Life in a metropolitan city is very fast and hectic, especially in Mumbai. In this city, everyone and everything is moving very fast, and you get very little time to relax. So it is very necessary to spend your weekend in some peaceful place to release your stress of the whole week. Today I will give you the list of some best places near Mumbai to spend your weekend.

1. Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

This is one of the best hill stations near Mumbai. This place is the best place to enjoy the real beauty of nature. This place was also famous as a summer capital for British movies under Bombay province. You can enjoy various activities there like trekking, horse riding, Mountain Biking, Boating, Water Sports, fishing, etc.

There were many good places to stay like Soonder Villa Cottage, Green Cottage, Bungalows, etc. It is around 263 Km away from the city, and you have to spend around Rs 8000 per person for three days.

2. Panchgani

Panchgani

Panchgani is one of the best and most beautiful hill stations in Maharashtra. This place is surrounded by the five hills of the western ghats. This is the most peaceful place, and it is also best to spend your weekends with friends and family. You can do various activities like Walking, Paragliding, Trekking, and many more things in this place.

Panchgani has many amazing places, but some of the important places are Krishna river, Table Land, Devil’s kitchen Cave, Table Land, Dhom Dam, etc. You have to drive 244km to reach this place. You can spend around two days which will cost you around Rs 6000 to 8000 per person. It will be best if you visit there between October to May.

3. Lonavala Khandala

Lonavala is the most popular place near Mumbai to spend your weekend and chill with your friends and family. This place has many beautiful things like Duke’s Nose, Korigad Fort, Tiger’s Leap, Lohagad, Karla & Bhaja Caves, Pawna Lake, and Tungarli Lake, and Lonavala Lake, Bushy Dam, Bedsa Caves, and many more. You can do many fun activities like Camping, Shopping, Trekking, etc.

You can spend here around two to three days, and it will cost you around Rs 8000 per person. The place is 93 km far from the city. The place is ideal for the couples also.

4. Alibaug

This is the most popular beach destination near Mumbai. The place also has some historical importance. The place is famous for outdoor activities like Water Sports, Bird Watching, Paragliding, etc.It has many interesting places like Varsoli Beach, Vikram Vinayak Temple, Alibag Fort, Kihim Beach, Kaneshwar Mandir,  Kolaba Fort, Korlai Fort, Murud Janjira, Nagaon Beach, Underi, Hirakot Fort, Akshi Beach, Kankeshwar Temple, etc. The place is around 95 km away from the city. The trip will cost you around Rs 6000 to Rs 8000.

5. Lavasa

Lavasa

This is the most romantic place near Mumbai City. The place is planned and established around the beautiful landscape and river. The palace is inspired by the most beautiful Italian town Portofino. You must visit some important places like Lakeside Promenade, Temghar Dam, Bamboosa and many more if you visit there. The place is around 191 km from the city. You must try to stay at least two days.