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.