Weekend trips from Mumbai

While planning weekend trips around Mumbai you have lots of options like exploring the beautiful beaches, getting relaxed at near by hill stations or get refreshed at the resorts to forget your routine stresses. The farmhouses around the city provide a quite, rejuvenating stay in a village atmosphere. Those who love adventure there is a plethora of trekking sites including forts and places of historical importance to be discovered. The explicit waterfalls around Mumbai offer a picturesque view at the backdrop of huge mountain ranges. Amidst jungles of Sahyadri’s there are splendid lakes in the vicinity of this city which are best for family pick nicks. Mumbai tourist places are the superb mix of all these variety of attractions. Some of the beautiful places for visits from Mumbai best for weekend trips are

Anjarle Beach – located near Harnai city in Ratnagiri district, it is an unspoilt beach and a small port near the Jog River. Nearest railway station is Kolad, just one hundred seventy seven km to the south-east of Mumbai. Anjarle village offers a typical konkan village experience. It is a place worth visiting during weekends.   

Weekend getaways near Mumbai
Harishchandragad Trek - Among the many trekking sites Trek of Harishchandragad is the most popular trekking destination. The attractions of this fort include eleventh century caves with idols of lord Vishnu and the carvings on the temples of Nageshwar as well as Kedareshwar. The mention of this fort is found in many ancient scriptures.

Malshej Ghat Waterfalls – Malshej is a splendid mountain pass in Pune district resting amidst the rugged hills of the Western Ghats. Best time to visit this place is between the months August and September. During this time the hills are covered with a greenery and the weather is superb. Many picturesque waterfalls are cascading during this period which is the great attraction for the city dwellers.

Lakes at Igatpuri – Igatpuri is surrounded by the Western Ghats and hold many forts of the medieval period. This region is a heaven for hikers and trekkers. The region is so charming that it is the first choice for shooting outdoor scenes of Hindi movies. Tringalwadi Lake in Igatpuri is the best place to explore for weekend picnics.