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Escape the City Chaos: Discover Offbeat Weekend Getaways near Mumbai

By magicpin

Updated - June 6, 2023 2 min read

Amidst the bustling chaos of Mumbai, sometimes all you need is a tranquil weekend getaway to recharge and rejuvenate. Thankfully, there are several offbeat destinations near the city that offer breathtaking landscapes, serene environments, and unforgettable experiences.


In this blog, we bring you a handpicked selection of hidden gems, far away from the usual tourist hotspots. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey of exploration and relaxation.




Just a short ferry ride away, Alibaug is a coastal town in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Known for its beautiful beaches, historic forts, and tranquil environment, it is a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai. Alibaug offers a perfect blend of sun, sand, and sea, making it an ideal destination for relaxation, water sports, and exploration. Indulge in water sports, explore the famous Alibaug Fort, and savor delicious seafood.


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A charming hill station nestled amidst the Sahyadri Mountains. Known for its unpolluted air and pleasant climate, it is Asia's only automobile-free hill station. Matheran offers scenic viewpoints, lush greenery, toy train rides, and numerous trekking trails, making it a popular retreat for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Enjoy scenic views, hike through lush forests, and take a ride on the toy train.


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Kashid is a serene coastal village located in Maharashtra, India. It is renowned for its pristine white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters. With a tranquil ambiance and picturesque surroundings, Kashid offers a perfect getaway for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts. The village also boasts charming beachfront resorts and a relaxed atmosphere for a rejuvenating escape.


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Karjat is a scenic town nestled in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India. Known for its natural beauty and lush green landscapes, it offers a perfect blend of mountains, waterfalls, and ancient caves. Karjat is a popular destination for trekking, hiking, and adventure activities, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies alike. Go trekking to Kondana Caves, enjoy waterfall rappelling, and experience the rustic charm of Karjat's rural villages.


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Nestled in the Sahyadri Mountains, Igatpuri is a scenic hill station offering lush greenery, misty landscapes, and majestic waterfalls. Igatpuri is a picturesque hill station located in the Nashik district of Maharashtra, India. Igatpuri is renowned for its serene ambiance, ancient temples, and being a popular trekking destination, making it an ideal retreat for nature lovers and spiritual seekers. Explore the famous Bhandardara Dam, trek to Kalsubai Peak, and visit the ancient Ghatandevi Temple.


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Plan your escape today and discover the hidden treasures that await you just a short distance from the bustling city.



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