn2 Nights
    • lKolhapur
    • NNNNN38 ratings
    • Sumit
      Supplier
      Sumit

    About the activity :  

    Trekkers out there only look for bigger and better adventures to embark on, and a stay and safari in Dajipiur wildlife sanctuary is a must on your bucket list! Gear your bags and heads for an exciting and enthralling stay and safari in Dajipur wildlife sanctuary. While here, you can engage in an adventurous set of activities with your friends and family and participate in all kinds of exciting new ventures! 

    While here at the camp, you can gaze at the stars and be a part of the exciting jungle safari with your friends! Grab your cameras and explore the wildlife around you! You can also head for paddle boating in the pristine rivers of the area and go sightseeing around the place with an expert tour guide who can show you the sights around. Explore the beauty of the Malewadi Dam, the Rautwadi waterfall, Fonda Ghat, the Kokan Darshan Point and the famous sunset point.


  • 08Offbeat Agro Tourism in Tapola

    Offbeat Agro Tourism in Tapola
    • d1 Dayn1 Night
    • lSatara
    • NNNNN31 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4340795
    • 1,200

    About the activity :

    • Enjoy an exciting offbeat agro tourism experience on your next weekend and grab your family and friends to join in on the fun. 
    • The Agro tourism center is an exciting offbeat resort that offers an alternative holiday experience for those who seek something unconventional during a few days off. 
    • Unwind and kick your feet back to relax in the arms of nature and engage in some thrilling activities such as fishing, trekking, bullock cart rides and more!
    • Take some time out to spend some quality time with Mother Nature and the beautiful side of rural India that you so seldom get to see and enjoy. 
    • There is a wide array of fun and engaging activities here for you and your friends to enjoy to the maximum, leaving all responsibilities and electronic gadgets behind in the city! Revel in the rustic beauty of rural India and enjoy all that the country side can provide you on your next vacation!


  • 09Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar

    Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar
    • d1 Dayn1 Night
    • lPalghar
    • NNNNN106 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 7986310

    About the Activity:

    • The ideal fun and luxury stay here with friends and family, and be immersed in the different activities that will take you to a whole new world!
    • A space to gather a strong community of like-minded people share warm stories, and imbibe the values of an organic lifestyle.
    • Cool off at the several waterfalls close by, and do some reading or snoozing amid pristine woods.
    • Drop by at the charming local markets, or the Jawahar Palace, at close proximity to this truly soulful retreat.
  • 10Tadoba Andhari Tiger Safari with Stay, Chandrapur

    Tadoba Andhari Tiger Safari with Stay, Chandrapur
    • d3 Daysn2 Nights
    • lChandrapur
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 1684582
    • 14,000
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    About the Activity :

    The wonders of nature are in plenty in Maharashtra and it is time for you to enjoy every aspect of the beauty of the places around! If you love the wild and anything associated with it, then head for a Tadoba Andhari tiger safari with your friends and family on your next holiday! The park is located in the heart of Chimur hills which are densely covered in emerald green peaks that glint off the sun. There are bamboo forests here that are tall and pristine and the river beds, deep valleys and other beautiful areas make this reserve the ideal place for you to head to for a weekend visit.  The lifeline of this park is the gorgeous and intimidating andhari River, the Erai Dam, the Kolsa Lake, the Junoria Lake and the Tadoba Lake. Indulge in nature photography and you can also click photos of the amazing wildlife that you will get to see around here, including the most majestic feline of the forest, the tiger!


Resorts in Mumbai

Attractions

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Dharavi Slum

Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, invites many curious eyes because of the sheer vastness of it. It is counted among one of the places to visit in Mumbai because of the slum houses as many as a million people crammed in pint-sized houses, dirty bylanes, open drains, and extremely filthy living conditions in average.

Located in the very heart of Mumbai, the Dharavi slum stretches between two of Mumbai’s major rail lines, which is what makes it such a convenient location to travel for work for the folk who live here. In a city where rents are sky high, Dharavi offers rather low rent for people who move into the city.

You can find a room complete with a cooking gas and a small colour TV for as low as 185 rupees a month. Dharavi has many small-scale businesses thriving, manufacturing everything from garments to pots and pans. The products are sold in local as well as international markets, where they are exported.

The annual turnover for these products is as much as 650 million dollars a year. Visit Dharavi to see the lifestyle of those living here, for it is not every day you get to step inside Asia’s largest slum.

Location: Spans over 500 acres in the heart of Mumbai
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 10.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves are a major attraction in Mumbai because of its archaeological significance. This is where the caves are located, must have seen early settlements from 2nd century BC. The caves, however, are estimated to have been constructed sometime between 5th and 6th century AD.

One of the biggest caves here measures about 39 metres from the front to the back. The main body of the Elephanta Cave is about 27 square meters, supported by six rows of pillars. The caves show distinct artistic features from the time of its construction.

The caves feature rock-cut architecture, which makes the entire layout of the caves very interesting. The Elephanta Caves have a combination of sculpture art and aesthetic beauty carved into the rock formations.

This is what makes it popular among archaeologists as well as historians, who wish to find out more about the natives who moved on the Gharapuri Island (Elephanta Caves) in 2nd century BC. Come here to experience the ruins of an ancient world on the Elephanta Island, and see the caves and sculptures in their natural surroundings.

Location: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 10 (Indian), INR 250 (foreigner), free (child)
Timings: 9AM-5.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 7.3 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Red Carpet Wax Museum

As the name suggests, the Red Carpet Wax Museum is one of those tourist places in Mumbai that one simply cannot miss because the museum showcases lifelike statues of celebrities and prominent people from all walks of life, such as socialites, politicians, world leaders, scientists, social workers etc. The statues are made to be completely alike the person they have been constructed after, giving a very authentic feel to the statue.

Each statue is surrounded by the necessary ambience to give the statue and its theme a complete look and feel. Any individual can pose with the statues in the museum. The museum was constructed over a period of five years after which it opened its doors to the public in December 2016. The wax museum is one of a kind monument in the city of Mumbai, so make sure you drop by and catch a glimpse of it.

Location: 1st Floor, R City Mall, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: INR 250 (weekday), INR 350 (weekend)
Timings: 9.45AM-9.30PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 20.5 kms from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Mumbai Dhobi Ghat

A place that’s as unique as it can be, Mumbai’s Dhobi Ghat maintains and lives up to its 140-year-old tradition and profession in the heart of Mumbai city. There are as many as 1026 open “ghats” for washermen to wash clothes in, and almost all of them are occupied at the same time as they beat the dirt out of hundreds and thousands of dirty clothes from the city.

The Mumbai Dhobi Ghat is located very close to the Mahalaxmi railway station. The place is also famed to be the world’s largest washing centre because there’s no such other place for washing clothes in the world. Most of the clothes being washed here come from Mumbai’s hospitals, and hotels.

You can see likes of cleaned clothes and sheets being hung to dry in the open air after they have been thoroughly cleaned. Come here to see a very different face of the city of Mumbai. Lately, it has become a place for tourists to flock in out of sheer curiosity. 

Location: Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: 4AM-7PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Film City

Home to the film fraternity of the country is perhaps one of the most popular among Mumbai tourist places. The Film City is so vast that more than a thousand sets can be erected here at the same time. Over the last few years, the Film City has become one of the major locations for shooting the Hindi serials.

Film City was built in 1911, under the guidance of veteran actor and producer V. Shantaram. The total area of the place is about 520 acres, built according to the outlines of the film city in California. The film city has elaborate sets of villages, mountains, mansions, gardens, fountains, streams, cities etc. More than 900 Hindi movies and Hindi serials have been shot in the Film City of Mumbai.

The studios are well equipped, complete with the electronic items necessary for shooting and extremely sophisticated instruments that give the kind of quality to the shows shot here, making Bollywood top in the game in the country.

Location: Inside Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagri Main Gate, Post Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: INR 599-INR 1699 per person
Timings: 10AM-5PM
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 31.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Gateway of India

One of the most visited places in Mumbai, the Gateway of India is counted among Mumbai tourist places that see excellent footfall at any time of the year. The attraction was built by the British in 1919, by the then Governor of Bombay, Sir George Sydenham Clarke, who laid the foundation of the monument in 1911. The plan was approved in 1914, after which construction began. The monument was built to honour the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, who was to arrive at Bombay.

The architectural design of the Gateway of India is done in the Indo-Saracenic style, along with Muslim architectural styles incorporated when it comes to the archways. 
The Elephant Caves are located quite close to the Gateway of India and can be reached via a ferry from here. You can pay the ticket price here and get on a motorboat to reach the Elephant Caves, which takes a little more than an hour to reach, being located 56 kilometres from the monument.

Location: Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: October-March
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Can visit anytime
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 6.4 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

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Mumbai Dabbawala Center

The dabbawalas of Mumbai have long been a centre of curiosity among the people because of their accurate delivery system that has been never altered its professionalism over the last 125 years. The Mumbai Dabbawala Center is definitely one of the places to visit in Mumbai. The Mumbai Dabbawala Centre originally started out as a one-man army, when a Parsi banker wanted to eat homemade food and gave this task to Mumbai’s first dabbawala.

His idea was appreciated by others and soon, more office goers joined in the demand for home cooked food that had to be delivered in office, giving rise to a business that has famously become a case study in universities across the world, who try to learn and decode the Mumbai Dabbawalas’ exceptional accuracy in delivering the tiffin boxes.

At present, the Mumbai Dabbawala Center has as many as 5000 dabbawalas who deliver food from home to office every day with the kind of constant accuracy they have mastered over more than a century.

Location: 23, Navyug Mansion, Sleater Road, Naushir Bharucha Marg, Opposite Krishna Palace Hotel, Grant Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 2.1 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central
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Victoria Terminus

Formerly known as Victoria Terminus, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is Mumbai’s outstanding railway station. Although this is a railways station and not primarily counted among places to visit in Mumbai, this building, designed by British architect FW Stevens, sports excellent Victorian Gothic Revival architectural style.

The designs are based on medieval Italian models, known as High Victorian Gothic Design, is remarkable. The domes, corridors, arches, and turrets are therefore distinct and prominently archaic. The construction of the building began in 1878, taking up to a decade to complete. Numerous British architects and Indian craftsmen worked day and night to give the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus the definition of what it is today.

This is why the architectural style doesn’t just boast of Victorian style, there’s a distinctive feature of Indian architecture in the building as well, making it one of the attractions in Mumbai for history lovers and architects who love to study the significance of various architectural styles in the building.

Location: Opposite BMC Building, Dr Dadabhai Naoroji Road, Fort/P D'Mello Road (PF-18), Mumbai, Maharashtra
Best Time to visit: Any time of the year
Entry fee: No entry fee
Timings: Not applicable
Distance from Mumbai Bus Stand: 5 km from MSRTC Mumbai Central

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