The yearly festive season of India has come to an end and with it the cooler winds are hitting the country, bringing in the cheerful winter season. The Christmas and New Year mood has already kicked in. The official time for parties, vacations and weekend trips has begun. With the cooler winds hitting Mumbai currently, which cities like Mumbai experience very rarely, it is time to pack your backpacks and hit the road. We have curated a list of a few winter getaways which you can visit with your group of friends, family or partner for a blissful and calming winter experience.
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If you are someone who takes pleasure being away from crowds amidst nature, Karnala is the place for you. It is a quiet town at around 50 kilometres from Mumbai you can visit with your family or friends and enjoy your time off in the lap of nature. You can also visit the Karnala Bird sanctuary and spot various species of birds here.
Lying on the river banks of Bhatsa, this hidden gem is yet another winter destination you can head to which lies at around 65 kilometres away from Mumbai. The famous Mahuli Fort which was a part of Shivaji Maharaj’s dynasty is what attracts many tourists to this place. Due to its high altitude, Vasind is pleasant during winters with foggy mornings.
At a distance of about 150 kilometres from Mumbai, this town has many architectural wonders with a scenic beach. You can also take a mini safari at Vasona Lion Safari Park and Satmaliya Deer Park if you are a wildlife and nature lover.
4. Malshej Ghat
It’s a scenic mountain pass at the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. Popular amongst bike riders especially during the monsoon season, this area is lush green in winters as well. It is abundant with greenery and fauna with spots like Malshej Falls, Harishchandragad and Shivneri Fort as the major tourist attractions here.
5. Pawna Lake
This gorgeous lake amidst the beautiful landscapes of Sahyadri ranges is a major attraction for many tourists and at a distance of around 120 kilometres from Mumbai. The winter season ensures foggy mornings and chilly nights by the lake. There are a number of activities like kayaking, windsurfing, parasailing and camping, for indulgence.
Also known as ‘The Wine capital of India’ due to the expansive vineyards that the city offers, Nasik is a must-visit place for the wine connoisseurs at a distance of around 170 kilometres from Mumbai. The vineyards arrange wine-tasting and grape-crushing tours for its visitors. The winters are a good time to visit this place for a romantic getaway with your partner.
If you are a beach bum and lover of delicious seafood, Alibaug is a heaven for you. The winter destination. Alibaug has many beaches and forts to check out. But the resorts in Alibaug are also perfect for chilling out with your group of friends.
Do share your experiences with us, if you visit these places in the winters.