धोम डैम Dhom Dam

Short into: Dhom Dam lake sits at the footsteps of Panchgani mountains. The lake area is almost similar to Bhandardara lake but more picturesque than the latter. Not much popular ‘yet’, this is a great place to spend your weekend. Taluka: Wai District: Satara Distance: Continue Reading…

महाराष्ट्र निसर्ग उद्यान Mahim Nature Park

Short into: There is this park; considered as the green lungs of Mumbai city. Even today, many residents of Mumbai are unaware of its existence. Located in Dharavi/Sion region, this park is known as Mahim/Maharashtra Nature Park. City: Mumbai Nearest railway station: Sion on Central Continue Reading…

Pune – Junnar – Malshej Ghat – Murbad – Thane

Route:   Pune – Junnar – Malshej Ghat – Murbad – Thane Summary: Roads in Maharashtra are best to drive on; specially in monsoon. But there is one such route which has gained the highest popularity and for the right reasons. This is the Malshej Ghat. It Continue Reading…

लाडघर Ladghar

Short into: Ladghar beach also known as red pebble beach is a small, calm and less crowded weekend destination. Majority or almost all of the crowd here is either families or the ones who want a nice, quiet and quick vacation. Taluka: Dapoli District: Ratnagiri Continue Reading…

हरिहरेश्वर Harihareshwar

Short into: A trip to Harihareshwar is one of the must do trips in Maharashtra. It’s a complete holiday destination within 200km of Mumbai and Pune. To add a cherry on top, there’s a beautiful MTDC cottage resort with wonderful sea view. Taluka: Shrivardhan District: Continue Reading…

भंडारदरा Bhandardara

भंडारदरा Bhandardara Short into: A year-round gifted destination with lovely cool weather and some of man-made and nature’s best offerings. Though its no longer the hidden gem it used to be but the place somehow has the same magic it had even 10 years ago. Continue Reading…

Thane – Igatpuri – Bhandardara – Rajur – Purushwadi

Route:   Thane – Igatpuri – Bhandardara – Rajur – Purushwadi Summary: A famous route in Maharashtra towards Bhandardara and also the one; that takes you to meet a million fireflies. There is nothing more to say. Best time to visit: The right time to actually see Continue Reading…

पुरूषवाडी Purushwadi

Short into: Every year, millions of fireflies twinkling around, wait for you after the first rain showers. Purushwadi is their well known home and witnessing such natural phenomenon is something in itself. Taluka: Akole District: Ahmednagar Distance: 33 km from Bhandardara Best time to visit: Continue Reading…

Poladpur – Panchad – Raigad – Nizampur – Mahad – Thane

Route:   Poladpur – Panchad – Raigad – Nizampur – Mahad – Thane Summary: What fascinates a traveller is multiple routes to a single place. Raigad Fort (base village for parking: Hirkanwadi) is one such place where you can enter from Mahad on NH 66 and leave Continue Reading…

Diveagar – Tamhini – Mulshi – Pune

Route:   Diveagar – Tamhini – Mulshi – Pune Summary: Tamhini Ghat route is one of the must ride route in Maharashtra. In monsoon, this place turns green with waterfalls lined up along the road. The other side of the road provides beautiful valley views. This route Continue Reading…