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New Year Destinations Near Mumbai for NYE 2019

Posted on :
24 December 2018
Posted on :
24 December 2018

Are you looking for a different setting this New Year? Ring in the New Year in a more unconventional manner and head on over to the beautiful destinations that are only a short drive away from the city of Mumbai. These New Year destinations near Mumbai are perfect for a quick getaway from the city and to welcome in the New Year amidst much beauty.

The places to visit near Mumbai for New Year offer everything from a trip to the hills to camping by a lake. Experience a New Year that will have others envious at any of these locations and the serene and scenic views they have to offer.

Places to Visit near Mumbai for New Year 2019

1. Lonavla

Lonavla is a favourite weekend destination for the folks of Mumbai, and it’s easy to understand why. This quaint hill station is only a short drive away from both Mumbai and Pune, and the journey to the destination is as worth it as the destination itself. Enjoy a scenic drive to the hill station and enjoy a warm and happy New Year with your friends and family in this breathtaking destination.

2. Rajmachi


Enter the New Year with a spirit of adventure and head over to Rajmachi which is situated in the Sahyadri Mountain Range. Climb your way to the top of the Rajmachi fort which has been declared as a protected monument. The trails leading to the fort are well marked and it makes for a favourite trail for many adventure enthusiasts out there. Moreover, the views from the fort are well worth the climb.

3. Sandhan Valley


Calling all thrill lovers and enthusiasts! Push your boundaries this New Year and head on over to Sandhan Valley or as it’s famously called, the Shadow of Valleys. The valley is a combination of a canyon and a valley and an excursion here would entail not just trekking but also rappling and camping under a canopy of stars. Sounds enticing enough? A trip to this valley is definitely one to cross off the bucket list.

4. Alibaug


The coastal town of Alibaug is a well-known destination and has a foot-fall that is rather impressive. It’s beaches and beautiful sunrises and sunsets continue to be a draw for people. Sit back this New Year’s and enjoy lazing under the coconut trees as you enjoy watching the sunset over the water. A trip to Alibaug is sure to have you return in the best of spirits and feeling contentment.

5. Prabalmachi


Prabalmachi is located a short distance away from Mumbai and the rustic charm of this village is appealing to travellers all year round. Moreover, it is also famous for its fireflies and it's a beautiful sight to witness come twilight. One can trek to the two presents here, namely, Prabalgad fort and the Kalavantin fort. A New Year getaway to Prabalmachi will have amazing views accompanying you throughout the way. 

6. Bhandardara


Located near Igatpuri, Bhandardara is a holiday resort village in the Western Ghats of India.

7. Harshchandragadh


The hill fort Harshchandragadh is a trekker’s paradise and has people coming from all over to climb it. An excursion here does not entail a simple trek but also involves valley crossing and rock climbing. Gather all your camping materials and be prepared for a tryst with an adventure you won’t soon forget.

8. Pawna Lake


If your New Year is all about leisure and serenity, then Pawna Lake is your best option. Located a short drive away from Mumbai, this artificial lake makes for a great campsite. Immerse yourself in typical camp activities and enjoy the short trails located all around there. If the weather is not a concern to you, you can also enjoy a dip in the lake and other water sports activities. Welcome the New Year under a canopy of stars with views that beat any fireworks display!

9.  Kolad


Kolad with its cascading waterfalls, lush green sceneries, and the picturesque backdrop of Sahyadris makes for a very idyllic getaway. The destination is a treat for nature lovers, as well as for shutterbugs. Kolad is also famous for white water rafting and your New Year could start on a very thrilling note! If you want a less adrenaline-fueled holiday, you could also enjoy the forts, dams and waterfalls present all around this tiny village.

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