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10 Adventures Monsoon Getaways Near Pune & Mumbai

Author: Suraj Yadav
| Updated: 2016-06-04 18:56:17

Mahabaleshwar

1. Mahabaleshwar
Mahabaleshwar hill station is one of the few evergreen forests of India, located in the Western Ghats range in Satara. Mahabaleshwar is known for its unique points such as Kate’s Point, Needle Hole Point and 3 Monkey Point. It receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon and known as one of the wettest places in Maharashtra.

Matheran

2.Matheran
Matheran is the one of the most popular Hill Station in Maharashtra also the smallest hill station in India. Matheran region is the best weekend getaway for Mumbaikar and famous for its rolling hills, lush green nature and toy train, one of the five toy train in India known as Matheran Hill Railway.

Khandala

3.Khandala
The magnificent hill station of Khandala is located just 3 kilometres from Lonavala and 7 kilometres from Karjat at the end of Bhor Ghat, one of the major ghat in the state of Maharashtra. Khandala offers most fascinating places called Tiger’s Leap, Bhushi Lake and Karla and Bhaja Cave.

Lonavala

4. Lonavala
Snuggled up in the heart of the Sahyadri hills, the twin hills stations Lonavala and Khandala are synonymous for their scenic beauty and natural inhabitants.

Malshej Ghat

5. Malshej Ghat
Malshej Ghat is one of the most dangerous and majestic ghat or mountain pass in the Western Ghats of range of Maharashtra. Malshej Ghat is famous for its lofty rugged hills and hundreds of different kinds of flora and fauna, especially the Avifauna.

Thoseghar Falls

6. Thoseghar Falls, Near Satara
Thoseghar Waterfall located near Satara is a wonderful place to visit during the monsoon. There are series of waterfalls in this region and Thoseghar waterfalls are one of the tallest waterfalls among them.

Tapola

7. Tapola
Tapola is proudly known as the Kashmir of the western coast. It is a pastoral settlement characterised by a splendid lake – Shivsagar. The drive from Mahabaleshwar to Tapola is scenic, fresh and provides a galore of panorama. This serene place around Pune and Mumbai in monsoon is an amazing getaway to relax and unwind.

Karnala

8.Karnala
Take some time out to experience the refreshing and invigorating monsoon destination near Mumbai and Pune. The city of Karnala is characterised by the sweet melody of bird chirping.

Kamshet

9. Kamshet
A peaceful Weekend Gateway near Mumbai and Pune. A village which is close to Lonavala and Khandala and called as a paradise for Para Gliders.

Kolad

10. Kolad
An amazing place for groups looking for farm house. Enjoy your time at any of the farms near Kolad and later on adventurous water sports especially River Rafting.

 

So, what's your weekend plan guys??