Mumbai Also Read - Maharashtra Reviving Local Tourism: Beautifies Mumbai’s Personal Weekend Getaway, Matheran

Is the heat in Mumbai bothering you too much? Have you lost all levels of tolerance for the unbearable summer heat in Mumbai? Well, it’s time you take a break and head to a cooler location. There are quite a few places around Mumbai that you can escape to, if only for a weekend, to cool your head. We give you 5 places around Mumbai that are perfect for summer retreat. Also Read - Khaali Peeli Star Ananya Panday's New Accessory Catches Sonam Kapoor's Eyes, Check Viral Pictures Inside

1. Mahabaleshwar Also Read - Weekend Getaways in November For Traveholic Mumbaikars


Mahabaleshwar is located 230 km from Mumbai and can be reached in 4-5 hours approximately. Situated at an average elevation of 4,439 feet, it is a popular holiday resort for Mumbaikars and Punekars. It offers numerous places for sightseeing and one certainly won’t get bored here.

2. Matheran


Matheran is located 83 km from Mumbai and can be reached in 2 hours. It is a small hill station at an elevation of 2,625 feet. It has several points that one can visit. It provides the much desired respite from the heat.

3. Lonavala


Lonavala is located 83.5 km from Mumbai and can be reached in 1 hour 50 minutes. Lonavala and the adjacent Khandala are twin hill stations at an elevation of 2,041 feet. One can go sightseeing on reaching here or only sit back and relax.

4. Panchgani


Panchgani is located 244.2 km from Mumbai and can be reached in 5 hours. It’s a famous hill station, which served as a summer resort during the British Raj. Panchgani Hills are picturesque and strikingly beautiful!

5. Panhala


Panhala is located 381.9 km from Mumbai and can be reached in 6 hours. While it takes longer to reach Panhala than the other places mentioned above, we must say it’s totally worth it. There are several places of interest here, each with a story to tell.