Monsoon Getaways Near MumbaiKarnala - Famous for River Rafting located at 50 km from Mumbai.
Khandala - Famous for rock climbing and shopping and located at 82 Km from Mumbai
Panchgani - Famous for rock climbing, paragliding, camping and located at 243 Km from Mumbai
Matheran - Famous for rock climbing, trekking and located at 83 Km from Mumbai
Igatpuri - Famous for trekking, camping, rappelling, zip-lining and located at 121 Km from Mumbai
Alibaug - Famous for bird watching, water sports, temple hopping, waterfall rappelling and located at 282 Km from Mumbai
Lonavala - Famous for trekking, camping, farm tours, waterfall rappelling and located at 83 Km from Mumbai
Mahabaleshwar - Famous for rock climbing, trekking, boating, horse riding and located at 263 Km from Mumbai
They say that the best time to visit Maharashtra is in the rains, and you can especially see that in many of the places to visit near Mumbai during Monsoon. Starting with the very first rain, you will notice a buzz going around of planning Monsoon Getaways near Mumbai to see the rains at their best. And the hills of Sahyadris, the coast of Mumbai and places around, and the Western Ghats experience the best of this season.
A rafting experience right after the rains in the river Kundalika is what one should definitely experience, especially with the rapids raging and the greenery around. The same can be said for a rafting and camping experience in Kolad on the Mumbai Goa Highway. And a little lesser known experience is of camping by the Bhatsa River in Vasind is the perfect example of doing things off the beaten path.
As far as destinations are concerned, Maharashtra has many favorite Monsoon places near Mumbai to be at, like the hill stations of Khandala, Lonavala, and Mahabaleshwar. Gifted with an unmatched beauty throughout the year, the green cape that these places acquire in Monsoons attracts tourists from all the parts of the country.
Or if you wish to stay in the plains, then the wine estates in Nasik are the perfect place to spend a rainy weekend with a full-fledged fine wine and dine experiences. Or you can take a halt and enjoy a farm stay in the beautiful Panchgani. Even staying in the city and take a walking or cycling tour of the beautiful Mumbai in rains is an unforgettable experience.