Mercury is dropping, and the landscape is transforming! The ghats are gearing to get wrapped in all their majestic glory and sunrises by the river are changing with the cold mist. Do these sights of nature make you want to walk out of your office?
Worry not! The weekend is around the corner, and we have compiled just the travel destination list you have been looking for!
Chilly morning walks on dew-covered strawberry farms; golden sunsets in the heart of the Sahyadris and fun-filled picnics by serene waterfalls are just a 5-hour car ride away from Mumbai. The road from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar is filled with breathtaking views making it a popular choice amongst road trippers. Whether you are planning a trip with your family, friends or planning on going solo, this is one road trip you need to undertake this winter!
Mumbaikars love their Lonavala road trips and what’s there not to like? The best option for those impromptu plans, Lonavala is only a two-hour drive away, and you get to experience the best that nature has on display. Flanked by hills and winding roads with surprising waterfalls at short intervals, the whole area offers a dreamy backdrop for your road trip. What also makes Lonavala worth your while is the lip-smacking roadside Maharashtrian food you get to munch upon!
If beaches under the warm winter sun are your idea of a good weekend away, then Alibaug is the place for you! Enjoy a bonfire after the sun goes down, go for a boat ride or spend a day on one of the many islands, Alibaug will surely not disappoint you. A three-hour car ride away from Mumbai, this quintessential coastal town also knows how to offer luxury with its vibrant nightlife, plush hotels to classy restaurants. You can make your road trip truly your own by picking and choosing your activities.
To spend your weekend in the lap of pristine nature, all you need to do is drive two and half hours away from Mumbai, towards Igatpuri. Home to some of the highest peaks in the Sahyadri Range, Igatpuri offers dramatic views as you drive up to the town. Expect beautiful river basins, green valleys and majestic peaks on your road trip to Igatpuri. When in Igatpuri, book yourself a nice hotel and wake up to spectacular views for a truly rejuvenating break from the city.
Scrumptious seafood, enchanting backwaters and gorgeous beaches, Ratnagiri offers all this and much more! Just hop on a car and let the road take you away from the busy city life. Taking a little over eight hours, the journey towards Ratnagiri is a vacation in itself. No matter whether you are a leisure traveller or an adrenaline junkie, Ratnagiri has something to offer for everyone. You can try the adventure water sports offered on many of Ratnagiri’s beaches or sit back and indulge in a book, it is the perfect destination to unwind.
If we have inspired you to go on a road trip this winter and you are looking to take the next step, simply give Joshi Travels a call and we will help you realise that ideal road trip. Our experienced drivers and top-of-the-line coaches, buses, cars on hire and exclusive packages for personal travel needs can help you plan for the next trip conveniently.
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