Tired of seating it out in Mumbai? Need a quick shot of relaxation and rejuvenation before you can pore over the excel sheets again? Here’s your definitive quide to weekend trips from Mumbai. And, there’s a huge variety to choose from:
• solitary as well as happening beaches along the Knakn Ciast (Alibaug, Murud, Harnai, Vengurla…) and Goa (Mandrem, Anjuna, Calangute, Verlsao…)
• Cool hill towns in the Sahyadris (Lonavla, Panchagani. Matheran…)
• Amazing Maratha forts (Kolaba, Janjira…)
• The unique taste of Malvan cuisine (Kunkeshwar, Tarkarli..)
•A peek into Parsi history (Udvada, Bordi)
•For adventure enthusiasts, their’s trekking, water sports, paragliding, road jhourneys..
Also our regular updated information for each destination: How to reach, where to stay and eat, tourist officers, en route halts for meals and too breaks. Plus, an access chart and a train reckoner.
Here is the Second Edition of our bestselling Weekend Breaks from Mumbai. The engine that is said to drive India’s economy, every so often, ought to have a break. Especially since the drivers are Mumbaikar’s. While they are usually too busy being managers and workers and financiers, if they just looked at what lies around Mumbai they might slow down!
Mumbai is bestowed with an unmatched geography that surrounds it with carpeted hills and lines the neighboring coast with golden beaches. If you extend your horizons beyond Karat and Candela, the magic of the Shards runs far and wide offering astonishing greenery and atmospheric forts. Down from the bills, on the Arabian Sea coast you have beaches, fishing villages and even backwaters. For those interested in heritage, the Konkani Coast too is eloquent with Maratha and other forts. From the barely seen Masher Chat to the virgin beaches of Hernia, unseen Maharasbtra calls.
We have spent some time reassessing the first edition of our book, finding newer weekend getaway options and updating the old ones. We have seven sections in this book covering, besides Maharashtra, destinations in Goa, Gujarat, Daman and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
We hope we have done all the hard work for you. So here you have 52 irresistible reasons to take that Saturday off, and have a delicious gap in your schedule that doesn’t leave a hole in your pocket.
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