Escape Your Daily Routine With These 8 Getaways Close To Mumbai

Vernika posted on 31 October

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If you're looking at taking a break from your routine life and the concrete jungle, we've compiled a list of quick getaways near Mumbai that you might want to check out this weekend {or any other}.

Korigad Fort

A beautiful hill fort, Korigad is located only 20 kilometres away from Lonavala near Amby Valley. You can visit the fort at any time of the year for one-day treks. The journey and the trek are de-stressing, and the view on your way and at the end of the trek is breathtaking. You've got to do this at least once.

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Korigad, Aamby Valley, Pune

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    Basho Bougainvillea Resort, Mulshi

    If you're looking for some place for an ideal getaway with your family and friends or even your office colleagues, you must check out Basho Bougainvillea Resort in Mulshi.  Offering a variety of accommodation options –cottages, tents and pool villas, each kind comes with a splendid view of the Mulshi lake.

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    Plot 22/9-22/10, Ganesh Nagar, Mulshi Khrud, Maharashtra

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    The Brook At Khanna's, Karjat

    Located in the scenic countryside of Karjat, in a tiny village called Vaijanath en route to the Tata Power Plant, is The Brook—a private property built on an acre of land overlooking the Western Ghats on its one end, while touching a perennial, flowing river on the other.

    Homestays

    Tata Power Plant Road, Village Vaijanath, Karjat, Maharashtra

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    Khodala Village, District Thane

    Want to head to some place quaint and not too far away? Khodala Village is a hill-station in Thane district that is inhabited by the tribals and is lush green. Wild Camp Resort in Khodala Village is ideal for your idea of a romantic getaway in the lap of nature.

    Bhaja Caves, Lonavala

    Cradled in the lap of nature, shaped by the hills themselves, rest the Bhaja Caves. Bhaja Caves, a set of 22 rock-cut caves, carved right out of the hills and comprising of multiple stupas, are one of the most important Buddhist sites in Maharashtra.

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    Baje Caves Road, Bhaja Village, Distt. Maval, Lonavala, Maharashtra

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      Le Farm, Lonavala

      A six-room property built on 15-acres of private mango farms at the backwaters of Vadivali lake, Le Farm likes to call itself a ‘modern, homely farm’. They couldn’t be more correct about that. The property has modern design elements paired with homeliness. Located in Lonavala, it is literally the easiest place to get to. You can take a train, hop onto a bus or just drive down. If you drive down, you can be there in only three hours.

      Homestays

      Kamshet, Near Tata Power Somwadi Dam, Vadivali Lake, Taluka Maval, Lonavala, Maharashtra

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      Little Paradise, Murud

      Little Paradise at Murud, is less than four hours away from Mumbai. There are two gorgeous, airconditioned beachfront log cabins that offer complete privacy and the only sound one can hear here is that of the waves.

      Resorts

      Attur Family Beach Bungalow, Agardanda Beach, Distt. Raigad, Maharashtra

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      Glenogle Bungalow, Mahabaleshwar

      A Scottish bungalow that can house up to 15 people, Glenogle Bungalow is a charming estate nestled in the valley. 6000 sq. ft. of living area with 5 luxurious bedrooms is the best we can describe it. They also have a private forest to wander into.

      Homestays

      Sassoon Road, Mahabaleshwar, Distt. Satara, Maharashtra