If all you need is a day’s break from your hectic routine to reset your mind and body, there’s no better place than Vasind in Maharashtra. It’s an unexplored, picturesque getaway, easily accessible both from Mumbai (80km/2 hours) and Pune (150km/4 hours). Vasind is a treat to sore yes; the quaint village is surrounded by lush greenery, beautiful waterfalls, gorgeous hills and serene landscapes on all sides. Also Read - Complete Lockdown in Thane's Mumbra Area From Today; Milk, Medical Shops to be Open For 2 hrs
From trekking to camping, there’s nothing you can’t do here. For an unforgettable experience, head to Mahuli Fort – a popular spot for trekking in Vasind. Located at an altitude of 2,815 feet above sea level, you will be exposed to the most surreal view ever. The forests around the fort have been declared a sanctuary; it is home to many exotic species of birds and other wildlife. Also Read - Coronavirus: State Govt Yet to Spend Financial Aid Given by Centre, Alleges Devendra Fadnavis
Even for camping, or rather, glamping (a luxurious way of camping), Vasind is an idyllic place. You can sleep under the starry night in the hammocks on the campsite. It’s exquisitely beautiful, especially because it’s right next to the Bhatsai river, offering amazing views of the river as you leisurely enjoy in your tent or hammock. They also have twin sharing glamping tents that come with modern amenities. Other wonderful activities you can indulge in here are hiking and swimming.
If you don’t want to go for a trek and simply relax, head straight to Srushti Farms. The property has swimming pools, artificial waterfalls, river boating and mini-golf to keep you entertained through the day. It’s basically a great option for a day picnic. However, they also provide accommodation, if you wish to spend the night there. You can also visit Paradise Funland – an amusement park cum resort for the best adventure ride and thrilling water activities. Don’t forget to also visit Manas Mandir Jain Temple – a gorgeous temple in the vicinity.