Road Trips and Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

by Arjun Dikshit
Road Trips from Mumbai

Mumbai!! The city that never sleeps. Life in Mumbai is fast paced and if you are not able to keep up you will be left behind. It is a wonderful city to live in. But sometimes you need to get away from all that to rejuvenate yourself.  And going on road trips is the best way to do it. There are quite a few weekend getaways from Mumbai you could go on. Here is set of road trips from Mumbai that we have compiled for you.

 

Road Trips From Mumbai

Road trip from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is the highest hill station the Western Ghats and the route is one of the most scenic especially during the monsoon season. This one of the most popular weekend getaways from Mumbai.

On your way to Mahabaleshwar you can visit the Shri Ballaleshwar Temple in Pali.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Mahabaleshwar (Source)

Distance: 231 kms            Time Taken: 5 hours

There are 15 Petrol Pumps, 67 Toilets and 113 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Alibag

A very popular destination for a weekend getaway from Mumbai. It may be a short road trip but it surely a fun one. You get a brilliant view of the Kolaba Fort from the Alibag beach.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Alibag (Source)

Distance: 92 kms              Time Taken: 3 hours

There are 13 Petrol Pumps, 53 Toilets and 150 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Kashid

A white and sandy Kashid Beach is a secluded one which has a serene atmosphere and perfect for relaxing. You could probably extend your trip and visit the Murud Fort and beach.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Kashid (Source)

Distance: 168 kms            Time Taken: 4 hours

There are 5 Petrol Pumps, 67 Toilets and 104 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Goa

Another very popular road trip from Mumbai and probably the most visited weekend getaways from Mumbai. It has beaches, churches, water sports, heritage structures, happening night life, basically it has all things that can make your weekend a lot of fun.

On your way to Goa you can to visit the Panhala fort near Kolhapur and also the Bhimgad fort and Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Goa (Source)

Distance: 597 kms            Time Taken: 11 hours

There are 39 Petrol Pumps, 83 Toilets and 129 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Ashtavinayak Road Trip from Mumbai

Ashtavinayak Yatra is a pilgrimage which also translates in to a good road trip. It is a trip that covers all the 8 distinct idols of Lord Ganesha.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Ashtavinayak (Source)

Distance: 375 kms            Time Taken: 8 hours

There are 26 Petrol Pumps, 82 Toilets and 161 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Tarkarli

Tarkarli is a white sandy beach with the water clear as a crystal. A real good place to relax and be one with nature. You can do scuba diving, snorkelling and also other water sports.

On your way to Tarkarli if you wish you can take a detour to visit the Vidyadurg Fort on the Sindhudurg Coast.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Tarkarli (Source)

Distance: 493 kms            Time Taken: 10 hours 30 minutes

There are 8 Petrol Pumps, 74 Toilets and 26 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Lonar Crater Lake

Ages and ages and ages ago that is during the Ice Age a meteor landed here and the impact created this crater and now it called the Lonar Crater Lake.

On your way to Lonar Lake you can visit the Devgiri Fort near Aurangabad and aldo the Ellora caves.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Lonar Crater Lake (Source)

Distance: 476 kms            Time Taken: 9 hours 30 minutes

There are 33 Petrol Pumps, 37 Toilets and 47 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Saputara

Saputara is a hill station almost on the border of Maharashtra. Being a hill station it has quite a few attractions. Opportunities for trekking are also plenty.

On your way to Saputara you can visit the Mahuli Fort near Asangaon or the Tingalwadi Lake near Igatpuri.

 Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Saputara (Source)

Distance: 248 kms            Time Taken: 4 hours 45 minutes

There are 46 Petrol Pumps, 41 Toilets and 128 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Kaas Plateau

Kaas Plateau is in the Sahyadri ranges. This plateau is full of wild flowers and the best time to visit is around September. Kaas Plateau is a World Natural Heritage Site.

On your way to Kaas Plateau you can visit the Sajjangad Fort or the Ajinkyatara Fort and also the Bedse caves.

 Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Kaas Plateau (Source)

Distance: 279 kms            Time Taken: 5 hours

There are 34 Petrol Pumps, 90 Toilets and 160 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Shrivardhan (Harihareswar)

Shrivardhan is a place with many beaches. It is one of the popular weekend getaways from Mumbai to relax from your daily routine. You can further visit Harihareshwar beach and the Harihareshwar Temple.

On your way you can visit the temple of Lord Ganesh in Pali and also Unhere Kund a hot water spring near the temple in Pali.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Shrivardhan (Source)

Distance: 187 kms            Time Taken: 4 hours 30 minutes

There are 11 Petrol Pumps, 61 Toilets and 119 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Ganpatipule

Ganapatipule, a small town in Ratnagiri is known for Lord Ganesha temple on the beach. The idol of Lord Ganesha is believed to have self-manifested.

On your way to Ganpatipule you can stop over at Kolad for some white water river rafting or visit the Pratapgad Fort.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Ganapati Pule (Source)

Distance: 343 kms            Time Taken: 7 hours 30 minutes

There are 16 Petrol Pumps, 75 Toilets and 121 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

 

Road trip from Mumbai to Kasabe Shivtar(Shivthar Ghal)

Shivthar Ghal is place with beautiful landscapes and is located in the Sahyadris. The waterfall is a major attraction. This place also historic value as this the place where Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj met Samarth Ramdas for the first time.

On your way to Shivthar Ghal you can visit the Raigad Fort.

Road trips from Mumbai. Weekend Getaways from Mumbai

Shivthar Ghal (Source)

Distance: 220 kms            Time Taken: 5 hours 15 minutes

There are 15 Petrol Pumps, 48 Toilets and 12 Food Joints on this road trip.

 

These are some of the recommended road trips from Mumbai. Some are popular weekend getaways from Mumbai and some are not so but are worth the trip. Some other road trips from Mumbai that can are to Amboli, Gaganbawda, Malshej Ghat etc.

If you feel we have missed out some popular road trips from Mumbai please let us know in the comments section.

Did you like our list of weekend getaways from Mumbai?

Check out our list of road trips from Delhi, road trips from Chennai, road trips from Hyderabad and road trips from Bangalore.

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Mumbai to Kolad Cab June 25, 2017 - 4:08 pm

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