Mumbai – the city of dreams, beaches and local train. There's so much to do in Mumbai and yet you can always ask for more. Did you know that there are a number of spots near the city which are known for short trekking trails that pass through forests? If you are seeking some adventure and also want to spend some time with nature, here are the places you can explore near Mumbai.
On the back side of Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Thane lies this beautiful trekking trail which can be covered in a day. The entire trail is covered with greenery and at the top, you can get a panoramic view of the national park.
It only takes 30 minutes for an average person to reach the top. However, you can take your own time and choose to stop and relax near the streams on the way.
If you are looking to test your strength then this is the perfect trail for you. A four-kilometre trek takes you to the Shiva temple and after walking for another three kilometres you can reach the Balayogi Ashram. From the Ashram, you can continue trekking and experience the best part of the trail to reach Vajreshwari Springs.
Located at a distance of close to 50 kilometres from Mumbai, the Peb Fort trail is considered to be the most scenic and beautiful trekking trails in the entire state. The trail is easy and ideal for the first time trekkers too. You can also take a second route and trek till Panorama Point in Matheran. Peb Fort is your ideal weekend adventure destination from Mumbai.
Take your bikes or cars and head towards Khandala on any weekend to trek on the Kune Waterfalls trail. Although a moderate trail in terms of difficulty, it can become tough to navigate for the first-timers.
Therefore, you should take help from the local guides to reach the top and from there you can look at the beautiful waterfalls. It usually takes 3 to 4 hours for an average person to complete this trek.