Do you want a break from the busy life or crowded streets of Mumbai? Visiting waterfalls is the best way to relax mind and do lots of fun with friends and family. The lush greenery surrounding the waterfalls will soothe your eyes, which got tired due to daily hectic schedule. Here is a list of some waterfalls near Mumbai that you should visit during monsoon to make your weekend enjoyable.
1. Vangani Waterfall:
Situated in Bedis village near Vangani railway station, Vangani waterfalls, also called Bhagirath waterfalls, is a less crowded place allowing you to spend some quality with your loved one. It seems very beautiful during monsoon season. You can reach here within 2 or 3 hours from Mumbai.
2. Randha Falls:
Located 180 km away from Mumbai, Randha falls in Bhandardara region, is a perfect place for natural beauty admirers. When water falls down from a height of 170 ft, it offers spectacular views to the visitors. The adventure enthusiasts can also enjoy trekking at places near falls. Arthur lake and Wilson dam are the nearby tourist attractions, thus don’t forget to visit them.
3. Bhivpuri Waterfall:
You can find this waterfall in Karjat, Mumbai. Bhivpuri waterfall is often visited by local travelers as it is not too far from the city. It is surrounded by lush green forest and hills, thus bringing you close to the nature. So, plan your this weekend and capture charm of Bhivpuri waterfall in your camera.
4. Pandavkada Falls:
Just 49 km away from Mumbai, Pandavkada falls in Kharghar is the most beautiful waterfall to visit in monsoon season. It is believed that Pandavas stayed in the caves close by this majestic waterfall during their exile, that’s why it is called Pandavkada falls. Cloud capped mountains and vibrant hills make it a popular picnic spot in Navi Mumbai.
5. Lingmala Falls:
Situated on Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar road, Lingmala Falls provide amazing views to the tourists. You can find two waterfalls here i.e. major waterfall and mini waterfall. The major waterfall looks stunning when water falls down from a 500 ft high cliff. If you want to do swimming in waterfall, then you should go to a mini waterfall.
6. Malshej Ghat Waterfalls:
Malshej Ghat, located in Pune district, is a home to waterfalls, birds and serene landscapes, thus a must visit place during monsoon season. The adventure lovers can enjoy rock climbing and trekking at Malshej Ghats. It takes approximately two hours to reach this scenic mountain region. Ozar Vighnahar Ganpati temple and Shivneri Fort situated near Malshej Ghats also attracts many tourists, so try to include these both in your itinerary.
7. Thoseghar Waterfall:
It is present in Satara district which is 268 km away from Mumbai. Thoseghar waterfall, known for its peaceful environment, is one of the India’s highest waterfalls. You can see this waterfall only in monsoon. The visitors feel awesome while breathing fresh air and exploring its natural beauty.