June 14, 2022
CM Content Team
There is no dearth of activities or things to do in Mumbai, the city that never sleeps. However, the city is also at an accessible distance to some fascinating tourist destinations to plan a quick retreat. So, pack your bags and set off to the following six places near Mumbai to rejuvenate your mind and body and return stronger.
One of the most romantic getaways near Mumbai, Igatpuri houses some of the highest mountain peaks of the Sahyadri range. The ancient forts built by the Satavahana dynasties around the mountainous greenery are a paradise for nature lovers, trekkers, and hikers.
Igatpuri is ideal for tourists who want a 2 days trip near Mumbai with countless tourist attractions like Bhatsa river valley, Arthur lake, Girisagar waterfall, Tringalwadi fort, etc.
Forts, caves, dams, lakes, cliff-tops, and much more- Lonavala can offer you numerous choices to relax and unwind while visiting here. A 2-day trip from Mumbai can enable you to visit several tourist destinations like Lonavala Lake, Duke’s Nose, Valvan Dam, Karla Caves, Lohagad Fort, etc.
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When was the last time you watched an uninterrupted sunset or sunrise from a hilltop? When was the last time you spent a quiet and relaxing time without hearing the honking automobiles?
Located in the Western Ghats at an elevation of around 800 meters above sea level, the small hill station of Matheran blows your mind away with its untouched scenic beauty. The Government of Maharashtra made Matheran a four-wheeler- free zone.
You can go on a day-long trek to Vikatgad mountain by following the railway tracks of the famed toy train. Charlott Lake, Sunset Point, and Olympia Race Course are some of the other tourist spots here.
Situated in the south of Mumbai, the coastal town of Alibaug is one of the best places to visit near Mumbai for 2 days. Places of interest include the Kolaba Fort and various beaches like Akshi beach, Alibaug beach, etc. The beaches here are cleaner and less crowded than Mumbai beaches. You can also indulge in para-sailing, jet-skiing, and banana boat ride at Alibaug and Nagaon beach.
Check into the Tropicana Resort and Spa, Alibaug. The sultry and serene Club Mahindra affiliate beach resort can be a perfect weekend getaway from Mumbai for a family vacation.
The quiet and misty hill station with its evergreen forests is one of the best places to visit near Mumbai for 2 days to indulge in some fun and adventure. Don’t forget to visit the strawberry farms while you lose yourself in the serenity of the pleasant weather on the backdrop of majestic mountain peaks. You can choose to stay at resorts in Mahabaleshwar offered by Club Mahindra Saj or Club Mahindra Sherwood while in Mahabaleshwar.
Another charming hill station developed by the British, Panchgani, is bestowed with stunning greenery and pleasant weather throughout the year. Home to Asia's second-longest volcanic plateau, the place is a favourite destination for people planning two days trip near Mumbai for picnics and short vacations.
The hustle and bustle of everyday life sometimes take an emotional toll, and you yearn for a calm and soothing environment to recharge your batteries. The above six destinations can provide the perfect retreat to relax and retrospect before you get ready to plunge again into the urban routine.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.