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  • After those tiring days of work through the week, most of you might be searching for that one day picnic spots near Mumbai. As we know Mumbai is one of the most sought of destination in India there are a lot of places where you would want to spend some awesome time with your family. For those of you who are short on time, and high on some thrilling adventure then you have landed up just on the right place. We bring to you some of the most amazing picnic spots offering you a wild ride, keeping your budget in mind. As we know that usual break is a must for those of you who are in 9 to 5 jobs spending some quality time with your family is important. The various places in Mumbai offer a lot of chances for vacationers and experts to have a peaceful and calm time. There are hill stations, overnight picnic spots and spots which are most appropriate for such astounding trips with your friends and family. Feel the thrill as you head out with your family to the most remote places yet astoundingly beautiful. Take a stroll or laugh over a glass of wine with your beloved while you head out to this places. As for the adventure lovers, there are a lot of places which you can visit nearby. Explore the unexplored places with your loved ones and discover the true magic of this place. Get ready to make some special memories which can be cherished forever.

    With a number of one day picnic spots near Mumbai for family now it has become easier for the folks to just drive off to one of the places for a joyful day. Break free, spend some time sharing some jokes and talks with your family this time. Given the bustling lives that Mumbaikars lead, compacting an occasion compressing a holiday within a weekend becomes almost practically unimaginable for them, not to mention a day. The city is enveloped by a kaleidoscope of geography, from mountains to seaside ranges. Regardless of whether you head out of town for a dash of adventure, or for some tranquil time in the lap of nature these amazing places will definitely make your week.  Mumbai has its own way of enticing people from all over the globe. For some it’s the destination to fulfill their Bollywood dreams while for others it’s the place to earn their livelihood. Whatever the reason be but this is definitely the city that breathes life in all true senses. In this fast paced life, often, arises an urge for an impulsive getaway. Coming to your rescue we bring you some of the best resorts in Mumbai for a one day picnic. Shed off all your stress caused due to this fast paced life and delight in a pleasant stay at resorts in Mumbai for one day picnic with friends and family. Rejuvenate yourself with a refreshing break at any of the following pampering retreats within the city limits.

    Here are some of the best resorts near Mumbai for one day picnic:

  • 01Stay and Adventure Activities at Durshet

    Stay and Adventure Activities at Durshet
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      Code: 6029266

    About the activity:

    Set against the stunning Sahyadri ranges, Durshet is an ideal getaway located at around 100km from joining metros: Mumbai and Pune. Nestled amidst a pictorial landscape, resorts in Durshet are an ideal getaway to rejuvenate your mind and soul at an ease.

     Adventure in Durshet is a perfect escape from the otherwise hurried city life. Witness the stunning sunrise and sunsets, visualizebeautiful Amba River winding its way in the valley below. The proximity of this place with famous attractions like Sidi Ashtavnayak Temples at Pali and IMAGICA Park are some other added perks that makes this escapade worth visiting.

    Beginning from the moment you arrive at resorts in Durshet, till you stay here, you will be promised with never-ending fun and excitement. The activities lined for you will keep you engrossed in unlimited gala time with the other group members.

    Adventures in Durshet like rappelling, ziplining, wall climbing, treasure hunt, Burma Bridge, Tarzan Swing and laddering, will offer you an array of enthralling moments, others like nature walk will keep you close to the blissful nature. On a whole, once you enrol for this package, you will be assured with some of the most exciting and memorable moments in Durshet.


  • 02Resort Stay and Water Park Activities in Silvassa

    Resort Stay and Water Park Activities in Silvassa
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    • NNNNN82 ratings
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      Code: 3102659
    • 14,000
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    About the Activity:
    • Join the revelry with this stay and water park activities in Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
    • Enjoy a delightful stay in one of the most popular resorts in Silvassa while enjoying an array of facilities in the water park.
    • Visit the water park with a group of 15 members and make your day much more exciting than a usual resort stay.
    • Munch on delicious foods while enjoying the range of indoor and water park activities.
    • Make the evening groovier while tapping your feet in the discotheque.

    Timings: 

    • Check-in: 12:00PM.
    • Check-out: 10:00AM


  • 03Stay and Activities in Igatpuri

    Stay and Activities in Igatpuri
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      Code: 3320746
    About the Activity:
    • Enjoy the camp stay at Igatpuri camp, which is the perfect campground for those seeking complete solitude in nature.
    • Reach the camp site around 12:00 PM. You can reach the site by road from Mumbai in just 2 hours.
    • Once checked in, you'll be astonished with the scenic and the tranquility view of the entire place amidst the lush greenries and pleasant ambiance.
    • The campsite boasts array of amenities like a fully equipped club house with a variety of indoor games, swimming pool and a coffee house.
    • The stay in the camp site provides you with beautiful villas and various adventure activities like burma bridge  zip-line  fox climbing and rappelling
    • Spend quality time near the campsite before going to bed under the blanket of billions stars.
    • The next morning, You can  check out of the property at around 10 am.

  • 04Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar

    Stay at Hideout Farms in Palghar
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    • lPalghar
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      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.
  • 05Adventure Activities and Stay at Kamath’s Residency in Nagothane

    Adventure Activities and Stay at Kamath’s Residency in Nagothane
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    • lMumbai
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    About the Activity:

    • This offbeat destination is a fine blend of adventure and rejuvenation, making it a perfect weekend retreat!
    • After you reach the property check in at 10:00 AM to embark this amazing experience like never before.
    • The experiential stay here opens you up to an exciting range of activities such as white water rafting and kayaking.
    • Glorious ruins of Raigad or Murud Janjira forts are a charming brush with history, while the lush environs and the isolated beaches form an enchanting setting.
    • Raise it a few notches with River Crossing, Jet Ski, and Banana Boat rides, or tread through the slushy trails on the mountain biking trip.
    • Following a chilling Kansai Waterfall trek, retire for the eventful day around a cozy bonfire with many unforgettable memories to return with.
    • Stay in luxurious AC room for the night and check out at 06:00 PM.




  • 06Day Out at a Farm Resort near Mumbai

    Day Out at a Farm Resort near Mumbai
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      Code: 1272447
    About the Activity:
    • Spend an amazing day out in a farm resort 30 kms from Mumbai with your loved ones.
    • Reach the resort at around 9 AM and start your day with lip-smacking breakfast. After that stroll around the resort, which is located amidst the beautiful scenery. The location is gifted with beautiful natural canopies, serene green banana plantations, coconut palm trees, and sprawling crop fields.
    • Enjoy a delicious lunch in the afternoon and spend some time at your own leisure.
    • You can also indulge in various adventure activities at an extra cost.
    • In the evening have a hot cup of tea or coffee with some delicious snacks and conclude your trip.
  • 07Group Day Outing at a Beach Resort in Gorai

    Group Day Outing at a Beach Resort in Gorai
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    • lMumbai
    • NNNNN40 ratings
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      Code: 1258115
    About the Activity:
    • Located in the heart of Gorai, a famous Mumbai suburb beach known for its cleanliness, calm and peaceful atmosphere,surrounded by lush greens and loads of coconut trees.
    • This resort can be easily accessed from Gorai Greek, Dahisar western highway, Thane, uttan, Gorai Beach and many other places.
    • The resort offers many activities including swimming in a pool, beach volleyball, rain dance in a DJ floor and play. 
    • This resort offer you with ample space to enjoy your weekend or weekday getaway with your friends and families involving a wide variety of activities.

  • 08Stay and Adventure at Beach Resort in Gorai

    Stay and Adventure at Beach Resort in Gorai
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    • lMumbai
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      Code: 1258115
    About the Activity:
    • Located in the heart of Gorai, a famous Mumbai suburb beach known for its cleanliness, calm and peaceful atmosphere,surrounded by lush greens and loads of coconut trees.
    • This resort can be easily accessed from Gorai Greek, Dahisar western highway, Thane, uttan, Gorai Beach and many other places.
    • The resort offers many activities including swimming in a pool, beach volleyball, rain dance in a DJ floor and play. 
    • This resort offer you with ample space to enjoy your weekend or weekday getaway with your friends and families involving a wide variety of activities.
    • You can also stay in the property and enjoy the hospitality provided in the resort for refreshing experience.
    • Over night stay is for couples.
  • 09Day Out at a Resort in Nalasopara near Mumbai

    Day Out at a Resort in Nalasopara near Mumbai
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      Code: 9457825
    About the Activity:
    • Embark on this amazing day out in a resort near Mumbai and spend a day filled with fun activities away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
    • After arriving at the resort, start your day with lip-smacking breakfast at around 9 AM.
    • Post which, indulge in an array of activities and games like cricket, football, volleyball, swimming, rain dance etc.
    • Savor your taste buds with delicious lunch at around 1 PM.
    • Spend rest of the day at leisure and stroll around the resort or marvel at the beautiful greenery surrounding the resort.
    • Have evening tea and refreshments at around 4 PM and conclude your amazing day out by departing from the resort at around 5 PM. 
  • 10Wine and Dine Tour near Nashik

    Wine and Dine Tour near Nashik
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    • lNashik
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    • Rahul Patil
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    • 2,800

    About the Activity:

    • Invoke in this exciting culinary and wine tour adventure near Nashik and get a chance to taste the authentic Maharastrian cuisine.
    • Start your tour after reaching the tour locality and begin your exciting day.
    • Enjoy a Khandeshi meal which can be aptly described as a culinary gem paired with a 3 different varieties of wine.
    • Make your weekend more special while going on a wine tour and acquaint yourself with variety of wines.
    • Learn about the wine making process while tasting from different types of wine.
    • Visit a vineyard, the first grape plantation in Nasikh and interact with the farmers to know more about the wine culture. 
    • Try your hand at recreating some local cuisine with a fun filled cooking activity, under the tutelage of skilled home cooks.
    • End this exciting tour with lots of memories.
    NOTE: Package costs differ on the basis of duration of activity.


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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