Lonavala is a hill station surrounded by green valleys in western India near Mumbai. The Karla Caves and the Bhaja Caves are ancient Buddhist shrines carved out of the rock. They feature massive pillars and intricate relief sculptures. South of the Bhaja Caves sits the imposing Lohagad Fort, with its 4 gates. West of here is Bhushi Dam, where water overflows onto a set of steps during rainy season.
Places to visit:
Rajmachi Wildlife Sanctuary
Mahabaleshwar is a hill station in India's forested Western Ghats range, south of Mumbai. It features several elevated viewing points, such as Arthur’s Seat. West of here is centuries-old Pratapgad Fort, perched atop a mountain spur. East, Lingmala Waterfall tumbles off a sheer cliff. Colorful boats dot Venna Lake, while 5 rivers meet at Panch Ganga Temple to the north.
Places to Visit:
Elephant’s Head Point
Mini Kashmir or Tapola
Khandala is a hill station in the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra, India, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Lonavala and 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from Karjat. Due to the ease of accessibility from nearby cities, Khandala is a common area for hiking. One destination is the nearby peak of Duke's Nose, which offers a panoramic view of Khandala and the Bhor Ghat.
Panchgani also called Paachgani is a famous
hill station and municipal council in Satara district in Maharashtra, India.
It is renowned for the many premier residential educational institutions.
Panchgani attracts many tourists throughout the year.
A well-known Ganesh Temple is located close by in Wai.
Panchgani's famous 'table land' has been the location for many Indian Movies.
Just an hours ferry ride away from Gate way of India
Alibaug with a series of beaches separated by just a few minutes
drive from each other is a perfect destination for a short break
especially from the metros of Mumbai and Pune. Fresh sea food prepared
in the typical konkani style =' is the highlight of a holiday in Alibaug apart
from the sand and surf.