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Thinking about a one day getaway from Mumbai city? Head to Vasind, the unexplored picturesque getaway from Mumbai and Pune!
What Is It?
Getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life and head to Vasind for your next weekend getaway. Be prepared to enjoy lush greenery, beautiful waterfalls and serene landscapes. Only 80 km from Mumbai and 150 km from Pune, lies a hidden village called Vasind. Although, you won’t find many restaurants and bars out here, but it’s filled with natural beauty and gorgeous hills.
How To Get There?
From Mumbai – You can reach Vasind via the train or road route. Vasind comes on the Kasara route via Central Railways and it comes after Kalyan. If you’re reaching via road, take the NH3 (Nashik highway) to get to Vasind.
From Pune – Vasind lies 150 km from Pune and the best way to reach it is via road. The Bengaluru-Mumbai highway is the route you should take and you should get to Vasind within 4 hours.
Things to Do In Vasind
Mahuli Fort – A popular trekking and camping destination in Vasind, it lies at a height of 2815 ft above sea level. The forests around Mahuli Fort have been declared as a sanctuary because it is home to special species of birds and animals.
Srushti Farms – The perfect farm getaway for you and your friends! If you don’t want to go for a trek and simply relax, this farm getaway is the best. Srushti Farms has elite swimming pools, artificial waterfalls, river boating, mini-golf, indoor and outdoor activities to keep you entertained through the weekend. If you wish to spend the night, it also offers couple and family cottages starting from ₹1200 per night per person.
Paradise Funland – An amusement park cum resort for the best adventure ride, water splashing fun and a thrilling weekend getaway. It’s got fun rides for children and adults. If you’re getting a day pass, the tickets start from ₹700 for adult and ₹600 for child. But if you want to spend the night, rooms are available at ₹1800 per person per night inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.