Scenic places near Mumbai to explore on your bike
Celebrate happiness, togetherness, well-being, and ensure that you and your loved ones plan an activity that elevates your dopamine levels as well as strengthens the overall bond. If you are passionate about traveling, a road trip to your city’s nearby getaways could be an ideal way to spend the international day of happiness. Below are a few scenic places you must consider exploring through a bike ride.
Lonavala- If you are a resident of Mumbai or Pune, you must have certainly heard about the mesmerizing beauty of this popular hill station. From the lush greenery and waterfalls to the scenic beauty of the western ghats, this place encapsulates everything that a nature lover can possibly ask for. Exploring Lonavala and Khandala on a bike is surely an experience one should not miss out on.
Alibaug– Another great place to travel to on a bike is Alibaug. Located on the Mumbai-Goa highway, Alibaug is a major tourist attraction for young couples owing to its lovely beaches and extending shores.
Mahabaleshwar – At the surface, Mahabaleshwar might appear to be just like any other hill station, but activities like paragliding, jungle-trekking, boating, and bird-watching, make it a preferred tourist spot. Moreover, the journey from Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar is full of breathtaking views.
Matheran- Matheran, already a popular picnic spot offers various picturesque views that include One Tree Hill Point, Monkey Point, Porcupine Point, Panorama Point, and Rambagh point among many others. If you are a bike lover and a travel-enthusiast, a road trip to Matheran should certainly make it to your bucket list.
Igatpuri– Located in Nashik, the Wine Capital of India – in the Western Ghats, Igatpuri is a tiny hill station that presents a splendid view in the monsoon season. At a distance of 120 kms from Mumbai, it will take you around 2 hours 50 minutes if you go via the NH 3 route. Dhamma Giri Meditation Centre, Ghatandevi Temple, Bhandardara, Nashik are some of the attractions around. Try the fun treks, camping expeditions, zip lining, rappelling, and other adventure activities.
Kamshet- Known as ‘Paraglider’s Paradise’, Kamshet offers tourists a wonderful experience of paragliding over picturesque fields of paddy and sunflower, and the Pawna Lake. The road trip from Mumbai to Kamshet is along the Mumbai–Pune Expressway and is an experience in itself. Located at a distance of 102 kms from Mumbai, it will take you around 2 hours 10 minutes to reach Kamshet. You can also visit the green ambling hills and beautiful sunflower fields.
For the owners of two-wheeler vehicles, it is essential to purchase a Two Wheeler Insurance. Bike insurance plans cover the losses and damages caused to a two-wheeler, thereby protecting the owner against the financial liabilities that might occur in such cases. Therefore, before you start with your road trip ensure that you have a Two wheeler insurance plan in place.
So what are you waiting for? Get in touch with your friends and plan your road trip for the international day of happiness now.