5 places to visit in and around Mumbai

5 places to visit in and around Mumbai
Kanheri Caves. Pic courtesy: Thinkstock.

If you are in the city of Maya Nagari or Mumbai and wondering where all to go, then here’s a list of places in and around the financial capital, that you can visit.

Kanheri Caves-

Located within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivli (Mumbai), the Kanheri Caves will take you to the Buddhist era. The carvings and the inscriptions on the walls of the caves will leave you spell bound.  

Elephanta Caves

These caves are found in the island of Elephanta, about 10 kilometers from the island of Mumbai. These caves are home to a number of rock-cut 5th and 8th century sculptures of Hindu God Shiva.


Around 85 kilometers from Mumbai is the hill-station of Lonavla, which is famous for Chikki. The scenic beauty of Lonavla will leave you mesmerised and help you have a rendezvous with nature at its best.


If you want to have a tryst with the waves of the Arabian sea, then visit Alibaug, which is about 92 kilometers from Mumbai. The Alibaug Fort will take you to the times of the great Shivaji.


Matheran is around 83 kilometers from Mumbai. This hill station will help you detoxify and rejuvenate your senses with its serene, calm and beauty.

(Images by Thinktsock Photos)

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