10 Places To Visit Near Mumbai Under ₹5000

    The long weekend is here. It’s time to gather your friends, pack your bags, carry your sunscreen and head out of Mumbai. Worried about spending too much? Fear Not. Curly Tales has picked out some great hotels and pretty places that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

    1. Nashik

    The Wine Capital of the country. It’s just a three hour dive from Mumbai. If you’re not in the mood to drive, you can simply take a train to Nashik. Visit the vineyards of Sula, check out the temples, Pandavleni Caves or just walk around and explore Nashik yourself.Nashik Temple
    Budget hotels to make sure that you spend more of quality time than your money:

    1.Ginger Nashik
    Cost: INR 2159 (approx per night)
    Location: Plot No P 20 (Part), Midc, Near Satpur Midc Police Station, (Near Bank of India Satpur Trimbakeshwar Road,
    Contact: 0253 661 6333
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    2.Hotel Orange Tree
    Cost: INR 2521 (approx per night)
    Location: Behind Muktidham, Off Datta Mandir Road, Nashik Road, Nashik, Maharashtra 422101
    Contact: 0253 245 4301
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    2. Lavasa

    Everyone knows Lavasa is super expensive. Right? WRONG! Located just 187 kilometres away from Mumbai, Lavasa has amazing climate all through the year. Lavasa is for the adventure junkies. Think water sports, bamboo crafts, Segway rides and recreational centers. Pump it up and compete with your friends. There’s treasure hunt, rock climbing, cave waterfall trek, archery, rifle shooting and much more.

    water sports

    This is where you can stay:

    1. Picnic house
    Cost: INR 2,200 per night
    Location: Portofino Street,Dasave, Lavasa City, Opposite Lavasa Town Hall.
    Contact: 9673234955
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    3. Alibaug

    With the blessing of the Arabian sea, Alibaug has proved to be the perfect weekend getaway destination. An added benefit is how close it is to the city. All you have to do is hop into a ferry and boom! You’ve just entered a paradise where beach goals become reality. You can chill by the Nagaon, Mandwa beach or visit  Kolaba and Undheri forts.

    Beach

    1. Aarhaah Holiday Home
    Cost: INR 1500
    Location: Behind Ram Temple, Kihim Beach Lane, Off Chondi Market Junction,kihim beach, Alibaug
    Contact: 093212 40701
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    2. Hotel Sahyadri
    Cost: INR 2,145
    Location: Near Circle Kanohoji, Angre Nagar, Veshvi, Raigad, Alibag, Maharashtra 402209
    Contact: 02141 226 404
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    4. Lonavala

    Every Mumbaikar’s favourite getaway. This weekend can be a time to feel nostalgic about the previous trips or simply create new memories! Lonavala is nature’s bliss with it’s wonderful landscape views. Visit the Bhushi Dam or the Karla Caves and look forward to making new memories this long weekend.

    Lake

    1. Sai Moreshwar Resort
    Cost: INR 2,489 onwards
    Location: Plot No.5, S.No.176 A/4, At Main Turning For Hotel Fariyas, Next To Tata Guest House
    Contact: 0-2114-277381
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    2. OM Palace
    Cost: INR 2,000 onwards
    Location: Near Wax Mueseum, Opp.Old Mumbai Pune Highway, Toll Plaza Varsoli, Lonavala
    Contact: 9766567730
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    3. Hotel Greenland Delsol
    Cost: INR 1,885- 3,000
    Location: Gold Valley Road, off Express Highway,Near Jain Temple, Swapnalok Society
    Contact02114 202 054
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    5. Khandala

    Khandala which is just 3 kilometres away from Lonavala and 82 killometers from Mumbai, besides being a wonderful weekend spot, has it’s own historic significance. It was under the reign of several rulers like Maratha, Peshwa and colonial power. They all have left their mark which adds up to the beauty of Khandala. Nagphani also known as Duke’s nose is the highlight of Khandala.

    way towards khandala

    1. Hotel Clarrissa

    Cost: INR 1,500
    Location: Above Syndicate Bank, Khandala, Tal. Maval.
    Contact: 097304 78696
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    2. Hotel Sharda

    Cost: INR 1,700
    Location: Near Khandala Station, Taluka- Maval
    Contact: 02114 269 333
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    6. Kamshet

    Just a few kilometres beyond Lonavla, we adore Kamshet. Surrounded by lush greenery, full fledged fields and plenty of fresh air – this scenic location is the right place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. For those still not convinced, you could just head over to Lonavla and then take a day trip over to Kamshet. While you’re there, check out Pavana Lake which is very close to the Lohgad, Tikona and Tungi forts. Shinde Wadi Hill in Kamshet is a paragliding point which is perfect for beginners as the height of the hill is just 100 feet to 200 feet.

    1. Paragliding Ashram
    Cost: INR 2,400
    Location: Olwadi Village,OPPOSITE Bora Farm, Kamshet.
    Contact: 2114-266122
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    2. Nirvana Base Camp
    Cost: INR 1,500
    Location: LV41/42, Native Place, Golden Glades, Vadivali Lake
    Contact: 2114-266187
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    7. Karjat

    If you are not willing to travel much, this place is for you! NOT so far away from Mumbai you get a chance to explore the flora and fauna in Karjat. Take a wonderful road trip of 64 kilometers to Bhahiri and Kondana Caves and Ulhas Valley in Karjat.
    Kondana caves1. Sadanand Resort

    Cost: INR 1,101
    Location: Bargain Phata, Near Morbe Dam. Village Varale. Karjat Road.
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    8. Daman

    A three hour drive from Mumbai, this one is for the party animals. You can head to Daman on the West Coast and spend your weekend partying on the beaches and drinking unlimited alcohol! It is blessed with beautiful beaches and huge forts. You can visit Sao Jeronimo and Moti Daman Fort before taking the a heritage walk in the historically rich union territory.

    Fort 1. Hotel The Emerald

    Cost: 2720 INR
    Location: Seaface Road, Nani, Daman, Daman and Diu 396210
    Contact098252 05924
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    2. Hotel Ocean Panorama

    Cost: 2,149 INR
    Location: Devka Beach, Nani Daman, Daman, Daman and Diu 396210
    Contact: 0260 225 0885
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    9. Silvassa

    Silvassa lies between Gujarat and Maharashtra and to put it simply celebrates the`cultural diversity of both states. We say its the best of both worlds. It is famous for it’s Tribal Culture museum, Vanganaga Lake, Hirva Van garden and the best lion safari at the Vasona park. Silvassa was a former Portugese colony and still has lingering feels of an era gone by.Sanctuary

    1. Pioneer Hotel
    Cost: INR 2,747 approx
    Location:PLOT NO. 205 /1, Silvasa Rd, Tokarkhada, Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 396230
    Contact: 0260 264 1999
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    2. Le ROYALE 
    Cost: INR 2747 approx
    Location: Survey No. 392/2, Vanganga Garden, Dadra Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 396191
    Contact: 0260 266 9480
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    10. Matheran

    And how can we forget Matheran! If nothing works out this can always be a back up plan.You can drive up to Dasturi Point  and walk or horse ride upto Matheran or you can travel by the mini train starting from Kurla station. Here, you can also ride horses around the place to visit various points, each known for it’s uniqueness.

    Mini Train

    Tip: Beware of monkeys

    1. Premdeep

    Cost: INR 2,260 onwards
    Location: Kasturba Road, Near Matheran market.
    Contact: 2148230073
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    2. Springwood Heritage

    Cost: INR 1,900 onwards
    Location: 46, Kasturba Road, Near Neharu Bhavan, Neral – Matheran Rd
    Contact: 02148 230 444
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