5 Non-commercial Getaways From Mumbai That Promises A Secluded Vacation

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
5 Non-commercial Getaways From Mumbai That Promises A Secluded Vacation

Done with beaches and mountains crowded with people? Want to be secluded from the crowd and enjoy a little getaway from Mumbai? Well, sometimes being away from people helps you find yourself as you explore a new place and one should surely try that. If you are someone who is secretly planning a getaway near Mumbai but want to go for off beats places, here is a list curated just for you. 

1. Shrivardhan-Diveagar-Harihareshwar

If you want to go away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and experience serenity, head to the beauty of Konkan Coast. The tri-beach area of Shrivardhan, Divegar and Harihareshwar will teleport you to a world of serenity and calmness on the magical Konkan coast. The clean beaches. Lush palms and the blue sea will surely relax you and you might also catch a sight of dolphins or turtles. 

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2. Tamhini Ghat

If you are someone who loves bike rides, make sure you choose this place. The roads snake through the Western Ghats filled with immense greenery and on the way you will see many beautiful waterfalls and dam reservoirs like Mulshi Dam over the valley. Experiencing all of these while on a bike ride is totally a different and amazing experience. 

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3. Morachi Chicholi

Morachi Chincholi is a beautiful eco-village near Mumbai which is a perfect getaway place. The eco-village has given shelter to more than 2500 peafowls and peacocks. It is said that the Peshwas actually planted tamarind trees here which attracted the peacocks, resulting in the place being a hub for peacocks today. The name of the place itself has ‘Mor’ which means peacock in Marathi and ‘Chinch’ which means tamarind in Marathi. 

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4. Kolad

Kolad is a small dainty village in the Raigad district of Maharashtra  and is just a few hours away from Mumbai. Situated on the banks of the river Kundalika, if you are adventurous, you can try white water rafting here. You can enjoy the Tamhini waterfalls which are situated amidst lush green hills. You can also go trekking here. 

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5. Jawhar

Jawhar is a little town nestled in the laps of the Sahyadris and is home to Warli people. The picturesque location belongs to the people known for their Warli art of the tribal kingdom of Warli. You can unwind here at the Dabhosa waterfall or witness the ancient and famous art being created. 

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