Top 10 places to visit in Mumbai and nearby during Monsoon

Well guys have you ever seen a treble chorus of delight from groups of visitors either in outskirts or in the hearts of Mumbai?? If yes, then this piece of information will definitely add more knowledge in your existing bucket and if answer is a no, you are going to enjoy this information.

 Mumbai as we all know besides many other things is also famous for its rains and the season does continue to exists for a significant period of time culminating and giving an opportunity to tap and harness the beauty of weather. From soothing and relaxing sprinkles of water generating a cool breeze to thunderstorms and incessant rains, the diversity of the monsoon season is indeed a unique feature found in the Mumbai and nearby areas.

So, let us explore few of the places which might attract you to pay a visit in this monsoon and yes do warrant a safe and secure environment:

  • Lonavala

What more can somebody ask than to be at a place which have a lush green surrounding wrapped around every corner of the hills and adding to the beauty are lakes and waterfalls. This places is frequented by visitors, which also includes trekkers. Some of the spots to check out include Bhaja Caves, Bushi Dam, Karla Caves, and Lonavala Lake which is especially stunning during this time of the year.

  • Marine drive

Starting from the north of Nariman Point and ending at the famous Chowpatty beach, the Marine Drive is a 3km long arc shaped road along the sea coast of South Mumbai. This beach is not only a phenomenon to watch and enjoy during a rainy day but also looks very elegant with queens necklace visible in the night.

  • Juhu Beach

The most popular beach in Mumbai, Juhu beach is located close to Andheri and is frequented by people during monsoon season. It’s a spacious beach and provides that space which is required to enjoy the moment. Visitors play football, volleyball to enjoy the soothing breeze.

  • Sea link

Spanning across the arc of Mumbai coastline, this sea link is a civil engineering wonder that reflects the modern infrastructure of the city of Mumbai and provides a mighty view of the invincible sea and its thunderous waves.

worli sea link
  • Borivali National park

Want some peace ? But, not willing to go out of Mumbai. Borivali national park is the perfect destination. Wrapped in green dense forests and caves like Kanheri caves, national park gives a perfect chance to explore the serenity of the mind and connect with nature during the monsoon also.

  • Mahabaleshwar

No other hill station than  Mahabaleshwar can attract somebody’s attention and make him feel like nostalgic during the rainy season. It’s a renowned picnic spot, holiday destination during most part of the year. However, monsoon is special and it’s worth visiting this hill station.

Mahabaleshwar
  •  Alibaug

A simple drive to this destination can itself fill your heart with joy, what to say about the beautiful beaches around here. Also, one can visit the Korlai Fort – a half-hour distance from Alibaug. Kolaba fort, Hanuman temple, and Kanakeshwar forest are also worth a visit.

  • Matheran

Nothing superior and serene one can find than Matheran during the monsoon season. The panoramic view of western ghats and mesmeric, magnetic Sahyadris mountain range can catch anybody and everybody’s imagination. What better than this ?? I am in awe of this are few of the metaphors often heard from the mouth of people visiting the place.

  • Khandala

One of the most popular monsoon retreat which witnesses not only substantial rainfall but also the proximity of clouds make you feel that this is another world. Nearby places include Tiger point which is also one of the favourite destinations of the admirers of nature and its beauty.

  • Kolad

Also want to enjoy water sports and adventure sports in monsoon?? Kolad is the place having attracting waterfalls and lakes. Trekkers and people interested in river rafting are often tempted by this location and they make sure that the fun and gripping attention that this place offer remains alive in their hearts and minds by participating in different activities that this [ace offers. Monsoon season is just like cherry on the cake for this location as this place becomes really spectacular at this point in time.