Mumbai in summer is often considered to be a doorway to hell. It gets so hot and humid in Mumbai during summer that you feel exhausted within just a few hours of sunlight. Before you know it, you are craving for a getaway to take a break from the heat. Mercifully, there are some places near Mumbai which are not as hot as the city thanks to their geographic location. These places are great holiday spots for a rejuvenating vacation that will give you enough strength to get through the summer. Here are the best tourist places near Mumbai in summer for those who desperately need that break. ALSO SEE Where to go on a summer vacation in India with family Also Read - Amitabh Bachchan Reveals Abhishek-Aishwarya's Wedding Connection With 43-Year-Old Gulmohar Tree at Prateeksha
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The table land of Panchgani is a hill station in the Satara district of Maharashtra. Its picturesque backdrop and natural beauty makes it a lovely vacation spot. The temperature ranges between 20°C to 38°C during summer. It is also popular as a summer camp destination for kids. Also Read - Coronavirus: Death Toll Nears 20000-mark; Recovery Rate More Than Active Cases | Top Developments
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India’s smallest hill station, Matheran in the Raigad district is known for its eco-friendly tourism. It is an easy getaway from Mumbai and makes for a nice weekend holiday spot. The summer temperature stays under 35°C making it bearable and the greenery all around makes you feel closer to nature. Evenings are great for long walks and chilled out sessions.
Located on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border at an elevation of 1000 m, Saputara is a hill station which provides some respite from the summer heat. It has been developed as a holiday hill resort with amenities like hotels, parks, swimming pools, boat clubs, theaters, ropeways and a museum. The average summer temperature ranges from 28°C to 38°C.
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The private planned city of Lavasa near Pune is an excellent choice for a getaway thanks to its location away from the urban hustle bustle. It is being considered as India’s first hill station since independence and makes for a great drive form Mumbai and Pune. The summer temperature ranges from 6°C to 36°C making it a pleasant summer destination. CHECK OUT 5 things to do in Lavasa
One of Maharashtra’s most prominent hill stations, Mahabaleshwar is a good summer holiday option near Mumbai. It is known for its British-built mansions, and its strawberry gardens and honey. The weather in summer is quite pleasant with the temperature ranging from 20°C to 30°C making it a good time for sight-seeing.
Yes, Goa is quite hot in summer. However, Goa is an all-year destination and summer is when all the prices fall down making it a delight for backpackers. You will be amazed at how much you can do in Goa during summer. It is the off season which means that you will not deal with huge crowds at beaches and restaurants. You can still enjoy the sunset and have a blast at the late night parties. If you have to suffer the heat, why not do it at a place like Goa?! NOW SEE Coolest places in Maharashtra to escape the heat
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