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Amazing Road Trips You Must Take from Mumbai in 2019

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Mumbai is surrounded by an endless number of serene places which is easily approachable through a road trip. Moreover, not only are these places worth a visit, but the way that leads to these beautiful places make your road trips even more memorable. Let us go through some of the most wonderful road trips that you must not miss if you live in Mumbai.

  • Mumbai to Pune: This 3-hour journey to Pune from Mumbai via Mumbai – Pune expressway on a Mumbai Pune taxi will make your road trip a memorable one. The Mumbai to Pune cab will rely upon the sort of vehicle that you select. Travellers normally book a taxi to Pune for 1 day to encounter the spot sufficiently. The taxi rate from Mumbai to Pune for 1 day is roughly in the scope of Rs.2000 to Rs.5000. The beautiful scenery of the Western Ghats all throughout your way along with tunnels crossing your way will make you live the moment make your road trip one of the best ever in your life. However, once you reach the amazing city of Pune, you can go trekking in the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary and visit the enormous museums and forts, surrounding the city. The best time to go for this wonderful road trip would be from the month of August to March. A Mumbai Pune taxi will easily take you to this weekend getaway. There are multiple options that provide daily Mumbai to Pune taxi at affordable and customized price for daily pickup and drop.

Best time to visit: July to February

Mumbai to Pune journey distance: 152 km (via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Hwy)

Typical Ride Time: 2 – 4 hrs

  • Mumbai to Lonavala: One of the most preferable weekend destinations for most of the Mumbaikars out there. Prepare yourself for one of the smoothest road trips of your lifetime on the Mumbai – Pune Express highway. The breathtaking views along your way are just going to take your road trip experience to whole other level. Do not forget at Tiger point to fetch a cup of tea along with some mouth-watering street snacks.

Best time to visit: October to May

Mumbai to Lonavala journey distance: 86.8 km (via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pandharpur Rd/Mumbai – Pune Hwy)

Typical Ride Time: 1 – 3 hrs

  • Mumbai to Nashik: Lying on the banks of Godavari, Nashik is considered to be one of the most important cities in Hindu religion. Home to over 100 ancient temples with a diverse history, Nashik is also famous for its authentic Maharashtrian delicacies. Lying around 165 kilometers from the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai. Nashik can be reached easily through the beautiful and smooth Eastern Express highway well within 3:30 hours, including a tea halt on your way.

Best time to visit: October to March

Mumbai to Nashik journey distance: 166 km (via NH160)

Typical Ride Time: 2 – 4 hrs

  • Mumbai to Kamshet: Also known as the “Paraglider’s Paradise”, Kamshet offers a beautifully adventurous experience of paragliding over the serene fields of sunflower and paddy. Along with enjoying paragliding, you can also visit a lot of other places such as the Karla Caves, Pawna Lake, Bhaja Caves, and a lot of hill fortressing lying in the nearby hills. Lying 102 kilometers from Mumbai on the Mumbai Pune Highway, this road trip to Kamshet in itself is a whole other experience.

Best time to visit: October to May

Mumbai to Kamshet journey distance: 106 km (via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pandharpur Rd/Mumbai – Pune Hwy)

Typical Ride Time: 1 – 3 hrs

  • Mumbai to Goa: This 12-hour long road trip from Mumbai to Goa would get over even before you realize it. Soaking in the beautiful views of the Western Ghats along with the endless stretches of the sea along you road covered with palms is enough to force yourself for this road trip, leave apart the beautiful beaches, adventure sports, and the nightlife of Goa itself. Starting from the Mumbai-Pune Highway, the way through NH$ is rather a simple and smooth one as compared to NH17 with sharp turns and edgy roads.

Best time to visit: November to March

Mumbai to Goa journey distance: 595 km (via AH47)

Typical Ride Time: 9 – 13 hrs

  • Mumbai to Alibaug: Another favorite weekend destination for Mumbaikars, Alibaug remains a bit crowded with tourists almost all the time. However, it remains a perfect place for people seeking a quick road trip from Mumbai or for couples seeking a romantic weekend. Lying 92 kilometers on the Mumbai-Goa highway, you can enjoy the beautiful stretches of beaches along with a few forts and temples to visit in the near vicinity.

Best time to visit: November to July

Mumbai to Alibaug journey distance: 99.2 km (via NH 66)

Typical Ride Time: 2 – 4 hrs

  • Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar: The beautiful 250 kilometers stretch from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar with a 50 kilometers uphill climb has a lot to offer to every road trip enthusiast. The top attractions include the Sunrise Point, Venna Lake, fruit market, and the Needle Hole Pont. You can also visit the neighboring town of Panchgani for experiencing paragliding over the beautiful green stretches. Also, do not forget to try out the fresh Mulberries and Strawberries plucked fresh from the trees.

Best time to visit: October to June

Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar journey distance: 264 km (via Bengaluru – Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai – Pune Hwy and NH 48)

Typical Ride Time: 4 – 6 hrs

  • Malshej Ghat: One of the most beautiful mountains passes near the city of Mumbai, Malshej Ghat is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna. Moreover, it is also home to some of the beautiful bird species such as the cuckoo, flamingo, and many more, hence a perfect destination for bird watchers. Along with the beautiful destination, the road trip from Mumbai to Malshej Ghat with a lot of stops on the way in itself is a beautiful experience.

Best time to visit: June to September

Mumbai to Malshej Ghat journey distance: 127km (via NH61)

Typical Ride Time: 2 – 4 hrs

If you live in Mumbai, you must visit all of the above-mentioned destinations via road trip at least once in your life to feel and enjoy the very beauty of the Western Ghats surrounding you and your beautiful city, Mumbai!

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