Secret Destinations Near Mumbai for Weekend Getaways. . .

Everyone wishes to get the best out of their weekend plans after all the hectic and mundane week. But the common places like Lonavala, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar etc are too old and boring. We’re sure you might be searching for some new, adventurous and exotic places for your little getaway.
So don’t worry, we’re here at your rescue with some perfect weekend destinations which are very less visited and full of peace and fun.

  1. Kamshet
    16 km from Lonavala, this place has a lot to offer than just paragliding. A place with a great scenic beauty will give you a fun filled trip with adventures like paragliding and trekking and some historical caves to visit.
  2. Kolad
    A small village located on the banks of Kundalika River has sorted adventurous fun to look forward to with your group of friends. The major attraction is White water rafting and camping on the river shores giving you some crazy excitement with thick jungles around.
  3. Malshej Ghat
    If you’re searching for a peaceful destination with perfect scenic beauty, this is your place. Malshej Ghat is a beautiful hill station located 120 km from Mumbai. It is the bird watcher’s paradise. The streaming waterfalls are perfect for the monsoon season. It offers you activities like trekking, hiking and boating.
  4. Kashid
    Located 135 km from Mumbai, a secluded beachfront offering a ferry ride to see dolphins. Also, the best place for surfers offering a speed boat ride too. Good place for a peaceful weekend.
  5. Kaas Plateau
    The very own little Switzerland of India,located near Satara in Maharashtra. It’s best to visit Kaas during September and October as the flowers blossom and make you feel like you’re in a paradise.
  6. Bordi
    A beach destination less crowded with a calm and serene environment to enjoy your ‘beachy-weekly’. With lots of greenery around and chikoo orchards, the place is beautiful. Apt for swimming in the sea, as the water level doesn’t rise above the waist till half a kilometer into the sea.
  7. Sandhan Valley
    One of the best offbeat weekend getaways is Sandhan Valley, known as the “Valley of Shadows” forming a Canyon on its own. Best for trekking and cliff camping giving you moonlight camping chills with the descent into the Valley.
  8. Durshet
    Nestled in the beautiful Sahyadri Mountains, it’s a perfect trip to nature trails, waterfalls, and a host of adventure sports. It is 115 km from Mumbai, perfect for June-September &November to February. It also offers some temples to visit and an idyllic destination for picnics and treks.
  9. Diveagar-Shrivardhan-Harihareshwar
    It is 190 km from Mumbai; a coastal konkan front for beach lovers. To reach there, you have to take a transport to diveagar directly and Diveagar to Shrivardhan, then you can take a coastal road trip with scenic beauty. This beach is uncluttered and perfect for beach lovers, known for its soft sand and seafood. You can spot dolphins too.
    Attraction spots: Famous Shiva temple.

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