When the going gets tough, take a break in the mountains or by the sea, maybe? To all those seeking for a break from the hectic 9 to 5 work life, these are some relieving weekend getaways mumbai..
#5 Rajmachi, Lonavala
It is a small village in the Sahyadri mountains and has two forts, Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan fort. The trek enthusiasts can take up the long route from Kondane gaon and hike all the way to the village which takes around 5-6 hours, or can take the shortest route to the village from Lonavala.
The village is a homestay which means those yearning for ‘desi chicken’ and sleeping in mud cottages here is the chance. There are camping grounds too for those who want to camp.
Considered as one of the best weekend getaways near Mumbai, Alibag has several beaches. You can take a ferry or reach by road. Alibag also has an old fort built during the time of Shivaji’s rule.
Kamshet, nestled in Pune district, is a hub for all the adventure junkies. The beautiful surroundings, and the charming little villages are an allure for the tourists. There are various sports and activities for tourists like Paragliding.
#2 Pawna Lake
Pawna lake is currently the main tourist attraction and tops the list. This lake came into existence after the Pawna dam was made. You can camp here and enjoy a barbeque and calm starry night.
Kolad is a popular place for its white-water river rafting. It’s a scenic landscape muffled with several waterfalls arising from several mountains and hence becomes a trekking destination too.
Not just river rafting, but this place has caves and forts too.
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to one of these destination for your weekend.