Tourist Places Around Mumbai


Mumbai the bustling city in Maharashtra is gifted with many surrounding places of tourist interest. The tourist places near Mumbai vary from hill stations, beautiful beaches, places of historic importance, resorts near Mumbai to places of worship. The places like Matheran, Lonavala, khandala, Bhandardara, Sanjay Gandhi National park, Beaches of Alibag, Elephanta caves, Kanheri caves and the Ganesh temple at Ganpatipule are some of the exotic tourist places in and around Mumbai.

Tourist places near Mumbai - Matheran
Matheran – The nearest hill station to Mumbai is most popular among the one day picnickers. It is mostly buzzed up on the weekends with cheering crowds. The prime attraction of this place is the Matheran narrow gauge train which runs between Nerul and Matheran. It welcomes the picnickers with its cheering climate and points to visit like Loisa point, Charlotte Lake and Panorama point. It is the best summer retreat to keep you away from the scorching heat. 
  
Khandala & Lonavala – are the twin hill stations which are at equal distance from the metro cities Mumbai and Pune. They can be easily accessed from Mumbai for a one day picnic or even a weekend stay. Places to visit nearby are Bushi dam during monsoon, Bhaja caves near Malavali village, waterfalls which are observed in monsoon season and trekking sites to nearby forts.

Bhandardara – Located near Nashik it is famous for its refreshing climate, exotic mountains and total serenity, which makes it one of the best picnic spots near Mumbai. Places of tourist interest at this destination are Arthur Lake situated in the middle of the forest which offers mesmerizing beauty. View of Radha falls melting down from the Arthur Lake is exotic. Other attractions of this destination are the splendid views of Wilson dam and Umbrella falls.

Alibag – is the most convenient beach destination to reach from Mumbai. It is popular for some of the magnificent fine sand and sunny beaches like Kashid, Kihim, Nagaon, Varsoli, Akshi and Murud beach along with the incredible Murud Janjira fort at its backdrop. Apart from the beaches it has many other attractions like historical temples, forts and a magnetic observatory.

These picnic places around Mumbai will offer you a fun filled weekend holiday or even a splendid week long stay to get refreshed from the everyday hectic schedule.

One day picnic spots near Mumbai



In recent years one day picnic has gained lots of popularity among the city dwellers and to be more particular among the youngsters. These one day picnics are obviously focused around nearby locations minimizing the time required for reaching the places. In this blog we will review one day picnic spots near Mumbai. They can be roughly categorized into resorts, places of historical importance, places of fun and entertainment like water parks and religious places. The most popular one day picnic spots are at Karnala, Lonavala, Khandala, Alibaug, Igatpuri, Karjat and Durshet at Khopoli. Picnic spot near Panvel, Karnala Bird Sanctuary is the most convenient picnic spot located on the Mumbai Goa highway. It can be easily reached from Mumbai and Panvel. The Karnala bird sanctuary is the highlight of this place and the steep rock pillar or thumb shaped pinnacle is the landmark which is visible from a far distance. It is a paradise for the bird watchers. The other attraction is the 12th century fort called karnala fort. 

Panoramic Resort and Water Park Karnala
On the Mumbai Pune road Khandala and Lonavala are another beautiful spots located on the heights of Sahyadri. Visit these spots especially in rainy season. Alibag is all about fun on the exotic beaches. Igatpuri is popular for the forests, dams and wild life sanctuary. Many historic places, temples and forts are located in and around Karjat. Durshet forest lodge at Khopoli, amidst forty two acres of forest is good for adventure activities. 

Panoramic Resort the picnic spot near Karnala, is the best venue for one day picnicking with family and friends, which is located on a prime location on Mumbai Goa road. It is the ultimate all in one picnic spot including a range of in house attractions like water parks with latest rides, kid’s slides and swimming pool. The rain dance facility, luxury cottages, sheds for day picnickers at the resort enhance mood of one day picnickers. A multi cuisine restaurant of the resort offers an incredible variety of tasty food. The resort has ample surrounding space for big events, functions and group partying. Get concessions on group bookings at Panoramic resort and avail the special packages for school students.

Family Picnic Places Near Mumbai



Mumbai the dazzling metro city is having its own charm attracting people from different Indian states. They get mixed up in the ocean of a mixed culture formed by blending many different beliefs. These families from many places in India normally are observed visiting their native places at least once in a year. And for getting refreshed they often opt for short trips of one day picnics near Mumbai.

Some of the best places for family one day picnics near Mumbai can be summarized as Matheran, Bhivpuri waterfall at Neral, Zenith waterfall at Khopoli, Ekveera Devi temple and Karla caves near the temple at Lonavala. Yazoo Park at Virar, Nature walk at Tungareshwar are other attractions near Mumbai.

Karnala near Panvel

Matheran is the best spot near Mumbai inviting people of all ages and especially children who are crazy to ride the toy train to Matheran. Riding this narrow gauge train plying between Neral and Matheran is the best activity for the children and the other family members. If you are travelling in the monsoons then nearby Bhivpuri waterfalls is another beautiful place to visit. Ekveera Devi temple at Lonavala near Pune is the most devoted place for the fisherman called Koli tribe in Maharashtra. This place along with the nearby Karla caves is visited by many families as a means of devotion and a family trip near Mumbai. Nature walk at Tungareshwar in westerns suburbs near Vasai is a great and ideal place for the family outings. 

Further if you are travelling to Panvel you have lots of one day picnic spots for a day trip with family and friends. Panoramic resort the resort at Karnala, on the Panvel Goa road is a combination of fun and fantasy ideal for family picnics. We offer modern amenities and the most recent water slides at the resort. At our resort you will get a complete package of fun and entertainment.

Short trips from Mumbai

Mumbai is the most extravagant fast developing city of India which is truly called the business capital. This bustling city accommodates people from many Indian cities. The city is truly cosmopolitan with people of different cultures and faiths mingled together to form a unique blend. Even though there are many places of entertainment inside the city the city dwellers rush out to breathe fresh air and have fun during the weekends as well as the public holidays. This has raised a great demand for venues of short trips around Mumbai.

Karnala Hills
Luckily Mumbai is blessed with many nearby spots suitable which include variety of natural places like forts, dams and waterfalls. Sanjay Gandhi National Park is located at the western suburb of Borivali. This park spread on a vast one hundred four sq. km. is the best venue for a one day family picnic. It is a vast expanse of greenery, dense forests, variety of animal and bird collection. Lonavala and Khandala are the best spots between Mumbai and Pune. The bushy dam of Lonavala is the most favored spot of the monsoon trips. There are many resorts and parks near Panvel, Khopoli and Khalapur. But Karnala near Mumbai has many attractions like the bird sanctuary, old karnala fort and an ancient temple. The fort is the most easily accessible trekking spot, even good for family picnics.



Panaoramic resorts at Karnala is one of the best places which is easily accessible, conveniently located with lot of fun enveloped inside. Our resort attracts one day picnickers, corporate groups and families. Since it is spread on a huge piece of land family functions like wedding and even social get-togethers can be comfortably arranged here. In the recent past we had arranged Holi celebrations and a mega event for our customers.

We welcome you to our resort for a one day picnic with family or friends, family events like wedding and group picnics of the corporate sector.