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Numerous Trekking Destinations Close To Mumbai

June 8, 2015

People in the urban areas often miss out on adventure activities like trekking and hiking. They presume that that there are no good areas worth trekking near Mumbai. Here is a list of places where you can trek and have a good time.

Ratangad Fort

Ratangad Fort is placed just 180 km from Pune. You can enjoy the trek through fields and forests before you reach the fabulous fort atop the hill. Visit the place during the monsoons and you will have a great time watching lovely lush green hills. This is a true jewel for trekkers.

Ratangad Fort
Ratangad Fort | Image Resource : coupondunia.in

Matheran

Matheran is nearly 100 kms from Mumbai. It is a lovely hill station and a popular tourist location. You can trek to Matheran and enjoy the beauty of the place. The trek is enjoyable. Photographers can have a jolly time clicking pictures.

Matheran
Matheran | Image Resource : speakzeasy.files.wordpress.com

Kalsubai

A hardcore trekker will surely love the trek to Kalsubai. This is referred to as the Everest of the Sahyadris. The amazing trek has always been a dream for those who love adventure. The trek can be difficult but thoroughly enjoyable.
When you reach the apex, you can take the blessings of Goddess Kalsubai who resides atop inside a small temple.

Kalsubai
Kalsubai | Image Resource : travelplay.in

Koringad Fort

Koringad fort is 929 m above sea level. This fort is located close to Lonavala. If you are not too used to trekking, this can really be a great option. Koringad fort trek is easy and enjoyable. Nature lovers would love to view the two lakes enroute while trekking to the top.

Koringad Fort
Koringad Fort | Image Resource : upload.wikimedia.org

Karnala Fort

This is a trekking location placed in the Raigad district and very close to Mumbai. The summit of this hill is in the thumbs-up shape which attracts trekkers to this spot. It is also a very prominent picnic spot. You can enjoy your trek to this lovely hill.

Karnala Fort
Karnala Fort | Image Resource : upload.wikimedia.org

These are just a couple of the most attractive trekking locations close to Mumbai. If you explore, there may be several other lovely destinations for trekkers. Enjoy the trek and always have a group of trekkers to accompany you. The company makes trekking fun and safe too.

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