Monsoon is the most beautiful season in the city of Mumbai. This time many people from Mumbai prefer to stay at home But many of them wanted a refreshing vibe this time. Monsoon is a season of adventure, trekking, capturing the colourful nature. Below we have presented eight best places to go monsoon trekking from Mumbai.
This trek is located in the lush Valley of the beautiful Sahyadri mountain. From Mumbai it is 95 km. It takes one day to complete. This is an easy trek. Hey you can explore many beautiful waterfalls, the surrounding scenery. Here you can also see the Rajmachi fort which is an old fort. From Lonavala to Rajmachi fort is 16 km. Here one can explore famous hill stations that are Lonavala and Karjat. You can plan for the trip anytime of the Year but the ideal time to visit here is the month from May to June. There isn’t any difficult section on this trek so this trek can be done by anyone with a normal fitness level.
Kalsubai is located 5400 feet above sea level. In Maharashtra this is also known as the Everest. Many people from Mumbai want to visit here on the weekend. From the top you can experience the 360 view which will be just thrilling. From Mumbai the kalsubai trek is 152 km full stop this is a one day trip and also a medium level trek. The streak starts from a village named Bari. A 3 to 4 hours journey will take you to the peak. Kasara Railway station is the closest railway head. This is a famous monsoon trip near Mumbai. Near the streak you can visit the Bhandardara lake. Here you can make your camp and enjoy the beautiful nature.
This one of the most difficult treks and the most popular trek in Maharashtra. In this trek you can take an overnight camp in the Harishchandragad caves and temples. During this trek you have to cross a lush green dense forest, vast amazing plains which make the trekking route more difficult. In monsoon you can feel the soft sound of chirping birds and can feel the breeze. This trek takes around 8.5 to 9 hours to complete. Winter is the ideal time to plan for this trek. One should surely visit this place during monsoon. This place will never bore you.
This is one of the historical places of Maharashtra. From Mumbai it is 96 km. 2 hours will be enough to reach Lohagarh Fort from Mumbai. One to Lohagad Trek will be amazing. You can visit here in monsoon season. This time you can find the beautiful waterfalls and lush greenery around you.
This is a very famous spot. This place is located at 3050 ft above sea level. From Mumbai this place is situated 110 km away. This is a one day and very easy trek. Here you can also explore some beautiful places like Bhaja Caves, korigad Fort, Tiger view point etc. Many people from Mumbai come here to spend their weekend and many of them arrange picnics in this spot.
Tungareshwar is a plateau area that is situated between Vasai and Virar. In monsoon season you can experience the beautiful greenery in this spot. Here you can experience many beautiful streams. This is the ideal spot to visit in monsoon near Mumbai. The beautiful surrounding is a perfect escape for any trekkers in Mumbai.
This is also a beginner trek near Mumbai. This fort is situated at 3,633 feet. In this place you can also visit Morvi Donga, Scorpions sting, Lohagad fort, lion’s Point. The base is located in Tikona Peth. This place is situated 120 kilometres from Mumbai. From Lonavala you can take a bus to Tikona Peth. The closest airport is Lohegaon. Summer is extremely hot and humid here. So you can visit here in monsoon trekking. June to September is the ideal time for this trek. In monsoon the weather became pleasant.
8.Mahuli Fort Trek:
Mahuli trek is a very famous trek near Mumbai. This place is situated at an altitude of 2,815 feet. The closest railway head is Asangaon which is 78 kilometres. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and Pune International Airport are the nearest airports. There are some restaurants where you can get food. This is an easy trek. While doing this trek you can enjoy the beautiful lush green forest.