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TOP 10 Beautiful Hill Stations Near Mumbai

Nature has given lots of beauty to the world. There are many beautiful places in the world. Mumbai is the populous city of India and it is the capital city of the state Maharashtra. It is the richest city of the India and most busy and crowded one also. Sometimes people get irritated by its crowd and traffic. There are many beautiful places near Mumbai. So visit the beautiful hill stations near Mumbai and you will forget all the stress of crowd. We will look upon only the top ten of them.

10. AMBOLI

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This beautiful hill station is 491km from Mumbai. It attracts the tourists through its beautiful location. It is near to the tourist hub of Goa. Monsoon is the best time to visit this place. It will take 8 to 10 hours to reach Amboli from Mumbai.

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9. PANHALA

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it is located 375 km away from Mumbai. Its height is 750 meter above sea level. This city is built in the old and historic Panhala fort. It will take almost six hours to reach Panhala from Mumbai. Except June, July, August and September you can visit any time to Panhala because in these months temperature rises in Panhala.

8. KARJAT

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It is 54 km away from Mumbai railway station and the best time to visit this place July to September. It is located on the Basin of Ulhās River. This is one of the beautiful places with astonishing natural beauty. It will take 1 hour and 40 minutes from Mumbai to Karjat.

7. LAVASA

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This is the newly built hill station near Mumbai based on the style of Italian city Portofino. It is 185 km away from Mumbai. This is the place one can visit whole year. Every month is best to visit this amazing place. It will take only 4 and half hour if you travelled through bus.

6. MALSHEJ GHAT

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It is located 135 km from Mumbai. It is the mountain pass at the place where planes rise up. Your eyes will remain open while seeing this place. Beautiful waterfalls attract tourists towards it. It will take 3 hours to reach here from Mumbai and the best time to visit this place is August and September.

5. CHIKHALDARA

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It is 672 km from Mumbai. Vidarbha region has only this hill station. This place has beautiful deep valleys full with green trees of many types. The best time to visit this place is October to June and it will take 12 to 13 hours from Mumbai to Chikhaldara if you travelled by road.

4. MAHABALESHWAR

Mahabaleshwar hill station

This is the popular hill station near Mumbai and it is full of strawberries. It is 270 km from Mumbai. The India’s longest river is here it starts from Mahadev temple in old Mahabaleshwar. Best time to visit this place is October to June. It will take 5 hours and 20 minutes to reach here from Mumbai.

3. PANCHGANI

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It is 250 km from Mumbai. This is the world’s oldest hill station. Beautiful place surrounded by five hills and beautiful and clean lakes. Best time to visit is September to May. And it will take 5 hours if you travelled from Mumbai to Panchgani by road.

2. MATHERAN

matheran hill station

This is the smallest hill station near Mumbai. Its name means “forest on the forehead”. It is acknowledged as eco-friendly place by the Ministry of environment and it is the only hill station free from vehicles. It is 110 km from Mumbai and the best time to visit this place is November to June. And it will take 1 hour and 40 minutes. As vehicles are not allowed you have to stop your taxi or park your car near Dasturi and then take a horse or a man pulled rickshaw to reach at the hill.

1. LONAVALA

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This is the  nearest hill station only 95 km from Mumbai. It has beautiful landscapes, temples, caves and forts which attracts tourists towards it. It is also famous by the other name which is “jewel of the Sahyadri”. Best time to visit this place is October to June. And it will take 1 hour and 8 minute by train if you travelled from Mumbai to Lonavala and 2 hours and 30 minutes by bus.

About Supriya Chatterjee

I am Supriya, a blogger and a creative writer by profession. I love to read books, watch movies and I am always intrigued to learn something new and riveting. I am also an amateur photographer and enjoy drinking wine. I like to write things with an open end, where I can allow my readers to decide things and not spoon-feed them.

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