20 Offbeat Places Near Mumbai That You Must Visit in 2021
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Lavasa, Silvassa, Revdanda Beach Camping, Diveagar, Kamshet, Kolad,Jawhar, Wai, Saputara, Lonar, Nashik, Aurangabad,Tamhini Ghat, Amba Ghat, Velas and many more.

Mumbai has always been known for its hustle-bustle, glamour, entertainment, and people coming in to explore new opportunities. While Mumbai sees a lot of crowds on most days, many places sitting on the outskirts of Mumbai have a lot to offer as well. The offbeat places near Mumbai have their own charm and you can always find yourself taking time out of your lives to explore the beauty each of these places has to offer.

Are you someone who is looking to escape the crowds? Most of the offbeat places to visit near Mumbai are not too far away and can be covered in 2-4 hours. From shopping your heart out in the Colaba Causeway and going on Sandhan Valley trek,  to taking a stroll on the Marve beach and camping at Pawna lake, options are plenty. The nature lover in you may also enjoy the view of Sahyadri, waterfalls, and lakes. No matter what you do, the places will provide you the utter peace of mind that everyone's most craving these days.
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Jawhar

Known as the Mini Mahabaleshwar of Thane, Jawhar is a quaint hill station surrounded by lush and majestic Sahyadri ranges. Earlier it was under Thane but now comes in the newly-made Palghar district. The hill station not only boasts of its surreal beauty but amuses visitors with its strong cultural ethics and ancient architectural marvels. Founded under the Munke dynasty, it also served as the camping point for Maratha king Shivaji and his army.

A tranquil getaway from the city's hustle-bustle, Jawhar is a comparatively less explored and untouched hill station in Maharashtra. With an abundance of the scenic beauty of verdant valleys, stunning mountains, deep woods, cascading waterfalls, accompanied by a pleasant climate all year round make this small town a true nature retreat.

From grand ancient temples (Hanuman Point), serene dams (Jaisagar Dam, Khad Khad Dam), magnificent palaces (Jai Vilas Palace, Old Fort) to majestic waterfalls like Dabhosa, etc., Jawhar houses a myriad of attractions that enthrall visitors of all ages. It is a perfect spot to have a rejuvenating experience, capture beautiful panoramic views, and learn about rich heritage and culture. Along with these, it is also famous for its tribal communities like Warli, Kolcha, and Kukana, which are trying to preserve their art and culture by offering their adobes as homestays and selling their handicrafts like Warli paintings, wooden items, etc., as souvenirs.

Jawhar is gaining popularity as a gorgeous weekend destination for romantic couples, peace seekers, nature lovers, and even adventure lovers. With a range of thrilling activities like mountaineering, trekking, hiking, witnessing sunset views, eating, to shopping, Jawhar offers a range of fun-filled to adrenaline-raising activities to satisfy the fantasies of every sort of traveler.

Being covered with thick forests and valleys, it offers a fresh and pollution-free environment throughout the year. Though monsoons transform it into a green paradise having a number of splashing waterfalls, it offers pleasant temperatures for outdoor activities in winters. Jawahar offers a tranquil and refreshing break in all seasons and leaves you with cherishable memories.

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Lavasa

Located at a distance of about 65 km from Pune, the beautifully planned city of Lavasa is surrounded by the majestic Western Ghats. The city is constructed in the Mulshi Valley and covers a sprawling 25,000 acres. With such mesmerizing views of hills, valleys, and lakes, the city has gained immense popularity among different types of travelers. The beauty of this privately planned city lies in the seamless blend of stunning infrastructure and the enrapturing beauty of nature. Here, you will find different topographical variations such as the lofty Sahyadri range, the beautiful rivers, and gorgeous valleys.

The serene ambiance coupled with the raw beauty of nature soothes the soul from the stressful chaos of daily life. The magnificent city of Lavasa boasts of numerous attraction sites. You can explore the enigmatic beauty of nature in the form of Tikona Fort, Devkund waterfall, Dasve Viewpoint, and the Tamhini Ghat. However, if you seek adventure, then you can visit the Xthrill Adventure Academy, Vortex Splash Pad, etc. No matter your traveling preferences, rest assured your wanderlust will be satisfied. There are a plethora of activities that you can indulge in Lavasa. I

f you are an adventure fanatic, then there are various exciting adventurous activities for you. You can try out rappelling, hiking, camping, raft building, biking, etc. However, if what you seek is peace and the chance to admire nature, you can do that too. Now, if you are a foodie, then Lavasa will definitely not disappoint you. Here, you will find different regional and global cuisines. With an altitude of about 3000 sq feet from the sea level, Lavasa enjoys a tropical climate. It means that the weather is pleasant throughout the year. However, the best time for a visit is between the months of September and March.

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Activity Location: Revdanda Beach, Alibaug

Camping at Revdanda Beach Check-in time: 3.30 PM

Check out time: 11 AM

Group size: 30 members at campsite .

Camping at Revdanda Beach Days: Everyday

Attractions Near Campsite: Revdanda Fort, Portuguese Church, Korlai Fort, Korlai Lighthouse, Revdanda Murud Beach and Nagaon Beach.


Soothe your soul and mind with the amazing views of the sunset over the sea when you avail the chance of camping in Revdanda. Camping in Revdanda beach is definitely an amazing way to spend a quite getaway from the city and on a secluded piece of coastline with your near and dear ones.


Enjoy a warm bonfire session along with BBQ in the evening and sit around the warmth to get into a fun chit chat session with your dear ones. Guests also get to enjoy one open air Bollywood movie screening with a unique set up of projectors and speakers with their companions. Besides, satisfy your taste buds by grabbing delicious meals in the form of Breakfast and Dinner.


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Silvassa

Silvassa was formerly a Portuguese colony but now it has become a popular tourist site flushed with wildlife sanctuaries, scenic destinations and beaches. It lies between Maharashtra and Gujarat and it comprises of 72 villages and many Roman-Catholic churches that stand as a testimony to the Portuguese rule during the historic times. Due to its rich Portuguese heritage it is also a famous spot for history enthusiasts who wish to explore the hidden treasures of this city.

Silvassa is extremely renowned for its exotic resorts, lush greenery, manufacturing industries and tax-free alcohol. It is also a haven for those looking for handmade and originally crafted products like Warli painting and paper bag. 

There are several natural attractions around the area that have made Silvassa a popular tourist getaway site. The Lion Safari Wildlife Park, spread over 25 hectares of land, is home to the majestic Asiatic Lion. The Vanganga Lake is a dainty reserve with flowers and gardens blooming around it. Often, visitors take boat rides to the lake and take in the surroundings in all their aesthetic appeal. Island Garden is another popular tourist destination in Silvassa with thatched and wooden huts decorating its premises. The island is visited via boat rides from ashore. 

Apart from a repertoire of attractions, Silvassa also constitutes of many popular activities, including trekking, nature walks and cultural explorations. There are museums built in the city for history enthusiasts who want to have an immersive understanding about the archaeology and past of the place. 

The summers here are hot and dry with the scorching heat making it impossible to sightsee during afternoons. The nights are cool and pleasant. Therefore, the best time to visit Silvassa is during winters, from September to February. The post-monsoon season also offers an ethereal view of the town as the showers wash everything clean. The monsoon here is highly unpredictable, as there are times with heavy showers, while the others are only light drizzles that recede with time.

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Diveagar

Diveagar is a quaint village known for the panoramic Diveagar Beach. The beach is stretched out in an area of 5 kilometers and is embellished with palm trees, beatles and casuarina trees. You can have long walks on the beach while taking in the beauty that surrounds you. Also, do not miss to see the dramatic sunsets that will create priceless memories for you and your dear ones.

Adventure lovers can enjoy activities like banana rides, boating, parasailing, quad ride, camel riding, and many more here. You can also visit the holy Suvarna Ganesh temple and pay your respects. Owing to such a diverse range of attractions, Diveagar is one of the most interesting places to visit for 2 day trips near Pune.

Location: Diveagar, Maharashtra.

Timings: All day.

Entry fee: None

Distance from Pune: 160 Km.

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Kamshet

Kamshet also known as the paragliding capital of India is located in the state of Maharashtra. It is 45 km from Pune, 16 km from Lonavala and Khandala, and 110 km from Mumbai. Surrounded by the Western Ghats and decked with Sahyadri Ranges' beauty, Kamshet is a fairyland with rich flora and fauna. It has a quaint vibe coupled with a rich cultural heritage, and you will get enchanted with its ever-captivating beauty.

The gurgling waterfalls, monasteries, beautiful temples, and magnanimous hills are an emblem for serenity. It is a paragliding paradise that has been featured in the top ten must visit destinations of India for an enthralling expedition. Hence, it is dotted with many flying and paragliding schools. Kamshet is one of the best paragliding spots in India owing to its perfect weather and highly suitable topography. There are some of the best paragliding spots here like Shinde Wadi Hills, Tower Hill, Shelar and Kondeshwar Cliff.

It is also blessed with Buddhist caves having sculptures and images of Lord Buddha. Some of the most picturesque lakes, such as Pawna Lake and Uksan Lake that offer a blissful escape from the fast-paced city life are also here. Begin your heritage exploration by visiting Tikona Fort, Lohagad Fort, and Visapur Fort, a testament to the rich past of this city. Kamshet is a hub for parasailing and you can try here acro tandem to instructional tandem and joy tandem. You can also pitch your tent at Pawna Lake to witness the sparkling night sky and learn about the local culture.

Enjoy a trekking expedition at Visapur fort and enjoy zip-lining at Pawna Lake. Take part in cave Exploration at Bhairi caves and Bedse caves that are situated on the high rocks of Kamshet. Or simply relish the local food and world-class cuisines at some of the best restaurants and dhabas. Kamshet experiences a tropical climate with warm summers and cool winters. The summers start from March and extend till the end of April. During the summers, it experiences high humidity, and hence this season might feel uncomfortable visiting the town.

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Kolad

Located around 110 kilometres from Mumbai, Kolad is a small hamlet in the beautiful Raigad district of Maharashtra. Often called the Rishikesh of Maharashtra, the village boasts of numerous scenic valleys, which offers stunning views of the surrounding mist-laden hills and dense evergreen forests. The verdant greenery, clear streams and a peaceful ambience add to the beauty of this quaint hamlet.

Kolad is a treasure trove of sightseeing attractions, and caters to all kinds of tourists. Some of the best attractions in Kolad City include the Kundalika River, which is the hub of white water rafting in the region. You can also visit the serene Tamhini Ghat, and soak in picturesque views of the surrounding hills. Or you can enjoy a fun-filled and memorable picnic at the Bhira Dam, while enjoying views of the gorgeous Devkund Waterfalls. Other famous attractions of Kolad include the ancient Ghosala Fort and the Kuda Caves. You can also enjoy camping and bird watching at the tranquil Sutarwadi Lake, or enjoy the history at the Talgad Fort. For adventure sports lovers, you can go trekking at the Plus Valley, or hike to the Devkund Waterfalls.

From water sports like white water rafting and boating, to adventure activities like hiking, camping, nature walks and trekking, Kolad has a lot of thrilling activities for travellers. Due to its advantageous location, you can also enjoy paragliding in Kolad when the day is clear.

Kolad experiences a typical tropical climate, with pleasant weather throughout the year. While the summers here are a little humid as compared to the other seasons, the monsoons are the best time to enjoy a river rafting experience in Kolad. Furthermore, the rains during this time make the entire region come to life, with the waterfalls and rivers flowing at their full speed, the forests and valleys experiencing the blooming of flowers and plants and an overall soothing and calm atmosphere. The months from November to February make up the cold winter season in Kolad, when the village transforms into a winter wonderland with dipping temperatures and beautiful sceneries. This is also a great time for sightseeing, hiking and other activities.

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Wai

A historically prominent town in Maharashtra, Wai is a hidden gem you must explore at least once in your lifetime. Krishna River cuts through this quaint hill town making it extremely scenic. The collection of places of interest in Wai majorly includes ancient temples. The town houses more than 100 temples.

According to Hindu mythology, at some point, Wai was inhabited by Pandavas with King Viraat. Besides, Wai also attracts nature lovers and vacationers in great numbers all around the year since its lush green landscape creates an ideal atmosphere for relaxation. And if you are in the mood for some action, a trekking experience in Sahyadri Hills will be rewarding.

Location: Satara, Maharashtra

Timings: All day.

Entry fee: None.

Distance from Pune: 88 km

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Saputara

Saputara is a tourist destination situated in the Dang district of Gujarat. It offers a spectacular view of the Western Ghats residing amid the undulating mountains at a distance of 250 km from Mumbai, and 4 km from the Mumbai border. Being the only hill station in Gujarat, it is located at a height of 1,000 meters and attracts tourists, especially during the summers. 

In recent days, it has become a pioneered tourist destination. The tribal community residing here, known as Adivasis, evacuated the area at the request of the government and settled in the nearby Nawanagar, thus making the place an exclusive tourist destination.

Saputara is a haven for art and nature lovers alike. Artist Village, a place only a few kilometers from Saputara, is a benevolent place of artwork by various national and international artists. It displays handicrafts and craftsmanship of various artisans in the area around. There are local traditional stores, and stalls selling Bamboo artifacts that work as thoughtful souvenirs. The Hatgadh Fort is an admirable site of historical significance built by Shivaji during his reign. You can find the statue of Lord Shiva resting on the top of this fort which exudes the aura of sanctity

For those who are wanderers of wilderness, Saputara has an oasis of exotic wildlife at the Vansda National Park inhabiting carnivores, herbivores, avian fauna and reptiles like python and crocodiles. Purna Sanctuary is another such site of exploration. One can seek the remnants of the city’s rich heritage trekking through the forts and hillocks surrounding the place. 

The maximum temperature of Saputara is an astounding 30 degrees Celsius, even during summers. This acts to the benefit of many, who seek escape from the otherwise imposing heat of the sun. During winter the temperature drops down over here to a very low level due to which people do not resort to visiting this place during winters.

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Lonar (506 km from Mumbai)

Next in the array of places to visit near Mumbai for couples is Lonar that is a less frequented destination. It is famed for a crater that was formed about 50,000 years ago as a meteorite collided with the surface.

If you are seeking a place where you can witness the natural heritage then this is a great place for you. Something that you must not miss out when travelling to Lonar, is the Lonar Lake that is 6,000 feet wide and 500 feet deep formed by the major hit of meteorite. It is surrounded by an exotic range of flora and fauna and is dotted with a number of temples.

Distance from Mumbai: Approximately 506 km.

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Why one should visit Kaas Pathar ??

Kaas Pathar also known as Valley Of Flowers is situated on the high hills of Sahyadri range in western ghats, 22 kilometers from Satara City in Maharashtra state of India. It is known as Maharashtras valley of flowers. The area of plateau is approximately 1,000 hectare. The plateau is laden with wild flowers during the months of September and October. The whole plateau looks like a carpet in various colors. These flowers bloom on their own and stay for about 23 weeks (depending on the monsoon and other weather factors). It has been declared as Biodiversity World heritage site by The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Its a unique place for flora researchers, nature lovers, and photographers.

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Nashik

Nashik is a holy site seated in Maharashtra that is known for its religious importance for Hindu temples. This ancient holy site is of great religious importance in Hindu religion. It is also one of the all 4 locations where Kumbh Mela, every 12 years is organised. Nasik is adorned with a number of natural sites that will blow your mind from its beauty. From the sprawling beauty of Sahyadri range giving rise to streams of Western Ghat to lovely vineyards spread over the hills, Nashik’s beauty is unbeatable and offers relaxation of mind. The Anjneri Hill, Pandavleni Caves and others are some of the main attractions to visit for sighting natural beauty.

This holy location resides on temple trails, caves, waterfalls and more to make a complete bucket list for you. Some of the renowned attractions to visit in Nasik are Sula Vineyards, Coin Museum, Dudhsagar waterfall, Ram kund, Soma Vine village and many more. From shopaholics to adventure and history lovers, Nasik has an array of attractions for all tastes of tourists. 
Apart from exploration, you can also indulge into various adrenaline rushing activities to tick off every item in your bucket list. 

Plan your itinerary for Nasik with thrilling activities like rafting, cliff jumping, go karting, temple visits, cave exploration and more. 
Nasik experiences pleasant weather in winters that makes it an ideal time to visit and explore it. Summers experience scorching heat with temperature shooting high up to 40 degree Celsius. During monsoons, this destination receives heavy rainfall thus making it the least ideal time to plan your visits.

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Aurangabad

The city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra is the sixth most populated city in the state and is an important cultural hub. The city has a hilly landscape and is the centre of art, education and commerce. Aurangabad is also famous throughout the country for its silk and cotton clothes.

Despite not being a metropolitan city, it is well-connected internally via urban transport facilities. It has a well-developed network of buses, metered taxis and chauffeur-driven cars for hire. Auto-rickshaws are also available in plenty to travel locally. Well-organized bus service is also provided if one needs to travel to and from Aurangabad and other cities.

The most famous and important place to visit in Aurangabad is Ajanta and Ellora caves. It is the most historically significant asset of the city. These caves are situated 99 km from the main city of Aurangabad and are some of the finest specimens of rich Indian heritage. The Ajanta caves were built around the 2nd to the 6th century A.D. and Ellora Caves were built sometime during the 6th and 11th century A.D. These caves were carved out from a single rock and cave paintings inside that are thousands of years old, give you a breathtaking insight into the history of art and culture in India. Other important sites to visit in and around Aurangabad are Bibi Ka Maqbara, Daulatabad Fort, Jama Mosque, Grishneshwar Temple, Himayat Bagh, Salim Ali Lake and Panchakki, to name a few.

The best time to visit Aurangabad is between October and March. The weather during this time of the year remains pleasantly cool which makes it ideal for exploration and sightseeing. Winters are cold as the temperature drops down to a minimum of 10 degrees Celsius, which is relatively pleasant. There are several hotels, resorts, home-stays and inns in the area to accommodate all your needs comfortably when you visit Aurangabad.

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Tapola (146 km from Pune)

Often referred to as ‘Mini Kashmir of the West’, Tapola is famous for its splendid natural beauty. It is surrounded by emerald green meadows, forests, lakes, and valleys, that are great for a winter escapade. Tapola is one of the amazing places to Visit near Pune in winter.

Places like these transport you to the simpler and idyllic village life where the pace is slower and you are far away from the chaos of everyday city life.

Distance from Pune:
146 kilometres.

Main attractions: Shivsagar Lake, Vasota Jungle trek, ancient Peshwa period Bhawani Temple. 

Average Temperature: 26.3°C
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Morachi Chincholi

Morachi Chincholi is one of the most visited offbeat places near Mumbai where nature unfolds itself in her kaleidoscopic hues round the year. The place is a hot favourite for picnic lovers who can spend a day amidst pollution free natural surroundings and revitalize their souls for the next day. It is a booming hub of recreational activities for visitors who arrive at this spot for picnic or outdoor parties.

You can indulge in a wide range of rides and activities that are organised by the management such as Tractor Rides, Candle Night, Camping, Bird Watching, Nursery and many more. Morachi Chincholi stands apart from other offbeat places around Mumbai where you can get to see more peacocks in a village surrounding than in any other part of the state.

Distance from Mumbai: 180 Km approximately.

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Tamhini Ghat

Snuggled between Mulshi and Tamhini in Maharashtra and situated on the Western Ghat mountain ranges, Tahmini Ghat is a mountain passage that is popular for its beautiful waterfalls, lakes, and lush greenery. Apart from being set against the glorious backdrop, it is also known for the pleasant and scenic long drives taken by Punekars and Mumbaikars.

It transforms into a dreamlike spot in the monsoon season with greenery and waterfalls everywhere.

Distance from Mumbai: Tamhini Ghat is approximately 140 km (3.5-hour drive) away from Mumbai and you can take the Mumbai-Goa highway to reach there.
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Sandhan Valley

Also known as Valley of Shadows, Sandhan Valley is popular for the adventurous and enjoyable trek that it has to offer. Situated near Bhandardara near Igatpuri, this trek allows the thrill-seekers to indulge in various other activities like rappelling, rock climbing, enjoying a bonfire, and just laying under the beautiful sky full of stars.

The trek is around 2 km long and around 200 feet deep and is best enjoyed in the winter and autumn season.

Distance from Mumbai: Sandhan Valley is approximately 182.5 km (4.5-hour drive) away from Mumbai via Igatpuri.
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Amba Ghat

Popular for being a paragliding venue, Amba Ghat is a mountain pass that lies on Ratnagiri-Kolhapur road (NH 204) in Maharashtra making it one of the offbeat places to visit near Mumbai. It is an ideal location to have a getaway from the hectic life and hustle-bustle of the cities.

With the stunning views of western Sahyadris and greenery all around, adventurers enjoy a number of activities along with trekking. Apart from this, people also appreciate many other attractions nearby like the breathtaking Vishalgad fort.

Distance from Mumbai: Amba Ghat is approximately 390 km (7-hour drive) away from Mumbai.
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Pawna Lake

Being so close to nature, Pawna lake is popular for camping and other such peaceful activities. Also known as Pavana Dam Reservoir, it was previously a reservoir that later got transformed into an artificial lake. It is located 25 km from Lonavala and invites travelers from Pune and Mumbai who set up a picnic or fun get together.

With the serene sound of flowing water, stunning view of the mountains, stories of beautiful forts like Tung Fort, Tikona Fort, one can have the most amazing time here from dusk till dawn.

Distance from Mumbai: Pawna Lake is approximately 120 k (2.4-hour drive) away from Mumbai.
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Velas

Located on the Konkan coast in Maharashtra, Velas is a remote village popular for its beaches and turtle festival and one of the best offbeat places near Mumbai. One can enjoy the serene atmosphere that the Velas beach has to offer and adventurers can even take the small trek to cliffs.

Velas also has a Shiva temple situated in the center of the village and Bankot Fort which is just about 5 km away from Velas.

Distance from Mumbai: Velas is approximately 190 k (5.5-hour drive) away from Mumbai.
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Midnight cycling was great fun. Rode bicycle for 4 hours. Started at 11:45 pm and finished around 4 am. Covered almost 50 kms. Started the ride from gateway of India to Worli sea face and chilled out there. Chilled out at marine drive as well. It was great fun. Met new people and made new friends. Highly recommend this. Try out this fun with friends or solo. It will be worth staying awake at night.
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Came to Mumbai from Pune for some work and I wanted to explore the city, but didn’t really know where all to go, so I decided to book this tour online. The meet up place was easy to find, and I felt really safe as a solo traveller, and in fact made some friends along the way. Karan, our guide was so nice, and in just a short span of 2 hours he covered over 9 places with us!
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one of the most amazing experience of my life HELICOPTER joy ride over mumbaii had some most incredible moments. During this the small time of just 10 minutes regenerted over feeling for beauty of the city.
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Helicopter Joy Ride over Mumbai: This is the best way to look at the whole of Mumbai. The crowded, big city is viewed the best way with this. Despite being a Mumbai native girl, I grew more than half of my life in Ooty. While I got a job back here in Mumbai, I felt like a first timer here. Funnily, I started travelling and exploring in my own city as it has got more than enough to induce the travel buds of any passionate traveller. I travelled Mumbai in various ways and this helicopter ride was my favourite. It covers the complete city, and it is indeed beautiful. The view of Bandra-Worli link from the air was in fact spell binding. I personally loved the whole experience, and also, this can be availed at a very nominal fee charges these days. I recommend this to all no matter you are resident here or a traveller.
It was altogether good 1 day trip. Organizer Shailesh and Driver Mukesh organized the trip very well.
Amazing Yacht ride! Had a very good experience on the boat and the driver and co-driver were well trained and confident. It was a very thrilling ride as it was our first time on a yacht. Good experience all in all. Awesome deal!
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Amazing experience, please take 30 min buffer for in transit boat. They will only provide water bottles inside boat. You can carry dry snacks like chips and coke. Try to get evening slot for the sunset experience. Please carry some medication if you have sea sickness :)
Its awesome!! It takes 45 minutes to reach from mumbai to Alibaug. On the way please carry any biscuits for seaguls ,they come and take piece of biscuit from your hand..it is amazing experience.

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    Some of the best offbeat places near Mumbai where you can visit for a weekend trip are:

    1. Malshej Ghat: It is located at a distance of 126 Km from Mumbai and 120 Km from Pune. Malshej Ghat offers an incredible weekend getaway for Mumbai residents with its stunning waterfalls amidst idyllic natural settings.

    2. Igatpuri: A perfect hidey-hole about 129 Km from Mumbai where you can get to see the Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre, Camel Valley and the Bhatsa River Valley. The immersive beauty of nature at Igatpuri allures hikers to explore the place on foot.

    3. Alibag: The beautiful seaside destination of Alibag at about 100 Km from Mumbai has everything to offer you a rewarding vacation. Whether you want to walk along the village roads or the majestic fort or simply take a walk along the beach it will be worth your every minute.
  2. What are the best things to do in Mumbai?

    It is said that Mumbai is the city which never sleeps. Some of the best things to do in Mumbai are:

    1. Take an evening walk along Marine Drive: Take an easy walk along the glittering Queen’s Necklace of the Marine Drive and let the refreshing sea breeze lull you to a calm state. You can also sit and relax at the beachfront and relax or enjoy sumptuous Mumbai street food at a beach stall.

    2. Watch a stunning sunset at Bandstand: Bandstand in Bandra is one of the most popular hangout spots within the city with its extensive rocky promenade along the Arabian Sea. If you are in Mumbai do not miss out a chance to watch a striking sunset at the skyline.

    3. Savour the street food at Juhu Chowpatty: Juhu Chowpatty is the place in Mumbai where your gastronomic cravings take their flight. The area of Juhu is beaming with food stalls of various sizes that sell local delicacies and international platters.
  3. What are the famous offbeat places to visit near Mumbai in the monsoon?

    1. Wai: It is popular for Bollywood shootings and people come here to relax and visit the various temples it has on its ghats.

    2. Ratnagiri: This place has to offer forts, temples, hills, and waterfalls and perfect for anyone who gets bored easily. With so many options, one can even choose to sit ideal and enjoy nature.

    3. Panchgani: It is surrounded by 5 undulating hillocks and beautiful lakes and is an ideal place to spend some quality time with your loved ones.

    4. Matheran: It is a perfect getaway and has spectacular architecture and waterfalls to offer. To top it all, it is a motor vehicle-free zone.

    5. Malshej Ghat:  Snuggled in the rugged hills, this place is popular amongst birdwatchers. One can spot cranes, cuckoos, flamingos, and whatnot.
  4. Which are the best offbeat places to visit near Mumbai for one day?

    1. Bhandardara: If you enjoy spending time near waterfalls, then this is the place to be. You can enjoy the mountains, jungles, the lake and a beautiful hike that this place has to offer.

    2. Morachi Chincholi: It is a quaint little eco-village famous for birdwatching, nature tours, and photography. It is home to a peacock sanctuary and is loved for the peaceful atmosphere it provides.

    3. Purushwadi: It is located on the edge of western ghats and is popular for hiking and other enjoyable activities. Families also plan a picnic at this place and enjoy a peaceful time.

    4. Dapoli: Apart from providing a calm environment, it is famous for dolphin and crocodile watching along with various adventure sports it has to offer.

    5. Tapola: Also known as Mini Kashmir, the lake is a perfect spot to spend a relaxing time. People also enjoy fun activities like water scooters and motorboat rides, swimming, and kayaking here.
  5. Which are the lesser-known beaches near Mumbai?

    1. Diveagar Beach: With a 7 km stretch of sand and stunning sunset views, this beach is about 130 km down the Mumbai-Goa highway. Walk around with your partner, clicking pictures, enjoying food, and just soak in nature.

    2. Nagaon Beach: Located about 140 km from Mumbai, this beach is famous for water sport activities, sofa rides, and delicious food.

    3. Ganeshgule Beach: You can witness mango and coconut trees once you come near this beach. It is ideal for a romantic walk or chilling out with friends.

    4. Kalamb Beach: Enjoy the local food with the best of the views at this secluded beach that will offer a peaceful environment and serene sound of water.

    5. Marve Beach: Surrounded by luxury villas and cashew nut trees, this beach is ideal for a weekend getaway with your loved ones. It is also popular for the very happening beach parties, so if you are a party animal, this beach might just be the best place to visit.
  6. What is the best time to visit Mumbai?

    Due to its maritime climate round the year, there is nothing as the best season to visit Mumbai. But the city has a maximum traffic of tourists during winter as it experiences a climate which is neither too hot nor too cold for vacationers to go for sightseeing or indulging in outdoor activities in the offbeat places around Mumbai.

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