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Forget Kasol, Head To This Hill Station Just Three Hours Away

    What Is It?

    Jawhar is a lovely hill station nestled in the lush greenery just 180 kms away from Mumbai. Fondly known as Mahabaleshwar of Thane and rightly so, it’s a peaceful hill station for people who’re looking to escape the city madness.

    How Do I Get There?

    Getting to Jawhar is really easy and at most a day’s trip. Especially during the monsoons, the drive to Jawhar is scenic and soothing as it goes via Nasik. If you’re looking to the train, the nearest station would be Igatpuri. Thereon, it’s a small drive of approximately 80 kms. Though it’s lovely throughout the year, we recommend heading there between September and April – to get the best of the post-monsoon glow.

    What's So Unique About It?

    It’s one of the nicest and underrated hill stations in Maharashtra. It’s situated at an altitude of 518 metres which means it also makes for a fitting scene for cascading waterfalls that crop up especially during the rains. However, Jawhar is known for its tribal art namely the Warli art that is done by the locals of the area. One can buy beautifully done paintings from the locals. These paintings are traditionally made with rice and they’ll be decorated on the huts of the locals. Instagram wanderlust? There you go.

    Why Should I Go?

    Forget about your Delhi friends and their regular trips to the hills {read Kasol}. Instead head to Jawhar for a quick getaway. It’s easily accessible, it has gorgeous tourist spots to check out and most of all – you’ll be in the hills.

    Apart from all the trekking that you can get done, head to Dabdaba waterfalls.These beautiful falls make for an exciting trek from the main city centre.

    So, We're Saying...

    Immersing yourself in the laps of nature is never a bad idea. We say, bookmark your long weekends, pack a tiny bag and hit the road.