As a coastal city, Mumbai has many beaches along its western coastline, however most of the beaches are are unfit for swimming. Here is the list of beaches in Mumbai.
Monsoon have started and we all have started searching for different places to hangout on weekends. This monsoon you can try Bhivpuri Waterfall near Karjat. The majestic waterfall has a great atmosphere out there.People pour out in large numbers out there to enjoy this breathtaking waterfall near mumbai.For futher information please keep reading.
Name: Bhivpuri Waterfalls
Location: Bhivpuri Road Station (central railway)
How to reach Bhivpuri Waterfall:
>>By Train: Get into a Karjat bound local train on central line.
Get down at Karjat station and move to auto stand in the east. You can easily get a auto from there for Bhivpuri Waterfall.
Bhivpuri Waterfall Pictures:
Best Time: Monsoons
Chinchoti travel guide:
The Chinchoti waterfalls is located to the east of Naigaon.It is a popular picnic spot for the young crowds from Mumbai City . In the center of the thick forest is this waterfall, which flows continuously from June to October. The waterfall is about 100 ft. high and 20 ft. broad. Tourists visit this place to enjoy this majestic falls. This wonderful waterfall makes a great monsoon getaway for mumbaikars. But on weekends it might seem as though the entire population of Mumbai is here.
How to reach:
The nearest railway station is Vasai. From here tourists can catch a bus to Kaman Phata, nearby is the village Chinchoti. Tourists can also take an auto from station charging 10Rs.
Near by attraction:
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A natural picnic spot in Vasai, Mumbai:
Tungareshwar waterfalls is at an altitude of about 2177 feet. In this thickly wooded picnic spot there are many opportunities to the trekkers, mountaineers and nature lovers.
The best time to visit Tungareshwar waterfalls is during the monsoons or just after monsoon.
A perfect 1 day picnic spot in Mumbai.
How to reach:
By Car / Road: The once who want to go here needs to take a right turn towards the Tungareshwar village from the Vasai highway.
By Train: Get down at Vasai station (East) and take an auto to reach Tungareshwar waterfall.
Luckily there are some small restaurants near Tungareshwar temple from where you can get snacks and cold drinks to enjoy your trip.
Some pics of the waterfall:
Mahabaleshwar Travel Guide
Mahabaleshwar is a among the popular holiday resort, honeymoon spot,weekend outing spot. It is tucked away in the Satara district, they can be best approached from Pune as well as Mumbai. The commercialization has affected the hill resorts of north and south India. But Mahabaleshwar offer a clean, calm and thoroughly refreshing alternative. Mahabaleshwar is regarded as the queen of hill stations in Maharashtra. When you are travelling from Mumbai once you are on the top of Ambenali Ghat your lungs get filled with air which is fresh, cool and having scent of the herbs. You will suddenly feel the difference when you inhale the scented air. Tourist from the metro cities feel excited, when they drink the naturally cooled water even in the months of April and May. Mahabaleshwar perhaps is the only place in the country which offers various activities like boating, fishing, horse riding, trekking and playing golf on the gorgeous nine-hole golf course built on the edge of a cliff.
How to Reach Mahabaleshwar
>>Mahabaleshwar By Air:
The closest airport is Lohegaon Airport in Pune and is located at a distance of approx. 80 kms from Mahabaleshwar. One can also get to Mahabaleshwar from Mumbai’s International Airport approx. 160 kms away. From the respective airports one can also hire a cab/taxi or avail the bus service to get to Mahabaleshwar.
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>>Mahabaleshwar By Train:
Mahabaleshwar is not directly connected by rail network. Nearest convenient railway station is Pune (120 kms) as it boasts of an efficient rail network. Get off at the railway station and there are private tour operators who provide buses, mini buses, taxis etc which are available easily to the visiting tourist. One can also take state government buses which regularly move between pune and mahabaleshwar.
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>>Mahabaleshwar By Bus:
Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation runs buses to the mahabaleshwar from Pune, Mumbai, Nasik, Satara, Panchgani and Kolhapur. The buses have a frequency of every 1-2 hours.
There are private tour operators like Neeta and Swami who runs buses to mahabaleshwar on daily basis.
Driving directions to mahabaleshwar
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Sightseeing at Mahabaleshwar
1> Wilson Point:
It is also called “Sunrise point”. From this point one can enjoy beautiful sunrise. 2> Arthur’s Seat:
It is the princess of all points in mahabaleshwar. It is 1470 meter high. It got its name fromArthur Mallet as he was the 1st man to visit this place and build a house here.3> Panchgani:
Best time to visit mahabaleshwar
If you are looking to visit here between March – June the climate here is very pleasant and allows to explore the mahabaleshwar in true sense. There is a mad rush of traveler’s during this time to beat the heat of the summer.
From July – September rains pour heavily out here. One can experience beautiful landscape and greenery all around. Honeymoon Couples choose this month as there is very few traveler’s rush out there.But some of the hotels out there are shutdown during this period.
Visiting between November – March can be a good option. It is quite chill out there so you need to carry some extra clothes with you. This is a very good period to visit here.
Adventure activities in Mahabaleshwar:
There are wide variety of adventure activities out there, some of which are listed below.
You can find many resorts and private adventure firms offering many fun / thrilling activities there.
- Water Inflatable sports
- Hydro Bike
- Rope Bridge
- Cycling Track
- Rock Climbing
- Jungle Gym
A Must Visit Tourist Places:-
|1. Mahabaleshwar||220km||Hill Station,Lakes,Waterfalls,Forts, Gaming Activities.|
|2. Goa||607km||Beaches,Honeymoon,Falls,Boating, Shopping,Pubs|
|3. Lonavala||130km||Hill Station,Water Falls,Resorts,Chikki|
|4. Daman||175km||Beaches, Church, Gardens|
|5. Ahmedabad||550km||Gandhi,Temples,Bird Centuries, Forts,Temples|
|6. Matheran||58km||Hill Station,Forest,Temple,Lakes|
|7. Aurangabad||368km||Ajanta – Ellora Caves, Lakes, Temples, Heritage sites|
|8. Shirdi||245km||Sai Baba,Temple,museums|
|10. Panchgani||245km||Hill Station,Waterfalls,Rivers|
Udaipur – The City of Lakes:
Romantic and divine, Udaipur is much more than an oasis in the desert and the most beautiful lakes, exquisite palaces and architectural heritage and deserves the nickname “Venice of the East.” and also called “City of Lakes”. Lake Palace is located in Jag Niwas Island in the middle of Lake Pichola is the best example of its delicate architecture and refined culture. Shores of the lake is another beautiful building can boast – a magnificent palace in the city. well-known handicrafts and miniature paintings, Shilpa Gram festival is a favorite tourist destination in the city. Maharana Udai Singh II founded Udaipur in 1568, when he was defeated in Chittorgarh and the Mughal emperor Akbar. It is believed that a saint meditating on a hill near Lake Pichola directed him to establish the capital, because it is surrounded by Aravallis, forests and lakes, making it safer than Chittorgarh.
Location: Rajasthan, India
Significance: Known as city of Lakes
Best Season: October to April
Pleasant winters and scanty rainfall characterizes the climate of Udaipur. Though temperature rises to 40ºC in summers, but mostly it is tolerable and is around 30’s.
How to Reach Udaipur:-
1> By Air:
Udaipur has a good network of air services linking it to from New Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad and Mumbai. Nearest airport is Dabok Airport, which is 21 km from the city centre.
2> By Train:
It is well connected to and from all the major cities of India such as Chittrogarh, Ajmer, Jaipur and Delhi by trains. Palace On Wheels is a major attraction of course. The railway station is 4 km from the heart of the city.
3> By Road:
The roads are smooth and link Udaipur to various major cities of India such as Delhi, Jaipur, Chittrogarh, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Indore, Kota, Mount Abu and Mumbai. Thus, there are bus services to and from Gujarat, Delhi and major cities of Rajasthan that end at the bus terminal, 2 km from the railway station.
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Stay at Udaipur:
Very good hotels are there in the city of Udaipur.
The Sightseeing Spots are-
Lake Fateh Sagar