Top 5 weekend gateways from Mumbai


1. Bhandardara

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Not very far from Mumbai and very easily accessible, Bhandardara, is a picture perfect place with greenery and beautiful landscape. You can visit Agastya Rishi Ashram, Mount Kalsubai, etc. Most people in Mumbai prefer visiting Bhandardara during the monsoon season. The visit to the Bhandardara Lake at the moon light is something that you must experience. You can also visit the Randha Falls, Ratangad Forts, Kalsubai peak, etc.

2. Lonavala

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Lonavala is located 88 kilometers from Mumbai and known to be one of the best weekend gateways from Mumbai. Lonavala has lush greenery, murmuring streams, lakes and gardens. Apart from that, the place has many caves and temples. Many people visit Lonavala in the weekend to de-stress themselves from the busy city life of Mumbai. It is said that the best time to visit the place is October to May. It is one of most visited places near Mumbai.

3. Ajanta and Ellora caves

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Ajanta and Ellora caves are one of the recognized architectural treasures in India. It possesses some of the finest examples of India’s rich heritage of sculpture and murals. It is located around 368.2 kilometers and takes about 6 hours to travel. The beauty and the carvings of the caves is just mesmerizing and attracts many people from Mumbai and people across India.

4. Mandwa

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One of the closest beach destination from Mumbai is Mandwa and offers a lot to the visitors. There is too many options for the people who are looking for some watersports. The place is famous for the sea food available here. There are many guesthouses, tents, and many places to eat in Mandwa. The place attracts many beach and water sports lovers.

5. Goa

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Well the best party destination from Mumbai is surely Goa. The beaches, resorts, food, drinks, and adventure is something that you will find in ample here. There is no other place better than this, if you want to spend you weekend partying.