Rainy days are meant for making sudden plans. There’s something about the way the weather urges you to leave everything aside for a while and just do what the heart feels right.
But sometimes, you know you need to do something productive but the brain just doesn’t support with enough ideas and you end up spending yet another day sitting in your balcony, sipping on chai and regretting over letting another beautiful day just go by.
Here’s a list of some of the most beautiful spots in Mumbai that’ll help you bring back the lost spark this monsoon.
1. Thosegar Falls
First on our list has to be the Thosegar falls. One of the most beautiful places to visit near Pune and Mumbai, the roaring waterfall is in close vicinity to Satara, the valley of flowers in Maharashtra.
Bhandardara, on the banks of the Pravara River, is one amazing nature’s treat near Mumbai. It is also one of the most preferred romantic getaways from Mumbai. The fresh air and scenic beauty of the place is the perfect recipe to enjoying the most of monsoons.
Gather along some friends and hit the road to this ever-so-refreshing monsoon destination near Mumbai and Pune. The pureness in the air and the beauty in the surroundings for sure will make you forget you mid-life blues.
Snuggled up in the heart of the Sahyadri hills, the twin hills stations Lonavala and Khandala are an epitome of scenic beauty. The sparkling water gushing straight out of the lakes and historic significance of the place will lead you on to a different world altogether.
Sinhagad is one of the best monsoon destinations near Pune and Mumbai for a perfect weekend retreat. After all, what can be a better plan than to go for a trek to the fort in this lovely weather?
Mahabaleshwar during the monsoon is difficult to resist. The smog, the mood that it sets, and how can we forget the never ending glasses of strawberry with cream?
And you what’s the best part about Mahabaleshwar during the monsoon? Watching the Lingamala Waterfall disappear and reappear along the mist.
If water sports are something that excites you, Kolad is definitely your go-to. From adventure to exploring historic caves and forts, temples and monasteries, Kolad is a complete monsoon fun package.
Located a couple of hours from Pune, Mulshi is the perfect destination if you wish to spend some appreciating how beautiful the weather is. One could just sit along the banks for hours, or simply roam around exploring the wonders of Mother Nature.
9. Malshej Ghat
If camping and trekking is something that excites you, Malshej will too. Just gather some friends around and hit the Mumbai-Pune expressway for some ultimate Monsoon fun.