7 Best Treks around Mumbai during Monsoon

 

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    Lohagad Trek

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    Lohagad Trek
    Nature Trails, Lohagad Village

    Looking for a single-day trek around Mumbai and Pune? Look no more! Filled with thrill and unimaginable adventure experiences, Lohagad Fort located just 98.6 kms away from Mumbai and 64.3 kms away from Pune, should be your perfect pick. Built in the 18th century, Lohagad Fort is a sight for sore eyes during monsoon with its scenic beauty, historic glory and the great old engineering. Overlooking the Pavna reservoir the view from the fort is breathtaking.  

     

    Difficulty: Easy Level Trek  

    Nearest Railway Station: Lonavla 

    Base Village: Lohagad Village

    Duration:  2 hours from Malavali & 40 minutes from Lohagad Wadi.

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    Rajmachi Trek

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    Rajmachi Trek
    Nature Trails, Udhewadi

    Rajmachi has a combination of thrill for the adventurers, and peace and calm for anyone who wants to take a step back from their monotonous daily life in the city. Located just 15 kms from Lonavla, Rajmachi is trekkers favourite spot to check out during monsoon. Blessed with lush green mountains, numerous waterfalls, deep valleys, beautiful fort, amazing trails, flowing river, vast plateaus, village life and water reservoir, Rajmachi offers you a memorable experience to last a lifetime. 


    Difficulty: Medium level trek

    Nearest Railway Station: Lonavala 

    Base Village: Udhewadi 

    Duration: 4.5 hours

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    Kalsubai Peak Trek

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    Kalsubai Peak Trek
    Nature Trails, Kasara

    Spend your monsoon full of adventures and fun at Mt. Kalsubai, the highest peak in Maharashtra. Conquer this difficult climb to the crest and let nature reward you with a stunning panoramic view of clouds flowing into the abyss below you. The 3 hr drive from Mumbai to the base village Bari, is also rewarding with lush greenery and numerous waterfalls. Trekkers prefer doing a night trek to catch the most enchanting sunrise in the morning here!  

     

    Difficulty: Medium level Trek

    Nearest Railway Station: Kasara

    Base Village: Bari 

    Duration: 1 day 

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    Garbett Plateau

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    Garbett Plateau
    Nature Trails, Bhivpuri

    Go on a dreamy getaway to Garbett Plateau in Matheran. The lush green blanket of the Sahyadris, innumerable waterfalls, and an absolute picturesque scape make Garbett Plateau a go-to place for trekkers. Located just 73 kms away from Mumbai, it is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers, providing a quick respite from the city chaos.  Being a level easy trek, it is suitable for people of all age groups. Also visit 115 ft tall Diksal waterfall, which happens to be in close proximity of the trek!

     

    Difficulty: Easy Level Trek  

    Nearest Railway Station: Bhivpuri 

    Base Village: Diksal 

    Duration: 1 day

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    Visapur Fort Trek

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    Visapur Fort Trek
    Nature Trails, Bhaje

    If you're looking for a challenging yet rewarding trek with your family/friends, Visapur is just the right option for you. Apart from walking through of trail of the waterfall gushing through your feet and the lush green forest that surrounds you (even though we think it should be enough to excite you); Visapur Fort has a lot of history that you can see reflected in its architecture. Monsoons are the best time to visit this place with the full force of nature's beauty coming into play during the rains. Surrounded by the ruins of Visapur fort, it provides you with a magnificent view of the horizon, with the Pawna lake glinting from below.

     

    Difficulty: Easy

    Nearest Railway Station: Lonavala

    Base Village: Bhaje

    Duration: 1 day

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    Tikona Fort

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    Tikona Fort
    Nature Trails, Tikona Peth

    Trikona Fort commands awe and respect with its high fortifications, large doorways, seven water tanks with clean water and a spectacular view from its topmost bastion. Spend your weekend between the mountain ranges and let you inner wanderlust take over. The grass along the slopes is lush green and it sways gently with the wind and the green fields make an excellent contrast against the deep red earth of the plateau. Not so far away from Mumbai, Trikona is a perfect weekend getaway for Mumbaikars to take a break from the city rush. 

     

    Difficulty: Easy level Trek   

    Nearest Railway Station: Lonavla

    Base Village: Tikona Peth

    Duration: 1.5 hrs

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    Peb fort

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    Peb fort
    Nature Trails, Fanaswadi

    Peb fort or Vikatgad is one of the most alluring one-day treks near Mumbai. Especially during monsoon, the top is covered with mist and clouds and becomes particularly wet with growing moss. The fort gets its name from the Goddess Pebi and has everything from the rock patches to dense forest and caves. It requires basic rock climbing, ridge walk, and forest trail to reach the pinnacle, making it an ideal getaway for adventure seekers in Mumbai. The fort is famous for its meditation chambers carved out from the rock inside the mountain and its rugged beauty. 

     

    Difficulty: Medium

    Nearest Railway Station: Neral

    Base Village: Fanaswadi

    Duration: 1 day

 
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