Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra and also the financial capital of India, is the most populous city of the country. The city with ultra-modern infrastructure lies on the west coast of India, offering a wealthy lifestyle to the residents. You will be stunned to know that Mumbai or the adjoining cities have some mesmerizing tourists spot for one day trip. The natural beauty on the outskirt of the city and along the coastal regions is not the only place here that allures the tourists; there are myriads of spotless places in this film-city which you will fall in love with. Among plenty of picnic spots Mumbai, here is a list of most popular and unparallel destinations in or around the city.
Gateway of India
You must have heard of India Gate of Delhi, but this monument built during the British era is nothing less than that. Mumbai boasts for Gateway of India, which is basically the entry route for marine in India. The place nowadays stays crowded with vendors, tourists and you will feel a festival like ambience all around. Some of the other historic monuments and buildings can be in your day-trip list.
Juhu beach and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beach
Mumbai has some splendid beaches which draw the prime attention of the visitors and residents. Juhu is located 30 Km north to the main city, while Marine Drive is just at the centre of central Mumbai. The food stalls and kids game will keep you engaged for the entire evening after you return from the city tour.
Sanjay Gandhi National park
There is no dearth of natural beauty in Mumbai, though the city has grown as a core business and development centre. The Borivli National park (Sanjay Gandhi National Park) spread over 104 sq Km in the northern region of Mumbai is a perfect animal spotting zone.
Aarey Milk Colony
On the Western Express Highway, Mumbai has the most modern milk colony of the world. You can go for boating and enjoy this most entertaining picnic spots in Mumbai with you family.
Kamla Nehru park and Hanging garden
In southern Mumbai, this park is a zone to find out plethora of flora and fauna. The place is the most relaxing place in Mumbai on a lazy afternoon.
Kanheri Buddhist Caves
The prime attraction in the Sanjay Gandhi National park is this cave, which is located 40 Km from the city. You will be simply stunned to see the Buddhist art and culture of ancient times.
Who would love to miss the beautiful Karnala fort and bird sanctuary while you are in Mumbai? Karnala, the day picnic near Mumbai, is only 48km away from the city through Sion-Panvel Expressway.
The beautiful Karjat stands on the bank of River Ulhas at an elevation of 636 feet. The place, located 62 Km from Mumbai, is famous for adventure activities and as a picnic zone.
Only a couple of hours drive from Mumbai and you can reach this most popular and charming hill station. You can also visit Duke’s Nose, the Lohgad, Korigad Fort, the Karla, the Tiger’s Leap and Bhaja caves here.