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…

राजमाची Rajmachi

Short into: A popular trekking destination among people from Mumbai and Pune. With 2 forts at the top and each providing superb views of the surroundings, Rajmachi is truly a trekkers paradise. Taluka: Mawal District: Pune Distance: 14 km from Lonavala Best time to visit: Continue Reading…

माथेरान Matheran

Short into: Matheran has everything that nature has to offer. Dense forests to misty paths. Beautiful landscapes. Waterfalls and lakes. Its a perfect place for picnic and weekend stay. No vehicles allowed inside Matheran makes it one of a kind in entire Asia. Taluka: Karjat 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…

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…

रायगड किल्ला Raigad Fort

Short into: An enormous fort with breath-taking views of the valleys and mountains. Its the only place in Maharashta with a Ropeway connection. The engineering of the fort is the pride of the Maratha Kingdom. Taluka: Raigad District: Raigad Distance: 30 km from Nizampur Best Continue Reading…